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Taro the Dragon Boy (1979)

Tatsu no ko Tarô (original title)
A young boy has to make a voyage to a distant lake to save his mother, who has been turned into a dragon.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Kazuo Kitamura ...
Niwatori-chouja (voice)
Sayuri Yoshinaga ...
Tatsuya (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jun'ya Katô ...
Taro (voice)
...
Yamanba (voice)
Kazuo Kumakura ...
Red Oni (voice)
Mîna Tominaga ...
Aya (voice)
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A young boy has to make a voyage to a distant lake to save his mother, who has been turned into a dragon.

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17 March 1979 (Japan)  »

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Taro - Der Drachenboy  »

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10 April 2002 | by See all my reviews

This is an excellent old anime. It is very stylized with Japanese ink paintings for backgrounds and characters reminiscent of those in Miyazaki films. I am not sure if this is a Japanese or Chinese film however.

I have enjoyed this movie since I was a kid and still enjoy it, though it is very hard to find.


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