3000 Leagues in Search of Mother (1976– )
"Haha wo tazunete sanzenri" (original title)

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An Italian child goes on a journey to find his mother in Argentina.

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Yoshiko Matsuo ...
 Marco (1 episode, 1976)
Kazuyuki Sogabe ...
 Tonio (1 episode, 1976)
Yukiko Nikaido ...
 Anna (1 episode, 1976)
Kiyoshi Kawakubo ...
 Pietro (1 episode, 1976)
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A young Italian boy named Marco is devastated when his mother must leave home to work in Argentina to pay off the family debt. She sends the family letters, but soon the messages stop coming, which worries Marco and sets him off on an epic quest to find her. Written by cupcakes

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The series is based on the story "From the Apennines to the Andes" included in the novel 'Cuore' by Edmondo De Amicis. The plot-line was much expanded in the series, and many characters were added. See more »

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is it any possible to say that an anime show can overcome most of what we can consider today as fantastic.
26 November 2012 | by (london) – See all my reviews

this show is so good that it easily beasted shows like dbz and pokemon. this show doesn't have overpowered childish soperpowers or over the top fanservice or everything els we consider anime to be.yet this show with its simple minded dialuges has such a touching story to it.every kid is connected to hes mother and seeing this little kid going miles just to be with hes mother made us the viewers toss aside our dbz figures and pokemon cards and go deep inside this little kids world and share hes struggles and feel hes pain and learn about life the way it really is. this show targeted children and not only it managed to attract them by the thousands but it also attracted adults and teenagers to it the way no cartoon ever managed to do.years later its still aired on TV here in israel .this show truly is timeless and its so sad to know it will never get the fame it deserved worldwide.


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