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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Referenced in Matzav Ha'Uma: Episode #7.10 (2014) See more »

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The best animation ever in the history of TV or cinema
3 October 2007 | by (US) – See all my reviews

Without any doubt, the best animation TV show in the history of television or cinema. A masterpiece created by the guineas Isao Takahata, whose great work has been influenced especially by Italian neorealism and by the French New Wave films.That's why Takahata's work is so different and more touching from most animation, which focus on fantasy. It's one of those shows and movies that make a very strong impression on the viewers. Some people can call this show "a soap opera animation series" but it's a lot more than that. It has a lot of cinema influences, a lot of interesting beautiful frames, and a lot of interesting and profound characters as well as moving scenes. It's so realistic (animals don't talk as opposed to most animation) that you think you're watching a Ken Loach or Roberto Rossellini film. The show has been influenced by Vittorio De Sica's "The Bicycle Thief". The music is also perfect, especially Mr. Peppino carriage melody. If you haven't seen it yet you don't know what you're missing. For all ages!!!


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