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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An unforgettable animated soap opera
7 May 2002 | by ((Spain)) – See all my reviews

This classic was released in 1976 in Spain after the great success of "Heidi" and was a great social phenomenon.My mother and all my family cried with the life of this italian child that searched his mother in Argentina.Based on a popular novel,"Marco"has been re-released several times in Spain with a great success.The animation is good and the characters (like the monkey of the child or the italian people)are well described.Is a good example of good japan anime.


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