After the world is nearly destroyed by a war, a young boy and his friends must fight to save the world from those who seek to conquer what is left of civilization.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Noriko Ohara ...  Conan 26 episodes, 1978
Masatô Ibu Masatô Ibu ...  Opening Narration 26 episodes, 1978
Mieko Nobusawa Mieko Nobusawa ...  Lana 25 episodes, 1978
Kazuyo Aoki Kazuyo Aoki ...  Jimsy 23 episodes, 1978
Ichirô Nagai ...  Captain Dyce 23 episodes, 1978
Rihoko Yoshida Rihoko Yoshida ...  Monsley 19 episodes, 1978
Takuzô Kamiyama Takuzô Kamiyama ...  Dongoroth / ... 16 episodes, 1978
Tetsuo Mizutori Tetsuo Mizutori ...  Kuzo / ... 15 episodes, 1978
Masato Yamanouchi Masato Yamanouchi ...  Dr. Bliack Lao - Lana's Grand Father / ... 13 episodes, 1978
Iemasa Kayumi Iemasa Kayumi ...  Lepka 12 episodes, 1978
Hiroshi Masuoka Hiroshi Masuoka ...  Gutch 12 episodes, 1978
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Storyline

The story takes place in the 21st century, 20 years after World War 3. The world as we know it has been destroyed, and 12 year old Conan lives on an island with his grandfather, believing they are the only two survivors of the war. But one day Conan discovers an unconscious girl on the beach. She is 11 year old Lana, and she's fleeing from the evil rulers of Industria, who want to kidnap her and use her as a bait to convince her grandfather (who has fled from Industria himself) to give up the lost secret of solar energy, which would allow Industria to rule over the world. After Lana is kidnapped from the island, Conan decides to rescue her and sets sail to Industria. Written by Micio Nero

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

4 April 1978 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Future Boy Conan See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Nippon Animation Co. See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(26 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Hayao Miyazaki contributed character design, storyboards and screenplay. See more »

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Followed by Mirai shônen Konan 2 - Taiga daibôken (1999) See more »

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Under rated gem of a classic
31 October 2015 | by drdavid0425See all my reviews

First off let me start by saying that the current cover as of 10.31.2015 for this series is wrong. I grew up watching this show. It aired where I lived in mid-late 80's. It became an instant classic. Most people do not realize that this is a Hayao Miyazaki production. For its time this was beautiful and remains so to this day. The story is captivating and the music is phenomenal. I can say that Future Boy Conan is children friendly. It has an older Disney feel to it. Keep in mind this series was first aired in 1978. But it was released in HD for those interested. I recently (no more than 2 months ago) re-watched the entire series. Considering how rare this series is, If you can find this series, buy it. I assure you, you wont regret it.


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