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Contains the full film on Blu-Ray and DVD in Japanese with English subtitles, presented in collectors packaging. Contains the full film on Blu-Ray and DVD in Japanese with English subtitles, presented in collectors packaging.
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Japanese fairy tale hero Momotaro leads a squad of heroic animal soldiers against evil British demons. Believed destroyed after Japan’s surrender, rediscovered in a warehouse in 1983 and digitally restored from the sole surviving negative. This infamous 1945 black-and-white propaganda film was funded by the Navy Ministry to promote recruitment and Japan’s military agenda in the South Seas. The film was a landmark event in anime history, and a seminal influence on the generation of animators that followed. Japanese fairy tale hero Momotaro leads a squad of heroic animal soldiers against evil British demons. Believed destroyed after Japan’s surrender, rediscovered in a warehouse in 1983 and digitally restored from the sole surviving negative. This infamous 1945 black-and-white propaganda film was funded by the Navy Ministry to promote recruitment and Japan’s military agenda in the South Seas. The film was a landmark event in anime history, and a seminal influence on the generation of animators that followed.

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SKU 5037899064047
Catalogue Number ANI0209
Year 1945
Director Seo, Mitsuyo
Format DVD, Blu-Ray
Publisher(s) Anime Ltd
Subtitles English
Language(s) Japanese
Running time 74 mins
DVD region 2
Blu-ray region B
Certificate PG

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