Momotar˘: Umi No Shinpei
English Title: Momotaro's Divine Sea WarriorsMomotar˘: Umi No Shinpei (Momotaro's Divine Sea Warriors, Momotaro's Gods-Blessed Sea Warriors) (1945) Feature Length Theatrical Animated Film by Dave Koch
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- Feature Length Animated FilmFeature
- Traditional Animation
- Sh˘chiku D˘ga Kenkyűjo
- Distributed by: Naval Ministry of Japan
- Directed By Mitsuyo Seo.
- Animated By Ichiro Kimura, Ry˘tar˘ Kuwata, Kenz˘ Masaoka, Shunji Obata, Ichiro Takagi.
- Written By Mitsuyo Seo.
- Music: Yuji Koseki, Hachiro Sato.
- Originally Released on March 12, 1945.
- Originally Released Theatrically.
- Running Time: 74 minutes.
- Black & White
Cute animal cadets from the naval air force return to their home village to tell their younger brothers about the war effort. The story moves to one of their newly acquired Pacific island territories, where the native elephants and cheetahs are learning their new... (more)
Cartoon Production Information:
Japan's first animated feature film, this is the sequel to the 1943 featurette "Momotaro no umiwashi" ("Momotaro, the Sea Eagle"). The Japanese Naval Ministry ordered director Mitsuyo Seo to make a propaganda film for the Second World War.... (more)
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