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Hashimoto-San (1959) Theatrical Cartoon Hashimoto-San

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  • Theatrical ShortShort
  • Traditional Animation
  • TerryToon Cartoons, CBS Films
  • Distributed by: 20th Century Fox
  • Cartoon Characters: Hashimoto the Mouse, Hanako, Yuriko, Saburo.
  • Voice Actors: John Myhers.
  • Directed By Dave Tendlar, Bob Kuwahara.
  • Produced By Bill Weiss.
  • Music: Philip A. Scheib.
  • Editor: George McAroy.
  • Originally Released on September 06, 1959.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 7 minutes.
  • CineColor
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

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In this show, Hashimoto told a series of stories about Japan and its history to G.I. Joe (a newspaper reporter). After this initial run in theaters, additional...  (more)

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This episode marks the first appearance of Hashimoto the Mouse. Hashimoto the Mouse may be the first Asian character in an American cartoon with a positive,...  (more)

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I saw this film last night in tokyo,and Ifelt this film is one of best catoon films made in USA.
From my(japanese) point of view,Hashimoto family was described well,funny and beautiful,but of course,in 1959,almost japanese lived in Tokyo didn't...  (read more)

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Given the prevalence of racist stereotyping on American TV back then (I'm a geezer of 51 years, so I was there and I remember), this cartoon was a rarity, in that it treated traditional Japanese culture accurately, and even respectfully.
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