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    Unique ID Code: 0000189212
    Added by: Jitendar Canth
    Added on: 24/3/2018 15:15
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    Momotaro, Sacred Sailors - Collector's Edition

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    The first feature length anime film
    Certificate: PG
    Running Time: 91 mins
    Retail Price: £39.99
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    Content Type: Movie

    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.

    Special Features:
    Contains the film Momotaro, Sacred Sailors plus the short film The Spider and the Tulip in Japanese with English subtitles.Also contains a 128-page book written by Dr. Jonathan Clements (Author of Anime: A History, co-author of the Anime Encyclopedia).

    Video Tracks:
    4:3 pillarboxed 1080p

    Audio Tracks:
    DTS-HD MA 2.0 mono Japanese

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    Directed By:
    Mitsuyo Seo
    Kenzo Masaoka

    Written By:

    Music From:
    Yuji Koseki
    Ryutaro Hirota

    Director of Photography:
    Mitsuyo Seo

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