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MOMOTARO, SACRED SAILORS
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MOMOTARO, UMI NO SHINPEI

(MOMOTARO, SACRED SAILORS)

Directed by : Mitsuyo SEO

Year of production : 1945 Length : 74 minutes

Synopsis

A propaganda animated feature film made during WWII with the funding by the Ministry of Navy. Based on the story of a typical Japanese fairy-tale, Momotaro, here depicted the activity of the Imperial Navy by comparing Momotaro with his follower animals to the Japanese Navy. The film was released in 1945, during the wartime Japan and has influenced the countless next-generation animators.

Credits

Mitsuyo SEO - Director

Film's poster © DR

Contacts

Production

SHOCHIKU CO., LTD - 13th Floor 4-1-1 Tsukiji, Togeki Bldg. 13th Floor 104-8422 TOKYO JAPAN - T: 81 355501623 - ibd@shochiku.co.jp - www.shochikufilms.com


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