Magic Boy (movie)

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Alternative title:
Der Zauberer und die Banditen (German)
Magic Boy, el pequeno Samuraï (Spanish)
Sasuke, el Pequeño Samurai (Spanish)
Sasuke, the Young Sarutobi
Shōnen Sarutobi Sasuke (Japanese)
The Adventures of Little Samurai
少年猿飛佐助 (Japanese)
Themes: ninja
Plot Summary: Sasuke is a young boy living in a forest with his sister. Surrounded by friendly wild animals, one day one of them is captured and devoured by a sorceress. Set on defeating this evil magician, Sasuke leaves his home and begins a journey in order to acquire ninja skills powerful enough to confront her.
Running time: 83 minutes
Vintage: 1959-12-25
Premiere date:
1959-12-25 (Japan)
1961-06-22 (USA)
Release dates: We have 2
Links: We have 4
Trivia: We have 1
"Magic Boy" was the first ever Japanese animation to be released theatrically in North America.
A Sarutobi is a ninja in the service of the local lord(s).
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DVD (Region 1)
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Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Story: Kazuo Dan
Executive producer: Hiroshi Ôkawa

Color: Koichi Maeba
Production manager: Seichi Moro
Theme Song Lyrics:
Hiroshi Iwase
Tetsuro Hoshino
Teruo Miyazaki as Sasuke

Harue Akagi as Omon Yayamata
Katsuo Nakamura as Yukimura Sanada
Kazuo Iwata as Gatekeeper
Kenji Usuda as Master Tozawa Hakuun
Ryôei Itô as Okera no Kinta
Shunji Sakai as Batta no Miyoshi
Tomoko Matsushima as Okei-chan
Yoshio Yoshida as Gonkurô the Mountain Storm

Japanese companies
Production: Toei Animation
English staff
English companies
Broadcaster: Turner Classic Movies (USA; 2003)
Distributor: MGM Home Entertainment
Licensed by:
Warner Bros.
English cast
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
Antonio Passy as Maestro Tozawa Hakuun
Rocio Garcel as Sasuke
Spanish companies
German staff
German companies
Broadcaster: ZDF
German cast
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