Momotaro's Sea Eagle (movie)

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Alternative title:
Momotaro no Umiwashi (Japanese)
桃太郎の海鷲 (Japanese)
桃太郎之海鷲 (Chinese (Hong Kong))
Genres: fantasy
Themes: historical, military
Objectionable content: Mild
Plot Summary: Momotaro, the human leader of an animal navy fleet, has given his animal vassals a mission to bomb Pearl Harbor (also referred to as Demon Island). The Canine, Monkey, & Pheasant units all volunteered to accomplish the mission in the honor of their own country.
Running time: 37 minutes
Vintage: 1942
Premiere date:
1943-03-25 (Japan)
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Trivia: We have 1
Comment:
First full length animated feature film in Japan. Planned by the News Division of Imperial Japanese Navy, the film combined animated characters from the famous folklore Momotaro and real footage from the attack of Pearl Harbor.
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DVD (Region 1)
    The Roots of Japanese Anime Until the End of WWII (Sub.DVD) 2008-12-02 (from $28.78)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Mitsuyo Seo
Animation: Mitsuyo Seo
Original Music: Noboru Ito
Photography: Mitsuyo Seo
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Japanese companies
Production: Geijotsu Eigasha
English staff
English companies
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Licensed by: Zakka Films
English cast
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