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The Littlest Warrior (movie)

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Alternative title:
Anju and Zushiomaru
Anju to Zushio Maru (Japanese)
La Forêt aux Sortilèges (French)
Le plus petit guerrier (French)
Robin e i due moschettieri e mezzo (Italian)
The Orphan Brother
安寿と厨子王丸 (Japanese)
Genres: drama
Themes: historical
Objectionable content: None
Plot Summary: An officer is falsely accused of setting on fire a forest he was supposed to protect. While he is under trial in Kyoto, his family receives an order to leave their mansion and to surrender to the new owner of the land. The family flees, but they end up being tricked and separated by bandits. Sold as slaves, the two children start living a bitter new reality where they must struggle to survive doing harsh physical labor. Anju and her younger brother Zushio try to protect each other as they wonder if they will ever see their parents again.
User Ratings: 14 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 1 vote (?:1)
 Excellent: -
 Very good: 2 votes (sub:2)
 Good: 4 votes (sub:4)
 Decent: 3 votes (sub:3)
 So-so: 2 votes (sub:2)
 Not really good: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Weak: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Bad: -
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Seen in part or in whole by 32 users, rank: #6951 (of 9213)
Median rating: Decent
Arithmetic mean: 6.357 (Decent+), std. dev.: 1.7158, rank: #5878 (of 9305)
Weighted mean: 6.323 (Decent+), rank: #5917 (of 9305) (seen all: 6.32)
Bayesian estimate: 6.902 (Good), rank: #3541 (of 6987)
Running time: 83 minutes
Vintage: 1961-07-19
Premiere date:
1961-07-19 (Japan)
Release dates: We have 3
Opening Theme:
"Anju To Zushiomaru (安寿と厨子王丸)" by Chûji Kinoshita
Ending Theme:
"Anju no Uta (安寿の唄)" by Keiko Nousawa
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Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Jun Usami as Judge Iwamoto 
Kinya Kitaōji as Taira no Masamichi (adult Zushiōmaru)
Morio Kazama as Zushio Maru (young)
Reiko Mutoh as Nezumi No Chon-ko 
Tooru Oohira as Koguma No Moku 
Yoshiko Sakuma as Anju

Eijirou Touno as Sanshō Tayū
Isuzu Yamada as Yashio
Jou Mizuki as Saburō Jinan
Jun Usami as Masauji Iwaki
Masao Mishima as Onikura Mutsu-no-Kami
Mikijiro Hira as Jirō Chōnan
Reiko Mutoh as Chonko the Mouse
Sou Yamamura as Fujiwara No Morozane
Tokue Hanazawa as Sanai Andō
Tomoko Matsushima as Princess Aya
Tooru Oohira as Moku the Bear Cub

Gentarō Mori as Kiyomizu Ruffian
Harue Tone as Kikuno
Junji Masuda as Morozane's Messenger
Kenji Ushio as Sendō Sado No Tatsukō
Kin'ya Kitaooji as Zushio Maru (adult) 
Kouji Kiyomura as Sendō Miyazaki No Jinpachi
Masao Mishima as Onikura Mutsu Nokami 
Masao Oda as Iwaki's Guard
Nakajirou Tomita as Yakkogashira No Gonroku
Shigeko Arai as Aya's Attendant
Ushio Akashi as Kokubunji Priest
Yasushi Nagata as Hito-gai No Yamaoka Dayū
Japanese companies
Production: Toei Animation
English staff
English companies
Distributor: Atlas Films
English cast
Italian cast
Italian staff
Arturo Dominici as Sanshō
Carlo Alighiero as Onikura
Ferruccio Amendola as Yakkogashira no Kenroku
Gianfranco Bellini as Saburō
Gianni Marzocchi as Fujiwara no Morozane
Michele Gammino as Yamaoka
Vittoria Febbi as Yashio
Italian companies
Distributor: Avo Film

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