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December 1978–February 1979

Winter 1978/1979 Anime

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Lupin III: Lupin vs. Fukusei-ningen

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Comedy
  4. Mystery
  5. Seinen
Lupin III: Lupin vs. Fukusei-ningen
  • Studio TBD
December 16, 1978 JST

※ Theatrical Premiere

Lupin, the master thief/spy/Jack of all Trades, has been executed, but he is still alive, and not even Lupin himself knows how that is possible. While trying to figure out, however, he and his gang are thrust into a conspiracy involving clones, Lupin's un-trustworthy rival Fujiko, and a miniature madman's plot to take over the world.

(Source: Anime News Network)

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Lupin III: Pilot Film (1978)

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Comedy
  4. Mystery
  5. Seinen
Lupin III: Pilot Film (1978)
Short-form
  • Studio TBD
December 16, 1978 JST

A remastered version of the Pilot film, realised in 1978, re-photographed in cinemascope and re-dubbed for being screened in cinema before of 1st movie [Mamoo's 1st copy]. In 1989, it was included on the Lupin III - Secret File OVA.

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Tanpen Unico: Kuroi Kumo to Shiroi Hane

  1. Adventure
  2. Fantasy
  3. Kids
Tanpen Unico: Kuroi Kumo to Shiroi Hane
  • Studio TBD
1979

The Goddess Venus is jealous of the beautiful human girl Psyche and blames her pet unicorn, Unico, as Psyche's source of good luck that keeps her from the harm of the goddess' cruel intentions.

Unico has the amazing power to make anyone he meets happy. Whether it's because of his personality or the powers of his horn, no one knows. Venus has Unico banished, and the West Wind now takes Unico from one place and time to the next. Taken to a heavily polluted city, Unico meets a sickly girl named Chiko who is suffering because of the pollution of a nearby factory that darkens the entire sky. Unico then is determined to cheer her up, cure her, and destroy the nearby factory.

(Source: Anime News Network)

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Akage no Anne

  1. Drama
  2. Historical
  3. Slice of Life
Akage no Anne
Jan 7, 1979 at 7:30pm JST

Born of the pen of the Canadian writer L.M. Montgomery, the little red-haired orphan comes to life in this anime, based on the first book in the long Anne series. Nobody has ever wanted her in her long and lonely 11-year-old life... until this dream comes true and she is going to have a wonderful home in Green Gables on Prince Edward Island with Marilla and Mathew Cuthbert. But all turns too good to be true - it was just a mistake; the Cuthberts have "ordered a boy" from the orphanage and have no need for a girl. And yet, soon Marilla and Matthew discover that they cannot live without this lively imaginative chatterbox. Green Gables becomes her home; Diana - the best "bosom friend" any girl ever dreamed of; Gilbert - the hated but never-despairing boy in love... Friends, dreams and school, scrapes and funny accidents, laughter and tears, tragedies and achievements - fill Anne's life as she goes on her road of growing up.

(Source: Anime News Network)

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Time Bokan Series: Zenderman

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Comedy
  4. Mecha
  5. Sci-Fi
  6. Super Power
Time Bokan Series: Zenderman
February 3, 1979 JST

Dr Monja is a scientist who is curious about the nature of the legendary Elixir of Life which grants the drink eternal lifetimes and forever youth. He built a device called the "Time Tunnel" in order to let a team of youngsters to start a quest down the timeline and various spaces to find an exact answer. A trio of villains, however, is also seemingly after the exact same thing.

(Source: Wikipedia)

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Hana no Ko Lunlun

  1. Drama
  2. Magic
  3. Shoujo
Hana no Ko Lunlun
February 9, 1979 JST

The King of the Flower Planet is dying, but his heir can't take up the throne until the legendary Seven Color Flower, symbol of the King's power, is found. The Angels, Cateau and Noveau are sent to Earth to find the Flower Girl, a young female who descends from both humans and Flower Angels (who once inhabited Earth a long time ago) - and they find Lunlun in France. They convince her to go in a long journey to find the Flower - she'll know the good and bad sides of humans and Flower Angels (incarnated in the ambitious Togenishia and her sidekick Boris), and will fall in love with Serge Flora, a man who holds a great secret.

(Source: Anime News Network)