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December 1987–February 1988

Winter 1987/1988 Anime

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Genji Monogatari

  1. Drama
  2. Historical
  3. Romance
Genji Monogatari
December 19, 1987 JST

※ Theatrical Premiere

Based on the literary work of Shikibu Murasaki, The Tale of Genji is a story of the Emperor`s second son born by a courtier. Made a commoner, he served as a retainer to the court.

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Jigazou

  1. Comedy
Jigazou
  • Studio TBD
1988

※ Theatrical Premiere

This extremely brief film was Osamu Tezuka's answer to a challenge presented to the leaders of the international animation community to create animated self-portraits.

(Source: Anime News Network)

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Tang Lang Bu Chan

  1. Historical
Tang Lang Bu Chan
Short-form
1988

※ Theatrical Premiere

A cicada is resting high on a tree. It is chirping for all it’s worth and drinking in the dew, oblivious of a mantis behind. The mantis, bending over and arching up its front leg, is going to catch the cicada but does not know that there is an oriole beside it. The bird has stretched out its neck, ready to peck at the mantis. Again the oriole is unaware that a weasel is sneaking up to it. The three creatures all covet gains ahead without being aware of an imminent danger behind.

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Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu: Waga Yuku wa Hoshi no Taikai

  1. Action
  2. Military
  3. Sci-Fi
  4. Space
Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu: Waga Yuku wa Hoshi no Taikai
February 6, 1988 JST

※ Theatrical Premiere

This movie, based on an anecdote of "Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu" written by novelist Tanaka Yoshiki, preludes the 110-episodes TV series by describing the first encounter between the ambitious young man Reinhard von Müsel under the imperial flag and the passive Yang Wenli who serves a corrupting democracy. Set in an imaginative future, the story describes the first encounter between Yang and Reinhard and discusses how heroes are born.

(Source: Anime News Network)