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Magic Boy

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Feature Japan
Animation, Akira Daikuhara, Taiji Yabushita; 1961, 83 min

Recommended ages: 8+
In English

Anime? Check. Disney-inspired cute critters? Check. Beautiful colors? Do you even have to ask?! Our Festival Flashback is a groundbreaker: the first-ever anime film released in the US (from renowned Toei Studios), and quite possibly the inspiration for the lovably goofy ninjas-in-training of Naruto. Step back in time and follow Sasuke’s adventures from the very beginning!

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