Tatsu no ko Taro
|Tatsu no ko Taro, Taro the Dragon Boy|
|Directed by||Kiriro Urayama
|Produced by||Toei Doga|
|Written by||Kiriro Urayama (screenplay)
Isao Takahata (concept)
Miyoko Matsutani (novel)
Takashi Mitsui (screenplay)
|Music by||Riichiro Manabe|
|Edited by||Yasuhiro Yoshikawa|
|Distributed by||Toei Animation|
|Release date(s)||17 March 1979|
|Running time||75 minutes|
Tatsu no ko Taro is a 1979 film adaptation of a famous Japanese folk tale, and the novel Taro, the Dragon Boy by Miyoko Matsutani. In 1966, Taro, the Son of Dragon with the original Japanese title of "Tatsu, no ko Taro", started as a puppet series on a Japanese television channel. In the late 1970s the anime TV series Taro the Dragon Boy (original story by Miyoko Matsutani) was shown on Indian national television. Due to this one serial, a generation of Indians was introduced to Japanese animation.
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