The Tibetan Dog

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The Tibetan Dog
Directed byMasayuki Kojima
Produced byYasuteru Iwase
Screenplay byNaoto Inoue
Based onThe Tibetan Dog by Zhi Jun Yang
Music byShusei Murai
CinematographyYuuki Kawashita
Edited bySatoshi Terauchi
Release date
  • July 15, 2011 (2011-07-15) (China)[1]
  • January 7, 2012 (2012-01-07) (Japan)[2]
Running time
90 minutes
BudgetCNY60 million[3]
Box officeCNY1.35 million (in China)[3]

The Tibetan Dog (Chinese: 藏獒多吉; Japanese: チベット犬物語 ~金色のドージェ~) is a 2011 Chinese/Japanese animated film directed by Masayuki Kojima, co-produced by Madhouse, China Film Group Corporation and Ciwen Pictures.[4] It premiered at 51st Annecy Film Festival in June 2011. In this film, a young boy named Tenzing leaves for Tibet after his mother passes away to live with his father in the prairies and encounters a true friend in form of a golden Tibetan Mastiff.[5][6] Maiden Japan released the film on home video in the U.S..[7]


  1. ^ 中日首度合作动画电影《藏獒多吉》 (in Chinese). Retrieved 2011-11-01.
  2. ^ "Madhouse's Tibetan Dog Film Slated for January 7". Anime News Network. 2011-10-20. Retrieved 2011-10-21.
  3. ^ a b An Wei (2011-11-22). "Behind China's domestic animation slump". Retrieved 2012-12-05.
  4. ^ ""The Tibetan Dog" Presents Children's Day Gift". 2011-06-01. Retrieved 2011-11-01.
  5. ^ "Strong anime push at Annecy festival - 'House,' 'Colorful,' 'Dog' to compete at fest". Variety. 2011-04-15. Retrieved 2011-11-01.
  6. ^ "Annecy 2011 Official selection - Feature films". Retrieved 2011-11-01.
  7. ^ "Maiden Japan Licenses Tibetan Dog Anime Film for Streaming". Anime News Network. March 22, 2018. Retrieved March 22, 2018.

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