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2017 marks the 100-year anniversary of Japanese animation. In celebration, the JICC is presenting a retrospective of animated films!
Don't miss this rare film based on the popular series by legendary artist and "God of Comics," Osamu Tezuka!
Caesar, a white lion, is king of the jungle. His dream is to bring peace among the animals of his kingdom. Unfortunately, his reign is cut short and his consort, Snowene, is captured and sent to be sold off overseas. While on board, she gives birth to a single white cub, Kimba.
Kimba manages to escape from the ship and returns to the jungle in order to fulfill his father's dream. Although his arrival brings joy to the jungle's inhabitants, not all share Kimba's vision of a peaceful and harmonious existence. Now, young Kimba must prove himself worthy of being King of the Jungle!
In Japanese with English subtitles | Not rated | 1966 | 75 min | Adventure | Directed by Eiichi Yamamoto