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Little Norse Prince (Taiyo no oji: Horusu no daiboken)

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Mikijiro Hira Mikijiro Hira
Grunwald, the Demon of Ice
Eijirô Tono Eijirô Tono
Ganko, the blacksmith
Masao Mishima Masao Mishima
Village Leader
Yasushi Nagata Yasushi Nagata
Drago, villager
Tadashi Yokouchi Tadashi Yokouchi
Paul / Moog the Rock Giant
Yuriko Abe Yuriko Abe
Young woman


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8 years, 6 months ago at Oct 4 1:36
For simplicity’s sake, I’m just going to refer to this title as Little Norse Prince in my review. If you’re interested, look up on IMDB or Wikipedia the numerous other titles it’s known by. And now onto our regularly scheduled programming…   Isao Takahata’s first feature film, Little Norse Prince, was also his first time working with Hayao Miyazaki, and it’s like a warm-up for bot... read more
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Horus, a kid living in a unnamed Scandinavian/Eastern Europe culture of the Iron Age, recovers the Sword of the Sun from the rock giant Moog and learns from his dying father that he must returns to his ancestral territory. In the process, he defends a village from the attacks of Grundewald, a warlord/ice demon and befriends the enigmatic Hilda, a lonely and beautiful girl who sings haunting songs (and who hides a terrible secret)
Release date: 31 July 1970
Tags: Anime (5), Animation (4), Japanese (3), Action (2), Boy (1), American International Pictures (1), 1968 (1), Demon (1), Orphan (1), Vikings (1), Human Relationship (1), Axe (1), Bear (1), Mythological (1), Giant (1), Harp (1), Utopia Quest (1), Sub (1), Drama (1), Wedding (1)
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"Released on July 31, 1970 Japanese anime originally released in 1968 by Toei Company under the title "The Great Adventures of Horus, Prince of the Sun." Distributed by AIP for U.S. release as a television movie. "

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