Taro, the Dragon Boy (1979)

Genres - Action, Children's/Family, Fantasy  |   Sub-Genres - Anime, Children's Fantasy, Fantasy Adventure, Sword-and-Sorcery  |   Run Time - 75 min.  |   Countries - Japan  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Stephen Thomas Erlewine

Patterned after Japanese art and silk screens, Taro, The Dragon Boy is an animated feature about Japanese mythology and cultures, focusing on Taro, a young boy who has to make a voyage to a distant lake to save his mother, who has been turned into a dragon.

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boy, search, dragon, lake, mother, voyage, culture [social culture], family-member, mythological-legends, rescue