The Orphan Brother (1961)

1961-07-19 (JP) HistoryAnimationFamilyFantasyAdventure 1h 23m
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After their father quarrels with local military men, Anju and Zushio are forced to flee, but they are captured and sold into slavery. When their mother dies, they are sold to Sansho the Bailiff, a cruel man who subjects them to hideous torments. While Anju falls into a lake and is transformed into a swan, Zushio escapes and after being adopted to a nobleman grows to a young man. He will then fight to defeat the evil Dayu and free all the slaves.

  1. Taiji Yabushita

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Yugo Serikawa

    Director, Screenplay

  3. Sumie Tanaka


Top Billed Cast

  1. Yoshiko Sakuma

    Yoshiko Sakuma

    Anju (voice)

  2. Isuzu Yamada

    Isuzu Yamada

    Yashio (voice)

  3. Shigeko Arai

    Shigeko Arai

  4. Harue Tone

    Harue Tone

    Kikuno (voice)

  5. Kinya Kitaoji

    Kinya Kitaoji

  6. Jo Mizuki

    Jo Mizuki

    Saburô, second son (voice)

  7. Morio Kazama

    Morio Kazama

    Young Zushiômaru (voice)

  8. Jun Usami

    Jun Usami

    Judge Iwamoto (voice)

  9. Sō Yamamura

    Sō Yamamura

    Fujiwara No Morozane (voice)

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The Orphan Brother
The Orphan Brother

Original Title 安寿と厨子王丸

Status Released

Original Language Japanese

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