Magic Boy
Magic Boy
Theatrical poster to Magic Boy
Directed by Taiji Yabushita[1]
Written by Michihei Muramatsu
Music by Tōru Funamura
Cinematography Harusato Ōtsuka
Mitsuaki Ishikawa
Editing by Shintarō Miyamoto
Distributed by Toei
Released December 25, 1959
Running time 83 min.
Preceded by Kid Magician Sasuke Part 1 (1958; live-action)
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Magic Boy or The Adventures of Little Samurai (少年猿飛佐助 Shōnen sarutobi Sasuke) is a 1959 film directed by Taiji Yabushita.[1] The second of Toei's animated films, it was released in the United States on June 22, 1961.[2]




  1. 1.0 1.1 "少年猿飛佐助" (in Japanese). Japanese Movie Database. Retrieved 2011-05-02.
  2. "Magic Boy (1959)" at the Internet Movie Database
  3. "少年猿飛佐助" (in Japanese). Kinema Jumpo. Retrieved 2011-05-02.

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