World Masterpiece Theater

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I notice that World Masterpiece Theater (WMT) animes don’t have much love here on MT. So I decided to open this topic and presenting them to you.

http://www.nippon-animation.co.jp/art/new/all.jpg

World Masterpiece Theater (Sekai Meisaku Gekij?) is a Japanese TV anime staple that showcased an animated version of a different classical book or story each year. It originally aired from 1969 to 1997 and then it was resumed in 2007. Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata both worked on several of the series.
Those animes were worldwide-spread. At least the majority of them aired on several European TV networks more than once. So I believe you can recognize some of the characters from the pic above. If you can’t, I believe you have read or have heard about the books where the stories were based on.

Youtube movies: Link1; Link2

More Information:
Anime News Network: http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/anime.php?id=430
Bandai Visual: http://dbeat.bandaivisual.co.jp/meisaku/
Goo OCN: http://ocn.bb.goo.ne.jp/special/meisaku/


WMT Anime List:

• 1969 Dororo and Hyakkimaru (Dororo to Hyakimaru)
http://img155.imageshack.us/img155/1715/dororoj.jpg

• 1969 - 1970 Moomin (M?min)
http://img690.imageshack.us/img690/7639/1994kapakresmi.jpg

• 1971 Andersen Stories (Anderusen Monogatari)
http://img3.imageshack.us/img3/4050/worldhca01.jpg

• 1972 New Moomin (Shin M?min)
http://cdn03.animenewsnetwork.com/thumbnails/fit200x200/encyc/A455-61.jpg

• 1973 Rocky Chuck the Mountain rat (Yama Nezumi Rokk? Chakku)
http://img33.imageshack.us/img33/6825/1768kapakresmi.jpg

• 1974 Heidi, Girl of the Alps (Arupusu no Sh?jo Haiji)
http://img692.imageshack.us/img692/6276/1559kapakresmi.jpg intro

• 1975 A Dog of Flanders (Furand?su no Inu)
http://img131.imageshack.us/img131/5294/dogsn1.jpg intro

• 1976 3000 Leagues in Search for Mother (Haha o Tazunete Sanzen Ri)
http://img92.imageshack.us/img92/4048/marcohv6.jpg intro; Minitokyo

• 1977 Rascal the Raccoon (Araiguma Rasukaru)
http://img172.imageshack.us/img172/2165/rascalft0.jpg intro

• 1978 The Story of Perrine (Per?nu Monogatari)
http://img398.imageshack.us/img398/777/perrineyz6.jpg intro

• 1979 Red-haired Anne (Akage no An)
http://img687.imageshack.us/img687/406/37985.jpg intro

• 1980 The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Tomu S?y? no B?ken)
http://img372.imageshack.us/img372/3963/tomhs5.jpg intro

• 1981 The Swiss Family Robinson: Flone of the Mysterious Island (Kazoku Robinson Hy?ry?ki: Fushigi na Shima no Fur?ne)
http://img372.imageshack.us/img372/679/floraww7.jpg intro

• 1982 Lucy of the Southern Rainbow (Minami no Niji no R?sh?)
http://img110.imageshack.us/img110/6879/lucydd9.jpg intro

• 1983 Alps Story: My Annette (Watashi no Annetto)
http://img517.imageshack.us/img517/2951/annetteap0.jpg intro

• 1984 Katri, Girl of the Meadows (Makiba no Sh?jo Katori)
http://img155.imageshack.us/img155/8784/katriaw8.jpg intro

• 1985 Princess Sarah (Sh?k?jo S?ra)
http://img392.imageshack.us/img392/1071/sarahdn8.jpg intro

• 1986 The Story of Pollyanna, Girl of Love (Ai Sh?jo Porianna Monogatari)
http://img155.imageshack.us/img155/6475/pollyanajf0.jpg intro

• 1987 Little Women; Love Story of the Young Grass (Ai no Wakakusa Monogatari)
http://img155.imageshack.us/img155/7116/mulherzinhaszt6.jpg intro

• 1988 Little Prince Cedie (Sh?k?shi Sedi)
http://img154.imageshack.us/img154/4557/cediezu8.jpg intro

• 1989 Adventures of Peter Pan (P?t? Pan no B?ken)
http://img387.imageshack.us/img387/6936/peterpanbl9.jpg intro

• 1990 My Daddy Long Legs (Watashi no Ashinaga Ojisan)
http://img387.imageshack.us/img387/5839/daddymg5.jpg

• 1991 Trapp Family Story (Torappu Ikka Monogatari)
http://img242.imageshack.us/img242/1403/trappts2.jpg

• 1992 The Bush Baby (Dais?gen no Chiisana Tenshi Busshu Beib?)
http://img211.imageshack.us/img211/2226/busho.jpg

• 1993 Little Women II: Jo's Boys; Tale of Young Grass: Nan and Miss Jo (Wakakusa Monogatari: Nan to J?sensei)
http://cdn.myanimelist.net/images/anime/12/3276.jpg

• 1994 Tico of the Seven Seas (Nanatsu no Umi no Tiko)
http://img834.imageshack.us/img834/3707/1563kapakresmi.jpg

• 1995 Romeo's Blue Skies (Romio no Aoi Sora)
http://cdn.myanimelist.net/images/anime/7/3277.jpg

• 1996 Famous Dog Lassie (Meiken Rassh?)
http://img171.imageshack.us/img171/8975/lassiekt7.jpg

• 1996 - 1997 Remi, Nobody's Girl (Ie Naki Ko Remi)
http://img381.imageshack.us/img381/5308/ienakivz8.jpg intro

• 2007 Les Misérables: Girl Cosette (Re Mizeraburu Sh?jo Kozetto)
http://img147.imageshack.us/img147/8193/miserablestm8.jpg intro Minitokyo

• 2008 The Long Journey of Porphy (Porufi no Nagai Tabi)
http://img392.imageshack.us/img392/6798/porfyav9.jpg intro

• 2009 Hello Anne ~ Before Green Gables (Konnichiwa An ~ Bif? Guriin G?burusu)
http://img697.imageshack.us/img697/8467/anneq.jpg intro Minitokyo

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oh wow theres so many maybe thanks to you introduced them to us all theyll be added to minitokyos anime lists

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