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DORORO

FURUHASHI Kazuhiro

Animated TV series [Japan]

Reworking of TEZUKA Osamu’s manga Dororo. Hyakkimaru is feared and abandoned after he is born in an incomplete body. With a sword implanted prosthetic hands, Hyakkimaru goes on a quest to discover the secret of his birth while fighting monsters with bandit Dororo. Asks the original’s profound questions, “What is a human? What is life?” with swordplay that brings together the best of modern animation and shooting techniques. [24 min. × 24 episodes]

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FURUHASHI Kazuhiro

Japan

Born in 1960. Animation director. Major work includes Kidosenshi Gandamu Yunikon (MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM UNICORN) (2010-14, 16).

( 2020 )

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