An extended-lost pilot anime for the Fūta-kun manga by Doraemon co-creator Fujiko Fujio A (precise establish Motoo Abiko) has been rediscovered on film.
In response to an inquiry from a video software program program researcher, Tokyo film agency Kokuei appeared for and situated a film of Fūta-kun in a warehouse. In response to social media, the company will digitize the discolored film and restore the image. Kokuei is asking Tokyo Laboratory for help with these processes.
NTV had consider to air an anime for Fūta-kun in 1967. Although the COM journal had reported that there was a completed pilot for two 15-minute segments for Fūta-kun, NTV under no circumstances aired it. However, following a evaluation investigation, it was discovered that Hiroshima TV had aired the pilot as quickly as on December 11, 1972, from 4:30-4:45 p.m.
The manufacturing agency for the pilot has already disbanded, nevertheless guardian agency Kokuei nonetheless stays.
The genuine manga launched in Shonen Gahosha’s Weekly Shonen King in 1964 and ran until 1967. The gag manga follows Fūta-kun, who travels throughout the nation working part-time jobs in order to save lots of up 1 million yen.
Fujiko Fujio A handed away on April 7.
Fujiko Fujio A is perhaps most interesting acknowledged for his collaboration with Fujiko F. Fujio (precise establish Hiroshi Fujimoto) beneath the collective pseudonym Fujiko Fujio. The duo penned the world-famous Doraemon manga regarding the titular robotic cat from the long term and his friendship with the boy Nobita. The manga ran from 1970 to 1996. The pair labored collectively sooner than parting in 1987, with Abiko taking the Fujiko Fujio A pseudonym, and Fujimoto taking the Fujiko Fujio F (later Fujiko F. Fujio) pseudonym. Fujimoto handed away in 1996. Doraemon has launched among the worthwhile kids’s media franchises on the earth, inspiring fairly a number of anime motion pictures and three separate television anime runs, the third of which began in 2005 and continues to be ongoing and stays among the extraordinarily rated anime on Japanese television week after week.
Motoo Abiko moreover penned fairly a number of worthwhile manga assortment, along with Ninja Hattori-kun, Kaibutsu-kun, Pro Golfer Saru, and Warau Salesman. Ninja Hattori-kun impressed a television anime that ran from 1981 to 1987, three anime motion pictures from 1982 to 1984, and a live-action film in 2004. Kaibutsu-kun impressed two television anime that ran from 1968 to 1969 and 1980 to 1982, respectively, along with two anime motion pictures in 1981 and 1982. Pro Golfer Saru impressed a 1982 TV anime explicit, a television anime that ran from 1985 to 1988, and two anime motion pictures in 1986 and 1987. Warau Salesman impressed a television anime that ran from 1989 to 1992, along with The Laughing Salesman NEW, a 2017 television anime that represents the newest adaptation of his explicit particular person work.