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Jungle Taitei Movie (1997)

Jungle Taitei Movie (1997)

Synopsis: Jungle Emperor (or Kimba, the White Lion) is an anime that follows the story of Kimba, a brave and kind little lion who seeks to rule the jungle in a fair and peaceful way. With the help of his friends, he faces challenges and dangers, defending his land and the animals that inhabit it. In this movie version, we can follow the exciting adventures of Kimba and his journey to become the king of the jungle. With charming animation and a positive message about friendship and leadership, Jungle Emperor is an exciting story about courage, determination, and love for nature.

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- Trailer/OP
- Curiosities
- Manga and Products
- Characters
- Summary
- Games, OVAs, Movies
- Meaning
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Anime Names

  • Anime Name: Jungle Taitei Movie (1997)
  • Anime Name in Japanese: ジャングル大帝 劇場版
  • Anime Name in English: Jungle Emperor Leo
  • Other names:

Production information

  • Producers: Shochiku
  • Licensors:
  • Studios: Tezuka Productions

Anime Information

  • Type: Movie
  • Episodes: 1
  • Date: 1-Aug-97
  • Genres: Aventura, Fantasia
  • Subjects: Adventure
  • Target: Shounen

Anime Reviews

  • note: 07.02
  • Popularity: 8692

Video Trailer/Opening

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Below is the main curiosities of the anime "Jungle Taitei Movie (1997)": 

  • The movie Jungle Taitei (or Kimba, the White Lion) is an adaptation of the famous manga created by Osamu Tezuka in 1950.
  • Kimba, the White Lion, is considered one of the first anime to be shown in Brazil, being broadcast on TV Tupi in the 70s.
  • The story follows the adventures of Kimba, a young lion who seeks to fulfill the legacy of his father, the Lion Panja, in turning a violent kingdom into a peaceful place for all animals.
  • The 1997 movie is a reimagining of the original series, promoting a new animation and bringing the story to a new generation of viewers.
  • The work is marked by its message of environmental preservation and by Kimba's struggle to maintain peace in the jungle.
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Main Characters

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  • Leo - The protagonist of the anime. A brave and determined white lion who fights to become the king of the jungle and protect his family and friends.
  • Lian - A brave and loyal lioness who is Leo's childhood friend and helps him in his adventures.
  • Coco - A mischievous and funny monkey who is Leo's best friend and helps him in his mischief.
  • Lyra - A brave and wise lioness who is the mother of Leo and supports him on his journey to become the king of the jungle.
  • Shere Khan - The main antagonist of the anime, a cruel tiger who seeks to overthrow Leo and rule the jungle for himself.

Summary and events

  • The little lion Leo is saved by a farmer and grows up as part of the human family
  • After discovering his true origin, Leo returns to the jungle to become the king
  • He faces challenges to prove his courage and leadership, becoming the "King of the Jungle"
  • Leo fights to protect the forest and its inhabitants from external dangers and threats
  • The movie addresses themes of friendship, courage, and respect for nature
  • Leo is an example of determination and bravery for future generations

What happens in the end?

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In the movie Jungle Emperor Leo (1997), which is an adaptation of the original manga Kimba, the White Lion, the ending shows Kimba becoming the king of the jungle after defeating his enemy, Claw, the black lion. Kimba finally manages to unite all the animals of the jungle and bring peace and prosperity to the place. The movie ends with Kimba looking at the horizon, promising to protect the jungle and its inhabitants forever. It's an emotional ending that celebrates the courage and determination of the young lion.

Games, Movies, OVAs and Specials

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Meaning of Jungle Taitei Movie (1997)

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ジャングル大帝 劇場版
  • ジャングル (jyangu) - referring to jungle or forest
  • 大帝 (taitei) - great emperor or great sovereign
  • 劇場版 (gekijouban) - Film version
The name of the anime "ジャングル大帝 劇場版" (Jungle Taitei Gekijouban) translates to "Imperator of the Jungle - Theater Version". The term "Imperator of the Jungle" refers to the main character, Kimba, a lion that faces several adversities in the jungle, seeking to become a true leader and sovereign of the area. The theater version suggests that the story was adapted or expanded for the big screen.

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FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

Jungle Taitei Movie (1997) has a total of 1 episodes. This number may not represent all seasons.
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