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Prince Nezha's Triumph Against Dragon King
is a 1979 Chinese animated film. It was screened out of competition at the 1980 Cannes Film Festival
The 33rd Cannes Film Festival was held on May 9-23. The showing of Andrei Tarkovsky's film Stalker is interrupted by an electricians strike.- Jury :*Kirk Douglas *Ken Adam *Robert Benayoun *Veljko Bulajić...
The film is an adaptation of a story in Chinese mythology
Chinese mythology is a collection of cultural history, folktales, and religions that have been passed down in oral or written tradition. These include creation myths and legends and myths concerning the founding of Chinese culture and the Chinese state...
(in particular, the epic fantasy novel Fengshen Bang
) about the warrior deity Nezha
Nezha, Na Zha or Nata . He was then given the title "Third Lotus Prince" after he became a deity.Modern scholarship has shown that he is based on two figures from Hindu mythology, namely Nalakubar and Krishna....
, who became a student of the immortal Taiyi Zhenren. The main part of the story revolves around Nezha's feud with Ao Guang, the Dragon King of the Eastern Sea, whom he angers through the killing of Ao Bing
Ao Bing is a character featured within the famed ancient Chinese novel Investiture of the Gods ....
, Ao Guang's third son. Through bravery and wit, Nezha finally breaks into the Dragon King's underwater palace and successfully defeats him.
Japanese version cast
- Banjô Ginga
, sometimes credited as his real name , is a Japanese voice actor who was born in Kofu, Yamanashi. Ginga is currently affiliated with Aoni Production...
- Li Gen (voice: Japanese version)
- Daisuke Gôri
was a Japanese voice actor, narrator and actor from Kōtō, Tokyo. Throughout his life, he was attached to TV Talent Center Tokyo, Yoshizawa Theatre School and then Mausu Promotion; he was attached to Aoni Production at the time of his death. His real name, as well as his former stage name, was...
- Li Jing - Nezha's father (voice: Japanese version)
- Junko Hori
is a Japanese actress and voice actor represented by Production Baobab.She is known as the voice of the protagonists in 3 Fujiko Fujio works, Obake no Q-tarō, Ninja Hattori-kun, and Chinpui...
- Little boy 1 (voice: Japanese version)
- Ichirô Nagai
is a male seiyū from Ikeda, Osaka Prefecture. He was formerly represented by Tokyo Actor's Consumer's Cooperative Society, but is now represented by Aoni Production.-Television animation:*Akuma-kun *Bikkuriman...
- Master Taiyi / Li Jing's chancellor (voice: Japanese version)
- Masako Nozawa
is a Japanese voice actress and actress affiliated with Office Nozawa. Her pet name is Mako. Her husband, Masa'aki Tsukada is also a voice actor....
- Nizha (voice: Japanese version)
- Nachi Nozawa
was a Japanese seiyū, actor, and theatre director from Tokyo. He was affiliated with Office PAC at the time of his death. His real name was...
- Ao Guang's chancellor (voice: Japanese version)
- Mari Okamoto
is a Japanese actress and voice actress who is currently a member of the Mausu Promotion agency.- Biography :Despite being born in Tokyo, Okamoto was actually raised in Hirakata, Osaka, where she also spent her Elementary School years. In 1961, she made her deput for performing arts activities in...
- Little girl (voice: Japanese version)
- Chikao Ōtsuka - Dragon King (voice: Japanese version)
- Tomiko Suzuki
was a Japanese seiyu. She was born in Aichi Prefecture and was a member of Aoni Production. Her last film was Pokémon: Jirachi Wishmaker which was released only a week and half after Suzuki's death from a heart attack on July 7, 2003 at the age of 47.-Notable Anime Credits:* Captain Tsubasa —...
- Little boy 2 (voice: Japanese version)
- Norio Wakamoto
is a veteran male seiyū and budō expert affiliated with Sigma Seven. He was born in Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi Prefecture, and was raised in Sakai, Osaka Prefecture. He graduated from Waseda University...
- Ao Bing (voice: Japanese version)