Treasure Island
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宝島
(Takarajima)
GenreAdventure, Drama, Mystery, Supernatural
Anime television series
Directed byOsamu Dezaki
Produced byKeishi Yamazaki
Seiichi Ginya
Written byHaruya Yamazaki
Yoshimi Shinozaki
Music byKentaroh Haneda
StudioTMS Entertainment
Madhouse
Original networkNTV
Original run 8 October 1978 1 April 1979
Episodes26
Anime film
Directed byYoshio Takeuchi (primary)
Osamu Dezaki (supervising director)
Written byHaruya Yamazaki
Yoshimi Shinozaki
Music byKentaroh Haneda
StudioTMS Entertainment
Madhouse
Released9 May 1987
Runtime88 minutes
Original video animation
Takarajima Memorial - Yūnagi to Yobareta Otoko
Directed byOsamu Dezaki
Written byOsamu Dezaki
Music byKentaroh Haneda
StudioTMS Entertainment
Madhouse
KSS
Released21 December 1992

Treasure Island (宝島, Takarajima) is a Japanese anime television series that aired in 1978 and 1979 in Japan and in the mid-1980s in Europe, Mexico, South America & Arab World countries, based on Robert Louis Stevenson's 1883 novel of the same name.[1] In 2013, the 1987 movie compilation was dubbed in English by Bang Zoom! Entertainment and available on the North American Hulu, but has since been removed. However, as of early 2016, TMS has made the compilation movie available to watch on YouTube for free.[2]

Characters

Main characters

Plot summary

Jim Hawkins is a young boy led by progressive events to embark on a search journey for the legendary treasure of the once dreaded pirate, Captain Flint.[3] on their way to Treasure Island, John Silver, Jim's best friend (and eventually father-figure), takeover command of the ship revealing his true self as the ruthless pirate who was once the right hand of Flint himself. Feeling betrayed, now Jim has to deal with his mixed emotions and face Silver who still consider himself and Jim as friends.

Cast

Note: There are some differences between the Japanese cast of the TV series and the movie

Character Japanese VA English VA Spanish VA German VA Arabic VA
John Silver Genzō Wakayama (TV series)
Michio Hazama (movie)
Maynardo Zavala Michael Grimm Wahid Jalal
Jim Hawkins Mari Shimizu (TV series)
Masako Nozawa (movie)
Erica Mendez[4] Alma Nuri Marek Harloff Antoinette Mallohi
Billy Bones Ryo Kurosawa (TV series)
Takeshi Aono (movie)
Maynardo Zavala Ben Hecker
Gray Akio Nojima (TV series)
Ryusei Nakao (movie)
Braulio Zertuche Walter Wigand
Papy Akira Kamiya (TV series and movie)
Smollett Hideaki Esumi (TV series)
Shusei Nakamura (movie)
Carlos Agosti Klaus Dittmann
Hunter Hiromitsu Mizushima Christian Stark
Livesey Iemasa Kayumi (TV series and movie) Jesús Colin Harald Pages
Trelawney Junpei Takiguchi (TV series and movie) Gerd Marcel
Ben Gunn Kaneta Kimotsuki Rahtjen
Redruth Kōichi Kitamura
Jim (Adult) Kiyotaka Mitsugi (TV series)
Kenyuu Horiuchi (movie)
Koichi Yamadera (OVA)
Muhammad Ibrahim
George Mitsuo Senda Christian Ahrens
Morgan Reizō Nomoto
Lily Rihoko Yoshida Samira Chanfir
Israel Hands Shōzō Iizuka (TV series and movie) Eduardo Borja
Black Dog Tesshō Genda Eduardo Liñan Klaus-Peter Kaehler

References

  1. ^ "宝島DVD BOX1・2". www.zawazawa.com (in Japanese). Retrieved 15 August 2014.
  2. ^ Treasure Island The Movie on YouTube
  3. ^ "Takarajima". www.animedimenzija.com (in Bosnian). Archived from the original on 2014-08-19. Retrieved 15 August 2014.
  4. ^ "Resume". Erica Mendez. Retrieved 7 April 2021.