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Panda Kopanda is a children's Japanese animated film, first released in 1972. It was created by the team of Isao Takahata (director), Hayao Miyazaki, Yoichi Kotabe and Yasuo Otsuka. This short movie was released in Japan at the height of the panda... read more
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Panda Kopanda is a children's Japanese animated film, first released in 1972. It was created by the team of Isao Takahata (director), Hayao Miyazaki, Yoichi Kotabe and Yasuo Otsuka. This short movie was released in Japan at the height of the panda craze, initiated in September 1972, when the government announced the loan of a pair of giant pandas from China to the Ueno Zoo as part of panda diplomacy.

Original Release

12/17/1972

Cast

Kazuko Sugiyama Mimiko (voice)
Kazuo Kumakura Papa (voice)
Yoshiko Ohta Panny (voice)
Yasuo Yamada Cop (voice)
Brianne Brozey Student (voice: English version) (as Ian Hawk)
Dana Craig Walla (voice: English version) (as W.T. Hatch)
Alexis A. Edward Walla (voice: English version)
Melissa Fahn Panny (voice: English version)
Barbara Goodson Friend (voice: English version)
Steve Kramer Walla (voice: English version)
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Isao Takahata

Cast

Kazuko Sugiyama Mimiko (voice)
Kazuo Kumakura Papa (voice)
Yoshiko Ohta Panny (voice)
Yasuo Yamada Cop (voice)
Brianne Brozey Student (voice: English version) (as Ian Hawk)
Dana Craig Walla (voice: English version) (as W.T. Hatch)
Alexis A. Edward Walla (voice: English version)
Melissa Fahn Panny (voice: English version)
Barbara Goodson Friend (voice: English version)
Steve Kramer Walla (voice: English version)
Doug Lee Clerk (voice: English version) (as Leigh Everest)
Dan Lorge Lackey (voice: English version)
Sherry Lynn Friend (voice: English version) (as Katie Evans)
Cody MacKenzie Boy (voice: English version)
Melanie MacQueen Grandma (voice: English version) (as Aline Leslie)
Julie Maddalena Mimiko (voice: English version)
Mona Marshall Boy (voice: English version)
Simon Prescott Zookeeper (voice: English version) (as Simon Isaacson)
Kevin Seymour Papa (voice: English version) (as Dougary Grant)
Peter Spellos Ringmaster (voice: English version) (as G. Gordon Baer)

Producers

Shunzo Kato Producer

Editors

Kazuo Inoue

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