List of animated feature films of 1980

A list of animated feature films first released in 1980.

Animated feature films first released in 1980
Title Country Director Studio Technique Notes
15 Sonyeon Uju Pyoryugi
15소년 우주 표류기
South Korea Jeong Su-yong Traditional
3000 Leagues in Search of Mother
母をたずねて三千里 (Haha o Tazunete Sanzenri)
Japan Isao Takahata
Hajime Okayasu
Nippon Animation Traditional Film compiled from TV series episodes
Animalympics United States Steven Lisberger Lisberger Studios Traditional Direct-to-video
Back to the Forest
のどか森の動物大作戦 (Nodoka Mori no Doubutsu Daisakusen)
Japan Yoshio Kuroda Nippon Animation
Fuji TV
Traditional TV special
Be Forever Yamato
ヤマトよ永遠に (Yamato yo Towa ni)
Japan Leiji Matsumoto
Toshio Masuda
Academy Productions
Group TAC
Traditional
Bloody Lady
Krvavá paní
Czechoslovakia Viktor Kubal Traditional
Bon Voyage, Charlie Brown (and Don't Come Back!!) United States Bill Meléndez
Phil Roman
United Feature Syndicate Traditional
Botchan
坊っちゃん
Japan Yoshio Takeuchi Tokyo Movie Shinsha
Fuji TV
Traditional TV special
Captain
キャプテン
Japan Satoshi Dezaki Eiken
Nippon TV
Traditional TV special
Cyborg 009: Legend of the Super Galaxy Japan Masayuki Akehi Toei Animation Traditional
Doksuri 5 Hyeongje
독수리 5형제
South Korea Yi Gyu-hong Traditional
Doraemon: The Motion Picture
a. k. a. Doraemon: Nobita's Dinosaur
ドラえもん のび太の恐竜
Japan Hiroshi Fukutomi Toho Traditional First installment of the Doraemon film series; Remade 26 years later in 2006.
Dracula: Sovereign Of The Damned
闇の帝王 吸血鬼ドラキュラ (Yami no Teiō: Kyūketsuki Dorakyura)
Japan Minoru Okazaki Toei Animation
TV Asahi
Traditional TV film
Eleven Hungry Cats
11ぴきのねこ (11 Piki no Neko)
Japan Shiro Fujimoto Group TAC Traditional
Fumoon Japan Osamu Tezuka Tezuka Productions
Nippon TV
Traditional TV film
Gaegujangi Cheonsadeul
개구장이 천사들
South Korea Bae Yeong-lang Traditional
Galaxy Express 999: Can You Love Like a Mother?
銀河鉄道999・君は母のように愛せるか!! (Ginga Tetsudo 999: Kimi wa Haha no You ni Aiseru ka!!)
Japan Osamu Kasai
Takenori Kawada
Toei Animation Traditional TV special; Retelling of episodes 51 & 52 from the TV series
Galaxy Express 999: Emeraldas the Eternal Traveller
銀河鉄道999 永遠の旅人エメラルダス (Ginga Tetsudo 999: Eien no Tabibito Emeraldas)
Japan Nobutaka Nishizawa
Rintaro
Toei Animation Traditional TV special; Retelling of episode 22 from the TV series
Ganbare!! Tabuchi-kun!! 2: Gekitō Pennant Race Japan Tsutomu Shibayama Tokyo Movie Shinsha Traditional
Ganbare!! Tabuchi-kun!! Hatsu Warai 3: Aa Tsuppari Jinsei Japan Tsutomu Shibayama Tokyo Movie Shinsha Traditional
Gnomes United States Jack Zander Tomorrow Entertainment Traditional TV special
The King and the Mockingbird
Le roi et l'oiseau
France Paul Grimault Les Films Paul Grimault
Les Films Gibé
Antenne 2
Traditional Originally released unfinished in 1952 without Grimault's consent, but he regained the rights to finish it in 1980, making it one of the longest productions in an animated feature.
Kkomaeosa Ttori
꼬마어사 똘이
South Korea Kim Cheong-gi Traditional
The Little Train
Il Trenino nel Pianeta Favola
Italy Luciano Gregoretti
Sergio Minuti
URBS Film Traditional
Makoto-chan Japan Tsutomu Shibayama Tokyo Movie Shinsha Traditional
The Legend of Marine Snow
マリンスノーの伝説 (Marine Snow no Densetsu)
Japan Fumio Ikeno TV Asahi
NOW Planning
Traditional TV film
The Missing Link
Le Chaînon manquant
France
Belgium
Picha Pils Films Traditional
Twenty-Four Eyes
二十四の瞳 (Nijūshi no Hitomi)
Japan Akio Jissōji
Shigetsugu Yoshida
Tokyo Movie Shinsha
Fuji TV
Traditional TV film
Nobody's Boy: Remi Japan Osamu Dezaki Tokyo Movie Shinsha Traditional
Phoenix 2772 Japan Taku Sugiyama Toho
Tezuka Productions
Traditional
Pinocchio's Christmas United States
Japan
Jules Bass
Arthur Rankin Jr.
Rankin/Bass
Video Tokyo Production
Stop motion TV special
Pogo for President: 'I Go Pogo' United States Marc Paul Chinoy O.G.P.I. Inc.
Possum Productions Inc.
Stowmar Enterprises
World Entertainment Corp.
Stop motion
Pontoffel Pock, Where Are You? United States Gerard Baldwin DePatie-Freleng Enterprises Traditional TV special
The Return of the King United States
Japan
Arthur Rankin, Jr.
Jules Bass
Rankin/Bass
Topcraft
Traditional TV film
Robot King
로보트킹
South Korea Bae Yeong-lang Traditional
Scruffy United States Charles A. Nichols Ruby-Spears Traditional TV special
A Snow White Christmas United States Kay Wright Filmation Traditional TV special
Sonyeon 007 Eunhateukgongdae
소년 007 은하특공대
South Korea Lim Jung-kyu
Seo Gyeong-jung
Traditional
Tajemnica szyfru Marabuta Poland Maciej Wojtyszko Studio Miniatur Filmowych Traditional
The Tale of John and Marie
Pohádka o Honzíkovi a Marence
Czechoslovakia Carel Zeman Filmové Studio Gottwaldov Cutout
Tale of Three Kingdoms
삼국지 관우 오관돌파편
South Korea Kim Cheong-gi Traditional
Tale of Three Kingdoms - Oath of the Peach Garden
삼국지 - 도원결의
South Korea Kim Cheong-gi Traditional
The Thralls' Kids
Trællenes Børn
Denmark Jannik Hastrup Dansk Tegnefilm Traditional Film compiled from TV series episodes
Tomorrow's Joe
aka. Ashita no Joe
あしたのジョー (Ashita no Jō)
Japan Mizubo Nishikubo Mushi Production Traditional Film compiled from TV series episodes
Toward the Terra Japan Hideo Onchi Toei Animation Traditional
The Trouble with Miss Switch United States Charles A. Nichols Ruby-Spears Traditional TV special
Twelve Months
世界名作童話 森は生きている
Двенадцать месяцев
Japan
Soviet Union
Kimio Yabuki Toei Animation
Soyuzmultfilm
Traditional
Ujudaejang aekkunun
우주대장 애꾸눈
South Korea Kim Dae-jung Traditional
Wakakusa Monogatari
若草物語 (The Tale of Little Women)
Japan Yūgo Serikawa Toei Animation
Fuji TV
Traditional TV film
Yogi's First Christmas United States Ray Patterson Hanna-Barbera Traditional TV film

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