List of animated feature films of 1987

A list of animated feature films first released in 1987.

Animated feature films first released in 1987
Title Country Director Studio Technique Notes
2001 Nights
2001夜物語 (2001 Ya Monogatari)
Japan Yoshio Takeuchi Tokyo Movie Shinsha Traditional OVA
The Adventures of Lolo the Penguin Soviet Union
Japan
Gennady Sokolskiy
Kinjiro Yoshida
Life Work Corp
Sovinfilm
Aist Corporation
Jim Terry Productions
Soyuzmultfilm
Traditional
Aitsu to Lullaby: Suiyobi no Cinderella
あいつとララバイ 水曜日のシンデレラ (That Guy and Lullaby: Cinderella's Wednesday)
Japan Hiroyuki Yokoyama
Motosuke Takahashi
Kodansha
Pierrot
Traditional
Alice Through the Looking Glass Australia
United States
Andrea Bresciani
Richard Slapczynski
Burbank Films Australia
Jambre Productions
Traditional TV film
The Amazing Adventures of the Musketeers
Uimitoarele aventuri ale Muschetarilor
Romania Victor Antonescu Animafilm Traditional
The Amazing Mr. Bickford United States Bruce Bickford
Frank Zappa
Stop-motion Direct-to-video
Las Aventuras de Oliver Twist Mexico Fernando Ruiz Mundo Animado Traditional
Barbie and the Rockers: Out of this World United States Tim Hill Hi-Tops Video
DIC Entertainment
Saban Productions
Traditional TV film
Baribari Densetsu
バリバリ伝説 (Vroom Vroom Legend)
Japan Nagayuki Toriumi
Satoshi Uemura
Kodansha
Pierrot
Traditional Originally released as a 2-part OVA in 1986.
Bats & Terry
バツ&テリー (Batsu & Teri)
Japan Nobuo Mizuta Sunrise Traditional
Battle Royal High School
真魔人伝 バトルロイヤルハイスクール (Shin Majin Den Batoru Roiyaru Haisukūru)
Japan Ichirō Itano Tokuma Shoten Traditional OVA
The Big Bang
Le Big-Bang
France
Belgium
Picha Stout Studio Traditional
Black Beauty Australia David Cherkasskiy Burbank Films Australia Traditional
Black Magic M-66 Japan Hiroyuki Kitakubo
Masamune Shirow
AIC
Animate
Traditional OVA
The Brave Little Toaster United States
United Kingdom
Jerry Rees Hyperion Animation Company, Inc.
The Kushner-Locke Company
Wang Film Productions
Traditional Distributed by Disney in the USA.
The Care Bears Adventure in Wonderland Canada Raymond Jafelice Cineplex Odeon Films
Nelvana Limited
Traditional
The Chipmunk Adventure United States Janice Karman The Samuel Goldwyn Company
Bagdasarian Productions
Traditional
Crystal Triangle
禁断の黙示録 クリスタル・トライアングル (Kindan no Mokushiroku Crystal Triangle)
Japan Seiji Okuda Studio Live Traditional OVA
Daimajū Gekitō: Hagane no Oni
大魔獣激闘 鋼の鬼 (Demon of Steel: Battle of the Great Demon Beasts)
Japan Toshihiro Hirano AIC
Tokuma Japan Communications
Traditional OVA
Devilman: The Birth
デビルマン 誕生編 (Devilman: Tanjou-hen)
Japan Tsutomu Iida Oh! Production Traditional OVA
Digital Devil Story: Megami Tensei
デジタル・デビル物語 女神転生 (Dejitaru Debiru Sutōrī: Megami Tensei)
Japan Mizuho Nishikubo Animate
MOVIC
Tokuma Japan
Tokuma Shoten
Traditional OVA[1][2]
Dokgo Tak-ui bidulgi habchang
독고탁의 비둘기 합창
South Korea Hwang Seon-hak Traditional
Don Quixote of La Mancha Australia Burbank Films Australia Traditional
Doraemon: Nobita and the Knights on Dinosaurs
ドラえもん のび太と竜の騎士 (Doraemon: Nobita to Ryū no Kishi)
Japan Tsutomu Shibayama Toho
Shin-Ei Animation
Asatsu DK
Traditional
Dot and the Smugglers
a. k. a. Dot and the Bunyip
Australia Yoram Gross Yoram Gross Studios Traditional
Dot Goes to Hollywood
a. k. a. Dot in Concert
Australia Yoram Gross Yoram Gross Studios Traditional
Dragon Ball: Sleeping Princess in Devil's Castle
ドラゴンボール 魔神城のねむり姫 (Doragon Bōru Majin-jō no nemuri hime)
Japan Daisuke Nishio Toei Animation Traditional
Dreaming of Paradise
a. k. a. Subway to Paradise
Strit og Stumme
Denmark Jannik Hastrup Dansk Tegnefilm Traditional
DuckTales: Treasure of the Golden Suns United States Alan Zaslove Walt Disney Television Animation Traditional TV film; Pilot for the TV series DuckTales.
The Emerald City of Oz Canada Tim Reid Cinar
Lightyear Entertainment
Panmedia
Traditional Film compiled from TV series episodes; Direct-to-video
Footrot Flats: The Dog's Tail Tale New Zealand Murray Ball Kerridge-Odeon Traditional First New Zealand animated feature
Fujiko Fujio no Kiteretsu Daihyakka
藤子不二雄のキテレツ大百科 (Fujiko Fujio's Kiteretsu Large Encyclopedia)
Japan Keiji Hayakawa
Takashi Watanabe
Nihon Ad Systems
Staff 21
Fuji TV
Traditional TV special
G.I. Joe: The Movie United States Don Jurwich Hasbro
Sunbow Productions
Marvel Productions
Toei Animation
Traditional Direct-to-video
God Bless Dancouga
超獣機神ダンクーガ (Chōjū Kishin Dankūga)
Japan Seiji Okuda Ashi Productions Traditional OVA
Grimm Douwa: Kin no Tori
グリム童話 金の鳥 (Grimm Fairy Tale: The Golden Bird)
Japan Toshio Hirata Toei Animation Traditional
Hana no Asuka-gumi! Shin Kabukichō Story
花のあすか組! 新歌舞伎町ストーリー (The Glorious Asuka Gang! New Kabukichō Story)
Japan Atsutoshi Umezawa Toei Animation Traditional OVA
The Jetsons Meet the Flintstones United States Don Lusk Hanna-Barbera Traditional TV film
Kaze to Ki no Uta SANCTUS -Sei naru kana-
風と木の詩 SANCTUS -聖なるかな- (The Poem of Wind and Trees: Sanctus -Is It Holy?-)
Japan Yoshikazu Yasuhiko Triangle Staff Traditional OVA
The Last of the Mohicans Australia Burbank Films Australia Traditional
Laughing Target
笑う標的 (Warau Hyōteki)
Japan Motosuke Takahashi Studio Pierrot Traditional OVA
Laughter and Grief by the White Sea
Смех и горе у Бела моря (Smeh i gore u Bela morya)
Soviet Union Leonid Nosyrev Soyuzmultfilm Traditional
Leo and Fred
Leó és Fred, avagy igaz történetek két jó barátról
Hungary Pál Tóth Pannónia Filmstúdió
Magyar Televízió
Traditional
Lily C.A.T. Japan Hisayuki Toriumi Studio Pierrot Traditional OVA
The Little Troll Prince United States Ray Patterson Hanna-Barbera Productions Traditional TV film
Lupin III: The Fuma Conspiracy
ルパン三世 風魔一族の陰謀 (Rupan Sansei: Fūma Ichizoku no Inbō)
Japan Masayuki Ōzeki Toho
Tokyo Movie Shinsha
Traditional OVA
Majokko Club Yoningumi - A Kuukan Kara no Alien X
魔女っ子クラブ四人組 A空間からのエイリアンX (Magical Girl Club Quartet - Alien X from A Zone)
Japan Tsuneo Tominaga Pierrot Traditional OVA
Makyō Gaiden Le Deus
魔境外伝レディウス (Demon Frontier Legend Le Deus)
Japan Hiroshi Negishi Toho
Ashi Productions
Traditional OVA
The Marvelous Land of Oz Canada Tim Reid Cinar
Panmedia
Traditional Film compiled from TV series episodes; Direct-to-video
Metal Skin Panic MADOX-01
メタルスキンパニック MADOX-01 (Metaru Sukin Panikku Madokkusu Zero Wan)
Japan Shinji Aramaki Pony Canyon
Soeishinsha
Traditional OVA
My Favourite Time
Любимое моё время (Lyubimoye moyo vremya)
Soviet Union Andrei Khrzhanovsky Soyuzmultfilm Traditional
Cutout
[3]
Neo Tokyo
迷宮物語 (Meikyū Monogatari)
Japan Rintaro
Yoshiaki Kawajiri
Katsuhiro Ōtomo
Toho
Madhouse
Project Team Argos
Traditional
The Odyssey Australia Burbank Films Australia Traditional TV film
Ozma of Oz Canada Tim Reid Cinar
Panmedia
Traditional Film compiled from TV series episodes; Direct-to-video
El Pequeño Ladronzuelo Mexico Miguel Ángel Casillas Mundo Animado Traditional
Persia, the Magic Fairy: Merry-go-round
魔法の妖精ペルシャ 回転木馬 (Mahou no Yousei Persia: Kaiten Mokuba)
Japan Pierrot Traditional OVA
Phoenix: Space Chapter
火の鳥・宇宙編 (Hi no Tori: Uchuu-hen)
Japan Yoshiaki Kawajiri Madhouse
Tezuka Productions
Traditional OVA
Phoenix: Yamato Chapter
火の鳥・ヤマト編 (Hi no Tori: Yamato-hen)
Japan Toshio Hirata Madhouse
Tezuka Productions
Traditional OVA
Pinocchio and the Emperor of the Night United States Hal Sutherland New World Pictures
Filmation
Traditional
Project A-ko 2: Plot of the Daitokuji Financial Group
プロジェクトA子2 大徳寺財閥の陰謀 (Project A-ko 2: Daitokuji Zaibatsu no Inbou)
Japan Yuji Moriyama Pony Canyon
Soeishinsha
A.P.P.P.
Traditional
The Puppetoon Movie United States Arnold Leibovit Expanded Entertainment
Arnold Leibovit Entertainment
Stop-Motion
Rob Roy Australia Burbank Films Australia Traditional
Robot Carnival
ロボット・カーニバル (Robotto kânibaru)
Japan Atsuko Fukushima
Katsuhiro Otomo
Koji Morimoto
Hidetoshi Omori
Yasuomi Umetsu
Hiroyuki Kitazume
Mao Lamdo
Hiroyuki Kitakubo
Takashi Nakamura
A.P.P.P. Traditional OVA
Robotix: The Movie United States
Canada
Wally Burr Sunbow Productions
Marvel Productions
Toei Animation
Traditional Film compiled from TV series episodes
Rock Odyssey United States Joseph Barbera
William Hanna
Robert Taylor (uncredited)
Hanna-Barbera Traditional
Royal Space Force: The Wings of Honneamise
王立宇宙軍 オネアミスの翼 (Ōritsu Uchūgun: Oneamisu no Tsubasa)
Japan Hiroyuki Yamaga Toho Towa
Gainax
Bandai Visual
Traditional
Rusinoita Finland Hannu Peltomaa
Marjatta Rinne
Suomi-Filmi
Elovalkia
Työryhmä Rusina
Saint Seiya: The Movie Japan Kōzō Morishita Toei Animation Traditional
The Samurai
ザ・サムライ (Za samurai)
Japan Kazuo Yamazaki CBS Sony
Suna Kobo
Tokyo Broadcasting System
Ginga Teikoku
Traditional OVA
Scooby-Doo Meets the Boo Brothers United States Paul Sommer
Carl Urbano
Hanna-Barbera Traditional TV film
Scoopers
スクーパーズ (Sukupazu)
Japan Hideo Watanabe
Jun Hirabayashi
Victor Entertainment
ACC Production Studio
Traditional OVA
The Snow Queen
Sněhová královna
Czechoslovakia Ladislav Čapek Krátky Film
Studio Jirí Trnka
The Story of Fifteen Boys
瞳のなかの少年 十五少年漂流記 (Hitomi no Naka no Shounen: Juugo Shounen Hyouryuuki)
Japan Masao Kuroda Nippon Animation Traditional TV film
Take the X Train
X電車でいこう (X Densha de Ikō)
Japan Rintaro Konami
Madhouse
Traditional OVA
The Tale of Genji
源氏物語 (Murasaki Shikibu: Genji Monogatari)
Japan Gisaburo Sugii Asahi Shimbun Traditional
To-y
トーイ (TO-Y)
Japan Mamoru Hamatsu Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions
CBS Sony
Gallop
Traditional OVA
Treasure Island
宝島 (Takarajima)
Japan Yoshio Takeuchi
Osamu Dezaki
Tokyo Movie Shinsha
Madhouse
Traditional Film compiled from TV series episodes
Treasure Island Australia Warwick Gilbert Burbank Films Australia Traditional
Tteodori Kkachi
떠돌이 까치
South Korea Jo Bong-nam Traditional
Twilight of the Cockroaches
ゴキブリたちの黄昏 (Gokiburi-tachi no Tasogare)
Japan Hiroaki Yoshida Madhouse
Kitty Films
Traditional/Live action
Ultraman: The Adventure Begins
a. k. a. Ultraman USA ウルトラマンUSA (Urutoraman Yū Esu Ē)
United States
Japan
Mitsuo Kusakabe
Ray Patterson (supervising)
Hanna-Barbera
Tsuburaya Productions
Studio Sign
Ashi Productions
Traditional
Urusei Yatsura: Inaba the Dreammaker
うる星やつら'87 夢の仕掛人、因幡くん登場! ラムの未来はどうなるっちゃ!? (Yume no Shikakenin, Inaba-kun Tōjō! Ramu no Mirai wa Dōnaruccha!?)
Japan Tetsu Dezaki Magic Bus Traditional OVA
Wicked City
妖獣都市 (Yōjū Toshi)
Japan Yoshiaki Kawajiri Madhouse Traditional OVA
The Wind in the Willows United States
Taiwan
Arthur Rankin, Jr.
Jules Bass
Rankin/Bass
Cuckoo's Nest Studios
Traditional TV film
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Canada Tim Reid Cinar
Walker Co.
Panmedia
Traditional Film compiled from TV series episodes; Direct-to-video
Yogi's Great Escape United States Neal Barbera Hanna-Barbera Traditional TV film
Yogi Bear and the Magical Flight of the Spruce Goose United States Ray Patterson
Arthur Davis
Oscar Dufau
John Kimball
Jay Sarbry
Paul Sommer
Rudy Zamora
Hanna-Barbera Traditional TV film
Yōtōden Japan Osamu Yamazaki J.C.Staff Traditional Three-part OVA; Edited and released as one film in 1989 under the title Wrath of the Ninja.

Highest-grossing animated films of the yearEdit

Rank Title Studio Worldwide gross Ref.
1 Doraemon: Nobita and the Knights on Dinosaurs Asatsu / Toho $13,100,000 (¥1.50 billion)
2 The Chipmunk Adventure Bagdasarian Productions $6,804,312 [4]
3 The Care Bears Adventure in Wonderland Nelvana Limited $6,000,000
4 Royal Space Force: The Wings of Honneamise Gainax / Bandai Visual $5,220,485 (¥800 million)
5 The Brave Little Toaster Hyperion Animation Company, Inc. / The Kushner-Locke Company $2,300,000

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Justin Sevakis (April 30, 2013). "Megami Tensei: Digital Devil Story". Anime News Network. Retrieved August 22, 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ デジタル・デビル物語 女神転生. www.tokuma.jp (in Japanese). Retrieved August 22, 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ Russian animation in letters and figures | Films | ╚MY FAVOURITE TIME╩
  4. ^ "The Chipmunk Adventure (1987) - Box Office Mojo". www.boxofficemojo.com. Retrieved 2016-08-05.