List of animated feature films of 1988

A list of animated feature films first released in 1988.

Animated feature films first released in 1988
Title Country Director Studio Animation technique Notes
Akira
アキラ
Japan Katsuhiro Otomo Toho
Tokyo Movie Shinsha
Akira Committee
Traditional Considered to be one of the greatest anime features of all time.
Alice Czechoslovakia Jan Švankmajer Channel Four Films
Condor Films
Stop motion
Live action
Alice in Wonderland Australia Burbank Films Australia Traditional TV film
Appleseed Japan Kazuyoshi Katayama Bandai Visual Traditional
Around the World in 80 Days Australia Burbank Films Australia Traditional TV film
Bikkuriman: Moen Zone no Himitsu Japan Junichi Sato Toei Animation Traditional
Black Arrow Australia Burbank Films Australia Traditional TV film
Black Tulip Australia Burbank Films Australia Traditional TV film
BraveStarr: The Movie United States Tom Tataranowicz Filmation Traditional
Captain of the Forest
Az erdõ kapitánya
Hungary Attila Dargay Pannónia Filmstúdió
Infafilm Gmbh
Traditional
Care Bears Nutcracker Suite Canada Joseph Sherman
Laura Shepherd
Nelvana Traditional TV film
The Cat Who Walked by Herself
Кошка, которая гуляла сама по себе (Koshka, kotoraya gulyala sama po sebe)
Soviet Union Ideya Garanina Soyuzmultfilm Stop-motion
Traditional
First Soviet full-length animated film uniting the stop-motion and traditional animation
Crying Freeman Japan Daisuke Nishio Toei Animation Traditional
Daffy Duck's Quackbusters United States Greg Ford
Friz Freleng
Chuck Jones
Terry Lennon
Robert McKimson
Warner Bros. Animation Traditional Film compiled from theatrical animated shorts; sixth and final of six Looney Tunes compilation feature films
David & Sandy
a. k. a. David and the Magic Pearl
Dawid i Sandy
Poland
Sweden
Zbigniew Stanislawski
Wieslaw Zieba
Film Polski (Poland)
AB Svensk Filmindustri (Sweden)
Traditional
Demon City Shinjuku
魔界都市〈新宿〉 (Makai Toshi: Shinjuku)
Japan Yoshiaki Kawajiri Madhouse Traditional OVA
Doraemon: The Record of Nobita's Parallel Visit to the West
のび太のパラレル西遊記 Doraemon: Nobita no Parareru saiyûki
Japan Tsutomu Shibayama Asatsu
Toho
Traditional
Dragon Ball: Mystical Adventure
ドラゴンボール 魔訶不思議大冒険 (Doragonbōru: Makafushigi Dai-Bōken)
Japan Kazuhisa Takenouchi Toei Animation Traditional
Esper Mami: Hoshizora no Dancing Doll Japan Keiichi Hara Shin-Ei Animation Traditional [1]
Felix the Cat: The Movie United States
Hungary
Germany
Tibor Hernádi New World Pictures
Felix the Cat Creations
Animation Film Cologne
Pannónia Filmstúdió
Traditional
Forget Me Not
Nefelejcs
Hungary Elek Lisziák
György Kovásznai
Pannónia Filmstúdió Traditional
Garfield: His 9 Lives United States Phil Roman
Doug Frankel
Ruth Kissane
Bill Littlejohn
Bob Nesler
Bob Scott
George Singer
John Sparey
Film Roman Traditional
Live action
TV film
The Good, the Bad, and Huckleberry Hound United States Ray Patterson
Bob Goe
John Kimball
Charles A. Nichols
Jay Sarbry
Hanna-Barbera Traditional TV film
Grave of the Fireflies
火垂るの墓 Hotaru no Haka
Japan Isao Takahata Studio Ghibli Traditional
Happy Birthday, Garfield United States Jim Davis Paws, Inc. Traditional
Live action
TV film
Hiatari Ryōkō! Ka - su - mi: Yume no Naka ni Kimi ga Ita
陽あたり良好! KA・SU・MI: 夢の中に君がいた (Good Sunshine! KA・SU・MI: You Were There in a Dream)
Japan Kimiharu Oguma Toho
Group TAC
Traditional
Hiawatha Australia Burbank Films Australia Traditional TV film
Katy Meets the Aliens
aka: Katy and the Katerpillar Kids
Katy, Kiki y Koko
Mexico José Luis Moro
Santiago Moro
Televicine S.A. de C.V.
Moro Studios
Traditional Sequel to Katy la Oruga
Kimagure Orange Road: I Want to Return to That Day (きまぐれオレンジ★ロード あの日にかえりたい) (Kimagure Orange Road: Ano Hi ni Kaeritai) Japan Tomomi Mochizuki Toho
Pierrot
Traditional
The Land Before Time Ireland
United States
Don Bluth Sullivan Bluth Studios Traditional
Legend of the Galactic Heroes: My Conquest is the Sea of Stars
銀河英雄伝説 わが征くは星の大海 (Ginga Eiyū Densetsu: Waga Yuku wa Hoshi no Taikai )
Japan Noboru Ishiguro Madhouse
Artland
Traditional
Light Years
Gandahar
United States
France
René Laloux SEK Studio Traditional
Lovely Fatma
Göyçək Fatma
Soviet Union Nazim Mammadov Azerbaijanfilm Traditional
Cutout
Mahjong Hishō-den: Naki no Ryū
麻雀飛翔伝 哭きの竜
Japan Satoshi Dezaki Gainax
Magic Bus
Traditional 3-part OVA
Maison Ikkoku: The Final Chapter
めぞん一刻 完結篇 (Mezon Ikkoku Kanketsuhen)
Japan Tomomi Mochizuki Ajia-do Animation Works Traditional TV film
Maison Ikkoku: Through the Passing of the Seasons
めぞん一刻~移りゆく季節の中で~
(Maison Ikkoku: Utsuriyuku Kisetsu no Naka de)
Japan Naoyuki Yoshinaga Kitty Film Traditional OVA
Maria, Mirabela in Tranzistoria
Мария и Мирабела в Транзистории (Mariya, Mirabela v Tranzistorii)
Soviet Union Ion Popescu-Gopo
Vladimir Pekar
Mosfilm
Romania Film
Soyuzmultfilm
Traditional
Live action
Mobile Suit Gundam: Char's Counterattack Japan Yoshiyuki Tomino Sunrise Traditional
My Neighbor Totoro
となりのトトロ Tonari no Totoro
Japan Hayao Miyazaki Studio Ghibli Traditional
Oliver & Company United States George Scribner Walt Disney Feature Animation Traditional
One-Pound Gospel
1ポンドの福音 (Ichi-Pondo no Fukuin)
Japan Makura Saki Studio Gallop Traditional OVA
Peter Pan Australia Burbank Films Australia Traditional TV film
The Phantom of the Opera Ireland Al Guest
Jean Mathieson
Emerald City Productions
D.L. Taffner
Traditional TV film
Popol Vuh: The Creation Myth of the Maya United States Patricia Amlin Experimental
Pound Puppies and the Legend of Big Paw United States Pierre DeCelles Carolco Pictures
Atlantic/Kushner-Locke
The Maltese Companies
Cuckoo's Nest Studio
Wang Film Productions
Tonka
Traditional
Prisoner of Zenda Australia Burbank Films Australia Traditional TV film
Project A-ko 3: Cinderella Rhapsody
プロジェクトA子3 シンデレララプソディ
Japan Yuji Moriyama Pony Canyon
Soeishinsha
A.P.P.P.
Studio Fantasia
Traditional OVA
Raining Fire
火の雨がふる (Hi no Ame ga Furu)
Japan Seiji Arihara Nikkatsu Children's Movie
Mushi Production
Space Eizo
Traditional
Rockin' with Judy Jetson United States Paul Sommer Hanna-Barbera Productions Traditional TV film
Ryūko, the Girl with the White Flag
白旗の少女 琉子 (Shirahata no Shōjo Ryūko)
Japan Magic Bus Traditional
Saint Seiya: The Heated Battle of the Gods Japan Shigeyasu Yamauchi Toei Animation Traditional
Saint Seiya: Legend of Crimson Youth Japan Shigeyasu Yamauchi Toei Animation Traditional
Sakigake!! Otokojuku Japan Nobutaka Nishizawa Toei Animation Traditional
Scooby-Doo and the Ghoul School United States
Taiwan
Charles A. Nichols Hanna-Barbera Productions
Wang Film Productions
Traditional TV film
Scooby-Doo and the Reluctant Werewolf United States Ray Patterson Hanna-Barbera Productions Traditional TV film
The Séance Table
La table tournante
France Paul Grimault
Jacques Demy
Les Films Paul Grimault
La Sept
Centre National du Cinéma et de l'Image Animée
Traditional
Live action
Compilation film
Stowaways on the Ark
In der Arche ist der Wurm drin
West Germany Wolfgang Urchs MS-Films
Paramount Filmproduction GmbH
Artemis Film
Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (ZDF)
Traditional
Top Cat and the Beverly Hills Cats United States Ray Patterson
Paul Sommer
Charles A. Nichols
Hanna-Barbera Traditional TV film
Treasure Island
Остров сокровищ, Ostrov sokrovishch
Soviet Union David Cherkasski KievNauchFilm Traditional
Live-action
Ultimate Teacher Japan Toyoo Ashida J.C.Staff Traditional OVA[2]
Urusei Yatsura: The Final Chapter
うる星やつら 完結篇 (Urusei Yatsura 5 Kanketsuhen)
Japan Satoshi Dezaki Magic Bus Traditional
Violence Jack: Evil Town
バイオレンスジャック 地獄街 (Baiorensu Jakku Jigokugai)
Japan Ichiro Itano Soei Shinsha
Japan Home Video
Studio88
Traditional OVA
What's Michael? 2
ホワッツ マイケル? 2 (Howattsu Maikeru? 2)
Japan Yoriyasu Kogawa Kitty Films Traditional OVA
Who Framed Roger Rabbit United States Robert Zemeckis Richard Williams (animation) Touchstone Pictures
Amblin Entertainment
Silver Screen Partners III
Walt Disney Feature Animation
Traditional
Live action
First feature film to have live-action and cartoon animation share the screen for the entire film.
Westward Ho! Australia Burbank Films Australia Traditional TV film
The Wind in the Willows Australia Geoff Collins Burbank Films Australia Traditional TV film
Yogi and the Invasion of the Space Bears United States Don Lusk Hanna-Barbera Traditional TV film
Yōsei-Ō
妖精王 (Fairy King)
Japan Katsuhisa Yamada CBS Sony Group Inc.
Kadokawa Shoten
Madhouse
Traditional OVA
Zillion: Burning Night
赤い光弾ジリオン 歌姫夜曲
(Akai Kodan Zillion Utahime Yakyoku)
Japan Mizuho Nishikubo Tatsunoko
Production I.G.
Traditional OVA

Highest-grossing animated films of the yearEdit

Rank Title Studio Worldwide gross Ref.
1 The Land Before Time Sullivan Bluth Studios / Amblin Entertainment / Universal Studios $84,460,846 [3]
2 Oliver & Company Walt Disney Feature Animation $74,151,346 [4]
3 Akira Tokyo Movie Shinsha / Akira Committee / Toho $49,000,000 [5]
4 Doraemon: The Record of Nobita's Parallel Visit to the West Asatsu / Toho $12,100,000 (¥1.36 billion)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Justin Sevakis (24 June 2014). "ESPer Mami: Hoshizora no Dancing Doll". Anime News Network. Retrieved 28 June 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Justin Sevakis (August 2, 2007). "The Ultimate Teacher". Anime News Network. Retrieved October 6, 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "The Land Before Time (1988) - Box Office Mojo". www.boxofficemojo.com. Retrieved 2016-08-05.
  4. ^ "Oliver & Company (1988) - Box Office Mojo". www.boxofficemojo.com. Retrieved 2016-08-05.
  5. ^ "How 'Akira' Has Influenced All Your Favourite TV, Film and Music". Vice. September 21, 2016.