Sinbad (film series)

Sinbad (シンドバッド) is a series of Japanese animated family adventure films inspired by One Thousand and One Nights and produced by Nippon Animation and Shirogumi. Made in celebration of the former company's 40th anniversary, the trilogy of movies were directed by Shinpei Miyashita and written by Kaeko Hayafune and Hiroyuki Kawasaki.[5] Miyashita died during the production of the third film, which was later dedicated to him. The movie was finished by his student, Terumi Toyama.[6]

Sinbad
Sinbad Anime Movie Trilogy Poster.jpg
Promotional poster for the compilation film's Japanese theatrical release.
シンドバッド
GenreAction/Adventure, Fantasy, Family
Anime film
Sinbad: A Flying Princess and a Secret Island
Directed byShinpei Miyashita
Produced by
  • Kentaro Koike
  • Takashi Inoue
Written byKaeko Hayafune
Music byHiroaki Ohno
StudioNippon Animation
Shirogumi
ReleasedJuly 4, 2015 (2015-07-04)
Runtime50 minutes[1]
Anime film
Sinbad: The Magic Lamp and the Moving Islands
Directed byShinpei Miyashita
Produced by
  • Kentaro Koike
  • Takashi Inoue
Written byHiroyuki Kawasaki
Music byHiroaki Ohno
StudioNippon Animation
Shirogumi
ReleasedJanuary 16, 2016 (2016-01-16)
Runtime50 minutes[2]
Anime film
Sinbad: Night at High Noon and the Wonder Gate
Directed byTerumi Toyama
Produced by
  • Kentaro Koike
  • Takashi Inoue
Written byHiroyuki Kawasaki
Music byHiroaki Ohno
StudioNippon Animation
Shirogumi
ReleasedMay 14, 2016 (2016-05-14)
Runtime50 minutes[3]
Anime film
Sinbad
(compilation film)
Directed byShinpei Miyashita
Terumi Toyama
Produced by
  • Kentaro Koike
  • Takashi Inoue
Written byHiroyuki Kawasaki
Music byHiroaki Ohno
StudioNippon Animation
Shirogumi
ReleasedMay 14, 2016 (2016-05-14)
Runtime150 minutes[4]
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The first film, A Flying Princess and a Secret Island (空とぶ姫と秘密の島, Sora Tobu Hime to Himitsu no Shima), was released in Japan on July 4, 2015 by Aeon Entertainment.[5][7] Pony Canyon released it on DVD on December 16, 2015.[8] The second film, The Magic Lamp and the Moving Islands (魔法のランプと動く島, Mahō no Lamp to Ugoku Shima), was released theatrically on January 16, 2016 and on DVD on May 3, 2016.[9][10] The third and final film, Night at High Noon and the Wonder Gate (~真昼の夜とふしぎの門~, Mahiru no Yoru to Fushigi no Mon), was released theatrically as part of a compilation with the two others films on May 14, 2016.[11][4] It was later released individually on DVD on December 21, 2016.[12]

The three films were released in Japanese with English subtitles and with an English dub by Ocean Productions on Amazon Video in the United States and the United Kingdom in April 2017.[13][14]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "SINBAD -A Flying Princess and a Secret Island-". Japanese Film Database. Unijapan. Retrieved June 10, 2017.
  2. ^ "SINBAD -The Magic Lamp and the Moving Islands-". Japanese Film Database. Unijapan. Retrieved June 10, 2017.
  3. ^ "SINBAD -Night at High Noon and the Wonder Gate-". Japanese Film Database. Unijapan. Retrieved June 10, 2017.
  4. ^ a b "SINBAD". Japanese Film Database. Unijapan. Retrieved June 10, 2017.
  5. ^ a b c d e "Nippon Animation Makes Sinbad Adventure Film for July". Anime News Network. January 23, 2015. Retrieved January 24, 2015.
  6. ^ "村中知さん、石田彰さんら出演の長編映画『シンドバッド』完成披露試写会よりオフィシャルレポートが到着!". animate Times. May 1, 2016. Retrieved June 10, 2017.
  7. ^ "シンドバッド 空とぶ姫と秘密の島". eiga.com. Retrieved May 26, 2015.
  8. ^ "DVD『シンドバッド ~空とぶ姫と秘密の島~』12月16日発売決定!". Sinbad.jp. November 20, 2015. Retrieved June 10, 2017.
  9. ^ "2nd Sinbad Film's Trailer Reveals January Delay, Title". Anime News Network. September 21, 2015. Retrieved June 10, 2017.
  10. ^ "DVD『シンドバッド ~魔法のランプと動く島~』ポニーキャニオンより明日5月3日より発売!". Sinbad.jp. May 2, 2016. Retrieved June 10, 2017.
  11. ^ "アニメ映画「シンドバッド」、3部作最終章は5月14日公開 メインビジュアルも明らかに". animeanime.jp. March 4, 2016. Retrieved June 10, 2017.
  12. ^ "DVD『シンドバッド ~真昼の夜とふしぎの門~』12月21日発売決定!". Sinbad.jp. October 18, 2016. Retrieved June 10, 2017.
  13. ^ "Amazon Streams Nippon Animation's Sinbad Film Trilogy With English Subtitles, Dub". Anime News Network. April 7, 2017. Retrieved June 10, 2017.
  14. ^ "Sinbad Children's Film Trilogy Available on Amazon UK". April 20, 2017. Retrieved June 10, 2017.

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