Puss in Boots (1969 film)

This article is about the 1969 film, For the 1922, 1969, 1988, 1999, and 2011 films see Puss in Boots (1922 film), Puss in Boots (1969 film), Puss in Boots (1988 film), Puss in Boots (1999 film), and Puss in Boots (2011 film)


Puss in Boots (長靴をはいた猫, Nagagutsu o Haita Neko?, literally The Cat Who Wore Boots) is a 1969 Japanese animated feature film adaptation of Charles Perrault's fairy tale of the same name. Hayao Miyazaki worked as a storyboard artist and key animator on the film. Miyazaki also wrote the manga adaptation, which was serialized in Chūnichi Shinbun Nichiyō Ban (Chunichi Newspaper Sunday Version).[1]

The main character, Pero the cat is the mascot of Toei Animation. Pero's name is shortened from Perrault.

It was followed by two sequels, The Three Musketeers in Boots (ながぐつ三銃士, Nagagutsu Sanjūshi?) (1972) and Puss in Boots Travels Around the World (長靴をはいた猫 80日間世界一周, Nagagutsu o Haita Neko: Hachijū Nichikan Sekai Isshū?) (1976).

Discotek Media has released an English language version on DVD along with the original Japanese with English subtitles and a music and effects track in Region 1 NTSC format in the USA, under the title The Wonderful World of Puss 'n Boots.

Characters

  • Pero Voiced by: Susumu Ishikawa
  • Pierre Voiced by: Toshiko Fujita
  • Princess Rose Voiced by: Rumi Sakakibara (Corinne Orr (English dub version))
  • Assassin Voiced by: Ado Mizumori
  • Little Mouse Voiced by: Yōko Mizugaki
  • Boss Mouse Voiced by: Kazuo Kumakura
  • Daniel Voiced by: Kenji Utsumi
  • Raymond Voiced by: Shun Yashiro
  • Assassin Boss Voiced by: Kinya Aikawa
  • Lucifer Voiced by: Asao Koike
  • King Voiced by: Kiiton Masuda

References

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