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Yamataro Comes Back (山太郎かえる Yamataro Kaeru?) is the fourth anime episode in the Lion Books series. It was an OVA release[1].


The story is about a young bear cub losing his parents and trying to survive in the wild. It is based on The Incredible Journey[2].


It was re-released as a DVD on March 21, 2003 on the same disk as Lunn Flies into the Wind.


Director: Osamu Tezuka

Screenplay: Kimiharu Koguma

Music: Reijiro Koroku

Art director: Seiji Miyamoto

See also


  1. World Art Russia. "World Art Russia Info." Yamataro comes Back. Retrieved on 2006-12-12.
  2. Clements, Jonathan. McCarthy Helen. [2006] (2006). The Anime Encyclopedia: Revised & Expanded Edition. Berkeley, CA: Stone Bridge Press. ISBN 978-1-933330-10-5

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