This is a work by Toei Animation Co., Ltd. with screenplay by Tezuka Osamu in cooperation with novelist Kita Morio. Sinbad and a boy, Ali, are stowaways on the transport ship "Boulder," but they win their proper places on the ship after currying the favor of the captain. Then the beautiful princess Samir jumps on board to escape a wicked minister who wants to marry her, and Sinbad goes through a series of adventures to protect the princess. The story unfolds with ups and downs, full of dramatic episodes from the original story such as a rough-and-tumble battle with a strange bird that is guarding diamonds.
The great king Torufa
Producer: Okawa Hiroshi Planning: Takahashi Isamu, Yoshida Shin, and Hatano Yoshifumi Screenplay: Tezuka Osamu, Kita Morio Rendition: Yabushita Yasushi, Kuroda Masao Animation Director: Yamamoto Sanae Original Picture: Akira Daikuhara, Furusawa Hideo, Kumakawa Masao, Tera Chikao, Kusube Daikichiro, Okuyama Reiko, Kida Masatake, Otsuka Yasuo Animation: Takeuchi Tomekichi, Sekiai Noboru, Oda Katsuya, Ikuno Tetsuta, Nakatani Kyoko, Ota Akemi, Tsukioka Sadao, Otabe Yoichi, Kachita Mineo, Aiso Yoshio, Kikuchi Sadao, Yoshida Shigetsugu, Kodama Takao, Kobayashi Kazuko, Naganuma Sumiko, Horikawa Toyohei, Ishii Motoaki, Kasai Haruko, Fukushima Nobuyuki, Yamada Miyo, Igata Masayo, Kikuchi Katsuko, Kubota Katsuko, Saito Ken, Sakai Kazumi, Takagi Atsushi, Hayashi Shigeyuki, Okasako Tsunehiro, Umeda Hidetoshi, Tamura Shinya, Hirata Toshio, Mori Hideki, Ozaki Shigeo, Akahori Kanji, Ueguchi Teruhito, Kurosawa Takao, Matsubara Akinori, Shibata Keiko, Kanayama Michihiro, Kino Tatsuji, Kobayashi Toshiaki, Sakano Takao, Hirakawa Kinnosuke, Hashimoto Takanori, Kimura Keiichiro, Sato Akira, Azuma Hiroshi, Morishita Keisuke, Nagaki Husahiro, Koizumi Kenzo Art: Shindo Seigo, Fukai Hajime Color Setting: Urata Mataji Backgrounds: Fukumoto Tomoo, Katakura Kazuko, Sugimoto Eiko, Ito Kazue, Kageyama Isamu, and Chiba Hideo Trace: Shindo Mitsuko, Takigawa Noriko, Sakamoto Yoko, and Sato Nobuko Color: Ono Hiroko, Wataname Masuko, Hayashi Tokie, and Takahashi Keiko Finishing: Shino Saburo Camera: Sugiyama Kenji, Nakamura Kazuo Recording: Kuga Masatoshi, Mori Takeshi Effects: Kimura Hajime Editing: Inaba Ikuzo Record: Suzuki Atsuko Production Manager: Moro Seichi Music: Tomita Isao, Yoneyama Masao Songs:
"The Song of a Heavy Load," "The Song of Pulling Up the Anchor": vocals by Nikikai
"The Song of Going Together": vocals by Denny Shirakawa
"The Song of a Lonely Princess": vocals by Mari Yoshiko
"The Song of the King of Turkey": vocals by Matsuoka Yuki
"The Song of a Strange Guitar": vocals by Dazai Hisao
Lyrics by Yoneyama Masao, music by Tomita Isao, chorus by Nikikai and dance by Kiitsu Sakakibara
(c) Toei Animation Co., Ltd.
Released at Toei-affiliated theaters / 81 minutes / In Color /Toei Scope
Toei Animation Co., Ltd. / July 21, 1962