This is the story of a friendship between a boy named Taro and the mysterious Wonder-kun, using "the first dream of the New Year" as a motif. This work, also combining camera-shot scenes and animation, was broadcast by NHK for kids staying at home watching TV over the New Year holidays. Guided by Wonder-kun, Taro departs on a space trip searching for adventure.
Original Story: Tezuka Osamu Producer: Yoneyama Masahiko Screenplay: Tsuji Masaki, Tezuka Osamu Director: Sugiyama Suguru Picture: Sugiyama Suguru, Tsukioka Sadao Art: Ito Kazue Music: Yokoyama Seiji Theme Song: Words by Tsuji Masaki, song by Yokoyama Seiji
Broadcast on NHK / 20 minutes / In color and composite
Mushi Production Commercial Firm / January 2, 1969, Thursdays 6:00-6:20 PM