The White Elephant

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Associated Studio(s)

Toyo Laboratory / Reiyuukai / Toei Educational Film Department


The kingdoms of Haranishi and Hidaiki have been warring for generations, with their respective kings seeking to expand their territory at the expense of the other. One day, Haranishi's forces capture a strong white elephant to counter Hidaiki's war elephants, but this wise elephant is against war, and after three years, he and Haranishi's young Prince Davindra will find a way to end the cycle of hatred and misery for good.

Technical Specifications

Running Time: 22:38
Animation Type: Stop Motion Animation
Original Language: Japanese
Original Country: Japan

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From Toadette :

For my extended thoughts on this fine film (and Okamoto's "Old Man Frypan" from this same year) - and for semi-secret links to watch them with English subtitles - see here!
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