After becoming an orphan, Heidi is forced to live with her grandfather Öhi, who lives in the Alps. She learns he's a very bitter man who only accepted by force to take her in. But Heidi's kindness may be able to open his heart. Together with the shepherd Peter and invalid Clara, she has lots of adventures.
(Source: adapted from ANN)
A short film by Okamoto Tadanari.
This music video had an original 1974 version and a 1981 version. Both versions used the exact same animated footage, the only difference were the singers. The original 1974 version was sung by Maasaki Sakai and the NHK Tokyo Children's Choir. The 1981 version was sung by Saburou Kitajima and the Hibari Children Chorus.
Short experimental animation from Yoji Kuri.
A worker is fired from a factory for demanding a wage increase. His mother, worn thin by poverty, is caught in her own spinning wheel. Then a strange storm buries the town in snow, freezing rich and poor alike. Another short film by Kihachiro Kawamoto
Furukawa Taku film made for UNICEF.
Compilation OVA of the Wansa-kun series.
Reminiscent of Disney's Lady and the Tramp, this work depicts the friendship between Wansa, who looks for his mother, and his friends.
Wansa-kun was originally developed as the mascot character for the Sanwa Bank. The character was used for the TV series, and Tezuka Osamu was credited only as the writer of the original story.