The Tale of Jean Valjean

The Tale of Jean Valjean (1979)

  • Genre: Animation, History, Drama
  • Release Date: 1979-09-15
  • User Rating: 7.7/10 from 3 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 10min
  • Language: 日本語
  • Production Company: Toei Animation
  • Production Country: Japan
  • Director: Takashi Hisaoka
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In 19th century France, an escaped convict seeks redemption while caring for a young woman whose mother he once protected, and aligning himself with a band of student revolutionaries.

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  • Akiji Kobayashi

    as Jean Valjean (voice)
  • Chikao Ohtsuka

    as Inspector Javert (voice)
  • Minori Matsushima

    as Fantine (voice)
  • Caroline Yôko

    as Cosette (voice)
  • Shiūchi Ikeda

    as Mariyus (voice)
  • Tadao Futami

    as Thenardier (voice)
  • Terue Nunami

    as Mme. Thenardier (voice)
  • Ichiro Nagai

    as Gillenormand (voice)
  • Yasuo Hisamatsu

    as Bishop Myriel (voice)
Directing Takashi Hisaoka Director
Sound Yasuo Minami Music
Visual Effects Katsumi Aoshima Key Animation
Production Chiaki Imada Executive Producer
Production Yasuo Yamaguchi Producer
Art Fumihiro Uchikawa Art Direction
Writing Victor Hugo Novel
Directing Yasuto Hasegawa Assistant Director
Camera Yoichi Takanashi Camera Operator
Camera Toshiharu Takei Camera Operator
Crew Yoshiaki Okada Special Effects
Sound Isao Hatano Sound Recordist
Sound Yasufumi Yoda Sound Effects
Art Takeshi Torimoto Art Department Assistant
Art Tomoko Arikawa Background Designer
Art Kazuo Ebisawa Background Designer
Production Irv Holender Executive Producer
Writing Masaki Tsuji Adaptation
Editing Osamu Tanaka Editor