Kimba the White Lion

Alt title: Jungle Taitei

TV (52 eps)
2.611 of 5 from 528 votes
Rank #4,674

Kimba is a young white lion whose early months were marred by tragedy; his father was captured and killed before he was born, and his mother died after the boat they were in capsized. Now back in his real home, in the jungles of Africa, Kimba is joined by a number of fellow animal comrades including a wise baboon, ever-squawking parrot and hat-wearing giraffe. Though humans often try to capture the animals of the forest, Kimba believes in non-violence and hopes that someday, man and beast can communicate and live in harmony.

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FullmetalCowboy24 Oct 31, 2012
Score 5/10

Critic's Log - Earthdate: October 31, 2012. Review #20: Kimba, The White Lion Back when I was about 5 or 6 years old, there was a Disney movie that I watched all the time. That Disney movie was The Lion King. I loved the animation in the movie and I never got tired after repeated viewing. Today, I haven't watched it as much because there are other movies I like and I have shows that I want to watch. I... read more

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roriconfan Jul 12, 2012
Score 4/10

This series of reviews will focus on anime which although they were never masterpiece lever, they still retain lots of quality in their own special way. I will start with this one, which although has the name “emperor” in the title, it is not that great of a show.

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