The Mysterious Cities of Gold

Alt titles: Taiyou no Ko Esteban, Mysterious Cities of Gold

TV (39 eps)
3.652 out of 5 from 511 votes
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In the sixteenth century, Esteban is a Spanish orphan who travels the seas with Mendoza - the man who saved him from dying in the midst of a storm, when Esteban was just a child. With Esteban in tow, Mendoza has set forth to the new world in search of the Mysterious Cities of Gold and riches beyond his wildest dreams - but all Esteban really wants is to search for the location of his father. The duo is also joined by the Incan girl Zia, as only she can translate the writings that will help lead them to the treasure. Mendoza, while seemingly caring, has ambiguous motives; though the intentions of Commander Gomez and Captain Gaspard are clear: find all of the gold that they can, and step on anyone that gets in their way...

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roriconfan's avatar by roriconfan on Jun 13, 2012
Score: 7/10

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