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In the lands of the North, where the black rocks stand guard against the cold sea… It’s “Horus – Prince of the Sun”

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Horus Prince of the Sun (or The Little Norse Prince) is something of an event film in anime history, a spectacular looking production that features a veritable plethora of famous names turning up in its credits. For a film from 1968 it looks incredible, with fluid animation and virtuoso scenes such as the final battle – with a chase on animals of cloud, a troll fighting a giant ice mammoth and an army of Norsemen on boats. For anyone interested in animation history, or indeed the heights the medium has reached in its past, it cannot be recommended enough.

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