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Program Title: Phoenix 2772
EASC Code: JP-01
Series Title:
Region/Country: Japan
Language: English
Subtitles:
Subject: Movie & TV Drama, Animation
Program Type: Feature
Media Type: VHS
Director: Takashi Sugiyama
Producer: Tezuka Production & Toho
Release Date: 1980
Running Time: 121 min.
Color or BW: Color
Program Abstract: "In the future, the people of Earth are born in laboratories, raised by robots and ruled by a tyrannical government. Into this bleak world, Godah is born, a sensitive boy who will soon hold the future of the world in his hands. While training to become a spaceship pilot, Godah learns of the Legend of the Phoenix, a mystical space Firebird with magical blood. Whoever controls the Firebird will have immortality and everlasting power. When an evil scientist orders Godah to retrieve the Firebird, the young hero is determined to capture and use its powers to rejuvenate a dying earth."
Data Entry Date: 7/31/2000