Synopsis: This was the first Chinese feature-length cartoon and it was made under difficult circumstances during WWII when China was occupied by Japan.

It shows a very small section from Journey to the West and takes quite a few artistic liberties (with the animation obviously being heavily influenced by Disney – but it also has a uniquely Chinese as well as an Anime flavor). It has some nice rotoscoped scenes and little to do with the actual book – but it is still much better than anything inspired by Journey to the West that came out later when the Communists took over.

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