Original Anime Cel from Jungle Book Shōnen Mowgli featuring Mowgli
Original Anime Cel from Jungle Book Shōnen Mowgli, featuring Mowgli
The Jungle Book (Janguru Bukku Shōnen Mōguri) is a Japanese anime adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's original collection of stories, The Jungle Book. It aired in 1989 and consists of a total of 52 episodes.
The series, a compromise between the original Mowgli stories and the Walt Disney version, received international acclaim and was aired in different countries around the world. It was especially popular in India, where it was dubbed in Hindi. The Indian version featured an original Hindi opening song, "Jungle Jungle Baat Chali Hai", with lyrics by Gulzar, which became popular in India, with a version of the song later used for the Indian release of Disney's The Jungle Book (2016). It was released in the United States as The Jungle Book: Adventures of Mowgli.