Original Anime Cel from Manga Sarutobi Sasuke featuring Sasuke
Original anime celluloid from Manga Sarutobi Sasuke featuring Sasuke wearing a special outfit that only appeared in one episode where Sasuke had to stand on a circus stage and demonstrate his skills with daggers.
This rare piece is more than 35 years old and is in an excellent condition.
This cel was used in episode 19 which was released in Japanese television on Tuesday the 12th of February, 1980.
Manga Sarutobi Sasuke (まんが猿飛佐助) is a 24-episode anime series about the young Sarutobi Sasuke, a legendary ninja. It was first aired from October 9, 1979, to April 29, 1980 on Tokyo 12 Channel (now TV Tokyo), and was later dubbed in several languages. The whole 24-episode run was aired in many European and Arabic countries.
It is best known to the American fans as Ninja, The Wonder Boy: a highly edited, highly condensed feature-length version of this series. This version, dubbed in English, was produced by Jim Terry Productions of Force Five fame. The names of several characters were changed, with Sarutobi Sasuke becoming "Duke Hayakawa", his female companion Sakura being changed to "Blossom", and the villain Devilman became "Dragon."