Rain Boy (anime)

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Rain Boy
Screenshot of the opening logo of Rain Boy
Genre Fantasy
Original video animation
Directed by Osamu Tezuka
Studio Tezuka Productions
Released December 24, 1989
Runtime 25 minutes
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"Rain Boy" (雨ふり小僧?) is the second anime episode in the Lion Books series. It was an OVA release.


The story is about a boy named Mouta who offered his shoes to another boy in need during a storm. The boy turned out to be a ghost who transformed into a creature granting Mouta 3 wishes. It was based on the classical Aladdin oil lamp genie tale.[1]


It was re-released as a DVD on March 21, 2003 on the same disk as The Green Cat.


See also


  1. Clements, Jonathan. McCarthy Helen. [2006] (2006). The Anime Encyclopedia: Revised & Expanded Edition. Berkeley, CA: Stone Bridge Press. ISBN 978-1-933330-10-5

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