KEN THE WOLF BOY,

Ken The Wolf Boy was released in Japan in 1963, the same year that Astroboy was released. The Japanese title was Okami Shonen Ken ("Wolf-Boy Ken). It was directed by Sadao Tsukioka and was the first tv animation from Toei Animation.  This was not another animated version of a comic but the first animation originally created for tv.   It was very popular amongst school children.  86 episodes were made. All the voices were dubbed by voice master, the late Daws Bulter, who also voiced nearly all of the Hanna-Barbera characters from the 1960s through the mid 1980s. The English scripts were written by Sloane Nibley. It was shown in Melbourne in March 1967 at 4pm on channel 7. The series followed the adventures of Ken who was brought up by the wolves in the jungle and can be compared to 'Jungle Book.'  His main companions were two young wolves named Chi Chi and Po Po.

Some of the episode titles were
*Secret of the Blow Gun
*Jungle Alliance
*Ken and the Villain of Arabia
*Scared by a Ghost (I have this episode)
*Wandering White Wolf
*Tamatum the Witch

 

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