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A 1958 film believed to be Japan’s oldest TV animation work has been found at a Nippon Television Network Corp. studio.

The color cartoon, titled “Mogura no Abanchuru” (“Mole’s Adventure”), runs eight minutes and 53 seconds. It was discovered during production of a feature program by staff of BS Animax at NTV’s Ikuta studio in Kawasaki.

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