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By Phil Hall | November 5, 2004

BOOTLEG FILES 054: “Hakujaden” (1958 production which was the first full-color anime feature).

LAST SEEN: We cannot confirm the last public presentation of this film.

AMERICAN HOME VIDEO: In 1984 on the Family Home Entertainment label.

REASON FOR DISAPPEARANCE: The film’s obscurity and overtly gentle nature have contributed to the lack of demand.

CHANCES OF SEEING A DVD RELEASE: No announced plans for an official DVD release.

BOOTLEG OPPORTUNITIES: Plenty of bootleg videos are available, although the quality is mostly poor.

Get the bootleg in part two of THE BOOTLEG FILES: “HAKUJADEN”>>>

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