“Sougen no ko Tenguri” (1977) IMDb

Creators

Ōtsuka Yasuo (director), Tezuka Osamu (writer).

Categorization

Half-hour dairy commercial. Kondou was an artist on it and Miyazaki did uncredited layouts as a favour. Based on a Tezuka story.

Subject

Psychic super-bull divulges the secret of cheesemaking to human sibling in prehistoric Central Asia.

Commentary

In reality, cheese is believed to come from the slaughter of calves with milk in their stomachs, as opposed to cattle objecting to slaughter, which is the conceit used here.

Japanese production animation movie