Original anime celluloid from Lucy of the Southern Rainbow featuring Lucy May checking her birthday presents.
This rare piece is more than 35 years old and is in an excellent condition.
This cel was used in episode 30 from which was released in Japanese television on Sunday the 8th of August, 1982.
Lucy-May of the Southern Rainbow (南の虹のルーシーMinami no Niji no Rūshī, “Lucy of the Southern Rainbow”) is a Japanese anime series by Nippon Animation. This 1982 adaptation is part of the studio’s popular World Masterpiece Theater franchise, based on the 1982 novel Southern Rainbow by Australian writer Phyllis Piddington (1910–2001), and tells the story of a young girl named Lucy and the hardships and excitement she and her family encounter when they move from England to Adelaide in Australia to start a farm.
The anime has been dubbed into French, Italian, Arabic, Spanish, German and Persian.
Another adaptation of the story, written by Ken Wakasaki as a tie-in to the anime, was also published in Japan in 1982.