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Pippi Longstocking 1
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At one point in 1971, Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata planned to work on anime adaptation of Pippi[1]; however, when they personally sought permission from Lindgren, they were denied and the project canceled. Some samples of Miyazaki's lovely artwork for the project still exist and can be seen here.[2] Then, in 1972, Miyazaki and Takahata created another anime called Panda Kopanda[3] (in English Panda! Go Panda!), and the heroine Mimiko is a spunky, pig-tailed redhead who is an orphan and lives by herself in a house with animals. A lot of the concept art did make it into later pictures though, especially the extensive background work in Visby and Stockholm which became most of the backgrounds for Kiki's Delivery Service. Pippi's braids are resurrected in the pirate queen from Laputa, who has a youthful portrait in her airship cabin looking suspiciously like Pippi.

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