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The film "Baby Kangaroo's Birthday Surprise" (カンガルーの誕生日 - Kangaroo no Tanjoubi) was released in February 1941, less than a year before the Second Sino-Japanese war became the Pacific War, involving the United States and the British Empire, which included Australia.

The film was not set in any particular country, and involved non-Australian animals as well as kangaroos. For example, the main villain was a wolf, which doesn't occur in Australia.

Was the film the target of any censorship in Japan because of its use of an Australian animal?

  • Because "Surprise" is a TRAP – Yubin-chan Mar 15 '19 at 5:22

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