With their black-and-white coats and cuddly, lovable image, pandas are beloved the world over, especially by children. In recent years, these much-loved creatures have even established a presence at the box office. But how many panda films can you name, besides Kung Fu Panda? Take a seat and let China.org.cn give you the lowdown on the world's most popular panda pictures.
The poster of the film: The Story of Panda -- Taotao [verycd.com]
Country: China and Japan
The Story of Panda – Taotao, directed by Shuichi Nakahara and Tatsuo Shimamura, was the first animation produced as a Chinese-Japanese joint venture. Released in December, 1981, the film is about Taotao, a small panda from Sichuan, who was captured and sold to a European zoo, where he got into adventures with his animal friends. Since 1981, the 87-minute cartoon has been translated into English, German, Finnish and Greek, and become popular around the world.