- Rain Boy (anime)
name = Rain Boy
ja_name = 雨ふり小僧
episodes = 1
December 24, 1983
runtime = 25 minutes
nihongo|"Rain Boy"|雨ふり小僧 is the second
animeepisode in the Lion Books series. It was an OVA release [World Art Russia. " [http://www.world-art.ru/animation/animation.php?id=5109 World Art Russia Info] ." "Rain Boy." Retrieved on 2006-12-12.] .
The story is about a boy named Mouta who offered his shoes to another boy in need during a storm. The boy turned out to be a ghost who transformed into a creature granting Mouta 3 wishes. It was based on the classical
Aladdinoil lamp genie tale [ Clements, Jonathan. McCarthy Helen.  (2006). The Anime Encyclopedia: Revised & Expanded Edition. Berkeley, CA: Stone Bridge Press. ISBN 978-1-933330-10-5] .
It was re-released as a DVD in March 21, 2003 on the same disk as
The Green Cat.
List of Osamu Tezuka anime
Osamu Tezuka's Star System
* [http://en.tezuka.co.jp/anime/sakuhin/oa/oa001.html Rain Boy at TezukaOsamu@World]
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