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Kaneta Kimotsuki in The Mysterious Cities of Gold

The Mysterious Cities of Gold

1982 TV-Y7

In this 1532-set anime series blending South American history and archaeology with science fiction, Spanish orphan Esteban travels to the New World with the conquistadors in hopes of locating his father on the way to finding the Seven Cities of Gold. Joined by Incan girl Zia, Esteban has a host of adventures, discovering an array of lost technological wonders (including a solar-powered ship) while constantly trying to avoid capture.