The Dog of Flanders
is a 1997 Japanese anime film. It was based on the Japanese television series aired on Nippon Television from 10 October 1992 to 27 March 1993. Both the television series and this film are inspired by the 1872 novel A Dog of Flanders by Ouida.
Based on the Flemish novel by Oui´da, this movie represents the bond between a boy and his ever so faithful dog living in 19th century Belgium.