Along with living movies, the popularity of Thai moves has also increased, and in recent times, Thai that it is easier to make animated movies, still fact is that there goes a lot of work behind it that the animation industry has given a lot of impressive movies with great storylines. People usually think making them is equally or even more difficult. A lot of animated movies throws light on some essential issues and also helps in creating awareness. They are perfectly entertaining and are popular among adults along with children. Mentioned below are some unique and interesting animated Thai movies:
1. The Legend Of Muay Thai: 9 Satra
The Legend of Muay Thai: 9 Satra is a 3D animated action and fantasy movie and was released in 2018; then it came on Netflix in November 2019. It was directed by Nat Yoswatananont, Pongsa Kornsri, and Gun Phansuwon. This fantastic movie was named Film of the year in 2019 at Nine Entertain Awards.
2. Khan Kluay
Khan kluay, which is known internationally as Jumbo is a 2006 family animation movie. This 3D movie is the story of an elephant who got separated from his mother and then later becomes a war elephant for King Naresuan, it is set in Ayutthaya-era Siam. Directed by Kompin Kemgumnird, it made a total of ฿196.7 million at the box office.
3. Khan Kluay 2
Khan Kluay 2 is the sequel of the 2006 movie Khan Kluay and was released in 2009. It is a 3D animation adventure movie about an orphan elephant named Jumbo as he lost his mother and father in a battle and one day, he decided to change his life upside down. It was directed by Taweelap Srivuthivong.
4. Khun Tongdaeng: The Inspirations
Released in the year 2015, Khun Tongdaeng: The Inspirations is the story of three dogs named Tonglor, Temple Dog, and Little Copper. It is one of the greatest works in Thai animation. Directed by Tiwa Moeithaisong this movie can be seen on Netflix.
5. Echo Planet (Echo Jew Gong Lok)
Echo planet sometimes referred to as adventure planet well is an aminated movie that was released in 2012. It is about a traveling adventure of Jorpe and Norva who travel to the deepest jungle of Thailand. Directed by Kompin Kemgumnird, it is a beautiful movie to watch with family.
6. Yak: The Giant King
Yak: The giant king belongs to the comedy and science fiction genre which is about a giant robot who is chained to a tiny robot. Released in 2012 it was directed by Prapas Cholsaranont and earned a total of $1,668,124 on its release.
7. The Adventure Of Sudsakorn
Written by Sunthorn Phu, the adventure of Sudsakorn is a 1979 Thai animated fantasy film. It was directed by Payut Ngaokrachang and is the only cel-animated film ever made in Thailand. The duration of the movie is one hour and 22 minutes.
8. Krut: The Himmaphan Warriors
Krut: The Himmaphan Warriors is a 2018 fantasy and action animated movie that is about a war between monstrous Raksod engulfs and majestic Garuda. Directed by Chaiporn Panichrutiwong this movie can be seen on Netflix.
9. The Life Of Buddha
Casting Tankhun Jitissara, Komgrit Triwimol, and Supattra Thiwanon, The life of Buddha is a 2007 animated feature film that is about the life of Gautam Buddha. Produced by Wallapa Phimtong and directed by Kritsaman Wattananarong it came to cinemas in the year 2007.
The last amazing animated movie on our list is a 2008 horror animated movie named Nak which is about a band who came together to protect humankind to protect from evil spirits. It was directed by Natthaphong Ratanachoksirikul and casts Nui Chernyim, Anyarit Pitakkul, Nawarat Techarathanaprasert, and Mum Jokmok.