By Erin Podolsky
Updated November 10, 2000 at 05:00 AM EST

One of the great lost children’s-anime series of the ’80s, the French import The Mysterious Cities of Gold weaves together elements of the legend of El Dorado with young hero Esteban’s quest to find his father. The usual info is on Powersheep’s Mysterious Cities of Gold Page ( in spades, but the site’s real gold nuggets are its links to videos of entire episodes. Consider it a worthy alternative to the animated feature-film mess The Road to El Dorado (and to Elton John’s ridiculous musical numbers — Gold ‘s air-puffed theme song is eminently more hummable). A