Umi no Mizu wa Naze Karai
When a poor, yet honest, man rescues an old man who has fallen off a log bridge, the little people of the forest give him a “Mortar of ...
Taa-chan no Kaitei Ryokou
Animated short from Japan.
shoujouji no tanuki-bayashi ban danemon
The boozy mercenary of the title, based on the actual historical figure of Naoyuki Ban (1567-1615), attempts to rid a haunted castle of spooks.
Ninjutsu Hinotama Kozou – Edo no Maki
A short story about a young ninja.
Hinomaru Hatanosuke- Inazuma gumi Tobatsu no Maki
Short film where the hero Hatanosuke battles with an evil gang of thieves.
Hinomaru Hatanosuke- Bakemonoyashiki no Maki
Short film where the hero Hatanosuke battles ghosts and monsters in a haunted house.
Issunboushi – Chibisuke Monogatari
Dreaming of rising up in the world, Chibisuke the little bonze travels to the city, where he becomes a retainer to a Cabinet minister, who takes ...
The first full cel-animated short. A group of tanukis investigate a temple and cause mischief.