Shisha No Sho (The Book Of The Dead , A Book Of A Dead Person) (2005) Feature Length Theatrical Animated Film

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Shisha No Sho

Shisha No Sho

English Title: The Book Of The Dead

Shisha No Sho (The Book Of The Dead , A Book Of A Dead Person) (2005) Feature Length Theatrical Animated Film Shisha No Sho

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  • Feature Length Animated FilmFeature
  • Sakura Motion Picture Company
  • Distributed by: 100 Meter Films
  • Cartoon Characters: Iratsume of Fujiwara, Prince Otsu, Ohtomonoyakamochi, Eminooshikatsu, Story Teller.
  • Voice Actors: Rie Miyazawa, Tetsunojo Kanze, Takaaki Enoki, Tohru Emori, Tetsuko Kuroyanagi, Ky˘ko Kishida.
  • Directed By Kawamoto Kihachiro.
  • Produced By Junko Fukuma.
  • Animated By Yoon Junsang.
  • Awards: Prize of Excellence, Nono Japan Media Arts Festival, 2006, Special Recognition by the International Jury (Diploma), Zagreb 2005.
  • Originally Released on July 08, 2005.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 75 minutes.
  • Color
  • Japan  Japan

Cartoon Summary:

The Nara period in Japan: Buddhism has recently been imported from China and is all the rage amongst the nobility. Iratsume, a young woman from a noble house, becomes obsessed with the new religion and spends much of her time hand-copying the sutras, trying to...  (more)

Cartoon Production Information:

English Titles: "The Book Of The Dead" and "A Book Of A Dead Person."

Stop-motion puppet animation. The story is told mainly through narration. Based on a true story from the Nara period, set around 750 AD. The story is set in the Nanke branch of the Fujiwara family, one of the four family branches descended from...  (more)

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