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Taneyamagahara no Yoru

Taneyamagahara no Yoru

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Synonyms: Night of Taneyamagahara
Japanese: 種山ヶ原の夜


Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 7, 2006
Producers: Studio Ghibli
Duration: 27 min. per episode
Rating: PG - Children
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Ranked: #67582
Popularity: #4700
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Mar 2, 2015
Taneyamagahara no Yoru or The night on Taneyamagahara is an anime that I found by accident when I randomly browsing on some blogs. I’m getting interested with it since it is short and animated by studio ghibli; my favorite studio which production mostly gave me interesting experience. I’m giving it a shot and boy; once again the studio gave me that experience. Okay, enough with the history lesson now let’s onto the review.

On the technical side of things. Simply put, The Night on Taneyamagahara is a brilliant piece of arts. Everything is hand-drawn made it looks like a real-life painting. The backgrounds are detailed and read more
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Aug 30, 2012
A quietly meditative and touching expose of a farmers relation to his society and his environment, Taneyamagahara no Yoru is an interesting adaptation of Kenji Miyazawa's play of the same name. Oga Kazuo provides pictures with which the play's dialogue is overlaid, enacted by Seiyuu. A unique approach, at some points approximating Kirigami animation.

Kenji Miyazawa has become one of Japan's most idolised authors. Miyazawa was a naturalist writer and poet, oft thought of as inspired by Flaubert and Maupassant, who lived a life of hardship and ignominy. Born in the rural prefecture Iwate in 1896, Miyazawa worked as a teacher and a agriculturalist, dedicated read more
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