Shita-kiri Suzume

The Sparrow with the Slit Tongue

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Synonyms: Tongue-Cut Sparrow
Japanese: 舌切雀
English: The Sparrow with the Slit Tongue
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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 18, 1917
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Source: Original
Genre: DramaDrama
Duration: Unknown
Rating: G - All Ages


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Ranked: #131542
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Popularity: #15052
Members: 599
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This is a short film made in the fall of 1917. It is about a girl asking for rice.


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Kitayama, Seitarou
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Feb 8, 2021
Short traditional folklore inspired anime, with a thoughtful moral. Wort watching for general knowledge about japanese fables. I liked it because it represents a good source of info regarding folklore, much more appealing than reading it from external sources. I recommend it to anyone, not just weebs, as it is easy to learn from it.
As for the art, taking in consideration that it is the second anime ever made, it was pretty good, as I am not going to compare it with the modern animes.
The sound was clear with nice music on the backgound .
The story does not focus on character development ...
Mar 29, 2021
O anime é ótimo com uma moral pensativa. Gostei porque representa uma boa fonte de informação sobre o folclore. Recomendo a qualquer pessoa, não apenas aos otaku, é muito fácil aprender com ele.
Conta a historia de um velho que encontra um passaro ferido e leva ele pra casa, mas a mulher dele não gostou do passaro que se chama "Chunko"
Quanto à arte, tendo em conta que é o terceiro anime já feito, ficou muito bom, pois não vou compará-lo com o anime atual
O som estava ótimo com boa música de fundo.
A história é simples e fácil, os personagens são ótimos (tirando aquela velha, mais cruel ...

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