Senya Ichiya Monogatari
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Synonyms: One Thousand and One Arabian Nights, 1001 Nights
Japanese: 千夜一夜物語


Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jun 14, 1969
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: Discotek Media
Studios: Mushi Production
Source: Original
Genres: HentaiHentai, FantasyFantasy
Duration: 2 hr. 10 min.
Rating: Rx - Hentai


Score: 6.101 (scored by 961961 users)
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Ranked: N/A2
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Popularity: #7189
Members: 3,142
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Beautifully constructed, 1001 Nights stays true to the lush and mysterious backdrop of the well known and age old story. Tezuka remolds the story into an escapist fantasy where a 60s-era working man is transported back to an era of entirely fictitious Arabian details. Seemingly at odds with itself, 1001 Nights consistently unfolds in a way that combines Playboy graphics, Arabian rug design and traditional Japanese scroll paintings.

Sound like a strange mix? You bet and along the way we experience some of the great cultural juxtapositions that makes Tezuka the unpredictable style it is.


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Dezaki, Osamu
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Sugino, Akio
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Mar 26, 2013
EmperorDemonGava (All reviews)
I've decided to write my first review on what I consider the best anime movie ever made. Now I doubt anyone else will agree with me on that statement but I truly feel this movie is a masterpiece. It was this movie that introduced me to the genius that is Osamu Tezuka. I expected to like this movie but I didn't expect it to be this good. It was excellent in every way, certainly better than any other cartoon movie at the time. With that being said its very sad to see this great film fall into obscurity the way it did. Any way on read more
Apr 5, 2019
Assthete (All reviews)
I don't know what is weirder, a tiny female genie rubbing her breasts for magic purposes or Tezuka's fetishistic side blatantly displayed in the sensual pink panther sequence. For better or worse, the movie is littered with moments that defy common sense and beg the question “why” at every turn. The problem is however that a supposedly adult movie that does have various sequences of clearly adult content is littered with such misplaced bullshit. If his intention was to make something lighthearted and ultimately devoid of pretense, there shouldn't be entire dramatic segments that are far from self-aware, let alone subverted. He can't focus, his read more
Feb 9, 2014
ShiroNeko89 (All reviews)
Belonging to a Muslim family my bedtime stories consisted of the adventures of Sinbad, Ali Baba and Aladdin. We had a copy of the children’s version of 1001 nights at home and me and my brother would hang on every word as our mother would read them to us. When I grew older I watched all the movies and series based on these stories (e.g The Theif of Baghdad – a must watch if you like the Arabian Nights)

So when I came across this movie by Tezuka, Osamu I was ecstatic.

Let me explain the story a little. Senya Ichiya Monogatari (SIM) tells the tale of read more
Jan 15, 2018
PotrelViewer (All reviews)
I must say that, for the first adult animated movie of the Animerama Trilogy, it was quite enjoyable, except for the fact that the only version I was able to watch was in Italian (with no subtitles), and me can't speak well spaghetti e pepperoni... -_-

Story is a mix of tales from the 1001 nights: Aladdin, the magical ship, Babel Tower (why in the frog is there a biblical tale in this movie will always get me).

Sound is quite well done: mix of classical music and original soundtrack.

Art is a blend between limited animation and psychedelic cuts for the more ecchi stuff (*wink wink*).

Overall, this read more

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