Chuumon no Ooi Ryouriten (1991)

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Synonyms: A Well-Ordered Restaurant, The Restaurant of Many Orders
Japanese: 注文の多い料理店


Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: 1991
Producers: Sakura Eiga-sha
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Source: Book
Genres: Award WinningAward Winning, FantasyFantasy, HorrorHorror, SupernaturalSupernatural
Duration: 19 min.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 6.221 (scored by 25602,560 users)
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Ranked: #83502
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Popularity: #8166
Members: 5,604
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A short film based on a story by Japanese writer Kenji Miyazawa.
Two young British hunters get lost in the woods and discover a strange restaurant. Are the hunters about to discover how it feels to be the hunted?

(Source: ANN)


Winner of the 1991 Oofuji Noburou Award at the Mainichi Film Awards.

Characters & Voice Actors



Female Dancers



Okamoto, Tadanari
Miyazawa, Kenji
Original Creator
Okuyama, Reiko
Key Animation
Suzuki, Shinichi
Key Animation


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Feb 5, 2012
This wonderful film tells the story of man verses nature in it's most imaginative and primative state. Reminiscent of more European animation styles than Japanese, this anime had more of a pastel or artistic look to it, much like that of Hedgehog in the Fog, The Man Who Planted Trees or anything by Katou Kunio.

With nothing in the way of real dialog to assist us, this anime used incredible sound effects, music, and it's animation to convey the story and moods to the audience. I found this method to be more successful than if there had been dialog and was excited and spooked the whole ...
May 10, 2012
This short is very interesting, even without any dialogue, can stir your curiosity for what lies ahead. Is artistically sublime and the characters, animals, everything seemed to be painting a picture of the hand that suddenly began to move. There was something missing to make the experience more satisfying, but is artistically sublime.
Feb 15, 2021
Excuse me, I'm Spanish and I don't usually write in English. If you want you can read my review in Spanish.

Kenji Miyazawa is one of the best known Japanese authors internationally. One of the reasons for his "relatively" recent prestige has to do with the adaptation of part of his works to anime. The first of them was Night on the Galactic Railroad (1985) thanks to the Group TAC study. But the period of greatest abundance was the 90s. This interest in the author materialized in animation with the medium-length film Spring and Chaos (1996), but also with the work reviewed: The Restaurant of Many ...

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