You Shoumei Bijutsukan Line

Yoh Shomei Art Gallery Line

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Synonyms: YOH Shomei Museum LINE
Japanese: 葉祥明美術館 LINE
English: Yoh Shomei Art Gallery Line
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Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Aug 1, 2006
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Studios: Toei Animation
Source: Original
Genre: FantasyFantasy
Duration: 24 min.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 5.351 (scored by 327327 users)
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Ranked: #113382
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Popularity: #12006
Members: 870
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A simple world of sound and picture, composed by NAKAI Yuu from the paintings of major Japanese artist YOH Shomei and pure, simple sounds, comes out in Ga-nime. Great pictures that will make you feel the life of the earth, with the horizon stretching ever farther… Get inside a minimalist world modeled before your eyes, with the sounds of wind and rain, of air and thunder that stir emotions in every viewer’s heart, through a lyricism that resounds at the core of your mind.



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Jan 4, 2014
NotDolphy (All reviews)
You Shoumei Bijutsukan Line is an unusual ga-nime featuring a mix of You Shomei's minimalistic paintings, an equally barren soundscape courtesy of Nakai Yuu, and tranquil live action sections peppered throughout.

You's artwork here invariably consists of two horizontally split halves, creating a line effect in the middle of which this ga-nime is eponymous of. Sky comprises the top half, a seemingly perfectly flat surface on the bottom: both largely featureless but characterized by gentle gradients and soft colors. These stark landscapes are punctuated by lone objects, vaguely reminiscent of their respective real-life counterparts. Abstract at first, these objects take the shape of minuscule, dark rectangles— read more
Feb 7, 2022
triela-chan (All reviews)
If you like kino or art house, you might enjoy this. But otherwise, it's definitely not worth your time.

I'm not even sure what to call this show, since I wouldn't call it an anime or OVA. I don't recall seeing any animation; it's mostly just a long series of paintings shown one after another, each one being slowly panned over by the camera. And when I say that, I mean SLOWLY. Painfully slowly. You could probably watch this at 5x speed and not miss out on much. Some may argue that this pace allows every viewer ample time to scrutinise every fine detail of the read more


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