Kuroi Kikori to Shiroi Kikori


The Black Woodcutter and the White Woodcutter

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English: The Black Woodcutter and the White Woodcutter
Japanese: 黒いきこりと白いきこり

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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 1, 1956
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: None found, add some
Source: Original
Genres: FantasyFantasy
Duration: 16 min.
Rating: G - All Ages

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Ranked: #79762
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Popularity: #11908
Members: 637
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Mori, Yasuji
Director, Script, Screenplay, Key Animation
Hamada, Hirosuke
Original Creator


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Mar 17, 2018
Sesshomaru (All reviews)
黒いきこりと白いきこり - Kuroi Kikori to Shiroi Kikori is an animated short film with a length of approx. 15 minutes including intro and end credits. The Anime was first published in 1956 and the story was taken from the original work by Hamada, Hirosuke.

Story: Good & evil - actions & rewards - early masterpiece, a beauty of Japanese animation (8/10)
It's about a bear, a fox, and a squirrel trying to find warm shelter during a snow storm. The narrative starts slowly, but increasingly builds up tension. The author of the original story, Hamada Hirosuke, was born in Takahata in 1893 and, along with Mimei Ogawa and read more
May 15, 2017
Sidewinder51 (All reviews)
Rate a 7
Musical no subtitles nor voices with the exception of animation noise.
Art Film

Story
A dedication to perseverance. Sad to say others would rather help them selves rather than others during times of troubles. While there is some benefit to that there is some benefit against it as well. As the story plays out one finds the moral of the story that there is strength in numbers. A good kind hearted message. The only downside to the film is it is based on hunters. I would say more but that says enough without ruining the story.

Art
Two my knowledge there are two versions of this animation. There read more
Feb 27, 2021
AlanDSouza1 (All reviews)
"The Black Woodcutter and the White Woodcutter" is the first Japanese animated film that resembles what one would associate hand drawn animation with today. With a washed out watercolor palette, a very Disney oriented art style, and a folk tale inspired story, this film encapsulates a moralistic theme of sharing and looking out for one another in hard times.

The film's themes are heavily contextualized by the time it released to the public. 1956 Japan was a time of great upheaval. The Occupation years had just ended and the country was at crossroads of economic development. Poverty, hunger and loss were still widespread in the read more

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