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Kuroi Kikori to Shiroi Kikori

Alternative Titles

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


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


Score: 6.071 (scored by 181 users)
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Ranked: #78662
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Popularity: #10763
Members: 457
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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 about 15 minutes including intro and credits. The Anime was first published in 1956 and the story was taken from the original work by Hamada, Hirosuke.

The story appears like an old folk tale revolving around a bear, a fox and a squirrel who are trying to find a warm shelter during a snowstorm. The story begins slowly, but becomes exciting and tries to give its young viewers a moral orientation.

The first thing you notice is that the art is amazingly detailed, especially the character sketches of Mori, Yasuji, who read more
May 15, 2017
Sidewinder51 (All reviews)
Rate a 7
Musical no subtitles nor voices with the exception of animation noise.
Art Film

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.

Two my knowledge there are two versions of this animation. There read more