Chuumon no Ooi Ryouriten

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


Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Nov 1958
Producers: Gakken
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Source: Book
Genres: FantasyFantasy, HorrorHorror, SupernaturalSupernatural
Duration: 18 min.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 5.391 (scored by 450450 users)
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Ranked: #117222
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Popularity: #12256
Members: 1,269
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The oldest anime adaption of the famous short story, Chuumon no Ooi Ryouriten, originally written by Kenji Miyazawa. This stop-motion anime follows two British hunters as they venture deep into the thick woodlands and find themselves lost. It's not long till they stumble across a strangely located restaurant. They Decide it's best to take a break inside, though they quickly find that things in this restaurant may not be what they seem.


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Miyazawa, Kenji
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Feb 27, 2021
Adapted from an extremely witty Japanese short story into Claymation, The Restaurant of Many Orders is a delightfully entertaining horror short about animal rights. It is gloriously macabre in its themes and flips the idea of humans hunting for sports by portraying two British hunters being slowly swindled into preparing themselves as dinner for eagerly awaiting diners in a restaurant designed to entrap humans into thinking they themselves are being served food.

This is the first Japanese attempt at Claymation of this length and while not perfect, it is clear that a lot of thought was put into the exploration of the three dimensional aspect of ...
Aug 13, 2016
This short stop-motion movie is a fun and enjoyable watch. Despite being rather old, the animation has aged well - like a fine bottle of 1960 red wine from the Shiraz Vineyards.

The jollity movements from the two hunters would probably be seen as "terrible workmanship" if this was created in this day and age. Though seeing as this is an anime from the late fifties it is understandable.

As our two hunters venture deeper into the story and the orchestral music begins to tune in, it reminds me of shows I grew up with. Such as the clangers and the magic roundabout, which would also ...

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