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- Lots of references to well-known traditional Japanese paintings such as 36 Views of Mount Fuji and The Witch and the Skeleton Spectre. Featured works are more general in Sarusuberi and more mythology-focused in Ponpoko. - Magical realism. Clever interweaving of fictional aspects into a real-world historical setting. - Heavy use of traditional songs and music. This is more evident in Ponpoko, featuring lots of Japanese folk songs to invoke nostalgia in the post-Showa audience. Sarusuberi is more adventurous and plays around with the traditional sounds to create something fresh. - Both films are set in Tokyo/Edo. - Both films document the societal changes taking place in the   read more
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