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Teaser for Isao Takahata’s “The Tale of Princess Kaguya”

Teaser for Isao Takahata's "The Tale of Princess Kaguya"

Studio Ghibli co-founder, Isao Takahata (The Grave of the Fireflies) returns to directing after more than a decade with an adaptation of a classic tale of the tenth century Japanese Kaguya-hime no Monogatari (The Tale of Princess Kaguya). Based on the folktale The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter, the film is drawn in a classic watercolor and brush stroke technique. This brief teaser just appeared on Japanese television – the film is scheduled for release in Tokyo later this year. 

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Nic Kramer

Like the traditional Asian folklore illustrations style for this film. Very unique.

Neil Dvorak

Well, I want to see more, teaser indeed! I loved the sensitivity of Grave of the Fireflies.

Ju-osh M.

Very pretty! Fans of this style may want to check out Andreas Deja's work-in-progress, Sarah and Mushka.

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