"He rejoiced to find such a beautiful girl and took her home. He and his wife raised her as their own child and named her Kaguya-hime (かぐや姫 "radiant-night princess"). Colored with COPIC Markers. Bamboo Princess aimeemajor.com
'The tale of Princess Kaguya' by Isao Takahata // Plot: a 2013 Japanese animated film produced by Studio Ghibli and based on Japan’s oldest recorded narrative, The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter, about a man who finds a a tiny girl inside a stalk of bamboo. She grows into a beautiful woman who attracts many suitors, though she hides a secret. // 20th of August
Happy New Year and it's time for my annual ranking of the year's movies. It's been a year of contrasts: faith and realism, dreams and cold waking, love and alienation. And it's been a good year for vampires--though I still haven't seen A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night . Maybe it'll be on next…
A long, long time ago, there was an old man who harvests bamboo. He took bamboo in the fields and used it in many ways. His name was Sanuki no Miyatsuko. One day, he found a shining stalk of bamboo. He approached wondering, and found that the tube shone out. He looked into it. A very cute girl who was about 10 centimeters tall was sitting there.