Namakura Gatana

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Namakura Gatana
Anime film
Runtime 2 minutes
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Toy filmstrip of Namakura Gatana (なまくら刀), originally Hanawa Hekonai meitō no maki (塙凹内名刀之巻, 1917), a lost film by Japanese animator Jun'ichi Kouchi.

Namakura Gatana (なまくら刀?) or Hanawa Hekonai meitō no maki (塙凹内名刀之巻?) is a short Japanese anime produced by Jun'ichi Kouchi in 1917. It was found in an antique shop in Osaka in central Japan in March 2008.[1] This anime is a 2 minute silent short that tells a history about a samurai's foolish purchase of a dull-edged sword.


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