The Night of Taneyamagahara

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The Night of Taneyamagahara
Cover of Taneyamagahara no Yoru DVD.
Directed by Kazuo Oga
Screenplay by Kazuo Oga
Story by Kenji Miyazawa
Music by Ensemble Planeta
Running time
27 minutes
Country Japan
Language Japanese

The Night of Taneyamagahara (種山ヶ原の夜, Taneyamagahara no Yoru) is a short anime film directed by Kazuo Oga and released by Studio Ghibli. A DVD version was released for Japan on July 7, 2006. It is based on a short story of the same name by Kenji Miyazawa.


The movie describes the daily life of mountains farmers and their struggles to keep moving while deepening their understanding of nature and the world they live in, as they encounter mysterious figures and appearances that may change their perspective on everything they have yet experienced.


  • Hatsuo Yamaya


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