Atama Yama

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Comedy

Comedy

Legend tells of a lone swordsman who lives in the Demon's Castle, the ruins near the Black Forest. This mysterious stranger only accepts rare books for his services, books from the ancient past. Comedy tells the story of a young girl who desperately wishes for her family and village to be saved from the coming English soldiers' wrath, and is willing to trade a precious book in exchange for the deed. With only her legs beneath her, she runs towards the Black Forest, hoping to get there in time...

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tasanime tasanime says...

These anime have a kind of folk-lore theme to them with the presence of a moral undertone. Both beautiful, short pieces, though Kigeki less surreal then the more humorous Atama Yama. Either way, at only 10minutes in length they cannot be refused a viewing.

Man and Whale

Man and Whale

An old man who is the headmaster of a primary school bordering the ocean paints a picture of a whale, an animal he had seen so often off the coast when he was a boy and now sees all too seldom. He reminisces about his youth, when he simply considered whales a source of food, though he vividly remembers a time when a whale was speared by a whaling ship. He knew of no other way to treat whales then. But that day he sees the first whale he has done in a long time - and it is beached against the rocks. He races out of the school to come to the whale's aid...

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valondar valondar says...

Featuring a very similar visual style, these two shorts by Koji Yamamura both deal with an older character - Atama Yama, admittedly, with biting, detached satire, while Man and Whale has more sympathy for its protagonist.

The TV Show

The TV Show
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Singan Singan says...

Both of these are bizarre short comedies about the consequences of merging realities. The difference is Atama Yama tells an actual story while The TV Show is just an entertaining music video. However, that's unlikely to prevent you from enjoying both.