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Kaguya-hime no Monogatari [BD 720p]

Kaguya-hime no Monogatari

Synopsis for: Kaguya-hime no Monogatari | The Tale of the Princess Kaguya (Fall 2013)
Adaptation of the Japanese folk tale Taketori Monogatari (Tale of the Bamboo Cutter), also known as Kaguya Hime (Princess Kaguya).

In an idyllic rural setting, an old bamboo cutter and his wife raise a tiny girl found nestled within a glowing bamboo stalk along with a fortune in gold. As she approaches adulthood, the bamboo cutter uses the fortune to purchase a villa in the capital, buy himself a title and employ tutors to transform the country girl, now given the name Kaguya, into a refined woman. News of her beauty brings powerful and wealthy suitors who compete for her hand in marriage, all the while Kaguya wishes that she and her family could return to their former life. Sooner or later, though, her true origins will make their own claim upon her. Continue reading Kaguya-hime no Monogatari [BD 720p]

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Kousetsu Hyaku Monogatari | Requiem from the Darkness [DVD 480p, Dual Audio]

Kousetsu Hyaku Monogatari

Synopsis for: Kousetsu Hyaku Monogatari | Requiem from the Darkness | Hundred Stories | Kosetsu Hyaku Monogatari | Kyogoku Natsuhiko Kosetsu Hyaku Monogatari | Natsuhiko Kyougoku's Worldly Horror Stories | 100 stories (Fall 2003)
Tired of writing riddles for children, Yamaoka Momosuke plans on gathering spooky and gruesome stories and publishing them in an anthology called Hyakumonogatari ("One Hundred Tales"). While researching these old myths and legends he comes across a mysterious trio who call themselves the Ongyou. They are detectives who are investigating the legends to reveal their truths...and bring those in the wrong to justice. Each time Momosuke meets the Ongyou he must face horrible truths and battle with his morals, but he's seeing things he shouldn't be seeing... Continue reading Kousetsu Hyaku Monogatari | Requiem from the Darkness [DVD 480p, Dual Audio]
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