Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Wednesday Spotlight: Chikara to Onna no Yo no Naka

This Wednesday, the spotlight is on the 1933 anime short film Chikara to Onna no Yo no Naka ("The World of Power and Women").

This short film is also the first Japanese anime of any type to feature voiceovers. 

Unfortunately, this treasure is now considered a "lost film". 


Plot Summary

Chikara to Onna no Yo no Naka is the story of a father of four who is constantly abused in his own home. He is also unhappy with his wife and soon begins an affair with a cute typist.

For more information on this landmark film. 

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