The Hakkenden

The Hakkenden

The Hakkenden is a OVA show by AIC in 2 sequences, the next subtitled Shinsh?. Shin Hakkenden, A television series screenplay, aired in 1999. The anime is based on the epic novel Nans? Satomi Hakkenden written by Kyokutei Bakin during the latter half of the Edo Period. At 106 volumes, the novel bears the distinction of becoming the greatest publication in literature that is . The Hakkenden is most known for its unique way of cartoon, switching between several visual styles all through the length of this series. The show has been noted because of its heavy use of themes and symbolic imagery, allowing the show to straddle the line between cartoon and art. It's also famous for introducing a outlook to your classic, as theories like devotion and feudal loyalty are tightly scrutinized and re-examined during many of the conflicts in the story. Even the"THE" at the front of the name isn't, in reality, a continuation of translation, however, a genuine part of the name written in English, perhaps chosen by the series' writers to deliberately express that feeling of modernity.
Release: 1990-10-25
Genres: Animation
Casts: N/A
Duration: 24 min
Country: Japan