(Japanese with English subtitles) Widowed woodblock artist Hokusai meets Onao and falls madly in love with her, but she disappears suddenly. One day, his daughter brings home a young girl who looks exactly like Onao. Using the girl as his muse, he reconnects to his youth when he painted his masterpiece, the gigantic octopus and the beauty seduced. Written by
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In some scenes Hokusai is holding a religious statue of Nichiren. Nichiren was a founder of a sect within Buddhism in the Kamakura period. Hokusai followed this sect. See more
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