A freestyle, imagined telling of the life of shaman queen Himiko, who falls in love with her half-brother, making her powers weaken thus putting her position to risk.
Did You Know?
The film is set in the 3rd century during the late Japanese Yayoi period (1,000 BC - 300) when the legend of Queen Himiko is recorded to have happened. When Takehiko describes a horse to Himiko it is at least a century before horses are believed to have been imported to Japan from China and became common in Japan. Although evidence of horses dating back to the earlier Jomon period (14,000 - 1,000 BC) and the pre-historic Japanese Paleolithic period have been found. See more