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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.

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Masahiro Shinoda
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Shima Iwashita ... Himiko
Masao Kusakari Masao Kusakari ... Takehiko
Rie Yokoyama Rie Yokoyama ... Adahime
Chôichirô Kawarasaki Chôichirô Kawarasaki ... Mimaki
Kenzô Kawarasaki Kenzô Kawarasaki ... Ikume
Yoshi Katô Yoshi Katô ... Ohkimi
Jun Hamamura Jun Hamamura ... Narrator
Tsuchimi Kurata Tsuchimi Kurata
Teishiro Nishijima Teishiro Nishijima
Mitsugu Fujita Mitsugu Fujita
Tadashi Yoshizumi Tadashi Yoshizumi
Mayumi Kyô Mayumi Kyô
Akio Marubayashi Akio Marubayashi
Akemi Harada Akemi Harada
Yôko Shibata Yôko Shibata
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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.

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Drama | Fantasy | History

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

23 February 1979 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Art Theatre Guild,Hoygensha See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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