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Like in any culture, Japanese kids grow up listening to the stories repeatedly told by their parents and grandparents. The boy born from a peach; the princess from the moon who is discovered inside a bamboo; the old man who can make a dead cherry tree blossom, etc. These short stories that teach kids to see both the dark and bright sides of life have passed traditional moral values from generation to generation. Each half-hour episode of Folktales from Japan consists of ... read more

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  • English: Folktales from Japan
  • Romanized: Furusato Saisei: Nihon no Mukashibanashi
  • Japanese: ふるさと再生 日本の昔ばなし
  • Type: TV
  • Episodes: 258
  • Status: Finished Airing
  • Aired: Apr 1, 2012 to Mar 26, 2017
  • Season: Spring 2012
  • Producers: TV Tokyo, Sony Music Entertainment, Peter Pan Creation
  • Studios: Tomason
  • Duration: 4 days, 7 hours, 12 minutes total (24 minutes each)
  • Rating: G - All Ages
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