Cool Japan Anime: The Tale Of The Princess Kaguya

15 February - Melkweg, Amsterdam
21.00 - €11 - Free for members

For the new Cool Japan exhibition “What A Genderful World” Melkweg and Tropenmuseum show a series of anime films with strong female lead roles. The Tale Of The Princess Kaguya by Studio Ghibli’s Isao Takahata is an animated interpretation of the 10th-century Japanese fairy tale ‘Taketori monogatari’, one of the oldest Japanese texts. An old man finds a baby in a radiant bamboo plant. The young girl, blessed with exceptional beauty, later turns out to be an alien princess.

There are limited free spots available for Subbacultcha members. To secure a free spot, shoot an email to with ‘Princess Kaguya’ in the subject line + your full name in the mail. First come, first served!

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The Tale of The Princess Kaguya (2013)