Nights of Taneyamagahara

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Feature Film: 7 July 2006 / 27 minutes
Screenplay, Storyboards, Direction: Kazuo Oga

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Nights of Taneyamagahara (種山ヶ原の夜 Taneyamagahara no Yoru?) is the first anime short film directed by Ghibli background artist Kazuo Oga. The film is a lyrical adaptation of a 1924 play written by poet and author Kenji Miyazawa.

A DVD was released by Studio Ghibli in Japan on 7 July 2006, in celebration of would have been Miyazawa's 110th birthday. The DVD is a companion to the DVD re-release of another animated adaptation of a Miyazawa story, Gauche the Cellist.