Treasure Hunting

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Treasure Hunting (たからさがし Takara Sagashi?) is the ninth in a series of short films produced to screen exclusively at the Studio Ghibli Museum in Japan. There has been no commercial release for this film, which premiered at the museum's Saturn Theater on 4 June 2011.

The film is an adaptation of a picture book by Rieko Nakagawa and Yuriko Yamawaki, with illustrations by Yuriko Omura. From the description at ANN:

In the story, a boy named Yuuji and a rabbit named Gikku find a stick at the same time, and decide to compete in games to decide who can keep the stick. However, whether it is a foot race, long jump, or sumo wrestling, they always end up in a tie.

Click on the thumbnails below for some sample pages from the film's program pamphlet: