Description of Millennium Old Journal: Tale of Genji
Heian period (VIII-XII century BC. E.) Created a Japanese culture. The peak heyanskoy literature was the first Japanese novel "The Tale of Genji", believed to be written a thousand years ago, a court lady surnamed Murasaki Shikibu. The novel tells the story of the Emperor`s son, from a young age with the beauty and subtlety earned the nickname Hikaru ("light").An elegant gentleman and a consummate lover knew failure in any of the noble ladies of Kyoto, where his exploits quickly became a legend. Finally, Hikaru crossed the line and fell into disgrace, was stripped of his titles and exiled under the name of Genji as a simple imperial official, but in the northern wilderness is not his fame faded, and the mind,beauty and business skills gained universal fame. Later, he was honorably returned to the capital, and there ended his days. Hikaru Genji knew account his victories, but all his life looking for the ideal, a single woman. Just when he thought he had found it, the fate cruelly laughed at him... However, Genji was the father of one of the emperor,one of the Empress and the founder of the genus, which 200 years later put an end to the era Heian. The great work of Japanese literature was put on screen many times, and has already received an anime incarnation in the form of a feature film in 1987, swept through the first 12 chapters of the novel, and who made the classical psychoanalytic interpretation of the characters fashionable motifs.In the new series, dedicated to the millennium of "The Tale of...", directed by Osamu Dedzaki set a target as accurately as possible to follow the letter and spirit of the novel, combining its stylistic elegance with the latest achievements of modern graphics.
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