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KAMISHIBAI NEWSLETTER

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 From Vol.11, IKAJA distributes NEWSLETTER as digital format.
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Issued date: 18, September, 2019
Total pages: 27 pages
Language: English
Please become a member if you wish to access Vol. 15 (see Membership).

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From IKAJA in Tokyo

The History of Kamishibai
What Does It Mean to Examine the History of Kamishibai?
I. Kamishibai is Born
II. Dark Clouds Enshroud
III. A Movement Grows
IV. Theory Blossoms

Kamishibai for Peace
By Sydney Solis, U.S./Japan

Kamishibai for a More Peaceful World
By Guylène Colpron, Mechthild Dör er and Aya Puster, Germany

IKAJA’s Recommended Kamishibai: The Black Cat from the Dragon Palace
Text and Illustrations by Text and Illustrations by Lee Soojeen

Report of World Kamishibai Day

Kamishibai Supply Information
What is IKAJA?
Membership Application Form

IKAJA’s International Members in the World

Fixed price: 500 Japanese yen
Issued date: 20 November,2004
Total pages: 24 pages
Language: English

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Why is kamishibai so fascinating?
- The Special "Format"
- The "Key Feature"
About The Performance
- General Advice
- Various kinds of works
- Creating the setting
Use the stage
Background
Clothes
- Step by step process
Rehearsal
Beginning
Start of sliding-out
Completion of sliding-out
Sliding the sheet back in
Ending
- Some more tips
- Various ways of sliding-out
Two Types of Kamishibai

Fixed price: 500 Japanese yen
Issued date: 20 December,2005
Total pages: 24 pages
Language: English

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The History of Kamishibai
- Before and During the War
- After the War
- Profiles of the people who helped develop Kamishibai
Differences and Similarities Between Kamishibai and Picture Books
- Similarities
- Format
of Kamishibai
of Picture Books
- Key Features
of Kamishibai
of Picture Books
- Differences
Kamishibai in the World(No.1)
- Vietnam

Fixed price: 500 Japanese yen
Issued date: 20 December,2006
Total pages: 24 pages
Language: English

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From IKAJA in Tokyo
Creating Kamishibai
- Basic Approach
- Creation based on the 'Basic Approach'
- Practical hints for creating
Kamishibai Recommendable
"Father"
- About the work and the creator
"Grow grow grow bigger!"
- About the work and the creator
Kamishibai Advertised
Kamishibai in the World(No.2)
-The Netherlands

Fixed price: 500 Japanese yen
Issued date: 30 December,2007
Total pages: 24 pages
Language: English

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From IKAJA in Tokyo
The Asia-Pacific war and Kamishibai
Recommended Kamishibai
"Never Again"
- About the creator
- About the work
Echoes Throughout the World
Never Drop Another Atomic Bomb
Kamishibai in the World
-Number 3: France

Fixed price: 500 Japanese yen
Issued date: 31 December,2008
Total pages: 24 pages
Language: English

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From IKAJA in Tokyo
Creating Kamishibai
- An Interview with Noriko Matsui
Recommended Kamishibai
"Duck the King"
- About the the creators
A Few Thoughts on the Five-Year Anniversary of the IKAJA Workshop in Tokyo
By Bui Duc Lien
- About the Writer

Fixed price: 500 Japanese yen
Issued date: 30 April, 2010
Total pages: 24 pages
Language: English

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From IKAJA in Tokyo
Development of Kamishibai in Bagneux
- By Marie-Charlotte Delmas
Japan in Clamart
- By Genevieve Patte
Recommended Kamishibai
"How the witch was eaten up"

Fixed price: 500 Japanese yen
Issued date: 30 April, 2011
Total pages: 24 pages
Language: English

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From IKAJA in Tokyo
Yuri-chan, Let's Create a Bright Future Together
- By Noriko Matsui
What I Can Do, Right Now
- By Yuri Nagaoka
My New Life with Kamishibai
- By Masumi Hirayama
Recommended Kamishibai
"Baby Chick"
Kamishibai Around the World!
Words of Encouragement for Post-Disaster Japan

Fixed price: 750 Japanese yen
Issued date: 4 August, 2012
Total pages: 24 pages
Language: English

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From IKAJA in Tokyo
Program
Some words for the Official Opening from IKAJA
Kamishibai in France
Kamishibai in Switzerland
Kamishibai in the Netherlands
Kamishibai in Germany
Kamishibai in Spain (1) & (2)

Fixed price: 750 Japanese yen
Issued date: 1 August, 2013
Total pages: 24 pages
Language: English

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From IKAJA in Tokyo
The Messages in Kamishibai
IKAJA's Recommended Kamishibai Works with Translations
Mr.Cook in a Sulky Mood
Tumbling Taros
Kamii the Robot: Kamii and the Toy Elephant
The Hungry Round Ogres
My Giant Water Bug
Tumbling Dumplings
A Report from the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Disaster Area
Kamishibai in Prison: In Search of Dreams and Solace
Kamishibai Supply Information
What is IKAJA?
Membership Application Form

Fixed price: 500 Japanese yen
Issued date: 30 September, 2014
Total pages: 28 pages
Language: English

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From IKAJA in Tokyo
IKAJA's Beginnings: Twelve Years that Launched a New Kamishibai Movement
The History of Kamishibai
Toward a Definition of Kamishibai
How to Perform Kamishibai
Infants' Development in the First Year of Life:
The Importance of Social Interaction and Kyokan
Kamishibai Supply Information
What is IKAJA?
Membership Application Form

Issued date: 30 October,2015
Total pages: 27 pages
Language: English
Please become a member if you wish to access Vol. 11(see Membership).

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In Memoriam: Taruhi Furuta,a beloved Japanese children's author and respected literary critic
About Taruhi Furuta
Mr. Furuta's Digging, by Seiichi Tabata
Kamii the Robot: Kamii and the Toy Elephant written by Taruhi Furuta
How Mr. Furuta Distilled the Essence of This Work
Kamii the Robot in Preschools and Daycare Centers
Summaries of Mr. Furuta's Other Kamishibai Works
1. Kamii the Robot: Kamii and the Class Play
2. Kamii the Robot: Kamii Plays Store
3. Kamii the Robot: Return to Robot Land1
4. The World's Biggest Cake
5. Robot Robo Climbs the Pole
Reports from IKAJA International Members
Two Books about Experiences with Kamishibai in Spain
Performing Kamishibai in Malaysia

Issued date: 10 September, 2016
Total pages: 27 pages
Language: English
Please become a member if you wish to access Vol. 12 (see Membership).

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From IKAJA in Tokyo

Wild Roses
On Wild Roses, by Yumi Michiyama

The Ocean of Kariyushi
On The Ocean of Kariyushi, by Yoriko Nakahira
The Ocean of Kariyushi in Schools, by Masami Nishimoto

Summaries of Three Peace Kamishibai Works
Never Again
The Oath of Peace
The Ivory Comb

Further Reflection: Kamishibai and Peace

Reports from IKAJA International Members
Kamishibai at the Library La Petite Bibliothèque Ronde in France, by Michèle Valentines, translated into English by Marion Moulin
How Kamishibai Can Support Multilingualism in Early Learning Centers in Germany, by Guylène Colpron, Mechthild Dörfler, and Aya Puster

Kamishibai Supply Information
What is IKAJA?
Membership Application Form

Issued date: 10, September, 2017
Total pages: 29 pages
Language: English
Please become a member if you wish to access Vol. 13 (see Membership).

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From IKAJA in Tokyo

Happy Fifteenth Anniversary, IKAJA! by Shizuko Wakayama
For Rich Knowledge and Beautiful Sentiment, by Seiichi Tabata

Crossing Borders: Kamishibai Culture and Its Universal Appeal, by Kyoko Sakai
Presented at the 2016 Asian Festival of children’s Content (AFCC)

Kamishibai Seminars in China
Report from Shanghai, by Yumi Michiyama
Report from Beijing, by Etsuko Nozaka

Kamishibai Sessions in Southeast Asia and Europe
Reports from Thailand, Malaysia and Germany, by Etsuko Nozaka

Recommended Kamishibai: Story of a Mother
Text by Keiko Inaniwa, Illustrated by Chihiro Iwasaki

Performing How the Witch was Eaten Up, by Hina Nagase
My Life and Story of a Mother, by Saeko Uehara
In Memory of Noriko Matsui

Kamishibai Supply Information
What is IKAJA?
Membership Application Form

Issued date: 27, August, 2018
Total pages: 25 pages
Language: English
Please become a member if you wish to access Vol. 14 (see Membership).

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From IKAJA in Tokyo

Reflection on IKAJA’s First Fifteen Years, by Kyoko Sakai

IKAJA’s First Visit to Slovenia, by Etsuko Nozaka

International Symposium in Slovenia: The Art of Kamishibai
Ⅰ. Program
Ⅱ. Kamishibai in Slovenia, by the Slovenia Theatre Institute and Zapik Association
Ⅲ. Selected Extracts of the Presentations, by Igor Cvetko, Jelena Sitar-Cvetko, Umberto Giovannini, Tara M. McGowan
Ⅳ. Photo Album

IKAJA’s Recommended Kamishibai: Is Mother Back Yet?
Text and Illustrations by Iwao Fukuda
Performing Is Mother Back Yet?, by Yoshiko Okugawa

Remembrance of Noriko Matsui, by Bùi Đức Liễn

Kamishibai Supply Information
What is IKAJA?
Membership Application Form

IKAJA’s International Members in the World

IKAJA's JOURNAL no.1 - no.31 (in Japanese) are also available.
Please contact. kamishibai@ybb.ne.jp

Recommended Kamishibai

Here we introduce a selection of IKAJA-recommended kanishibai. You may find your new favorites among them!
NB:The word "kyokan" refers to people confirming the meaning of life together through sharing the same feeling about something. Creating "kyokan" is the most important and fundamental aspect of kamishibai.

The titles of recommended kamishibai are listed below.
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