Cover of first volume of Miss Hokusai, reprinted in 1992
|Written by||Hinako Sugiura|
|Published by||Jitsugyo no Nihon Sha|
|Magazine||Weekly Manga Sunday|
|Original run||1983 – 1987|
|Directed by||Keiichi Hara|
|Written by||Miho Maruo|
|Music by||Harumi Fuki, Yo Tsuji|
|Released||May 9, 2015|
Miss Hokusai (百日紅 Sarusuberi) is a Japanese historical manga series written and illustrated by Hinako Sugiura, telling the story of Katsushika Ōi who worked in the shadow of her father Hokusai. It was adapted into an anime film, Miss Hokusai, directed by Keiichi Hara, that was released in 2015.
- Voiced by: Jun Miho
- Voiced by: Miyu Irino (Japanese); Kevin T. Collins (English)
The manga is a collection of short stories that are not connected. In producing the adaptation Hara chose to focus on the character of O-Ei due to how her role becomes more important as the original manga progressed. Original sequences were added during the middle and end of the movie.
The film opened in Japan on May 9, 2015. It received its North American premier at the Fantasia International Film Festival between July 12 and August 5, 2015. Anime Limited screened the film in the United Kingdom, with the premiere On October 10, 2015, with Hara in attendance.
The film received a 95% approval rating from Rotten Tomatoes.
Boyd van Hoeij of The Hollywood Reporter called the film "an episodic but extremely rich anime."
The film won the Jury Award at the 39th Annecy International Animated Film Festival. At the Fantasia International Film Festival it won three awards. Keiichi Hara won the Asiagraph 2015 Tsumugi Prize for the film. At the 19th Fantasia International Film Festival, it won the Gold Audience Award for best animated feature film, the Satoshi Kon Award for best animated feature film and the Séquences Award for best Asian feature film. It won the Best Animation Film Award at the 70th Mainichi Film Awards.
|Award||Date of ceremony||Category||Recipient(s)||Result||Ref(s)|
|Annie Awards||February 4, 2017||Best Animated Feature — Independent||Miss Hokusai||Pending|
|Satellite Awards||February 19, 2017||Best Animated or Mixed Media Feature||Miss Hokusai||Pending|
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- Sarusuberi (manga) at Anime News Network's encyclopedia
- Official website
- Official Japanese website (Japanese)
- Sarusuberi Miss Hokusai at the Internet Movie Database
- Sarusuberi Miss Hokusai at The Big Cartoon DataBase