About the film
The Tale of Genji
Release Date: December 19, 1987
|Genres||:||Animation, Drama, Romance|
|Production Companies||:||Asahi Shimbunsha, Group TAC|
|Writers||:||Tomomi Tsutsui, Murasaki Shikibu|
Genji, the son of the emperor, is the talk of the Kyoto nobility for his charm and good looks, yet he cannot stop himself from pursuing an unobtainable object of desire: his father's young and beautiful bride. Following the tragic consequences of his obsession, Genji wanders from one affair to another, always seeking some sort of completion to his life.