The Life of HOKUSAI

The Life of HOKUSAI

Katsushika Hokusai is one of Japan's most famous painters. Katsushika Hokusai, Japan's world renowned genius painter, is known overseas for his masterpiece, Kanagawa Oki Namiura,
which is called "The Great Wave" and is as famous as da Vinci's Mona Lisa.
He is also the only Japanese person to be selected by LIFE magazine as one of the "100 Most Important People of the Last 1000 Years," along with Edison and Einstein.
In The Life of HOKUSAI, we will take a closer look at the inner life of Hokusai, the man who accomplished such a great feat.
The Life of Hokusai examines the inner life of Hokusai, who achieved such greatness.
Hokusai believed that he was the link between the energies of heaven and earth and that he was the incarnation of a dragon!
He believed that h e was a link between the energies of heaven and earth and that he was the incarnation of a dragon. He had nothing to fear.
Except for the sudden death of his wife...
He was so absorbed in what he wanted to do every day that he did not even say thank you to his wife, Koto, who had supported him so devotedly.
However, the year after Hokusai recovered from his stroke, Koto suddenly died.
He regretted her death. "What does it matter how much recognition I get for my paintings?
What does it matter how much re cognition I get for my paintings?" "
How peacefully could I have sent my beloved loved ones away?
Hokusai put all of these thoughts and feelings into his masterpiece, "The Dragon over Fuji.
What was it that Hokusai saw there? What did Hokusai see?
However, the dragon was never depicted with an orb, not even in his last brushstroke.
This work, which is based on historical facts, is a performance of Hokusai's true self, and at the same time,
it is a work that brings to people all over the world the important things that we tend to lose sight of in this chaotic world.

Scene 1: Prologue

Scene 2: Hokusai's Inner conflict

Scene 3: The Daily Life of a Genius Painter.

Scene 4: The man mad about art, Hokusai

Scene 5: Shunga / "Octopus and sea lady"

Scene 6: Toward the Ultimate in Painting

Scene 7: Oei's conflict

Scene 8: The Wind God and The Thunder God

Scene 9: Hokusai's revival and eternal farewell with Koto

Scene 10: The Great Wave

Scene 11: Edo Great Fire

Scene 12: "The Phoenix"

Scene 13: Fox and Raccoon

Scene 14: Hokusai's Last Work "Dragon Flying over Mount Fuji"