Kihachiro Kawamoto

Kihachiro Kawamoto was a Japanese designer and maker of puppets, an animator, writer and director of independently-made stop motion films and president of the Japan Animation Association, succeeding founder Osamu Tezuka, from 1989 until his own death at the end of 2010.

Japanese filmmaker Kihachiro Kawamoto was renowned for his inventive frame-by-frame style of animated short films, which use a variety of models, including puppets and paper-cutout characters. Here is an excerpt from ‘House Of Flame’

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