Very special Ks: kamishibais, from “kokusaku” to “kyokan”, ie from war propaganda to sharing the same feelings

By Megumi Bailey and Géraldine Enjelvin A centuries-old Japanese storytelling tradition is being revived for modern audiences. Meet kamishibai – from kami, meaning paper and shibai, meaning play or theatre – an ancient art form that many librarians, nursing-homes and schools use in many countries throughout the world. How and why has it evolved? What … Continue reading Very special Ks: kamishibais, from “kokusaku” to “kyokan”, ie from war propaganda to sharing the same feelings