Okiku okiku okiku na-are
This bestselling kamishibai won the 1983 Gozan Prize. Picture book and kamishibai author Noriko Matsui experimented with unique aspects of the format to open up the new world of audience-participation kamishibai. As viewers of this particular work take part by saying, “Grow grow grow bigger!” they voice the universal human wish for growth. A representative work that overflows with charm.