Get the Mood

Finde Inspirationen für Dein Spiel und die Stimmung von Nantou - hier sind einige unserer Favoriten in Sachen Filme, Websites und Bücher! 

Get inspired for your Play and the Athmosphere of Nantou - here are some of our favourite movies, websites and books! 


Recommended Websites: - Evergrowing Collection of Japanese ghost stories - Collection of Beautiful Woodblock Prints and Paintings

Daruma Museum Edopedia - a little chaotic but great resource about daily life in Edo

Samurai Archives - Japanese History Page


Movies and series that inspired us:

Tasogare Seibei (Twighlight Samurai), YojimboZatoichi (2003 und alt), 7 Samurai, Ichi, Ame agaruThe hidden Blade, SanjuroRurouni Kenshin, Studio Ghibli Movies like: Princess Mononoke or Sen to ChihiroThe hidden Fortress (alt oder neu), Ashes of Time, Kaidan (2007)Brother, The Outsider, Onihei Hankachothe Unforgiven, Hero, House of Flying Daggers/Lovers, Kamui Gaiden , Kozure Okami, Detective Dee, A Chinese Ghost Story (1987) ... there are sooo many! and you might find some Easter eggs from those in our stories ... ^^


Books we enjoyed:

The Bamboo Sword and other Samurai Tales, Inspector Hanshichi's Curious Case book, The Heike Monogatari, Musashi (Eiji Yoshikawa), Chinesische Geistergeschichten (M. Buber), Japans Geister (L. Hearn), Schneeland (Y. Kawabata), Akitada detective novels (I.J. Parker)

Or browse the selection of Beautiful Old Japanese sketchbooks on


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