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Motion Pictures

Hoshi Shinichi's Short Shorts

Television Series 2008 - 2010
International Emmy Award Winner
NHK / Telecom Staff
DVD Vol. 1 Premium Edition
Includes Miss Bokko and 9 other stories
NHK Enterprise

Miss Bokko by Tayuta Mikage
© NHK/Telecom Staff

DVD Vol. 2 Dark Side Edition
Includes The Dirty Book and 9 other stories
NHK Enterprise

The Dirty Book by Tetsuro Kodama
© NHK/Telecom Staff

DVD Vol. 3 Comical Edition
Includes The Doctor and His Robot and 9 other stories
NHK Enterprise

The Doctor and His Robot by Pantograph
© NHK/Telecom Staff

DVD Vol. 4 Fantasy Edition
Includes The Ocean and 9 other stories
NHK Enterprise

The Ocean by Fujio Tanabe
© NHK/Telecom Staff

DVD Vol. 5 Surreal Edition
Includes The Whisper and 9 other stories
NHK Enterprise

The Whisper by Kazuho Mochizuki
© NHK/Telecom Staff

Hana to Mogura (Flowers and Moles)

Short Film 1970
Venezia International Children’s Movie Festival Silver Award Winner
Gakken/Eko
Tadanori Okamoto Film Works DVD Vol. 1
Includes Flowers and Moles and 3 Other stories
Geneon Universal

Flowers and Moles by Tadanori Okimoto
© Gakken/Eko

Kimagure Robot (The Whimsical Robot)

Cell Phone Movie 2008
Kadokawa Mobile / NTT Docomo / Kadokawa The Television / Asmik Ace Entertainment
The Whimsical Robot DVD
Asmik Ace Entertainment

The Whimsical Robot by Koichiro Tsujikawa
© Kadokawa Mobile/NTT Docomo/Kadokawa The Television/Asmik Ace Entertainment

Kimagure Robot (The Whimsical Robot)

Animations 2004
Beyond C. / Aoi Promotion / Yahoo Japan
The Whimsical Robot DVD
Includes The Mysterious Robot and 9 other stories
Studio 4°C

The Mysterious Robot by Yasuhiro Aoki
© Beyond C. / Aoi Promotion / Yahoo Japan

Recent Television

The Whimsical Robot
Television (2014)
Fuji Television

In February 2014, Fuji Television aired five short dramas based on Hoshi’s stories: A Matter of Degree, The Whimsical Robot, On a Foggy Planet, The Seven Criminals, and The Brilliant Three Wishes.
There are 141 dramas and animations made for television and movies based on Hoshi’s stories so far. Check here to see the list in Japanese.

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