Medieval Japanese hand scroll, to be brought back to life on your iPhone.Animal Giga (Chj-giga) is one of the most cherished treasures in Japanese art, and is often described as the first Manga for its humorous depictions of various animals acting like humans.The Chj Giga (Chj-jinbutsu-giga / Scrolls of Frolicking Animals and Humans) comprises four separate scrolls drawn in ink on papers, and this App contains the first two scrolls drawn in the middle of the 12th century.The first scroll (K), measuring 31.1cm 11.5m (12.2in 38ft), is the most famous and beloved, consisting entirely of caricatures of animals.The second scroll (Otsu), measuring 31.1cm 12.2m (12.2in 40ft), consists of depictions of various animals, both real and mythical.Though they have no stories, and been disordered during the long-term preservation, the vivacity of the action and the sinuous elegance of the brush strokes are still outstanding. Swipe to scroll and pinch to zoom-in/out. Auto-scroll with variable speed. Thumbnail to tap and see details. TEXT IN JAPANESE ONLY...
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