This video was produced by the artist, Rakushi Hojo, who completed allegedly the world's longest picture scroll depicting the history of Japanese immigration to Hawaii; thus to the U.S.
The scroll consists of 1069 frames, 34 volumes, and a total length of 610-meter (approximately 2,000 feet).
Scenes spanning from the 13th century Japanese drifters around Hawaiian Islands, departure of the first ship carrying Japanese immigrant to Hawaii in mid-19th century, through wars of 20th century to the return of Hokulea, a Hawaiian voyage canoe, to the port of Yokohama. The scroll contains approximately 120,000 people.
Rakushi Hojo now lives in Yamanashi Prefecture in Japan.
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