Digital Meme


Digital Meme’s mission is to turn the power of the electronic age to preserving the Golden Age of Japanese film and creating innovative entertainment products.

Applying 21st century technology, Digital Meme is building an unprecedented digital archive of cultural and artistic legacies from Japan and around the world―and bringing them for the first time to global audiences.

The Japanese Anime Classic Collection

A four-DVD set of vintage anime presents 55 titles from the 1920s and 1930s, the Golden Age of Japanese silent film. With unprecedented multilingual translation, this collection is the first to offer international audiences many of these classic anime as they were originally experienced by Japanese viewers, with accompanying benshi narration. Entertaining, exciting, and startling, the collection will be treasured by enthusiasts and researchers as a valuable tool for retracing Japanese animation from its earliest roots.

Four shorts from this collection are available for viewing.

The Black Cat
Our Baseball Match
Danemon's Monster Hunt at Shojoji
Taro's Monster Hunt

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