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Travelogue of a Naked Artist / The Wandering Record of The Naked General

DRAMA 1980 50 mins Episode(s): 83 English English
This drama series is based on the true story of artist Kiyoshi Yamashita.
Sent to an institution for mentally handicapped children by his parents, he began creating artworks using torn strips of paper.
After running away to avoid army conscription, he began his wanderings around Japan, encountering many scenes which he would recreate as torn paper art from his amazing photographic memory.
He was known as the Japanese Van Gogh, and this series depicts his many encounters with both people and places on his journeys.