Sun shining through the rain
A 5-year-old boy watched the foxes at the wedding procession. That is forbidden.
The Peach Orchard
A family cut down their peach orchard. The 12-year-old son encounters the spirits of the flowers, who complain bitterly.
A group of mountaineers struggle through a snowstorm. A beautiful woman tries to lure one of them into the afterlife.
A Japanese officer returns from the war. In a tunnel he meets the zombies of his company, which he has sent to their deaths. It's about the futility of war.
For an adult Japanese, a van Gogh painting comes alive so that he can move in it. He meets the painter and talks to him.
Fuji in red
Six nuclear power plants have exploded near Mount Fuji. Everything flees into the sea. The refugees discuss radioactivity, leukaemia, mutations and the scientists' irresponsibility.
The Crying Demon
An adult stumbles through a post-apocalyptic rocky desert and encounters a human-like monster. This tells about nuclear war. It is a retelling of a Buddhist parable.
The village with the watermills
The grown-up self walks through an original village in the most beautiful sunshine and meets an old man working as a basket weaver between babbling brooks and water mills. He tells slowly and calmly about the advantages of being in harmony with nature.
The film closes with a happy funeral procession for a woman who has lived a good and long life in the village.