Suffering Of Ninko

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Ninko, a diligent young Buddhist monk, has a serious problem: women (and some men) find him sexually irresistible. After a troubling encounter with a naked masked woman, he sets out on a journey to purify himself of these sexual advances and haunting fantasies. One day, he arrives in a village decimated by a rapacious mountain Goddess, Yama-Onna, who seduces and kills all the men of the valley... whereby Ninko has met his match. This erotic fantasy set in Japan's Edo period blends sumptuous live action and comical folktale-esque storytelling with ukiyo-e (Japanese woodblock printing) and mandala-style animated sequences.