But there’s one part of this narrative that’s often omitted from history: Hokusai had a daughter, Oei Katsushika, who was an accomplished artist in her own right. This is the untold story of O-Ei, Master Hokusai's daughter: a lively portrayal of a free-spirited woman overshadowed by her larger-than-life father, unfolding through the changing seasons.

Movie review of “Miss Hokusai”: This exquisitely rendered anime movie tells the tale of a gifted female artist living in the shadow of her famous father in 19th-century Japan. There are only a few works signed by Oei, but several experts think that some of the works attributed to Hokusai, esp. The film takes place when O-Ei reaches adulthood, while her father, aged about fifty, is already a recognized artist in his country. Oei (also spelled Oi, Oyei or Omiyo) was the daughter of Hokusai and his only child who survived into and beyond Hokusai's old age. O-Ei is one of the four daughters of the painter Tetsuzo, who later became known as Hokusai. Official Title: ja 百日紅~Miss HOKUSAI~: Type: Movie: Year: 09.05.2015: Tags: daily life The antics of the protagonists do not take place in some exotic setting or time, but in everyday life. This is the untold story of O-Ei, Master Hokusai's daughter: a lively portrayal of a free-spirited woman overshadowed by her larger-than-life father, unfolding through the changing seasons. The Great Wave off Kanagawa. Collection by Banksothecreeks. O-Ei spends the bulk of her time assisting her divorced father who cares about his art and not much else. Set in 1814, Miss Hokusai focuses on O-Ei, the daughter of famed artist Tetsuzo, better known by his pen name Hokusai, as she tries to navigate the various aspects of her life. She took care of him when he became old, and was the #1 artist in Hokusai's studio. The story of Ōi was adapted to comics as Miss Hokusai (1983–87), which had an animated movie adaptation in 2015.

This interesting and unexpectedly complex anime, based on Hinako Sugiura’s manga series Sarusaberi, or Crape Myrtle, is about Hokusai’s daughter and assistant O-Ei, voiced by Anne Watanabe. 320. Written by Jake Duke Plot Summary | Add Synopsis As the years have gone on and historians have dug deeper into Oi’s legacy, they have uncovered some pretty fascinating biographical information. Among his most talented proteges was his daughter, known variously as O'Ei, Oi, or — in the English title of a new animated film — Miss Hokusai. “Three Women Playing Musical Instruments” by Katsushika Oei. Biography. Hokusai’s name lives on through both commercial and artistic appropriation. She was a daughter of the ukiyo-e artist Katsushika Hokusai (1760—1849). The story tells of the outspoken O-Ei, daughter of the famed artist Tetsuzō, for whom she sometimes paints uncredited. Ōi's birth and death dates are not known. She took care of him when he became old, and was the #1 artist in Hokusai's studio. During his life time, he went by 30 different pseudonyms, moved 93 times, and created about 30,000 art works.Today, he’s remembered as one of the most important ukiyo-e artist in Japan, and the creator of the famous Great Wave off Kanagawa (c. … Oei, Hokusai's Daughter. in his last years, were probably by Oei.