Animation Hero and Heroine Series VII "Japanese Folktales"

C1978a C1978b C1978c C1978d
C1978e C1978f
C1978g C1978h C1978i C1978j

Issue Animation Hero and Heroine Series VII
"Japanese Folktales"
First Day February 22, 2008
Value 800 yen, (80 yen x 10)
Designs C1978a - The Old Man Who Make the Tree Bloom T
C1978b - The Old Man Who Make the Tree Bloom U
C1978c - The Shining Moon Princess T
C1978d - The Shining Moon Princess U
C1978e - The Bamboo-Hat Jizo T
C1978f - The Bamboo-Hat Jizo U
C1978g - The Peach Boy T
C1978h - The Peach Boy U
C1978i - The Repay of Crane T
C1978j - The Repay of Crane U
Printing Offset in 6 colors
Size 28.05 x 33.5 mm, vertical
Sheet Size 140.25 x 212.5 mm
Sheet 10 stamps (2 x 5) Sheet

Japanese Stamp Specialized Catalog (JSCA) & SAKURA Catalog numbers are adopted.



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(Small Notes for the issue)
"Japanese Folktales" is an animation based on the old tales throughout Japan, and has been broadcasted on TV for 30 years since 1975. The heartwarming pictures and stories gained in popularity among every generarion. The stamps depict five representative folktales of Japan.