The remote village of Nagoro is dying.
For those who left, Ayano Tsukimi is creating life sized dolls to fill up the valley.
Since its creation in the year 718, the Houshi inn has been managed by the same family.
Today, they are facing the biggest change in their 1300 year long history.
Collotype – a century old printing technology is almost extinct today. The world’s last studio is in Kyoto – where the big machines are working for the Japanese Emperor.