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Ukiyo-e master Katsushika Hokusai is one of Japan’s best-known artists. His print “The Great Wave off Kanagawa,” with its giant blue wave curling over a tiny Mount Fuji, is seen on T-shirts and coffee mugs around the world. Given his multifarious talent, vast energy and long life — Hokusai died in Tokyo (then called Edo) at age 88 in 1849 — I had long thought of him as a Japanese Picasso.

But as Keiichi Hara’s new animated feature “Sarusuberi” (“Miss Hokusai”) makes clear in scene after gorgeously illustrated scene, he resembled the Spanish master in another way: his vexed relationships with his offspring, particularly his 23-year-old daughter, O-Ei (voiced by the single-named Anne), the “Miss Hokusai” of the English title.

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