Q. What happens when Jiichan comes to the city? He does not know where he is. He sees the old bridge has fallen down.
Why did Jiichan stop telling stories so many years ago?
Why did Jiichan stop telling stories so many years ago? The children stopped coming to see him. Why does Jiichan’s wife turn off the television at the end of the story? She is going to make candy for Jiichan.
Why do you think the little boy ran away from the kamishibai man?
Why did the little boy run away after the stories? He didn’t have any money for candies. He was late for the bus. He wanted to see Baachan.
Why does Jiichan clap two wooden blocks together?
Why does Jiichan clap two wooden blocks together? To tell the children he is there to tell stories.
What is the moral of kamishibai man?
Kamishibai Man focuses on the themes of aging and the effects of technological advancements in this heartwarming story of an elderly man’s attempt to recapture the joy he felt when he told stories using his paper theater. Many elderly people recall portions of their life with fondness and want to relive it.
Where does the kamishibai man take place?
The story is set in Japan. The Kamishibai or paper theater man takes his cycle and clicks wooden blocks to invite children to come and listen to his folk tales.
Who is kamishibai man?
The Kamishibai Man of this story is called simply Jiichan, meaning Grandpa: he belongs to all children who will listen to his stories. His wife is Baachan, Grandma
and she too has an important role, albeit behind the scenes: she makes the sweets that Jiichan hands out to his audience.