Puppet Master Sakon

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Original run: October 1999 – March 2000

Country of origin: Japan

Genre: Anime, Mystery

Network: WOWOW JP

Watched by: 35 of 672 459 0.01%

Total running time: 10 hours 50 minutes

Episode duration: 25 minutes

MyShows rating: 4 of 5 15


The dark-haired bishounen is Sakon Tachibana, a puppeteer, and the other is Ukon, his favorite puppet and best friend. Sakon is the (only) grandson of Saemon Tachibana, a national treasure of Japan famous for his manipulation of Bunraku puppets. Ukon is a child doll puppet made in the early Meiji era by the famous female dollmaker Unosuke. Together they run into murders and solve them.

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