Horipro have recently re-launched a series of Japanese Folk Tales, narrated by Horipro stars for children who cannot go out due to the coronavirus.
On the anniversay of the 2011 Tsunami, Horipro (Tatsuya’s agency) have relaunched a series of Japanese Folk Tales on their Youtube channel. The series of ten animated videos are narrated by Horipro stars, including Haruka Ayase, Satomi Ishihara, Akiyoshi Nakao, Tatsuya (and more).
This series of videos were originally released for the March 2011 Tsunami, to aid the relief efforts and help families affected (to occupy children).
Listen to Tatsuya’s story 「宝くらべ」(Comparing Treasures) below. It is the story of a fisherman who is given a gift that turns about to be a curse and who learns what is important in life.