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30 min. / 26 eps.
SAKON, The Ventriloquist
(C) Sharakumaro / Takeshi Obata / Shueisha / Victor Entertainment / TMS
Original Title in Japanese: Ningyozoshi Ayatsuri Sakon
Behind closed mouth
lies hidden truth
Sakon is a young practitioner of a traditional artistic puppet play that originated in the 17th century. His puppet named Ukon is quite a masterpiece of art created by an expert craftsman more than one hundred years ago. However, once Sakon begins performing his ventriloquism with Ukon, he is magically transformed into a cheerful, chatty and witty creature.
Somehow, Sakon gets himself involved with mysterious criminal cases. Sakon has a very sharp and observant eye and has the ability to reveal and uncover the truth in an extremely ususual way. He uses Ukons voice and thoughts to convey and reveal secrets that lead to solving these crimes.
There is no mystery the dynamic duo, Sakon and Ukon, cannot solve!