Propaganda Kamishibai (Manchukuo Colonization)
Colonization of Manchukuo Propaganda Kamishibai Set (Tomiya Taisa), about the colonization of Manchukuo. The colonization of Manchukuo was part of the Rural Economic Revitalization Campaign and set forth an emigration policy that was in support of the military expansion in the region. Japanese families sent to the colonies were referred to as Ningen-Tochika = Human Pillboxes and were used to defend the South Manchurian Railway and insure that the Yamato Race was strong in the region. They were also used as a buffer against advancing Soviet forces.