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Credited cast:
Hisaya Morishige ...
Keisai Koyama
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Iku, Wife of Keisai
Yôsuke Natsuki ...
Hangoro
Chiemi Eri ...
Osaki
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Dr. Meikai Ikeda
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mutoshi Happa ...
Security Guard
Noriko Honma ...
Sugi
Seiji Ikeda ...
Merchant
Shigeki Ishida ...
Ushi
Haruya Katô ...
Sanshita, Yakuza Wanna-be
Yoshio Kosugi ...
Gonsuke
Jiro Kumagaya ...
Government Official
Tsuruko Mano ...
Farmer's Wife
Fumindo Matsuo ...
Merchant
Jun'ichirô Mukai ...
Matahachi
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A skilled country doctor's talents are such that he can even perform operations as difficult and novel as removing a patient's kidney for the first time in Japan. Unfortunately for him, however, his wife's addiction to gambling is of such a magnitude that he is down to selling his underwear to make money. The image sticks and he becomes known as the 'underwear doctor.' On the other hand, his successful surgery's patient is so grateful he himself wants to become a physician. Written by aghaemi

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