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In Meiji era Japan a sixth grade boy is smart, likable and confident and owing to his academic success liked by his teacher. Things are not going well at home, however, where his father ... See full summary »

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Hiroyuki Ôta ...
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Hisaya Morishige ...
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Tsugino
Kyû Sazanka ...
Yûsuke Takita ...
Yasukichi
Hisako Takihana ...
Yasukichi's Mother
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mariko Hasegawa ...
Maid B
Haruya Katô ...
Manager B
Nobue Mizuki ...
Maid A
Shigeo Nakahara ...
Manager A
Masao Oda ...
Kihei
Takeshi Okimura ...
Kyozo
Kyôko Ozawa ...
Aunt A
Kimiko Sakurai ...
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In Meiji era Japan a sixth grade boy is smart, likable and confident and owing to his academic success liked by his teacher. Things are not going well at home, however, where his father does not work leaving the mother to toil . With the boy's family having no money he cannot progress his education and has to drop out of school. A neighbour, who is a bookstore owner, offers the family money to allow the boy to continue his schooling, but the father is too proud to accept and rebuffs the offer forcing the boy to work. Written by aghaemi

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