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Comic Magazine (1986)

Komikku zasshi nanka iranai! (original title)
Kinameri is a moderately successful television journalist itching for a big scoop. So when a corrupt local businessman barricades himself in his house, of course he's going to be excited with things picking up.

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Yôjirô Takita
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Cast

Credited cast:
Yûya Uchida Yûya Uchida ... Toshiaki Kinameri
Yumi Asô ... Girlfriend
Takeshi Kitano ... Police (as Beat Takeshi)
Hiromi Gô Hiromi Gô ... Gigolo
Rikiya Yasuoka ... Man at bar
Tsurutarô Kataoka Tsurutarô Kataoka ... Gigolo
Kazuyoshi Miura Kazuyoshi Miura ... Himself
Seiko Matsuda ... Herself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bang-ho Cho Bang-ho Cho
Stevie Harada Stevie Harada
Yoshio Harada ... Producer
Yukijirô Hotaru Yukijirô Hotaru
Yutaka Ikejima Yutaka Ikejima
Masataka Itsumi Masataka Itsumi
Yukiko Iwai Yukiko Iwai
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Storyline

Kinameri is a moderately successful television journalist itching for a big scoop. So when a corrupt local businessman barricades himself in his house, of course he's going to be excited with things picking up.

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Genres:

Comedy

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Details

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese | English

Release Date:

16 January 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Comic Magazine See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,462, 19 January 1987, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$30,324, 31 December 1987
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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I`d like to see this movie again.
23 November 1998 | by Takuya-2See all my reviews

I watched it nearly ten years ago. I liked the role of Japanese reporter Kinemari stared by Yuya Uchida. The real life is sometimes even funnier, than the race for glory and money.


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