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The Miracle of Crybaby Shottan (2018)

Nakimushi Shottan no kiseki (original title)
In a biopic the audience sees the story of Segawa "Shottan" Shoji who fails to become a professional in shogi by the age of twenty six, which is the age limit according to the rules of the ... See full summary »

Director:

Toshiaki Toyoda

Writers:

Shôji Segawa (biography), Toshiaki Toyoda (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Ryûhei Matsuda ... Shoji Segawa
Yôjirô Noda Yôjirô Noda ... Yuya Suzuki
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Hirofumi Arai ... Mata Kiyoshi
Yûya Endô Yûya Endô
Tatsuya Fujiwara
Shizuka Ishibashi Shizuka Ishibashi ... Sakiko Minami
Itsuji Itao
Mone Kamishiraishi
Kaoru Kobayashi ... Mamoru Fujita
Ryusuke Komakine Ryusuke Komakine ... Ryoichi Hatanaka
Jun Kunimura ... Toshio
Takako Matsu ... Yoshiko Kajima
Jun Miho Jun Miho ... Chikako
Kento Nagayama ... Kazumasa Shindo
Masaki Naito ... Salaryman
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In a biopic the audience sees the story of Segawa "Shottan" Shoji who fails to become a professional in shogi by the age of twenty six, which is the age limit according to the rules of the sport. However, not wanting to give up and persisting the man attempts to become a professional at age thirty five. The motivational story of a man going up against the rules and challenging himself despite the system and the establishment is cast with multiple stars of contemporary Japanese cinema. Written by aghaemi

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

7 September 2018 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

The Miracle of Crybaby Shottan See more »

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F Project, Wowow Films See more »
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