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Flea-picking Samurai (2018)

Nomitori zamurai (original title)
Kobayashi Hironoshin is a samurai in the fiefdom of Nagaoka. Unfortunately for him and the area's fleas he displeases the local lord who orders him to immediately become busy ridding the ... See full summary »

Director:

Yasuo Tsuruhashi

Writers:

Shigeo Komatsu (based on the novel by), Yasuo Tsuruhashi (screenplay)

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Credited cast:
Hiroshi Abe ... Hironoshin Kobayashi
Shinobu Terajima ... Omine
Etsushi Toyokawa ... Seibee
Takumi Saitoh ... Tomonosuke Saeki (as Takumi Saitô)
Morio Kazama Morio Kazama ... Jinbee
Shinobu Ôtake Shinobu Ôtake ... Orin (as Shinobu Ohtake)
Atsuko Maeda ... Ochie
Bunshi Katsura Vi Bunshi Katsura Vi ... Okitsugu Tanuma
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Riko Fukumoto ... Omitsu
All Hanshin All Hanshin ... Bungo Netsuya
Akiko Hinagata Akiko Hinagata
Yutaka Matsushige ... Tadakiyo Makino
Jimmy Ohnishi Jimmy Ohnishi ... Hidemochi Mochizukiya
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Kobayashi Hironoshin is a samurai in the fiefdom of Nagaoka. Unfortunately for him and the area's fleas he displeases the local lord who orders him to immediately become busy ridding the local feline of any and all fleas. That is the bad news. The good news is it is all euphemism for some other occupation. That is good news, right? Written by aghaemi

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

18 May 2018 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Japan

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,524,012
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Dolby Digital

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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