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Samurai Marathon 1855 (2019)

Samurai marason (original title)
In 1855, a daimyo sends his men on a grueling marathon to discover if they're tough enough to face the newly arrived Americans. Misunderstanding his intent, the Shogun dispatches assassins.


Bernard Rose


Akihiro Dobashi (novel), Bernard Rose (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
2 nominations. See more awards »


Cast overview, first billed only:
Takeru Satoh ... Jinnai Karasawa
Nana Komatsu ... Princess Yuki / Kumanosuke
Mirai Moriyama Mirai Moriyama ... Heikuro Tsujimura
Shôta Sometani ... Hironoshin Uesugi
Munetaka Aoki Munetaka Aoki ... Yoshikuni Ueki
Ryu Kohata Ryu Kohata ... Hayabusa
Yûta Koseki ... Saburo
Motoki Fukami Motoki Fukami ... Ninzaemon Momose
Shinsuke Kato Shinsuke Kato ... Togo Okajima
Joey Iwanaga Joey Iwanaga ... Kazuma Kakizaki
Ruka Wakabayashi Ruka Wakabayashi ... Isuke Fukumoto
Naoto Takenaka ... Mataemon Kurita
Mariko Tsutsui ... Kiyo Fukumoto
Mugi Kadowaki ... Yui Karasawa
Junko Abe ... Shiori Uesugi
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The American imperialists are at the door and intruding on Japan. To assess and train his troops the lord of the land announces a marathon through the land crisscrossing shores, forests and the mountain. The shogunate in Edo was not approving and views word of the contest with contempt and suspicion. Spies and moles are dispatched. One mole realizes the misunderstanding and is determined to stop lives and alliances being lost. He runs. Written by aghaemi

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Main lead, Takeru Satoh collaborate with many actors/actress from this movie . 1 . Takeru Satoh and Munetaka Aoki in Rurouni Kenshin 1, Rurouni Kenshin 2 : Kyoto Inferno and Rurouni Kenshin 3 : The Legend End . Takeru Satoh played as Himura Kenshin while Munetaka Aoki played as Kenshin comrade, Sanosuke Sagara . 2 . He also collab with Nana Komatsu and Shota Sometani in Bakuman . Takeru Satoh as Moritaka Moshiro, Shota Sometani as Eiji Niizuma and Nana Komatsu as Mashiro love interest Miho Azuki . See more »


The opening scene has Commodore Perry present the Shogun's chief minister with a brace of Colt Model P (popularly called the Peacemaker) revolvers. The Model P and its accompanying .45 Colt cartridge weren't introduced until 1873, 18 years after the events depicted in the film. See more »

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something good!
19 July 2019 | by qotn-50457See all my reviews

The fresh acting of young actors was good. well. ... something good

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