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Asakusa Kid (2021)

Asakusa Kid (2021)
Platform
Netflix
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Digital Premiere Date
2021-12-09
Format
Original Movie
Movie Rated
13+
Genre
DRAMA
Language
Japanese
  • Director(s) :

    Hitori Gekidan

    Producer(s) :

    Yoichi Arishige

  • Cast :

    Yuya Yagira, Yo Oizumi, Mugi Kadowaki, Nobuyuki Tsuchiya, Honami Suzuki, Hiroyuki Onoue, Morio Kazama

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Synopsis:

In 1965, Takeshi Kitano (Yuya Yagira) drops out of a university and enters the Asakusa France Za, which is a performance theater. He becomes an apprentice to Senzaburo Fukami (Yo Oizumi), who is a legendary entertainer. Senzaburo Fukami demands that Takeshi Kitano keep the mindset of an entertainer, not only on stage, but also in his daily life. Takeshi Kitano cultivates his dream of becoming an entertainer with other apprentices. Due to the popularity of TV, people attend the theater less and less, but Takeshi Kitano spends his youthful days with Senzaburo Fukami and other apprentices who are full of talent and unique personalities.

Asakusa Kid is a Japanese Drama movie based on Takeshi Kitano’s memoir, Netflix Film Asakusa Kid is based on the true and moving tale of the living legend, in a tale of dreams, failures, love and loyalty of Kitano with his mentor Senzaburo Fukami. Asakusa Kid is set to premiere on Netflix on December 9, 2021.
 



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