Release dateMay 13, 2006 (2006-05-13) (Japan) WriterTakashi Hasegawa, Kotaro Isaka (novel), Tetsu Maeda, Kentaro Ushio ScreenplayTetsu Maeda, Takashi Hasegawa, Kentaro Ushio CastTakao Osawa (Naruse), Shota Matsuda (Kuon), Kyōka Suzuki (Yukiko), Koichi Sato (Kyono), Rosa Katô (Shoko) Similar moviesKotaro Isaka wrote the story for A Cheerful Gang Turns the Earth and wrote the screenplay for Fish Story
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A Cheerful Gang Turns the Earth(陽気なギャングが地球を回す,Yōki na Gyangu ga Chikyū o Mawasu) is a 2006 comedy heist film directed by Japanese director Tetsu Maeda, based on a novel by Kōtaro Isaka.
The film is about a group of four people who form a gang to put romance back into bank robbery. The film is light-hearted in tone, and makes impressive use of CGI.
Cast members include: Takao Osawa (as Naruse, boss and "human lie detector"), Kyoka Suzuki (as Yukiko, driver and "human clock"), Shota Matsuda (as Kuon, the pickpocket), Kōichi Satō (as Kyōno, the coffee shop owner), and Koji Okura (as Jimichi).