| 5.6/10 |
Comedy, slice of life
| April 4, 2015 (2015-04-04)|
Mikio Igarashi (manga), Suzuki Matsuo (screenplay)
Kamurobamura-e (かむろば村へ) is a Japanese slice of life comedy seinen manga series written and illustrated by Mikio Igarashi. It was published by Shogakukan, with four volumes released. A live action film adaptation titled A Farewell to Jinu (ジヌよさらば ～かむろば村へ～, Jinuyo Saraba: Kamuroba Mura e), directed by Suzuki Matsuo, was released on April 4, 2015.
Based on a manga series, the film stars Matsuda Ryuhei and concerns a man who develops a deep fear of money who moves to a small and remote village to deal with his phobia. The story takes place in Tōhoku region.
Former bank clerk Takeharu thought he was strange when he moved to a remote village in Japan’s northeastern Tohoku region after developing an inexplicable “money allergy.” However, as he attempts to live a peaceful rural life without currency, Kamuroba village’s bizarre characters draw him out of his shell in this increasingly surreal madcap comedy.
However, when a nearby town leader attempts to overthrow the handyman bus driver mayor, Takeharu must prove his attachment to Kamuroba and its people. Based on the manga series Kamuroba Mura e (“To Kamuroba Village”) by Mikio Igarashi.Ryuhei Matsuda as Takeharu Takami
1 (December 10, 2007)
2 (April 10, 2008)
3 (October 10, 2008)
4 (December 26, 2008)
The film earned ¥52.057 million on its opening weekend in Japan.
Kamurobamura e IMDb