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A Samurai Chronicle (Higurashi no Ki)

Japanese Movie

(6156yen Tax incl. in Japan)
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Release Date April 15, 2015
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Catalog No.TBR-25068D
JAN/ISBN 4988104095688
Product Type Blu-ray
TV Standard NTSC
Number of Discs 2
Color Color
Running Time 129minutes
Original Release Year 2014
Layers single-sided/dual-layered
Aspect Ratio(s) 16:9 Vista
Region free
Subtitles Japanese
Audio Track Japanese DTS HD 2.0ch
Japanese DTS HD 5.1ch


Blu-ray release of the film "A Samurai Chronicle (Higurashi no Ki)" directed and script by Takashi Koizumi. The story is based on the novel of the same name by Rin Hamuro. Stars Koji Yakusho, Junichi Okada, Maki Horikita, and Mieko Harada. The story centers on a man, who received an order to commit seppuku (ritual suicide) 10 years after, and depicts the importance for living a day through human relationships around the man. Comes with a bonus disc with making-of, interviews with the director and cast (Takashi Koizumi, Koji Yakusho, Junichi Okada, Maki Horikita, Mieko Harada), a special program aired before the movie release "Utsukushiki Nihonjin no Ai to Jinsei SP," and footage of promotional events (greeting, preview, etc.). Comes with a booklet (24 pages, subject to change). Special packaging.
Special Feature / Bonus Track: teaser(s), trailer(s), TV spot(s)

Description in Japanese

蜩ノ記 / 邦画

十年後の切腹を命じられた男。残された時間を、あなたならどう生きるか――。大ヒットを記録した感涙のヒューマンドラマ、待望のBlu-ray・DVDリリース!! 夫婦の愛、家族の愛、初めての恋、そして師弟の愛。混迷を深めるこの時代に、すべての日本人に捧げる普遍の「愛」を紡ぐ物語。原作は、ベストセラー時代小説、葉室麟著「蜩ノ記」。演出をして、脚本も自ら手掛けるのは、巨匠・黒澤明の〈愛弟子〉小泉堯史監督。メインキャストには日本が誇る、役所広司×岡田准一×堀北真希×原田美枝子が集結。永久保存版! 10年後の切腹を命じられ、一日一日を大切に懸命に生きている主人公が、その日々を"その日暮らし"の身であるという意味を込め名付けた日記〈蜩ノ記〉をモチーフにしたスペシャル・パッケージ仕様。オリジナルメイキング、オフィシャルインタビュー集(小泉堯史監督・役所広司・岡田准一・堀北真希・原田美枝子)、公開事前特番「美しき日本人の愛と人生SP」、宣伝キャンペーン集(完成報告会見、完成披露試写会、『愛する人に残したい言葉キャンペーン』優秀賞発表試写会、涙活試写会、初日舞台挨拶、大ヒット舞台挨拶)を収録した特典ディスク付き。ブックレット(24P予定)封入。
本編ディスク映像特典: 予告編集(特報、予告、TVスポット)

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