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Nobunaga Concerto (信長協奏曲) is a 2016 Japanese jidaigeki adventure film directed by Hiroaki Matsuyama, starring Shun Oguri and based on the manga series of the same name by Ayumi Ishii.[3][4] It was released in Japan by Toho on 23 January 2016.[1]

Nobunaga Concerto
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Poster
Japanese 信長協奏曲
Directed by Hiroaki Matsuyama
Produced by Naoto Inaba
Ken Murase
Shinya Furugori
Written by Masafumi Nishida
Michitaka Okada
Keisuke Uyama
Screenplay by Masafumi Nishida (manga)
Story by Ayumi Ishii
Based on Nobunaga Concerto
by Ayumi Ishii
Starring Shun Oguri
Music by ☆Taku Takahashi[1]
Edited by Shoji Ehara
Production
company
Fuji TV
Akita Television
Ehime Broadcasting
Distributed by Toho
Release date
  • 23 January 2016 (2016-01-23)
Running time
2:06:00[1]
Country Japan
Language Japanese
Box office $36,187,594 [2]

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PlotEdit

Saburo (Shun Oguri) is a high school student good in sports, but not very good with his studies. One day, Saburo travels back in time and arrives in the Sengoku period of 1549. There, Saburo meets Nobunaga Oda who looks and sounds just like Saburo. Nobunaga Oda is the son of a warlord and magistrate of the lower Owari Province. Nobunaga Oda though is physically weak and he asks Saburo to take his place. Then, Saburo as Nobunaga Oda attempts to unify the country of Japan.

CastEdit

ReceptionEdit

The film was number-one on its opening weekend in Japan, with 465,956 admissions and ¥616 million (US$5.2 million) in gross.[5] It was the 9th highest-grossing film in Japan in 2016 and also the 6th highest-grossing Japanese film of the year in the country, with ¥4.6 billion (US$39.11 million).[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "信長協奏曲(ノブナガコンツェルト)". eiga.com (in Japanese). Retrieved 20 December 2016. 
  2. ^ http://www.boxofficemojo.com/intl/japan/yearly/
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i "信長協奏曲(のぶながコンツェルト)(2016)". allcinema (in Japanese). Stingray. Retrieved 20 December 2016. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g "Live-Action Nobunaga Concerto Film's 3 TV Ads Streamed". Anime News Network. 18 January 2016. Retrieved 20 December 2016. 
  5. ^ "Japan Box Office Report – 1/23~1/24". tokyohive. 6Theory Media, LLC. 25 January 2016. Retrieved 20 December 2016. 
  6. ^ "Top 20 Highest-Grossing Films in Japan Has 6 Anime Films". Anime News Network. 18 December 2016. Retrieved 20 December 2016. 

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