Neko Samurai ~Samurai ❤ Cat~ | 猫侍 J-Film

Action | Comedy

Presented by JICC, Embassy of Japan

BONUS SCREENING: Wednesday, February 24th - 6:30pm

A charming and hilarious comedy directed by Yoshitaka Yamaguchi, former assistant director to Takashi Miike.

A once-feared swordsman, Kyutaro Madarame finds himself a penniless and masterless samurai in old Edo (Tokyo), Japan. Desperate for money, he accepts an assassination contract from a local gang. The target: a rival boss' beloved white-cat, Tamanojo. However, when Kyutaro lays his eyes on Tamanojo, his heart melts and he is unable to carry out the deed. Instead, he escapes with the cat, invoking the rage of both gangs who now seek to exact their revenge. Before Kyutaro can live his life in peace as a newly-converted "cat person", he must face both clans in a final showdown.

Starring Kazuki Kitamura, Misako Renbutsu, Yasufumi Terawaki

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