A Boy and His Samurai

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A Boy and His Samurai
Film poster
Directed by Yoshihiro Nakamura
Screenplay by Yoshihiro Nakamura
Based on Fushigi no Kuni no Yasubei
by Gen Araki
Starring Ryo Nishikido
Rie Tomosaka
Fuku Suzuki
Hiroki Konno
Keisuke Horibe
Hitomi Satō
Shiori Kutsuna
Yūji Nakamura
Jun Inoue
Release date
  • July 31, 2010 (2010-07-31) (Japan)
Running time
108 minutes
Country Japan
Language Japanese

A Boy and His Samurai (ちょんまげぷりん, Chonmage Purin, Chonmage Pudding) is a 2010 Japanese time travel comedy film, directed by Yoshihiro Nakamura.


Based on a manga by Gen Araki,[1] the film chronicles the adventures of a samurai who accidentally travels through time from Edo-era Japan to present-day Japan where he meets a single working mother and her young son.



  1. ^ "A BOY AND HIS SAMURAI". Fantastic Fest. Festival Genius. Retrieved October 8, 2011. 

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