So Young, So Bright

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So Young, So Bright
Janken musume
Janken musume poster 2.jpg
Japanese film poster
Directed byToshio Sugie,
Jun Fukuda (assistant director)
Produced byTōhō, Sadao Sugihara (producer)
CinematographyTaiichi Kankura
Edited byKoichi Iwashita
Release date
  • November 1, 1955 (1955-11-01) (Japan)
  • March 1963 (1963-03) (U.S.)
Running time
92 minutes

So Young, So Bright (ジャンケン娘, Janken musume) (literally, "Rock, Paper and Scissors Girls") is a 1955 color (Eastmancolor) Japanese musical film, directed by Toshio Sugie. This is the first of the so-called "three girl" (sannin musume) series of films produced by Tōhō Studio, which involved teaming three popular young female stars of the period, employing a plot that portrayed their characters as best friends and recounted their romances and other adventures. This film was Toho's highest-grossing film of 1955.[1]

Production design was made by Shinobu Muraki and the sound recordist was Masanobu Miyazaki.[2]

Japanese movie poster



  1. ^ The Toho Studios Story, p. 115. accessed 24 December 2015
  2. ^ Full cast and crew for Janken musume, accessed 8 May 2009

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