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Samurai Kids

水の旅人 侍KIDS | Mizu no tabibito: Samurai kizzu

Directed by Nobuhiko Obayashi
Japan, 1993
Fantasy, Adventure

Synopsis

Samurai Kids is a family movie directed by Obayashi and starring Tsutomu Yamazaki, Ittoku Kishibe and Tomoyo Harada. It looks like a Japanese version of The Indian in a Cupboard (Lynne Reid Banks, 1980) but it’s in fact adapted from an original Japanese novel written by Masumi Suetani.

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Samurai Kids Directed by Nobuhiko Obayashi

Awards & Festivals

Awards of the Japanese Academy

1994 | 2 wins including: Best Music Score

1994 | 5 nominations including: Best Supporting Actor