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- Movie: Laughing Lucky Cats (English title) / Smiling Manekineko (literal title)
- Romaji: Warau Manekineko
- Japanese: 笑う招き猫
- Director: Ken Iizuka
- Writer: Yukihisa Yamamoto (novel), Ken Iizuka
- Producer: Arihiro Wada, Yanghwe Yoon, Yuichi Shibahara
- Cinematographer: Hironori Yamasaki
- Release Date: April 29, 2017
- Runtime: 127 min.
- Genre: Coming of Age / Women / Stand-up comedy
- Distributor: DLE
- Language: Japanese
- Country: Japan
Hitomi Takagi (Fumika Shimizu) and Akako Honda (Rena Matsui) are members of comedy duo “Akako to Hitomi.” The created the comedy duo about 5 years ago, but they are still not very popular. Everyday, they perform manzai to a regular audience in a corner of a small theater. One day, Hitomi and Akako catch a middle school student trying to steal Hitomi’s bicycle. Since then, their fate as a female comedy duo begins to change.
- Based on the novel "Warau Manekineko" by Yukihisa Yamamoto (published January, 2004 by Shueisha).
- Related titles:
- Warau Manekineko (TBS-MBS / 2017)
- Laughing Lucky Cats | Warau Manekineko (2017)
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