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- Movie: Samurai Marathon
- Romaji: Samurai Marason
- Japanese: サムライマラソン
- Director: Bernard Rose
- Writer: Akihiro Dobashi (novel), Hiroshi Saito, Bernard Rose
- Producer: Jeremy Thomas, Toshiaki Nakazawa
- Release Date: February 22, 2019
- Runtime: 104 min.
- Genre: Samurai / Period-19th Century
- Distributor: Gaga Corporation
- Language: Japanese
- Country: Japan
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki Staff ©
To prepare his warriors for potential attacks from foreign invaders, the hanshu holds a marathon. The marathon runs along a mountain path for about 58 kilometers. Retainers join the marathon to get a prize offered to them. Meanwhile, the marathon is mistakenly viewed as an act of treason by the central Edo government. Assassins are sent to the hanshu's castle. Jinnai Karasawa (Takeru Satoh) appears as a normal samurai at the han, but he is actually a spy for the central government. He realizes that assassins are sent to the hanshu castle. To stop the assassins and clear up the misunderstanding, Jinnai Karasawa runs desperately.
- Based on novel "Bakumatsu Marason Samurai" by Akihiro Dobashi (published 2014 by Kadokawa Haruki Corporation).
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