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Ichi 1: Origin (live-action movie)

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Genres: drama, thriller
Objectionable content: Intense
Plot Summary: Mr Dai is the best fighter in the school. Every time he fights, Ichi is there with a big smile on his face. Mr Dai thinks that Ichi is making fun of him, but in fact, he appreciates seeing all the violence that comes from fighting. Everybody bullies, makes fun of, and mocks Ichi, even the youngest on his karate course. But Ichi refuses to lose his temper and fight the others. However, a new students starts to make himself known by beating up all the students. In a fight with the new student, Mr Dai ends up on the ground, completely destroyed. It seems that the new student will also beat up Ichi, but it seems that he will be the only one who will be able to provide a challenge.
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Running time: 83 minutes
Vintage: 2003
Release dates: We have 2
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DVD (Region 1)
    Ichi the Killer - Uncut Duo Edition (DVD) 2013-03-26 (from $39.99)
    Ichi 1: Origin (Sub.DVD) 2010-08-17 (from $14.04)
    Ichi-1 [Special Edition] (Sub.DVD) 2007-10-30 (from $9.50)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Masato Tanno
Screenplay: Sakichi Sato
Original Manga: Hideo Yamamoto

Cinematography: Naosuke Imaizumi
Nao Ōmori as Ichi

Chisato Amate as Satomi
Kouji Chihara as Onizame
Teah as Mr. Dai
Yuki Oikawa as Nao

Japanese companies
English staff
English companies
Tokyo Shock (2010)
Unearthed Films
English cast

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