Popular Japanese Movie 2014: Seiten no Hekireki (A Bolt from the Blue)
The movie “Seiten no Hekireki” was released on 24th of May. It had over 130 thousand viewers the first two days after the release. This was the first movie directed by solo comedian “Gekidan Hirori” (Theatrical Company One-Man). The story was based on Gekidan Hitori’s own novel. Atsuko Hashibe helped write the screen play. The story is about one unpopular magician who time travels. The magician meets his parents when they were young and discovers the secret of his birth. Many people who viewed this movie said they were “So touched and couldn’t stop crying”.
Gekidan Hirori – Johnny’s Audition