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Kakurenbo (2005)

A young boy named Hikora enters the ruins of a forbidden city with a group of other children to play "Otokoyo" (a game of hide-and-seek where the players are said to be kidnapped by ghosts and demons) to find his missing sister.

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Shûhei Morita (as Shuhei Morita)

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Shiro Kuro (screenplay), Shiro Kuro (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Dan Green ... Yaimao (voice)
Mika Ishibashi Mika Ishibashi ... Tachiji (voice)
Akiko Kobayashi Akiko Kobayashi ... Suku (voice)
Ryô Naitô Ryô Naitô ... Noshiga (voice) (as Rei Naito)
Rei Saito Rei Saito ... Noshiga (voice)
Sean Schemmel ... Noshiga (voice)
Michael Sinterniklaas ... Hikora (voice)
Masami Suzuki ... Sorincha (voice)
Junko Takeuchi ... Hikora (voice)
Veronica Taylor ... Suku (voice)
Makoto Ueki Makoto Ueki ... Yaimao (voice)
Tom Wayland ... Tachiji (voice)
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Storyline

In a street where no one lives, there is a rumor saying that if you play the game 'Otokoyo', or hide and seek after dark, demons will come and take you away. One night, 8 children play the game, each for their own reasons. A boy named Hikora has joined in search of his missing sister who played the game last. But when the game does begin, it becomes apparent that the rumors were true, and that children do get taken away, and Hikora discovers the fate of the one who is "it". Written by OMG!

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hide and seek | kakurenbo | See All (2) »

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Ready or not...here they come


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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese | English

Release Date:

26 October 2007 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

KakuRemBo See more »

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1.78 : 1
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Based on a manga by Shuhei Morita. See more »

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Referenced in Jambareeqi Reviews: Kakurenbo (2012) See more »

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Not great, not terrible
2 October 2019 | by butlermorasaturSee all my reviews

I think it's a good watch, just nothing great ovearall, if you are bored It Will keep you entertained.


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