Slapstick Brothers (2011)

Slapstick Brothers is a 2011 Japanese movie written and directed by comedian Hiroshi Shinagawa.

Movie info

Original title
Transliterated title
Manzai Gang
Release date
March 19, 2011
Directed by
Hiroshi Shinagawa
Written by
Hiroshi Shinagawa (screenplay)
Distributed by
Kadokawa Pictures


Tobio is a manzai comic named who’s been consistently unsuccessful over the span of his 10-year career. Out of frustration, he gets incredibly drunk and winds up landing in jail cell where he meets a tough delinquent named Ryuhei.

Tobio recognizes Ryuhei’s demeanor would make him the perfect tsukkomi (straight man) of a manzai comedy duo and convinces him to become his partner. Things go well at first, until Ryuhei is attacked and Tobio is kidnapped…

Featured Cast

Ryuta Sato Ryuta Sato Tobio
Yusuke Kamiji Yusuke Kamiji Ryuhei
Daisuke Miyagawa Daisuke Miyagawa
Hirofumi Arai Hirofumi Arai
Hiroki Narimiya Hiroki Narimiya
No photo available Junichi Komoto
Miyuki Oshima Miyuki Oshima
Nobuaki Kaneko Nobuaki Kaneko
No photo available Ryuji Akiyama
Satomi Ishihara Satomi Ishihara
seiki-nagahara Seiki Nagahara
Takashi Sasano Takashi Sasano
No photo available Yuji Ayabe

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