The Wife of Gegege (2010)

The Wife of Gegege is a 2010 Japanese movie directed by Takuji Suzuki and based on an autobiographical novel by Nunoe Mura, wife of “Gegege no Kitaro” creator Shigeru Mizuki.

The film depicts the younger days of Mizuki and his wife Nunoe, who supported him through the lean years when he hadn’t yet experienced any success and wasn’t earning much money for his work.

Movie info

Original title
Transliterated title
Gegege no Nyōbō
Release date
November 20, 2010
Distributed by
Phantom Film


In 1961, 29-year-old Nunoe marries manga artist Shigeru, who lost his left arm in the war just five days after meeting for the first time. The couple move to Tokyo and live in a state of extreme poverty before any of the manga sells.

Featured Cast

Actor Role
Kankuro Kudo in 2012 Kankuro Kudo Shigeru
Kazue Fukiishi Kazue Fukiishi Nunoe
Jun Murakami Jun Murakami
Kaho Minami Kaho Minami
Kami Hiraiwa Kami Hiraiwa
keiichi-suzuki Keiichi Suzuki
Maki Sakai Maki Sakai
No photo available Mamiko Ito
Masaru Miyazaki Masaru Miyazaki
Miako Tadano Miako Tadano
No photo available Mitsuyo Ishigaki
No photo available Mutsuo Yoshioka
No photo available Ryo Natsuhara
No photo available Satoru Jitsunashi
Shohei Uno Shohei Uno
tasuku-emoto Tasuku Emoto
Yu Tokui Yu Tokui

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Last Updated 18 Mar 2014 at 04:17