Samu Life (2015)

Samu Life is a 2015 Japanese movie directed by Takeshi Moriya. It will get a preview screening in Nagoya on February 7, 2014.

The film is based on an autobiographical novel by Hidetaka Nagaoka, a former high school teacher from Ueda, Nagano Prefecture who established a nonprofit organization called "Samurai Gakuen Sukuora Imajin" in order to create his own school called Samurai Gakuen, aka SamuGaku.

Movie info

Original title
Transliterated title
Premiere date
February 7, 2015
Release date
February 28, 2015
Directed by
Takeshi Moriya
Written by
Takuro Oikawa (screenplay)
Hidetaka Nagaoka (novel)
Based on novel | High school | Teacher
118 min.
Eiren rating
G (General Audiences)
Distributed by
Bitters End


Nagaoka has big ideas for his own version of the ideal education system which runs counter to the traditional school establishment. He runs a shot bar with the goal of earning enough money to start his own school and soon takes a young group of teaching disciples under his wing as they work together toward the same goal.

Featured Cast

Actor Role
Takahiro Miura Takahiro Miura Nagaoka
Mayu Matsuoka Mayu Matsuoka
Masaki Kaji PR image 2014 Masaki Kaji
Reiya Masaki Reiya Masaki
Ryosuke Yamamoto Ryosuke Yamamoto
Ren Osugi Ren Osugi
Dai Watanabe Dai Watanabe
Kitaro Kitaro
Makita Sports Makita Sports
Mai Takahashi Mai Takahashi

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Last Updated 18 Dec 2014 at 09:16