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The Apology King (2013)

Shazai no ôsama (original title)
Why merely say 'sorry' when you could truly make amends by hiring the expert to do the right thing? The Apology King, one Mr. Kuroshima, is advertising his service to an audience at a ... See full summary »


Nobuo Mizuta


Kankurô Kudô


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sadao Abe Sadao Abe ... Tôkyô Shazai Sentâ shochô Yuzuru Kuroshima
Mao Inoue Mao Inoue ... Noriko Kuramochi
Yutaka Takenouchi Yutaka Takenouchi ... Lawyer Masaomi Minowa
Masaki Okada ... Numa Taku
Machiko Ono Machiko Ono ... Ube san
Yoshiyoshi Arakawa Yoshiyoshi Arakawa ... Eiga purodyûsâ Wada
Gaku Hamada ... Tsûyaku Wakubaru
Ryô Iwamatsu Ryô Iwamatsu ... Eiga kantoku
Matsu Matsu ... Funaki (as Toshio Matsumoto)
Seiji Rokkaku Seiji Rokkaku ... Bengoshi Takahata
Hideo Nakano Hideo Nakano ... Koiso ikka kumichô
Satoru Matsuo ... Unten seki no otoko
Haruna Kawaguchi Haruna Kawaguchi ... Seijunha joyû
Kazushige Komatsu Kazushige Komatsu ... Higaisha no A san
Nobuyuki Suzuki Nobuyuki Suzuki ... Erîto


Why merely say 'sorry' when you could truly make amends by hiring the expert to do the right thing? The Apology King, one Mr. Kuroshima, is advertising his service to an audience at a theatre. You can use him to apologize for your past mistakes. What proceeds is six of the specialist's more prominent cases and how they end up leading into one prominent theme. Written by aghaemi

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Release Date:

28 September 2013 (Japan) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Gomennasai no kissing you
Lyrics by Yû Shimoji (as Yu Shimoji)
Music by Clarabell
Performed by E. Girls (as E-girls)
Courtesy of Rhythm Zone
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self made man; a la jpop comedy
16 February 2017 | by HombredelfuturoSee all my reviews

This movie starts and finish in an odd way. That only, is a fresh approach and match perfectly with the story board. Its develop around several stories where the common factor is the main roll. -The first one is kind of a simple case for the Apology king, then the difficulty increase to a level that several nations are involved to try to find a solution for that offense! All the stories have a relation between them and reminds me of the "six degree of separation" theory. In my opinion, the point is that there s no only incomprehension between a couple, parents, friends, at the job, but between cultures and you need to be very cautious to not offend many in this world Or how many we are offended but did not perceived it due to the other part did not took offense?

-Seems too that there are moments in life where you are not prepared to accept such revered apologies

-The actors are right in their rolls. The pace is rapid and the final is pretty "urban" Japanese teenage culture. Very good entertainment.

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