In the realm of fiction fools have played a role since ancient times, and as technology advanced so did the ways to spread such stories. A major classic series of films in Japan about a fool were the Tora-san films. The first box set from Animeigo is this week's title recommendation which I have just added to my Recommended Japanese Live Action Cinema web page.
- Tora-san: Collectors Set 1 (films 1-4)
- Director: Yamada Yōji (1-2) Morisaki Azuma (3) Kobayashi Shun-ichi (4)
- Screenplay: Yamada Yōji and Morisaki Azuma (1) Yamada Yōji, Morisaki Azuma and Kobayashi Shun-ichi (2) Yamada Yōji, Kobayashi Shun-ichi and Miyazaki Akira (3) Yamada Yōji and Miyazaki Akira (4)
Order Tora-san: Collectors Set 1 from The Right Stuf