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<i>Otoko wa Tsurai yo</i> Japanese film series starring Kiyoshi Atsumi as "Tora-san"

Otoko wa Tsurai yo is a Japanese film series starring Kiyoshi Atsumi as Tora-san (寅さん), a kind-hearted vagabond who is always unlucky in love. The series itself is often referred to as "Tora-san" by its fans. Spanning 48 installments released between 1969 and 1995, all of the Otoko wa tsurai yo films except episodes 3 and 4 were directed by Yōji Yamada, who also wrote all the screenplays.

McCune–Reischauer Korean language romanization system

McCune–Reischauer romanization is one of the two most widely used Korean language romanization systems. A modified version of McCune–Reischauer was the official romanization system in South Korea until 2000, when it was replaced by the Revised Romanization of Korean system. A variant of McCune–Reischauer is still used as the official system in North Korea.

Dorasan hill

Dorasan or Mount Dora is a 156-metre hill on the north bank of the Imjin River in northernmost Paju, South Korea. It lies very near the Korean Demilitarized Zone. The hill gives its name to several nearby landmarks, including Dorasan Station and the Mt. Dora Observatory, as well as to the local administrative unit Dorasan-ri.

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Chunghwa Station is a passenger railway station in Chunghwa-ŭp, Chunghwa County, a suburban county of P'yŏngyang, North Korea. It is on the P'yŏngbu Line, which was formed from part of the Kyŏngŭi Line to accommodate the shift of the capital from Seoul to P'yŏngyang. Though this line physically connects P'yŏngyang to Pusan via Torasan, in operational reality it ends at Kaesŏng due to the Korean Demilitarized Zone.

<i>Tora-sans Cherished Mother</i> 1969 film. 2nd entry in "Otoko wa Tsurai yo" series.

Tora-san's Cherished Mother aka Tora-san's Homeward Journey, Am I Trying? Part II, and Torasan Pt. 2 is a 1969 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Kuruma Torajirō (Tora-san), and Orie Satō as his love interest or "Madonna". Tora-san's Cherished Mother is the second entry in the popular, long-running Otoko wa Tsurai yo series.

<i>Tora-sans Grand Scheme</i> 1970 film. 4th entry in "Otoko wa Tsurai yo" series.

Tora-san's Grand Scheme is a 1970 Japanese comedy film directed by Shun'ichi Kobayashi. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Kuruma Torajirō (Tora-san), and Komaki Kurihara as his love interest or "Madonna". Tora-san's Grand Scheme is the fourth entry in the popular, long-running Otoko wa Tsurai yo series.

<i>Tora-sans Dream-Come-True</i> 1972 film. 10th entry in "Otoko wa Tsurai yo" series.

Tora-san's Dream-Come-True a.k.a. 'Torasan Appears in a Dream is a 1972 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma (Tora-san), and Kaoru Yachigusa as his love interest or "Madonna". Tora-san's Dream-Come-True is the tenth entry in the popular, long-running Otoko wa Tsurai yo series.

<i>Tora-sans Forget Me Not</i> 1973 film. 11th entry in "Otoko wa Tsurai yo" series.

Tora-san's Forget Me Not aka Torasan and his Forget-Me-Not is a 1973 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma (Tora-san), and Ruriko Asaoka as his love interest or "Madonna". Tora-san's Forget Me Not is the eleventh entry in the popular, long-running Otoko wa Tsurai yo series.

<i>Tora-sans Lovesick</i> 1974 film. 13th entry in "Otoko wa Tsurai yo" series.

Tora-san's Lovesick a.k.a. Tora-san's Lovesickness is a 1974 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma (Tora-san), and Sayuri Yoshinaga as his love interest or "Madonna". Tora-san's Lovesick is the thirteenth entry in the popular, long-running Otoko wa Tsurai yo series.

<i>Tora-sans Rise and Fall</i> 1975 film. 15th entry in "Otoko wa Tsurai yo" series.

Tora-san's Rise and Fall aka Tora-san Finds a Sweetheart, Tora-san Meets the Songstress Again and Torasan: Love Under the Umbrella is a 1975 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma (Tora-san), and Ruriko Asaoka as his love interest or "Madonna". Tora-san's Rise and Fall is the fifteenth entry in the popular, long-running Otoko wa Tsurai yo series.

<i>Toras Pure Love</i> 1976 film. 18th entry in "Otoko wa Tsurai yo" series.

Tora's Pure Love a.k.a. Torasan Meets his School-Mates and Tora-san's Heart of Gold is a 1976 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma (Tora-san), and Machiko Kyō as his love interest or "Madonna". Tora's Pure Love is the eighteenth entry in the popular, long-running Otoko wa Tsurai yo series, and was Machiko Kyō's penultimate film appearance.

<i>Talk of the Town Tora-san</i> 1978 film. 22nd entry in "Otoko wa Tsurai yo" series.

Talk of the Town Tora-san aka Torasan and a Lovely Maid is a 1978 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma (Tora-san), and Reiko Ōhara as his love interest or "Madonna". Talk of the Town Tora-san is the twenty-second entry in the popular, long-running Otoko wa Tsurai yo series.

<i>Tora-sans Dream of Spring</i> 1979 film. 24th entry in "Otoko wa Tsurai yo" series.

Tora-san's Dream of Spring aka Torasan Dreams Springtime is a 1979 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma (Tora-san), and Kyōko Kagawa as his love interest or "Madonna". Tora-san's Dream of Spring is the twenty-fourth entry in the popular, long-running Otoko wa Tsurai yo series.

<i>Tora-sans Tropical Fever</i> 1980 film. 25th entry in "Otoko wa Tsurai yo" series.

Tora-san's Tropical Fever aka Torasan Goes to Hisbiscus Land is a 1980 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma (Tora-san), and Ruriko Asaoka as his love interest or "Madonna". Tora's Tropical Fever is the twenty-fifth entry in the popular, long-running Otoko wa Tsurai yo series.

<i>Foster Daddy, Tora!</i> 1980 film. 26th entry in "Otoko wa Tsurai yo" series.

Foster Daddy, Tora! aka Torasan's Song of the Seagull is a 1980 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma (Tora-san), and Ran Itō as his love interest or "Madonna". Foster Daddy, Tora! is the twenty-sixth entry in the popular, long-running Otoko wa Tsurai yo series.

<i>Tora-sans Promise</i> 1981 film. 28th entry in "Otoko wa Tsurai yo" series.

Tora-san's Promise aka Torasan and a Paper Balloon is a 1981 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma (Tora-san), and Mikiko Otonashi as his love interest or "Madonna". Tora-san's Promise is the twenty-eighth entry in the popular, long-running Otoko wa Tsurai yo series.

<i>Tora-sans Song of Love</i> 1983 film. 31st entry in "Otoko wa Tsurai yo" series.

Tora-san's Song of Love aka Torasan's Journey with a Lady is a 1983 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma (Tora-san), and Harumi Miyako as his love interest or "Madonna". Tora-san's Song of Love is the thirty-first entry in the popular, long-running Otoko wa Tsurai yo series.

<i>Tora-san Goes Religious?</i> 1983 film. 32nd entry in "Otoko wa Tsurai yo" series.

Tora-san Goes Religious? aka Torasan Whistling is a 1983 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma (Tora-san), and Keiko Takeshita as his love interest or "Madonna". Tora-san Goes Religious? is the thirty-second entry in the popular, long-running Otoko wa Tsurai yo series.

<i>Marriage Counselor Tora-san</i> 1984 film directed by Yoji Yamada. 33rd entry in "Otoko wa Tsurai yo" series.

Marriage Counselor Tora-san is a 1984 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma (Tora-san), and Rie Nakahara as his love interest or "Madonna". Marriage Counselor Tora-san is the thirty-third entry in the popular, long-running Otoko wa Tsurai yo series.

<i>Tora-sans Island Encounter</i> 1985 film. 36th entry in "Otoko wa Tsurai yo" series.

Tora-san's Island Encounter aka Torasan, From Shibamata with Love is a 1985 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma (Tora-san), and Komaki Kurihara as his love interest or "Madonna". Tora-san's Island Encounter is the thirty-sixth entry in the popular, long-running Otoko wa Tsurai yo series.

<i>Tora-san Goes North</i> 1987 Japanese comedy film. 38th entry in Otoko wa Tsurai yo" series.""

Tora-san Goes North aka Torasan, Remind Shiretoke is a 1987 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma (Tora-san), Keiko Takeshita as the film's "Madonna", and Toshiro Mifune as Takeshita's father. Tora-san Goes North is the thirty-eighth entry in the popular, long-running Otoko wa Tsurai yo series.

<i>Tora-san Plays Daddy</i> 1987 film. 39th entry in "Otoko wa Tsurai yo" series.

Tora-san Plays Daddy aka Torasan's Tale is a 1987 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma (Tora-san), and Kumiko Akiyoshi as his love interest or "Madonna". Tora-san Plays Daddy is the thirty-ninth entry in the popular, long-running Otoko wa Tsurai yo series.

Tora-san, Welcome Back is an upcoming 2019 Japanese film directed by Yoji Yamada. It will star Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma (Tora-san). It will also star Chieko Baisho, Gin Maeda, Hidetaka Yoshioka, Kumiko Goto, Mari Natsuki, and Ruriko Asaoka, all recreating their roles from the long running film series. Tora-san, Welcome Back will be the fiftieth entry in the popular, long-running Otoko wa Tsurai yo series. Shooting began on October 20, 2018 and is scheduled to be released on December 27, 2019.