- Movie: Laughing Under the Clouds
- Romaji: Donten ni Warau
- Japanese: 曇天に笑う
- Director: Katsuyuki Motohiro
- Writer: Karakara-Kemuri (manga)
- Release Date: March 21, 2018
- Runtime: 94 min.
- Distributor: Shochiku
- Language: Japanese
- Country: Japan
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki Staff ©
Set after the Meiji Restoration in Otsu, Shiga Prefecture, Japan.
Orochi is a giant snake with enormous power. The giant snake revives once every 300 years and brings disaster to the people. This year is the year of Orochi’s revival.
The Kumo family, who succeeds the Kumo shrine, have 3 sons. The eldest son is Tenka ( Sota Fukushi), the second is Soramaru and the youngest Chutaro. The 3 brothers attempt to block the power of Orochi. Meanwhile, special forces Yamainu try to seal again the power of Orochi to bring peace to Japan, but the ninja group “Anyaku” from the Fuma clan begin their move to gain the power of Orochi to overthrow the government.
Surrounding the Orochi’s revival a three-way battle takes place between the brothers, special forces Yamainu and ninja group Anyaku from Fuma clan.
- Based on manga series “Donten ni Warau” by Karakara-Kemuri (published from March, 2011 to June, 2013 in Japanese shojo manga magazineMonthly Comic Avarus).
- Filming began June 18, 2016 and finishes mid-August, 2016.
|Sota Fukushi||Yuma Nakayama||Yuki Furukawa||Ren Kiriyama||Shunsuke Daito|
|Tenka Kumo||Soramaru Kumo||Sousei Abeno||Shirasu Kinjo||Seiichiro Takamine|
|Yuta Koseki||Tomohiro Ichikawa||Masaki Kaji||Kirato Wakayama|
|Ren Nagayama||Rakucho Takeda||Zenzou Inukai||Chutaro Kumo|
Additional Cast Members:
- Junya Ikeda – Hayakage
- Ryuya Wakaba – Kiryu
- Eita Okuno – Raiga
- Noriyuki Higashiyama – Tomomi Iwakura
- Motoki Fukami
- Kazuhiro Yamaji