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Fuse: Teppou Musume no Torimonochou

Fuse: Teppou Musume no Torimonochou

Alternative Titles

English: FUSE - Memoirs of the Hunter Girl
Japanese: 伏 鉄砲娘の捕物帳

Information

Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 20, 2012
Duration: 1 hr. 50 min.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)
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Statistics

Score: 7.521 (scored by 4151 users)
Ranked: #14492
Popularity: #2364
Members: 9,574
Favorites: 27
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Synopsis

In Kyokutei Bakin's classic Japanese epic novel Nansou Satomi Hakkenden, eight samurai serve the Satomi clan during Japan's tumultuous Sengoku (Warring States) era. The Edo-era samurai are the reincarnations of the spirits that Princess Fuse mothered with a dog named Yatsufusa. In Fuse Gansaku: Satomi Hakkenden, the female hunter Hamaji comes to her brother in order to hunt Fuse. Thus, the karmic cycle of retribution that began long ago with the Satomi family begins anew.

(Source: ANN)

Fuse were hybrid creatures of humans and dogs in the Edo period. As there were rumors saying that they killed humans and ate their souls, the Shogun Government offered high bounty for hunting them.

Hamaji was a young female huntress living in the rural part of Mutsu while her brother Dousetsu was living in Edo. The story began as Hamaji went to Edo in order to help his brother to earn some bounty. But in Edo, she met a mysterious young men being chased by others. His name was Shino ...

(partially translated from Wikipedia JP, main spoilers removed)

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Related Anime

Adaptation: Fuse: Shoujo to Kemono no Rekkatan

Characters & Voice Actors

Shino
Shino
Main
Miyano, Mamoru
Japanese
Miyano, Mamoru
Ooyama, Hamaji
Ooyama, Hamaji
Main
Kotobuki, Minako
Japanese
Kotobuki, Minako
Itezuru
Itezuru
Supporting
Mizuki, Nana
Japanese
Mizuki, Nana
Ooyama, Dousetsu
Ooyama, Dousetsu
Supporting
Konishi, Katsuyuki
Japanese
Konishi, Katsuyuki

Staff

Miyaji, Masayuki
Miyaji, Masayuki
Director
Chara
Chara
Theme Song Performance
Yaguchi, Hiroko
Yaguchi, Hiroko
Key Animation
Oshima, Michiru
Oshima, Michiru
Music


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Jun 27, 2013 8:40 PM
LuckyKrystal
Everybody knows that dogs are a man’s best friend, am I right?

They are cute, intelligent, affectionate, and loyal until the very end. Now what does that have to do with the movie Fuse: Memoirs of the Hunter Girl?

Fuse (pronounced “foo say”) is the story of an energetic hunter girl named Hamaji who moves from the mountains to the bustling city of Edo after the death of her grandfather. Hamaji is taken in by her older brother, who is also a hunter himself. Shortly after arriving, Hamaji is greeted with a rather gruesome site of bleeding dog’s heads put out on display for the entire town read more
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Jun 25, 2013 9:58 PM
IchigoHollowfi
I had a lot of fun watching this movie, it kinda reminded me of Princess Mononoke. :')
(No spoilers.)

Story: 9/10
(Read the actual plot on MAL for more info)
Hamaji, a young girl hunter living alone, gets a letter from her brother living in edo, to come and help him with hunting, Hamaji goes to edo to help her brother out and ends up meeting Shino, a very beautiful guy with shiny silver hair, and she runs into him a few more times later on trough out the story. In this movie there are 'Fuse' part human, part dog creatures that eat the orbs from humans, when beheaded read more
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Jun 26, 2013 6:34 AM
musica123
For those who are impatient, my simple review would have me say that i found it a mixed bag. I really wanted to write two separate reviews for this -an unbiased one and a personal one- but that's quite tedious and im not sure MAL would allow it. Anyways, i'll try to keep this short and simple.


Going into the film, i really really wanted to like it - I really did. And that's likely why i felt a bit disappointed. The simple plot of the story sees our lone heroine move into edo to live with her brother and to help read more
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Nov 11, 2013 3:52 PM
islandboy461
‘Fuse: Memoirs of the Hunter Girl’ is the fantastical brain-child of Masayuki Miyaji – an assistant director on Spirited Away - yet is also a work inherently dependent on many other historical writers and creators, most notably the author Takizawa Bakin. A recent anime TV series adaptation of his most famous work, the epic Nansō Satomi Hakkenden, was highly derivative of – and, in my opinion, somewhat insulting to – the source material. Fuse, on the other hand, seems very playful, reverent and effective in its adaptation of the same novel’s premise. Not only does the film pay it homage, it also directly references it read more
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