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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 4055 users)
Ranked: #14412
Popularity: #2353
Members: 9,319
Favorites: 29
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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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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
Funamushi
Funamushi
Supporting
Sakamoto, Maaya
Japanese
Sakamoto, Maaya

Staff

Miyaji, Masayuki
Director
Chara
Theme Song Performance
Kurahashi, Shizuo
Sound Effects
Sakuraba, Kazuki
Original Creator



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Jun 27, 2013
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
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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Nov 11, 2013
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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Jun 26, 2013
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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Recommendations

Also based off the hakkenden novels. The eight half brothers who are now reincarnated in a different time are gathering together (in coincidence). Unlike this movie, the hakkenden anime series doesn't have as much romance--more friendship, family bond stuff.  
reportRecommended by eternal_sin
Dramatic anime where the main female protagonists gradually fall in love with a masked white haired male, though not necessarily fully human. Both anime focus on a mythological aspect and the "forbidden love" of the female and male protagonists. Great art for both anime and great story plot of a bittersweet romance, though Hotarubi no Mori e pulls more on your heart strings, the similarity and uniqueness of these anime prove they are both a must watch.  
reportRecommended by sandyjaynee
For those who are looking for mythological drama in ancient Japan with a bit of adventure and romance. Age range: young teens+ 
reportRecommended by listbot
Here is the land of the samurai , and life in Edo is not easy for some ones with exceptional characteristics such the past always tries to catch up the present, but still the similar atmosphere in both with some differences and the major one can be the aspect of the main characters ( in fuse : he's a werewolf, but a normal human in Saraiya Goyou ), and for sure : both are a nice show, enjoy.  
reportRecommended by Am-In
A girl finds herself having to adapt to a new, unfamiliar environment where she meets and befriends a boy with a supernatural secret identity who is facing a dangerous threat. 
reportRecommended by paean
These movies portray the story of a young lady who falls in love with a "wolf man". While in Ookami Kodomo we follow the story of a young widow trying to raise her hybrid children, in Fuse Teppou we follow a hunter girl who ends up falling in love with her prey, still, the plots deliver a message of true love and are determined to show the harshness that is to a wolf to live amongst human civilization. While Ookami Kodomo focus on slice of life/drama and develops its characters very deeply, Fuse Teppou focus on adventure and fantasy, but both manage to pull  read more 
reportRecommended by Orulyon

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Ending Theme

"Choucho Musubi (蝶々結び)" by Chara

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