Warau Salesman New

The Laughing Salesman

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Synonyms: Smiling Salesman New, Laughing Salesman New
Japanese: 笑ゥせぇるすまんNEW
English: The Laughing Salesman
German: The Laughing Salesman New
Spanish: Warau Salesman (Nueva versión)
French: The Laughing Salesman
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 3, 2017 to Jun 19, 2017
Premiered: Spring 2017
Broadcast: Mondays at 23:00 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Source: Manga
Genres: ComedyComedy, DramaDrama
Theme: Adult CastAdult Cast
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.271 (scored by 72937,293 users)
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Ranked: #76802
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Popularity: #4557
Members: 17,778
Favorites: 14

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Each episode follows Fukuzou Moguro, a traveling salesman, and his current customer. Moguro deals in things that give his customers their heart's desire, and once his deals are made and their unhealthy desires are satisfied, Moguro's customers are often left with terrible repercussions, especially if they break the rules of his deals...


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Characters & Voice Actors


Ogura, Hirofumi
Itou, Fumio
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"Don't" by NakamuraEmi

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Jun 19, 2017
I would like to say first and foremost - fuck this show. Don't watch it. Its mean spirited, morally empty and without a message.

You know anthology shows like The Twilight Zone or Alfred Hitchcock Presents usually give a scenario where you are waiting for a character to "get theirs" or to see where a single mistake can lead you. The setups and endings are different - you could be following a character you want to see succeed or one you want to see fail, and the supernatural aspects they sometimes encounter vary wildly and the shows make good use of plot twists to throw you ...
Jun 20, 2017
TL;DR – An oddity even among the growing number of anime reboots, The Laughing Salesman offers a darkly comic, pessimistic &, unfortunately, a little bit dated journey through the underside of Japanese society & human nature.

The last few years have seen a growing trend for older series getting new adaptations. From action classics like JoJo's Bizarre Adventures to children's shorts like Bono Bono, an ever growing number of titles are being given new prequels, sequels, remakes, reboots or simply getting an adaptation years after the source material finished publication. This goes double for The Laughing Salesman, adapting a manga by Fujiko Fuko A that ...
Jun 19, 2017
I would like to start out by saying that this show is not as bad as people make it out to be. Each episode there are two people visited by the Laughing Salesman and they end up receiving some sort of punishment for their greediness.

The episodes are not meant to be watched back to back. If you binge-watch the show, it will get real repetitive real quick. On a weekly basis, this anime works. I looked forward to each episode. While all the cases provided may not be relatable, they do show the greedy side of humans. (I especially loved episode 11).

I think ...

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