WorldCat Identities

Itami Purodakushon

Overview
Works: 31 works in 93 publications in 2 languages and 2,395 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Humor  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Fiction 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Itami Purodakushon
Tanpopo ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1987 and 1998 in Japanese and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Tampopo" follows a young widow who runs a small noodle restaurant in Tokyo and Goro, a cowboy hat wearing truck driver, as they attempt to devise the perfect bowl of top ramen
Osōshiki The funeral by Jūzō Itami ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in Japanese and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An old man's unexpected death creates hilarious havoc with his family. The traditional three-day undertaking becomes a sly comedy of manners as the younger generation struggles with the complex rituals of the Buddhist ceremony
Tampopo Dandelion ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in Japanese and No Linguistic content and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tampopo follows the life of a young widow who runs a small noodle restaurant in Tokyo and her quest for the perfect bowl of ramen. Helping her to attain top ramen status is Goro, the truck driver who at first criticizes Tampopo's cooking ability and then helps her to master it
A taxing woman by Jūzō Itami ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in Japanese and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A subtly hilarious tale of Ryoko, Tokyo's hardest working tax inspector. The ruthless diligence of this innocent looking heroine is matched only by the intricate deceptions of Gondo, tax cheat extraordinaire
A Taxing woman by Jūzō Itami ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in Japanese and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ryoko, Tokyo's hardest working female tax inspector chances on one of Tokyo's busiest "love hotels", owned by Gondo, a tax cheat extraordinaire. She realizes what a goldmine she has stumbled upon. Ryoko's attempt to audit Gondo is thwarted by his hilarious evasive maneuvers. The taxing women and her clever prey test their respective skills of detection and deception complicated by stirrings of mutual sexual attraction
Minbo no onna Anti-extortion woman ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in Japanese and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A feisty and resourceful woman lawyer is hired by a big hotel to deal with extortionists, and transforms timid hotel staff into an effective anti-yakuza task force
Marusa no onna A taxing woman by Jūzō Itami ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in Japanese and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ryoko, Tokyo's hardest working female tax inspector chances on one of Tokyo's busiest "love hotels", owned by Gondo, a tax cheat extraordinaire. She realizes what a goldmine she has stumbled upon. Ryoko's attempt to audit Gondo is thwarted by his hilarious evasive maneuvers. The taxing women and her clever prey test their respective skills of detection and deception complicated by stirrings of mutual sexual attraction
The funeral by juzo (director) Hami ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1988 in Japanese and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An old man's unexpected death creates hilarious havoc with his family. The traditional three-day undertaking becomes a sly comedy of manners as th e younger generation struggles with the complex rituals of the Buddhist ceremony
Tampopo by Jūzō Itami ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in Japanese and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young widow Tanpopo runs a small ramen noodle shop. Gorō, a cowboy-hat-wearing truck driver who happens to drop by her ramen noodle shop, helps her to make the perfect bowl of top ramen
A Taxing woman returns ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in Japanese and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A sequel to the 1987 film A taxing woman. A tenacious female tax inspector investigates a corrupt religious order in Japan
Sūpā no onna Supermarket woman ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in Japanese and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A small supermarket, "Shōjiki-ya" (English name: "Honest Goro") is threatened by a new big discount store, "Yasuuri Daimaō" (English name: "Bargains Galore"). The owner, Kobayashi Gorō, happens to meet Inoue Hanako, an energetic woman he knew in grade school. Hanako joins in "Shōjiki-ya" and revives and reenergizes the supermarket
Tanpopo Tampopo ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young widow Tanpopo runs a small rāmen noodle shop. Gorō, a cowboy-hat-wearing truck driver who happens to drop by her rāmen noodle shop, helps her to make the perfect bowl of top rāmen
A taxing woman's return by Jūzō Itami ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1989 in Japanese and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tenacious tax inspector investigates a corrupt fundamentalist religious order in this satire of greed at the top
Minbō no onna by Jūzō Itami ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in Japanese and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A grand old Japanese hotel is being extorted by the yakuza (Japanese gangsters). The hotel finally fights back by hiring Inoue Mahiru, a lawyer specialized in dealing with these criminals on their own terms
Marutai no onna Marutai ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in Japanese and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An actress Isono Biwako witnesses a murder. The victim is a lawyer who has been investigating a cult group. Biwako is able to identify the murderer, a member of the cult group. Biwako agrees to testify in court, and in order to protect her from the cult group, two cops are assigned to protect her
Marusa no onna 2 Taxing woman's return ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A follow-up to the 1987 hit "Marusa no onna". Tax auditor Irakura Ryōko investigates a corrupt fundamentalist religious cult
The Funeral Ososhiki ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and Japanese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A lo largo de tres días, un matrimonio de actores debe presidir el funeral de un miembro de la familia. Entonces se efrentan a complejas demandas sociales y establecen nuevas relaciones con los demás participantes
"Shizuka na seikatsu" ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in Japanese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mā-chan's parents leave for Australia and she needs to take care of her elder brother Īyō (English name: Eeyo), a mentally retarded young boy who is a gifted musician, and her younger brother Ō-chan, who is facing his entrance exam for a college. Unexpected happenings help her learn of the complexities of life outside her idyllic home
Marusa no onna 2 o marusa suru Making of Marusa no onna 2 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Marusa no onna by Jūzō Itami ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in Japanese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A follow-up to the 1987 hit, A taxing woman. She investigates a corrupt fundamentalist religious order
 
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Alternative Names
Itami Productions
伊丹プロダクション
Languages
Japanese (78)
English (1)
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