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Overview

The mythical adventures of the legendary Chinese trickster Monkey, who must outwit a variety of wily demons who stand in the way of him and his fellow Buddhist travelers. Though portrayed as a literal, if rather anthropomorphized, monkey in the original legends, this film substitutes the spindly comic actor Norihei Miki, sans makeup.

  1. Kajirô Yamamoto

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Wu Cheng'en

    Novel

  3. Takeo Murata

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Norihei Miki

    Norihei Miki

    Sun Wu Kung

  2. Reiko Dan

    Reiko Dan

    Pon, messenger of the Goddess of Mercy

  3. Yasuko Nakata

    Queen of the spiders

  4. Kaoru Yachigusa

    Kaoru Yachigusa

    Tsui Lan, the maiden in distress

  5. Nobuo Chiba

    Pa Chieh, the pig

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The Adventures of Sun Wu Kung

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Original Title 孫悟空

Status Released

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  • April 19, 1959
    Theatrical

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Original Language Japanese

Runtime 1h 38m

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