Trick: The Movie

Synopsis: Disaster befalls a village's inhabitants every 300 years. A popular self-styled magician named Naoko (Yukie Nakama) is summoned as a deity to rid the people of their anxiety. But there are many would-be deities there, each posing as a god. When a series of bizarre incidents occur, Naoko is cornered with a genius physicist (Hiroshi Abe) and Detective Yabe (Katsuhisa Namase). Do deities actually exist, or are they charlatans?
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
119 min

Kanji pictograms represent ideas or words rather than syllables. Kanji have two sorts of readings. The "on" is based loosely on the original Chinese pronunciation. The "kun" is used when kanji is used on their own.

In mid-19th century

French Algeria

There was a huge

nationwide riot,

Led by the Algerian Sorcerer

who possess Miraculous Powers.

The troubled French Government,

had summoned Jean-Robert Houdin,

French illusionist

and asked him a question.

Do you believe

Sorcery "really" exist?

No. Without a shadow of

a doubt, they use magic tricks.

In that case,

We want you to go to Algeria

and outperform

the Algerian Sorcerer

Convince people that

You are the God.

Jean-Robert Houdin

crossed the sea,

to reach Algeria.

Right in front of the biggest

crowd of spectators,

Jean-Robert Houdin faced

showdown with the sorcerer.

Jean-Robert Houdin challenged

the sorcerer.

I am immortal by my prayers.

Therefore, I cannot die.

If you don't trust me,

use this gun and shoot me.

I will catch a bullet with my teeth.

The sorcerer grinned...

In the next instance,

there goes the bullet.

Yamada Naoko's




Wasn't so convincing...

that I disappeared...


Ikeda Haru






I have something to tell you...

Didn't I tell you not to use nails?

If you keep on breaking your promises...

As for this month rent,

I will pay next week.

Guess what?

I'm planning to build a new

deluxe apartment here.

All hard wood floor, with auto locking

doors, central air conditioning...

Too Weak.


I think I can charge around

120,000 yen a month.

Hold on a minute.

I don't think I can

afford that much.

In that case, will you vacate

this room within this week?

No way...

Jami-kun shall be in trouble, too.

He is OK now.


I'm in love with Haru-san.



As such...

Jami, what do you want for dinner?

Chawan Mushi Custard and

Catchup Gohan Rice.

You sound like a child.

Yamada Naoko is a highly skilled magician.

The great magician and my father

Yamada Gouzo influenced

me when I was small.

My father passed away...

Yamada Gouzo,

Naoko's father

24 P


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Wanted Lover

(Koibito Boshu)

A character has a mysterious power.

Life is Enka Song

(Enka Dayo Jinsei wa)

Yamada Satomi

Naoko's Mother

Part 3 Hope

(Part3 Kibou)

If you write a character from the bottom of

your heart, you shall get a result you want.

This is my mother.

In Nagano, she teaches Shodo (Calligraphy)


Tablet or amulet on which is

written the name of a deity.

Mayoke Ofuda is a charm or

a talisman used to dispel evil.

It is widely known that her calligraphy has some magical powers.

She receives various requests and inquiries

to write on kanban (Signboard)

or make Ofuda.





Delux 1,000,000 yen per character

Executive 100,000 yen per character

Economy 50,000 yen per character

She started selling Omamori via internet.

My dream is to appear on

a big stage like my father.

Right now, I am a bit

behind this dream.

Way way behind,

I must admit.

I'm sorry to tell you this, but...

No need to come tomorrow.

Payment until today.

Not fair! I'm in trouble...

I got used to good reaction

to this regular incidents.

When I woke up and fart,...

Excuse me?

We are from the small village called

Itofushi Mura.

I am a captain of the Village

Youth Federation.

My name is Kanzaki.

Minamigawa Etsuko Kanzaki Haruo

I am Minamigawa, vice captain.

This is something for you.

They grow in our village.

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