Short Movie: Tokunoshima, the Island of Bullfighting


"Tokunoshima, the Island of Bullfighting"Picture of father with 2 boys taking care their bull.

Be swept away by the captivating tale of "Tokunoshima, the Island of Bullfighting," the second regional revitalization film of Tokunoshima, directed by Takafumi Ohashi.

This short film is based on the true story of the founder of Shin-Sen-Gumi Restaurant Group, Mitsuyasu Shigeta, and his older brother. The story follows the journey of a young boy who dreams of making his bull a yokozuna. Along the way, he experiences both partings and encounters and grows in his love for bullfighting. The film even features Kyokucho himself in the role of his own father.

Don't miss out on this heartfelt film that showcases the beauty of Tokunoshima and the power of determination and love for one's passion.