The Magic Hour
The magic hour poster
Japanese poster
Directed by Kōki Mitani
Written by Kōki Mitani
Music by Kiyoko Ogino
Cinematography Hideo Yamamoto
Editing by Soichi Ueno
Distributed by Tōhō
Released June 7, 2008
Running time 136 min.
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The magic hour

another poster for The Magic Hour

The Magic Hour (ザ・マジックアワー) is a 2008 Japanese movie written and directed by Koki Mitani.

Plot summaryEdit

A gangster (Satoshi Tsumabuki) is having an affair with his boss's wife (Toshiyuki Nishida). When he's found out he promises to redeem himself by recruiting a famous hitman. Instead, he hires a no-name actor (Koichi Sato) to fill the role until he can find a suitable replacement.[1]



  1. Mitani gets ready to produce "Magic Hour" at Kaiju Shakedown