Tora-san 25: Tora-san's Tropical Fever
Tora-san 25 - Tora-san's Tropical Fever
Theatrical poster for Tora's Tropical Fever (1980)
Directed by Yōji Yamada
Written by Yōji Yamada
Yoshitaka Asama
Music by Nayazumi Yamamoto
Cinematography Tetsuo Takaba
Editing by Iwao Ishii
Distributed by Shochiku
Released August 2, 1980
Running time 104 min.
Preceded by Tora-san 24: Tora-san's Dream of Spring
Followed by Tora-san 26: Tora-san the Foster Daddy

Tora's Tropical Fever (男はつらいよ 寅次郎ハイビスカスの花 Otoko wa Tsurai yo: Torajirō Haibisukasu no Hana) aka Torasan Goes to Hisbiscus Land[1] is a 1980 comedy film directed by Yōji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma (Tora-san), and Ruriko Asaoka as his love interest or "Madonna".[2] Tora's Tropical Fever is the twenty-fifth film in the Otoko wa Tsurai yo series.


Release historyEdit

Tora's Tropical Fever was released theatrically on August 2, 1980.[4] In Japan, the film has been released on videotape in 1996 and 1998, and in DVD format in 2008.[5]





External linksEdit


  1. "OTOKO WA TSURAIYO -Torajirou HAIBISUKASU NO HANA" at the Complete Index to World Film. Retrieved 2010-08-25.
  2. "男はつらいよ 寅次郎ハイビスカスの花 (Madonna)" Retrieved (official site)
  3. "男はつらいよ 寅次郎ハイビスカスの花" at the Japanese Movie Database. Retrieved 2010-08-25.
  4. "男はつらいよ 寅次郎ハイビスカスの花" at the Japanese Cinema Database (Agency for Cultural Affairs). Retrieved 2010-08-25.
  5. "男はつらいよ 寅次郎ハイビスカスの花 (1980)" at Retrieved 2010-08-25.

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