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Expedition Party's Glory 

探検隊の栄光
Tankentai no Eiko 

Role: Sugisaki Masao (杉崎正雄) 

Director: Toru Yamamoto
Writer: Gen Araki (novel) 

Synopsis

Sugisaki is an actor already past his prime. He lands a job as the lead in a TV program. The television program ventures into unexplored territories to locate a legendary UMA (unidentified mysterious animal). Initially, Sugisaki just goes along with the staff who lack a specific plan. Sugisaki soon engages his leadership position in the program and takes his job seriously.

Source: Asianwiki.com

Details

Based on the novel "Tankentai no Eiko" by Gen Araki (published September, 2012 by Shogakukan).

Filming finished April 29, 2015.

Film released October 16, 2015 (Japan).

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