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Report on the preview of SOLATO's "Samurai Pirates"

Taiyo Oil presented a free preview of “Samurai Pirates” to an audience of 112 invited guests at the Cinema Sunshine Emifull MASAKI, in Masaki-cho, Iyo-gun, Ehime, on May 18 (Sunday), 2014.
“Samurai Pirates” is an adventure film set in ancient times about the descendants of the pirate chief, Murakami, set in the Seto Inland Sea where Taiyo Oil’s Shikoku Operations are located. Taiyo Oil contributed towards the production as a co-sponsor.

Event outline

Date and time

May 18 (Sunday), 2014, venue opens 9:30 a.m., event begins 10:00 a.m.


Cinema 4, Cinema Sunshine Emifull MASAKI
850 Tsutsui, Masaki-cho, Iyo-gun, Ehime 791-3120

By invitation only (free)

Parent/child pairs


Ehime prefecture TV and radio stations, and the internet


56 pairs (112 people)

Day’s schedule

9:30 a.m. Venue opens
10:00 a.m. Event begins
(MC Koichi Shiraishi, announcer for Nankai Broadcasting Co., Ltd)
(Welcome speech by Kenji Sakamoto, CSR Group, General Affairs Department, Taiyo Oil Co., Ltd)
10:10 a.m. Showing of “Samurai Pirates”
12:10 p.m. Preview finishes


“Samurai Pirates” Schedule

Show schedule

May 24 (Saturday) Pre-showing in Kagawa, Ehime and Tokushima
May 31 (Saturday) In cinemas nationwide



Kyoka Shibata, Masaki Izawa, Wakana Aoi, Kyoichi, Omae, Takashi Naito, Eri Ishida, Kotaro Koizumi, and others.

Direction, screenplay, conception

Kenichi Omori (from Tobe-cho, Ehime)

開演前の列Guests lined up before the preview

試写会挨拶の様子Scene from opening speech