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* AerithAndBob: Played with, since the names in question are real-life ones. You got Hank, Jimbo and Chuck, which are American names, as well as Ika Chu, Sumo, Shogun, Emiko, and Ohga, which are Japanese names.

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* AerithAndBob: Played with, since the names in question are real-life ones. You got American sounding names like Hank, Jimbo and Chuck, which are American names, as well as Chuck alongside Japanese names like Ika Chu, Sumo, Shogun, Emiko, and Ohga, which are Japanese names.Ohga.



** Shogun is the leader of Kakamucho. Shoguns once served as the true leaders of Japan until 1867, when feudalism was abolished.

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** Shogun is the leader of Kakamucho. Shoguns were military dictators who once served as the true de facto leaders of Japan until 1867, when feudalism was abolished.


* VisualPun: Early promotional material featured its tagline "Prepare to Crack Up", accompanied by an image of Sumo's butt.

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* VisualPun: Early promotional material featured its tagline "Prepare to Crack Up", accompanied by an image of Sumo's butt.butt.
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* FatCat: Sumo, as you can plainly see.


* CoversAlwaysLie: A minor example, but the first promo poster for the film featured Sumo (from his backside, no less) and ''only'' Sumo, giving the impression that he's the main character when it's actually a dog named Hank.



** Sumo's wrestling thong has a picture of Franchise/HelloKitty on it.

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** Sumo's wrestling thong has a picture of Franchise/HelloKitty on it.it.
* VisualPun: Early promotional material featured its tagline "Prepare to Crack Up", accompanied by an image of Sumo's butt.


The film is intended to be a homage to Creator/MelBrooks' 1974 film ''Film/BlazingSaddles''. Hank (Creator/MichaelCera), a dog who wishes to become a samurai, stumbles upon a strange land known as Kakamucho, which is inhabited entirely by cats. He comes across Ika Chu (Creator/RickyGervais), an evil warlord who helps Hank become a samurai by placing him under the care of Jimbo (Creator/SamuelLJackson), who was once a great samurai himself. Jimbo reluctantly agrees to train him, and eventually, Hank must save Kakmucho from Ika Chu in order to discover what it means to become a true samurai.

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The film is intended to be a homage to Creator/MelBrooks' 1974 Western Comedy film ''Film/BlazingSaddles''. Hank (Creator/MichaelCera), a dog who wishes to become a samurai, stumbles upon a strange land known as Kakamucho, which is inhabited entirely by cats. He comes across Ika Chu (Creator/RickyGervais), an evil warlord who helps Hank become a samurai by placing him under the care of Jimbo (Creator/SamuelLJackson), who was once a great samurai himself. Jimbo reluctantly agrees to train him, and eventually, Hank must save Kakmucho Kakamucho from Ika Chu in order to discover what it means to become a true samurai.


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* TheHero: Hank.


The film is intended to be a homage to Mel Brooks' 1974 film ''Film/BlazingSaddles''. Hank (Creator/MichaelCera), a dog who wishes to become a samurai, stumbles upon a strange land known as Kakamucho, which is inhabited entirely by cats. He comes across Ika Chu (Creator/RickyGervais), an evil warlord who helps Hank become a samurai by placing him under the care of Jimbo (Creator/SamuelLJackson), who was once a great samurai himself. Jimbo reluctantly agrees to train him, and eventually, Hank must save Kakmucho from Ika Chu in order to discover what it means to become a true samurai.

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The film is intended to be a homage to Mel Brooks' Creator/MelBrooks' 1974 film ''Film/BlazingSaddles''. Hank (Creator/MichaelCera), a dog who wishes to become a samurai, stumbles upon a strange land known as Kakamucho, which is inhabited entirely by cats. He comes across Ika Chu (Creator/RickyGervais), an evil warlord who helps Hank become a samurai by placing him under the care of Jimbo (Creator/SamuelLJackson), who was once a great samurai himself. Jimbo reluctantly agrees to train him, and eventually, Hank must save Kakmucho from Ika Chu in order to discover what it means to become a true samurai.



* BigFun: Sumo is large and a pretty fun guy

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* AerithAndBob: Played with, since the names in question are real-life ones. You got Hank, Jimbo and Chuck, which are American names, as well as Ika Chu, Sumo, Shogun, Emiko, and Ohga, which are Japanese names.
* BigBad: Ika Chu.
* BigFun: Sumo is large and a large, fat cat who is also a pretty fun guyguy.
* CatsAreMean: Played straight with Ika Chu, who is the villain of the film, but averted with the other cat characters in the film.



* {{Homage}}: Again, the film was inspired by the 1974 Mel Brooks film ''Blazing Saddles''. It also shares a few similarities here and there to ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda''.
* RecycledInSpace: ''Blazing Saddles'' '''[-IN JAPAN!-]'''

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Again, the film was inspired by the 1974 Mel Brooks film ''Blazing Saddles''. Brooks himself even voices a character in the film (Shogun).
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It also shares a few similarities here and there to ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda''.
* MeaningfulName: Some more obvious than the last.
** Sumo is a sumo wrestler.
** Shogun is the leader of Kakamucho. Shoguns once served as the true leaders of Japan until 1867, when feudalism was abolished.
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RecycledInSpace: ''Blazing Saddles'' '''[-IN JAPAN!-]'''JAPAN!-]'''
* ShoutOut:
** Ika Chu's name sounds suspiciously like [[Franchise/{{Pokemon}} Pikachu]].
** Sumo's wrestling thong has a picture of Franchise/HelloKitty on it.

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[[caption-width-right:350:''[[{{Tagline}} Prepare to crack up.]]'']]

''Blazing Samurai'' is an upcoming CGI animated film directed by Chris Bailey and is set to be distributed by Creator/OpenRoadFilms.

The film is intended to be a homage to Mel Brooks' 1974 film ''Film/BlazingSaddles''. Hank (Creator/MichaelCera), a dog who wishes to become a samurai, stumbles upon a strange land known as Kakamucho, which is inhabited entirely by cats. He comes across Ika Chu (Creator/RickyGervais), an evil warlord who helps Hank become a samurai by placing him under the care of Jimbo (Creator/SamuelLJackson), who was once a great samurai himself. Jimbo reluctantly agrees to train him, and eventually, Hank must save Kakmucho from Ika Chu in order to discover what it means to become a true samurai.

The film was first launched as a Website/{{Facebook}} crowdsource by Mass Animation, which dubbed it as the first ever theatrically animated film to be created from a crowdsource.

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* BigFun: Sumo is large and a pretty fun guy
* GentleGiant: Again, Sumo, who is described as being a "prawn in the sea of life".
* {{Homage}}: Again, the film was inspired by the 1974 Mel Brooks film ''Blazing Saddles''. It also shares a few similarities here and there to ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda''.
* RecycledInSpace: ''Blazing Saddles'' '''[-IN JAPAN!-]'''

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