This was the first film directed by Tomu Uchida to be voted one of the "Best Ten" films of its year by Kinema Junpo film magazine in its annual poll (it was rated #4 for 1929). Uchida would have a total of 13 films directed by him place in the Kinema Junpo Best Ten before his death in 1970.

In the top 10 of Kinema Junpo's Top Japanese Movies of 1929.