Posted on February 8, 2014

East Side Stories: Otakus in Love (恋の門)

East Side Stories: Otakus in Love (恋の門)

Otakus in Love (恋の門 / Koi no Mon) (2004) Director: Suzuki Matsuo Cast: Ryuhei Matsuda, Wakana Sakai, Suzuki Matsuo, Kiyoshiro Imawano, Hijiri Kojima The second of today’s movies was Otakus in Love (恋の門 / Koi no Mon), based on a manga by Jun Hanyunyuu. As I came out of the cinema I heard a fellow … Continue reading

East Side Stories: Your Friends (きみの友だち)

East Side Stories: Your Friends (きみの友だち)

Your Friends (きみの友だち / Kimi no Tomodachi), 2008 Director: Ryuichi Hiroki Cast: Anna Ishibashi, Ayu Kitaura, Yuriko Yoshitaka, Seiji Fukushi, Naoyuki Morita Today has been ‘cinema Saturday’ for me. This afternoon I went to the Watershed to see another of the Japanese films in the Japan Foundation’s East Side Stories series, and then one more … Continue reading