MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 7,644 this week

Yuriko's Aroma (2010)
"Yuriko no aroma" (original title)

6.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.1/10 from 95 users  
Reviews: 1 user | 5 critic

30 something year old Yuriko (Noriko Eguchi) works as a aromatherapist at an aroma salon. She uses essentials oils and her hands to soothe her client's inner well-being. Yuriko also has a ... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

(screenplay)
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 10 titles
created 06 Jan 2011
 
a list of 698 titles
created 10 May 2011
 
a list of 120 titles
created 01 Jun 2011
 
a list of 42 titles
created 19 Oct 2011
 
a list of 106 titles
created 11 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Yuriko's Aroma" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Yuriko's Aroma (2010)

Yuriko's Aroma (2010) on IMDb 6.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Yuriko's Aroma.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Solange is depressed: she's stopped smiling, she eats little, she says less. She has fainting fits. Her husband Raoul seeks to save her by enlisting Stephane, a stranger, to be her lover. ... See full summary »

Director: Bertrand Blier
Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Carole Laure, Patrick Dewaere
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

As a conceited scholar of the Ming Dynasty, Wei Yangsheng believes that since life is short, one should pursue the ultimate sexual pleasure as time allows. Wei Yangsheng encounters Tie Fei ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Sun Lap Key
Stars: Hiro Hayama, Leni Lan, Miyavi Matsunoi
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A nice looking SCOUT hooks a future PORN STAR near the department store one day. It didn't take her long to be the highest paid porn actress, which eventually leads her to meet her ... See full summary »

Director: Masayuki Miyano
Stars: Yuri Nakamura, Megu Fujiura, Sayuki Matsumoto
Sex and Zen (1991)
Adventure | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A recently married scholar goes on a quest for knowledge of other people's wives, based on his philosophical differences with the Sack Monk. He encounters the Flying Thief, who agrees to ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Mak
Stars: Amy Yip, Lawrence Ng, Kent Cheng
Love Exposure (2008)
Action | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Three emotionally abused people from the fringes of society get locked in a convoluted love triangle. Yuu, a Catholic boy searching for true love ends up taking erotic photographs of women ... See full summary »

Director: Shion Sono
Stars: Takahiro Nishijima, Hikari Mitsushima, Sakura Andô
Venus in Eros (2012)
Drama | Fantasy | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

A statue of Venus with a human mind falls in love with a statue of David. Eros jealously controls the sculptor's mind to destroy her. Libera's songs and Tempei's piano lead the story in a poetic way. Libera play the Angels to comfort her.

Director: Takako Imai
Stars: Michael Barnes, Martin Collins, Kavana Crossley
Saikin rettô (2009)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Kenji Murakami
Stars: Mako Ishino, Kôjun Itô, Ken Maeda
Haru Urara (2005)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Tokihisa Morikawa
Stars: Chikako Kaku, Miyavi Matsunoi, Shûgo Oshinari
Action | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A knight in a suit of golden armor battles with a magical beast out to destroy the world.

Director: Keita Amemiya
Stars: Miyavi Matsunoi, Akira Nakao, Kanji Tsuda
Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Kôta Yoshida
Stars: Akihiro Mayama, Nami Motoyama
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Hideo Jôjô
Stars: Fukuten, Sasa Handa, Horiken
Horny House of Horror (Video 2010)
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

The film is about three men, Nakazu (Yuya Ishikawa), Toshida (Wani Kansai) and Uno (Toushi Yanagi) who enter a brothel in Japan to allow Nakazu to have the experience paying for sex before ... See full summary »

Director: Jun Tsugita
Stars: Asami, Yûya Ishikawa, Wani Kansai
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Noriko Eguchi
Noriko Kijima
...
(as Saori Hara)
Jun Miho
Shôta Sometani
Edit

Storyline

30 something year old Yuriko (Noriko Eguchi) works as a aromatherapist at an aroma salon. She uses essentials oils and her hands to soothe her client's inner well-being. Yuriko also has a secret she can't tell anyone. She gets incredibly turned on by the sweaty scent of a 17 year old high school student named Tetsuya (Shota Sometani). Tetsuya is also the nephew of the salon owner (Jun Miho). Meanwhile, salon client Ayama (Saori Hara) asks to practice aromatherapy, but her real intent is to press her large breasts against Yuriko. Written by minchan

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

28 February 2010 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Yuriko's Aroma  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
An extremely slow, safe-sex approach to a good idea suffers premature retardation
8 August 2010 | by (http://sitenoise-atthemovies.blogspot.com/) – See all my reviews

Oh, the expectations. Noriko Eguchi stars as an aromatherapist, Yuriko, who finds herself uncontrollably aroused by the sweaty scent of a seventeen year old boy. Oh, the possibilities. The boy happens to be the niece of the woman who owns the salon where Yuriko works. That's the story and pretty much the whole plot.

The film gives itself away early, letting on that it's going to be safe and good-humored. Oh, the let down. The moment things hint towards any tension, or that things might get sexy or erotic, the soundtrack rears its ugly head and plays goofy and light-hearted. And then the scene cuts away. The technique of cutting a scene before it finishes can be effective in moderation but here it's so overused it seems to reinforce a suspicion that the director doesn't know how to let a scene form its own conclusion. The film is sprinkled with innumerable scenes that have no beginning nor end, just a shallow, usually brief, middle period. Most of them add nothing and could have just been eliminated.

The film's runtime is only 79 minutes and it could have easily been shorter. It doesn't explore anything in any depth and there are a whole lot of scenes of "opening the door slowly, inch by inch" that could have been tightened up to make room for something else except there's nothing here. A couple off camera hand-jobs and an embarrassingly out of place scene with a topless air-head girl giving Yuriko a massage don't add any adult or erotic content.

I love Noriko Eguchi so I'm going to write off her Quaalude inspired performance as the result of bad direction. It's a gutsy role, in theory anyway, which calls for her to do a lot of aroused sniffing of a young boy's body and licking of his head. She does those parts very well. Few people could. Too bad they are the only interesting moments in the film.


7 of 12 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Yuriko's Aroma (2010) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page