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Love & Pop (1998)

A high school girl engages in compensated dating in order to buy an expensive ring before the day ends.

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Hideaki Anno

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Hideaki Anno (screenplay), Akio Satsukawa (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Credited cast:
Tadanobu Asano ... Captain XX
Mitsuru Fukikoshi
Megumi Hayashibara ... Voice
Akira Ishida ... Voice
Kirari Kirari ... Chisa Noda
Hirono Kudo Hirono Kudo ... Nao Yokoi
Kotono Mitsuishi ... Voice
Asumi Miwa Asumi Miwa ... Hiromi Yoshii
Hitomi Miwa Hitomi Miwa ... Hiromi's sister, sitting at table
Leo Morimoto Leo Morimoto ... Hiromi's father
Yukie Nakama Yukie Nakama ... Chieko Takamori
Nana Okada Nana Okada ... Hiromi's mother
Tôru Tezuka Tôru Tezuka ... Uehara
Ikkei Watanabe Ikkei Watanabe ... Kobayashi
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It is the '90s and the tradition of 'compensated dating' is well underway in Japan. Four high school girls are engaged in enjo kosai in order to satisfy their desire for different things. You can usually find them in Shibuya district of Tokyo where they will give you their time, and sometimes more, in exchange for money that buys pretty things. Written by aghaemi

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Country:

Japan

Release Date:

9 January 1998 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Любовь и попса See more »

Filming Locations:

Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Japan

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1.33 : 1
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Fun Film
20 November 2018 | by jakersmomwhorefortrumpSee all my reviews

Beautiful girls, big city and an early Asano work all in one. This film is unique and certainly not for everyone. Too bad. It was a fun film and perhaps only shogals comes close.


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