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Sugar & spice: Fûmi zekka (2006)

After graduating from high school, Shiro is clueless how to proceed with his education. For the moment, he takes a small job at a local gas station, to much displease of his parents. His ... See full summary »

Director:

Isamu Nakae

Writers:

Eimi Yamada (novel), Fumie Mizuhashi (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Yûya Yagira ... Shiro Yamashita
Erika Sawajiri ... Noriko Watanabe
Mari Natsuki Mari Natsuki ... Fujiko, Grandma
Yô Ôizumi ... Gas Station Guy
Bo-lin Chen ... Mike
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Hajime Anzai Hajime Anzai
Yû Aoi ... Girl on the Bus
Gaku Hamada ... Naoki
Hikomaro Hikomaro
Shinon Hirano Shinon Hirano
Toshiyuki Itakura Toshiyuki Itakura ... Muramatsu
Mayuko Iwasa Mayuko Iwasa ... Yoko
Akio Kaneda Akio Kaneda ... President
Ryô Kimura Ryô Kimura ... Macky
Ken Mitsuishi Ken Mitsuishi ... Jo Yamashita
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Storyline

After graduating from high school, Shiro is clueless how to proceed with his education. For the moment, he takes a small job at a local gas station, to much displease of his parents. His America-idolizing grandmother however gives Shiro all support, as she believes that "gas stations are a romantic place for wanderers". Grandmother is right about romance, when a girl called Noriko comes to work at the gas station too, after she broke up with her boyfriend. Shiro develops a huge crush on Noriko, and with this bitter-sweet first love, Shiro enters maturity. Written by Rene Guillot

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Official Sites:

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

16 September 2006 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Sugar & Spice See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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This is cute story.
2 October 2013 | by little-greenmenSee all my reviews

The ordinary high school students, Shiro decided to work in Gas stop without to be a university student. His parents object to his ideas, but he despite their objections. His ally is his Granma only. One day, new crew came in his workplace as a part-time worker. Her name is Noriko and he falls in love with her at first sight. However, there were some problems with them.

Yuya Yagira plays well the ordinary boy. I felt close to him. Also Erika Sawajiri is so cute and matches her role, because she has mysterious atmosphere. Their living seemed so happy. Their room's decoration was so cute, and there were a lot of same small article.

However love is not only sweet as a title. This movie told me it. I like happy story, so this movie made me sad a little, but I think nice movie as a whole. If I am an adult, I would understand their feelings more.


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