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Cyborg Girl (2008)

Boku no kanojo wa saibôgu (original title)
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A lonely university student develops a romance with a beautiful interesting woman, who turns out to be a cyborg from the future.

Director:

Jae-young Kwak

Writer:

Jae-young Kwak (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Haruka Ayase ... Cyborg
Keisuke Koide ... Jiro Kitamura
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Risa Ai Risa Ai ... Girlfriend
Nya Daigo ... Store Manager (as Naoko Niya)
Yoshikazu Ebisu Yoshikazu Ebisu ... Shop Owner of Candy Store
Ken'ichi Endô ... Auctioneer
Horiken Horiken ... Bus Driver
Masatô Ibu ... Designer
Kenta Kiritani ... Jiro's schoolmate
Fumiyo Kohinata ... TV Reporter
Kaito Kondô Kaito Kondô
Rio Matsumoto Rio Matsumoto ... Interviewer
Sakura Mizuno Sakura Mizuno
Rokurô Naya Rokurô Naya ... Jiro Kitamura - old
Yasuhiro Roppongi Yasuhiro Roppongi ... Bartender
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Storyline

A lonesome college student, Jiro, is spending his 20th birthday alone, when suddenly, a beautiful girl turns up. The few hours that he spends with her are the most incredible moments of his life and Jiro is overwhelmed by his good-fortune in meeting her. But his happiness does not last long as she disappears as suddenly as she appeared. A year later, on his 21st birthday, Jiro runs into her again at the same restaurant, where she saves him and countless others from a crazy assassin. She looks the same, but this time she is somehow different. It is the beginning of a relationship that would change his life forever. Written by Anonymous

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Jiro Kitamura was born on November 22, 1987. See more »

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Cyborg She is an English mistranslation of the original Japanese title, Boku no Kanojo wa Saibougu, which actually means "My Girlfriend is a Cyborg." Kanojo is a Japanese pronoun referring to females (the equivalent to "she/her"), but it also means "girlfriend" in a certain context. See more »

Quotes

Girl: [on Jiro] I can feel his heart.
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Connections

References Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995) See more »

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Performed by Hi-Fi CAMP
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a Beautiful movie and Very Underrated, i just had to write a quick opinion
10 November 2010 | by g-mdSee all my reviews

This is one of the best movies i have ever seen and believe me i have seen a lot.

I have seen almost all movies in the top 250 on IMDb and much more, this movie is so underrated here, but it is near perfect.

The only reason i can think of why people would rate this movie low is maybe because they don't like science fiction or don't like stories with far fetched technology, or maybe some special effects that aren't top notch like most movies today but other than that i cant come up with a reason.

This is a beautiful masterpiece, a great storyline that is truly unique.

I have never encountered this story in anything i ever watched, the budget may not be as high as most Hollywood movies but that is not important to me.

This is a truly unique and beautiful movie, you can just feel that the creators have put their heart in it, and to me that is the most important factor.

It is officially FIRST movie i ever shed a tear with, i didn't even cry with The Green Mile.

I came here to rate the movie a 9 (wich i hardly do) and found out how terribly underrated it is so i just had to write a quick opinion.

Sorry, this may not be very helpful for getting an idea of what the movie is about but you can find that elsewhere.

I just wanted to write my feelings about this amazing movie, i think anyone should at least give it a try.

The only reason why im not giving it a 10 is because of 1 or 2 very minor things that could have been done better or could have been left out, but it is so minor that it almost doesn't matter.

9/10


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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

31 May 2008 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Cyborg She See more »

Filming Locations:

Gifu, Japan See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$8,500,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$7,172,979
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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