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Hijoshi zukan (2009)

This is an omnibus of six short films by six different directors, whose lead characters are unconventional women. They are "Hijoshi," females who live true to themselves and their desires.

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Takashi Shimizu (screenplay), Keisuke Toyoshima (screenplay) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Rika Adachi Rika Adachi ... Tamae
Toshiki Ayata Toshiki Ayata
Jiji Bû Jiji Bû ... Tanaka
Noriko Eguchi Noriko Eguchi
Motoki Fukami Motoki Fukami
Tomoharu Hasegawa Tomoharu Hasegawa ... Egawa
Tetsuhiro Ikeda Tetsuhiro Ikeda ... Producer
Yutaka Izumihara ... Shimizu
Ananda Jacobs Ananda Jacobs ... Catherine
Hairi Katagiri Hairi Katagiri
Kazushige Komatsu Kazushige Komatsu ... Nomura
Ryosei Konishi Ryosei Konishi ... Actor#2
Riisa Naka
Seiji Nozoe Seiji Nozoe ... Actor #3
Kyôko Ochiai Kyôko Ochiai ... Chiyo
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Storyline

This is a film made up of six short films by six different directors, whose lead characters are unconventional women, along with an introduction explaining the origin of Hijoshi. Segment 1: Uranai Tamae! (Fortune Telling). Tamae has fallen in love with the local Shinto priest. Everyday he gives her a fortune that she basis her day on. One day her fortune has her befriending a foreign student in her class named Catherine. As they grow closer, her fortunes begin to tell her to confess her love. Segment 2: Sakigake!! Micchan (Fist Fighter, Micchan). Miichan is a female fist fighter. One day as she is training hard, she discovers a flier advertising for a free sample of food. The food stand is owned by Tanaka. He runs it with the help of Taku, a young man he rescued from the streets. When they arrive, Taku proceeds to hand out plates of food, then a line is formed. Miichan gets in line for a second helping and keeps returning to the line. Tanaka scolds Taku for not noticing that he's ... Written by ley-moon

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

30 May 2009 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

What Girls Want See more »

Filming Locations:

Ibaraki, Japan

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Narrator: Long, long time ago, there were a man named Adam and a "hijoshi" named Eve in the Garden of Eden. Eve, who had eaten the forbidden fruit while Adam was asleep, kept devouring the fruit, following her own desires. This Eve is the origin of Hijoshi. After a mighty long time, six new hijoshi were born.
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