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Midnight Diner 

Shinya shokudô (original title)
Shinya Shokudo is a tv series from Japan since 2009. It tells many stories about ordinary people eat in shinya shokudo, which means a restaurant at midnight. This small restaurant opens from 12 in the evening to 7 in the morning.
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Series cast summary:
Kaoru Kobayashi ...  Master 30 episodes, 2009-2014
Mansaku Fuwa Mansaku Fuwa ...  Chu-san 18 episodes, 2009-2014
Toshiki Ayata Toshiki Ayata ...  Kosuzu 17 episodes, 2009-2014
Shôhei Uno Shôhei Uno ...  Komichi 17 episodes, 2009-2014
Asako Kobayashi Asako Kobayashi ...  Rumi 16 episodes, 2009-2014
Ken Mitsuishi Ken Mitsuishi ...  Detective / ... 13 episodes, 2009-2014
Kiyofumi Kaneko Kiyofumi Kaneko ...  Kanemoto / ... 13 episodes, 2009-2014
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Set in a small restaurant in the corner of a shopping district. The unusual eatery is only open after midnight, and its standard menu consists of just a few choices. However, the customers still come for the amusing chatter and the proprietor's willingness to cook any dish that they request. Based on the manga series "Shinya Shokudo" by Yaro Abe Written by ahloy-419-149174

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Japanese

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9 October 2009 (Japan) See more »

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Originally a Japanese manga called Shinya Shokudo (Midnight Diner) written by Yaro Abe first released in 2006. See more »

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Version of Midnight Food Store (2017) See more »

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Why is my question, i have watched three times over and each with total appreciation!
5 September 2019 | by barry-587-897538See all my reviews

I just have no language to communication the story - at all. It is drab, dry and surface deep. Well that would be it from one point of view.

For me though, i just want to say, i was broken hearted when i found out there was no more seasons - more than an other show ever!

I can't for the life of me say why.

Why would i say that, well i felt this series drum up all the naive childish experience and the craving i once had to learn how to be a human .... and crystallized it in a single series.

I can't say it is a moral endeavour but for me it was and well, better than anything else a came across in the past 20+ years. In the scope it was also revealing and heart warming. I will watch this series again more than any other over the rest of my life.

I can't speak to the potential audience in this review because there is just so many points of view, what i can do though is speak to the creators:

SO SO SO SO SO SO SO SO SO SO SO SO thank you from the bottom of my heart, this is beyond magic and had enriched my soul beyond measure. i use this series as healing..... I use it and i want you all to know that it would not be magical if the people involved were not contributors to the magic. This is one of a kind! SO SO SO SO SO SO thank you very much!!!


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