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Sayonara kabukichô (2014)

Over one day at this love hotel in Shinjuku, Tokyo - where guests have the choice of staying for a short time or overnight - the dreams and desires of these characters intersect while aspiring for something greater.

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Ryuichi Hiroki
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Cast

Credited cast:
Shôta Sometani ... Toru Takahashi
Atsuko Maeda ... Saya Iijima, Toru's girlfriend
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Roy 5tion Roy 5tion ... Chonsu An
Asuka Hinoi Asuka Hinoi ... Miyu Takahashi, Toru's little sister
Aoba Kawai Aoba Kawai ... Rikako Fujita, Detective
Eun-woo Lee ... Lee He-Na
Yutaka Matsushige ... Yasuo Ikezawa, Friend of Kiriko Kashiwagi
Kaho Minami ... Kiriko Kashiwagi alias Satomi Suzuki
Tomu Miyazaki Tomu Miyazaki ... Ryuhei Shinshino, company of the Detective
Jun Murakami ... Salaryman
Nao Ohmori ... Kazuki Tanaka, Music Producer
Shûgo Oshinari Shûgo Oshinari ... Masaya Hayase
Tomorô Taguchi Tomorô Taguchi ... Masashi Kubota, Manager of Juicy Fruits
Miwako Wagatsuma Miwako Wagatsuma ... Hinako Fukumoto
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Over one day at this love hotel in Shinjuku, Tokyo - where guests have the choice of staying for a short time or overnight - the dreams and desires of these characters intersect while aspiring for something greater.

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

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Official Sites:

Japanese Official Site

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

24 January 2015 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Kabukichô Love Hotel See more »

Filming Locations:

Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan

Company Credits

Production Co:

The Fool See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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OK semi pink drama/comedy
11 November 2015 | by HombredelfuturoSee all my reviews

After watch this movie, these two things came to mind:

-Not everything is as it seems.

-First world big cities provide you with the facility to change your life in a minute.

The script does a couple of "concessions" that transform the movie in a lower rated one, but still is worthwhile to watch it; but bear in mind that this is not a straight "pink movie"; it s more of a mixed drama-comedy with tints of pink, as Ryouchi Hiroki well know about how to do it. I liked the way that the director shows us kind of ingenuity in the development of the characters. The actors are all well known in the Japanese industry.


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