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Bullied and diminished by his fellow employees, demure and bashful Ryoichi Suzuki finds support in an unusual friendship with a turtle. Together they will share many adventures and finally conquer the world.

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Sion Sono

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Sion Sono (screenplay)
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Credited cast:
Kumiko Asô Kumiko Asô ... Terashima, Yuko
Motoki Fukami Motoki Fukami ... Tanaka, Toru
Suidôbashi Hakase Suidôbashi Hakase ... Commentator
Hiroki Hasegawa ... Ryoichi Suzuki (as Hiromi Hasegawa)
Aki Hiraoka Aki Hiraoka ... TV Interviewee
Gen Hoshino
Inuko Inuyama
Megumi Kagurazaka ... Yuri's Mother
Erina Mano ... High School Student
Miyuki Matsuda ... Producer Matsui
Miyu Matsushita Miyu Matsushita ... Interviewee
Shinji Miyadai Shinji Miyadai ... Commentator
Kenichirô Mogi Kenichirô Mogi
Ayaka Morita
Shôko Nakagawa Shôko Nakagawa
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In the summer of 2015 in Tokyo, Ryoichi dreamed of becoming a punk rocker when he was younger, but became a timid salary-man at a musical instrument parts company. He has feelings for Kumiko Aso, but he can't tell her how he feels. One day, he has a fateful meeting with a turtle on the rooftop of a department store. He names the turtle Pikadon and he adores it, but his co-workers laugh at him. Ryoichi throws Pikadon into the toilet. He regrets what he did. The turtle though goes through sewerage and meets an old man who lives in the underground. Something then happens. Written by Swapnil

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Country:

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Japanese

Release Date:

26 June 2015 (Japan) See more »

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Amor y Paz See more »

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Akihabara, Tokyo, Japan See more »

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Kaiju, is the Japanese word for "strange beast/creature", and it defines a specific film genre that features mutated monsters of all kinds, usually wreaking havoc to a town or a big Japanese city. A Daikaiju (giant monster), first appeared in film in the form of Godzilla in the 1954 homonymous film. See more »

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As expected from the genius
5 July 2018 | by fluffsetSee all my reviews

Sion Sono, the famous director from Japan, he is so versatile, he do all kind of movie, from weird to mainstream, all kind of genre explored. I never read this movie's plot, I just watch this because of his name, Sono-san. So, this movie is an original created by him, mixed all of genre from rags to richest, kaiju, fantasy, santa, a bit of romance in this what can I say a really interesting movie. Its weird but in a cute way. Its so funny to watch with all the awkward japanese moment. Only in japan.


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