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A Boy Who Wished to Be Okuda Tamio and a Girl Who Drove All Men Crazy (2017)

Okuda Tamio ni naritai Boy to deau otoko subete kuruwaseru Girl (original title)
Thirty-five-year-old Yuji Koroki likes singer Tamio Okuda. He is useless with women in the tradition of films like Train Man or My life Changed When I Went To A Sex Parlour. He works at a ... See full summary »

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Hitoshi Ône (as Hitoshi Ohne)

Writers:

Chokkaku Shibuya (manga), Hitoshi Ône (screenplay) (as Hitoshi Ohne)
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Credited cast:
Satoshi Tsumabuki
Kiko Mizuhara
Hirofumi Arai
Sakura Andô
Lily Franky ... (as Lily Frankie)
Suzuki Matsuo Suzuki Matsuo
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Yûki Amami
Noriko Eguchi Noriko Eguchi
Chizuru Lee Chizuru Lee ... Nakamura
Mukau Nakamura Mukau Nakamura ... Uno
Kai Hoshino Sandy ... Andy
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Thirty-five-year-old Yuji Koroki likes singer Tamio Okuda. He is useless with women in the tradition of films like Train Man or My life Changed When I Went To A Sex Parlour. He works at a popular magazine and has a difficult time with the banter of those coworkers around. There is Akari though and is lovely and flaunting and hence desirable and attractive to Yuji and all men. With love comes misery however as Yuji is soon deep in both. Written by aghaemi

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Tamio Okuda is a Japanese rock musician who has been active since the mid 1980's. He has been performing as a solo artist since the mid-1990s. His songs are often everyman themed songs. See more »

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Not Good Enough
27 August 2019 | by pennyelenabooksSee all my reviews

"A boy who wished to be okuda tamio and a girl who drove all men crazy" was .... okay. I really liked the ending, where the character had a meal with his old self. I guess there was more in that scene than in the whole movie.

The main plot of the drama was not anything that we haven't seen before. And the story felt a bit flat and predictable. It was easy to read the characters, especially the leading lady's. Not that the performances weren't good. Both actors did an good job and they had chemistry. However, her character was a bit stereotypical.

So, overall, four out of ten.


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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

16 September 2017 (Japan) See more »

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$1,969,052
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