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The Last Recipe: Kirin no shita no kioku (2017)

Sasaki-san is a superlative cook who is on auto-control and can make wondrous meals with nary a thought anymore. In a literal case of last wish on earth, he receives a special request to ... See full summary »

Director:

Yôjirô Takita

Writers:

Keiichi Tanaka (based on the novel by), Tamio Hayashi (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Kazunari Ninomiya ... Mitsuru Sasaki
Hidetoshi Nishijima ... Naotaro Yamagata
Aoi Miyazaki ... Chizu Yamagata
Gô Ayano ... Ken Yanagisawa
Daigo Nishihata Daigo Nishihata ... Shotaro Kamata
Yutaka Takenouchi Yutaka Takenouchi
Yoshi Oida ... QingMing Yang / Seimei Yo
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Togo Igawa ... Shotaro Kamata
Sergey Kuvaev Sergey Kuvaev ... Hotel cook
Akira Onodera Akira Onodera ... (as Onodera Akihara)
Yasunari Takeshima ... Chef de cuisine Suzuki
Bob Werley ... David Gutenberg
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Sasaki-san is a superlative cook who is on auto-control and can make wondrous meals with nary a thought anymore. In a literal case of last wish on earth, he receives a special request to cook a specific dish. The catch is he needs to discover the recipe of famed chef Yamagata who was in occupied Manchuria in China in the 1930s. Written by aghaemi

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese | Chinese | Russian

Release Date:

3 November 2017 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Last Recipe: Memory of Giraffe's Tongue See more »

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