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Shin'ya shokudou: Tokyo Stories 

An anthology of human relationship stories connected by the only open in the wee hours diner the characters frequent. Resolutions are often facilitated by the owner/chef.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Kaoru Kobayashi ...  Master 10 episodes, 2016
Joe Odagiri ...  Kogure 10 episodes, 2016
Mansaku Fuwa Mansaku Fuwa ...  Chu-san 9 episodes, 2016
Asako Kobayashi Asako Kobayashi ...  Rumi 9 episodes, 2016
Shôhei Uno Shôhei Uno ...  Komichi 6 episodes, 2016
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An anthology of human relationship stories connected by the only open in the wee hours diner the characters frequent. Resolutions are often facilitated by the owner/chef.

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21 October 2016 (Japan) See more »

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This is lovely
4 February 2017 | by jllewellSee all my reviews

Japanese 'humanity' study of a very high grade.

So many hilarious moments, I split my sides laughing in quite a number of episodes. It reminded me of Pedro Almodóvar productions - rip roaringly funny and poignant dissections of people, however there's no mean-ness and everyone gets to keep their dignity.

I was also pleased to see areas around Shinjuku and Tokyo filmed, as I know them.

This program makes me wish that this diner were real - but there are lots of little places - if only they were like this one!

The owner is eye-candy for we 'ladies of discernment', as well as being philosophical and well meaning; there is nothing else to ask for!


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