Tokyo, Celebrity.id – The public is very fond of semi-Japanese films. This film can only be seen by those viewers who are very old.
Japan has been one of the hot movies producers, they also won with various popular movies in the 1980s. Although it has an adult concept, some don’t even have an interesting story and a conflicting love story.
Summarized from a variety of sources, Monday (25/7/2022), here are four semi-Japanese movies you can watch to fill the weekend.
1. Lifespan of a Man
A Man’s Lifetime or also known as Otoko no Isshou, is one of the popular semi-Japanese films. The play also features well-known actors named Ikurana Nana and Toyokawa Atsushi.
The film A Man’s Lifetime tells the story of a young woman with a beautiful and beautiful face, named Tsumugi (Ikurana Nana). He lived and grew up in the city with his parents. Tired of the hustle and bustle of the city, he chose to go where his grandmother lived.
Interestingly, it was in that village that Tsumugi met a professor from a prestigious university who was 52 years old. Despite his age, the professor named Jun (Toyokawa Atsushi) has no wife or unmarried yet.
Interestingly, Tsumugi had a crush on the Professor. Knowing that June initially didn’t accept as the two were far apart in terms of age. However, Jun’s heart begins to feel the turmoil of his romance with Tsumugi.
2. Sexy Battle Girls
In 1986, director Mototsugu Watanabe worked on a film called Sexy Battle Girls. The film also featured a successful semi-Japanese film of its time. Starring Yukijiro Hotaru, Ayumi Taguchi, Kyoko Hashimoto and Yutaka Ikejima, the film has also been successfully watched by audiences to date.
Not only showing the adult side, the film also depicts the corrupt practices of a school headmaster, who sells his students to philanthropists outside the school. Interestingly, this action is performed by one of his students named Mirai (Kyoko Hashimoto).
Mirai also tries to find out more about the principal’s motive. Mirai tries to prove himself as good as he can, as a result, Mirai’s father is called by the school for slander and the reputation of the school.
Because the principal has humiliated his father, Mirai vows to take revenge on the principal and will reveal his dark side to the public.
3. Norwegian Wood
Norwegian Wood is one of the semi-Japanese films adapted from the novel by Haruki Murakami, which was eventually adapted on the big screen by Tran Anh Hung. The film tells the story of a lover whose love story is rife with inconclusive feelings.
Because Tore Watanabe (Kenichi Matsuyama) still has feelings for her ex-boyfriend and first love, Naoko. As a result, her relationship with Midori (Rinko Kikuchi) doesn’t go as expected.
Toure is forced to face two choices, namely clinging to his past or trying to rise to love with all his heart for Midori. Apart from this, the film also managed to show its success by being nominated for the Oscar for the Best Foreign Film category.
4. L-DK: Two Loves Under One Roof
L-DK: Two Loves Under One Roof is a film adapted from Ayu Watanabe’s popular manga by L-DK, first published in 2009 and finished in 2017.
The film tells the story of a teenage romantic love interest, played by Mone Kamishirashi, as Aoi Nishimori and Yosuke Sugino as Shusei Kugayama. The two fell in love with each other and decided to live together in a secret way.
However, Shusei’s cousin, Ron Kugayama (Ryusei Yokohama) accidentally makes them both fall in love. In the end, Shusei and Aoi choose to let Ron stay with them. Problems arise when Ron has a crush on Aoi. They are also involved in a love triangle story in this semi-Japanese film.
Editor: Hadith Abdillah