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Yûsaku Suzuki ...
Hanada, Akira
Shingo Mizuno ...
Hikawa, Kôichi
Yuria Haga ...
Kimura, tamayo
Yûya Suzuki ...
Nomura, Shun
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Abe, Chisato
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Fujisaki, Rika
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Kinoshita, Osamu
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Kazuka Ishii ...
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Hôka Kinoshita ...
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Kyôji Matsumoto ...
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Kumi Nakamura ...
Nomura's mother
Masashi Ono ...
Komiya
Kyôtaro Shimizu ...
Samejima, Takashi
Kanji Tsuda ...
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Bittersweet
27 August 2000 | by (Montreal, Canada) – See all my reviews

The little joys, the little sorrows of a schoolboy in modern Japan make for a delicious quiet movie. The first half is dedicated to the mischievous antics of Akira and his buddies but soon things become dramatic. This movie is about friendship and loyalty. It is well done and funny.


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