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Wood Job! (2014)

Wood Job!: Kamusari nânâ Nichijô (original title)
After failing to get into university, a soft city boy randomly picks a job in forestry.

Director:

Shinobu Yaguchi

Writers:

Shiwon Miura (based on the novel by), Shinobu Yaguchi (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Masami Nagasawa ... Naoki Ishii
Shôta Sometani ... Yuki Hirano
Hideaki Itô ... Yoki Iida
Nana Seino ... Reina Takahashi
Akira Emoto Akira Emoto ... Toshiro Yamane
Naomi Nishida Naomi Nishida ... Yuko Nakamura
Ken Mitsuishi Ken Mitsuishi ... Seiichi Nakamura
Yûka Yûka ... Miki Iida
Yoshimasa Kondô Yoshimasa Kondô ... Forestry Association Director
Ken Aoki Ken Aoki ... Chikara Naito
Mao Asou Mao Asou ... (as Mao Asô)
Yuriko Hirooka Yuriko Hirooka ... Yuki Hirano's Mom
Makita Sports Makita Sports ... Iwao Tanabe
Furukawa Yuki Furukawa Yuki ... Shoji Hasegawa
Shunpei Kawagoishi Shunpei Kawagoishi ... Shimizu
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Storyline

After failing his university entrance examinations and being left by his girlfriend, Yuki Hirano decides to join a forestry training program only to discover that the job is much harder than he expected working under his high demanding boss.

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Genres:

Adventure | Comedy

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

10 May 2014 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Wood Job! See more »

Filming Locations:

Tokyo, Japan See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$5,540,404
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Crazy Credits

After the credits at the end of the film there is a shot of the new brochure for the trainee job with Yuki on the cover instead of Naoki. See more »

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21 August 2018 | by BlissQuestSee all my reviews

An education on Japanese rural culture with a touch of comedy. There are a few silly, dull moments, but overall the film is quite enjoyable.


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