I know Studio Ghibli well you are so right — definitely keep tissues at hand if watching Grave of the Fireflies. One minor observation when I watch popular Japanese movies well known to outside foreigners is that you will always find an actor or actress you are familiar with. I just have to make sure I do it on a day where I can afford to go get sushi afterward. He recognizes the woman as a teacher and club adviser from his high school days, and his long-time crush. I can recommend: The Birth of Sake. Set in a small restaurant in the corner of a shopping district. For the first time in 10 years, she came back to spend two weeks in Japan, meeting and catching up with her old friends.
The drama was absolutely excellent but the English translation was abysmal. I searched in your blog but i couldn't find it so you probably didn't watch it. At the heart of Kamome Diner, food has a powerful way to bring people together and of self-discovery. I guess this show's audience is predominately men. Then, an older, smart-looking woman, Ichikawa Chizuru Tsumiki Miho comes and orders the same dish, too. I love miniature stuff, so that was a lovely film! A short scene that establishes Masashi's turmoil after he learns the truth and Rumi chatter implies the issues that nag at Masahi and Ikumi's thoughts.
Each episode focuses on the experiences of an individual patron and can be watched independently. From Up On Poppy Hill. After quickly closing his own bar, Kosuzu Ayata Toshiki arrives just in time as well, along with Kou Yoshimi Yukihiro. Really should get the dvd! These words are from Season 2 Episode 9. Spirited Away is bound to ignite your imagination. It follows the same formula as the first season. As the title suggests, he even dreams about sushi in his sleep.
I would definitely add to the list of classic movies Tokyo Monogatari Tokyo Story directed by Ozu. Hi Namiko-san, I appreciated this movie list very much. Dear Nami, Seems like you have similar taste in movies as me! He is the proprietor of Sukiyabashi Jiro, a 10-seat, sushi-only restaurant located in a Tokyo subway station. She thinks such behavior is unethical and unprofessional. The encounters between the owner, food and customers are humorous and at times heartrending. Never tire of watching it again….
So I suggest you better have some snacks with, at least you will have something with you while watching this delicious movie. I want to suggest it and I surely do, especially for those who love drama films with a moderate pace. The most recognizable character in the movie is Ken Watanabe. In the first two episodes, a woman and her two friends arrive at the restaurant, but the camera seems more interested in a name-brand bowl of instant noodles. An ecstatic Gen goes out drinking with Chizuru, and in his drunken state, admits his love for her. And I like how the show rewards loyal viewers with references to previous episodes in subtle manner. One of the magical creatures they meet is Totoro, a huge friendly bear.
Set in a small restaurant in the corner of a shopping district. I hope you are well away from the risk of floods, Nami. Sign up for the free delivered to your inbox! Other than the whaling, I don't see the reasons to I hate this beautiful country and its people. For example the scene establishing that Masashi can't forget Ikumi as he eats nikogori at the diner while Rumi talks to two other patrons about her confidence and strong sense of self worth while the two chide that her new love interest is only buttering her up. The mood is similar to season 1: melancholy and bittersweet.
Master thinks they might be mutual enemies from their previous lives. Everyone revels in Meshiya's warmth and friendly atmosphere, as they usher in the New Year together. He finds himself confronted by Tokue, a woman in her mid-seventies with some deformities applying for the position when he puts up Help Wanted sign in his window. It makes you laugh and cry in equal amounts. I won't list of every scene but basically every shot in episode 4 had a purpose or two.
The unusual eatery is only open after midnight, and its standard menu consists of just a single choice. No need to spell everything out to the audience. Follows the story of a group of high school students attempting to save a historic building on their campus in 1963 Yokohama. It will change the taste. This drama depicts the lives of the restaurant's patrons, including a yakuza, an unsuccessful actor, a group of office ladies, a newspaper delivery boy, and a stripper.