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Yoru wa mijikashi aruke yo otome (2017)

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The story of the titular girl known only as "Otome" and her insanely long night of partying and drinking-complete with a book fair, festival, and many adventures in between. It is also the ... See full summary »

Director:

Masaaki Yuasa

Writers:

Tomihiko Morimi (based on the novel by), Makoto Ueda (screenplay)
2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Gen Hoshino ... Senpai (voice)
Kana Hanazawa Kana Hanazawa ... Kurokami no otome (voice)
Hiroshi Kamiya ... Gakuensai jimukyoku-chô (voice)
Ryûji Akiyama Ryûji Akiyama ... Pantsu sôbanchô (voice)
Kazuya Nakai Kazuya Nakai ... Higuchi Shishô (voice)
Yûko Kaida Yûko Kaida ... Hanuki-san (voice)
Hiroyuki Yoshino Hiroyuki Yoshino ... Furuhonichi no kamisama (voice)
Seiko Niizuma Seiko Niizuma ... Noriko-san (voice)
Jun'ichi Suwabe ... Nise-Jôgasaki (voice)
Aoi Yûki ... Princess Daruma (voice)
Ami Koshimizu Ami Koshimizu ... Naoko-san (voice)
Sôichi Nakaoka Sôichi Nakaoka ... Kôsaka (voice)
Kentarô Kokado Kentarô Kokado ... Gakuensai jimukyoku fukuchô / Ômu (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ryûichi Abe Ryûichi Abe ... (voice)
Nobuyuki Hiyama ... Johnny (voice)
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Storyline

The story of the titular girl known only as "Otome" and her insanely long night of partying and drinking-complete with a book fair, festival, and many adventures in between. It is also the story of "Senpai," her upper class man who has been attempting to get closer to her by "coincidentally" running into her again and again. However, on this night, meeting up with her may be the greatest challenge of his life.

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Taglines:

Kôshite deatta no mo, nanika no goen. (Meeting like this so often, it's due to fate.)


Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »
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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

7 April 2017 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

The Night Is Short, Walk On Girl See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$14,380, 26 August 2018, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$406,490, 4 October 2018
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The film was part of the line-up at Japanese Canadian Film Festival in Toronto in 2018. See more »

Quotes

Rihaku-san: The night is short! Walk on, girl!
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Connections

Referenced in AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: The Puppet Master (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Kôya o aruke
(Walk in the wilderness)
Written by Masafumi Gotô
Arranged and performed by Asian Kung-Fu Generation (as ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION)
Theme song
Played during the end credits
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Very creative
22 August 2018 | by Red_IdentitySee all my reviews

This film can best be described as a collection of very funny, very strange, and very creative images and ideas packed into the narrative of two primary leads. Its unpredictability makes it a ton of fun to watch.


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