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My Love Story!!

Hayato Kawai

Takeo (Ryohei Suzuki) is a lovable giant admired by his fellow male students but struggling to find his own love story – girls tend to be repelled by his hulking looks or fall for his best friend (Kentaro Sakaguchi). That is until the day he saves Rinko (Mei Nagano) from a pervert...

"A live adaptation of the unique manga..."

A live adaptation of the unique manga, which has also been turned into a TV anime, follows the slapstick romantic antics of a pure-hearted and sincere guy who looks like a meathead. The film recreates the humorous appearance of the characters in the original story, with lead actor Ryohei Suzuki putting on 30kg for the role.

My Love Story!! screens as part of The Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme 2020. See any two films in our selection for £10!

Organised by the Japan Foundation with Major Support from Japan Airlines, Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation and Yakult, with Sponsorship in Kind from SUQQU and the Japan Centre.