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Based on the much beloved novel by Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood is the story of Watanabe and Naoko. The common bond between them is Kizuki, Watanabe’s best friend and Naoko’s first boyfriend.
Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac, adaptation of the Japanese novel by Gabrielle Zevin of the same name, stars popular Japanese actor/idol Horikita Maki as Naomi, who loses the memory of her boyfriend and her male best friend.
On this issue?
The Brothers Bloom, Tsumiki no Ie (La Maison en Petits Cubes), Tea Date, Up, and a bunch of blockbuster films – on the music front? The Sounds, Shiina Ringo, SNDS, 2PM, Green Day and Shinee. Plus, Yu Aoi, Life on Mars and House M.D.
There seems to be an Asian storm coming. Now with the MTV Asian-centric MTV Iggy, and the success of films like Tokyo Sonata at Cannes Film Festival, Departures at the Academy Awards, and even the first Asian-American Pixar character! There is a lot of Asia coming our way.