Robo-G J-Film

Presented by JICC, Embassy of Japan and the Japan Commerce Association of Washington DC

The long-awaited, new project from director Shinobu Yaguchi of“Water Boys” “Swing Girls” and “Happy Flight” is ready to launch!

Three flunky employees of Kimura Electric — Kobayashi, Ohta and Nagai — are ordered by the company president to develop a bipedal robot to promote the company in an upcoming Robot Expo. But just one week before the big event, the robot-in-production, “New Shiokaze” is smashed to smithereens! The desperate trio hatches a plan to insert a human inside a robot and holds an audition to find a candidate that fits perfectly inside a robot costume. They choose 73-year old Shigemitsu Suzuki, a lonely, retired office worker. Little do they know that grandpa Suzuki is a crackpot...And when a robot-crazy female college student, Yoko, falls in love with “New Shiokaze,” things really begin to go haywire...

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