Her Sketchbook | 世界は今日から君のもの J-Film

Drama

Presented by JICC, Embassy of Japan and Japan Commerce Association of Washington, D.C., Inc.


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Starring Mugi Kadowaki, awarded Best New Actress (Ai no uzu, 2014) at the Kinema Junpo Awards and nominated for Best Actress (Dare to Stop Us, 2018) by the Nikkan Sports Film Awards

Mami rarely leaves home since she dropped out from middle school. She has been escaping reality by immersing herself in copying her favorite manga and illustrations in her room full of books and comics. Her father, Eisuke, worries a lot about her ever since he divorced with her mother, Mika.

One day, Eisuke finds Mami a part-time job as a video game tester to find and report bugs in the company’s products. She accepts, thinking she can stay isolated from other people, until her colleague, Ryotaro, finds out her talent for drawing pictures. By getting involved with new people and society, Mami tries to step out into a new world, but after years of mimicking other people’s works, she is unable to create something of her own…

Starring Mugi Kadowaki, Takahiro Miura, Makita Sports, You

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