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Our next J-Film is WE MAKE ANTIQUES! OSAKA DREAMS by director TAKE Masaharu. The hilarious and heartwarming series has a brand-new story. Don’t worry if you did not catch the first two. This third installment is a great time to jump right in!

Norio and Sasuke both have an eye for antiques. They’re competent (more or less), and their hearts are in the right place. In this installment of the We Make Antiques! film series, they find themselves on different sides of a race to find a rare tea bowl.

Among the prized set of artifacts used by feudal ruler TOYOTOMI Hideyoshi, the one item yet to be recovered is a rare tea bowl called “The Phoenix.” An antique dealer, Norio, is recruited by a major firm to help them find the bowl, while the skilled but struggling potter, Sasuke, is recruited by an avant-garde artist who wants it as inspiration for his art. Will anyone find the bowl? And what do they want with this piece of Japanese History? Have a laugh and learn a little as these two embark on another humorous and high stakes caper.

Starring NAKAI Kiichi and SASAKI Kuranosuke

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