Today's Kira-kun

Today's Kira-kun (2017)

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Ninon Okamura is a high school student who doesn't have any friends at school and likes to walk around with a parrot on her shoulder. Other students think the parrot is a stuffed animal, but it is a real parrot. Meanwhile, Yuiji Kira is Ninon’s classmate. He enjoys his school days harassing other students and dating various girls, but his secret is that he is terminally ill. Though they live next door, read morethe two never talked to each other at school. Ninon learns from her parents that Yuiji only has a year to live. One day, Yuiji tells her that he doesn't want to be alone and to die, so Ninon promises that she will be by his side until the end.

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    Kyou no Kira-kun; Closest Love To Heaven;

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18 days ago
  • Overall 9.5
  • Story 9.0
  • Acting/Cast 10
  • Music 8.5
  • Rewatch Value 8.0
An adorably beautiful and comedic film, the protagonists are undoubtedly the differential of the film for this story, I loved the Iitoyo Marie as Nino Okamura as well as Taishi Nakagawa as Yuiji Kira both had a very good chemistry.
Based on Rin Mikimoto's series of manga "Kyo no Kira kun" (published September 13, 2011 through August 11, 2014 in the Japanese magazine shojo manga Bessatsu Friend) the film is not that read more very sticky or very cold thing, it is a very sweet romance between two teenager, the parrot has a representative role that I found a great balcony of the director. The soundtrack is very nice as is the cinematography that gives the most romantic air in this beautiful love story that is worth it.
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18 days ago
  • Overall 7.5
  • Story 7.5
  • Acting/Cast 8.0
  • Music 7.0
  • Rewatch Value 6.5
I always hesitate to watch japanese teen rom-com since its market targeted for teenager and schooler.
I give it a try just because it in my gadget :D. Yeah, once more, I don't expect anything.

Plot: Not bad. This is a light hearted movie, less dramatic and story revolves around those two, Kira and Ninon. If you have ever watched I Give My First Love to You, you will notice the similar read more plot but with different ending. I Give My First Love to You is more intense though.

Acting: It surprised me that Marie Iitoyo was able to act! I mean she looks better than in Mars. She reminds me with Tabe Mikako's first romcom movie with Haruma Miura. cmiiw
Btw, Yuna Taira looks so cute.

Verdict: If you have time to watch and don't wanna think about anything while watching rom com movie, this is for you.
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    Carolina 1 day ago

    Watching now... I like it. :)

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    Tatiane 2 days ago

    so sweet

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    daisydeath 5 days ago - edited

    I plan on watching soon. I just want to know if it has a sad ending seeing how it is dealing with illness.

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    K-Freak 5 days ago

    Total waste of time. I maybe feel like this since the theme of a lethal illness is so cliche but I also didn't like the actress and her character who was just plain dumb. I hate dumb female protagonists sooo...

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    HappyFlower 9 days ago - edited

    Can someone recommend movie as good as this one

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      Soumya 4 days ago

      You can watch one week friends. It's a good movie

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      Rukpop 3 days ago

      Orange is also good

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    DhiyaSachiko 9 days ago

    I just want to say that beside the good story line which i love it , i mostly fangirling throughout the movie cause of Nakagawa Taishi (yeah im a fan of him) . He seems to be good looking throughout the movie , but of course he is VERY GOOD LOOKING

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    Vanessa 10 days ago - edited

    since kissasian is down could someone please send me a link where I can watch it

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    beep90 10 days ago

    omg im in looooveee

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    Joonie 11 days ago

    So much chemistry (and kisses)!!!! One of the things that bothers me the most on japanese dramas/movies is that I can't seem to connect with the characters, but I didn't have the same problem with this movie. A really simple, even cliche story, but wonderfully executed and well-acted!

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    Antonin 12 days ago - edited

    "one year to live"

    oh boy, should I even dive in? lol

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    MiraiArtx 15 days ago - edited
    Reveal Spoiler »
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    Neyjour 15 days ago - edited

    I'd really like to watch this, but the "terminally ill" in the synopsis scares me. Does it have a sad/tragic ending? (Please don't forget to hide behind a "Spoiler"!)

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    Ashleyxx 16 days ago

    The beginning was a bit meh but this was super cute! They had great chemistry.

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    Akaisora 16 days ago - edited

    During the ending credits, those two looked 100% like an actual real-life couple. A very cute movie, definitely left me smiling.

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      Megane 10 days ago

      That's the Taishi-effect! Even in My Little Lover he has a great chem w/ Yamamoto Maika too <3 He's such a sweet kid and talented actor!

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    nar 17 days ago

    one of the cutest ~shippable~ couples ever!!


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    Feb 25, 2017
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    1 hr. 49 min.


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    8.1 (scored by 462 users)
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