Sci-fi writer Sakutaro (Kusanagi Tsuyoshi) and bank employee Setsuko (Takeuchi Yuko) met at as high school freshmen during their summer vacation. Since that time, the couple has always been together and eventually married. One day, Setsuko complains of a stomach ache and is hospitalized. Sakutaro then learns that his wife has colon cancer. Sakutaro takes the advice from his doctor that laughter helps the immune system and proceeds to write a short story for his wife every day. At first, Setsuko was expected to live for only 1 more year, but she lived for 5 more years and Sakutaro eventually wrote 1,778 short stories for his wife.
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1,778 Stories of Me and My Wife
- Main Title: 1,778 Stories of Me and My Wife
- Native title: 僕と妻の1,778の物語
- Also Known as: Boku to tsuma no 1778 no monogatari
- Released Date: January 15, 2011
Average Duration 2 hr. 19 min.
- Genres: Romance
- Score: 7.67 (scored by 54 users)
- Ranked: #228
- Popularity: #905
- Members: 129
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