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  • Movie: Sori Nokoshita Natsu
  • Country: Japan
  • Duration: 55 min.
  • Rating: Not Yet Rated

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  • Ranked: #99999
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Sori Nokoshita Natsu (2009)

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Kiryuuin Shou is in 3rd year in High School, his friend Jun is heartbroken by his cheating ex-boyfriend Kenji. Kiryuuin and Jun go to the beach to have fun and to meet some new guys. Kiryuuin nearly dies... But he is saved by a sexy lifeguard: Kyan.

  • Native title: 剃り残した夏
  • Also Known as: Summer of leftover stubbles; Golden Bomber Movie.
  • Genres: Friendship, Comedy, Romance
  • Country: Japan
  • Type: Movie
  • Release Date: Jul 29, 2009
  • Duration: 55 min.
  • Score: 6.3 (scored by 13 users)
  • Ranked: #99999
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RisefromBlackAshes
2 people found this review helpful
Mar 3, 2017
Overall 2.0
Story 2.0
Acting/Cast 4.0
Music 2.0
Rewatch Value 1.0
Oh man... I watched this for Kyan, he's my favorite member of Golden Bomber, and that's the only thing that sustained me through this film. It was bad. Bad as in bad, and bad as in parody.

The story is Kiryuuin wanting to fall in love the summer after his third year of high school. his best friend Jun has recently broken up with Kenji. To start off their boy hunting they go to the beach where Kyan works, and things take off from there.

Taking this as a parody; it was actually pretty good. It covers the usual tropes with romance series, and with BL series. No problems there. But the way it was shot... God awful. I can swear to you that some of the scenes were shot on the kind of camera you can pick up at a general store. It's not good quality with zoom in's or stability overall of scenes. I would attribute the poor filming if it were later, but it's 2009... At other times, their mouthes and dialogue didn't match up so I'm 90% sure some of the scenes were dubbed over and it's terribly obvious.

Really everyone couldn't hold this together acting wise; the majority of Golden Bomber sucks at acting. The over-acted scenes are hard to separate from the 'regular' acting scenes. It's not the fun cringey so much as the cringe, cringey but it did have me laughing. Kyan was a surprise gem for me to see in this film, as his line delivery and scenes were the easiest to watch.

Golden Bomber's songs, while I like them overpowered a lot of the dialogue when played. It got annoying and cut into what would be salvageable scenes and completely lost them. While only an hour long, I can't say I'll be watching this film again.

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