Former AKB48 member takes leading role in film directed by Yuki Tanada
Former AKB48 member Yuko Oshima stars as a train attendant in Romance, an upcoming film directed by Yuki Tanada that promises to evoke a sense of wistful nostalgia.
Oshima plays Hachiko Hojo, an attendant who sells lunches on the Odakyu Romancecar train line, a luxury express line that runs to tourist locations such as Hakone and Odawara. One day, Hachiko encounters Yoichi Sakuraba (Koji Ookura), a film producer who convinces her to take a day-trip to Hakone. The trip causes Hachiko to reflect on her past.
Romance hits Japanese theaters on August 29, 2015.
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