'One Week Friends.'
“One Week Friends.”



“Wagamama Kimama Tabikibun,” premieres Thursday, Nov. 7 at 8:35 p.m.

In “Wagamama Kimama Tabikibun,” locals show you places that are not on guidebooks. This program brings you the most exciting local travel experiences. Fully subtitled in English.

“Itsuka Nemuri ni Tsuku Hi (When One Day I Will Sleep),” premiers Monday, Nov. 18 at 7:35 p.m.

A second year high school student, Hotaru has spent the last few years crushing on her classmate, Ren. Unable to find the courage to confess her feelings, Hotaru has become something of an expert in unrequited love. There’s just one problem, Hotaru has been asleep for a month and now has only nineteen days in which to resolve her regrets. Fully subtitled in English.

“Semiotoko (Cicada Boy),” premiers Friday, Nov. 29 at 7:35 p.m.

A cicada was born in the garden of Utsusemi-So apartment in the outskirts of Tokyo. The cicada shouts “Finally, I made it!” and emerges from the ground – but at that very moment, he sees a woman falling toward him. The cicada accepts his death, but she manages to avoid him. The cicada sees loneliness in her face, and decides to become a human to grant her wish as a token of his gratitude for saving his life. Seven-day love story of a beautiful cicada prince and a post prime woman in her 30’s. Fully subtitled in English.

NGN 3 MOVIE CHANNEL (Spectrum Digital Ch. 679/HD 1679)

Premiere titles air on Friday. “Movie of the Month” premieres on the first Saturday. Movies are shown at various times. Check your digital on–screen guide for movie schedules, using either the GUIDE or INFO buttons (up to one week ahead). Or call NGN, Mon.–Fri. from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 538–1966 for inquiries or to request an e–mail of NGN 3 programming information. All movies are in Japanese language with full English subtitles.

Movie of the Month

“Isshukan Friends (One Week Friends),” 2017 drama, 2 hours and 1 minute.

Directed by Shosuke Murakami. Starring Haruna Kawaguchi and Kento Yamazaki.

Yuki wants to be friends with his high school classmate Kaori who always keeps to herself. One day he takes the courage to talk to her but she tells him, “I lose all memory of my friends at the end of each week”. Still eager to befriend Kaori, Yuki approaches her every Monday when her memory is reset, “Please be friends with me!” They slowly build up their friendship by exchanging a diary.

Movies in Alphabetical Order

“Beranme Geisha (The Prickly Mouthed Geisha),” 1959 comedy/drama, 1 hour and 26 minutes.

Directed by Eiichi Koishi. Starring Hibari Misora and Shinji Ebara.

Young geisha, Koharu, is in love with Kenichi, an apprentice carpenter to her father Seigoro. Their love life comes to a sudden halt after an argument between their two fathers. Can their love survive in spite of the bitterness between their two families?

“Chiyari Muso (Blooded Spear),” 1959 jidaigeki, 1 hour and 40 minutes.

Directed by Yasushi Sasaki. Starring Chiezo Kataoka, Hashizo Okawa and Hiromi Hanazono.

While waiting for an opportunity for revenge on his late master’s death, Ako soldier Sugino meets a skilled spear fighter Tawaraboshi Genban who trains him on mastering the art of spear fighting.

“Fuefuki Doji Kanketsuhen Mangetsujo no Gaika (Clan Revival 3),” 1954 jidaigeki/action film, 55 minutes.

Directed by Ryo Hagiwara. Starring Ryunosuke Tsukigata, Chiyonosuke Azuma and Kinnosuke Nakamura.

The final episode of the adventures of two brothers, Hagimaru and Kikumaru. Hagimaru escapes from the curse of the Scull Mask while Kikumaru continues his fight against the evil Kojiro.


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