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After being forced to resign from her publishing company job when her magazine goes out of circulation, office worker Haname Jinchoge (Kumiko Aso) is given the name of her real father-Noburo Jinchoge when her mother (Keiko Matsuzaka) falls into a coma after nearly drowning in a pond while searching for kappa. Unsure if Noburo (Morio Kazama) is her father, Haname decides to visit him but tells him that she is a distant relative, he happens to be the shopkeeper at an odd antiquities shop called Light Bulb Co., working for her father is a punk rocker named Gas (Ryo Kase).

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  1. Satoshi Miki

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Kumiko Asou

    Kumiko Asou

    Haname Jinchoge

  2. Ryo Kase

    Ryo Kase


  3. Morio Kazama

    Morio Kazama


  4. Keiko Matsuzaka

    Keiko Matsuzaka

    Midori Jinchoge

  5. Shôko Aida

    Shôko Aida

    Wakako Ihyama

  6. Takashi Sasano

    Takashi Sasano


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Original Title インスタント沼

Status Released

Original Language Japanese

Runtime 1h 59m

Budget -

Revenue -

Homepage -

Release Information

  • May 23, 2009



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