Love Disease

Love DiseaseProfile

  • Movie: Love Disease
  • Romaji: Ai no Yamai
  • Japanese: 愛の病
  • Director: Kota Yoshida
  • Writer: Hitoshi Ishikawa
  • Producer: Toshiki Kimura, Kimiaki Tasaka
  • Cinematographer: Moritada Iju
  • Release Date: January 6, 2018
  • Runtime: 96 min.
  • Genre: Crime / Based on True Story
  • Distributor: AMG Entertainment
  • Language: Japanese
  • Country: Japan


Young single mother Emiko (Saori Seto) uses factory worker Shinnosuke (Amane Okayama) for money. They met through an online dating website and Shinnosuke is completely in love with her. Meanwhile, Emiko’s ex-husband is demanding money from her.

One day, Emiko meets construction worker Akira (Masayasu Yagi). She falls in love with him at first sight, but Akira is devoted to taking care of his disabled older sister Kasumi (Maho Yamada). Emiko decides to kill Kasumi to have Akira for herself. She calls Shinnosuke to take part in her plan.


  1. Movie is based on a true story. The incident involved Ayako Harada and Kentaro Aki. They met through an online dating website. On July 7, 2002, Ayako Harada and Kentaro Aki murdered a woman who was the sister of a man Ayako Harada liked.



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