Shiori (Japanese Movie)

Shiori (Japanese Movie)Profile

  • Movie: Bookmark (literal title)
  • Romaji: Shiori
  • Japanese: 栞
  • Director: Yusuke Sakakibara
  • Writer: Yasunori Matake, Yusuke Sakakibara
  • Producer:
  • Cinematographer:
  • Release Date: Fall, 2018
  • Runtime:
  • Language: Japanese
  • Country: Japan


Masaya Takano (Takahiro Miura) lives apart from his father Minoru (Shingo Tsurumi) and younger sister Haruka (Sei Shiraishi). His mother died when he was young. He works as a physical therapist at a hospital. One day, his father Minoru enters the hospital. Watching his father getting weaker and his patient’s condition worsening, Masaya feels a sense of helplessness. A new patient is admitted who suffered an injury during a rugby game. Masaya is impressed with his new patient as he lives his life hard. Masaya soon regains his enthusiasm for his work.


  1. Story was developed from director Yusuke Sakakibara’s experience as a physical therapist.
  2. Sei Shiraishi was selected to play Haruka Takano after participating in auditions with 300 other contestants.


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