The Name

The NameProfile

  • Movie: The Name
  • Romaji: Namae
  • Japanese: 名前
  • Director: Akihiro Toda
  • Writer: Yusuke Moriguchi
  • Producer: Shinsuke Mae
  • Cinematographer: Kenichi Negishi
  • Release Date: June 30, 2018
  • Runtime: 114 min.
  • Distributor: Argo Pictures
  • Language: Japanese
  • Country: Japan

Plot Synopsis by The AsianWiki Staff ©

Masao (Kanji Tsuda) is a middle-aged man. His company went bankrupt and his wife left him. He also holds the painful memory of his stillbirth daughter. Masao lives in Ibaraki and he uses other people’s names. A strange female high school student (Ren Komai) appears in front of him.


  1. Filming begins summer, 2016 and takes place in (Toride, Moriya, Tsukubamirai and Tone) Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan. Filming finishes September, 2016.



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