ジンクス!!! / Jinx!!!

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Release date: 16 November, 2013
Directed by: Kumazawa Naoto
Runtime: 122 mins
Distributed by: T-Joy
Theme song: “Kioku ~Kimi ga Kureta Michishirube” by T-ara

Synopsis:

Ji-Ho, an exchange student from Korea, is adamant about getting her new socially awkward friend, Kaede, together with Kaede’s crush, a seemingly reserved boy named Yusuke. Ji-Ho’s boyfriend died in a tragic accident so she hopes that Kaede can attain the happiness that she herself has lost. How will she go about it within her short 3-month stay in Japan?

Cast:

Hyomin as Yoon Ji-Ho
Shimizu Kurumi as Yamaguchi Kaede
Yamazaki Kento as Nomura Yusuke
Matsuzaka Hayato as Ochiai Motoki

DVD release (14 March, 2014):

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Purchase @ Amazon JPCDJapan | HMV

Participated in:

26th Tokyo International Film Festival,
17 to 25 October, 2013 – World Premiere
14th Nippon Connection (Germany),
27 May to 1 June, 2014 – European Premiere

Trailer:

Notes:

  • The filming location in Japan was in Kitakyushu (Fukuoka), and took place in February/March 2013.
  • This movie was released in Taiwan on 9 January, 2014.
  • Yamaguchi Kaede’s twitter @kazenoki_
  • Nomura Yusuke’s twitter @_nomuyou

Related translations @ Yamazaki Kento’s official blog:

[Message] 20130212 –  Konbanwa,
[Message] 20130227 – Day after day
[Message] 20130313 – Banwa.
[Message] 20131016 – Tokyo International Film Festival
[Message] 20131113 – Opening Day Stage Greeting has been decided
[Message] 20131121 – Stage Greeting Decided in a Hurry!!
[Message] 20131121 – Konbanwa
[Message] 20131126 – Jinx!!!

Press Conference held at Kitakyushu City Office (18 February, 2013):

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Stage greeting limited to female high school students (7 November, 2013):

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Interview with Kento and Kurumi-chan:
Ito Satori Vol.66 “Jinx!!!”

Opening day stage greeting (16 November, 2013):

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Video clip by Maidigi

Tokyo International Film Festival
Opening Event – Green Carpet (17 October, 2013):

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Talk Event with Kento & Director Kumazawa (20 October, 2013):

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Stage greeting (25 November, 2013):

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Stills:

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