Her Sketchbook


Her Sketchbook

Monday 2 March 2020 | 7:30 pm


The Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme

Happiness is A State of Mind: Joy and Despair in Japanese Cinema

Mami (KADOWAKI Mugi) is an otaku and a hikikomori (shut-in). Worried about her future, Mami’s father finds her a job as a videogame tester, where she meets Ryotaro (MIURA Takahiro). Encouraged by him to draw game characters for the company, she takes her first tentative steps towards new opportunities.

Organised by the Japan Foundation with Major Support from Japan Airlines, Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation, and Yakult, with Sponsorship in Kind from SUQQU and the Japan Centre, and in Cultural Partnership with Modern Culture.


Find out more about the Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme 2020.

Ticket prices:

Standard £8.00 Concession £7.00 Member £6.50

Certificate: 12A

Length: 106 mins

Director: Ozaki Masaya

Cast: Kadowaki Mugi, Miura Takahiro

Language: Japanese with English subtitles

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Monday 2 March 2020 | 7:30 pm

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