Matchmaking Cruise こいのわ 婚活クルージング

© Koinowa” Production Committtee


Based on an actual marriage partner search event, Death Note director Shusuke Kaneko, gathers an extravagant cast for a new romantic comedy in praise of love!
Death Note (’06) director, Shusuke Kaneko, brings a joyfully uplifting film about mature adult marriage inspired by the Hiroshima prefectural government’s policy to redress the low birthrate in Japan’s provincial cities, dubbed “Koi no Wa Project” (lit. “Circle of Love Project”). Kaneko, whose specializes in high-entertainment blockbusters tries his hand at a feel-good love story with a humorous touch. The film assembles a luxurious cast stars veteran actor Morio Kazama (“Honnoji Hotel”, ’17 & “Scanner: The Man Who Reads Memory Fragments”, ’16) and Nana Katase (“I Am a Hero”, ’17 & “Death Note II: The Last Name” (’06), along with Tomoko Fujita, Norito Yashima, Miho Shiraishi, Shinobu Nakayama, Megumi Kobashi, Keita Machida (of Gekidan EXILE) and Nao Oikawa.


A wealthy magnate, suddenly removed as company president, meets a singular beauty and single magazine editor. But they’re 30 years apart and they quickly start fighting. But is that a sign of chemistry? A love story for grown adults with honesty issues.
Seiichiro Kadowaki (Morio Kazama) is a 65-year-old divorced but successful founder and owner of electronics retail stores in Hiroshima. Out of blue, he is fired by his own company because of the extravagant development cost he spent on a new product. Defiantly then he decides to start marriage hunting and find a partner to spend his second life with. The first woman he meets is beautiful editor Nagi Yamamoto (Nana Katase), yet their date ends up in fighting. Through meeting a woman one after another, Seiichiro starts seeing the great need in the society for marriage and tries to find a way to make marriage hunting more efficient. Finally, he organizes a luxurious cruising event for all the marriage seekers and Nagi shows up as well. Are they going to find the one?!

Morio Kazama (風間杜夫), Nana Katase (片瀬那奈)
Nao Oikawa (及川奈央), Miho Shiraishi (白石美帆), Norito Yashima (八嶋智人)
Shusuke Kaneko (金子修介)
Iwone Maki (牧五百音), Shusuke Kaneko (金子修介)
Japan release
November 11, 2017
105 min.
Romance, Comedy
Technical Specs
Color / 1:2.35 / Digital / 5.1ch