Brain Man - No Otoko
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- Movie: The Brain Man (English & literal title)
- Romaji: No Otoko
- Japanese: 脳男
- Director: Tomoyuki Takimoto
- Writer: Urio Shudo (novel), Izuru Narushima, Katsuhiko Manabe
- Producer: Ryouki Hironao, Yoichi Arishige
- Cinematographer: Toyomichi Kurita
- Release Date: February 9, 2013
- Runtime: 125 min.
- Genre: Action / Mystery / Sci-Fi
- Distributor: Toho
- Language: Japanese
- Country: Japan
In a small town in Japan, a series of seemingly random explosion cases occur. Ichiro Suzuki knowns as "Brain Man" is fingered as an accomplice. Midorikawa works on the explosion case.
The mysterious man known as "Brain Man" has outstanding memory, high intelligence and a perfect body, but doesn't seem to have human emotions. Neurosurgeon Mariko Washiya (Yasuko Matsuyuki), who has her own personal trauma, believes that human nature is fundamentally good and tries to save criminals. She then becomes interested in Brain Man and works to uncover the truth. Meanwhile, Detective Chaya (Yosuke Eguchi) tracks down Brain Man.
- Based on novel "No Otoko" (literally "Brain Man") by Urio Shudo. Novel is the winner of the 46th Edogawa Rampo Award.
|Toma Ikuta||Yasuko Matsuyuki||Yosuke Eguchi||Fumi Nikaido||Rina Ohta|
|Ichiro Suzuki||Mariko Washiya||Detective Chaya||Noriko Midorikawa||Yuria Mizusawa|
|Kensuke Owada||Shota Sometani||Ken Mitsuishi||Masahiro Komoto||Yukiyoshi Ozawa|
|Renji Ishibashi||Isao Natsuyagi|
Additional Cast Members:
- Kai Kobayashi - Ichiro Suzuki (child)
- 2013 (17th) Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival - July 18-28, 2013 - World Fantastic Cinema *Korean Premiere
- 2014 (30th) Imagine: Amsterdam Fantastic Film Festival - April 9-18, 2014