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- Movie: Softboys / Softball Boys
- Romaji: Sofutoboi
- Japanese: ソフトボーイ
- Director: Keisuke Toyoshima
- Writer: Tamio Hayashi
- Cinematographer: Osamu Fujiishi
- Release Date: June 19, 2010
- Runtime: 114 min.
- Production Company: Toei
- Distributer: Toei
- Language: Japanese
- Country: Japan
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki Staff ©
High school student Noguchi (Kento Kaku) learns that there isn't a single male softball team in the nearby area. He figures if he starts up a softball team, they are sure thing to go to the national tournament. He then persuades his friend Onitsuka (Kento Nagayama) to help him start a softball club. Once Noguchi and Onitsuka rounds up enough players, they teams preps to win one all important game in the tournament.
- Based on the true story of the Ushizu High School in Saga Prefecture, Japan.
- After Japan's softball team won the gold medal in the 2008 Beijing Olympics, the sport has become increasingly popular in the country.
- The Japan Softball Association will provide assistance with the filming of "Soft Boy".
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