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- Movie: One Summer Story (English title) / Kid Does Not Understand (literal title)
- Romaji: Kodomo wa Wakatte Agenai
- Japanese: 子供はわかってあげない
- Director: Shuichi Okita
- Writer: Retto Tajima (manga), Mitsuhiko Fujiki, Shuichi Okita
- Producer: Ryuhei Tsutsui, Kenichi Yoshida, Miyuki Sato, Suguru Kubota
- Cinematographer: Akiko Ashizawa
- Release Date: August 20, 2021
- Runtime: 138 min.
- Distributor: Nikkatsu
- Language: Japanese
- Country: Japan
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki Staff ©
Minami Sakuta (Moka Kamishiraishi) is a 2nd grade high school student. She loves to swim and is a member of the swimming club. Minami Sakuta also enjoys anime and, in particular, "Maho Sakan Otome Buffalo-Koteko." She meets Shohei Moji (Kanata Hosoda), who is drawing "Maho Sakan Otome Buffalo-Koteko" on the rooftop of their school. Shohei Moji is also in the 2nd grade of high school and he is a member of the school's calligraphy club.
One day during their summer vacation, Minami Sakuta unexpectedly starts a journey to find her missing father. Shohei Moji joins her along the way. During their journey, they meet various people and undergo personal growth.
- Based on manga series "Kodomo wa Wakatte Agenai" by Retto Tajima ( published from March 6 to July 31, 2014 in Japanese seinen manga magazine Morning).
- Filming took place from July, 2019 to August, 2019.
- Movie is the first live-action film adaptation for director Shuichi Okita.
- Still images for "One Summer Story."
- Due to the outbreak of Covid-19, movie's release date has been postponed from July 3, 2020.
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