Densha otoko (Train Man) (2005)
Average Rating: 7.1/10
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A socially-challenged otaku (Japanese slang for "geek") saves an attractive female from the unwanted advances of a lecherous salaryman while commuting on the local train route, only to become infatuated with the kind and thankful woman in a romantic comedy that takes its cue from a real-life romantic encounter. Densha Otoko (Takayuki Yamada) may not have much experience with the ladies, but what he lacks in romantic know-how he more than makes up for in gentlemanly instinct. When Densha notices
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If nothing else, this breezily entertaining fable ups the ante on depicting modern communication. I haven't seen a film that has more characters online or on a cell phone or both.
A simple tale of beauty, the geek and the Internet, this Japanese romantic comedy follows the halting courtship of a 22-year-old nerd and his subway crush.
Train Man: Densha Otoko is a lot like its protagonist: sweet, weird, and likable despite some irritating quirks.
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