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Acclaimed director Sabu follows up on his kinetic comedy D.A.N.G.A.N. Runner with this wacky comedic thrill ride about a bored postman on a collision course with fate. Sawaki (played by Sabu regular Shinichi Tsutsumi) is a sick and tired of his tedious toils with the daily mail. One day he encounters his old high school chum Noguchi (Ren Osugi) who works as a yakuza drug mule. Despite his job's considerable occupational hazards -- a missing pinky being one -- Noguchi loves his job, arguing that being a mobster at least makes life interesting. This chance meeting strikes a chord with the postman. While playing hooky from work, he starts to read his charges' letters. One written by a dying lass with cancer named Sayoko (Keiko Tohyama) staying at a local hospital piques his interest. He sets out to visit her the following day and immediately falls in love. In the same ward, he also meets another cancer patient named Joe (Keisuke Horibe) -- a pathologically honest hitman who Sawaki takes an immediate shine to. Meanwhile the police are hot on the trail of Noguchi and start to believe that Sawaki is a part of his drug courier biz as well. After they find Noguchi's disembodied finger in the postman's apartment, they think he's a bloodthirsty loon ball as well. Soon -- in typical Sabu style -- the mobster, the postman, and the hitman are running after each other and for their lives, with the cops in hot pursuit. ~ Jonathan Crow, Rovi