Shinobu Yaguchi(矢口 史靖,Yaguchi Shinobu?, born 30 May 1967) is a Japanesefilm director and screenwriter. He specializes in feel-good "zero to hero" films, where a group of people take up an unlikely activity, face a number of obstacles, but finally succeed. His film Waterboys was particularly successful and led to a TV series which entered its third season in 2005. He was awarded Best Screenplay at the 2005 Yokohama Film Festival for his film Swing Girls.
Nerdy clerk Suzuki (Masanobu Ando)'s car bumps into another car and finds himself facing Kuroiwa (Kirina Mano), who turns out to be a gangster. And so begins a crazy chase that will soon gain him adventure, confidence, and love with a shy nurse.