Evergreen Love

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Evergreen Love
Shokubutsu Zukan Unmei no Koi, Hiroimashita poster.jpeg
Japanese植物図鑑 運命の恋、ひろいました
Directed byKōichirō Miki [ja]
Based onShokubutsu Zukan [ja]
by Hiro Arikawa
StarringTakanori Iwata
Mitsuki Takahata
Release date
  • June 4, 2016 (2016-06-04)
Running time
112 minutes[1]
Box officeUS$20.1 million[2]

Evergreen Love (植物図鑑 運命の恋、ひろいました, Shokubutsu Zukan: Unmei no Koi, Hiroimashita) is a 2016 Japanese romance film directed by Kōichirō Miki [ja], starring Takanori Iwata and Mitsuki Takahata and based on the romance novel Shokubutsu Zukan [ja] by Hiro Arikawa.[3][4][5] It was released in Japan on June 4, 2016.[4]


Sayaka (Mitsuki Takahata) works at an office. She's not very good at her job or with love. One night, she finds a man, Itsuki (Takanori Iwata), collapsed in front of her home. She takes him inside and they begin to live together. Itsuki teaches Sayaka about cooking wild herbs and collecting wild herbs, but he has a secret.



On its opening weekend in Japan, the film was number-one by admissions, with 264,270,[3] and number-three by gross, with US$3.2 million.[6]


  1. ^ "植物図鑑 運命の恋、ひろいました". eiga.com (in Japanese). Retrieved February 28, 2016.
  2. ^ "Evergreen Love". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved September 22, 2016.
  3. ^ a b Schilling, Mark (June 6, 2016). "Japan Box Office: 'Zootopia' Dethroned by Local Romantic Drama 'Evergreen Love'". Variety. Retrieved September 22, 2016.
  4. ^ a b "植物図鑑 運命の恋、ひろいました(2015)". allcinema (in Japanese). Stingray. Retrieved February 28, 2016.
  5. ^ a b "'Shokubutsu Zukan' movie releases poster and trailer". Arama! Japan. Retrieved February 28, 2016.
  6. ^ "Japan Box Office June 4–5, 2016". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved September 22, 2016.

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