Oresama

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Oresama - おれさま
Oresama DVD front cover.jpg
Oresama - おれさま
Directed byMarumo
Produced bySuzuki Hiromitsu,
Suzuki Kousuke,
Shimada Ryouko,
Miyada Sankiyo
Written byDynamite Tommy
StarringMiyavi,
Hassei Takano,
Matsushima Ryouta
Music byMiyavi,
Endou Kouji
Distributed byGaga Communications Inc.[1]
Release date
February 25, 2004
Running time
66 min
LanguageJapanese

Oresama (おれさま, lit. "Me") is a Japanese film released in 2004. The movie revolves around the protagonist of the story, Japanese rock musician Miyavi, portraying himself and his adventures when he goes back 20 years in time.[2]

Plot[edit]

The film starts with Miyavi leaving to see family back in his hometown in Osaka.

After an initial run into a few fans, on the way, he falls asleep in his car, following which, he wakes up walking on a railway track. Experiencing a series of bizarre events with the locals, he soon realizes that he is in the year 1984. Upon realizing which, he goes to his house but as he's not sure how to face his family & their reaction to him "coming from the future," he runs away even after ringing the door bell. Contemplating what to do now, he meets Shinni (Hassei Takano) in an alley, posting an advertisement about wanting to make a band. He convinces Shinni about his obvious good looks & being born to be a rock star. He also tells him that he could play the guitar & sing in the band. Convinced, Shinni asks for them to go to a recording studio. However, Miyavi advises against it. They leave for Shinni's home, whereupon witnessing Miyavi's remarkable guitar skills, Shinni accepts his proposal & agrees on letting him stay at his house.

Eventually, Miyavi meets a young boy (Matsushima Ryouta), who turns out to be his younger self.

Cast and crew[edit]

Cast[edit]

Crew[edit]

  • Line producer - Kousuke Suzuki
  • Planning - Keisuke Gotou, Hiroshi Fujimori
  • Supervision - Hiroyuki Kondou
  • Cameraman - Yuki Kimaya
  • Editing - Hidaka Tokio
  • Publicity - Ken Shouji
  • Hair/make-up - Naomi Tooyama
  • Clothing - Mikiko Mizuno
  • Photography - S. Endou Mitsuhiro, Mikio Yuka
  • Live lights - Shinichi Ueda
  • Light Chief - Seiji Iwashita, Hirosuke Tongashi
  • Audio - Hiroshi Miyada
  • Choreography - Waku Hatayama
  • Collaboration - Dynamite Tommy
  • Film - Atom-X

DVD releases[edit]

On February 25, 2004, Oresama was released on DVD in Japan by Free-Will with no subtitles and encoded for region 2 and retails at JPY¥4935 (approx. US$50.12).[3][4]

On April 27, 2010 it was released on DVD in the United States by Discotek Media with English subtitles and encoded for region 1 at US$24.95 MSRP.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gaga Communications Inc. - Official distributor page".
  2. ^ "Meet Miyavi, the Japanese Pop Star Who Steals Angelina Jolie's Unbroken". Vanity Fair. 2014-12-01. Retrieved 2017-03-13.
  3. ^ "Oresama Miyavi DVD". CDJapan.
  4. ^ "Oresama". Sensaian.
  5. ^ http://www.discotekmedia.com/oresama.htm

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