Sweet Poolside

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Sweet Poolside
Sweet Poolside, Volume 1.jpg
Cover of the first volume of manga.
スイートプールサイド
Manga
Written byShūzō Oshimi
Published byKodansha
DemographicSeinen, shōnen
MagazineWeekly Young Magazine
(2004)
Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine
(2011)
Original run2004 (original)
May 2011
August 2011 (re-serialized)
Volumes1
Live-action film
スイートプールサイド
Directed byDaigo Matsui
Produced byToshihiro Takahashi
Written byDaigo Matsui
ReleasedJune 14, 2014 (2014-06-14)
Runtime103 minutes
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Sweet Poolside (スイートプールサイド) — Japanese manga written and illustrated by Shūzō Oshimi. It was first serialized in Kodansha's Weekly Young Magazine in 2004, and later re-serialized in Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine from May to August 2011.[1]

It was adapted into a live action film that was premiered theatrically in Japan on June 14, 2014.[1][2][3][4]

Plot[edit]

Toshihiko Ota (Kenta Suga) is a first year high school student. He is a member of the school's swimming club. He also suffers from not having enough body hair. Meanwhile, Ayako Goto (Yuiko Kariya) is also a fellow first year high school student and member of the same swimming club. She suffers from having too much hair. She confides to Toshihiko Ota about her "hairy" problem. A relationship soon develops as Toshihiko begins to shave her arm and leg hair.

Characters[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Sweet Poolside Film by Flowers of Evil Creator Slated for June". Anime News Network. 2014-01-12. Retrieved 2014-01-13.
  2. ^ "Sweet Poolside Manga by Flowers of Evil's Oshimi Gets Live-Action Film". Anime News Network. 2013-09-01. Retrieved 2014-01-13.
  3. ^ スイートプールサイド. eiga.com (in Japanese). Retrieved 2014-01-13.
  4. ^ Stephen Cremin (8 May 2014). "Wa! brings Japan to Florence and Milan". Film Business Asia. Retrieved 12 May 2014.

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