Movies like Bitter Sweet 2016

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Bitter Sweet (2016)
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Bitter Sweet (2016)
Original name: にがくてあまい
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Maki Eda (Haruna Kawaguchi) works for an advertising agency at a large company. She is a single and doesn't have good luck with men. She also isn't very good at cooking and likes eating junk food. One day, she meets Nagisa Katayama (Kento Hayashi). He is an art teacher and a vegetarian. Unlike Maki, Nagisa cooks very well. The two people then happen to live together. Maki realizes that she is in love with Nagisa, but Nagisa is gay. Through his cooking, they solve their own problems and become important to each other.
Style: light, sexy, humorous, feel good, contemplative, unusual plot structure
Plot: lgbt, friendship, homosexuality, bisexuality, parents daughter relationship, teacher, single woman, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, japanese woman, school teacher, japanese teenager, food, love, youth, family relations, love and romance, society, couples, vegetable, vegetable garden, teenager, gay, espionage, road trip, motorcycle ...
Place: east asia

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