|Genre: Romance, Comedy|
Tagline: A True Love Story
Plot: Train Man: Densha Otoko is the film inspired by the phenomenal bestseller by Hitori Nakano that has taken Japan by storm. Based on true events that took place on a popular Internet Relay Chat (IRC) website in Japan called "2ch," this fairy-tale-like story has become a media sensation, and been adapted in book, comic, television drama, and movie formats. Released in 2005, the movie became an instant hit, grossing over 35 million dollars in Japan.
Computer engineer Otaku (the Japanese term for "geek") is an average young man, dressed in unstylish clothes and dorky glasses. But as luck would have it, he encounters a pretty young woman on a commuter train and saves her from a lecherous molester, falling in love with her at first sight. A few days later he receives a thank-you message from the woman along with a set of Hermes teacups.
Having never had a girlfriend or received a gift from a girl in his life, Otaku seeks out his pals on his IRC website for advice using his codename Train_Man (Densha Otoko): "How should I ask her out?" Deeply interested in Train_Manís first love, his IRC pals eagerly supply him with advice. Encouraged by their support, Train_Man undergoes a total makeover for his first-ever date with "Hermes." Little does he know that he is about to ignite an
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