Last summer, Japanese drama series Ossan’s Love proved a surprise hit, not just in Japan but also in Hong Kong, where it’s screened on ViuTV. Its overwhelmingly positive portrayal of male homosexuality is all too rare, and normally reserved for the pages of yaoi, or “boys love”, manga and anime series. This big-screen spin-off, which hopes to capitalise on the show’s success, continues the escapades and homosexual awakening of thirty-something estate agent Haruta (Kei Tanaka). Not only does his burgeoning relationship with colleague Maki (Shuko Ito) hit the skids, but a freak accident sees Haruta’s boss, Kurosawa (Kotaro Yoshida), fall in love with our confused hero all over again.
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