This film stars Subaru Shibutani of the successful boy-band, Kanjani Eight, as well as the real life members of Osaka rock-soul band, Akainu.
The Japanese title of this film, Misono Universe, refers to the “Universe” club found in the “Misono” building, a famous vintage landmark in Osaka. Many of the film’s performance scenes were shot at this location.
Presented by The Japan Foundation and ACMI
La La La At Rock Bottom
After being beaten unconscious, Shigeo wakes with no memory of his name, but a desire to sing. He meets Kasumi, the young manager of popular band Akainu, who nicknames the amnesiac “Pochi” and persuades him to join them as a vocalist. All seems well until Pochi’s memory begins to return, along with his violent past.