Just Only Love [BR-RIP]

  • Movie: Just Only Love (English tilte) / What Is Love (literal title)
  • Romaji: Ai ga Nanda
  • Japanese: 愛がなんだ
  • Director: Rikiya Imaizumi
  • Writer: Mitsuyo Kakuta (novel)
  • Producer:
  • Cinematographer:
  • World Premiere: October, 2018 (Tokyo IFF)
  • Release Date: April 19, 2019
  • Runtime: 123 min.
  • Distributor: Elephant House
  • Language: Japanese
  • Country: Japan

Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki Staff ©

Teruko (Yukino Kishii) is a 28-year-old OL. 5 months ago, she fell in love with Mamoru (Ryo Narita) at first sight. Since that time, she has not cared about her work or her friends. She then loses her job and her friends look at her coldly. Yet, Teruko is happy as long as she is with Mamoru. Meanwhile, Mamoru thinks Teruko is an easy woman for him to not love. Teruko’s unrequited love grows deeper.


  1. Based on novel “Ai ga Nanda” by Mitsuyo Kakuta (published March, 2003 by Media Factory).
  2. Supporting cast announced for movie “Just Only Love.”
  3. Movie’s theme song is “Cakes” by pop-rock group Homecomings.


Just Only Love-Yukino Kishii.jpg Just Only Love-Ryo Narita.jpg Just Only Love-Mai Fukagawa.jpg Just Only Love-Ryuya Wakaba.jpg Just Only Love-Noriko Eguchi.jpg
Yukino Kishii Ryo Narita Mai Fukagawa Ryuya Wakaba Noriko Eguchi
Teruko Yamada Mamoru Tanaka Yoko Nakamura Sumire
Just Only Love-Mariko Tsutsui.jpg Just Only Love-Reiko Kataoka.jpg Just Only Love-Moeka Hoshi.jpg Just Only Love-Ayumu Nakajima.jpg
Mariko Tsutsui Reiko Kataoka Moeka Hoshi Ayumu Nakajima
Yoko’s mother Teruko’s boss


The Files Included English Subtitles