Oku Otoko – [BR-RIP]

  • Movie: Million Dollar Man / Hundred Million Man (literal title)
  • Romaji: Oku Otoko
  • Japanese: 億男
  • Director: Keishi Ohtomo
  • Writer: Genki Kawamura (novel), Keishi Ohtomo
  • Producer: Akihiro Yamauchi, Yoshihiro Sato, Keiichiro Moriya
  • Cinematographer: Hideo Yamamoto
  • Release Date: October 19, 2018
  • Runtime: 116 min.
  • Genre: Drama / Comedy
  • Distributor: Toho
  • Language: Japanese
  • Country: Japan

Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki Staff ©

Kazuo’s (Takeru Satoh) younger brother went missing, leaving behind debt for Kazuo. To pay off his brother’s debt, Kazuo works at the library during the day and works at a bread factory at night. His wife and daughter soon leaves him. One day, Kazuo wins 300 million yen from the lottery. He feels uneasy about the amount of money he has won. He decides to do research on other people who won the lottery and he learns a lot of the winners became miserable. Kazuo decides to visit his rich friend Tsukumo (Issey Takahashi) for advice. Tsukumo tells him that he doesn’t know the meaning of money. They spend time together, but the next day Kazuo discovers that his 300 million yen winning is gone and so is his friend Tsukumo. To get the money back, he meets various people who worked with Tsukumo.


  1. Based on novel “Oku Otoko” by Genki Kawamura (published October 15, 2014 by Magazine House).
  2. Filming took place in Morocco in early 2018. Filming then takes place in Japan around mid-March, 2018 for a 2 month period.
  3. Movie’s theme song is “Hanashi ga Shitaiyo” by rock band Bump of Chicken.
  4. Still images for movie “Million Dollar Man.”


Million Dollar Man-Takeru Satoh.jpgMillion Dollar Man-Issei Takahashi.jpg
Takeru SatohIssey Takahashi
Million Dollar Man-Erika Sawajiri.jpgMillion Dollar Man-Tatsuya Fujiwara.jpgMillion Dollar Man-Haru Kuroki.jpgMillion Dollar Man-Kazuki Kitamura.jpgMillion Dollar Man-Elaiza Ikeda.jpg
Erika SawajiriTatsuya FujiwaraHaru KurokiKazuki KitamuraElaiza Ikeda

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