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And So The Baton Is Passed
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Running time
137 min
Japanese Theatrical Release
October 29th, 2021
Mei Nagano, Kei Tanaka, Satomi Ishihara
Director: Tetsu Maeda
Screenplay: Hiroshi Hashimoto

Yuko is a high school student and she lives with her stepfather Morimiya. Morimiya is her third father. Her mother, Rika is a free spirited person and has remarried several times. She disappeared from Yuko's life at a certain point. Even though Yuko and her stepfather are not blood related, she is fully loved by him.

It is based on novel, and it won the 16th Japan Booksellers' Award in 2019.