A Lost Paradise

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A Lost Paradise is 1997 novel by Japanese author Junichi Watanabe.wikipedia
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Junichi Watanabe

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A Lost Paradise is 1997 novel by Japanese author Junichi Watanabe.
His 1997 novel A Lost Paradise became a bestseller in Japan and over Asia, and was made into a film and a TV miniseries.

Lost Paradise (film)

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The film Lost Paradise was nominated for 13 Japan Academy Prizes winning one with Hitomi Kuroki for lead actress.
Lost Paradise is a 1997 Japanese drama film based on the novel A Lost Paradise by Junichi Watanabe.

Hitomi Kuroki

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The film Lost Paradise was nominated for 13 Japan Academy Prizes winning one with Hitomi Kuroki for lead actress.
She won the award for best actress at the 22nd Hochi Film Award for Paradise Lost.

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The couple, Kūki and Rinko, are modeled after the famous case of Sada Abe.

Japan Academy Film Prize for Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role

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The film Lost Paradise was nominated for 13 Japan Academy Prizes winning one with Hitomi Kuroki for lead actress.

Affair

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It tells the story of a 54-year-old married former magazine editor, his affair with a 37-year-old married typesetter and their double-suicide.

Bestseller

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The book became a bestseller throughout Asia, selling 3 million copies in Japan.

The Nikkei

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It was first serialized in the business newspaper Nihon Keizai Shimbun in 1995.

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Paperback

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Yoshino Kimura

Kimura won the "Rookie of the Year" prize at the 21st Japan Academy Awards for her appearance in Shitsurakuen.

Kōji Yakusho

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A Lost Paradise, about a double-suicide, was second only to Princess Mononoke at the Japanese box office.

Eien (Zard song)

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*Eien:the song was used as the theme song of Japanese television drama adaptation of the novel A Lost Paradise