Aiko Sixteen (1983)
Aiko Sixteen is a Japanese movie directed by Akiyoshi Imazeki and was based on the 1981 novel “1980 Juuroku-sai” by then-17-year-old Akemi Hotta. It was released by Nihon Herald Eiga in Japan on December 17, 1983.
Yasuko Tomita stars as Aiko Mita, a 16-year-old high school girl who goes by the nickname “Rabu-tan” and joins her school’s archery club.
In her second term, an experienced archery champion named Aiko Shimazaki (Misako Konno) joins the team. While everyone, including Rabu-tan, aspires to be more like Shimazaki, it’s soon discovered that she had once been pregnant and was suicidal.
- Original title
- Transliterated title
- Aiko 16-sai
- Release date
- December 17, 1983
|Yasuko Tomita||Aiko Mita|
|Misa Kawai||Beniko Hanaoka|
|Hiroshi Inuzuka||Shiro Mita|
|Shiro Kishibe||Yutaka Hashimoto|
|Tatsuya Oka||Ryota Kawano|
|Tsurube Shofukutei||boarding house policeman|
|Yumiko Fujita||Yoshiko Mita|
|Misako Konno||Aiko Shimazaki|
Trailer for Akiyoshi Imazeki’s Aiko Sixteen, a 1983 film based on 17-year-old author Akemi Hotta’s wildly popular novel “1980 Aiko Juuroku-sai”.Plot: Aiko Mita (Yasuko Tomita) is a...4 years ago