2021 Official Selection, film index

Gyoko no Nikuko-chan
Fortune Favors Lady Nikuko

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

Easy-going, cheerful, passionate and always ready to eat something delicious, mother Nikuko falls for the bad guys. Her happy motto: "Being ordinary is best of all!"
Naturally Nikuko's loud and bold spirit embarrasses 11-year-old Kikuko, her daughter. With nothing in common except living together on a boat at the port, a miracle occurs when their secret is revealed.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Gyoko no Nikuko-chan

    Directed by: Ayumu WATANABE

    Country: Japan

    Year of production: 2021

    Running time: 01 h 36 min

  • Technique

    Category: Sneak preview

    Techniques used:

    Version: Original version with English subtitles

    Process: Colour

    Target public: All audiences

  • Credits

    Directed by: Ayumu WATANABE

    Production: STUDIO 4°C

    Distribution: ASMIK ACE, INC.

    Based on: Kanako Nishi

    Sets: Shinji Kimura

    Animation: Kenichi Konishi

    Music: Takatsugu Muramatsu

    Voice: Shinobu Otake, Cocomi, Natsuki Hanae