Moemi is not overly pleased when Yukio brings home a couple of turtles to keep her company. Although Yukio works at home as a writer, Moemi feels neglected and desired a dog or a cat, but neither is allowed in their apartment.
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Really great tissue.
It could have been developed in a longer and deeper way, maybe without the psychoanalyst figure, leaving the characters to one's faith as for instance, did Masumura in the plot of Blind Beast.
But still, a very good one.
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