Based on a 2009 TV Series of the same title (which in turn is based on a 2006 Japanese manga comic book of the same title – Shinya Shokudo by Yaro Abe) the Midnight Diner is about a cook who runs a small eatery at the backstreets of Tokyo’s Shinjuku Square, open only from Midnight to 7 am.
The cook is known only as “Master” and his specialty is that he will cook whatever a customer wants, for as long as he has the ingredients.
The story of this film revolves around an abandoned obituary urn which the Master discovers in the diner. Follow the stories of his regulars tangled around this urn.
Starring Kaoru Kobayashi as Master
Directed by Joji Matsuoka.