Ramen Heads (2017)

In ‘Ramen Heads,’ Osamu Tomita, Japan’s reigning king of ramen, takes us deep into his world, revealing every single step of his obsessive approach to creating the perfect soup and noodles, and his relentless search for the highest-quality ingredients. In addition to Tomita’s story, the film also profiles five other notable ramen shops, each with its own philosophy and flavour, which exemplify various different aspects the ramen world. Mixing in a brief rundown of ramen’s historical roots, the film gives viewers an in-depth look at the culture surrounding this unique and beguiling dish. This is a documentary record of 15 months in the lives of Japan’s top ramen masters and their legions of devoted fans.

Genres: Documentary

Country: Japan

Language: Japanese

Release Date: 16 March 2018 (USA)

Director: Koki Shigeno

Stars: Shôta Iida,  Kumiko Ishida,  Katsuya Kobayashi

Review Scores

  • IMDb Rating - 7
  • Want to see - 10