Though people of Korean origin have been living continuously in Japan for well over two centuries, they are still considered "foreign nationals" and must annually submit to alien registration routines imposed by the government. This has created, and continues to create, poignant and often tragic situations. In this tory, a Japanese boy has fallen in love with a "Korean" girl, and must battle the prejudices of those around him in order to sustain the relationship.
In the opening chase, Martin Riggs and Roger Murtaugh stumble across a trunk full of Krugerrands. They follow the trail to a South African diplomat who's using his immunity to conceal a smuggling operation.
An Australian couple take a sailing trip in the Pacific to forget about a terrible accident. While on the open sea, in dead calm, they come across a ship with one survivor who is not at all what he seems.