The story of love and friendship on the harsh streets of 2014 Mallepa, a small corner in Asia.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Hyde ...
Kei
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Sho
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Son
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Toshi
Susumu Terajima ...
Shinji
Zeny Kwok ...
Yi-Che
Seiji Chihara
Chihara Junia ...
Wani (as Kôji Chihara)
Yosh
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You Kurosaki ...
Jun
Anne Suzuki ...
Hana
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Rick
Etsushi Toyokawa ...
Luka
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Storyline

In the year 2014, Japan has collapsed economically and thus its people emigrated in large numbers and settled in other parts of the world. In a corner in Asia, there is a little street called Mallepa, a big melting pot where Asians such as Hongkongers, Taiwanese and Japanese live together. It was a place where people fought for order, food and freedom. It was there where Shou (Gackt), raised as an orphan and Kei (Hyde), who could live forever, met and became the best of friends. However, they were unable to escape from the fight for power involving gangs of different ethnicity on the street of Malepa... Written by Soleil 1893

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asia | taiwanese | japanese | orphan | love | See All (71) »

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At that time, we laughed as we cried

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Release Date:

19 April 2003 (Japan)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$166,016 (Japan) (9 May 2003)

Gross:

$1,517,917 (Japan) (9 May 2003)
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The film takes place in 2014. See more »

Quotes

Yi-Che: Stop it! Why can't you all get along? Why don't we laugh anymore? Like before?
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Mr. Bojangles
Written by Jerry Jeff Walker
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This movie...wow...I LOVE IT!!
28 February 2006 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

I voted 8 for this movie because of some minor childish flaws. Other than that, this movie is one of my favorites! It's entertaining to say the least. The shooting scenes are ridiculous though, and I think Gackt (who wrote the book) takes a little bit too much of his "Matrix obsession" into it. It seems like their enemies just stands there...waiting to get shot at. However, this movie is touching and it always makes me cry. It has a lot of GREAT humor in it so it makes me laugh as well. Gackt is a superb actor I must say..he shows so much emotion. This was Hyde's first time acting and he did okay. The role fits him. Wang Lee Hom is absolutely great. The whole cast is what I would say, perfect for this movie. DON'T MISS IT! YOU'LL REGRET IT!


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