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19 April 2003 (Japan) See more »
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  (in credits order)
Hyde ... Kei

Gackt ... Sho

Leehom Wang ... Son
Tarô Yamamoto ... Toshi
Susumu Terajima ... Shinji
Zeny Kwok ... Yi-Che
Seiji Chihara
Chihara Junia ... Wani (as Kôji Chihara)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kanata Hongô ... Young Sho

Ryo Ishibashi
You Kurosaki ... Jun
Anne Suzuki ... Hana

James H. Thomas ... Rick
Etsushi Toyokawa ... Luka

Directed by
Takahisa Zeze 
Writing credits
Gackt (written by) &
Takahisa Zeze (written by)

Kishû Izuchi  writer

Produced by
Takashi Hirano .... producer
Biao Hsu .... line producer (as Xibiao Xu)
Original Music by
Gorô Yasukawa 
Cinematography by
Takahide Shibanushi 
Production Management
Katsuhiro Ogawa .... production manager
Sound Department
Makio Ika .... sound
Yûji Shimomura .... stunt coordinator
Music Department
Gackt .... composer: end song "Oranji no Taiyou" (as Gackt Camui)
Jerry Jeff Walker .... composer: theme song "Mr. Bojangle"

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The film takes place in 2014.See more »
Son:[about Sho's driving] Our lives are in the hands of an idiot!See more »
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13 out of 16 people found the following review useful.
Not suitable for fan-girls, 28 May 2006
Author: Rena from Mexico

I must admit, at first I wasn't expecting anything good, at all. I was only expecting a cheesy movie promoting Gackt's and Hyde's image, but I'm glad to say it has much more to offer.

Yes, the acting is not that great, but it doesn't suck either, all the cast's well disciplined and they bring enough strength to their characters. Effects lack consistency but action scenes are satisfying enough.

What really hooked me up was the essence of the storyline, although it merges fantastic elements, it also displays a crude reality. The developing of the characters, their doubts and their feelings really got on to me and I think that's the key of this movie. It puts you to think and it does well transmitting all the angst.

It fulfills any expectations for a good drama. I would definitely recommend it to everyone.

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