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Yudai Yamaguchi (screenplay)
Isao Kiriyama (screenplay)
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10 September 2004 (South Korea) See more »
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Cast

  (in credits order)
Tak Sakaguchi ... Yakyû Jubei
Atsushi Itô ... Megane
Hideo Sakaki ... Hôichi
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Shôichirô Masumoto ... Umpire
Akiko Mishiro
Alex Revan ... Blaster
Kanae Uotani ... Young mother

Directed by
Yudai Yamaguchi 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Isao Kiriyama  screenplay
Gatarô Man  comic
Ryuichi Takatsu  writer
Yudai Yamaguchi  screenplay

Produced by
Yoshinori Chiba .... executive producer: Media Suits
Itaru Fujimoto .... executive producer: KlockWorx
Ryûhei Kitamura .... producer
Hidemi Satani .... planner
 
Original Music by
Daisuke Yano 
 
Film Editing by
Shûichi Kakesu 
 
Makeup Department
Susumu Nakatani .... special makeup effects artist
 
Production Management
Carl Shimkin .... production manager
 
Stunts
Gô Ohara .... stunts
Hiroyuki Yoshida .... utility stunts
 

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Also Known As:
"Jigoku Kôshien" - Japan (original title)
"Battlefield Stadium" - International (English title)
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Japan:87 min
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3 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
If Monty Python made a movie in Japan..., 2 March 2008
Author: dalldorfw from United States

...it would probably look a lot like this; because like Monty Pythion, this movie deliberately goes out of its way to be as ridicules as possible. The story involves a high school baseball team, who's opponents happen to be a vicious gang of superhuman, green-faced monsters; the monster team enjoys horribly mutilating the players on the opposing team (sorry to disappoint you sports fans, but there is very little baseball is actually played). Anyhow, the high school's last hope is to try and recruit a new student with incredibly powerful baseball skills; unfortunately he has vowed never to play baseball again, after one of his pitches ends up killing his father; are you following this so far? There's a bit more to the story then that, but its not that important, sense the whole movie is really just an excuse to show us some of the most insane gags ever brought to the screen. Recommended for those with a abnormal sense of humor.

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