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Director:
Writers:
Hiroshi Takahashi (comic) and
Shôgo Mutô (screenplay)
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Release Date:
27 October 2007 (Japan) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
There's no such thing as a fair fight.
Plot:
A transfer student attempts to take over the most violent high school in the country, whose students form factions and battle each other for power. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
1 win & 2 nominations See more »
NewsDesk:
Crows Episode 0
 (From The Hollywood Reporter. 7 October 2007)

User Reviews:
Only one can rule the school. See more (17 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Shun Oguri ... Genji Takaya
Kyôsuke Yabe ... Ken Katagiri
Meisa Kuroki ... Luca Aizawa

Takayuki Yamada ... Tamao Serizawa
Sansei Shiomi ... Yoshinobu Kuroiwa
Ken'ichi Endô ... Joji Yazaki
Gorô Kishitani ... Hideo Takitani
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Shunsuke Daitô ... Hiromi Kirishima
Kaname Endô ... Yuji Tokaji
Erina ...
Motoki Fukami ... Megumi Hayashida
Hisato Izaki ... Go Mikami
Yûsuke Izaki ... Manabu Mikami
Yûsuke Kamiji ... Shoji Tsutsumoto
Kenta Kiritani ... Tokio Tatsukawa
Yû Koyanagi ... Makoto Sugihara

Camille LaBry West ... Ruka (voice) (as Camille A. LaBry)
Yutaka Matsushige ... Ushiyama
Kazuki Namioka ... Gota Washio
Ayumu Saitô
Suzunosuke ... Chuta Tamura
Tsutomu Takahashi ... Takashi Makise
Sôsuke Takaoka ... Shun Izaki
Hiroshi Watanabe ... Hideto Bando

Directed by
Takashi Miike 
 
Writing credits
Hiroshi Takahashi (comic)

Shôgo Mutô  screenplay

Produced by
Koji Harada .... line producer (as Kôji Harada)
Mataichirô Yamamoto .... producer
 
Original Music by
Naoki Ohtsubo  (as Naoki Otsubo)
 
Cinematography by
Takumi Furuya 
 
Film Editing by
Shûichi Kakesu 
Tomoki Nagasaka 
 
Production Design by
Yûji Hayashida 
 
Art Direction by
Yûji Hayashida 
 
Production Management
Christian Alexander Morán .... post-production manager (english version) (as Christian Alexander Moran)
 
Sound Department
Peter 'Duck' McDonald .... sound editor
 
Stunts
Hidetaka Ichiyama .... stunts
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Kurôzu zero" - Japan (original title)
"Crows: Episode 0" - International (English title)
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Runtime:
Japan:130 min
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Aspect Ratio:
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Trivia:
In most fight scenes having Ogura shun, has the actors in the same scene as him getting punchedSee more »
Movie Connections:
Followed by Crows Explode (2014)See more »

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4 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
Only one can rule the school., 8 September 2011
Author: lewiskendell from United States

Crows Zero is a manga adaptation about factions of students fighting for control of a Japanese high school. Not exactly a new idea, as every other anime and manga is about that very subject. But that's not what made Crows so uninteresting to me, I've previously enjoyed many movies and shows with similar plots. My issues with the movie were that I never felt any connection to the characters, and couldn't care less about what happened to them. Add that to the unremarkable fight scenes, and you've got a recipe for "meh". I did appreciate the sporadic humor, but that quickly (and unfortunately) faded away as the movie progressed. 

Die-hard fans of the manga may want to check this out, but I can't recommend that anyone else go out of their way to see it. If you want to see high school students beating each other to a pulp, there are much better (and more exciting) options. 

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