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Sakigake!! Otokojuku (2008)



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26 January 2008 (Japan)  »

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Tak Sakaguchi stated at the 7th Annual Asian Film Festival of Dallas that the movie was filmed in only two weeks with a budget of about $400K. See more »


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Time lost...
14 July 2008 | by (Sevilla, Spain) – See all my reviews

I could only stand the first half of the movie. The plot was really silly and boring. Just like a bad manga.

The characters are convinced that the most important thing in life is to let the 'teachers'punish them for the most trivial of reasons so that they can become 'men'.

I did not see any teaching done apart from literally thousands of push-ups and ghastly punishment... There were some references to old training techniques that sounded phony to me. Well, holding a 500 kg rock for days or being fried alive (and survive) sounds kind of phony, doesn't it?

It is unbelievable what the students put up with for no good reason.

The only sensible character seemed to be the bad guy who would not tolerate such treatment.

Ummm, I wonder if I will be man enough to end watching that piece of garbage... No way!

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