Baseball prodigy Jubeh Yakyu (Tak Sakaguchi) is the most feared and dangerous juvenile delinquent in all of Japan. After accidentally causing the death of his father with a super-powered, ...
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Baseball prodigy Jubeh Yakyu (Tak Sakaguchi) is the most feared and dangerous juvenile delinquent in all of Japan. After accidentally causing the death of his father with a super-powered, deadly fireball pitch, Jubeh swore off baseball and became a criminal and now, at 17, has been sent to the Pterodactyl Juvenile Reformatory for hardened criminals. Headmistress Ishihara, the granddaughter of a World War II Nazi collaborator, runs the institution with an iron fist and the enthusiastic help of her sadistic assistant, Ilsa. After arriving at the hellhole, Jubeh soon learns from governor Mifune that his long-lost, younger brother Musashi had also done time there after a murder spree, but had since died mysteriously. Written by
Jubeh, the hero, notes the resemblance of Headmistress Ishihara's butler to the singer Klaus Nomi. In fact, the character is made up with Nomi's trademark widow's peak, bee-stung lips and white face make-up. Jubeh adds that he admires the butler's musical talent. See more »
Japanese Clint Eastwood Riki-Oh goes to a Nazi prison school to play Baseball The Movie
The Japanese Baseball Riki-oh who dresses like Clint Eastwood in 'The Good, The Bad and The Ugly' to a prison school is Nazi-Germany-Japan where Juvenile halls have now been indoctrinated as prison schools led by sadistic Nazi commandants who resemble Ilsa from 'Ilsa She-Wolf of the SS'. The inmates are forced to play to the death in a 'Death Race 2000'-esque game of baseball where the winners of the game is released from the prison school. All the while these wacky, weird, lovable, and absolutely insane characters having to deal with amazingly over the top and at times hilarious cheesy gore, American pop culture references, bad puns, absurdist humor and sight gags galore. Its like if someone threw Riki-Oh and The Sandlot into a blender and hit puree. I mean what else can I say about this movie, if it sounds right up your alley chances are you'll dig it. 8/10
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