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Tokyo Tribe (2014)

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In an alternate Japan, territorial street gangs form opposing factions collectively known as the Tokyo Tribes. Merra, leader of the Wu-Ronz tribe of Bukuro crosses the line to conquer all of Tokyo. The war begins.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Mera
Young Dais ... Kai Deguchi
Nana Seino ... Sunmi / Erika
Shunsuke Daitô ... Iwao
Takuya Ishida ... Kim
Yui Ichikawa ... Nori-chan
Bernard Ackah ... Jadakins
... Kemekachi
Arata Matsuura ... Skunk
Yûki Ishii ... Hasheem
Makoto Sakaguchi ... Yon
Kokone Sasaki ... Rookie police officer
Hideo Nakano ... Veteran police officer
Hisako Ôkata ... DJ
Akira Yamamoto
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In an alternate Japan, territorial street gangs form opposing factions collectively known as the Tokyo Tribes. Merra, leader of the Wu-Ronz tribe of Bukuro joins forces with heavy hitting sadistic gangster Buppa of Buppa Town. With Buppa's support, Merra aims to initiate a gang war between the Wu-Ronz and the Musashino Saru, and in a confrontation between the two attempts to kill popular member of the Musashino Saru - Kai. By mistake, Merra instead kills Kai's friend Tera (a Musashino Saru member beloved by members of all Tribes since before their formation). This leads to the joining of forces between all of the Tokyo Tribes in an all out war against Merra and Buppa's forces. Written by Antonio Torresan

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Let Sion Sono take you on a tour of Tokyo's underbelly for a night of turf wars & rap battles.

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Action | Comedy | Musical

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23 October 2015 (USA)  »

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Tokijsko pleme  »

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Certain locations in the film are places you can visit, and don't differ much from how they show them in the movie. Specifically Saga Town is filmed in "Anata No Warehouse" and other parts look to be filmed in "Robot Restaurant". See more »

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References Tsumetai nettaigyo (2010) See more »

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Loved it - and I hate rap
23 August 2017 | by See all my reviews

Rap and hip hop are of zero interest in my house, but Sion Sono is crazy and in a very good way.

Stories, subplots, wars, battles, violence and heaps and heaps of sexy and gorgeous women with great hair, superb fine legs and all strutting their stuff. It is the stuff of dreams for film fans, seekers of originality and bound to wound up prudes everywhere.

I may be a man reacting to skin, but I can tell you Sono knows his stuff. Just enjoy it.

By the way the beatbox girl is an actual Japanese artist so you can find her on the Internet if you want.


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