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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.

Director:

Sion Sono

Writers:

Santa Inoue (manga), Sion Sono (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ryôhei Suzuki ... Mera
Young Dais Young Dais ... Kai Deguchi
Nana Seino ... Sunmi / Erika
Shunsuke Daitô Shunsuke Daitô ... Iwao
Takuya Ishida Takuya Ishida ... Kim
Yui Ichikawa Yui Ichikawa ... Nori-chan
Bernard Ackah Bernard Ackah ... Jadakins
Joey Beni ... Kemekachi
Arata Matsuura Arata Matsuura ... Skunk
Yûki Ishii Yûki Ishii ... Hasheem
Makoto Sakaguchi Makoto Sakaguchi ... Yon
Kokone Sasaki Kokone Sasaki ... Rookie police officer
Hideo Nakano Hideo Nakano ... Veteran police officer
Hisako Ôkata Hisako Ôkata ... DJ
Akira Yamamoto Akira Yamamoto
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Storyline

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 | Musical

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

23 October 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Tokijsko pleme See more »

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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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 Game of Death (1978) See more »

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A breath of fresh air
28 May 2017 | by hin-03922See all my reviews

I have watched this film several times all two hours of it and than goodness Japan is not infested with PC death spiral. The actors are wonderful and so is this movie.

While America is caught in the grip of a Taliban influenced PC attack where mothers make their children ashamed of their bodies, principals scare their students of humanity and restaurants ban attractive women's dresses here we have dance, beat, rape, stabbing, stealing, betrayal, lust, prostitution, graft, corrupt cops you name it and all depicted as normal and morally redeeming. This is humanity being human and film taking us where fantasy and fancy lies.

I would advise anyone who wants to think better of their fellow man to find this film and watch it. Tokyo Tribe is fun, active, exciting, original and yes sexy (take that lazy moralizers).


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