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Kids Return: The Reunion (2013)

Kizzu ritân: Saikai no toki (original title)
Set 10 years after "Kids Return." Shinji and Masaru have graduated from high school with different paths in their lives. Shinji attempted to become boxer and Masaru a yakuza. They both tried to rise to the top of their respective fields.

Director:

Hiroshi Shimizu

Writers:

Takeshi Kitano (original story), Shoichi Mashiko (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Yûta Hiraoka ... Shinji
Takahiro Miura ... Masaru
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bengaru Bengaru
Shinpei Ichikawa Shinpei Ichikawa
Hiroyuki Ikeuchi
Satoshi Koji Satoshi Koji
Kana Kurashina ... Manami
Akiyoshi Nakao ... Yuji
Hisahiro Ogura Hisahiro Ogura
Tetta Sugimoto Tetta Sugimoto
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Set 10 years after "Kids Return." Shinji and Masaru have graduated from high school with different paths in their lives. Shinji attempted to become boxer and Masaru a yakuza. They both tried to rise to the top of their respective fields.

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Crime | Drama | Sport

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Official Sites:

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

12 October 2013 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Kids Return: The Reunion See more »

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Since 2013, it is the only sequel to a Takeshi Kitano film which Kitano didn't write or direct. See more »

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Follows Kids Return (1996) See more »

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great kitano movie!
26 December 2016 | by fluffsetSee all my reviews

Not many hype for his movie in recent year, unless he did some yakuza stuff, people will swarming all over him. But sometime people forget that he is good with drama stuff too, but still, yakuza element will always be included. This time, he is not the one who direct his own movie, he hired Hiroshi Shimizu for this one, and its come out good, like his past movies. Do you like "Kids Return" (1996)? If you do, you will surely like this one. Its quite similar, but this one is better than its predecessor. The likable plot, the usual weirdness, the less dialogue stuff. Everything is mixed up so well until its become so enjoyable to watch. I love the silent scene, its not just some meaningless scene, its a meaningful scene that invite audience to think together with the actor. What will happen next? why you do that? Everything happen in this movie is so unpredictable! Highly recommended!


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