Crows Zero (2007)

Crows Zero is a 2007 Japanese movie directed by Takashi Miike and based on Hiroshi Takahashi’s Crows delinquent fighting manga which was serialized in Monthly Shonen Champion from 1990-1998.

In keeping with the “Zero” in the title, Shogo Muto’s screenplay is set before the events of the manga and is intended to establish the main characters’ origins.

Movie info

Original title
クローズ ZERO
Release date
October 27, 2007
Directed by
Takashi Miike
Written by
Shogo Muto (screenplay)
Hiroshi Takahashi (manga)
Distributed by
TBS
Toho
  • Crows Zero - UK DVD

    Region 2 PAL DVD (English subtitles)

    Label: MVM Entertainment (UK)
    Out: Apr 9, 2012
    Buy: Amazon.co.uk
  • Crows Zero - US Blu-ray

    Region A Blu-ray (English subtitles)

    Label: Tokyo Shock (US)
    Out: Mar 27, 2012
    Buy: Amazon.com, Amazon.ca
  • Crows Zero - US DVD

    Region 1 NTSC DVD (English subtitles)

    Label: Tokyo Shock (US)
    Out: Mar 31, 2009
    Buy: Amazon.com, Amazon.ca
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Plot

High school senior Genji is determined to prove his worth to his yakuza boss father in hopes of taking over the family business some day. To this end, he transfers to notoriously violent Suzuran High with the goal of quickly rising through the ranks and becoming the school’s toughest fighter before graduating. However, rival Tamao Serizawa is not about to let that happen…

Featured Cast

Shun Oguri Shun Oguri Genji Takiya
Kyosuke Yabe Kyosuke Yabe Ken Katagiri
Meisa Kuroki Meisa Kuroki Ruka Aizawa
Takayuki Yamada Takayuki Yamada Tamao Serizawa
Sansei Shiomi Sansei Shiomi Yoshinobu Kuroiwa
Kenichi Endo Kenichi Endo Joji Yazaki
Goro Kishitani Goro Kishitani Hideo Takiya
Shunsuke Daito Shunsuke Daito Hiromi Kirishima
Kaname Endo Kaname Endo Yuji Tokaji
erina Erina Yu
motoki-fukami Motoki Fukami Rinda Man
hisato-izaki Hisato Izaki Go Mikami
yusuke-izaki Yusuke Izaki Manabu Mikami
Yusuke Kamiji Yusuke Kamiji Shoji Tsutsumoto
Kenta Kiritani Kenta Kiritani Tokio Tatsukawa
Yu Koyanagi Yu Koyanagi Makoto Sugihara
Yutaka Matsushige Yutaka Matsushige Ushiyama
Kazuki Namioka Kazuki Namioka Gota Washio
Ayumu Saito Ayumu Saito
Suzunosuke Suzunosuke Chuta Tamura
Tsutomu Takahashi Tsutomu Takahashi Takashi Makise
Sosuke Takaoka Sosuke Takaoka Shun Izaki
Dai Watanabe Dai Watanabe Hideto Bando

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