Otakon 2016 Panel: Youth in Revolt – Juvenile Delinquents in Japanese Film


bebop high school

Saturday August 13th, 2016 at 7pm in Panel Room 1 in the BCC

From Suzuki to Miike, we’ll take a look throughout the history of Japanese cinema to explore the funny, dramatic, and just plain bizarre examples of youth acting out against the rigid societal norms of Japan.

Featured Titles:
Intro: Elite Yankee Saburo (2009)
Fighting Elegy (1966)
Classroom of Terror, The (1976)
Be-bop High School (various)
Kamikaze Girls (2003)
Sailor Suit and Machine Gun (1981)
Ai to Makoto (2012)
Sukeban Deka (various)
Further Viewing:
Crows Zero (2007)
Drop (2009)
Tokyo Tribe (2014)
Warped Ones, The (1960)
Blue Spring (2001)
Go For Broke (1985)
Gokusen (various)
Delinquent Girl Boss (1970)

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