Also known as Wilderness
Released on 7 October 2017 (prequel) & 21 October 2017 (sequel)
Adapted from a novel written by Terayama Shuji, the story is set in 2021 Shinjuku which depicts the coming-of-age tale of rebellious Shinji and socially awkward Barikan. Despite the vast difference in their personalities, they have a common goal: To become a professional boxer.
[The synopsis may be inaccurate as ジェ hasn’t read the novel.]
Suda Masaki as Shinji
Harbouring hate for his mother who abandoned him, he is always causing trouble for people around him. After being released from the juvenile detention centre for an attempted murder offence, he takes up boxing in hope to change for the better and fill the empty place in his heart.
Other main cast members include Yang Ik-June as Barikan, Santamaria Yusuke as Horiguchi and Yamada Yuki as Yuji.
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Novel (movie version)
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