Director Takashi Miike's recreated Hiroshi Takahashi's original comic book that sold more than 32 million copies in Japan. This film is about violence in private institutes. The film presents the story that precedes the comic book. The characters have also been newly re-created.
Suzuran High School is also known as The School of Crows. The biggest clique, Serizawa Army and its boss Tamaran Serizawa are challenged by a new student to the read moreschool, Kenji Takiya. Takiya, son of a yakuza boss, wants to be the school's ace fighter. But at the advice of Ken Katagiri, a low-ranked start-out yakuza, Takiya starts to muster together a gang of his own. And as he grows into a true leader, he must face an ultimate battle with Serizawa's gang. Through Serizawa and Takiya's battle, director Takahashi shows not only his unique aesthetics for violence but also the true meaning of charisma, friendship, and leadership.