Masaki Suda (front) shows his loyalty to Yudai Chiba (right) in the film Teiichi: Battle of Supreme High (catgegory IIA; Japanese). Jun Shison (left) and Ryoma Takeuchi (back) co-star.

Film review – Teiichi: Battle of Supreme High sees the funny side of Japanese politics

Director Akira Nagai’s adaptation from a best-selling manga series is a wacky political satire using slapstick and campy overacting to offer comedy gold – and some food for thought on democratic ideals

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Masaki Suda (front) shows his loyalty to Yudai Chiba (right) in the film Teiichi: Battle of Supreme High (catgegory IIA; Japanese). Jun Shison (left) and Ryoma Takeuchi (back) co-star.
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