20th Century Boys [J-Movie]

Growing older is pretty rough and Kenji is finding out just how hard it can be as life starts wearing down on him. On top of trying to make ends meet running a convenience store he has to care for the niece that his missing sister left in his care. Memories of youth make it easier, until those memories come back to haunt him. Kenji and his old friends are slowly being drawn into a mysterious conspiracy that could threaten the world. Who is the mysterious “Friend” and how does he tie into Kenji’s youth? Why are there disappearances and deaths tied into Ochanomizu University? Their memories hold the keys to the puzzle, but time and age have clouded their minds. The strange occurrences and the reach of the “Friend” conspiracy grow by the day. It will all culminate on New Year’s Eve 2000. Will Kenji and the others be able to put together the puzzle and save the world?

Cast: Toshiaki Karasawa, Etsushi Toyokawa, Takako Tokiwa, Airi Taira, Naohito Fujiki, Arata, Bengal, Yoriko Douguchi

Japanese Title: 20-Seiki Shonen
English Title: 20th Century Boys
Year: 2008
Directed by: Yukihiko Tsutsumi
Genre: Fantasy / Mystery / Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Language: Japanese
Subtitles: English (idx/sub)

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