Movie Night with Jhon: High School Debut

by jh

I’ve started writing a weekly column for the website In this column, I’ll be taking a look at some live-action adaptations of manga and/or anime. This can range from some pretty big blockbuster titles to more obscure arthouse works. It’s all fair game. While I’ll be focusing on how these titles work as films, I’ll also have a section at the bottom of the article that discusses the source work by itself.

high school debut

In this week’s column for, I take a look at Tsutomu Hanabusa’s 2011 film, High School Debut. I also talk about the source manga by Kazune Kawahara.