'Hood (film)

Directed byHakaru Sunamoto
Written byHakaru Sunamoto
Produced byHiro Nakamura
Akira Uchizuki
StarringShuji Kashiwabara
Chiharu Matsuda
CinematographyToyoshi Tsuda
Music byMisia
Monday Michiru
Shinichi Osawa
Distributed byNKK
Release date
  • July 10, 1998 (1998-07-10) (Japan)
Running time
128 minutes

'Hood is a 1998 Japanese film directed by Hakaru Sunamoto, and starring Shuji Kashiwabara.

The soundtrack of 'Hood features songs by Shinichi Osawa and Monday Michiru's special unit, Viva Unity, Zeebra, Muro and Misia.


Camping on the streets of Tokyo, Michio meets Chihiro, a dancer, whom he makes fun of at first, but later befriends. Together they join a team of aspiring dancers and aim to make their professional debut. Michio and Chihiro gradually develop feelings for each other but, triggered by jealousy, Michio's old friends try to come in between them.


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