Four teenage boys in '60s Japan start a surf-rock band, with the help from some friends and family, along the way.
I'm a sucker for a good coming-of-age tale (especially one involving music) and this does a nice job of capturing that feeling of newfound passion, as well as the experience of sharing it with others. It's cute, real wholesome shit.
The only gripe I have is with the few outdated comments regarding homosexuality, but it is a film from '92 set in '65. So, I can forgive. It's also maybe a tad too long in the runtime.
My second Ōbayashi after Hausu, which is hard to top, but this one is also a banger, or a bop. Depending on your definition.
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