Subject Genki

This is a short documentary about Genki from Setagaya, Tokyo. He is a Kyusha lover who has been in the Zokusha culture ever since he was a teenager. People like Genki are hated in Japan because criminal activities are often related to this culture. Throughout the film, however, Genki’s honest love for Kyusha can be seen.

Kyusha (旧車) - Old school motorcycles or cars
Bosozoku (暴走族) - Japanese motorcycle gangs mostly consisted of teenagers
Kyushakai (旧車會) - Group of Kyusha lovers, generally former Bosozoku members
Zokusha (族車) - Bosozoku-style customized motorcycles or cars
Genkosha (現行車) - Current motorcycles or cars
Call (コール) - Idling/accelerator music

  • Tadayoshi Nakayama
    Videographer
  • Genki Yoshikata
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Runtime:
    10 minutes 15 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    October 8, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    10 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Japan
  • Country of Filming:
    Japan
  • Language:
    Japanese
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
Director