Hoshizora no marionette (1978) AKA Puppets Under Starry Skies


Hideo is the leader of the motorcycle gang The Bears. He beats up the leader of a rival gang The Scorpions without a reason. The Scorpions retaliate, which lands Hideo severly injured in the hospital of Hiroshi’s father. Hiroshi, the black sheep of his wealthy family is a gay boy with a drug addiction, who’s deeply in love with the cool, self-assured Hideo. But Hideo ignores Hiroshi’s affection and dates Akemi, the promiscuous daughter of a hooker mother. Thus an unhappy love triangle develops.

Director: Hôjin Hashiura. AKA Puppets Under Starry Skies
Stars: Yoichi Miura, Kazuhito Takei, Ako, Moeko Ezawa, Teizô Muta, Haruko Mabuchi.


How would you rate this movie?

Click on a star to rate it!


  1. Michael
    October 24, 2019

    Have not seen a Hashiura film as yet and the great man Jon fulfil my wish. Many thanks

  2. Reimondo
    December 19, 2019

    Another very good film Jon, cheers, a lot of dark undertones in it, but well worth the watch

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *