Nerawareta gakuen (1981) AKA The Aimed School / School in the Crosshairs


Mitamura Yuka is a normal, shy high school student… Except for the fact that she has psychic powers. When a new student with similar powers begins to show her skills, creating a force of psychic Nazi student enforcers, Yuka and her friends vow to stop her. But behind it all is a mysterious force that will put Yuka’s powers to the ultimate test!

Director: Nobuhiko Obayashi. AKA The Aimed School / School in the Crosshairs ねらわれた学園’
Writer: Taku Mayumura (novel).
Stars: Hiroko Yakushimaru, Ryôichi Takayanagi, Miyoko Akaza, Fumi Dan, Hajine Hana, Masami Hasegawa, Chiharu Kuri, Toru Minegishi, Kôichi Miura, Kaori Mizushima, Nobuyo Ohyama, Goroh Oishi, Yusuke Okada, Noriko Sengoku, Hiromitsu Suzuki, Macoto Tezuka.



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  1. January 18, 2021

    Jon —

    What an absolutely incredible film! Thanks for posting!

    A minor word of warning, however: the version up on Youtube doesn’t have the very surreal opening, so, yes, take the time to download this one!

    I’ve posted a review on my site, Rivets on the Poster, so feel free to check it out!

  2. Darian
    April 12, 2021

    Ôbayashi captures the feelings of growing up in ways like no one else this was a joy thank you!

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