Riding Uphill








             Life is an uphill road to run furiously.








Original Title                    Gachi Boshi
Released Year 2017
Genre drama, sport
Language Japanese


Screening Format DCP/HDCAM/Blu-ray
Screening Format with English subtitles        DCP/Blu-ray
Director(s) Kan Eguchi

Kenichi Abe, Shodai Fukuyama, Mari Hayashida, Hanamaru Hakata, Morooka Moro

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Koji Hamajima is a 39years old man, training at Shuzenji bicycle race school to be an official racer. Surrounded by 20-something young boys or even teenagers, Koji struggles to keep up with the level on everyday training. Eight years ago Koji was a professional baseball player of Fukuoka Softbank Hawks. However he was designated for assignment, which lead a sloppy life. Being frustrated by betraying his best friend, betraying his family Koji left his wife and son, and went back to his hometown alone. However a long-familiar face from local ramen shop encouraged him to become a bicycle racer…