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Teen life is tough. And high school life is even tougher. But if you're one of the delinquents sent to Cromartie, it'swell, put it this way, it ain't The O.C. So pack your bags, put on your best tough-guy swagger, and get a lesson in insanity from the losers, bruisers, and thugs at Cromartie High.
The absurd, minimalist comedy Cromartie High takes place at the school parents don't want their children to attend: It's an academic disaster area with a student body comprised of deliquents, thugs, and punks, not to mention a robot, a gorilla, and a mute caricature of Freddie Mercury. Takashi Kamiyama enrolls there to prove that a good student can study anywhere. Although the Cromartie students spend a lot of time bragging about how bad they are, they don't really do much. They talk about fights, but don't engage in any, even when toughs from rival Destrade High kidnap Maede for the umpteenth time. Takenouchi, the boss of the Cromartie freshman gets carsick; none of the freshman will say Mechazawa is a robot, for fear of hurting his feelings; Yamaguchi, the head thug at Destrade dreams of forming a comedy-writing team with Kamiyama. About the only thing that moves in the show is Hayashida's lavender topknot. A good student may be able to study anywhere, but no one learns much at Cromartie High. (Rated TV 14: violence, toilet humor) --Charles Solomon
I really missed these kind of animes. Cromartie High School is going to make you laugh !!!!!!Published 11 months ago by Miguel
Make no mistake - Cromartie High School is nothing like The Matrix.
It is not, in fact, much like anything I have ever seen. Read more
I'm sure you're reading this, wondering to yourself if you should buy this. But your question should be "Are you man enough to handle all the testosterone gushing out of every... Read morePublished on December 11, 2012 by riot_shark
This is the most bizarre anime that I have seen and I enjoy it. A student with a hair that moves on its own, a gorilla, a robot, and so much more weirdness is great.Published on June 26, 2012 by Schuylar
I am a fan of any anime with funny outtakes or just a funny storyline! I believe Cromartie High School is that one series! Read morePublished on August 1, 2007 by Sean
Had no clue what was going to happen before I saw this aside form the description on the box. This is not everyone's cup of tea but I enjoyed it immensely. Read morePublished on December 2, 2005 by Ronnie Clay
Man this DVD is so hilarious. This is one of my favorite series out there. Between a guy with a mohawk that changes with his mood, a fighter with extreme motion sickness, and a... Read morePublished on July 22, 2005