International Title
Lesson of the Evil
Japanese Title
 悪の教典
 [Aku no Kyoten]
Production: Toho / OLM / Dentsu / Nippon Shuppan / Bungeishunju / A-Team
Distributor: Toho Japan: 2012
  Time: 128 minutes
 
Initial US Title
 Lesson of the Evil
US Distributor: Film Independent (2013) Time: 128 minutes
Alternate Movie Titles:
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Details
Seiji Hasumi is a well liked teacher at the Shinko Academy, a private high school, by both his students and fellow teachers. However, student Reika Katagiri and teacher Masanobu Tsurii begin to suspect there might be something dark beneath Hasumi's friendly persona as he miraculously manages to make the schools problems "go away".

Staff
Directed by Takashi Miike
Writing credits Takashi Miike, Yusuke Kishi
Produced by Koji Azuma, Misako Saka, Toru Mori, Akihiro Yamauchi, Minami Ichikawa
Music by Koji Endo
Cinematography by Nobuyasu Kita
Film Editing by Kenji Yamashita
Production Design by Yuji Hayashida, Eri Sakushima
Assistant Director Kentaro Harada
Director of Special Effects Yuichi Matsui, Kaori Ohtagaki
Cast
Seiji Hasumi, English Teacher Hideaki Ito
Tetsuro Shibahara, Math Teacher Takayuki Yamada
Masanobu Tsurii, Math Teacher Mitsuru Fukikoshi
Takeki Kume, Art Teacher Takehiro Hira
Reika Katagiri, Student Fumi Nikaido
Keisuke Hayamizu, Student Shota Sometani
Kakeru Takagi, Student Yukito Nishii
Yuzuka Takahashi, Student Rio Kanno
Yukio Tajiri, Student Kaoru Fujiwara
Masahiko Maejima, Student Kento Hayashi
Miho Hayashi, Student Nanami Fujimoto
Misaki Abe, Student Fujiko Kojima
Fuko Onodera, Student Runa Natsui
Miya Yasuhara, Student Erina Mizuno
Yuichiro Nagoshi, Student Kodai Asaka
Masahiro Tadenuma, Student Kenta Darvish
Mayu Sato, Student Mika Ayano
Saori Yokota, Student Toko Miura
Rina Kiyota, Student Takemi Fujii
Satomi Shirai, Student Mayu Matsuoka
Madoka Ushio, Student Rena Kanzaki
Ai Hoshida, Student Yukino Kishii
Hisashi Nakamura, Student Raiki Nemoto
Mai Isagawa, Student Sakura Hayashi
Ayumi Nagai, Student Sairi Ito
Ayane Mita, Student Kasumi Yamaya
Hiroshi Matsumoto, Student Asuka Kudo
Akira Suzuki, Student Toshi Takeuchi
Nana Kubota, Student Airi Yamamoto
Daisuke Shiomi, Student Ryo Yokoyama
Takuma Yamaguchi, Student Tatsuya Kishida
Momoko Yoshida, Student Mizuho Kaneo
Takumi Tsubochi, Student Koki Horikoshi
Tetsuya Izumi, Student Kazuma Takeda
Satoshi Kinoshita, Student Hiroki Nakajima
Sakai Hiroki, Assistant Principal Eisuke Sasai
Junko Taro Saki Takaoka
- Kenichi Takito
Monster Appearances Aliens, SDF, Misc
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Posters

Box Office
Release Date: November 10, 2012 (Japan)
Opening Weekend: ¥296,557,048 / $3,731,216 (Japan, 309 Theaters)
Total: ¥2,340,000,000 / $29,000,000 (Japan, Rough Figure)

DVDs and Blu-Ray
Region 2 Lesson of the Evil: Introduction Toho (2012)
Region 2 Lesson of the Evil: Standard Edition Toho (2013)
Region 2 Lesson of the Evil: Excellent Edition Toho (2013)
Blu-Ray Lesson of the Evil: Excellent Edition Toho (2013)

Reviews
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