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Be-Bop High School (ビー・バップ・ハイスクール, Bī Bappu Hai Sukūru) is a manga series by Kazuhiro Kiuchi that was published in sequential parts in the magazine Young Magazine from 1983 onwards. It has been adapted into seven live-action films, a video game and an OVA anime series.
The story revolves around the lives of two rough-and-tumble high school friends, Kato Hiroshi and Nakama Toru, who frequently cause trouble and start fights. In keeping with the spirit of the manga, Toru and Hiroshi style their hair in a slicked back pompadours and also adopt exaggerated swaggering gaits. The manga also features an assortment of outlandish characters who also sport unusual fashions and hairdos.