Daily Lives of High School Boys (2013) is a live action movie adaptation of a manga and anime series from Japan.  Although the source material is supposed to be a relaxed and comedic look at the lives of high school boys without being plot-heavy, I think that the movie will benefit from having more plot.  In its current form we get to see sometimes interesting scenes due to the boys’ complete inability to behave normally in front of girls or speak to them, when they participate in a joint-school festival with a girls’ school.  I think this adaptation is unsuccessful, as many of the plot lines seem to go nowhere, hindering the movie experience for people like me, who is not familiar with the manga or anime.  It ends suddenly, without resolving anything.

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