A young outcast named Sean Boswell is leaving school one day, when a fellow female student compliments him on his car. The girls boyfriend, Clay, is jealous that she's talking with another person, and confronts Sean, insulting his car. Clay proceeds to brag about his Viper, while Sean insults him for using basic information you can read in a brochure. Sean gets in his car, and starts to drive off, when Clay throws a baseball through his back window. Sean stops his car, and gets out to confront Clay. Little does he know, Sean is wielding a wrench and smiles smugly. Clay's girlfriend intervenes, stating that the boys should race and the winner gets to date her. Sean agrees, as does Clay. The two race in a neighborhood under construction. In the midst of the race, Clay and his girlfriend crash into a piece of concrete tubing, while Sean plows through a house and ends up flipping his car.
Later, Sean is seen at a police station, where Clay and his girlfriend get off of any charges because of their parents. Sean, however, is not so lucky, and stands a chance of serving jail time. His mother sends him to Japan, where his father lives in a low-rent part of town. Sean arrives "1 day late" (or so says his father) due to the time variation between the U.S. and Japan. A women, who is implied to be a prostitute or perhaps a date, is seen leaving the apartment, obviously disgruntled by Sean showing up...............