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Project A-Ko (1986)

Purojekuto A-ko (original title)
Unrated | | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi | 21 June 1986 (Japan)
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Project A-ko is the typical love triangle of three school girls and their confrontations with aliens, giant robots, and women who look like burly men.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Miki Itô ...
A-ko (voice)
Stacey Gregg ...
A-ko (1992) (voice)
Emi Shinohara ...
B-ko (voice)
Denica Fairman ...
B-ko (1992) (voice)
Michie Tomizawa ...
C-ko (voice)
Julia Braams ...
C-ko (1992) (voice) (as Julia Brahms)
Shûichi Ikeda ...
Captain (voice)
Captain (1992) (voice)
Marc Smith ...
D / Commander / Mari / Walla (1992) (voice)
Tesshô Genda ...
D (voice)
Asami Mukaidono ...
Ayumi (voice)
Liza Ross ...
Ayumi (1992) (voice) (as Lisa Ross)
Akari Hibino ...
Asa (voice) (as Yoko Kogaiyu)
Toni Barry ...
Asa / Students / Tech / Witness / Walla (1992) (voice)
Yoshino Takamori ...
Ine (voice)


Project A-ko is the typical love triangle of three school girls and their confrontations with aliens, giant robots, and women who look like burly men. Written by David McGuire <bdm55707@jetson.uh.edu>

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Did You Know?


According to Yûji Moriyama, the reason that A-ko and B-ko call out their attacks before executing them is taken from the 1970's manga Astro Kyudan in which the baseball players do the same thing. See more »


After the alien ship destroys the space station, the resulting wreckage floats across the screen towards the left comes to a complete stop. In the next shot, the debris is moving once again. See more »


Miss Ayumi: [teaching class] When the poet says "Oh,to substantialize this supasataitias ontelogical quitity." he is expressing something that I think you'll agree is central to most people's lives.At the same time,what does it tell us about his absurdest views of human existence?A good question.Then his obsession with ecumenical transcendentalism is revealing.
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Spoofs Fist of the North Star (1984) See more »


In Your Eyes
(B-ko's theme)
Sung by Samantha Newark
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One of my favorite animes!
17 April 2004 | by (Fenton, Missouri, USA) – See all my reviews

Well, to start, I saw this movie on VHS about 10 years ago. I was amazed at how well Project A-Ko was written and animated. I bought the DVD version just the other day. The fight between A-Ko and B-Ko was well drawn, and is one of the best fight scenes ever. I mean that it got to the point where they were throwing Earth and alien military tanks at each other!!!

There also were quite a few hilarious scenes. The 4 scenes where the guy that was looking for C-Ko gets pummeled by A-Ko's superhuman speed was one of them. Another was A-Ko and B-Ko rescuing C-Ko. A-Ko jumps onto military fighter airplane that's in mid-air, and the airplane gets destroyed because she was distracting the pilot.

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