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Director:
Writers:
Shoichi Maruyama
Shinji Wada (manga "Sukeban Deka")
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Release Date:
30 September 2006 (Japan) See more »
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Plot:
Recruited by a clandestine police organization, "K" must stop a plot by student radicals to create anarchy in Japan... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)
Aya Matsuura ... Saki Asamiya
Rika Ishikawa ... Reika Akiyama
Erika Miyoshi ... Kotomi Kanda
Yui Okada ... Tae Konno
Yuki Saitô ... Saki's Mother
Hiroyuki Nagato ... Kurayami Shirei
Shunsuke Kubozuka ... Jiro Kimura / 'Romeo'
Riki Takeuchi ... Kazutoshi Kira
Makoto Sakamoto ... Higashiyama
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Nicole Dionne ... Reika Akiyama (voice)
Ryûki Kitaoka

Mark Musashi ... Wu
Takashi Nishina
Tak Sakaguchi ... Romeo's thug
Derek Wade ... Jiro Kimuro (voice)

Directed by
Kenta Fukasaku 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Shoichi Maruyama 
Shinji Wada  manga "Sukeban Deka"

Produced by
Masatake Kondô .... producer
Tatsuya Kunimatsu .... producer
Mitsuru Kurosawa .... executive producer
Masao Mochizuki .... line producer
Naoki Yamazaki .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Gorô Yasukawa 
 
Cinematography by
Takashi Komatsu 
 
Film Editing by
Chieko Suzaki 
 
Art Direction by
Hidemitsu Yamazaki 
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Megumi Sawada .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Shibayama Nobuhiro .... sound
 
Special Effects by
Michiki Nobutaka .... special effects supervisor
 
Stunts
Makoto Yokoyama .... action director
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Mitsuo Watanabe .... lighting
 
Other crew
Shigeyuki Endô .... planning
Yasuhiro Hasegawa .... planning
Shigeki Kageyama .... planning
Chieko Makino .... script supervisor
Jin Matsuda .... planning
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Sukeban Deka: Kôdo nêmu = Asamiya Saki" - Japan (original title)
"Yo-Yo Girl Cop: Codename - Saki Asamiya" - International (English title) (literal title)
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Japan:98 min
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Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: Saki chases a bomb-carrying classmate into a shopping mall. It's bright sunshine outside when they enter the mall, but on several occasions inside, skylights are visible showing that it is night outside. As the DVD featurette reveals, the mall interior sequences were filmed late at night.See more »
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Slick remake., 27 December 2011
Author: Dave from Ottawa from Canada

Live action Film and TV adaptations of the Sukeban Deka graphic novel series go all the way back to the early 70s, plus there is an anime version as well. The gimmick here is that a girl delinquent is coerced into working undercover for the cops at a high school. But she has no gun, only a high tech combat yo-yo. No really. Okay. the main story premise is frankly absurd, but the fans of the manga series are familiar with it and by this point don't care. Anyway, what sets this version apart from its predecessors is the greater use of cutting edge special effects to go along with much more elaborate fight choreography. The camera tracks with the yo-yo during fights, creating great point of view action, for one thing, and often switches to the weapon or fists of her opponent during cross-cuts. The shot-making here was clearly influenced by first person shooter games, and the action has a video game fluidity and sense of fun. The violence is pretty PG stuff for Japan, I suppose so as not to dismay the series largely female following, but the pace is fast and the bad girl showdowns are played just straight enough to keep things from getting silly.

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