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High-Kick Girl! (2009)

Hai kikku gâru! (original title)
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Young girl Kei Tsuchiya(played by Rina Takeda)is a very talented karate pupil, trained by her sensei Yoshiaki Matsumura(played by Tatsuya Naka). But Kei Tsuchiya is very arrogant and spends... See full summary »

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Rina Takeda ...
Kei Tsuchiya
Tatsuya Naka ...
Yoshiaki Matsumura
Ryûki Takahashi ...
Ryôsuke Nakama
Kyôji Amano ...
Kenga
Masahiro Sudo ...
Ryûsoku (as Masahiro Sudô)
Akihito Yagi ...
Kûken
Kazuma Yamane ...
Tentô
Shinji Suzuki ...
Tenha
Mayu Gamou ...
Hien (as Mayu Gamô)
Kazutoshi Yokoyama ...
Kototsu
Ichirô Sugisawa ...
Tenshô
Hisae Watanabe ...
Shûrei
Misako Nagashima ...
Hishô
Fuyuhiko Nishi ...
Akagi-ken
Aya Sugiyama ...
Chôka
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Young girl Kei Tsuchiya(played by Rina Takeda)is a very talented karate pupil, trained by her sensei Yoshiaki Matsumura(played by Tatsuya Naka). But Kei Tsuchiya is very arrogant and spends her time degrading various other karate students in different karate challenges. One day she is approached by a mysterious organisation called The Destroyers, that wants to recruit her. But too late she realizes that it's not her,rather her sensei Matsumura, they are interested in. Written by curtherzstark

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More than just a cute high school girl. She is a master of Karate!

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The Title literally says it all, There is not much more to the movie than that.
7 February 2015 | by See all my reviews

I must admit I really enjoyed watching the movie.

I really like the fight sequences done in the film. Without knowing anything but what I see, it feels like a group of people who knew Karate got together and made a cheap karate film. I can't help but to find that cool. If I knew Karate, and knew a butch of other people that knew Karate, I would get my camera and do the same thing.

It was the good type of cheesy. Sure, these guys need to learn how to do some fight choreography to make the fights more fluid, and to make the blows more realistic (A good sound guy could have help with that as well), but when it comes to Marshal arts films, I got to give these guys and A for effort. It was pure enjoyment.

The story was so weak it does not need to be mentioned and I did not get the need to repeat fight scenes in slow motion, which showed us how accurate the technique is, but show us how fake the contact was, but overall it was cool that things like this get made.


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