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Project A-Ko (1986)

Purojekuto A-ko (original title)
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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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Tomoko Kawasaki (screenplay), Yûji Moriyama (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Miki Itô ... Eiko 'A-Ko' Magami (voice)
Stacey Gregg Stacey Gregg ... A-ko (1992) (voice)
Emi Shinohara ... Biko 'B-ko' Daitokuji (voice)
Denica Fairman Denica Fairman ... B-ko (1992) (voice)
Michie Tomizawa ... Shiko 'C-ko' Kotobuki (voice)
Julia Braams Julia Braams ... C-ko (1992) (voice) (as Julia Brahms)
Shûichi Ikeda Shûichi Ikeda ... Cpt. Napolipolita (voice)
Jay Benedict ... Captain (1992) (voice)
Marc Smith ... D / Commander / Mari / Walla (1992) (voice)
Tesshô Genda ... Spy-D (voice)
Asami Mukaidono Asami Mukaidono ... Miss Ayumi (voice)
Liza Ross Liza Ross ... Ayumi (1992) (voice) (as Lisa Ross)
Akari Hibino Akari Hibino ... Asa (voice) (as Yoko Kogaiyu)
Toni Barry Toni Barry ... Asa / Students / Tech / Witness / Walla (1992) (voice)
Yoshino Takamori Yoshino Takamori ... Ine (voice)
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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. Written by David McGuire <bdm55707@jetson.uh.edu>

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

21 June 1986 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Project A-Ko See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The names of the three main characters, A-ko, B-ko and C-ko, are actually a reference to a common naming pattern of female extras in Japanese movie scripts, as they simply mean Girl A, Girl B and Girl C. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

[Hurls spider mecha at A-ko]
B-ko: Spider Shot!
[Hurls tank at spider mecha]
A-ko: Spider Shot countered!
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Alternate Versions

Much of the English language dub dialog is significantly altered from the straight Japanese translation, and some characters have dialog where they were silent in the Japanese version. An obvious example of this occurs when A-ko lands on the wing of a fighter while making her way to the alien spacecraft. In the original Japanese, the pilot cannot be heard, but can be seen gesturing. In the English language version, he can be clearly heard saying "I'll get you down!" See more »

Connections

Followed by Project A-Ko 2: Daitokuji zaibatsu no inbô (1987) See more »

Soundtracks

In Your Eyes
Performed by Samantha Newark
Composed by Joey Carbone and Richie Zito
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crazy, but actually holds the greatest potential
22 February 2001 | by GreyFox37See all my reviews

this hilarious anime has everything you'd want: rivals, aliens, space battles, humor, and school. lol. the soundtrack to this is one of the best i've heard. the animation is very cool, and the characters are hilarious. this is a great title to watch if youy're depressed or having a bad day. it can brighten anyone.


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