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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:

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Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The original film elements have apparently been lost. Please check your attic. (All DVD editions of the film, including the Japanese releases, had to be produced from existing video sources.) 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

Miss Ayumi: Who, why, what. Tank-ku-chi? Consequently it is the "We Are The World" of the Muromachi Period. At daybreak, the H2O is a fermata. Love in your Sigma Z. The path of love is always of the Rias type. To the side! To the side! A tank is passing...
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Alternate Versions

The original subtitled North American releases, on VHS and Laserdisc, are presented in "Mangarama" format that preserves the aspect ratio by positioning the top of the film against the top of the screen and widening the bottom black bar. This was done so that subtitles do not interfere with the video image. See more »

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Awesome animation feature from Japan
11 September 2003 | by MadWatchSee all my reviews

Project A-KO is probably one of my first forays into the world of Anime (Japanese Animation). With its female characters, martial arts fighting portrayals, collateral damage, super-science, super-powered people, aliens and spaceships, this movie successfully spoofs the Anime genre up until 1986.

This is a great introductory movie for people that want to start enjoying Anime. It is campy, light-hearted and exciting all at once. Since the movie is a comedy-spoof, it almost always fails to take itself seriously.

Project A-Ko is one of the most enduring Anime experiences of all time. The English dub is done rather well so those that dislike subtitles can still enjoy the movie with little distraction.

9.5/10


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