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Yo-Yo Girl Cop (2006)

Sukeban deka: Kôdo nêmu = Asamiya Saki (original title)
Not Rated | | Action | 30 September 2006 (Japan)
Recruited by a clandestine police organization, "K" must stop a plot by student radicals to create anarchy in Japan. Armed with a hi-tech steel yo-yo, and a new name (Asamiya Saki), she ... See full summary »


Kenta Fukasaku


Shoichi Maruyama, Shinji Wada (manga "Sukeban Deka")

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Credited cast:
Aya Matsuura Aya Matsuura ... Saki Asamiya
Rika Ishikawa Rika Ishikawa ... Reika Akiyama
Erika Miyoshi Erika Miyoshi ... Kotomi Kanda
Yui Okada Yui Okada ... Tae Konno
Yuki Saitô Yuki Saitô ... Saki's Mother
Hiroyuki Nagato Hiroyuki Nagato ... Kurayami Shirei
Shunsuke Kubozuka Shunsuke Kubozuka ... Jiro Kimura / 'Romeo'
Riki Takeuchi ... Kazutoshi Kira
Makoto Sakamoto Makoto Sakamoto ... Higashiyama
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Nicole Dionne ... Reika Akiyama (voice)
Yôzaburô Itô Yôzaburô Itô ... Romeo's Thug
Ryûki Kitaoka Ryûki Kitaoka
Mark Musashi ... Wu
Takashi Nishina Takashi Nishina
Tak Sakaguchi ... Romeo's thug


Recruited by a clandestine police organization, "K" must stop a plot by student radicals to create anarchy in Japan. Armed with a hi-tech steel yo-yo, and a new name (Asamiya Saki), she must infiltrate an elite high school to find the terrorists but finds an even more sinister plan is about to unfold. Written by JMaruyama

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]





Release Date:

30 September 2006 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Tokyo Girl Cop See more »

Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


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 »


Follows Sukeban deka: Kazama sanshimai no gyakushû (1988) See more »


(Theme Song)
Composed and Lyrics by Tsunku
Music by Nishida Masafumi
Performed by GAM
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A young cop girl armed with a yo-yo... Yeah, okay...
1 May 2012 | by paul_haakonsenSee all my reviews

Only in Japan...

"Yo Yo Girl Cop" was actually really cheesy, but it worked on a great level. The action was nice, over-the-top and outrageous as you'd find only in Japanese movies.

The storyline was equally cheesy and silly. A young girl is recruited by some odd police force to infiltrate a school, and she is given a yo-yo as a weapon. A yo-yo! Yeah, cool... So it is no secret that it is not the story that drives the movie, but the action keeps the engine running.

Despite it being a non-plausible story and cheesy movie, then "Yo Yo Girl Cop" was actually great entertainment. It is a total no-brainer with lots of adrenaline and action. The fighting scenes were actually well choreographed and were nice to look at.

"Yo Yo Girl Cop" is actually worth sitting down to watch if you have an hour and a half to spare. When I saw that it was starring J-Pop sensation Aya Matsuura, I was a bit skeptical, as I am not much fan of singers turning to the movies, but she actually pulled off her role quite well.

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