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Hai kikku gâru! (2009)

Not Rated | | Action | 30 May 2009 (Japan)
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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Rina Takeda Rina Takeda ... Kei Tsuchiya
Tatsuya Naka Tatsuya Naka ... Yoshiaki Matsumura
Ryûki Takahashi Ryûki Takahashi ... Ryôsuke Nakama
Kyôji Amano Kyôji Amano ... Kenga
Masahiro Sudô Masahiro Sudô ... Ryûsoku
Akihito Yagi Akihito Yagi ... Kûken
Kazuma Yamane Kazuma Yamane ... Tentô
Shinji Suzuki Shinji Suzuki ... Tenha
Mayu Gamou Mayu Gamou ... Hien (as Mayu Gamô)
Kazutoshi Yokoyama Kazutoshi Yokoyama ... Kototsu
Ichirô Sugisawa Ichirô Sugisawa ... Tenshô
Hisae Watanabe Hisae Watanabe ... Shûrei
Misako Nagashima Misako Nagashima ... Hishô
Fuyuhiko Nishi Fuyuhiko Nishi ... Akagi-ken
Aya Sugiyama 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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Country:

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Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

30 May 2009 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

High-Kick Girl! See more »

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Japan

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DTS | Dolby Digital

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1.85 : 1
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Senseless violence but entertaining
1 June 2011 | by ebiros2See all my reviews

Don't expect complex plot in this one. It's about a high school brown belt karate student who's unusually strong, and goes about beating up black belts in college, and delinquents in other high schools.

The movie is one continuous stream of karate action from one scene to another. It's not even worth mentioning what the plot of the story is. The karate action is also pretty fake looking as you can see that the actors are not actually hitting the opponent.

A good movie to watch if you have nothing to do on a rainy evening, which is exactly what I did. It's in the genre of mindless entertainment, and as for that it's worth a watch.


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