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Karate Girl (2011)

K.G. (original title)
TV-MA | | Action | 5 February 2011 (Japan)
A mysterious group kidnap a girl's sister. Years later, the group reappears and she is determined to get her sister back.

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Yoshikatsu Kimura

Writer:

Fuyuhiko Nishi (screenplay)
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Credited cast:
Rina Takeda Rina Takeda ... Ayaka Kurenai / Ayaka Ikegami
Hina Tobimatsu Hina Tobimatsu ... Natsuki Kurenai / Sakura
Tatsuya Naka Tatsuya Naka ... Tatsuya Kurenai
Kazutoshi Yokoyama Kazutoshi Yokoyama ... Ryûji Mutô
Richard Heselton Richard Heselton ... Keith (as Richard William Heselton)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kyôji Amano Kyôji Amano
Keisuke Horibe ... Amane Tagawa
Noriko Iriyama Noriko Iriyama ... Miki Ikegami
Tatsuya Mori Tatsuya Mori
Fuyuhiko Nishi Fuyuhiko Nishi
Ichirô Sugisawa Ichirô Sugisawa
Kazuma Takeda Kazuma Takeda
Saori Takizawa Saori Takizawa ... Reiko Ôhashi
Kôichi Yamadera ... Opening Narration (voice)
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In an attack on the heir to a style of karate in order to steal a coveted belt, and its glory, a band of mercenaries and its mastermind kill the said man. Assuming one daughter dead, they carry off and kidnap the younger sister. The sisters are reunited and pitted against each other ten years later - and each could be a deadly karate weapon. Written by aghaemi

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Country:

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Language:

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Release Date:

5 February 2011 (Japan) See more »

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Quotes

Keith: You lose, you die.
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Ready, Steady, Go!
Performed by Rina Takeda
Written by Kaori Morikawa
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The action scenes are OK. But you will skip through everything else!
7 October 2011 | by chrichtonsworldSee all my reviews

With the compulsory dramatic intro scene you immediately get to know the villain of the movie and the younger versions of the Karate Girls. Come again two Karate girls. Yes,two of them. And both who actually know Karate. The story is very simple. Yet the director thought it necessary to explain what Karate should be about in almost every talking scene. Even in some of the action scenes there seems to be too much talking. The action scenes are adequate but do look very choreographed. Sometimes far too slow and too much breaks during fights. Since the pace of the movie is quite slow it only makes the movie even seem slower. It surely doesn't help that the movie takes itself far too seriously. Especially when the acting is real bad.It is a shame really that the director failed to put in some real excitement. The trailer for this movie looks promising. But like most trailers they put in the best scenes from the movie in there. So in this case you are better off watching the trailer.


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