Sweat Punch

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Synonyms: Deep Imagination, Dan Petory Kyoushu no Yuutsu, Professor Dan Petry's Blues, End of the World, Kigeki, Comedy, Higan, Beyond, Garakuta no Machi, Junk Town
Japanese: スウェットパンチ
English: Sweat Punch
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Type: OVA
Episodes: 5
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Mar 2, 2002 to Jul 1, 2006
Producers: Grasshoppa!, Beyond C.
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Studio 4°C
Source: Original
Genres: ActionAction, FantasyFantasy
Themes: HistoricalHistorical, MechaMecha
Duration: 11 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity


Score: 7.281 (scored by 1626016,260 users)
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Ranked: #28142
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Popularity: #3655
Members: 38,815
Favorites: 191

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Sweat Punch is a series of five Studio 4°C shorts collected as a direct-to-DVD package film entitled Deep Imagination.

Characters & Voice Actors


Tanaka, Eiko
Nakazawa, Kazuto
Director, Key Animation
Kobayashi, Osamu
Director, Sound Director, Key Animation, Art Director, Setting, Color Design
Itou, Nobutake


Opening Theme

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"Ave Maria" by Franz Peter Schubert

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Aug 11, 2010
Kigeki is in fact a brilliant old dark comedy before comedy of this day actually meant funny. Its a Dark Comedy in itself where it precieves one thing but is in fact another thing. In this series they are short so it would take you maybe an hour or 2 maybe not even that long to watch the full series but it is a defiantly must see series.
It draws you into its illusion the first second you start to watch it and it keeps your attention until it finally ends. This was a very amazing series to me I have never seen anything like it ...
Jul 21, 2019
Mixed Feelings
I am not sure how to write a review for this or what score to pick. Hence, the respectful 6 for "fine". This is a mini anthology series consisting of 5 OVA's. Each tells a vastly different story and setting. With little to connect them aside from the somewhat experimental visuals. They're the easiest thing to attach yourself to and be entertained.

I suppose... it is a mixed bag with a little bit of something for almost everyone. If you're not necessarily into comedy, it's still at least worth looking into and a way to pay respects to the work that went into them.
May 19, 2009
Preliminary (1/5 eps)
This review is for End of the World.

Like a work by Andy Warhol, End of the World failed to leave much of an impression on me, playing too much on modernism than anything of substance. Maybe if I was in some deluded state, not as quick, not as sharp, insightful or judging, it would have kicked me off my rocker and taken me to la-la land. But, presently, I'm not.

If you've ever watched American 90s cartoons, End of the World has the same feel and animation as those (or at least its closer to cartoons than most anime). Bright colors and a ...

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