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Handsome Girl

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English: Handsome Girl
Synonyms: Handsome na Kanojo
Japanese: ハンサムな彼女


Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 21, 1992
Producers: Shueisha
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: J.C.Staff
Source: Manga
Genres: Romance, Shoujo
Duration: 37 min.
Rating: PG - Children


Score: 5.951 (scored by 833 users)
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Ranked: #69332
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Popularity: #6111
Members: 1,860
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Hagiwara Mio is a 14-year-old TV actress who has gotten popular. One day on a set, she meets Kumagai Ichiya, who tells her that her acting "stinks." Mio is hurt by his comments, but she finds that she can't get Ichiya out of her mind. It turns out that Ichiya is a promising director, who directed a music video for Mio's friend Sawaki Aya, an idol singer. After the success of this music video, Ichiya is asked to direct a movie, and he wants Mio to be the heroine, because he feels that she is a "handsome" girl like the actresses of old. How will Mio cope with her feelings toward Ichiya?

(Source: T.H.E.M. Anime Review, edited)


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Hagiwara, Mio
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Tamagawa, Sakiko
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Kimura, Ayako
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Kasahara, Hiroko
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Ooga, Shunji
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Yoshizumi, Wataru
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Kajitani, Mitsuharu
Kajitani, Mitsuharu
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Jun 17, 2014
Shimapan-chan (All reviews)
I did not see a review on this so I decided to write one.

I literally watched this just to kill time while waiting for stuff so I was not exactly going into this with high expectations. As you know Handsome Girl is a one episode shoujo OVA from the early 90s. The art has that 90s anime fuzzy look to it and dull audio quality, but this may just be Youtube. I actually like that about 90s anime but some may think that's distracting/off putting. I like how the scenery looks, painted backgrounds with ferns and such. I personally think the picture MAL currently has read more


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