Bishoujo Yuugekitai Battle Skipper

Battle Skipper

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Synonyms: Battle Skipper School, Lightning Attacker Exstars Battle Skipper
Japanese: 美少女遊撃隊バトルスキッパー
English: Battle Skipper
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Type: OVA
Episodes: 3
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Aug 23, 1995 to Dec 16, 1995
Licensors: Central Park Media
Studios: Artmic
Source: Original
Genres: ComedyComedy, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Theme: MechaMecha
Duration: 27 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 5.271 (scored by 791791 users)
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Ranked: #121952
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Popularity: #10768
Members: 2,319
Favorites: 1

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Despite the title, this is not a feature but the three-part OAV Battle Skipper (1995), which Takashi Watanabe directed before going on to Slayers.

When the members of the Etiquette Club at St. Ignacio's School for Girls go down the tubes--literally--they acquire the skimpy outfits they wear to pilot the unfortunately named BSs or Battle Skippers, state-of-the-art military mecha. As "Extars," the Etiquette Club members fight to eliminate evil from the world, which means the bizarre schemes of Sayaka, the nasty, super-rich president of the rival Debutante Club, and her flunky, Todo.

The series was created to promote a line of robot toys from Tomy, and viewers who are willing to accept high school girls' quarrels escalating into battles involving satellite weaponry may enjoy these silly adventures.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Kamata, Hidemi
Inoue, Kikuko
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Ending Theme

1: "Real Dream" by Yarei Yasui (eps 1)
2: "Game Over" by Yarei Yasui (eps 2)
3: "Kanashii Tenshi ni Nacchau ne" by Kikuko Inoue and Shiho Niiyama (eps 3)


Aug 15, 2012
Mixed Feelings
The premise of the OVA series was simple. Girls use mecha battle bots against other evil mecha battle bots and come up victorious. Yippie!!! But I guess there was a little more to it then that.

The story revolves around three freshman girls who are torn between joining two elite clubs. One club is the Debutante Club, the other, the Ettiquette Club. While the entire school population decides to try and join the Debutante's, these three girls go against the grain and join the Ettiquette Club. Un-be-known to them however, the new club they enrolled in is just a front. ...
Aug 16, 2017
Bishoujo Yuugekitai Battle Skipper is a mecha comedy from the mid 90s. It was brought to us by Artmic. If you haven't heard of them, it's not a surprise. They've worked with AIC on a couple anime I've reviewed, Bubblegum Crisis & AD Police. They've also worked with Tatsunoko on some anime I've never seen. This will be the first time I've seen something that they were the sole driving force for and I don't know if that's a good thing. But, let's give it a chance and take a look.


We open with a secondary school girl in the shower because... class killed ...
Jul 15, 2010
This short OVA was created for the sole purpose of promoting a toy.

Its essentially non existent. The basic premise is that evil bad guys want technology. Good guys think that if the evil bad guys had said technology the Cylons would be born or something.

Can't really complain about this.
It's typical 90's anime style. Nothing to write home about, nothing to sneer at.


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