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Project A-Ko

Alternative Titles

Japanese: プロジェクトA子


Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jun 21, 1986
Licensors: Discotek Media
Studios: APPP
Source: Original
Duration: 1 hr. 24 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.951 (scored by 5,184 users)
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Ranked: #39222
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Popularity: #3855
Members: 11,586
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Sixteen years have passed since a mysterious alien ship crashed on Earth. Graviton City, once leveled by the ship's crash, is now a bustling metropolis. Within the city's high school, superhuman high school student A-Ko Magami dukes it out with the diabolical genius B-Ko Daitokuji, who will stop at nothing to win the friendship of A-Ko's buddy C-Ko Kotobuki. Meanwhile, in outer space, another alien ship is on course towards Earth to find its planet's lost princess.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Hibino, Akari
Takamori, Yoshino
Hayashibara, Megumi
Gouri, Daisuke
Ayumi, Miss
Mukaidono, Asami


Nishijima, Katsuhiko
Director, Creator, Screenplay
Moriyama, Yuuji
Script, Key Animation, Animation Director, Character Design
Kimura, Shinji
Art Director
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"Follow Your Dream" by Valerie Stevenson

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Feb 8, 2017
literaturenerd (All reviews)

Time to review a true blast from the ancient past!


Project A-KO came out in 1986. It was originally supposed to be part of an early hentai anthology called "Cream Lemon" that started in 1984 with "Lolita: the anime". Wow! If you thought Alan Moore's response to Watchmen the movie was bad, Vladimir Nabokov's response to the first Loli anime would have been on a different league of anger. He might have even gone full Super Slav in sheer rage.

Anyways, A-KO was changed at the last moment to be a zany spoof of all the popular anime of the time. However, the nudity and lesbian read more
Dec 15, 2008
Retro8bit (All reviews)
Ah Project A-ko! This was one of the first anime movies I ever rented on VHS from Blockbuster, back when dinosaurs ruled the earth. (man I feel old) And while it may not have aged well at all, it may still be worth a peek for some, if nothing else to laugh at its content.

Story: 6/10
If you are unfamiliar with this old time franchise, it can best be described as very exaggerated and over the top! Well in this OVA movie earth is living a peaceful life after many years of war with an old alien race, until a mysterious "new" alien race threatens it! read more
Jun 1, 2013
Cbubbles (All reviews)
Stupid but somehow lovable. Space transvestites, great blink-and-you'll-miss-it animation, bad synthpop, and giant robots every 10 minutes FOR NO REASON. At a brisk 80 minutes, it just flies by and is a lot of fun. As a child of the 80s, everything about how this movie looks and sounds just resonates with me.
Feb 1, 2012
SNchan (All reviews)
Among the Western fanbase of Japanese cartoons, there is apparently quite a lot of people who like the film Project A-ko. This is probably due to the fact that it was released at a time where most localized anime geared for adults was rather mature and gritty (think Evangelion or Cowboy Bebop,) while this was more immature and lighthearted. Regardless of why other people like it, I did not enjoy it; finding it to be rather boring and uninspiring.

There's nothing particularly good about the story or plot, but that's forgivable seeing how this is a comedy. It's about three highschool girls, A-ko, B-ko, and C-ko, read more


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