Project A-Ko

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: プロジェクトA子

Information

Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jun 21, 1986
Producers: Soeishinsha
Studios: APPP
Source: Original
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, ComedyComedy, MechaMecha, Sci-FiSci-Fi, Super PowerSuper Power
Duration: 1 hr. 24 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 6.851 (scored by 66166,616 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #43472
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #4351
Members: 15,474
Favorites: 94

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Synopsis

Sixteen years after its destruction by a meteor, Graviton City has been rebuilt into a futuristic metropolis. However, this is of little concern to superpowered high school student Eiko Magami, who only cares about her best friend Shiiko Kotobuki and arriving at school on time. Unfortunately, the incredibly intelligent Biko Daitokuji intends to befriend Shiiko, taking Eiko's place as the Shiiko's best friend using any means she can.

Biko decides that, to accomplish this, she must defeat Eiko in combat. In order to overcome her super strength and speed, Biko creates a mecha and challenges Eiko in front of their school gate. As the two commence their battle, an extremely large spaceship hovers over Earth, searching for something left behind.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Mari

Supporting
Gouri, Daisuke
Japanese

Asa

Supporting
Hibino, Akari
Japanese

Ine

Supporting
Takamori, Yoshino
Japanese

Ume

Supporting
Hayashibara, Megumi
Japanese

Ayumi, Miss

Supporting
Mukaidono, Asami
Japanese

Staff

Nishijima, Katsuhiko
Director, Screenplay, Creator
Moriyama, Yuuji
Script, Character Design, Animation Director, Key Animation
Kimura, Shinji
Art Director
Masayuki
Key Animation


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Ending Theme

"Follow Your Dream" by Valerie Stevenson



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.
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
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Feb 8, 2017
literaturenerd (All reviews)
Overview:

Time to review a true blast from the ancient past!


History:

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
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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