Ayane-chan High Kick!


Ayane's High Kick

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Japanese: 綾音ちゃんハイキック!
English: Ayane's High Kick
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Type: OVA
Episodes: 2
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 21, 1997 to Apr 25, 1997
Producers: Nikkatsu
Licensors: Central Park Media
Studios: Rikuentai
Source: Original
Genres: ComedyComedy, SportsSports
Theme: Combat SportsCombat Sports
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 27 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

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Score: 5.821 (scored by 30053,005 users)
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Ranked: #103082
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Popularity: #7775
Members: 6,304
Favorites: 12

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Synopsis

Meet Ayane Mitsui: a full-time high school student and part-time hand-to-hand combat specialist! Exams are forgotten and homework is neglected as she pursues her life-long dream of becoming a pro-wrestling champion. Ayane has what it takes - skill, determination, and a lethal "high-kick" - even a cool wrestling mask! But who will guide her to the top?

Enter Kunimitsu Tangay: a veteran trainer who is prepared to mold young Ayane into a championship caliber fighter. But his rigorous regimen isn't preparing her for wrestling... but for kickboxing instead! Feeling betrayed, Ayane is furious when Kunimitsu enters in a kickboxing tournament. But Ayane's school ABSOLUTELY FORBIDS such violent extracurricular activities. What will she do when Sakurako Miyagawa, the top contender of the All Japan Kickboxing League, challenges her to a duel? Will she be able to high-kick her way to victory - or will she get kicked out of school?

(Source: U.S. Manga Corps)

Characters & Voice Actors


Staff

Miyamura, Yuko
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Miyamae, Mitsuharu
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"Fight For Yourself" by The Street Beats
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Ending Theme

"Aoi Kaze no Mukou ni (蒼い風の向こうに)" by Yuuko Miyamura




Reviews

Oct 11, 2008
This anime is ok. Maybe it was a pilot of a TV series that couldn’t really take off. Who knows. I felt if this was developed in the same way Hajime no Ippo is, then it could have really worked. The series leaves you wanting for more because Ayane just wins fights out of luck and not really on skill. Watching this makes you realize it does have a lot of potential if they went on with it. But I felt it had some flaws, like we don’t see Ayane taking her kickboxing license exam. I mean, shouldn’t she have realized that by then? I ...
Sep 23, 2019
Mixed Feelings
To think Ayane-chan High Kick should have been a complete series, but the producers behind this didn't had the money to contineu this series or just didn't knew how to handle money and/or there was no intrest aswell. Kinda of a shame for being their first debut as a studio. Apparantly it was intented to have six episodes. Someone with a lot of money please build a time machine and go back to 1997 and sponser this anime project. It was pretty OK actually. Good enough to share some own thoughs with this, just to give Ayane High Kick a bit more love that it ...
Jul 4, 2015
If there was ever a title that I would consider to be missed potential then it would have to be Ayane's High Kick. This very short series deserved a much longer run, because inside of this short OVA there's a story just screaming to be let out. Ayane's High Kick begins with a bit of promise, and it soon shows sparks of what it could have been, but it eventually falls victim to the low budget.

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ayane's high kick only 2 episodes !
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