The Choujo


Maris the Chojo

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Alternative Titles

English: Maris the Chojo
Synonyms: Rumic World 2, The Supergal
Japanese: ザ・超女[ザ・スーパーギャル]

Information

Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jun 5, 1986
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Studio Pierrot
Source: Manga
Genres: ComedyComedy, Sci-FiSci-Fi, Super PowerSuper Power
Duration: 48 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

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Ranked: #83932
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Popularity: #7960
Members: 3,092
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Synopsis

Despite being a refugee from an extinct planet, having an alcoholic as a father and an airhead for a mother, Maris' biggest problem is that she's a Thanatosian. Considering that Thanatosians are six times stronger than the average Earthling it shouldn't be such a curse, especially in a galaxy where violence is rife. But the accidental destruction she wreaks on everything she touches —even with the exotic alloy restraints she wears— means she's constantly in debt. Every mission she's assigned to by the Inter-Galactic Space Patrol becomes a cash-drain when all the damages are docked from her wage.

But when she's selected to rescue the rich and sexy Kogane Maru it's like a dream come true. After setting him free from the terror of his ruthless kidnapper his eternal gratitude will surely guarantee marriage —and an end to all her financial headaches.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Maris

Main
Koyama, Mami
Japanese

Sue

Main
Shimamoto, Sumi
Japanese

Murphy

Main
Yanami, Jouji
Japanese

Koganemaru

Supporting
Furukawa, Toshio
Japanese

Maris' father

Supporting
Kameyama, Sukekiyo
Japanese

Staff

Takayashiki, Hideo
Script
Nitta, Ichirou
Theme Song Arrangement, Theme Song Composition


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Ending Theme

"BINBO '86" by Kirara to Urara



Dec 23, 2019
Nicholaevich (All reviews)
I have no idea what a choujo is.

The Choujo is an OVA adaptation of a one-shot by Takahashi Rumiko, the mangaka behind Inuyasha/Ranma/the rest. It stars Maris, an alien with super strength who conveniently looks exactly like a normal human. Because of her race’s strength, she finds herself constantly breaking things, throwing her into crippling debt. Shenanigans and intense real-life legal battles ensue.

I wouldn’t call it terrible, but I certainly wouldn’t call it good. It’s mostly generic 80s space OVA with guitar solo ridden soundtrack. There’s some cool bits, but a lot of the time it’s just hard to care read more
Jan 15, 2015
Shura-shurato (All reviews)
This is my 2nd Rumic World ova i,ve seen from the 5 part metaserie's , but i gotta write a review about it because i loooooove Maris the choujo( from the over the top P.O.V) and i have the feeling that female charachters had given more respect back then compared to today , reason:
despite the stereotypical highschoolgirls in anime and sometimes bimbo's ,quite some female counterparts had a tough, strong chara development without airheaded fuckups of today, Yes they did some girly things that looked funny and redicilous at the same time but when it came to it, keeping their spirits up and read more
Jul 11, 2018
ktulu007 (All reviews)
The Choujo is a part of the Rumik World series of OVAs, none of which I've seen. It came out in 1986 from Studio Pierrot. Yes, the same studio that worked on Yuu Yuu Hakusho & Osomatsu-san. So, how does this compare to their other works I've seen?

Story:

We open with Maris, a survivor from an extinct planet, beating the shit out of some bad guys as part of her duty for the Intergalactic Space Patrol. She goes on vacation and tries to earn some extra money, as her parents break things constantly. That's when she's given a big, important job to rescue a kidnapped read more
Dec 27, 2018
matthigh (All reviews)
One of the lesser-known works from Rumiko Takahashi, whose only real claim to fame is the legal issues with its title.

There's really only two things you need to know about this one-shot story. The main character is really, really poor, mostly due to her own machinations. And the character is really, really strong. That's it. Every single joke is based off of one of those two points. And I mean EVERY joke. As you might expect, it can get really tedious after a while.

Thing is, Takahashi likes to pound read more

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