"Eiji"

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Japanese: 「エイジ」


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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Aug 25, 1990
Producers: Movic, Shueisha
Licensors: None found, add some
Source: Manga
Genres: ComedyComedy, DramaDrama, SportsSports
Theme: Combat SportsCombat Sports
Duration: 48 min.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

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Score: 5.611 (scored by 13421,342 users)
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Ranked: #113262
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Popularity: #9822
Members: 3,163
Favorites: 5

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Synopsis

Legendary boxer Keijiro Akagi's second son, Eiji, is a high school dropout and the world's worst rock guitarist. Though his father and elder brother are both boxers, he hates the sport but suddenly takes an interest in it when he meets the local champion's little sister.

(Source: ANN)

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Characters & Voice Actors

Akagi, Kimie

Supporting
Yokoo, Mari
Japanese

Akagi, Keijiro

Supporting
Hori, Hideyuki
Japanese

Staff

Eguchi, Hisashi
Original Creator
Kise, Kazuchika
Key Animation


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Ending Theme

"Merry-go-round ni Notteru Kimi no Koto ga Suki da yo (メリーゴーラウンドに乗ってる君のことが好きだよ)" by Kaori Kawamura




Reviews

Mar 3, 2023
I gave a "Good" 7 out of 10

A quite entertaining OVA with some decently funny moments, something you'd expect from an early 90's Japanese show. Tells the story of a young rebellious kid who doesn't seem to have yet found a way in life. Interesting the relationship between the brother and father within boxing highlighting how they've grew up differently to the image of the father being a boxer to then shape their view of the sport and life in general. I believe it's not something that everyone may enjoy since the predictable and maybe "borderline" stereotypical nature of the show, but It's a good ...
Aug 1, 2017
Mixed Feelings
Rate a 5
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Story
High school is a roller coaster of events. We have a tendency of wanting to taking multiple paths for only a short amount of time. Luckily thanks to aid of the young and old the main character gets off his coaster only to walk to his true enlightened path. Where he steps he takes will be long but will build him up to what he needs to become. Questions being will there be conflict? Who will get in his way if anyone? As for the ending it is a nice light comedic romance.

The most entertaining aspect of the story was the ...
Aug 11, 2023
Mixed Feelings
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This was okay. It wasn't like bad, although defiantly should be a lot more than a movie. Not saying it should be made as a TV series, OVA or special would be good enough. The only what was bad was the music.

Now as a former armature boxer boxer I must say that the boxing was presented quit well, which is something I always look at is shows that include boxing. Characters were fine, there was no one that would ruin the enjoyment of the film.

Voice acting was good, not a single annoyingly voiced character.

For the time this movie was made I gotta say that the ...

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