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Project A-Ko (1986)

Purojekuto A-ko (original title)
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Project A-ko is the typical love triangle of three school girls and their confrontations with aliens, giant robots, and women who look like burly men.

Writers:

Tomoko Kawasaki (screenplay), Yûji Moriyama (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Miki Itô ... Eiko 'A-Ko' Magami (voice)
Stacey Gregg Stacey Gregg ... A-ko (1992) (voice)
Emi Shinohara ... Biko 'B-ko' Daitokuji (voice)
Denica Fairman Denica Fairman ... B-ko (1992) (voice)
Michie Tomizawa ... Shiko 'C-ko' Kotobuki (voice)
Julia Braams Julia Braams ... C-ko (1992) (voice) (as Julia Brahms)
Shûichi Ikeda Shûichi Ikeda ... Cpt. Napolipolita (voice)
Jay Benedict ... Captain (1992) (voice)
Marc Smith ... D / Commander / Mari / Walla (1992) (voice)
Tesshô Genda ... Spy-D (voice)
Asami Mukaidono Asami Mukaidono ... Miss Ayumi (voice)
Liza Ross Liza Ross ... Ayumi (1992) (voice) (as Lisa Ross)
Akari Hibino Akari Hibino ... Asa (voice) (as Yôko Ogai)
Toni Barry Toni Barry ... Asa / Students / Tech / Witness / Walla (1992) (voice)
Yoshino Takamori Yoshino Takamori ... Ine (voice)
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Project A-ko is the typical love triangle of three school girls and their confrontations with aliens, giant robots, and women who look like burly men. Written by David McGuire <bdm55707@jetson.uh.edu>

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Trivia

The film was originally intended to be a part of the infamous erotic series Cream Lemon (1984). It was changed because the producers felt the film would be more profitable as a comedy. B-ko's bath scene is all that remains from that phase of the production. See more »

Goofs

After the alien ship destroys the space station, the resulting wreckage floats across the screen towards the left comes to a complete stop. In the next shot, the debris is moving once again. See more »

Quotes

D: This is DC138621-S113, code name "D".
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Alternate Versions

The 2002 North American DVD release of the collector's edition restored the original full-frame image. All earlier North American releases featured a wide screen print that had actually cut portions of the image from the top and bottom of the full image for the Japanese and French theatrical releases. See more »

Connections

Featured in Anime Abandon: Project A-Ko (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Dance Away
Performed by Annie Livingstone
Composed by Joey Carbone and Richie Zito
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SO many in-jokes so very little time....
2 October 1998 | by ShinX69See all my reviews

Project A-ko is a must for anyone who is really into anime as I am. Most of the jokes are parodies of other anime films and shows, so the more you know about anime the better the movie gets. Besides the fact that this is DEFINITELY one of the greatest anime movies ever made, it is also hard to get tired of. Literally dozens of in-jokes and a very funny movie.


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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

21 June 1986 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

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