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Kick-Heart (movie)

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Themes: sports, wrestling
Plot Summary: Romeo Maki is a professional wrestler going by the name of Maskman M as well as CEO of an orphanage where the roof leaks and a python has taken over the toilet. Working there is a novice nun, Sister Juliet who, unknown to Maki, moonlights as another wrestler - Lady S. The two meet in a $50,000 winner take all bout where they discover how well matched they truly are: he gets off on pain while she loves inflicting it.
User Ratings: 113 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 2 votes (sub:2)
 Excellent: 10 votes (sub:9, dub:1)
 Very good: 17 votes (sub:9, dub:8)
 Good: 37 votes (sub:27, dub:10)
 Decent: 24 votes (sub:17, dub:6, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
 So-so: 12 votes (sub:9, dub:3)
 Not really good: 4 votes (dub:3, sub:1)
 Weak: 4 votes (dub:3, sub:1)
 Bad: 2 votes (sub:2)
 Awful: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Worst ever: -
Seen in part or in whole by 164 users, rank: #4105 (of 9313)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 6.566 (Good−), std. dev.: 1.661, rank: #5313 (of 9418)
Weighted mean: 6.581 (Good−), rank: #5175 (of 9418) (seen all: 6.66 / seen some: 4.19 / won't finish: 1.00)
Bayesian estimate: 6.680 (Good−), rank: #4462 (of 7080)
Running time: 12 minutes
Vintage: 2013-06-10
Premiere date:
2014-11-10 (UK, Leeds International Film Festival)
Release dates: We have 1
News: Show:
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Blu-ray (Region B)
    Pigtails and Other Shorts [Collector's Edition] [UK] (Sub.Blu-ray + DVD)
    Pigtails and Other Shorts [UK] (Sub.Blu-ray + DVD) 2017-04-24

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Masaaki Yuasa
Music: Oorutaichi
Original story: Masaaki Yuasa
Character Design: Michio Mihara
Art Director: Kevin Aymeric
Animation Director: Michio Mihara
Sound Director: Oorutaichi
Executive producer: Mitsuhisa Ishikawa
Assistant Animation Checker: Hiromi Masuko
Assistant Director: Eunyoung Choi
Associate Animator: Yasunori Miyazawa
Background Art: Kevin Aymeric
Color Coordination: Eunyoung Choi
Color design: Youko Watanabe
Color Key: Youko Watanabe
Color Script: Kevin Aymeric
Fumio Furukawa (Production I.G)
Miki Sakuma (Production I.G)
Misato Ogawa (Production I.G)
Yukiko Matsumoto (Production I.G)
Composite Director: Kōji Tanaka
Composite Supervision: Hironori Takagi
Editing: Taeko Hamauzu
In-Between Animation:
Chiharu Satō
Hatsumi Takahashi
Hiromi Masuko
Hiroyuki Kobashi (Production I.G)
Hitomi Shimodaira (Studio Moo)
Hitomi Shiroki (Studio 4°C)
Jinko Tsuji (OH! Production)
Kiyoshi Mutou (Production I.G)
Marumi Sugita (Production I.G)
Mika Kinoshita (Production I.G)
Miki Ogino (Studio Moo)
Nonoko Takemoto (Tatsunoko Production)
Reiko Sakai (Production I.G)
Ryōsuke Murahashi (OH! Production)
Saori Suruki (Studio Moo)
Satoshi Hiraiwa (OH! Production)
Satsuki Aizu (Production I.G)
Sayo Yamasaki (Studio Moo)
Sayoko Kitano (Studio Moo)
Shogo Kikuchi (Tatsunoko Production)
Takana Shirai (Studio 4°C)
Takeshi Ohkoshi (Tatsunoko Production)
Tomomi Kakutani (Production I.G)
Tomoyuki Kojima (Tatsunoko Production)
Yoshiko Inoue (Production I.G)
Yū Yoshiyama (Studio Moo)
Yuka Saitō
Yukinobu Saeki (OH! Production)
Yumiko Taguchi (Studio 4°C)
In-Between Check: Reiko Sakai
Mix Engineer: Tomohiro Sunaoshi
Erika Fujita (Production I.G)
Fujiko Oomori (Production I.G)
Kumiko Satō (Production I.G)
Mariko Shimokawa (Production I.G)
Narumi Sakai (Production I.G)
Natsumi Watanabe (Production I.G)
Noriko Arisawa (Production I.G)
Sayoko Noda (Production I.G)
Shinji Matsubara (Production I.G)
Tomomi Kitani (Production I.G)
Yuka Takeda (Production I.G)
Yūko Fujita (Production I.G)
Yuri Okada (Production I.G)
Paint Check: Shinji Matsubara
Platinum Sponsor: Andreas Mair
Pro-Wrestling Consultant: Kazuchika Kise
Production Assistant: Manami Ishida
Production manager: Shinyo Kanakogi
Project Consultant: Mamoru Oshii
Sound Design: Yūsuke Inada
Sound Producer: Kisuke Koizumi
Takako Honda as Lady S
Tatsuhisa Suzuki as Maskman M

Kokoro Kikuchi as Mage-chan
Kyouko Chikiri as Posse
Makiko Nitta as Sister
Mitsuaki Kanuka as Boss
Miyuki Satō as Vacuum Fat
Shinobu Matsumoto as Devil Chicken
Wataru Takagi as Father
Yoshihisa Kawahara as Announcer
Yuko Kaida as New Ace
Japanese companies
English staff
English cast
Director: Richard Epcar
Producer: Ellyn Epcar

Co-Producer: Stephen Weese
Natalie Hoover as Lady S.
Niel R. Sumter as Masked Man M.

Edwyn Tiong as The Boss
Joanna Thornton as The Sister
Patrick M. Seymour as The Parrot 
Stephen Weese as Devil Chicken/Parrot

English companies
Broadcaster: Adult Swim
Internet Streaming:
Amazon Prime Video
Screen Anime (United Kingdom and Ireland; Scotland Loves Animation 2020; March 2021)
Vimeo (US & Canada)
Licensed by: Anime Limited (UK & Ireland)
Production: Epcar Entertainment
French staff
French cast
ADR Director: Mélanie Anne
Translation: Jean-Philippe Dubrulle (Kaze version)

Adaptation: Alexandre Touchet
Sound Engineer: Élie Chardeaux
French companies
Broadcaster: Grand Rex (From 17 June 2013)
Distributor: KAZÉ
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
Subtitle Translation: Luis Alis (Spain)
Spanish companies

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