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Ayane's High Kick (OAV)

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Alternative title:
Ayane-chan High Kick (Japanese)
綾音ちゃんハイキック (Japanese)
Themes: martial arts
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary: Ayane is a high school student focused on one thing, becoming a pro wrestler. A trainer tricks her into becoming a Kick Boxer, the sport she hates. She keeps with it though once she finds out.
User Ratings: 240 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 4 votes (sub:4)
 Excellent: 8 votes (sub:7, dub:1)
 Very good: 21 votes (sub:11, dub:9, others:1
1 Russian subtitled
 Good: 47 votes (dub:25, sub:19, raw:1, ?:1, others:1
1 French subtitled
 Decent: 75 votes (dub:42, sub:33)
 So-so: 37 votes (dub:23, sub:13, ?:1)
 Not really good: 19 votes (dub:11, sub:8)
 Weak: 16 votes (dub:8, sub:7, ?:1)
 Bad: 8 votes (sub:5, dub:2, edit.dub:1)
 Awful: 5 votes (sub:3, dub:2)
 Worst ever: -
Seen in part or in whole by 554 users, rank: #1967 (of 9581)
Median rating: Decent
Arithmetic mean: 5.787 (Decent−), std. dev.: 1.7867, rank: #7796 (of 9703)
Weighted mean: 5.689 (Decent−), rank: #7990 (of 9703) (seen all: 5.83 / seen some: 4.63 / won't finish: 2.03)
Bayesian estimate: 5.787 (Decent−), rank: #6727 (of 7285)
Running time: half hour per episode
Number of episodes: 2
Episode titles: We have 2
Vintage: 1996
Opening Theme:
"Fight For Yourself" by The Street Beats
Ending Theme:
"Aoi kaze no mukou ni" by Masako Miyamura
Originally planned to run for six episodes, only two episodes were produced.
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DVD (Region 1)
    Anime 101 - 12 Pack (DVD) 2004-12-21
    Ayane's High Kick (DVD) 1998-10-06 (from $3.18)
    Ayane's High Kick [Anime 102 Edition] (DVD) 2004-01-27 (from $15.07)
    Martial Arts Pack - Ayane's High Kick / Grappler Baki: The Ultimate Fighter (DVD) 2002-05-28

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Takahiro Okao
Screenplay: Isao Shizuya
Music: Nittoku Inoue
Character Design: Kazuo Takigawa
Art Director: Mitsuharu Miyamae
Animation Director:
Kazuo Takigawa 
Takashi Kobayashi (ep 2)
Tsuneo Tominaga (ep 1)
Sound Director: Susumu Aketagawa
Director of Photography:
Eiichi Okita (ep 2)
Seiichi Morishita (ep 1)

Editing: Toshio Henmi
Original Planning: Takahiro Okao
Production manager: Toshikatsu Tokoro
Supervision: Tsuneo Tominaga
Technical Director: Takashi Kobayashi
Yūko Miyamura as Ayane Mitsui

Akio Ōtsuka as Kunimitsu Tange
Kappei Yamaguchi as Kappei Inagaki
Maria Kawamura as Sakurako Miyagawa

Chafūrin as principal
Eiji Itō as Referee
Kōsuke Okano as announcer
Kumiko Nishihara as Kayoko Nakajima
Mami Horikoshi as Ayane's mother
Masato Hirano as Vice-Principal
Megumi Tano as
Ayane's brother 
Kenta Mitsui
Kimiyo Tasaka

Japanese companies
Animation Production: Rikuentai
Associate Producer: Ripple Film
Finish Animation: Buyuu
Production: Nikkatsu Corporation
English cast
English staff
Executive producer: John O'Donnell
Associate producer: Peter Bavaro
Dubbing Supervision: Anthony Salerno
DVD Coordination: Eric Thomann
Mix Engineer: Bill Donnelly
Debora Rabbai as Ayane Mitsui

Greg Wolfe as Kunimitsu Tange
Jonathan Boggs as Kappei
Rose Markisello as Sakurako Miyagawa

Flavio Romeo as
Principal, Commissioner 
Jack Taylor as Vice Principal
Mandy Bonhomme as
Ayane's Mom
Ayane's Mom, Kimiyo Tasaka 
Kimiyo Tasaka
Roxanne Beck as Kayoko

English companies
Audio Post Production: Laughing Dog Studios
Broadcaster: Anime Selects
Digital Download: Direct2Drive
Distributor: U.S. Manga Corps
DVD Menu Design: Crush Digital Video
DVD Premastering: Crush Digital Video
Licensed by: Central Park Media
Recording Studio: Skypilot Entertainment
Translation: nDa Language Services
Video Post Production: Skypilot Entertainment

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