Art of Fighting (OAV)

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Alternative title:
Battle Spirits Ryuko no Ken (Japanese) 
バトルスピリッツ 龍虎の拳 (Japanese) 
Genres: action , comedy , tournament 
Objectionable content: Mild 
Plot Summary: After events involving a home invasion, a house cat, an ancient artifact, and an unpaid electrical bill, martial artist Ryo Sakazaki and his best friend Robert Garcia must fight their way into the Southtown underworld to save Ryo's sister Yuri from the crimelord known as Mr. Big. 
User Ratings: 102 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: -
 Excellent: 1 vote (dub:1)
 Very good: 4 votes (sub:3, dub:1)
 Good: 8 votes (sub:5, dub:3)
 Decent: 18 votes (dub:11, sub:7)
 So-so: 11 votes (dub:5, sub:4, ?:1, others:1
1 French dubbed
)
 Not really good: 11 votes (dub:6, sub:5)
 Weak: 17 votes (dub:9, sub:8)
 Bad: 12 votes (dub:5, sub:5, edit.dub:1, others:1
1 Portuguese subtitled
)
 Awful: 9 votes (dub:5, sub:2, raw:1, ?:1)
 Worst ever: 11 votes (dub:6, sub:3, ?:1, others:1
1 Spanish dubbed
)
Seen in part or in whole by 229 users, rank: #2637 (of 6324)
Median rating: Not really good
Arithmetic mean: 3.804 (Not really good−), std. dev.: 2.3475, rank: #6187 (of 6327)
Weighted mean: 3.952 (Not really good), rank: #6179 (of 6327) (seen all: 3.89 / seen some: 4.69)
Bayesian estimate: 4.329 (Not really good+), rank: #4800 (of 4833)
Running time: 46 minutes 
Number of episodes: 1 
Vintage: 1993 
Release dates: We have 3
Ending Theme:
#1: "Yasei no Kaze" by Hajime Okano & J★POP 
Comment:
Loosely based on SNK's best-selling videogame of the same title. 
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DVD (Region 1)
    Art of Fighting (DVD) 2003-07-08 (from $7.49)
    Art of Fighting (DVD) 1998-09-30 (from $34.95)

Japanese staff
Japanese companies
Director: Hiroshi Fukutomi 
Script: Nobuaki Kishima 
Character Design: Kazunori Iwakura 
Art Director: Junichiro Nishikawa 
Chief Animation Director: Kazunori Iwakura 
Sound Director: Kazuya Tanaka 
Director of Photography: Seiichi Morishita 
Key Animation: Shinji Satoh 
Music Director: Akira Konishi 
Special Thanks To: Takashi Nishiyama 
Japanese cast
Masanori Ikeda as Robert Garcia 
Tetsuya Bessho as Ryo Sakazaki 

Ayumi Hamasaki as Yuri Sakazaki 
Iemasa Kayumi as Mr. Big 
Kaori Horie as Yuri Sakazaki (Japan DVD) 
Masako Katsuki as King 
Takeshi Aono as Ryuhaku Todoh 

Fu Suzuki as Old Woman 
Ginzo Matsuo as Jack Turner 
Kaneto Shiozawa as John Crawley 
Kazunari Tanaka as subordinate 
Miyoko Aoba as Newscaster 
Nobuhiko Kazama as Cop 
Sanshiro Nitta as Subordinate B 
Takeshi Aono as Lt. Toudou 
Yoshiyuki Kouno as Subordinate 
English cast
English staff
Executive producer: John O'Donnell 
Dubbing Manager: Peter Bavaro 
Dubbing Supervision: Anthony Salerno 
Titles & Graphics: Phil Poli 
Video Editing: Jeff Venables 
Alden Crews as Ryo Sakazaki 
Nick Sullivan as Robert Garcia 

Cliff Lazenby as Mr. Big 
Sharon Becker as King 
Veronica Taylor as Yuri Sakazaki 

Carter Cathcart as Lt. Toudou 
Eric Stuart as
Jack 
John 
English companies
Distributor: U.S. Manga Corps 
Licensed by: Central Park Media 
Post Production Audio: Sonomat Post 
French staff
French cast
(none)
Catherine Conet as King 
French companies
Broadcaster: Mangas 
Spanish staff
Spanish companies
(none)
Distributor: Manga Films (Spain) 
Spanish cast
(none)
Italian staff
Italian cast
Dubbing Director: Rossana Bassani 

Dialogues: Marinella Armagni 
Dania Cericola as King 

Giulia Franzoso as Yuri 
Marco Balzarotti as Robert 
Maurizio Scattorin as Fujidon 
Patrizio Prata as Ryo 
Italian companies
Broadcaster: Man-Ga 
Dubbing: S.E.D.E. - Milano 
Publisher: Yamato Video 
Portuguese cast
Portuguese staff
(none)
Marcelo Campos as Ryo Sakazaki 
Wendel Bezerra as Robert Garcia 

Affonso Amajones as Mr. Big 
Cecília Lemes as King 
Noeli Santisteban as Yuri Sakazaki 

Daoiz Cabezudo as Sargento Todou 
José Parisi Jr as Jack Turner 
Leonardo Camilo as John Crawley 
Portuguese companies
Broadcaster: Rede Manchete (U.S. Mangá) 
VHS Distribution: Flashstar 
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