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The Aimed School (1981)

Nerawareta gakuen (original title)
Mitamura Yuka (Hiroko Yakushimaru) is a normal shy middle school student that has psychic powers. When a new student with similar powers begins to show his skills, by stealing the student ... See full summary »

Director:

Nobuhiko Ôbayashi

Writer:

Taku Mayumura (novel)
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Credited cast:
Hiroko Yakushimaru Hiroko Yakushimaru ... Yuka Mitamura
Ryôichi Takayanagi Ryôichi Takayanagi ... Koji Seki
Masami Hasegawa Masami Hasegawa ... Michiru Takamizawa
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Miyoko Akaza Miyoko Akaza ... Keiko Mitamura
Fumi Dan Fumi Dan ... Nurse
Hajime Hana Hajime Hana ... Koji's father
Chiharu Kuri Chiharu Kuri ... Masahiko's mother
Tôru Minegishi Tôru Minegishi ... Kyogoku, the Demon
Kôichi Miura Kôichi Miura ... Yamagata-sensei
Kaori Mizushima Kaori Mizushima ... Amamiya
Yûsuke Okada Yûsuke Okada ... Suda-sensei
Noriko Sengoku Noriko Sengoku ... Koji's grandmother
Hiromitsu Suzuki Hiromitsu Suzuki ... Store clerk
Yasuhiro Tanogashira Yasuhiro Tanogashira
Macoto Tezuka Macoto Tezuka ... Masahiko Arikawa
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Mitamura Yuka (Hiroko Yakushimaru) is a normal shy middle school student that has psychic powers. When a new student with similar powers begins to show his skills, by stealing the student government election, Yuka and her friends vow to stop him. The election has uncovered something which will put Yuka's powers to the ultimate test! Written by Anonymous

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

11 July 1981 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

School in the Crosshairs See more »

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The role of the nerd Arikawa has been played by Tezuka Macoto, son of the great Osamu. See more »

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Referenced in My Bride Is a Mermaid: School in the Crosshairs (2007) See more »

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Sweet Japanese weirdness
3 September 2013 | by GuineaPigSee all my reviews

Yuka is a normal happy schoolgirl who happens to have psychic powers. When another girl possessed by an interdimensional being arrives at school and tries to impose a military style discipline, Yuka finds herself in the moral obligation to defend humanity against the oppressive desires of the interdimensional being who happens to be the universe itself! (He also comes from Venus).

The film is funny, weird and cute at the same time. Maybe it lacked some character development and coherence specially through the second half but maybe it was just the bad translation which made it a bit senseless from time to time. Still a cute movie which will please fans of school-themed animes and weird Japanese stories.


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