Kick-Heart is a 2013 Japanese anime short film that uses surreal animation and storytelling to tell a love story between a professional wrestler and a nun. The film was directed by Masaaki Yuasa through Production I. G studios, who ran a successful Kickstarter campaign to fund the short; the short screened on Toonami in 2013 and has screened at several festivals such as the BFI London Film.
The obese wrestler tags out to Lady S, who kicks Masked Man M in the chest - a move he appears to greatly enjoy. This prompts him to accidentally swap out with his partner Chicken, who tries and fails to attack Lady S. She proceeds to beat him while an envious Masked Man M watches, begging for Chicken to swap out with him.
However, “Kick-Heart” is a return to his old style of distorted ugly overweight people drawn with harsh pen lines. who is coaxed into a big match with the champ Lady S (whom he has become smitten with) for 50 Grand that he can use to save the local nunnery. Ultimately he loses (or the fight is rigged, it matters not), Lady S turns out to be a moonlighting nun (a twist they spoiled in.The latest from anime outlaw Masaaki Yuasa (MIND GAME) is a candy-colored story of secret obsession: professional wrestler Maskman M derives masochistic pleasure from being pummelled by his Amazonian opponent Lady S, who clearly reciprocates in savouring their violent public trysts. But do they have a chance in the real world?A love story between two people that each have a secret to hide. One a pro-wrestler, the other a Nun. Losing never felt so good.
Kick-Heart is a love story between Romeo, a successful pro-wrestler, and Juliet, a nun who lives a secret double-life as a female pro-wrestler. Romeo's secret is that he enjoys taking a beating in the ring, while Juliet feels invigorated when facing her opponents as a wrestler.
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We also have another announcement we would like to make-- since we had such a difficult time deciding on who to cast, we would also like to invite all of the remaining Backer Dub finalists (listed below) to join us and help us record voices for additional roles in the film.
Kick Heart creates a vivid, memorable, and admittedly strange scenario whereby the titular protagonist deals with life in the ring as a masked luchador, life outside the ring helping to support an orphanage, and his own personal desires (sexual, romantic, or otherwise). As it turns out, Kick Heart is not the best wrestler in town, but keeps entering the ring in hopes that Lady S, a.
However, by night, they are Masked Man M and Lady S, popular professional wrestlers. Kick-Heart tells the story of what happens when this dynamic pair meet in the ring, the only place where they can express their hidden desires.
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In 2012, she was chosen to voice Lady S in the short film Kick-Heart by the creator and director of the film Masaaki Yuasa himself. In anime, Hoover is known as the voice of Nana Sakurai from Prince of Stride: Alternative, Jintsu from Kancolle Tomoyo in Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card, and Georgette Lemare from Brave Witches.
Kick-Heart, director Masaaki Yuasa’s ambitious work funded solely through support from fans via Kickstarter, has arrived on Blu-ray!Enjoy this wacky love story about an unknown, masochistic.
Kick-Heart is a love story featuring Romeo (a successful pro wrestler) and Juliet (a nun who leads a secret double life as a female pro wrestler). Romeo's secret is that he enjoys taking a beating in the ring, while Juliet feels invigorated when facing her opponents as a wrestler. When the two meet in the ring, the fireworks fly. Their story is set in the colorful backdrop of the professional.