Yawara!, Yawara! A Fashionable Judo Girl

Yawara!

25 min. per ep.
Oct 16, 1989 to Sep 21, 1992
7.55/10

Yawara! is a sports anime laced with comedic and romance elements. It starts off with Yawara Inokuma, a high school girl who is most interested in doing the things that your average Japanese high school girl does; however, she has been trained in Judo for years by her grandfather, Jigorou (A former Japan Judo Champion), who has much grander plans in store for her as a Judo superstar. He manipulates matters so that Yawara ends up having to perform in matches and tournaments. His final plan is for Yawara to "Win the Gold Medal in the Olympics and be awarded the Nation Medal of Honor." (Source: AniDB, edited)

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Yawara! is a sports anime laced with comedic and romance elements. It starts off with Yawara Inokuma, a high school girl who is most interested in doing the things that your average Japanese high school girl does; however, she has been trained in Judo for years by her grandfather, Jigorou (A former Japan Judo Champion), who has much grander plans in store for her as a Judo superstar. He manipulates matters so that Yawara ends up having to perform in matches and tournaments. His final plan is for Yawara to "Win the Gold Medal in the Olympics and be awarded the Nation Medal of Honor." (Source: AniDB, edited)

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Characters

Inokuma, Yawara
Main
Inokuma, Jigorou
Main
Matsuda, Kousaku
Main
Ogata, Coach
Supporting
Onoda
Supporting
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Fall 1989

551

Yawara! A Fashionable Judo Girl

Madhouse

Kitty Films

AnimEigo

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