Yawara: A Fashionable Judo Girl
© 1989 Naoki Urazawa / Kitty Films / Madhouse
Inokuma Yawara wants nothing more than to be a normal teenage girl, but her grandfather Jigoro has other plans. Yawara, after all, is a rising star in the world of competitive judo, and like it or not, she is being groomed to be Japan's hope for a judo gold medal at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics.
TV Series: 124 episodes
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"The sadness of being a western anime fan mingles with the joy of at least getting a taste of a suprisingly good series."
Anime Meta-Review (Andrew Shelton) - worthy
"Yawara is definitely worthwhile, even if you don't have the slightest clue what "Ippon!" means. "
T.H.E.M. Anime Reviews (Carlos Ross) - 4 stars (out of 5)