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Title (English) Tale of Hikari
Title (Japanese) Hikari no Densetsu

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Fantasy Novel

Notes Fr.="Cynthia ou le rythme de la vie", Sp= "Piruetas".
From a manga by ASOU Izumi, published in Margaret magazine.
Classification shoujo
Synopsis A 19 episodes anime (aired during the Seoul Olympics) about a girl who will become a champion at Rhythmic and Artistic Gymnastics. (RIV)

Teenage gymnast Hikari struggles to succeed against her bitter rival, school supergymnast Diana Groichiva.

Review Here we see some collaboration between manga and anime: Mao Natsukawa, a musical partner of the heroine (Hikari) appeared on anime first, and then on manga. (AAK)

The series was taken off the air before the end of its projected 26-episode run.

Credits Dir: Tomomi Mochizuki et. al.
Des: Toyoko Hashimoto, Ammonite
Episodes 19
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Date 1986
Production Tatsunoko
Broadcaster TV Asahi
References & Help Look up the latest data on this title at:
Richard Llewellyn's Animated Divots, or
Anime News Network (see Encyclopedia section) ,
or in "The Anime Encyclopedia" (Clements & McCarthy, Stone Bridge Press, 2001).
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