Project A-ko 2: Plot of the Daitokuji Financial Group

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Project A-ko 2: Plot of the Daitokuji Financial Group
プロジェクトA子2 大徳寺財閥の陰謀
(Project A-ko 2: Daitokuji Zaibatsu no Inbou)
Genre Action, Comedy-drama, Magical girl, Science fantasy
Original video animation
Directed by Yuji Moriyama
Produced by Hisatoshi Maruyama
Naotaka Yoshida
Written by Takao Koyama
Music by Mariya Takeuchi
Studio A.P.P.P.
Released May 21, 1987
Runtime 63 minutes

Project A-ko 2: The Plot of the Daitokuji Financial Group (プロジェクトA子2 大徳寺財閥の陰謀 Project A-ko 2: Daitokuji Zaibatsu no Inbou?) is the second Project A-ko movie in the series.


The plot is centered on B-ko's father Hikaru Daitokuji, a billionaire industrialist who bears a strong resemblance to Ted Turner and Tony Stark. B-ko's obsession with C-ko finds another outlet, as she uses her genius intellect to help the Alpha Cygnans repair their spaceship, since C-ko has developed a soft spot for the stranded Napolipolita and D. The Alpha Cygnans have turned their ship into a posh 30,000 room hotel, but long only to return home.

The plot also involves a stereotypical summertime swimming pool scene. The heroines are also being stalked by a steadily growing number of mysterious men in white suits, who all attempt to appear inconspicuous by nonchalantly reading newspapers. Later in the movie, they reveal themselves as spies, their mission being the capture of the Cygnan "super-technology."

The climax of the movie involves the military forces — being manipulated by Hikaru Daitokuji — attacking the Alpha Cygnan ship with a giant experimental mecha named the Queen Margarita (whose blueprints he confiscated from B-ko) in a greedy attempt at seizing their alien technology. This results in the movie's one truly classic moment, in which B-ko's father flies into the fray wearing one of his daughter's revealing Akagiyama battle suits and attempts to catch the Ship — which is plummeting back to Earth — and ends up blowing out his back (it appears that his spine is broken, but since he is seen walking again in FINAL, clearly this is not so).

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