here is this invincible
guy and you don't want to get him mad because he could
be very dangerous. His name is Hareluya Hibino. He
is tough as nails in fights and the film is lively
protrayed and has a feel of refreshing satisfaction
when he beats the bad guys. And he is not just muscle;
he has a comical side as well. But what does he gain
from all this fighting...?
The original story is taken from the popular comics
written by Haruto Umezawa. The characters are lively
and fun and have a big
appeal to the readers. These comics were popular
among the female readers as well as with the male.
The director is Kiyoshi Egami who directed "City
Hunter '91" and "Mobile Suite SD Gundam: The Sunrise
of Babel". The series development is by Yasuhiro
Imagawa of "Giant Robo" and "Mobile
Fighter G Gundam". The work has a crisp feel, characteristics
to animations and a great tempo throughout and
they've made a great film out of it.
Seishiro Okamaoto is in the first year of the private Rakuen High School. There
is a reason that he was doing part time work despite the school rule against
it. He has a dream of studying art in France and becoming a painter. But hoodlums
find out that he is doing part time work and they go after his savings. It is
Hareluya Hibino who saves the day! He takes out his frying pan from the knapsack
on his back and beats the hoodlums with it. Hareluya claims he is in the same
class as Seishiro but his face doesn't seem familiar. It's because he's been
suspended right from the start of school for getting in a fight with
one of the senior students.
He fights really well but
|he isn't just a bully. He
gets mad only when he finds someone with a bigger
attitude than himself or some bad guys attack his
friends. His dream is "world conquest". Around
Hareluya who has this dream, other unique guys
with their own dreams start to get together. Seishiro
who wants to become a painter, Makoto Ichijou who
wants to bet his life on rock n' roll, Michiru
Yamana who dreams of being a jewelry designer...
they forge priceless friendships. Hareluya keeps
his frying pan handy to protect his own dream and
the dreams of his friends.
Original Story : Haruto Umezawa
Script : Yasuhiro Imakawa
Character Design : Takahiro Kishida
Animation Production : Triangle Staff
Director : Kiyoshi Egami