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Weather Report Girl

Weather Report Girl (お天気お姉さん, Otenki Onēsan), also known as Weather Woman, is a two-episode anime yuri erotic OVA comedy series originally released in Japan in August 1994 by Toho and released in the U.S. on VHS in September 1996 and DVD August 2005 by The Right Stuf International. It is based on a softcore erotic manga by Tetsu Adachi.

Weather Report Girl
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Cover art from Weather Report Girl
お天気お姉さん
(Otenki Onēsan)
GenreComedy, Yuri, Hentai
Manga
Weather Woman
Written byTetsu Adachi
Published byKodansha
English publisher
DemographicSeinen
MagazineYoung Magazine
Original run19921994
Volumes8
Original video animation
Directed byKunihiko Yuyama
Written byKunihiko Yuyama
StudioToho
Licensed by
ReleasedAugust 12, 1994
Runtime45 minutes per episode
Episodes2
Live-action film
Weather Woman
Directed byTomoaki Hosoyama
Produced byAtsuhito Kaji
Written byTomoaki Hosoyama
StudioBandai Visual/TFC
Licensed by
ReleasedAugust 16, 1996
Runtime84 minutes
Live-action film
Weather Woman Returns
Directed byTomoaki Hosoyama
Written byTomoaki Hosoyama
Music byKunihiko Ida
StudioBandai Visual/TFC
Licensed by
Released1996
Runtime84 minutes
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Contents

PlotEdit

The story revolves around Keiko Nakadai, who in the beginning is an Office Lady working at the perpetually last-place ATV television network. However, she is chosen to fill in for weather reporter Michiko Kawai for one night, and Keiko takes full advantage of her opportunity by blatantly flashing her panties while on live television. The incident causes the evening news ratings to jump, and because of ATV's desperation to escape the ratings cellar, Keiko is subsequently promoted to full-time weather reporter, displacing Michiko in the process. The rest of the series focuses on her rivalries with co-workers jealous of and insulted by the nature of her success.

The humor in Weather Report Girl is full of sexually oriented sorority style humor, aimed primarily at young men. The protagonist, Keiko, is depicted as being exhibitionistic, first using her sex appeal to rise to the position of weather girl by flashing her bra and panties, and maintaining her position by frequently wearing lingerie while on the air. She is also very resourceful, always one step ahead of her rivals' various revenge schemes. Keiko is also extraordinarily vengeful, humiliating Michiko on the air by spiking her tea with laxatives after Michiko had attempted a similar tactic against her. Keiko proceeds to masturbate in her apartment while watching Michiko embarrass herself on television. Finally, she is sexually domineering, effectively enslaving Michiko—who due to the on-air incident would have been fired had she not agreed—by making her lick her lingerie and perform cunnilingus on Keiko.

The second episode introduces Kaori Shimamori, a reporter who uses her position as a member of the Diet at Keiko's expense. Kaori conspires to have Keiko demoted after allotting her weather corner during a breaking news report. This effort fails after being flooded with viewer mail protests. Soon after, Keiko and Kaori agree to partner up on a marketing campaign for ATV, though still plotting revenge against Keiko by eavesdropping on her. She soon discovers Keiko's dominatrix relationship with Michiko and becomes friends with Keiko. The OVA ends with a stripping and humiliation of Michiko in which Kaori embraces Keiko's lifestyle and then proceeds to entice Michiko into having oral sex with her while Keiko, half asleep, listens with a smirk.

MediaEdit

The manga, which was serialized from 1992 to 1994, starred all three main characters with a simple plot where the women would try to fight for power and authority at the station by performing sexual acts and domination on each other.

The story was remade into a direct-to-video live-action film starring Kei Mizutani in 1995. The video developed a cult following, and it was released theatrically to popular and critical success in 1996.[1] Another movie called Weather Woman Returns was released in 1996 but was not a sequel to the first movie, rather a new story involving the character Keiko. Both movies were released in the US on VHS and DVD by Central Park Media, under their Asia Pulp Cinema label.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Weisser, Thomas and Yuko Mihara Weisser. (1998). Japanese Cinema Encyclopedia: The Sex Films. Vital Books : Asian Cult Cinema Publications. Miami. (ISBN 1-889288-52-7), p.492-493

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