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    Lightbulb Athena Asamiya inspired by Saki Asamiya ( Sukeban Deka )

    well there are similarities.
    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psycho_Soldier

    I think the creators of Psycho Soldier had influences from Sukeban Deka

    while Saki Asamiya wields a yo yo, that in itself could been an influence that led to the invention of Athena Asamiya's psycho ball signature move

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XEY4ijaEb9Q
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FMM_QkOl1So
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=49ymCWNU9Kg

    so there's more similarities besides the school girl uniform

    also Psycho Soldier debuted in 1986

    Sukeban Deka manga debuted in 1976, first TV series debuted in 1985 (1 year before Psycho Soldier!)
    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sukeban_Deka

    also the first Sukeban Deka movie was released in 1987,
    so I think it was actually the 1985 television series (that appeared in April 11, 1985) that first inspired the invention of Athena Asamiya (though of course there must of been other inspirations from elsewhere too). the first movie has a guy that Saki meets, that could actually been partial inspiration from Kensou, or maybe the other way around, I haven't read the manga, so not sure if the movie is based on the manga/tv series, or its own reboot of the plot.

    oh wait, just read the first movie actually takes place after the 2nd TV series, so its like a direct sequel. if ya'll care to research and watch Sukeban Deka, I recommend doing so without spoilers, the first movie is 10/10 AMAZING and a classic masterpiece that even Athena Asamiya/Psycho Soldier fans could find some similarities and inspiration, even despite the series not being about magical warriors fighting otherworldly monsters.

    it is a nice example how creations can lead to new creations that are similiar and different. and the Saki Asamiya and Athena Asamiya names I feel are no coincedence. though if someone has SNK interviews of the devs that created Psycho Soldier, perhaps they might reference Sukeban Deka, though in a lot of cases, some creators don't unveil all their inspirations outright.
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    Sup saner! Sukeban Deka’s (aka Yo-Yo Girl Cop) influence was pretty significant and can be seen across a lot of different media in japan. The tv series adaptation in particular would prove to be especially influential over the years.

    From your previous posts regarding Kill La Kill, I know you’re a fellow fan and would be interested in the fact that Ryuko Matoi was also heavily influenced by the series.

    I’ve always seen the popularity of the Sukeban Deka live-action show as being somewhat akin to the influence that Lynda Carter’s TV portrayal of Wonder Woman had in the late 70’s.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BlackaneseNiNjA View Post
    Sup saner! Sukeban Deka’s (aka Yo-Yo Girl Cop) influence was pretty significant and can be seen across a lot of different media in japan. The tv series adaptation in particular would prove to be especially influential over the years.

    From your previous posts regarding Kill La Kill, I know you’re a fellow fan and would be interested in the fact that Ryuko Matoi was also heavily influenced by the series.

    I’ve always seen the popularity of the Sukeban Deka live-action show as being somewhat akin to the influence that Lynda Carter’s TV portrayal of Wonder Woman had in the late 70’s.
    Whoa how interesting! it's wonderful Sukeban Deka became so successful and such a massive influence! I heard it even goes as far as to inspire Pretty Cure series (which is 15 years and still ongoing).
    the first movie is such a masterpiece!!!!!!!!! I have yet to watch the other two movies and the trio of TV series. it's 2019 and there's still treasures like Sukeban Deka being discovered!! I watched the movie without reading or watching any spoilers nor highlight clips, and everything is so mindblowing! I though it was gonna be just some mediocre detective routine, but it blossomed into SO MUCH MORE!

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    Here ya go saner. This breaks it down and goes into detail:


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    oh thanks! so legendary epicness!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UZEwVJHt2Sg

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