A love story between two people that each have a secret to hide. One a masochistic pro-wrestler, the other a sadistic Nun. Losing never felt so good.

Directed by animation visionary Masaaki Yuasa (Mind Game, Devilman Crybaby, Ping Pong) at the legendary Production I.G., this award-winning and world’s first crowd-funded anime film bursts off the screen with a unique visual language.

About Kick-Heart

This film was made possible by thousands of generous supporters who helped back this film on Kickstarter. Kick-Heart was also featured on the “Kickstarter Blog”, the “Kickstarter: Pick of the Week” email newsletter, and lastly, the “Kickstarter Project of the Day”. In the end, Kick-Heart raised over $200,000 USD with 3200 backers.


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Executive Producer
Mitsuhisa Ishikawa
Hidekazu Terakawa, Justin Leach
Masaaki Yuasa
Creative Team
Michio Mihara, Aymeric Kevin, Eunyoung Choi, Masaaki Yuasa

© 2012 Masaaki Yuasa, Production I.G