Gaea Girls (2002)

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  • Japanese Fighting Women Alternative

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Follows the fortunes of a group of young Japanese women undergoing a mentally and physically gruelling training regime in a wrestling school. The chief coach is a professional fighter, whose own career depends on her popularity as a personality and a winner. Her attitude is uncompromising, offering no comfort to those who display a hint of sympathy towards their opponents. Concentrates on two of the least likely students, one who is unmotivated and unfit, and the other who suffers from low self-esteem. Shown on BBC2 in March 2002 in the `Under the sun' series.

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