It has been suggested that Comedy (anime) be merged into this article. (Discuss) Proposed since November 2016.
Short subject (Musical, Sci-fi, Gothic, Mecha)
Original video animation
2001 – January 25, 2007
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Sweat Punch (スウェットパンチ, Suuettopanchi?) is a series of five Studio 4°C shorts collected in January 2007 as a direct-to-DVD package film titled Deep Imagination. The first four shorts had previously featured on the 4-volume "DVD magazine" series, Grasshoppa! (グラスホッパー！, Gurasuhoppa!?), with one Sweat Punch episode per Grasshoppa! DVD. Upon collection and release in 2007's Deep Imagination, a fifth short was added to the Sweat Punch series. Each short is directed by a different director, and the shorts deal with a variety of subjects.
1 Professor Dan Petory's Blues
2 End of the World
5 Junk Town
7 External links
Professor Dan Petory's Blues
A 10-minute short directed by Hidekazu Ohara, "Professor Dan Petory's Blues" (「タンペトリー教授の憂鬱」, "Tanpetori Kyouju no Yuuutsu"?) is a musical number starring a hand puppet named Junior. The puppet is controlled by the drunken Professor Dan Petory who explains in puppetry the answers to such questions as why the Earth is blue and why UFOs fly in a zig-zag pattern.
End of the World
A 10-minute short directed by Osamu Kobayashi, "End of the World" is a science fiction story about a young alien girl named Yuko as she escapes from the world of humans. After returning to her own world with Kazumi, a human girl she met at a rock concert on Earth, Yuko wages a retaliatory campaign against hordes of S&M monsters, and the evil queen of Yuko's world. The music featured is by the all-girl punk rock group, Lolita No.18. The short features the voice-talent of Hikaru Midorikawa.
Main article: Comedy (anime)
An 11-minute short directed by Kazuto Nakazawa, the gothic "Comedy" (「喜劇」, "Kigeki"?) is based on Shubert's "Lucifer," and details the adventures of a pale young girl (Ai Maeda) and her interactions with the mysterious "Black Knight" (Hikaru Midorikawa) who has the power to utterly de