Agent Aika is an anime franchise by Studio Fantasia.
- 1 Franchise History
- 2 Brief Plot Overview
- 3 Bathing Scenes
- 4 See Also
- 5 External Links
- 6 Site Navigation
The series was created by Studio Fantasia being written by Kenichi Kanemaki and directed by Katsuhiko Nishijima. The original series was released as an OVA starting on April 25th, 1997 through April 25th, 1999. During the series run, a recap special with some minor story was produced on May 25, 1998 titled Agent Aika: Moving Out as well as a spin-off manga titled AIKa TRIAL 0 written by Ayumi Konomichi that ran in Comic GUM from 1998 through 1999. On April 25th, 2007 the first volume of the three-part prequel OVA titled AIKa R-16: Virgin Mission was released in Japan and ran to October 26th, 2007. During the time, a remastered version of the original series and a special Live-action short were released. On July 5th, 2009 a three-part sequel to prequel OVA titled Aika Zero was released that ran to Dec 22nd, 2009 and was directed by Noriyasu Yamauchi.
Brief Plot Overview
Taking place at some point in the future when Tokyo is now sunken into the ocean, a Japanese woman named Aika Sumeragi works as a salvager for hire. Working for her salvaging mentor Gozo Aida, she works alongside his daughter Rion Aida. During a mission to obtain an artifact known as the Lagu she encounters an evil organization led by Rudolf Hagen and his sister Neena who control an army of loyal women in colored uniforms known as Delmos who are also looking to obtain the Lagu for World Domination. After the defeat of the organization by the hands of Aika, the remaining Delmos become in command by the Golden Delmo team lead by Bianca, Rie Petoriyacowa, Sania and Tonia as they commence their operation known as "Golden Apple" to attempt revenge on Aika Sumeragi. In the prequel ovas Aika R-16: Virgin Mission and Aika Zero, the days of Aika's teen years are explored working alongside Karen Minamino and Eri Shinkai as they pursue mysterious occurrences.
- Main article: Agent Aika opening credits
During the opening credits song, Silent City by Mari Sasaki, one moments shows Aika Sumeragi naked Skinny Dipping in the ocean while Standing with the wind blowing in her direction. At first it shows a blank night sky but then a lit city appears in front of her.
- Main article: Agent Aika episode 1
At night in Aika Sumeragi's trailer, she is seen taking a Shower panning from her buttocks all the way up to her head where she has her eyes closed and hands on her hair. She then opens her eyes and puts her hand out to turn the shower off. She comes out of the bathroom wearing a pink Towel and then sits on her bed with her legs crossed. She then gets up and opens her closet where she goes up to the ultranate golden bustier in there and then drops her towel as the screen fades to black.
As Rion Aida is trying to escape the Delmo's battleship base through the locker room, two unnamed Black Delmos are seen entering after their shift saying they are going to have Showers. Both are shown having a conversation as they are Stripping but get stalled for the moment as they are interrupted with an announcement of Aika Sumeragi's fight somewhere else on the ship and with Rion trying to blend in with them. The two girls are implied to eventually have their showers Off Screen after Rion manages to leave the locker room.
- Main article: Agent Aika episode 6
After having a physical examination, Aika Sumeragi is seen in the facilities Public Bath with Rie Petoriyacowa both sitting on the rim of the outside end of the smaller Bathing Pool possibly implying they already were in the bath. After they leave, Aika is seen getting dressed while Rie who wearing a Towel is at a vending machine asks Aika if she wants a drink.
Rion barges into the locker and reveals Rie's true identity to Aika which then causes Rie to have a bunch of Black Delmos come and attack Aika. Aika manages to kick a brown haired Black Delmo in the bathroom where she falls into the Bathing Pool clothed. As she tries to get up and scared, Aika comes over and kicks her head back in and she is fighting two other Delmos.
Agent Aika: Moving Out
Aika R-16: School Mission
- Released June 5th, 2007
- Released August 5th, 2007
- Released October 5th, 2007
- Main article: Aika Zero episode 1
Eri Shinkai, Karen Minamino and Aika Sumeragi have a Furo session in the bathroom at Karen's house. In the bath, Aika is outside of the bathtub getting her back scrubbed by Karen with a green Sponge while Eri is sitting in the bathtub resting her arm while briefing Aika on the details for their mission. After telling Aika, Eri stands up in excitement exposing her naked body and points up in the air saying that their mission is the most mysterious mystery. Aika who is still having her back scrubbed calmly asks Eri how old she is since she seems to think Eri is acting childish which Eri answers 19 and then Aika tells Eri to atleast cover herself up as she is standing with bare crotch in front of Aika's face.
- Main article: Aika Zero episode 2
While the girls have another meeting during a Furo session in Karen Minamino's bath, Eri Shinkai stands in front of the Mirror naked washing her arm with a Sponge as she is Conveniently Censored near her bottom with soap suds as she mentions that its great that they can do the rest of their mission in the open which she then squeezes the sponge in excitement while both Aika Sumeragi and Karen are in the bathtub curling their legs. Eri gets right in Karen's face and tells her that they can now go in and finish this mystery with Aika agreeing saying that they're prepared this time as Aika has a machine gun installed in her place which the scene shifts briefly to show. Eri's reaction to the machine gun causes her to get excited and bend over where both her and Aika get a devious look on their faces and laugh because they want it to be fired once while the camera zooms out to Karen looking the other way while a Rubber Duck that was in the bathtub floats over by Aika. The scene shifts briefly to outside the bathroom where the captain to Eri's ship is seen talking with Risako Nagisa asking why the girls have to have their meeting in the bath which Risako responds by saying that they are undressed in body and spirit to be more sincere which during that moment, an off screen occurrence happens where Aika gets out of the tub and switches places with Eri who gets into the tub with Karen who begins to start Overheating. As it shifts back to the girls in the bath, Aika who is outside of the bathtub and washing her arm with a green sponge tells Eri who is in the bathtub resting her arm that its ok if she feels like quitting since its dangerous work which angers Eri as she starts yelling at Aika frightening her. Eri then stands up in the bath in front of Aika which she then says that she gets it and just wants her to cover up her front while on the side, the overheated Karen tries to regain consciousness.
At the girls academy, eight unnamed students are seen having a group Shower in the Shower Room. As gratuitous angles are seen of them all enjoying there showers, one of the girls is seen playfully grabbing another girls breasts. Eventually one of E.T.A.I.'s small threads are seen lurking through the showers and pierces a girl with brown hair in the bottom knocking her out as the first victim. As a purple hair girl who is showering next to her notices, she then gets attacked as the next victim following three other girls next to her and eventually gets all the girls in the showers. As they are all knocked out the thread begins to drag each of the girls bodies off through a whole in one of the lockers in the locker room which leads to the White Knights hidden base. Aika runs into the locker room and tries to stop E.T.A.I.'s thread from taking the girls naked bodies but fails and ends up in the base as well.
- Project A-ko - created by the series director, Katsuhiko Nishijima
- Najica Blitz Tactics - created by the series director, Katsuhiko Nishijima
- Aika Wiki
- Agent Aika article on Wikipedia
- Agent Aika on Anime News Network
- Aika Zero on Anime News Network
- Agent Aika on MyAnimeList
- Agent Aika: Moving Out on MyAnimeList
- Aika Zero on MyAnimeList
- Aika R-16: School Mission on Baka-Updates
|Bathers||Aika Sumeragi • Unnamed Bathers • Rie Petoriyacowa • Eri Shinkai • Karen Minamino|
|Bathing Facilities||Ocean • Aika Sumeragi's Trailer Shower • Karen Minamino's Bathroom|
|Content||Scenarios • Accessories|
|Agent Aika Episodes||Opening Credits • 1 • 6|
|Aika R-16: School Mission Chapters||1 • 2 • 3|
|Aika Zero Episodes||1 • 2|
|Scene Years||1997 • 1998 • 2007 • 2009|
|Writers & Artists||Kenichi Kanemaki • Shinnosuke Fujishima|
|Actors||Ami Koshimizu • Misato Fukuen|