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''Miracle Shojo Limit-chan'' is an early MagicalGirl anime, also known as ''Cybernella'' in Italy. It aired from October 1973 to March 1974 on NET (now TV Asahi) and featured character designs by KazuoKomatsubara ({{Devilman}}, {{Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind}}).

When 11-year-old Satomi Nishiyama(nickname Limit) is critically injured in an airplane crash, her scientist father saves her life by turning her into a cyborg. Now she has a number of superpowers at her disposal, but she must also keep her robotic nature a secret from her peers.

Limit-chan was created by ToeiAnimation from an original idea by Hiromi Productions. She got the time slot on NET that had been reserved for MagicalGirl series since {{Sally the Witch}}, while another Magical Girl cyborg - the same animation studio/broadcaster's {{Cutey Honey}} - was retooled as a more action-oriented series and got a different time slot. It was Honey, however, who proved more popular.

This show is noteworthy also for being the first production on which Toei outsourced some of the animation work to a Korean studio.

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!!This anime provides examples of:

* ActionGirl: Actually gets averted most of the time. Limit has the powers, but [[GuileHero she]] will usually find a non-violent solution to whatever problem is confronting her and very rarely ends up in a fight.
* AlphaBitch: Mitsuko, although her GirlPosse is unusual in that they all suffer from some serious {{Gonk}}.
* ByThePowerOfGreyskull: "Change Face!"
* CallingYourAttacks: Although they're actions rather than attacks. For example, Limit cries "Miracle Jump" when she does a superhuman jump, "Miracle Run" when she uses her super-speed, and "Miracle Power" when she uses her super-strength.
* {{Crash Into Hello}}/{{Meet Cute}}: Subverted for laughs in the ice-skating episode when Nobuko crashes into a guy on the ice rink and looks up to discover that he's [[{{Bishonen}} very handsome]]... and then his girlfriend immediately appears and pointedly pulls him away.
* DevelopmentGag: Satomi's nickname of 'Limit' comes from [[WhatCouldHaveBeen the series' original proposal]], in which she was given a time limit of one year to live after her accident. Toei thought it was too grim, so changed it to a SliceOfLife MagicalGirl story.
* FlyingBroomstick: Actually it's her book-bag, but it serves the same purpose.
* GettingSmiliesPaintedOnYourSoul: Limit's ring has this power.
* GirlishPigtails: Nobuko
* GreenEyedMonster: In one episode, Limit and Nobuko's friendship gets strained because Nobuko is jealous of Limit's talent at ice-skating.
* HotbloodedSideburns: Limit
* IJustWantToBeNormal: Limit's reaction to becoming a cyborg.
* MissingMom: Limit's mother is killed in the same plane crash that necessitated Limit's cyborg-ification.
* MuggleBestFriend: Nobuko
* MusicalPastiche: The theme song for the Italian version closely resembles the Beatles' "Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da".
* NerdGlasses: Nobuko
* NiceHat: Limit's does double duty as a walkie-talkie.
* NonHumanSidekick: Go, the robot-dog.
* ReplacementGoldfish: Averted - the only way to keep Limit alive after the plane crash that nearly took her life was to make her a cyborg. Limit is well aware that she is a cyborg and it is a major source of insecurity for her.
* RingOfPower: Limit's ring can emit a scent that calms people down.
* SuperSpeed: One of Limit's powers.
* SuperStrength: Another of her powers.
* TomboyAndGirlyGirl: Nobuko and Limit, respectively.
* TransformationSequence: A very short one whenever Limit uses her disguise power.
* TransformationTrinket: Limit's pendant, which she also uses to activate her other powers.
* UmbrellaOfTogetherness: Limit and Nobuko share an umbrella in episode 18, though in this case it doesn't seem to have any romantic implications.
* WeCanRebuildHim
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