Sarutobi Ecchan, also known as Hela Supergirl in Italy, is an early Magical Girl anime about a little girl named Ecchan who has ninja powers.
This anime provides examples of:
- Annoying Younger Sibling: Kuruhei, Taihei's younger brother.
- Easy Amnesia: The story starts when Ecchan loses her memories and is taken in by Miko's family.
- Hypnotic Eyes: People on the receiving end of Ecchan's hypnosis display swirly eyes and start hallucinating.
- I Have the High Ground: Ecchan likes to sit on top of telephone poles.
- Identical Stranger: In the last episode, we meet Eiko, a young girl from America who looks identical to Ecchan.
- Muggle Best Friend: Miko and Taihei
- Muggle Foster Parents: Miko and her grandparents.
- Speaks Fluent Animal: Ecchan.
- Super Speed: One of Ecchan's powers.
- Super Strength: Another one.
- Talking Animal: Buku is a talking dog.