Ogy Anime Reviews: Momo: The Girl God of Death

Ogy Anime Reviews: Momo: The Girl God of Death

Momo the Girl God of Death DVD Case

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Name: Momo: The Girl God of Death
-Other aliases:

  • Ballad of a Shinigami
  • Ballad of a Shinigami: Momo the Girl God of Death
  • Shinigami no Ballad: Momo the Girl God of Death

Date Released: Spring, 03/02/2006
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Psychological, Romance, Supernatural, and Tragedy
Age Range: 8+
Total Episodes: 6
Runtime: 24 minutes per episode
Original Story by Keisuke Hasegawa (or K-Ske Hasegawa)
-Other works:

  • Jii-chan Jet!!
  • Mizutama Panic

Directed by Tomomi Mochizuki
– Other works:

  • My Dear Marie (OAV)
  • Princess Nine (T.V. Series)
  • Zettai Shonen (T.V. Series)

Production: Pony Canyon
Animation Production: Ginga-ya & Group TAC
Sound Production: Jinnan Studio
Other Media Chronology:

  • Light Novel: Written by Keisuke Hasegawa. Illustrated by Nanakusa. Published by ASCII Media Works. Imprint: Dengeki hp. U.S. Licensor: Seven Seas Entertainment . 2003 – 2009 12 volumes
  • Manga: Written by: Keisuke Hasegawa. Illustrated by Asuka Izumi. Published by: Hakusensha. Magazine: LaLa & LaLa DX. U.S. Licensor: CMX Manga . 2005 – 2007 3 volumes
  • T.V. Drama: Directed by: Kōtarō Terauchi. Studio: Tornado Film & SF Planning . 2007 12 Episodes
  • Radio Program / Audio Drama: ???

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Ogy Anime Reviews: Vampiyan Kids (Pilot)

Ogy Anime Reviews: Vampiyan Kids (Pilot)

Kick Heart DVD menu there it is

Show Index:

Name: Vampiyan Kids (Pilot)
– Other aliases:

  • Vampire Kids
  • Nanchatte Vampiyan
  • I Vampiriani, Vampiri Vegetariani

Date Released: 1999 (Could only find year)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Fantasy, Supernatural, Comedy, Gag
Age Range: 13+
Runtime: 18 Minutes and 41 seconds
Directed by Masaaki Yuasa
– Other Works:

  • Kaiba (T.V. Series)
  • Kick-Heart (OVA)
  • The Tatami Galaxy (T.V. Series)

Music: Kô Ôtani
– Other Works:

  • Birdy the Mighty (OAV)
  • Colorful (Movie)
  • Mobile Suit Gundam Wing (Series)
  • Outlaw Star (T.V. Series)
  • Shakugan no Shana (Seriees)
  • Zatch Bell (T.V. Series)

Production: Production I.G.
Other Media Chronology:

  • T.V. Series
  • Promotionals

Licensed by Production I.G. (Localized Import)
This pilot is a special feature in the Kick ♥Heart Blu-Ray/DVD Combo Pack, but only DVD in Japanese dub only, strange. Continue reading

Ogy Anime Reviews: Puppet Princess (Karakuri no Kimi)

Ogy Anime Reviews: Puppet Princess
(Karakuri no Kimi)

Puppet Princess DVD Case

Show Index:

Name: Puppet Princess (Karakuri no Kimi)
– Other aliases:
• The Clockwork Ones
• La Princesse Marionnettiste

Date Released: 03/24/2000
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Adventure, Fantasy, Action, Supernatural
Age Range: 13+
Runtime: 41 Minutes and 41 seconds
Original Story by Kazuhiro Fujita
– Other works from Kazuhiro Fujita:
• Karakuri Circus (Manga)
• Moonlight Act (Manga)
• Ushio & Tora (Series)

Chief Directed by Hirotoshi Takaya
– Other Chief Directed Work:
• Project ARMS (T.V. Series)
(He has done a lot of work just not much General Chief Direction)
Sound Director: Katsuyoshi Kobayashi
– Other Sound Directives:
• Cowboy Bebop (Series)
• Gintama (Series)
• Miracle Girls (T.V. Series)
• Please Save My Earth (OAV)
• The World of Narue (T.V. Series)

Music: Kaoru Wada
– Other works:
• 3×3 Eyes (Series)
• Inuyasha (Series)
• Princess Tutu (T.V. Series)
• Silent Möbius (Movies)
• To Heart (T.V. Series)
Production: Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions, TMS Entertainment, & TOHO
Other Media Chronology:
• Manga???
**I can’t confirm if the manga exist or only a rumor. 😦

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New Anime Brew: Magimoji Rurumo

New Anime Brew: Magimoji Rurumo

Majimoji Rurumo Title cast shot

Show Index:

Date Released: Summer, 07/09/2014
Genre: Supernatural, Comedy, Magical, Romance
Age Range: 13+ Shōnen
Total Episodes: 12
Runtime: 24 minutes.
Original Story by Wataru Watanabe
– Other work from Wataru Watanabe:
• Yowamushi Pedal (Series)

Directed by Chikara Sakurai (First Directive)
Sound Director: Satoshi Motoyama
– Other works from Satoshi Motoyama:
• Demon King Daimao (T.V. Series)
• Desert Punk (T.V. Series)
• Haganai (Series)
• Maid Sama (T.V. Series)
• Oreimo (Series)
• Princess Tutu (T.V. Series)
• WATAMOTE (T.V. Series)

Production: J.C. Staff
Other Media Chronology:

  • Original Manga: Written by: Wataru Watanabe. Published by: Kodansha. Magazine: Monthly Shōnen Sirius. Oct. 2007 – Feb. 2011 7 volumes 1st Arc
  • Magimoji Rurumo: Makai-hen: Written by: Wataru Watanabe. Published by: Kodansha. Magazine: Monthly Shōnen Sirius. Apr. 2011 – Mar. 2013 5 volumes 2nd Arc
  • Magimoji Rurumo: Hōkago no Mahō Chugakusei: Written by: Wataru Watanabe. Published by: Kodansha. Magazine: Monthly Shōnen Sirius. Jul. 2013 – Ongoing 3rd Arc

Licensed by … .
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Ogy Anime Reviews: Dracula (Marvel/Toei)

Ogy Anime Reviews: Dracula (Marvel/Toei)

Dracula Vestron Video VHS

Show Index:

Name: Dracula (Marvel/Toei)
– Other aliases:

  • Dracula: Sovereign of the Damned
  • Emperor of Darkness – Vampire Dracula
  • The Tomb of Dracula
  • The Tomb of Dracula: Sovereign of the Damned
  • The Curse of Dracula: Sovereign of the Damned
  • Vestron Dracula
  • Dracula (1981)

Aired: 08/19/1980
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Supernatural, Mello Drama
Age Range: 13+ Seinen
Total Episodes: 1 special, 90 minutes 09 seconds
Original creators: Bram Stoker (main inspiration), Roy Thomas
Directed by Minoru Okazaki
– Other works:
**Directed

  • Dr. Slump (Original T.V. Series, 97’ T.V. Series, Movie 2, and Movie 4)
  • Kennosuke-sama (Movie)
  • O-bake no… Holly (T.V. Seires)
  • Puttsun Make LOVE (OAV)

Production: Toei Animation
Sound Production: Seiji Yokoyama
Media Chronology:

-Book: Dracula. Written by: Bram Stoker. Written in 1879.

-Comic: The Tomb of Dracula. Written by: Roy Thomas. Published by: Marvel Comics. First appearance in The Tomb of Dracula (1972).

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Ogy Anime Reviews: Frankenstein (Marvel/Toei)

Ogy Anime Reviews: Frankenstein (Marvel/Toei)

Frankenstein Vestron VHS

Show Index:
Name: Frankenstein (Marvel/Toei)
– Other aliases:

  • Kyoufu Densetsu Kaiki! Frankenstein
  • Mystery! Frankenstein: Legend of Terror
  • The Frankenstein Monster
  • The Monster of Frankenstein
  • Vestron Frankenstein
  • Frankenstein (1981)

Aired: 07/27/1981
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Supernatural, Serious Drama, Tragedy
Age Range: 13+ Seinen
Total Episodes: 1 special, 93 minutes 35 seconds
Original creator: Mary Shelly
Directed by Yugo Serikawa
– Other works:
**Directed

  • Three-Eyed One – Prince in the Devil Island (Movie)
  • Wanpaku Ōji no Orochi Taiji (Movie)
  • World Masterpiece Fairy Tale Series (T.V. Series)

Production: Toei Animation
Animation Production: Studio Live
Sound Production: Kentaroh Haneda
Media Chronology:

  • Book: Frankenstein. Written by: Mary Shelly. Written in 1818.
  • Comic: The Monster of Frankenstein. Written by: Stan Lee. Published by: Marvel Comics. First appearance in Menace No. 7 September 1953 part of Atlus, and in Marvel continuity Silver Surfer No.7 August 1969.

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Ogy Anime Reviews: Dream Hunter Rem

Ogy Anime Reviews: Dream Hunter Rem

Dream Hunter Rem reveiw cover

Show Index:

Date Released: 06/10/85, 12/15/85, & 02/25/87
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Suspense, Magical Girl, Sci-fi, and Yuri.
Age Range: 15+
Total Episodes: All OVAs, 3 parts, 4 episodes, & 1 pilot that originally was a hentai version of the first part of part one
Runtime: Pilot 20 min, Episode 1 Part A 20 min, Episode 1 Part B (Includes intermission) 25 min, Episode 2 55 min, Episode 3 55 min
Chief Director & Original Story by Seiji Okuda
– Other works from Seiji Okuda:
** Original Works:
• Chōjikū Romanesque Samy – Missing 99 (OAV)
• Crystal Triangle (OAV)
• Twinkle Heart – Gingakei made Todokanai (OAV)

Directors:
Episode 1 by Satoru Kumazaki (Only Work)
Episode 2 by Shuku Nagao
– Other works from Shuku Nagao:
**Episode Directed
• Legend of the Galactic Heroes (OAV)
Episode 3 by Yasunori Kamii (Only Work)

Production: Orange House, Sai Enterprise, & Zain (I’m iffy on this.)
Other Media Chronology:
• Sequel OVA: New Dream Hunter Rem (I & II), By Seiji Okuda (This is his daughter), Studio: Studio Zain, Date Created: 12/16/90 & 08/12/92. 2 Episodes.
• Video Game: Super Heroine Chronicle Release 02/06/2014, Genre: J-RPG, Platform: Playstation 3 & PSP Vita.

**Manga and novels exist but sadly I can’t properly cite them. 😦

Licensed by … well no one. I hope this gets picked up or inspire interest to get people wanting this. Continue reading