Ogy Anime Reviews: The Girl from Phantasia (Fantasia) OVA

Ogy Anime Reviews: The Girl from Phantasia (Fantasia) OVA

The Girl from Phantasia VHS Rental Box

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Date Released: November 26, 1993

Genre: Supernatural, Fantasy, Comedy

Age Range: 13+

Runtime:  Episode 1 is 28 minutes and 17 seconds. The special episode (shows off production art work) is 7 minutes and 5 seconds.

Director: Jun Kamiya

– Other works from Jun Kamiya:

  • Blue Seed (Series) Director
  • Neo Ranga (T.V. Series) Director
  • The Third: The Girl with the Blue Eye (T.V. Series) Director
  • Y’s Legacy (OAV) Director

Original Creator: Akane Nagano

– Other work from Akane Nagano:

  • Paapeki! Onee-san 4-Koma (Manga)

Music: Toshiyuki Watanabe

– Other musical works from Toshiyuki Watanabe:

  • Devil Lady (T.V. Series)
  • The Irresponsible Captain Tylor (OAV)
  • Space Brothers (T.V. Series)

Production: Tatsunoko Production, Production I.G., & Starchild Records

Other Media Chronology:

  • Manga: Written by: Akane Nagano. Illustrated by Akane Nagano. Published by: Takeshobo. Magazine: Comic Gamma.  1993 – ????  5 volumes

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New Anime Brew: A Letter to Momo

New Anime Brew: A Letter to Momo (Momo e no Tegami)

A Letter to Momo DVD bought from Target

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Date Released: Fall , September 2011 (at the Toronto International Film Festival)
Genre: Supernatural, Drama, Comedy
Age Range: 3+
Runtime: 2 hours
Director and Story Creator: Hiroyuki Okiura
– Other works from Hiroyuki Okiura:

  • Dream Hunter Rem (OAV) Key Animator
  • Jin-Roh – The Wolf Brigade (Movie) Director
  • Paprika (Movie) : Key Animator

Sound Director: Kazuhiro Wakabayashi
– Other Sound Directing from Kazuhiro Wakabayashi:

  • Darker than Black (Series)
  • Princess Mononoke (Movie)
  • xxxHOLiC (Series)

Music: Mina Kubota
Other musical works from Mina Kubota:

  • Amuri in Star Ocean (OAV)
  • Kaleido Star (Series)
  • Shattered Angels (T.V. Series)

Productions: Production I.G., Kadokawa Shoten, Bandai Visual, CBC, HoriPro, JR Kikaku, Kadokawa Pictures, Mainichi Broadcasting System, Oriental Light and Magic, RCC Chugoku Broadcasting, TBS, The Mainichi Newspapers, Tokyu Recreation Co., Ltd. , Yahoo! Japan
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Ogy Anime Reviews: Vampiyan Kids (Pilot)

Ogy Anime Reviews: Vampiyan Kids (Pilot)

Kick Heart DVD menu there it is

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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)
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New Anime Brew: Yondemasu yo, Azazel-san (You’re Being Summoned, Azazel-san)

New Anime Brew: Yondemasu yo, Azazel-san (You’re Being Summoned, Azazel-san) Season One and Two (Z) with OVAs

yondemasuyo-azazel-san title

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Aired: Spring 2011 & Spring 2013
Genre: Comedy, Supernatural, Fantasy
Age Range: 16+ Seinin
Total Episodes: 30 Episodes (OVAs included), TV series and first OVA are 11-15 minutes each with OVA two through four are 28 minutes each
Original creator: Yasuhisa Kubo (Only work to my knowledge)

Directed by Tsutomu Mizushima
Other Directorals:
• Another (TV)
• Blood-C (TV)
• Bludgeoning Angel Dokuro-chan (TV)
• Haré+Guu (TV & Deluxe OVA)
• Magical Witch Punie-chan (OAV)
• Many Shin Chan Movies
• Witch Craft Works (TV)
• XXX Holic (All of the anime for this series)

Animation Production: Production I.G.
Sound Production: Fonishia
Media Chronology:
-Manga: Title: They’re Calling for You, Mr. Azazel. Written by: Yasuhisa Kubo. Published by: Kodansha. Magazine: Evening. 2007–Ongoing 8 volumes.
-OVA: Spring 2010 (OVA 4 just out in Japan)
-Season One
-Season Two: Renamed: Yondemasuyo, Azazel-san Z

Licensed by The Right Stuf International/Lucky Penny Entertainment.

Availability: This will be released in 2015 as a complete series DVD Sub only set with on-screen translations; however, there seems to be no news of the OVAs being a part of this release or coming over here, but I hope that they might reconsider or at least get the first two or three.

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