Ogy Anime Reviews: My Dear Marie OVA

Ogy Anime Reviews: My Dear Marie OVA

My Dear Marie DVD front

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Other names:

  • Metal Angel Marie
  • Boku no Marie

Date Released: March 6, 1996
Genre: Supernatural, Fantasy, Sci-fi, Comedy, Fan Service
Age Range: 13+
Runtime: 3 episodes, minute range 27min > 30min
Original Creator: Sakura Takeuchi
– Other work from Sakura Takeuchi:

  • Chocotto Sister

Director: Tomomi Mochizuki
– Other work from Tomomi Mochizuki:

  • Ai Monogatari (OAV)
  • Brave Command Dagwon (T.V. Series)
  • Creamy Mami: Long Good-Bye (OAV)
  • Here Is Greenwood (OAV)
  • Hikari no Densetsu (T.V. Series)
  • House of Five Leaves (T.V. Series)
  • Momo: The Girl God of Death (T.V. Series)
  • Princess Nine (T.V. Series)
  • Seraphim Call (T.V. Series)
  • Twin Spica (T.V. Series)
  • Zettai Shonen (T.V. Series)

Script Written by: Go Sakamoto
– Other work from Go Sakamoto:

  • Brave Command Dagwon (T.V. Series)

Music: Hisaaki Hogari
– Other musical works from Hisaaki Hogari:

  • Aquarion (Series)
  • Kokoro Library (T.V. Series)

Production: Studio Pierrot
Other Media Chronology:

-Manga: Title: Boku no Marie. Written by: Sakura Takeuchi. Illustrated by: Sakura Takeuchi. Published by: Shueisha. Magazine: Weekly Young Jump. 1994. 10 volumes. Licensed by: No one in the U.S. & CAN.

Licensed by previously ADV films.

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New Anime Brew: Chaika the Coffin Princess: Avenging Battle (Season 2)

New Anime Brew: Chaika the Coffin Princess: Avenging Battle (Season 2)

Chaika Avenging Battle Promo pic

Previous Season Review:  New Anime Brew: Hitsugi no Chaika (Chaika – The Coffin Princess)

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Other Names:

  • Hitsugi no Chaika: Avenging Battle
  • Chaika the Coffin Princess Season 2
  • Chaika Season 2

Date Released:  October 08, 2014
Genre: Supernatural, Fantasy, Romance, Adventure
Age Range: 13+
Runtime: 10 episodes, 23 minutes 41 seconds
Original creator: Ichiro Sakaki
– Other works from Ichiro Sakaki:

  • CODE-E (T.V. Series)
    • Mission-E (T.V. Series)
  • Magician’s Academy (T.V. Series & Manga)
  • Outbreak Company (T.V. Series & Manga & Light Novel)
  • Polyphonica (Series)
  • Scrapped Princess (T.V. Series & Manga)
  • Strait Jacket (OAV)

Director: Soichi Masui
– Other works from Soichi Masui:

  • Anyamaru Tantei Kiruminzū (T.V. Series)
  • Scrapped Princess (T.V. Series)
  • Shingu: Secret of the Stellar Wars (T.V. Series, but as an episode director)

Sound Director: Masafumi Mima
– Other Sound Directings from Masafumi Mima:

  • Ai Yori Aoshi (T.V. Series)
  • Allison & Lillia (T.V. Series)
  • Animal Crossing (Movie)
  • Arjuna (ERR)
  • Cardcaptor Sakura (Series)
  • Chobits (Series)
  • Dai-Guard (T.V. Series)
  • Fullmetal Alchemist (Series)
  • I Dream of Mimi (Ooo, sexy~)
  • Paprika (Movie)
  • Pokémon (Series)
  • Santa Company (Movie) as Supervision which now explains that sound effect
  • Ushio & Tora (OAV)

Music: Seikou Nagaoka
– Other musical works from Seikou Nagaoka:

  • New Dream Hunter Rem: Massacre in the Phantasmic Labyrinth (OAV) Hmm
  • Petite Princess Yucie (T.V. Series)
  • Strike Witches (Series)
  • Tenchi Muyo (Early series with specials and Universe)


  • Flying Dog
  • Fujimi Shobo
  • Hitsugi No Chaika Partners
  • Kadokawa Corporation
  • Kadokawa Shoten

Other Media Chronology:

– Light Novel: Written by Ichirō Sakaki. Illustrated by Namaniku ATK . Published by Fujimi Shobo. Imprint: Fujimi Fantasia BunkoRun. 2010 – Ongoing 9 volumes

–Manga: Written by: Shinta Sakayama. Published by: Kadokawa Shoten. Magazine: Shōnen Ace. 2011–Ongoing 3 volumes

–Spin-off  Manga:

A.) Hitsugi no Chaikaka. Written by: Kanikama. Published by: Kadokawa Shoten. Magazine: 4-Koma Nano Ace (former), Shōnen Ace (current). 2011 – Ongoing

B.) Gakuen Chaika!. Magazine: Niconico Age Premium. 2014 – Ongoing

Licensed by Sentai Filmworks.

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New Anime Brew: No-Rin (Nourin)

New Anime Brew: No-Rin (Nourin)


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Date Released: Spring, 01/10/2014
Genre: Comedy, Coming of Age, Romance
Age Range: 13+
Total Episodes: 12
Runtime: 24 minutes per episode
Original Story by Shiratori Shirow
Directed by Shin Oonuma

– Other works from Shin Oonuma:


  • Baka and Test: Summon the Beasts (T.V. Series & OVA)
  • C³ (T.V. Series)
  • Dusk maiden of Amnesia (T.V. Series)
  • Invaders of the Rokujyōma!? (T.V. Series)
  • Watamote (T.V. Series)

Production: Frontier Works & Square Enix
Animation Production: SILVER LINK
Other Media Chronology:

  • Light Novel: Written by Shirow Shiratori. Illustrated by Kippu. Published by SB Creative. Imprint: GA Bunko. 2011 – Ongoing 8 volumes
  • Manga: Written by: Shirow Shiratori. Illustrated by Maru Asakura. Published by: Square Enix. Magazine: Young Gangan. 2012–Ongoing 4 volumes
  • Spin-off Manga:
    • No-Rin Petit: Written by: Shirow Shiratori. Illustrated by Kotoji. Published by: Square Enix. Magazine: Big Gangan. 2013–2014
    • No-Rin -Wild-: Written by: Shirow Shiratori. Illustrated by Toshiko Machida. Published by: SB Creative. Magazine: Big Gangan. 2013–Ongoing

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Ogy Anime Reviews: Shingu – Secrete of the Stellar Wars (Gakuen Senki Muryō)

Ogy Anime Reviews: Shingu – Secrete of the Stellar Wars (Gakuen Senki Muryō)


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Aired: Summer 2001
Genre: Slice of Life, Sci-fi, Fantasy
Age Range: 7+
Total Episodes: 26 Episodes, 25 minutes each
Origin Media: Original Series
Directed by Tatsuo Sato
Other Directorials:

  • Martian Successor Nadesico (T.V. Series & Movie)
  • Bodacious Space Pirates (T.V. Series)
  • Lagrange – The Flower of Rin-ne (T.V. Series & OVA)

Animation Studio: Mad House
Sound Production: Techno Sound
Licensed by The Right Stuf International/Nozomi Entertainment

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