Maria Holic (TV)

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[ adapted from Maria Holic (manga) ]

Related anime:
    Maria Holic Alive (TV) (sequel)

Alternative title:
Maria†Holic 
まりあ†ほりっく (Japanese) 
瑪莉亞狂熱 (Chinese (Taiwan)) 
Genres: comedy 
Plot Summary: A sophomore named Kanako who enrolls in all-girls school because she has a phobia of men and wants to find her destined yuri partner. She meets a captivating freshman named Mariya who fits her criteria—except her seemingly ideal mate happens to be a cross-dressing sadistic boy. 
User Ratings: 1116 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 76 votes (sub:74, others:2
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 Spanish subtitled
)
 Excellent: 259 votes (sub:241, raw:6, dub:6, others:6
2 Spanish subtitled
2 Russian subtitled
1 Russian dubbed
1 Korean subtitled
)
 Very good: 272 votes (sub:234, dub:12, raw:5, ?:1, others:20
9 Spanish subtitled
3 French subtitled
3 Russian subtitled
3 Italian subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 Russian dubbed
)
 Good: 228 votes (sub:204, dub:9, raw:5, ?:1, others:9
5 Spanish subtitled
2 French subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
1 Russian dubbed
)
 Decent: 119 votes (sub:104, dub:8, raw:2, ?:1, others:4
3 Spanish subtitled
1 Italian dubbed
)
 So-so: 65 votes (sub:60, dub:3, others:2
1 Tagalog dubbed
1 Portuguese subtitled
)
 Not really good: 32 votes (sub:29, dub:3)
 Weak: 34 votes (sub:30, raw:1, dub:1, others:2
1 Russian subtitled
1 Spanish subtitled
)
 Bad: 14 votes (sub:10, dub:1, others:3
2 Russian dubbed
1 Spanish subtitled
)
 Awful: 9 votes (sub:9)
 Worst ever: 8 votes (sub:8)
Seen in part or in whole by 2052 users, rank: #503 (of 6068)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 7.320 (Good+), std. dev.: 1.9295, rank: #1586 (of 6062)
Weighted mean: 7.211 (Good+), rank: #1678 (of 6062) (seen all: 7.43 / seen some: 5.99 / won't finish: 4.12)
Bayesian estimate: 7.214 (Good+), rank: #1501 (of 4613)
Running time: half hour per episode 
Number of episodes: 12 
Episode titles: We have 12
Vintage:
2008-12-30 (Advanced Broadcast) 
2009-01-04 to 2009-03-22 
Release dates: We have 7
Opening Theme:
"HANAJI" by Yu Kobayashi 
Ending Theme:
"Kimi ni, Mune Kyun" (君に、胸キュン) by Yu Kobayashi, Asami Sanada and Marina Inoue 
Official website:
Trivia: We have 11
Review:
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Blu-Ray (Region A)
    Maria Holic - Complete Collection (Blu-Ray) 2014-03-04 (from $37.29)
DVD (Region 1)
    Maria Holic - Complete Collection (DVD) 2014-03-04 (from $34.44)
    Maria Holic - Complete Collection (Sub.DVD) 2010-02-23 (from $17.99)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Series Director: Yukihiro Miyamoto 
Series Composition: Masahiro Yokotani 
Script:
Masahiro Yokotani (8 episodes
eps 1-4, 6, 9-10, 12
)
 
Miku Ooshima (eps 5, 7-8, 11) 
Storyboard:
Kenichi Ikuhara (ep 5) 
Naoyuki Tatsuwa (6 episodes
eps 2-3, 6-12 even
)
 
Nobuyuki Takeuchi (ep 1) 
Toshiyuki Itamura (eps 4, 7, 9) 
Yasuhiro Mori (ep 11) 
Episode Director:
Ken'ichi Ishikura (ep 9) 
Kenichi Ikuhara (ep 5) 
Masayuki Iimura (ep 6) 
Naoyuki Tatsuwa (eps 3, 10) 
Toshiyuki Itamura (ep 4) 
Yasuhiro Mori (eps 2, 7, 11) 
Yukihiro Miyamoto (eps 1, 8, 12) 
Original creator: Minari Endo 
Character Design: Hideyuki Morioka 
Art Director: Hisaharu Iijima 
Chief Animation Director:
Hideyuki Morioka 
Hiroki Yamamura 
Animation Director:
Hideki Furukawa (eps 2, 7, 11) 
Hideyuki Morioka (ep 1)  (OP) 
Hiroki Yamamura (ep 1) 
Ippei Masui (ep 8) 
Kazuya Shiotsuki (3 episodes
eps 1 coop., 4, 6
)
 
Nozomi Ushijima (2 episodes
eps 5, 9 assist.
)
 
Rondo Mizukami (ep 6) 
Shuuji Miyazaki (eps 5, 9) 
Yasutoshi Iwasaki (eps 3, 10, 12) 
Yoshiaki Ito (eps 3, 6) 
Yuka Kudo (ep 12) 
Sound Director: Toshiki Kameyama 
Director of Photography: Rei Egami 
Animation producer: Mitsutoshi Kubota 
Assistant Animation Director: Hiroki Yamamura (OP) 
Assistant Director: Naoyuki Tatsuwa 
Color design: Izumi Takizawa 
Conceptual Design: Nobuyuki Takeuchi 
Editing: Rie Matsubara 
End Card Illustration:
BLADE (ep 8) 
Eiji Usatsuka (ep 1) 
Hekiru Hikawa (ep 4) 
Jin Kobayashi (ep 2) 
Koin (ep 5) 
Kôji Kumeta (ep 9) 
Minari Endo (ep 12) 
Nozomu Tamaki (ep 11) 
Rururu Kondoh (ep 3) 
saxyun (ep 6) 
Ume Aoki (ep 7) 
Yun Kouga (ep 10) 
Ending Animation: Ayumi Shiraishi 
Key Animation:
Beom Seok Hong (eps 4, 12) 
Ryo Imamura (OP; eps 1, 10) 
Theme Song Arrengement: Dai Murai 
Theme Song Composition: Dai Murai 
Theme Song Lyrics: Satomi Arimori 
Theme Song Performance:
Asami Sanada (ED) 
Marina Inoue (ED) 
Yu Kobayashi (OP/ED) 
Visual Effects: Motoi Sakai 
Asami Sanada as Kanako Miyamae 
Marina Inoue as Matsurika Shinouji 
Yu Kobayashi as Mariya Shidō 

Akemi Kanda as Nanami Kiri 
Aya Hirano as Shizu Shidō 
Hatsumi Takada as Honoka Tsutsui 
Megumi Toyoguchi as Fumi Kumagai 
Miyu Matsuki as Ayari Shiki 
Miyuki Sawashiro as Dorm Leader-sensei 
Ryoko Shintani as Sachi Momoi 
Saori Goto as Yudzuru Inamori 
Youji Ueda as Narration 
Yuko Kaida as Ryuuken Ishima 

Akeno Watanabe as Jaiano Enjouji(ep 12) 
Erino Hazuki as Natsuru Maki 
Miyu Matsuki as Yonakuni-san 
Tomokazu Sugita as Touichirou Kanae 
Japanese companies
Animation Production: SHAFT 
Assistance: Tokyo Animator Gakuin (eps 1-12) 
Backgrounds:
FAI (ep 3) 
Ryūbidō (eps 1-12) 
Broadcaster:
AT-X (2009-01-08) 
Chiba TV (2009-01-04) 
Sun TV (2009-01-07) 
Tokyo MX (2009-01-06) 
TV Aichi (2009-01-08) 
TV Kanagawa (2009-01-04) 
TV Saitama (2009-01-09) 
Composition:
DIGITAL@SHAFT 
Studio Elle (ep 6) 
Cooperation: Tokyo Animator Institute 
Finish Animation:
AI 
DEXS 
Frontline 
Hayashi KK 
Magic Bus Niigata 
MSJ 
In-Between Animation:
AI 
DEXS 
Frontline 
Hayashi KK 
Magic Bus 
Magic Bus Niigata 
MSJ 
TNK 
Music Production: Media Factory 
Production Cooperation:
Magic Bus (ep 8) 
Studio Pastoral (eps 2, 5-11 odd) 
Recording Studio: OP Requiem Studio 
Sound Production: Omnibus Promotion 
Video Editing: P's Studio 
English staff
English cast
ADR Director: Christopher Ayres 
Translation: Kaoru Bertrand 
ADR Script: Clint Bickham 
Executive producer:
Eiichi Takahashi 
John Ledford 
BD Authoring: David Williams 
DVD Authoring: Neal Barnes 
Media Coordinator: Janice Williams 
Mixing: Brent Marshall 
Packaging Design: Larry Koteff 
Sound Design: Brent Marshall 
Subtitle Script & Timing: Dwayne Jones 
Technical Assistant: Michael Olesch 
Caitlynn French as Matsurika Shinouji 
Jessica Calvello as Kanako Miyamae 
Monica Rial as Mariya Shidou 

Allison Sumrall as Honoka Tsusuri 
Beth Lazarou as Ryuken Ishima 
Brittney Karbowski as Dorm Supervisor "God" 
Carli Mosier as Nanami Kiri 
George Manley as Narration 
Margaret McDonald as Sachi Momoi 
Molly Searcy as Fumi Kumagai 
Monica Rial as Shizu Shidou 
Nancy Novotny as Ayari Shiki 
Shannon Emerick as Yuzuru Inamori 

Beth Lazarou as Ayano Enjoji(ep 12) 
Christopher Ayres as Mr. Berlin(ep 10) 
Genevieve Simmons as
Ei Hitsosubashi 
School Nurse Tonomura 
Illich Guardiola as Touichiro Kaname 
Juliet Simmons as Chifumi Satsuki 
Tiffany Grant as
Mii Habutae 
Yonakuni-san 
Tiffany Terrell as Maki Natsuru 

English companies
Distributor: Section23 Films 
Internet Streaming:
Hulu 
The Anime Network 
Licensed by: Sentai Filmworks 
Production: Seraphim Digital 
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
(none)
Chinese (Taiwan) cast
(none)
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