Arakawa Under the Bridge (TV)

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Alternative title:
Под мостом над Аракавой (Russian) 
荒川アンダー ザ ブリッジ (Japanese) 
荒川爆笑團 (Chinese (Taiwan)) 
Genres: comedy , romance 
Themes: absurdity , homeless 
Plot Summary: Kou Ichinomiya has always lived according to the creed of his wealthy, successful family: never be in debt to anyone. But one day, under the Arakawa Bridge, his life is saved by a homeless girl named Nino. In order to pay her back, Kou promises to be her boyfriend; and thus begins his new life under the bridge. 
User Ratings: 1007 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 67 votes (sub:60, dub:3, others:4
3 Spanish subtitled
1 Arabic subtitled
)
 Excellent: 206 votes (sub:184, dub:5, raw:2, ?:1, others:14
10 Spanish subtitled
2 Russian subtitled
1 French subtitled
1 Korean subtitled
)
 Very good: 331 votes (sub:305, dub:6, raw:4, ?:2, others:14
8 Spanish subtitled
2 Portuguese subtitled
1 Turkish subtitled
1 Arabic subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
1 Czech subtitled
)
 Good: 224 votes (sub:197, dub:14, ?:1, others:12
7 Spanish subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 Italian subtitled
1 Korean subtitled
1 French subtitled
)
 Decent: 84 votes (sub:75, dub:3, raw:1, others:5
3 Spanish subtitled
1 Chinese mandarin subtitled
1 Russian dubbed
)
 So-so: 55 votes (sub:50, dub:1, others:4
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 Russian dubbed
1 Tagalog dubbed
1 Polish subtitled
)
 Not really good: 12 votes (sub:12)
 Weak: 17 votes (sub:16, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
)
 Bad: 7 votes (sub:7)
 Awful: 3 votes (sub:3)
 Worst ever: 1 vote (sub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 2049 users, rank: #507 (of 6096)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 7.582 (Very good−), std. dev.: 1.5544, rank: #1079 (of 6089)
Weighted mean: 7.489 (Good+), rank: #1104 (of 6089) (seen all: 7.71 / seen some: 6.40 / won't finish: 4.61)
Bayesian estimate: 7.490 (Good+), rank: #897 (of 4589)
Running time: 24 minutes per episode 
Number of episodes: 13 
Episode titles: We have 13
Vintage: 2010-04-04 to 2010-06-27 
Opening Theme:
#1: "Venus to Jesus" (ヴィーナスとジーザス) by Etsuko Yakushimaru 
#2: "Title Nante Jibun de Kangaenasai na" (タイトルなんて自分で考えなさいな) by Miyuki Sawashiro (ep 5) 
Ending Theme:
"Sakasama Bridge" (逆様ブリッジ) by Suneohair 
Links: We have 1
Trivia: We have 4
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Blu-Ray + DVD combo
    Arakawa Under the Bridge Season 1 [Premium Edition] (BD+DVD) 2011-07-05
Blu-Ray (Region A)
    Arakawa Under the Bridge Season 1 (Sub.Blu-Ray) 2013-01-29 (from $47.99)
DVD (Region 1)
    Arakawa Under the Bridge Season 1 (Sub.DVD) 2013-01-29 (from $42.49)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Series Director: Yukihiro Miyamoto 
Director: Akiyuki Simbo 
Series Composition: Deko Akao 
Script: Deko Akao 
Storyboard:
Hisatoshi Shimizu (ep 4) 
Satoshi Kuwahara (ep 13) 
Sayo Yamamoto (OP) 
Seiko Sayama (eps 8, 11) 
Shinichi Omata (5 episodes
eps 1-2, 5, 11, 13
)
 
Shinji Satoh (ep 12) 
Tomoyuki Itamura (ep 9) 
Toshimasa Suzuki (ep 6) 
Toshinori Narita (eps 3, 10) 
Yoshihiro Mori (eps 4, 7, 11) 
Yuusuke Kamada (ep 7) 
Episode Director:
Nobukage Kimura (eps 5, 12) 
Shinichi Omata (eps 2, 11) 
Susumu Endō (eps 4, 10) 
Tomoyuki Itamura (ep 9) 
Toshinori Narita (eps 3-4) 
Yoshihiro Mori (ep 8) 
Yoshito Mikan (eps 6, 13) 
Yukihiro Miyamoto (ep 1) 
Yuusuke Kamada (ep 7) 
Unit Director: Naoyuki Tatsuwa (OP) 
Music: Masaru Yokoyama 
Original creator: Hikaru Nakamura 
Character Design: Nobuhiro Sugiyama 
Art Director: Kohji Azuma 
Chief Animation Director: Nobuhiro Sugiyama 
Animation Director:
Akihisa Takano (eps 9, 12) 
Joji Yanagise (ep 5) 
Kazuhiko Tamura (ep 5) 
Kazuyuki Igai (ep 10) 
Kazuyuki Yamayoshi (ep 3) 
Kosuke Murayama (ep 12) 
Mamoru Yokota (ep 11) 
Masaichi Ishikawa (eps 2, 5) 
Megumi Noda (eps 7, 10) 
Michio Hasegawa (eps 3, 7) 
Natsuko Suzuki (ep 3) 
Nobuhiro Sugiyama (ep 1) 
Satomi Matsuura (ep 10) 
Yasutoshi Iwasaki (ep 9) 
Yoshino Honda (5 episodes
eps 2, 4, 6, 11, 13
)
 
Yuka Takemori (eps 3, 7, 10) 
Sound Director: Yota Tsuruoka 
Director of Photography: Shouhei Uchimura 
Producer: Gou Shukuri 

2nd Key Animation:
Asami Nakatani 
Aya Miyajima (ep 11) 
Chie Tanaka (eps 1, 3, 12) 
Hideaki Onishi (ep 12) 
Hiroyuki Saita (ep 11) 
Hiroyuki Saitou (ep 13) 
Kaoru Sekiya (ep 11) 
Koji Sasaki (ep 9) 
Mami Nakazawa 
Masaaki Nibe (ep 13) 
Masahiro Hashio (eps 2, 11) 
Masahito Okata (eps 9, 12) 
Masato Yasuno 
Mayuko Matsumoto 
Miho Ayabe (ep 12) 
Miho Sekimoto (ep 12) 
Misako Izumi (eps 9, 12) 
Motohiro Taniguchi (ep 3) 
Nozomu Fujii (ep 12) 
Reina Tsuchiya (eps 9, 12) 
Shinji Abe (ep 2) 
Taro Aoba (ep 9) 
Yosuke Imakubo (eps 2, 11) 
Yuko Kimura (ep 3) 
Yuta Ito (eps 3, 10) 
Animation producer: Mitsutoshi Kubota 
Color design:
Izumi Takizawa 
Kanako Satō (eps 3, 5, 7) 
Color Inspection:
Izumi Takizawa 
Kanako Satō (eps 3, 5, 7) 
Editing: Rie Matsubara 
Editing Assistant: Hiromi Sasaki 
Finish Animation:
Mami Hirai (ep 10) 
Rieko Ishii (eps 9, 12) 
Yasuko Watanabe (ep 10) 
Finish Check: Rieko Ishii 
In-Between Animation:
Aiko Utsumi (eps 3, 7, 10) 
Ayako Kobayashi (eps 7, 10) 
Chikako Ueki (eps 8, 11, 13) 
Hitomi Yamashita (eps 8, 13) 
Keiko Fujii (eps 7, 10) 
Maiko Shibata (ep 3) 
Masaaki Nibe (eps 8, 11, 13) 
Masahiro Hashio (eps 8, 11) 
Masaki Furukawa (eps 7, 10) 
Minao Otsuki (eps 3, 7, 10) 
Mitsuru Chiba (eps 8, 11, 13) 
Nao Ōtsuki (eps 3, 7) 
Takanori Yonekura (eps 3, 7, 10) 
Tamae Iwabe (eps 3, 7, 10) 
Yamato Ouchi (eps 3, 7, 10) 
Yasue Katori (ep 1) 
Yu Kuramoto (eps 7, 10) 
Yuichiro Mizutani (eps 8, 11, 13) 
Yuki Sawairi (eps 3, 10) 
Yusuke Tomita (ep 7) 
Yuuta Takahashi (eps 3, 10) 
In-Between Check:
Masahiro Hashio (ep 13) 
Miyuki Nakajima 
Key Animation:
Aki Kumata 
Aki Yamauchi 
Akihisa Takano (ep 9) 
Akihito Kato (ep 6) 
Akiko Kumata (ep 11) 
Asami Nakatani (eps 11, 13) 
Atsuko Yamazaki (ep 12) 
Aya Yoshioka (ep 9)  (ep 1) 
Chie Ōtsuki (eps 1, 5, 9) 
Chie Yoshimoto (eps 7, 10) 
Dai Kanzaki (ep 6) 
Dai Suzuki (eps 3, 10) 
Daisuke Kurose (eps 3, 7, 10) 
Daisuke Takemoto (ep 2) 
Eiji Inoue (ep 12) 
Eiji Kaneda (eps 2, 6) 
Emi Ueda (ep 13) 
Eri Fujii (ep 2) 
Erika Arakawa (ep 1) 
Etsuko Yokoyama (ep 9) 
Fumio Matsumoto (ep 9) 
Fuyumi Toriyama (ep 5) 
Gen'ichirou Abe (ED; ep 1) 
Haruka Satou (ep 9) 
Hayaka Ikeda (ep 13) 
Hideo Amamiya 
Hidetoshi Oomori (eps 8, 12) 
Hiroaki Iwata 
Hiroko Yamada (ep 8) 
Hiroko Yoshida (eps 3, 7, 10) 
Hiromi Ishigami (ep 1) 
Hiromi Sakamoto (ep 5) 
Hironori Sawada (ep 3) 
Hiroyuki Sekigawa (eps 6, 11, 13) 
Hitoshi Kagiyama (ep 9) 
Joji Yanagise (ep 5) 
Kaoru Maehara (eps 3, 7, 10) 
Kaoru Sekiya (ep 13) 
Kaoru Tabe (ep 6) 
Katsuyuki Yamazaki (ep 5) 
Kazuhiko Tamura (ep 5) 
Kazuko Tsujimura (eps 8, 12) 
Kazuyuki Fujita (ep 6) 
Keiichi Sugiura 
Keiji Shigesawa (ep 6) 
Ken Takahashi (ep 10) 
Kenji Fukazawa (eps 3, 10) 
Kiyoshi Matsushita (ep 5) 
Kosuke Murayama (OP) 
Kouhei Yamazaki (ep 10) 
Kumiko Kitano 
Kyohei Kogura (ep 9) 
Mai Otsuka (ep 2) 
Majiro (OP; ep 10) 
Maki Fujita (ep 12) 
Makiko Uemura (ep 11) 
Marina Sato (eps 6, 13) 
Masaaki Yamamoto (ep 2) 
Masahiro Ando (ep 9) 
Masaiku Tayori (ep 12) 
Masao Kane (ep 5) 
Masayuki Hiraoka (ED; ep 9) 
Mayuko Matsumoto (eps 8, 11, 13) 
Megumi Imai (ep 9) 
Mihoko Hosoi (ED) 
Misako Izumi (eps 1, 13) 
Miyuki Honda 
Miyuki Nakamura 
Moeka Hosoda (ep 8) 
Motohiro Taniguchi (eps 7, 10) 
Motoki Matsumoto (ED; ep 1) 
Naomi Ide (4 episodes
eps 2, 6, 11, 13
)
 
Naomi Nakazawa (ep 11) 
Naoto Takemoto (ep 1) 
Natsue Chibayama 
Nobuhiko Kawagami (ep 13) 
Nobuhiro Sugiyama (ep 1) 
Reiko Nozaki (ep 1) 
Reina Tsuchiya (eps 1, 13) 
Rie Kaneko (ep 12) 
Rika Kanno (eps 3, 10) 
Ryo Imamura (ep 1) 
Ryohei Aoyanagi (eps 8, 12) 
Sachiyo Komito (eps 1, 9) 
Saori Sakiguchi (ep 12) 
Satomi Kurita (eps 1, 9) 
Satomi Matsuura (eps 7, 10) 
Sawa Fukami 
Seiko Sakai (eps 3, 7, 10) 
Shigeki Sato (ep 3) 
Shigeki Sunada (ED; ep 1) 
Shigenori Taniguchi (eps 5, 7, 10) 
Shigeyuki Suga (ep 9) 
Shinji Abe (ep 6) 
Shinsuke Kasahara (ep 5) 
Shintaro Tsubota (eps 3, 7, 10) 
Shinya Sasaki (ep 7) 
Shoko Nakao (ep 1) 
Shōta Iwasaki (ep 1) 
Sōya Hara (4 episodes
eps 2, 8, 11, 13
)
 
Takafumi Hino (ep 8) 
Takahiro Yoshimatsu (OP) 
Takahito Fukuyama (ep 5) 
Takanori Suzuki (5 episodes
eps 3, 6-7, 11, 13
)
 
Takeo Yoshioka (ep 12) 
Takeshi Morita (ep 3) 
Takeshi Okada (eps 6, 8) 
Takuya Yamamoto (ep 6) 
Taro Aoba (eps 10, 12) 
Tatsuyuki Maeda (eps 6, 8, 12) 
Tetsuo Morita (OP) 
Tetsurou Yamada (ep 9) 
Tomokazu Sugimura (ep 11) 
Tomoko Hamanaka (ep 12) 
Tomomi Kumata (eps 3, 10) 
Tomoyo Sawada (ep 12) 
Tomoyuki Arai (ep 3) 
Tsukasa Sakurai (ep 2) 
Tsuyoshi Sasaki (ep 12) 
Yasuko Chiba (eps 3, 10) 
Yasutoshi Iwasaki (ep 9) 
Yasuyuki Kai (ep 9) 
Yayoi Kamigaki (ep 6) 
Yōko Asanuma (ep 8) 
Yoshihiro Matsumoto (eps 3, 10) 
Yoshihito Narimatsu (ep 12) 
Yoshikatsu Inoue (ep 3) 
Yoshiki Mizuno (eps 7, 10) 
Yoshiyuki Funatsu (eps 8, 12) 
Yosuke Imakubo (eps 6, 13) 
Yūichi Dan 
Yūichi Hisagi (OP) 
Yuichiro Yamada (eps 6, 8, 12) 
Yuji Shibata (ep 12) 
Yuka Kudo (ED) 
Yuka Takemori (eps 3, 10) 
Yuki Kawamura (eps 4, 13) 
Yuki Koike (ep 1) 
Yuki Morikawa (ep 3) 
Yukinori Kawamura (ep 13) 
Yuko Kimura (eps 7, 10) 
Yurie Amano 
Yuta Shiraishi (eps 3, 10) 
Yuuka Tanaka (ep 3) 
Yuya Kumatani (eps 7, 10) 
Recording: Yasunori Ebina 
Recording Assistant: Mai Sunaba 
Sound Effects: Hiroki Nozaki 
Sound Production Manager: Yoshimi Sugiyama 
Special Effects: Kensuke Katsu 
Theme Song Arrangement:
Kenji Kondo (OP) 
SuneoHair (ED) 
Theme Song Composition: Kenji Watanabe (ED) 
Theme Song Lyrics: Kenji Watanabe (ED) 
Theme Song Performance:
Etsuko Yakushimaru (OP) 
Miyuki Sawashiro (OP ep 5) 
SuneoHair (ED) 
Video Editing:
Saori Tadokoro 
Yusuke Orita 
Visual Effects:
Masahiro Kurahara 
Motoi Sakai 
Hiroshi Kamiya as Kou "Riku" Ichinomiya 
Maaya Sakamoto as Nino 

Chiaki Omigawa as P-ko 
Chiwa Saito as
Kou "Riku" Ichinomiya(young) 
Stella 
Cho as Terumasa Takai 
Fumihiko Tachiki as Billy 
Houchu Ohtsuka as Toru "Shiro" Shirai 
Keiji Fujiwara as Village Chief 
Miyuki Sawashiro as Maria 
Rie Tanaka as Shimazaki 
Rikiya Koyama as Seki Ichinomiya 
Ryoko Shintani as Tetsuro 
Takehito Koyasu as Sister 
Tomokazu Sugita as Hoshi 
Yūichi Nakamura as Last Samurai 
Yuko Goto as Jacqueline 
Yuko Sanpei as Tetsuo 

Fumihiko Tachiki as Narrator 
Tomokazu Sugita as Shimamoto 
Yu Kobayashi as Amazoness(ep 13) 
Japanese companies
Animation Production: SHAFT 
Background Art: Studio Tulip 
Broadcaster:
AT-X (2010-04-10) 
TV Aichi (2010-04-07) 
TV Hokkaido (2010-04-09) 
TV Osaka (2010-04-06) 
TV Setouchi (2010-04-08) 
TV Tokyo (2010-04-04) 
TVQ Kyushu Broadcasting Co., Ltd. (2010-04-05) 
Editing: Seyama Editing Room 
In-Between Animation:
Big Owl 
Frontline 
Hayashi 
I&S Factory 
J-Cube 
MSJ 
PEACE 
Studio Koa 
Music Production: Starchild Records 
Recording Studio: Studio 2010 
Sound Production: Rakuonsha 
special effects: Digital Shaft 
English companies
English staff
(none)
Distributor: MVM (UK & Ireland) 
Internet Streaming: Crunchyroll 
Licensed by:
Hanabee Entertainment (Australia & New Zealand) 
NIS America 
English cast
(none)
Tagalog staff
Tagalog cast
(none)
Candice Arellano as Nino 
Louie Paraboles as Kou "Riku" Ichinomiya 

Anthony Steven San Juan as Village Chief(Sonchou) 
Candice Arellano as Stella 
Christian Velarde as Tetsuro 
Mark Muñoz as Hoshi 
Sherwin Revestir as
Maria 
P-ko 
Steven Bontogon as Tetsuo 

Tagalog companies
Broadcaster: Hero 
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
(none)
Chinese (Taiwan) cast
(none)
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