Pupa (TV)

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Alternative title:
ピューパ (Japanese) 
Genres: drama , fantasy , horror , psychological 
Themes: butterflies , gore , monster , virus 
Objectionable content: Intense 
Plot Summary: Growing up with an abusive father, Utsutsu is highly protective of his younger sister Yume. One day, Yume sees a red butterfly and contracts the strange Pupa virus. She begins to sprout grotesque wings and to indiscriminately attack both animals and humans. Hoping to find a way to stop the advance of the virus, Utsutsu seeks out Maria, a researcher who knows the secret of Pupa. He decides to sacrifice his own body as live bait for the sake of saving Yume. 
User Ratings: 206 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 5 votes (sub:5)
 Excellent: 2 votes (sub:2)
 Very good: 8 votes (sub:8)
 Good: 11 votes (sub:11)
 Decent: 37 votes (sub:34, dub:1, others:2
1 Spanish edited dub
1 French subtitled
 So-so: 21 votes (sub:19, dub:1, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
 Not really good: 30 votes (sub:26, others:4
2 Portuguese subtitled
2 Spanish subtitled
 Weak: 20 votes (sub:20)
 Bad: 27 votes (sub:24, others:3
2 Spanish subtitled
1 Italian subtitled
 Awful: 22 votes (sub:20, raw:1, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
 Worst ever: 23 votes (sub:19, dub:1, raw:1, others:2
2 Spanish subtitled
Seen in part or in whole by 396 users, rank: #2070 (of 6497)
Median rating: Not really good
Arithmetic mean: 3.845 (Not really good), std. dev.: 2.5266, rank: #6338 (of 6496)
Weighted mean: 3.719 (Not really good−), rank: #6365 (of 6496) (seen all: 3.85 / seen some: 2.69 / won't finish: 3.00)
Bayesian estimate: 3.929 (Not really good), rank: #4930 (of 4948)
Running time: 4 minutes per episode 
Number of episodes: 12 
Episode titles: We have 12
Vintage: 2014-01-09 
Release dates: We have 1
Opening Theme:
"pupa" by Ibuki Kido & Erii Yamazaki 
Ending Theme:
"Dare yori Suki na no ni (誰より好きなのに)" by Kusuma San Shimai 
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Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Tomomi Mochizuki 
Script: Tomomi Mochizuki 
Kayo Konishi (MOKA☆) 
Yukio Kondoo (MOKA☆) 
Original creator: Sayaka Mogi 
Character Design: Maki Fujii 
Art Director: Manami Koyama 
Chief Animation Director: Maki Fujii 
Sound Director: Tomomi Mochizuki 
Director of Photography: Akira Shimozaki 
Animation producer: Norimitsu Urasaki 
Color design: Konri Katsuragi 
Editing: Masahiro Matsumura 
Planning: Kazuhiro Makuuchi 
Production manager: Takayuki Saitou 
Recording Adjustment: Koji Shimizu 
Recording Assistant: Masato Nazuka 
Sound Effects: Noriko Izumo 
Theme Song Arrangement:
Kanako Hara (ED) 
Kayo Konishi (MOKA☆; OP) 
Yukio Kondoo (MOKA☆; OP) 
Theme Song Composition:
Kayo Konishi (MOKA☆; OP) 
Toko Furuchi (ED) 
Yukio Kondoo (MOKA☆; OP) 
Theme Song Lyrics:
Kayo Konishi (MOKA☆; OP) 
Toko Furuchi (ED) 
Yukio Kondoo (MOKA☆; OP) 
Theme Song Performance:
Erii Yamazaki (OP) 
Haruna Usui (Kusuma San Shimai; ED) 
Ibuki Kido (OP) 
Minato Wakasa (Kusuma San Shimai; ED) 
Yurika Kurosawa (Kusuma San Shimai; ED) 
Ibuki Kido as Yume Hasegawa 
Nobunaga Shimazaki as Utsutsu Hasegawa 

Kōdai Sakai as Yuuhei Arita 
Koji Yusa as as Shirō Onijima 
Kyōko Narumi as Maria 

Erii Yamazaki as Nuigurumi 
Kenjiro Tsuda as Hotoki 
Kouta Oshita as Doctor (ep 5) 
Kunihiro Maeda as Mitsui 
Mamiko Noto as Sachiko Hasegawa 
Mariya Ise as Utsutsu Hasegawa (Young) 
Shiori Mikami as Yūhei Arita (Young) 
Yurika Kurosawa as 3 Arita Sisters 
Japanese companies
Animation Production: Studio DEEN 
Sun TV (2014-01-09) 
Tokyo MX (2014-01-09) 
Finish Animation:
Tanni Animation 
In-Between Animation:
Tanni Animation 
Internet Streaming: Niconico (2014-01-10) 
English staff
English companies
Internet Streaming: Crunchyroll 
English cast
French cast
French staff
Translation: Jean-Philippe Dubrulle 
French companies
Internet Streaming: Dybex 
German staff
German companies
Internet Streaming: Nipponart 
German cast

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