Step Up Love Story (OAV)

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[ adapted from Manga Sutra ]

Alternative title:
Futari Ecchi (Japanese) 
Futari H 
Sex and love story (French) 
Step Up Love Story Futari H 
ふたりエッチ (Japanese) 
Genres: comedy , erotica , romance , slice of life 
Themes: ecchi 
Objectionable content: Intense 
Plot Summary: Makoto and Yura Onoda are happy newlyweds but neither of them has sexual experience before. Desperately willing to improve their sex life, they look for help from their relatives, friends and "the media." While their sexual knowledge is increasing, embarrassing moments are not uncommon for the innocent couple. 
User Ratings: 469 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 13 votes (sub:11, dub:1, others:1
1 German dubbed
)
 Excellent: 36 votes (sub:29, dub:4, others:3
1 Italian subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 German dubbed
)
 Very good: 88 votes (sub:79, dub:5, raw:2, others:2
1 Spanish subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
)
 Good: 141 votes (sub:125, dub:7, ?:1, others:8
6 Spanish subtitled
2 Italian subtitled
)
 Decent: 98 votes (sub:85, dub:9, others:4
2 Russian subtitled
1 French subtitled
1 Spanish subtitled
)
 So-so: 37 votes (sub:31, dub:3, others:3
2 Russian subtitled
1 Russian dubbed
)
 Not really good: 25 votes (sub:22, dub:2, ?:1)
 Weak: 17 votes (sub:15, others:2
1 Spanish edited dub
1 Polish subtitled
)
 Bad: 9 votes (sub:8, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
)
 Awful: 3 votes (sub:3)
 Worst ever: 2 votes (dub:1, sub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 1022 users, rank: #1012 (of 5921)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 6.588 (Good−), std. dev.: 1.7544, rank: #3224 (of 5914)
Weighted mean: 6.511 (Good−), rank: #3336 (of 5914) (seen all: 6.57 / seen some: 6.27 / won't finish: 4.93)
Bayesian estimate: 6.537 (Good−), rank: #2999 (of 4463)
Running time: 28 minutes per episode 
Number of episodes: 4 
Episode titles: We have 4
Vintage: 2002-07-26
Release dates: We have 4
Ending Theme:
"Sync" by Sanae Shintani 
Official website:
Links: We have 1
Trivia: We have 1
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DVD (Region 1)
    Step Up Love Story - For Better, For Worse (Sub.DVD 1) 2007-11-27 (from $5.76)
    Step Up Love Story - To Have and To Hold (Sub.DVD 2) 2008-01-29 (from $16.12)
    Step Up Love Story - Complete Collection (Sub.DVD 1-2) 2008-12-30 (from $14.99)
    Step Up Love Story - Complete Collection [AnimeWorks Classics] (Sub.DVD 1-2) 2012-07-10 (from $8.50)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director:
Hiroshi Ishiodori (eps 3-4) 
Yuji Moriyama 
Script: Chiaki J. Konaka 
Music: Jun Watanabe 
Original Manga: Aki Katsu 
Art Director: Yooichi Nangoo 
Director of Photography: Yasushi Yamakoshi 

Color design: Kazuko Nabeshima 
Design: Yasuyuki Noda 
Editing: Toshihiko Kojima 
Special Effects: Rumiko Nagai 
Tomoko Kawakami as Yura Onoda 
Yuji Ueda as Makoto Onoda 

Naoko Takano as Rika Kawada 
Yuu Asakawa as Miyuki Kikuchi 

Ai Uchikawa as Kaoru(ep 3) 
Fujiko Takimoto as Hiromi Takai 
Kappei Yamaguchi as Yamada Taku(Rika's boyfriend) 
Kenichi Suzumura as Manabu Okahama 
Kumiko Yokote as Jun Onoda 
Miho Yamada as Mika Yabuki(ep 3) 
Reiko Takagi as Satoko Maisaka 
Shinji Kawada as Rika's boyfriend 
Susumu Chiba as Gorou(ep 3) 
Tomohisa Asou as Takeshi Yabuki(ep 3) 
Yumi Takada as Makie Sugiyama 
Yumi Touma as Kyouko Oomiya 
Yuu Sugimoto as Ikuyo Tonegawa 
Japanese companies
Animation Production: Chaos Project 
Digital Paint:
JEM (ep 2) 
Kyung Kang ANIA (ep 1) 
Studio Kyuma (eps 1-4) 
DVD Distribution: Geneon Entertainment, Inc. 
Editing: Okayasu Promotions 
In-Between Animation:
Chaos Project (eps 2-4) 
Kyung Kang ANIA (ep 1) 
Studio Angle (eps 1-2) 
Studio Kyuma (eps 1-4) 
Studio Mu (eps 1, 3) 
Studio Takuranke (ep 2) 
Music Cooperation: Konami Music Entertainment 
Photography: T Nishimura 
Production: Hakusensha 
Recording Studio: AMG Studio 
Sound Production: Half H.P Studio 
English staff
English companies
Translation: Takeshi Kino 
Broadcaster: Too Much For TV 
Distributor: AnimeWorks 
Licensed by: Media Blasters 
English cast
(none)
French staff
French cast
Translation: Yukio Reuter (eps 1-2) 
Julie André as Rika Kawada 

French companies
ADR Production: Les studios de Saint Maur 
Distributor: Kaze 
German cast
German staff
(none)
Konrad Bösherz as Makoto 
Maria Koschny as Yura 

Marie Schramm as Rika 
Marie-Luise Schramm as Rika Kawada 
Sonja Scherff as Miyuki 

Julia Meynen as Hiromi 
Susanne Herrmann as Riko 
Tanja Schmitz as Kyoko Omiya 
Tina Haseney as Makie Sugiyama 
German companies
Distributor:
Anime-Virtual 
Kazé Germany (now) 
Dubbing: Elektrofilm 
Dutch staff
Dutch cast
Translation: Niels Viveen 

Script Check: Kaj Schulten 
(none)
Dutch companies
Distributor: Kaze Animation S.A 
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