Rumiko Takahashi Anthology (TV)

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[ adapted from Rumic Theater (manga) ]

Related anime:
    Mermaid Forest (TV) (sequel)

Alternative title:
El Teatro de Rumiko (Spanish) 
Rumic Theater 
Rumiko Takahashi Theater 
Takahashi Rumiko Gekijō (Japanese) 
高橋留美子劇場 (Japanese) 
Objectionable content: Mild 
Plot Summary: A collection of short stories by Rumiko Takahashi, often with a supernatural or mystery element to them. 
User Ratings: 163 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 5 votes (sub:4, raw:1)
 Excellent: 24 votes (sub:15, dub:7, raw:1, others:1
1 Italian subtitled
)
 Very good: 65 votes (sub:44, dub:15, raw:1, others:5
2 Spanish subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
1 German dubbed
1 Dutch subtitled
)
 Good: 42 votes (sub:30, dub:9, others:3
2 German dubbed
1 French subtitled
)
 Decent: 13 votes (sub:10, dub:2, others:1
1 French subtitled
)
 So-so: 7 votes (sub:6, dub:1)
 Not really good: 3 votes (sub:2, dub:1)
 Weak: 3 votes (sub:2, dub:1)
 Bad: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Awful: -
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Seen in part or in whole by 345 users, rank: #2063 (of 6010)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 7.460 (Good+), std. dev.: 1.3846, rank: #1301 (of 6003)
Weighted mean: 7.463 (Good+), rank: #1131 (of 6003) (seen all: 7.62 / seen some: 7.37 / won't finish: 4.07)
Bayesian estimate: 7.468 (Good+), rank: #927 (of 4569)
Running time: half hour per episode 
Number of episodes: 13 
Episode titles: We have 13
Vintage: 2003-07-05 to 2003-09-27 (TV Tokyo, Saturday 24:55 - 25:25) 
Release dates: We have 5
Opening Theme:
"Tsuzureori" by speena 
Ending Theme:
"Sayonara" by KUMACHI 
Links: We have 2
Trivia: We have 2
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DVD (Region 1)
    Rumiko Takahashi Anthology - Primal Needs (DVD 1) 2005-01-11 (from $8.00)
    Rumiko Takahashi Anthology - Primal Needs + Artbox (DVD 1) 2005-01-11 (from $9.00)
    Rumiko Takahashi Anthology - Box Set (DVD 1-4) 2005-07-26
    Rumiko Takahashi: Anthology - Happy Disaster (DVD 2) 2005-03-22
    Rumiko Takahashi: Anthology - A Touch of Magic (DVD 3) 2005-05-24 (from $25.48)
    Rumiko Takahashi: Anthology - Weird Stuff (DVD 4) 2005-07-19 (from $8.00)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Akira Nishimori 
Storyboard: Akira Nishimori 
Episode Director:
Akira Yoshimura 
Susumu Murakami (eps 7, 11) 
Original creator: Rumiko Takahashi 
Character Design:
Ichiro Ogawa 
Mari Tominaga 
Art Director: Toshiyuki Tokuda 
Animation Director:
Ichiro Ogawa 
Mari Tominaga 
Director of Photography: Tetsuji Higuchi 
Executive producer: Masahito Yoshioka 
Producer:
Masayuki Nishimura 
Noriko Kobayashi (TV Tokyo) 

Editing: Akimitsu Okada 
Sound Effects: Masakazu Yokoyama 
Theme Song Performance:
KUMACHI (ED) 
speena (OP) 
Ai Orikasa as Matsuko Kogure(ep 13) 
Akira Kamiya as
Mr. Shinonome(ep 11) 
Toshio(ep 3) 
Chikao Ohtsuka as Kouichiro Doumoto(ep 6) 
Gara Takashima as Hanako(ep 12) 
Hiroko Emori as Risa Hoshino(ep 7) 
Kouji Yada as Ichiro Tadokoro(ep 9) 
Kumiko Watanabe as Ritsuko Hirooka(ep 10) 
Megumi Hayashibara as Mrs. Asakawa(ep 4) 
Sakiko Tamagawa as Yuko Haga(ep 1) 
Satsuki Yukino as
Mrs. Kobato(ep 8) 
Yukari(ep 2) 
Yuko Minaguchi as Hazuki Fuwa(ep 5) 

Ai Orikasa as Mrs. Shinonome(ep 11) 
Akira Ishida as
classmate(ep 11) 
Odagiri(ep 9) 
Asako Dodo as
Kobato's son(ep 8) 
Ryuuichi(childhood; ep 12) 
Bin Shimada as Hazuki's father(ep 5) 
Chie Koujiro as zashiki warashi [gremlin](ep 12) 
Chisato Nakajima as
female guest(ep 2) 
housewife(eps 6, 8) 
senior nurse(ep 7) 
Daiki Nakamura as Tajima(ep 11) 
Fumi Hirano as Kanna(ep 13) 
Fuyumi Shiraishi as Takai(ep 11) 
Hajime Koseki as old man(ep 1) 
Haruna Ikezawa as
Hitomi Momoi(ep 9) 
Mitsue(ep 1) 
Hiroshi Kawaguchi as
male guest(ep 2) 
priest of Buddhist temple(ep 9) 
Hisako Kyouda as Kayoko(ep 12) 
Ichirô Nagai as narrator(ep 6) 
Ikue Ohtani as Tsuyoshi Shinonome(ep 11) 
Ikuko Tatsu as
Sumiyo Doumoto(ep 6) 
Tachi(ep 8) 
Isshin Chiba as
classmate(ep 11) 
male subordinate(ep 9) 
mover(ep 13) 
real estate agent(ep 12) 
reporter(ep 5) 
Jouji Yanami as Occhan(ep 2) 
Junko Hori as Hiroshi Kakei(ep 1) 
Kappei Yamaguchi as
Bettoh(ep 2) 
Hazuki's senior Aizaki(ep 5) 
Minoru(ep 3) 
Katsuhisa Houki as garden shop owner(ep 4) 
Kazuko Sugiyama as Kazuko(ep 3) 
Kazunari Tanaka as
co-worker(ep 3) 
Mr. Kobato(ep 8) 
Keiko Han as
Achara(eps 6, 10) 
Ami Hirooka(ep 10) 
Kikuko Inoue as Ruriko Tonegawa(ep 4) 
Kouzou Mito as
employee(ep 2) 
male subordinate(ep 9) 
mover(ep 13) 
Risa's son(ep 7) 
Kumiko Nishihara as Aizaki's girlfriend(ep 5) 
Machiko Toyoshima as
young mother 1(ep 6) 
Yuuko Kogure(ep 13) 
Mari Maruta as
Kousuke Kogure(ep 13) 
Oda(ep 11) 
Mari Mashiba as Madam Matsurida(ep 13) 
Masayo Kurata as Kamoshita(ep 8) 
Megumi Hayashibara as
Mrs. Kakei(ep 1) 
Shouhei(ep 5) 
Megumi Urawa as
housewife(ep 6) 
Watari(ep 8) 
Michie Tomizawa as Shiratori(ep 8) 
Minami Takayama as Obachan(ep 2) 
Minoru Inaba as doctor(eps 3, 7) 
Minoru Yada as Hosoda(ep 6) 
Miyuki Ichijou as wife of general manager(ep 10) 
Nana Yamaguchi as Makiko Tadokoro(ep 9) 
Nao Nagasawa as Pitto-kun [Pippin](ep 1) 
Naoko Kouda as Hazuki's mother(ep 5) 
Natsumi Sakuma as old lady(ep 2) 
Nobuo Tobita as Ryuuichi(ep 12) 
Omi Minami as Kota Haga(ep 1) 
Rikako Aikawa as Fuwa's neighbor(ep 5) 
Roko Takizawa as
neighboring housewife(ep 13) 
Ukai(ep 8) 
Ryo Kamon as Matsurida(ep 13) 
Ryuji Nakagi as general manager(ep 10) 
Sachi Matsumoto as
bride(ep 2) 
female subordinate(ep 9) 
friend(ep 5) 
housewife(eps 1, 4) 
Kenta Hirooka(ep 10) 
Nakagawa(ep 8) 
nurse(ep 3) 
young mother 2(ep 6) 
young nurse(ep 7) 
Satsuki Yukino as
Emiri(ep 3) 
Koizumi(ep 7) 
Sumi Shimamoto as Seiko Shima(ep 11) 
Takehito Koyasu as Yuuji Kogure(ep 13) 
Teppei Takasugi as grandfather(ep 12) 
Tomie Kataoka as
part-timer(ep 6) 
Ruriko Tonegawa's mother-in-law(ep 4) 
Toshihiko Nakajima as doctor(ep 5) 
Wataru Takagi as
Date(ep 7) 
Gorgeous(ep 13) 
Kyuu-chan(ep 8) 
Mr. Asakawa(ep 4) 
Ritsuko's father-in-law(ep 10) 
young man(ep 6) 
Yuko's husband(ep 1) 
Yasunori Matsumoto as
Keiichi(ep 2) 
Ruriko Tonegawa's husband(ep 4) 
Takanezawa(ep 7) 
Yoshio Hirooka(ep 10) 
Yousuke Akimoto as old gentleman(ep 2) 
Yu Kobayashi as female high school student(ep 6) 
Yûsuke Numata as mover(ep 13) 
Yuuko Satou as
female subordinate(ep 9) 
housewife(ep 1) 
Japanese companies
Broadcaster: TV Tokyo 
DVD Distribution: Pony Canyon 
Planning Assistance:
Big Comic Original (Editorial Staff) 
Shogakukan, Inc. (Character Business Center) 
Production:
TMS Entertainment 
TV Tokyo 
English staff
English cast
Adam Gordon as Hiroshi 
Alfred Thor as Kochiro Domoto 
Barbara Goodson as
Old Lady 
Ruriko Tonegawa's Mother-in-law 
Carrie Savage as
Bride 
Mitsue 
Oda 
Young Mother 1 
Chris Kent as Yuji Kogure 
Darrel Guilbeau as
Aizaki(ep 5) 
Doctor(ep 4) 
Ruriko Tonegawa's Husband 
Worker 1(ep 6) 
Deem Bristow as
Flower Shop Owner 
Manager Hosoda 
Doug Stone as
Doctor 
Hazuki's Father 
Male Guest 
Toshio 
Erica Shaffer as
Hazuki's Mother 
Kanna 
Mrs. Shiratori 
Erika Weinstein as Kamoshita 
Geeta Malik as Young Mother 2 
Georgette Reilly as
Housewife 
Sumiyo Domoto 
Hunter MacKenzie Austin as
Aizaki's Girlfriend 
Housewife 1 
Yoshiko 
Ivan Buckley as Newcaster 
J.D. Stone as
Kosuke Kogure 
Kota 
Shohei Fuwa 
J.E. Jaress as
Auntie 
Housewife 
Jackson Daniels as Mr. Shinonome(ep 11) 
Jay Klein as Kyuu-chan 
Jennifer Sekiguchi as
Emiri 
Hazuki's Friend 
Yoko Kogure 
Karen Thompson as Ritsuko Hirooka 
Kevin Hatcher as Minoru 
Kirsten Potter as Hanako 
Kirsty Pape as Ami Hirooka 
Lance J. Holt as Keiichi 
Liam O'Brien as
Ryuichi 
Zashiki Warashi 
Megan Hollingshead as
Fuwa's Neighbor 
Housewife 2 
Ruriko Tonegawa 
Mia Bradly as Hitomi Momoi 
Michael McConnohie as
Co-Worker 
Old Gentleman 
Michelle Ruff as
Housewife 
Yukari 
Mike McFarland as Tajima 
Patrick Seitz as
Employee 
Yuko's Husband 
Qyen Regal as Female High School Student 
Rachel Hirschfeld as Hizuki Fuwa 
Reiko Matsuo as Achala 
Russell Thor as Kohakura 
Sally Dana as Mrs. Kakei 
Sam Regal as
Mr. Asakawa 
Young Man 
Simon Isaacson as Manager 
Sonja S. Fox as
Housewife 
Kazuko 
Stephen Martello as Doctor 
Tara Hudson as Yukie Asakawa 
Tara Platt as Kenta 
Ted Sroka as Tsuyoshi Shinonome 
Wendee Lee as
Female Guest 
Nurse 
Yuko Haga 
William Markham as Betto 
William Frederick Knight as
Old Man 
Pops 
English companies
ADR Production: New Generation Pictures 
Audio Recording: Soundscape, Inc. 
DVD Authoring: Ascent Media DVD 
Video Editing: The Post Office, LLC 
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
ADR Director:
Joaquín Gómez (Spain dub; eps 3, 5, 7) 
Julio Lorenzo (Spain dub; eps 1-2) 
Magda Casanova (Spain dub; eps 6, 10) 
Manu Heras (Spain dub; ep 11) 
Marisa Marco (Spain dub; ep 4) 
Pedro Arrieta (Spain dub; eps 12-13) 
Translation:
Alberto Gracia (Spain dub) 
Ayako Koike (Spain dub) 
Verónica Calafell (Spain dub) 
Ana Begoña Eguileor as Hanako(Spain dub; ep 12) 
Carmen Calvell as Hazuki Fuwa(Spain dub; ep 5) 
Catherina Martínez as Yukari(Spain dub; ep 2) 
Enric Isasi-Isasmendi as Toshio(Spain dub; ep 3) 
Eva Martí as Kobato(Spain dub; ep 8) 
Gabriel Pareja as Kouichiro Doumoto(Spain dub; ep 6) 
Magda Casanova as Ritsuko Hirooka(Spain dub; ep 10) 
Manu Heras as Mr. Shinonome(Spain dub; ep 11) 
Rafael Turia as Ichiro Tadokoro(Spain dub; ep 9) 
Roser Huguet as Risa Hoshino(Spain dub; ep 7) 

Alazne Erdozia as Shoko(Spain dub; ep 13) 
Alejandro Albaiceta as Keiichi(Spain dub; ep 2) 
Alvaro María Sánchez as Yuuji Kogure(Spain dub; ep 13) 
Ana Begoña Eguileor as Yuuko Kogure(Spain dub; ep 13) 
Ana Teresa Bengoetxea as
Seiko Shima(Spain dub; ep 11) 
Zashiki Warashi(Spain dub; ep 12) 
Antía Álvarez Jiménez as Hiroko(Spain dub; ep 1) 
Ariadna Jiménez as
Old Woman(Spain dub; ep 3) 
Shouhei(Spain dub; ep 5) 
Beatriz Bravo as
Kota Haga(Spain dub; ep 1) 
Mitsue(Spain dub; ep 1) 
Belen Oskoz as Chiki Shima(Spain dub; ep 11) 
Boris Sanz as
Hosoda(Spain dub; ep 6) 
Yoshio Hirooka(Spain dub; ep 10) 
Carmen Ambrós as Emiri(Spain dub; ep 3) 
Carmen Calvell as Hitomi Momoi(Spain dub; ep 9) 
Catherina Martínez as Mrs. Kakei(Spain dub; ep 1) 
Daniel Albiac as
Odagiri(Spain dub; ep 9) 
Takanezawa(Spain dub; ep 7) 
Enrique Hernández as Masao(Spain dub; ep 9) 
Francisco Barreiro as Old gentleman(Spain dub; ep 2) 
Inés Blázquez as Yukie(Spain dub; ep 4) 
Isabel Muntané as Kazuko(Spain dub; ep 3) 
Joaquin Rossell as Date(Spain dub; ep 7) 
Jorge Varela as Yoku's Husband(Spain dub; ep 3) 
Josu Varela as Mr. Shinonome(Spain dub; young; ep 11) 
Juan Vicente Espuig as General Manager(Spain dub; ep 10) 
Julio Lorenzo as
Bettoh(Spain dub; ep 2) 
In-off voice(Spain dub; eps 1-2) 
Laura Violeta as Achara(Spain dub; ep 6) 
Lidia Camino as Nakagawa(Spain dub; ep 8) 
Lucía Cota as Female employee(Spain dub; ep 2) 
Mabel Jimenez as Wife of General Manager(Spain dub; ep 10) 
Maika Aguado as Hiroshi Kakei(Spain dub; ep 1) 
Manu Heras as
Gorgeous(Spain dub; ep 13) 
Matsurida(Spain dub; ep 13) 
Tsuyoshi Shinonome(Spain dub; ep 11) 
Mar Roca as Koizumi(Spain dub; ep 7) 
Maria Rosa Guillén as
Makiko Tadokoro(Spain dub; ep 9) 
Ukai(Spain dub; ep 8) 
Maribel Legarreta as Mrs. Shinonome(Spain dub; ep 11) 
Marisa Marco as Ruriko's Mother-in-law(Spain dub; ep 4) 
Marta Estrada as Narrator(Spain dub; ep 7) 
Miriam Valencia as Yoshiko(Spain dub; ep 4) 
Mónica Erdozia as Kanna(Spain dub; ep 13) 
Olga Cano as Ruriko Tonegawa(Spain dub; ep 4) 
Oscar Redondo as Hazuki's Father(Spain dub; ep 5) 
Pedro Arrieta as
Ryuichi(Spain dub; ep 12) 
Tajima(Spain dub; ep 11) 
Pilar Morales as Hazuki's Mother(Spain dub; ep 5) 
Rafael Turia as Kyu(Spain dub; ep 8) 
Roger Isasi-Isasmendi as Minoru(Spain dub; ep 3) 
Rosa Moyano as Shiratori(Spain dub; ep 8) 
Santiago Salorio as Male employee(Spain dub; ep 2) 
Sergio Mesa as Yosaburu(Spain dub; ep 7) 
Tere Jaio as Kayoko(Spain dub; ep 12) 
Vicente Quintana as Narrator(Spain dub; ep 6) 
Spanish companies
Distributor: Jonu Media (Spain) 
Dubbing Studio:
Audio en 25 Frames (Spain dub; eps 6, 10) 
Cinema Iberolusa S.L. (Spain dub; eps 1-2) 
CYO Studios (Spain dub; eps 8-9) 
Deluxe 103 (Spain dub; eps 4-5) 
K2000 (Spain dub; eps 11-13) 
Seimar (Spain dub; eps 3, 7) 
Translation: DARUMA (Spain dub) 
German staff
German cast
(none)
Antje von der Ahe as Yuko Haga 
Barbara Ratthey as Risa 
Christin Marquitan as Frau Asakawa 
Gundi Eberhard as Frau Kobato 
Karl Sturm as Ichiro Tadokoro 
Maria Koschny as Yukari 
Marie Bierstedt as Hazuki Fuwa 
Marie Schramm as Emiri 
Peter Reinhardt as Herr Shinonome 
Ulrike Stürzbecher as Frau Kogure 
Uschi Hugo as Hanako 

Andrea Solter as Seiko Shima 
Carola Ewert as Frau Tonegawa 
Helga Sasse as Makiko Tadokoro 
Julia Kaufmann as Atchara 
Karlo Hackenberger as Yoshio Hirouka 
Kathrin Neusser as Hitomi Momoi 
Melanie Hinze as Kanna 
Peggy Sander as Frau Kamoshita 
Robin Kahnmeyer as Bettou 
Silvia Missbach as Frau Kakei 
Sonja Scherff as Koizumi 

David Turba as Minoru 
Diana Borgwardt as
Shouhei Fuwa 
Yuuko Kogure 
Eva-Maria Werth as Frau Ukai 
Helmut Gauss as Toshio 
Marianne Lutz as Kayako 
Philine Peter-Arnolds as Takai Shimako 
Schaukje Könning as Ritsuko Hirouka 
Silvia Missbach as Frau Shinonome 
Uwe Büschken as Ryuuichi 
Victoria Sturm as Nachbarin 
German companies
Distributor: Red Planet/Alive AG 
Dubbing: brandt Film Berlin 
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
(none)
Chinese (Taiwan) cast
(none)
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