Assemble Insert (OAV)

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©2001 Masami Yuuki / Tohokushinsha Film Corporation.


Alternative title:
アッセンブル・インサート (Japanese)
Themes: mecha, police
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary: A criminal group known as Demon Seed terrorizes Tokyo with its vast armies of mecha. The local police is afraid to confront them, but one person stands in their way: Maron Namikaze, a 13-year-old idol singer with a catchy voice and unbelievable superhuman strength.
User Ratings: 171 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 3 votes (sub:3)
 Excellent: 7 votes (sub:3, dub:3, raw:1)
 Very good: 22 votes (sub:16, dub:5, edit.dub:1)
 Good: 45 votes (sub:37, dub:8)
 Decent: 41 votes (sub:26, dub:15)
 So-so: 24 votes (sub:15, dub:7, raw:2)
 Not really good: 18 votes (sub:11, dub:7)
 Weak: 7 votes (sub:4, dub:3)
 Bad: 3 votes (sub:3)
 Awful: -
 Worst ever: 1 vote (sub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 294 users, rank: #2264 (of 6083)
Median rating: Decent
Arithmetic mean: 6.135 (Decent), std. dev.: 1.6822, rank: #4231 (of 6075)
Weighted mean: 6.080 (Decent), rank: #4299 (of 6075) (seen all: 6.12 / seen some: 5.73 / won't finish: 3.46)
Bayesian estimate: 6.183 (Decent+), rank: #3744 (of 4578)
Running time: 28 minutes per episode
Number of episodes: 2
Vintage:
1989-12-21
1990
Release dates: We have 4
Opening Theme:
"Assemble Insert" by Hiroko Kasahara
Ending Theme:
#1: "Oitsu" by Hiroko Kasahara (ep 1) 
#2: "Amairo no Yume no Tsubo" (あま色の夢のつぼ) by Hiroko Kasahara
Trivia: We have 2
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DVD (Region 1)
    Assemble Insert (DVD) 2001-06-05 (from $8.62)
VHS
    Assemble Insert (Dub.VHS) 2001-06-05 (from $0.56)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Original creator: Masami Yuuki
Character Design: Masami Yuuki
Art Director: Tooru Hishiyama
Animation Director: Mayami Sugiyama
Mechanical design: Hiroshi Debuchi
Sound Director: Yasumasa Date
Director of Photography: Hiroshi Kanai
Producer:
Mayami Akimoto (Studio Core)
Taro Maki (Tohokushinsha)

Art Setting: Motoyuki Tanaka
Background Art:
Eiji Wakamatsu (Atelier Musa; ep 1)
Hidetoshi Kaneko (Atelier BWCA; ep 2)
Hiromasa Ogura (ep 2)
Hiromitsu Narumi (Atelier Musa; ep 1)
Izumi Wada (Mini Art; ep 1)
Jun'ichi Ōkubo (Atelier Musa; ep 1)
Kazuhiro Arai (Animaruya; ep 2)
Kazuko Katsui (Atelier BWCA; ep 2)
Kazuo Ebisawa (ep 1)
Masayuki Kaneko (Atelier BWCA; ep 2)
Masumi Nishikawa (Atelier BWCA; ep 2)
Norihiro Hiraki (ep 1)
Seiki Tamura (Animaruya; ep 2)
Yoko Murasato (Atelier Musa; ep 1)
Yoshinari Kanehako (Animaruya; ep 2)
Yukiko Maruyama (Atelier Musa; ep 1)
Yumiko Ogata (Mini Art; ep 1)
Yuuko Saito (Mini Art; ep 1)
Color design: Shihoko Nakayama
Design Assistant: Takehiko Ito
In-Between Animation:
Megumi Ueno (ep 1)
Rieko Akasaka (ep 1)
Tadashi Yomoto (ep 1)
Takashi Iwao (ep 1)
Teizou Shimada (ep 1)
Tomoko Hirota (ep 1)
Yoko Takahashi (ep 1)
Yoshiyuki Takahashi (ep 1)
In-Between Check:
Hiromi Sakai (ep 2)
Yasuo Ishii (ep 1)
Insert Song Arrangement: Kouhei Tanaka
Insert Song Composition:
Kouhei Tanaka (Koi no Gang Tachi)
Kyoko Matsumiya (Netsufuu Shoujo, Love & Power)
Masayuki Yamamoto (Excellent Change/Kyuukyoku Sentai Kougaman)
Insert Song Lyrics:
Kyoko Matsumiya (Netsufuu Shoujo, Love & Power)
Masayuki Yamamoto (Excellent Change/Kyuukyoku Sentai Kougaman)
Yoshiko Oga (Koi no Gang Tachi)
Insert Song Performance:
Hiroko Kasahara (Netsufuu Shoujo, Love & Power)
Maria Kawamura (Koi no Gang Tachi)
Masayuki Yamamoto (Excellent Change/Kyuukyoku Sentai Kougaman)
Key Animation:
Emi Hoshino (ep 1)
Hiromi Muranaka (Studio Mu; ep 2)
Hiroyuki Karashima (Studio Mu; ep 2)
Kazuchika Kise (ep 2)
Koji Sugiura (ep 2)
Kumiko Takahashi (ep 2)
Makoto Ito (ep 1)
Mitsuo Tano (Studio Mu; ep 2)
Rango Inazaki (ep 2)
Takashi Iwata (Studio Core; ep 2)
Toshihiro Kawamoto (ep 2)
Yoshiko Nakajima (Studio Mu; ep 2)
Yoshinobu Inano (ep 2)
Yoshio Usuda (Studio Core; eps 1-2)
Yukio Obayashi (Studio Mu; ep 2)
Main Title Design: Teruhisa Tajima (Tajima Design)
Mix Engineer:
Juji Nakamura (Mitsutoki)
Makoto Tamura
Yoshio Ueno
Mixing: Atsushi Ono
Music Director: Akira Kawase
Music Performance: Ryozo Yokomori (accordion)
Music producer: Akihiro Kawada
Photography:
Atsuko Ito (TMS Photo)
Atsushi Yoshino (TMS Photo)
Hajime Hasegawa (TMS Photo)
Hironori Yoshino (TMS Photo)
Hitoshi Shirao (TMS Photo)
Jin Nishiyama (TMS Photo)
Kazunari Ichinozuka (TMS Photo)
Kenichi Kobayashi (TMS Photo)
Kiyoshi Kobayashi (TMS Photo)
Kyoko Ozaki (TMS Photo)
Mika Sakai (TMS Photo)
Moriyuki Terashita (TMS Photo)
Rie Takeuchi (TMS Photo)
Takahisa Ogawa (TMS Photo)
Takashi Nomura (TMS Photo)
Publicity Manager: Reiko Takano (ep 2)
Song Selection: Kiyoshi Tojowafu
Sound Effects: Shizuo Kurahashi (SOUND BOX)
Special Effects: Yutaka Hoshiba (Marix)
Special Thanks To: T. Shirayama (ep 1)
Theme Song Arrangement: Kouhei Tanaka
Theme Song Composition: Kyoko Matsumiya
Theme Song Lyrics:
Hiroko Kasahara (ED1)
Kyoko Matsumiya (OP/ED2)
Theme Song Performance: Hiroko Kasahara (as Maron)
Hiroko Kasahara as Maron Namikaze

Chikao Ohtsuka as Dr. Demon
Ichirô Nagai as Ryouhei Shimokabe
Maria Kawamura as Kagairi Sonoba
Norio Wakamoto as Hattori

Ai Satou as Okami
Issei Futamata as
Man 2
subordinate
Kaneto Shiozawa as R. Ichiro Tanaka
Kento Shiozawa as R. Ichiro Tanaka
Kenyuu Horiuchi as Emcee
Kikuko Inoue as Yoshiko
Kouichi Yamadera as Man 3
Minoru Inaba as
Old Man
Prime Minister
Japanese companies
Backgrounds:
Animaruya (ep 2)
Atelier BWCA (ep 2)
Atelier Musa (ep 1)
Mini Art (ep 1)
Studio Bikku (ep 2)
Development: Tokyo Laboratory
DVD Distribution: Bandai Visual
Finish Animation:
AD Cosmo (ep 1)
Jast (ep 1)
Oscar Planning (eps 1-2)
Studio Boggie (eps 1-2)
Studio DEEN (ep 1)
In-Between Animation:
IMAGE BOX (ep 1)
Studio Boggie (ep 2)
Studio Dub (ep 1)
Studio Heaven (ep 1)
Studio Takuranke (eps 1-2)
Studio Z5 (ep 1)
Key Animation:
Studio Core (ep 2)
Studio Mu (ep 2)
Opening Animation: Studio Live
Photography: TMS Photo
Production Cooperation: Sunrise (eps 1-2)
Sound Effects: Sound Box
Sound Production: TFC Audio Craft
Special Thanks:
Ash
KID BOX
English cast
English staff
ADR Director: Joe Digiorgi
Script: Crispin Freeman
Translation: C.B. Cebulski
Executive producer: Shawne Kleckner
Producer: J. Thompson

DVD Authoring: Matt Campbell
DVD Coordination: Paolo Rubino
DVD Quality Control: Kat Stranaham
Mix Engineer: Joe Digiorgi
Packaging Design: Jeff Thompson
Special Thanks To: Neil Nadelman
Jessica Calvello as Maron Namikaze

Christopher William as
Dr. Demon
Ryouhei Shimokabe
J. David Brimmer as Hattori
Mandy Bonhomme as Kagairi Sonoba

Buddy Woodward as Izubuchi, Follower
Corey Marshall as Host 2
Crispin Freeman as Host 1
Mandy Bonhomme as Hostess
Walter Hershman as Komori, Yuuki

English companies
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