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) 
Genres: action , comedy , science fiction 
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: 170 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: 44 votes (sub:36, 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: #2258 (of 6067)
Median rating: Decent
Arithmetic mean: 6.129 (Decent), std. dev.: 1.6858, rank: #4228 (of 6061)
Weighted mean: 6.074 (Decent), rank: #4296 (of 6061) (seen all: 6.11 / seen some: 5.73 / won't finish: 3.46)
Bayesian estimate: 6.170 (Decent+), rank: #3763 (of 4611)
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 
Editing: Tomoaki Tsurubuchi 
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) 
Production Runner:
Haruyuki Akiyama 
Hiroyuki Teshima 
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 
Masayuki Yamamoto as Man 4 
Minoru Inaba as
Old Man 
Prime Minister 
Yasunori Matsumoto as Man 1 
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 
Distributor:
PIONEER LDC 
Warner Bros. 
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 
Titles: Maki Productions 
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
ADR Production: Headline Sound Studios 
DVD Authoring: Little Lion Studios, Inc. 
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