Blue Drop (TV)

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[ prequel of Blue Drop (manga) ]

Alternative title:
Blue Drop - Tenshi-tachi no Gikyoku (Japanese) 
BLUE DROP ~天使達の戯曲~ (Japanese) 
Genres: drama , mystery , science fiction 
Themes: aliens , school , yuri 
Objectionable content: Mild 
Copyright notice: © Akihito Yoshitomi, MediaWorks, Akita Shoten / PROJECT BD 
Plot Summary: Mari Wakatake has been living with her Grandmother for the past 5 years after a tragedy caused the loss of her home, friends and family, as well as her memories. Fearing for her future, her Grandmother admits her into Kaihou Academy, for her to make friends, instead of home studying. Although reluctant to go, she does and meets Hagino Sekonji. At first appearance, this girl appears like a normal student but inside her lies a deep secret that relates to the tragedy of 5 years ago. 
User Ratings: 566 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 36 votes (sub:35, dub:1)
 Excellent: 69 votes (sub:53, dub:13, raw:3)
 Very good: 139 votes (sub:107, dub:29, ?:1, others:2
1 Spanish subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
)
 Good: 135 votes (sub:111, dub:18, ?:3, raw:1, edit.dub:1, others:1
1 French subtitled
)
 Decent: 90 votes (sub:76, dub:13, raw:1)
 So-so: 44 votes (sub:30, dub:12, ?:1, others:1
1 German subtitled
)
 Not really good: 24 votes (sub:19, dub:5)
 Weak: 18 votes (sub:15, dub:2, ?:1)
 Bad: 8 votes (sub:7, dub:1)
 Awful: 2 votes (sub:1, dub:1)
 Worst ever: 1 vote (dub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 1112 users, rank: #955 (of 6067)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 7.007 (Good), std. dev.: 1.7981, rank: #2246 (of 6061)
Weighted mean: 6.896 (Good), rank: #2510 (of 6061) (seen all: 7.04 / seen some: 6.54 / won't finish: 4.64)
Bayesian estimate: 6.909 (Good), rank: #2249 (of 4611)
Running time: half hour per episode 
Number of episodes: 13 
Episode titles: We have 13
Vintage: 2007-10-02 to 2007-12-25 
Opening Theme:
"BLUE" by Suara 
Ending Theme:
"Tsubomi - Blue Dreams" (蕾-blue dreams-) by Suara 
Official website:
BLUE DROP (Japanese) 
Trivia: We have 2
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DVD (Region 1)
    Blue Drop - The Complete Collection (DVD) 2010-09-07 (from $34.44)
    Blue Drop - The Complete Series (Sub.DVD) 2009-11-17 (from $14.99)

Japanese staff
Japanese companies
Director: Masahiko Ohkura 
Series Composition: Natsuko Takahashi 
Screenplay:
Akihito Yoshitomi  (ep 7) 
Daisuke Watanabe (eps 2, 8, 10-11) 
Mari Koeda (ep 3) 
Masahiko Ohkura 
Natsuko Takahashi (5 episodes
eps 1, 4, 9, 12-13
)
 
Storyboard: Kotomi Deai (ep 9) 
Unit Director: Kotomi Deai (ep 9) 
Music: The Kintsuru 
Original Concept: Masahiko Ohkura 
Original creator: Akihito Yoshitomi 
Character Design: Itsuko Takeda 
Art Director: Masanobu Nomura (Biho) 
Chief Animation Director: Itsuko Takeda 
Animation Director:
Mari Koeda (eps 11, 13) 
Noritomo Hattori (eps 6, 12) 
Mechanical design:
Atsushi Takeuchi (Battleship Blue) 
Kōichirō Yonemura 
3D Director: Hiroshi Shiroi 
Sound Director: Yota Tsuruoka 
Director of Photography: Naoyuki Wada 
Producer:
Fuminori Yamazaki (Showgate) 
Keisuke Hori (Memory Tech) 
Shigenori Iwase (King Records) 
Shinichi Nakamura (Pony Canyon) 
Yutaka Ohashi (Showgate) 

2D Graphics Design: Kanako Yamada 
Animation producer: Kōji Sone 
Assistant Director: Masaharu Tomoda 
Color design: Shigenobu Kaihou 
Editing: Kengo Shigemura 
Music producer: Noriko Nakamura 
Theme Song Arrangement:
Hitoshi Fujima (OP) 
Junpei Fujita (ED) 
Theme Song Composition:
Clara (OP) 
Michio Igasa (ED) 
Theme Song Lyrics:
Bee' (ED) 
Masahiko Ohkura (OP) 
Theme Song Performance: Suara (OP/ED) 
2nd Key Animation:
Anime R (ep 9) 
Asahi Production (ep 10) 
drop (ep 4) 
Echo (ep 4) 
GEUMWOO (eps 4, 10) 
Studio Action (eps 4, 11) 
Studio Cj (eps 11-12) 
Synod (ep 10) 
3d Animation: Gonzo 
3D Modeling: Gonzo 
Animation Production:
Asahi Production 
BeSTACK 
Backgrounds: Bihou, Inc. 
Broadcaster:
AT-X (2007-11-09) 
Chiba TV (2007-10-02) 
KBS Kyoto (2007-10-02) 
Mie TV (2007-10-02) 
Tokyo MX (2007-10-05) 
TV Kanagawa (2007-10-05) 
TV Saitama (2007-10-04) 
TV Wakayama (2007-10-07) 
Finish Animation:
Asahi Production (eps 1-2, 5, 11) 
CCOMA Animation (ep 8) 
CCR (ep 8) 
DEXS (ep 5) 
drop (ep 4) 
Echo (ep 4) 
Fan Out Studio B2 (ep 5) 
G&G Entertainment (ep 13) 
GEUMWOO (eps 4, 10) 
MSC (ep 9) 
RIC (ep 9) 
Studio Cj (eps 11-13) 
Studio Elle (ep 9) 
Synod (ep 10) 
T2 Studio (ep 9) 
Wish (ep 9) 
Xuyang Animation (5 episodes
eps 1, 6-7, 12-13
)
 
In-Between Animation:
Animation Planet (ep 9) 
Asahi Production (6 episodes
eps 1-2, 5, 7, 10-11
)
 
Bones Animation Dept. (ep 9) 
CCOMA Animation (ep 8) 
drop (eps 4, 9) 
Echo (ep 4) 
G&G Entertainment (ep 13) 
GEUMWOO (eps 4, 10) 
HYOIN Animation (ep 3) 
Mook Animation (ep 9) 
Picture Magic (ep 9) 
Production I.G (ep 9) 
Sakura Create (ep 9) 
Studio Action (ep 11) 
Studio Barcelona (ep 9) 
Studio Cj (eps 11-13) 
Studio DEEN (ep 9) 
Studio Live (ep 9) 
Synod (ep 10) 
Triple A (ep 9) 
union CHO (ep 9) 
Xuyang Animation (5 episodes
eps 1, 6-7, 12-13
)
 
In-between Check:
Studio Action (ep 11) 
Studio Cj (ep 11) 
Key Animation:
Anime Roman (ep 13) 
CCOMA Animation (ep 8) 
Echo (ep 4) 
G&G Entertainment (ep 13) 
GEUMWOO (eps 4, 10) 
HYOIN Animation (ep 3) 
Last House (ep 13) 
Nakamura Production (ep 5) 
Studio Action (ep 11) 
Studio Cj (ep 13) 
Synod (ep 10) 
Tokyo Animation Center (ep 5) 
Mechanical Design: Production I.G (Battleship Blue) 
Photography: Asahi Production 
Production Cooperation:
AZETA PICTURES (eps 5, 11) 
JCF (eps 3, 8) 
Manglobe (ep 9) 
Plum (eps 4, 10) 
Japanese cast
Akiko Yajima as Mari Wakatake 
Miyuki Sawashiro as Hagino Senkōji 

Ai Orikasa as Azanael 
Akeno Watanabe as Akane Kawashima 
Kimiko Saito as Hiroko Funatsumaru 
Miho Yamada as Yūko Sugawara 
Satsuki Yukino as Michiko Kōzuki 
Youko Asagami as Shivariel 
Yuko Goto as Tsubael 

Ai Bandou as Mie 
Ai Nonaka as Futaba Suzuki 
Akiko Takeguchi as Hiroko's Mother 
Emi Shinohara as Yuriko Funatsumaru 
Hisanori Koyatsu as Kobun Kyoshi 
Hitomi Nabatame as
Noval Operator 1 
Operator 
Seito 1 
Jin Domon as Radio 
Jiro Saito as Gen-san 
Jouji Nakata as Fukamachi School Headmaster 
Katsuhiro Harasawa as Kanseikan 
Keiji Okuda as Chinpira A 
Kiyomitsu Mizuuchi as Untenshu 
Kôzô Shioya as Michiko's father(ep 12) 
Mami Horikoshi as Michiko's mother(ep 12) 
Masayo Kurata as Onomil 
Mayumi Asano as Sagara(ep 6) 
Minoru Inaba as Hasegawa(ep 1) 
Misaki Sekiyama as Kangofu 
Miyuki Ichijou as Maiyama School Head of Affairs 
Saori Seto as Noval Operator 3 
Seirou Ogino as Untenshu Taxi 
Shintarou Oohata as Kyoshi 2 
Takayuki Masuda as Chinpira B 
Takuya Satō as Kyoshi 1 
Tomoko Kawakami as Kasagol 
Tsuguo Mogami as
Aide(ep 1) 
Fukukan 
Yoetsu Suzuki as TV Ana 
Yuka Iguchi as
Noval Operator 2(ep 13) 
Seito 2 
Yuka Inokuchi as Noval Operator 2 
Yuki Tamaki as El Boll Commander 
Yukiko Hirotsu as Kazumi Yamada 
Yuudai Satou as Chinpira C 
Yuuko Mougi as Mari's grandmother(ep 1) 
English cast
English staff
ADR Director: Matt Greenfield 
Translation: Camellia Nieh 
Executive producer:
Eiichi Takahashi 
John Ledford 
Producer: Joey Goubeaud 

Additional ADR Engineer:
Brent Marshall 
Christopher Bourque 
ADR Engineer:
Brent Marshall (eps 5-13) 
Bryan Leach 
Matt Crawford (eps 5-13) 
DVD Authoring: Neal Barnes 
DVD Menu Design: Larry Koteff 
Graphics: Larry Koteff 
Media Coordinator: Janice Williams 
Packaging Design: Larry Koteff 
Production Assistant: Kayla King 
Sound Design & Mix: Brent Marshall 
Subtitle Timing: Christopher Williams 
Hilary Haag as Mari Wakatake 
Monica Rial as Hagino Senkoji 

Brittney Karbowski as Tsubael 
Hannah Alcorn as Michiko Kozuki 
Kelly Manison as Azanael 
Laura Chapman as Shivariel 
Luci Christian as Yuko Sugawara 
Shannon Emerick as Hiroko Funatsumaru 
Tiffany Grant as Akane Kawashima 

Allison Sumrall as
Kasagol 
Yoriko Funatsumaru(ep 7) 
Carli Mosier as
Novaal Operator 1(ep 3) 
Novaal Operator 2(eps 4-6, 10-13) 
Chris Ayres as
Classics Teacher(ep 2) 
Lieutenant 
Michiko's Father(eps 8, 10) 
Thug 3(ep 4) 
Van Driver(ep 7) 
Cynthia Martinez as
Baby Noriko(ep 7) 
Mie Sato 
George Manley as
Hasegawa(Mari's Driver) 
Thug 2(ep 4) 
John Swasey as Headmaster Fukamachi 
Kara Greenberg as Onomil 
Marcy Rae as Director Maiyama 
Monica Passley as Futaba Sizuki 
Nancy Novotny as Novaal Operator 1(eps 4-6, 10-13) 
Rob Mungle as
Gen(Gardener) 
Taxi Driver(ep 7) 
Thug 1(ep 4) 
Serena Varghese as Kazumi Yamada 
Shelley Calene-Black as
Funatsumaru's Mother(ep 7) 
Mari's Grandmother 
Michiko's Mother(eps 8, 10) 
Sagara(ep 6) 
Tiffany Grant as
Blue AI 
Mitsuyo Asakura(Cook) 

English companies
ADR Production: Seraphim Digital 
DVD Production: Seraphim Digital 
Internet Streaming:
Anime News Network 
Hulu 
The Anime Network 
Licensed by: Sentai Filmworks 
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