Cipher (OAV)

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[ adapted from Cipher (manga) ]

Alternative title:
Cipher the Video 
Genres: drama , romance , tournament 
Plot Summary: The story is about Elly, and the identical twins Sira and Cipher (stage names). Sira and Cipher have a secret (several actually), but Elly finds out straight off that they switch off going to high school, and they’re spooked enough about it to have a contest with her. If she can tell them apart after a month, they’ll tell her why they do it. If she can’t she’ll never tell anyone that they do it. 
User Ratings: 14 ratings have been given [details]
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 Good: 2 votes (sub:2)
 Decent: 3 votes (sub:1, raw:1, dub:1)
 So-so: 5 votes (dub:4, sub:1)
 Not really good: 1 vote (sub:1)
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 Bad: 1 vote (dub:1)
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 Worst ever: 2 votes (sub:2)
Seen in part or in whole by 29 users, rank: #4809 (of 6012)
Median rating: So-so
Arithmetic mean: 4.500 (So-so−), std. dev.: 2.1958, rank: #5695 (of 6005)
Weighted mean: 4.426 (Not really good+), rank: #5746 (of 6005) (seen all: 4.39 / won't finish: 5.00)
Bayesian estimate: 5.861 (Decent), rank: #4088 (of 4573)
Running time: 40 minutes 
Number of episodes: 1 
Vintage: 1989 
Release dates: We have 1
Opening Theme:
"Against All Odds" by Phil Collins 
Ending Theme:
"Against All Odds" by Phil Collins 
Insert song:
"Footloose" by Wags 
"I Don't Like" by Mescaline Drive 
"Kamikaze" by Thompson Twins 
"Let's Hear it for the Boy" by Wags 
"Living in the Dark" by Army Call Up Test 
Comment:
For authenticity reasons, this title was voiced in English from the very beginning, with the cast consisting half American, English educators, etc. 
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Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Tsuneo Tominaga 
Screenplay:
Machiko Kondo 
Yuko Sakurai 
Original Manga: Minako Narita 
Character Design: Yukari Kobayashi 
Art Director: Shinichi Tanimura 
Animation Director: Yukari Kobayashi 
Director of Photography: Motoaki Ikegami 
Executive producer: Toshio Azami 
Animation Check: Chieko Hisha 
Dialogue Director: Yoko Narahashi 
Dialogue Translation: Yoko Narahashi 
Dubbing Editor: Masafumi Mima 
Editing: Harutoshi Ogata 
Mixing: Hitoshi Yamada 
Mixing Assistant: Shinichi Mizuno 
Music Coordination: Yuko Sakurai 
Music Planner: Minako Narita 
Planning: Yuko Sakurai 
Production manager: Yutaka Enomoto 
Promotion Producer: Yoshimoto Ishikawa 
Recording Director: Susumu Aketagawa 
Sound Effects: Shizuo Kurahashi 
Special Paint Work: Yoshiki Kumai 
Theme Song Lyrics:
Alannah Currie (Kamikaze) 
Dean Pitchford (Let's Hear it for the Boy & Footloose) 
Eiko Itami (I Don't Like) 
Joe Leeway (Kamikaze) 
Kenny Loggins (Footloose) 
Naotaka Yamaguchi (Living in the Dark) 
Phil Collins 
Tom Bailey (Kamikaze) 
Tom Snow (Let's Hear it for the Boy) 
Yoko Utsumi (I Don't Like) 
Theme Song Performance:
Army Call Up Test 
Mescaline Drive 
Phil Collins (OP & ED) 
Thompson Twins 
Wags 
Titles:
Masahiro Maki 
Mitsuhiro Anjiki (Maki Production) 
Takashi Maruki (Admax) 
Takayuki Ohkubo (Adva Aoyama) 
Video Engineer: Ikuo Aoki 
Jay Kabira as Cipher / Siva 

Elly Narita as Elly 
Eugene Nomura as Fred Williams (Jeff) 
Jennifer Watt as Isabella Jones (Christine) 
Mark Helgesen as Eric Laurence (Mose Director) 

Derek Siler as
Male Announcer 
Man A 
Teammate 
Eugene Nomura as Man B 
Hidekazu Nakamura as
Male Narration 
Teammate 
Jennifer Watt as Girl 
Lisa Patrick as
Gingerman for CM 
Young Girl 
Mark Helgesen as
FM Radio Announcer 
TV CM Male Narrator 
Yoko Narahashi as Interviewer 2 
Yoko Utusmi as Yoho for Mescaline Drive 
Yuko Yunokawa as
FM Radio DJ 
Interviewer 1 
Old Woman 
TV CM Female Narrator 

Japanese companies
Animation Production: Magic Bus 
Backgrounds: Studio CATS 
Camera: Studio Cosmos 
Cooperation Planner: Hakusensha (LaLa) 
Distributor: Victor Entertainment 
E.E.D. Studio: Sony PCL 
Film: Eastman Kodak 
Film Laboratory: Tokyo Laboratory 
Post Production: Magic Capsule 
Recording Studio: Studio Aoi 
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