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Ai no Kusabi (OAV 2/2012)

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Alternative title:
Ai no Kusabi: The Space Between
The Space Between
間の楔 (Japanese)
Genres: erotica, romance
Themes: yaoi
Objectionable content: Pornography
Plot Summary: This futuristic tale is set in a world where men are assigned various social classes based on their hair color. Iason Mink, a high-class Blondie, runs into Riki, a black-haired Mongrel, and makes him his "Pet." As Riki learns of the dangers Iason faces by keeping him, he finds himself developing feelings for his master
User Ratings: 90 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 9 votes (sub:8, dub:1)
 Excellent: 8 votes (sub:7, dub:1)
 Very good: 14 votes (sub:14)
 Good: 24 votes (sub:23, raw:1)
 Decent: 17 votes (sub:16, dub:1)
 So-so: 9 votes (sub:7, dub:1, others:1
1 French subtitled
 Not really good: 5 votes (sub:5)
 Weak: 4 votes (sub:4)
 Bad: -
 Awful: -
 Worst ever: -
Seen in part or in whole by 327 users, rank: #2838 (of 9522)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 6.900 (Good), std. dev.: 1.7892, rank: #4275 (of 9641)
Weighted mean: 6.877 (Good), rank: #4189 (of 9641) (seen all: 6.86 / seen some: 8.46 / won't finish: 4.63)
Bayesian estimate: 6.953 (Good), rank: #3557 (of 7315)
Running time: 26 minutes per episode
Number of episodes: 4
Episode titles: We have 4
Vintage: 2012-01-18
Release dates: We have 8
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Blu-ray (Region A)
    Ai no Kusabi: The Space Between - Unchained Edition (Blu-ray) 2017-12-19 (from $30.89)
DVD (Region 1)
    Ai no Kusabi: The Space Between - Unchained Edition (DVD) 2017-12-19 (from $25.02)
    Ai no Kusabi: The Space Between (Sub.DVD) 2013-04-23 (from $7.98)

Japanese staff
Japanese companies
Director: Katsuhito Akiyama
Series Composition: Rieko Yoshihara
Screenplay: Rieko Yoshihara
Original creator: Rieko Yoshihara
Original Character Design: Katsumi Michihara
Character Design: Naoyuki Onda
Chief Animation Director: Naoyuki Onda
Sound Director: Nobuyuki Abe

Color setting: Aya Ouchi
Composite: Nanae Hirabayashi (ep 3)
Conceptual Art: Atsushi Takeuchi (Production I.G)
Music producer: Yasushi Miura
Japanese cast
Kentarō Itō as Riki
Tōru Ohkawa as Iason Mink

Shinichirō Miki as Katze
Takaya Kuroda as Raoul

Ayaka Kyo as Pet B
Daisuke Matsuo as Jeeks B
Eiji Hanawa as
Blondy D
Hideyuki Hayami as Pet A
Kazuyoshi Hayashi as Blondy B
Kenyuu Horiuchi as Gideon Lagat (Blondie in charge of Midas)
Kousei Hirota as Maxi
Makoto Aoki as Norris
Mayuko Takahashi as Pet E
Mitsuaki Kanuka as Blondy C
Nobuo Tobita as Orphe Xavi (Blondie in charge of Eos)
Shiho Kawaragi as Mimea
Sun Rin as Blondy A
Takehito Koyasu as Aisha Rozen (Blondie in charge of Tanagura)
Takumi Asahina as Jeeks E
Yasuhiro Mamiya as
Jeeks A
Yukitoshi Tokumoto as Jeeks D
Yuuichi Tauchi as Jeeks C
English staff
English cast
ADR Director: Brittany Lauda
Executive producer: John Sirabella

ADR Writer:
Matt Shipman (eps 1, 3)
Y. Chang (eps 2, 4)
Assistant ADR Director: Matt Shipman
Assistant ADR Engineer: Brittany Lauda
Associate producer: Carl Morano
Lead Writer: Matt Shipman
Mix Engineer: Justin Ramos
Production Consultant: Y. Chang
English companies
Broadcaster: TOKU (US - subtitled)
Casting: Kocha Sound
Dialogue Editing: Kocha Sound
Licensed by: Media Blasters
Recording Studio: Kocha Sound

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