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Mazinkaiser SKL (OAV)

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Alternative title:
Mazinkaizer SKL (Japanese)
Mazinkaizer Skull
マジンカイザーSKL (Japanese)
Themes: mecha, super robot
Plot Summary: Machine Island, an island isolated from most of the world has been torn asunder by a conflict between 3 factions vying for control. There are plentiful resources on the island enabling each faction to build a near limitless supply of robots to have at their disposal. The worldwide government has sealed the island with a Gravity Curtain where only their government-issued machinery can freely enter and leave the island. Each faction controls one portion of the curtain and the island's conflict has escalated to the point where the massive tension and destruction will eventually cause the Gravity Curtain to collapse within itself and destroy the planet . The government sends out the 2 member Death Caprice Squad: Ken Kaido and Ryo Magami - the pilots of the Mazinkaiser SKL, to neutralize the curtain and end the dispute once and for all.
User Ratings: 105 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 6 votes (sub:6)
 Excellent: 15 votes (sub:13, dub:1, raw:1)
 Very good: 22 votes (sub:19, dub:3)
 Good: 30 votes (sub:23, dub:5, others:2
1 Spanish subtitled
1 Tagalog dubbed
)
 Decent: 14 votes (sub:12, dub:2)
 So-so: 7 votes (sub:6, dub:1)
 Not really good: 3 votes (sub:2, dub:1)
 Weak: 4 votes (sub:2, dub:2)
 Bad: 4 votes (sub:3, dub:1)
 Awful: -
 Worst ever: -
Seen in part or in whole by 160 users, rank: #4250 (of 9518)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 6.971 (Good), std. dev.: 1.8744, rank: #4032 (of 9638)
Weighted mean: 6.959 (Good), rank: #3877 (of 9638) (seen all: 6.98 / seen some: 9.23 / won't finish: 2.00)
Bayesian estimate: 7.020 (Good), rank: #3263 (of 7236)
Number of episodes: 3
Episode titles: We have 3
Vintage: 2010-11-27
Release dates: We have 2
Opening Theme:
"The ETERNAL SOLDIERS" by LOUDNESS
Ending Theme:
"Juggernaut" by Sadie
Official website:
News: Show:
A Brief Look at TIFFCOM (Dec 17, 2010)
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Blu-ray (Region A)
    Mazinkaiser SKL (Blu-ray) 2011-12-06 (from $29.45)
    Mazinkaiser SKL (Blu-ray) 2021-08-10 (from $19.99)
DVD (Region 1)
    Mazinkaiser SKL (DVD) 2011-05-31 (from $19.99)
    Mazinkaiser SKL (DVD) 2021-08-10 (from $17.97)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Jun Kawagoe
Series Composition: Tadashi Hayakawa
Script:
Tadashi Hayakawa (eps 1-3)
Storyboard: Jun Kawagoe
Unit Director: Naoki Ōhira
Original creator: Go Nagai
Character Design: Takeshi Itou
Animation Director: Takeshi Itou
Art design: Ryū Sakamoto
Sound Director: Yoshikazu Iwanami
Cgi Director: Yuichi Goto
Director of Photography: Yasuhiko Abe
2nd Key Animation:
Chiyo Imamaki (ep 1)
Rina Oota (ep 3)
Rina Sugimoto (ep 3)
Animation producer: Shunpei Maruyama
Background Art:
Haruna Sakamoto (ep 2)
Hwan Suk Ryu (eps 1-3)
Hyun Hee Jang (eps 1-3)
Kaori Fujii (eps 2-3)
Kim Hyeong Su (eps 1-3)
Kyōko Nakayama (ep 2)
Lee Eun Ji (eps 1-3)
Mieko Yamaguchi (ep 3)
Natsumi Sakamoto (ep 2)
Shōta Satō (ep 2)
Sung Mok Kwon (eps 1-3)
Tarō Kitahata (eps 2-3)
Xiu Yong Huang (eps 1-3)
Yutaro Sato (eps 2-3)
Color design: Sachiko Harada
Design: Tsuyoshi Nonaka (Mazinkaizer SKL)
Editing: Jun Takuma
In-Between Check: Akiko Ikemure (eps 1-3)
Key Animation:
Akio Uchino (ep 1)
Atsuo Tobe (ep 3)
Hideyuki Motohashi (ep 2)
Kanta Suzuki (eps 1, 3)
Kimitake Nishio (ep 1)
Mamoru Abiko (eps 1-3)
Masahito Yamashita (OP; eps 1-3)
Munetaka Abe (eps 1-3)
Naoki Ōhira (eps 1-3)
Osamu Satō (eps 1-3)
Sai Yamane (eps 1-3)
Shin Matsuo (eps 1, 3)
Shinya Tateyama (ep 1)
Takashi Sano (eps 1-3)
Takeshi Itou (eps 1-3)
Takeshi Morita (ep 2)
Tatsuya Yoshihara (ep 1)
Tomoaki Sakiyama (eps 2-3)
Yasuhiro Seo (eps 2-3)
Yasuyuki Ebara (eps 2-3)
Yūta Ōtaka (ep 1)
Mechanical animation Director: Munetaka Abe (eps 1-3)
Music producer: Shunji Inoue
Music Production Management: Atsushi Nagashima
Photography:
Kazuyuki Oota (eps 1-3)
Kōji Tanaka (eps 1-3)
Tetsuji Higuchi (eps 1-3)
Yukie Ōyagi (eps 1-3)
Recording Adjustment: Takayuki Yamaguchi
Recording Assistant: Tamayo Kawaguchi
Sound Effects: Yasumasa Koyama
Special Effects:
Emi Nonaka (eps 1-3)
Yoshimi Hayashi (ep 3)
Theme Song Performance:
Loudness (OP)
Sadie (ED)
Title Logo: Daisuke Umino
Satoshi Hino as Ryō Magami
Shintarō Asanuma as Ken Kaidō

Atsuko Tanaka as Aira
Banjō Ginga as Garan
Kikuko Inoue as Himiko
Nobuyuki Hiyama as Kiba
Saori Hayami as Tsubasa Yuki

Ai Shimizu as Misty
Eri Kitamura as Flash
Hiroyuki Tanaka as
Crew
Kiba Soldier 1
Pilot 1
Katsumi Chou as Kojindani
Masumi Asano as Scarlet Hibiki
Mikako Takahashi as Fancy
Nobuo Tobita as Gouda
Ryoko Shiraishi as Hurricane
Shino Tsuno as Female Announcer
Takashi Matsuyama as Tōkichi
Japanese companies
3DCGI: Studio A-Cat
Animation Production: Actas
Backgrounds: BIC Studio
Film Editing: Sony PCL
Finish Animation:
digicrafts (eps 1-3)
Hayashi (eps 1-3)
Muses (eps 1-3)
In-Between Animation:
Actas (eps 1-3)
Beat Frog (eps 1-3)
digicrafts (eps 1-3)
Hayashi (eps 1-3)
Muses (eps 1-3)
Studio Add (ep 2)
Music Production: Lantis
Original Creator: Dynamic Planning
Photography: Raretrick
Planning: Dynamic Planning
Recording Studio: Jinnan Studio
special effects: Studio Easter
English staff
English cast
ADR Director: Ruben Arvizu
Art Director: Merideth Mulroney
Translation: Duane Johnson
Executive producer: John Sirabella

Acquisition Liaison: Yoko Hayama
Blu-Ray Authoring: Dave Beinlich
Pro Tools: Peter McDonald
Production Supervision: Sean Molyneaux
Screen Adaptation: Patricia D. Smith
Sound Mixing: Peter McDonald
Subtitling: Clark Cheng
Doug Erholtz as Ryo Magami
Ethan Murray as Ken Kaidou

David Lodge as Garan
Erin Fitzgerald as Tsubasa Yuki
Grant George as Kiba
Jessica Gee as Himiko
Jessica Straus as Aira
Michael Sorich as Kiba

Bob Buchholz as Koujindani
Bonie Cahoon as Hurricane
Dan Woren as Gouda
Elvia Gaitan as Fancy

English companies
ADR Production: Arvintel Media Productions
Broadcaster: TOKU (US)
Casting Coordinator: Spliced Bread Productions Inc.
Distributor: Media Blasters
Recording Studio: The Surround Factory
Spanish staff
Spanish companies
(none)
Internet Streaming: AnimeOnegai (Latin America)
Spanish cast
(none)
Italian cast
Italian staff
Dubbing Coordination: Orlando Leone
Donatella Fanfani as Scarlett Hibiki
Francesca Bielli as Fancy
Francesca Tretto as Misty
Jenny De Cesarei as Hurricane
Lorella De Luca as Himiko
Lorenzo Scattorin as Ryo Magami
Marco Balzarotti as Kojindani
Maurizio Merluzzo as Ken Kaido
Renata Bertolas as Aira
Stefano Albertini as Braccio Fasciato

Elisabetta Spinelli as Yuki Tsubasa

Loretta Di Pisa as Flash
Italian companies
Broadcaster: Man-Ga
Internet Streaming: TIMvision
Portuguese staff
Portuguese companies
(none)
Internet Streaming: AnimeOnegai (Brazil)
Portuguese cast
(none)

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