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Sorcerer on the Rocks (OAV)

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Alternative title:
Chivas 1-2-3
Sheevas 1-2-3 Il Dio Perduto di Ikaros (Italian)
シーバス1-2-3 (Japanese)
Genres: comedy, fantasy
Objectionable content: Intense
Plot Summary: Ruthless sorcerer Chivas Scotch is hired by a count named Cuttlefish to destroy an evil monster attacking a nearby village. But things go awry when Chivas fails to destroy the monster and he's forced to transfer his spirit in the body of his beautiful servant Gin Fizz.
User Ratings: 129 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 2 votes (sub:2)
 Excellent: 6 votes (dub:5, sub:1)
 Very good: 15 votes (sub:8, dub:7)
 Good: 36 votes (dub:19, sub:17)
 Decent: 30 votes (sub:23, dub:5, ?:1, others:1
1 French subtitled
 So-so: 14 votes (sub:10, dub:4)
 Not really good: 9 votes (sub:6, dub:3)
 Weak: 15 votes (sub:14, dub:1)
 Bad: 1 vote (dub:1)
 Awful: -
 Worst ever: 1 vote (sub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 256 users, rank: #3262 (of 9333)
Median rating: Decent
Arithmetic mean: 6.039 (Decent), std. dev.: 1.8018, rank: #6870 (of 9436)
Weighted mean: 5.975 (Decent), rank: #7122 (of 9436) (seen all: 5.97 / seen some: 6.26)
Bayesian estimate: 6.122 (Decent), rank: #6040 (of 7113)
Running time: 30 minutes per episode
Number of episodes: 2
Episode titles: We have 2
Vintage: 1999-08-21 to 1999-09-21
Release dates: We have 4
Opening Theme:
"Shoot! Love Hunter" by Mari Sasaki
Ending Theme:
"My First Wonder Sensation" by Anri Minowa
Originally titled Chivas 1-2-3, this OAV was renamed Sorcerer on the Rocks (Shibas 1-2-3 in the subtitled version) by ADV Films to avoid a possible lawsuit from a well-known whiskey company.
Sorcerer on the Rocks (Jan 14, 2002)
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Release Dates (Nov 14, 2001)
New Release Dates (Nov 7, 2001)
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DVD (Region 1)
    Sorcerer on the Rocks (DVD) 2002-01-15 (from $69.99)
    Sorcerer on the Rocks [Essential Anime Collection] (DVD) delayed/cancelled

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Kazuhiro Ozawa
Storyboard: Kazuhiro Ozawa
Music: Nobuo Ito
Original Manga:
Miku Yuki
Satoru Akahori
Character Design: Hisashi Abe
Art Director: Yasutada Kato
Animation Director: Hisashi Abe
Sound Director: Jun Watanabe
Director of Photography: Toshiaki Yamaguchi
Executive producer:
Takashi Yamabe (Tokyo Laboratory)
Yuuichi Satou (Teichiku Entertainment)
Hirohito Kobayashi (Tokyo Laboratory)
Hirotomi Yamaguchi
Ryosuke Komaki (Tokyo Laboratory)

Color design: Keiko Shibuya
Design: Yuki Mirai
Digital Graphics: Hiroaki Sumino
Editing: Harutoshi Ogata
Music producer: Haruhisa Hayakawa (Hayakawa-ya)
Production Coordination: Hiroshi Miyake
Production manager:
Haruo Nakayama
Kei Watabe
Sound Effects: Katsumi Itō
Sound Mixing: Mitsuyoshi Maruyama
Theme Song Performance: Anri Minowa
Chinami Nishimura as Female Chivas
Kazuki Yao as Chivas (Shibas) Scotch
Yuka Imai as Gin Fizz

Chinami Nishimura as Kiss the Werewolf
Fujiko Takimoto as Million

Ayako Kawasumi as Taru-Ho
Jūrōta Kosugi as
Katsuhisa Houki as Count Cuttlefish
Yuri Shiratori as Meru-Su
Japanese companies
English staff
English cast
ADR Director: Matt Greenfield
Art Director: Ruby Halipoto
Project Translator: Shoko Oono
ADR Script: Matt Greenfield
Executive producer:
John Ledford
Sharon Papa
DVD Menu Design: Chris Hawley
DVD Producer: Janice Williams
International Coordination: Toru Iwakami
Logo Design: Chris Hawley
Packaging Design: Chris Hawley
Post-Production Manager: Shelly Thomas
Recording engineer: Wade Shemwell
Sound Design: Paul Killam
Subtitle Script: Janice Williams
Subtitle Timing: Neal Barnes
Jay Hickman as Shibas Scotch
Monica Rial as
Fizz Possessed
Gin Fizz

Brett Weaver as Genmi
Emily Carter as Million Dollar
Hilary Haag as Kiss The Werewolf

John Swasey as Count Cuttlefish
Kelly Manison as Brothel Girls
Kira Vincent-Davis as
Mark X Laskowski as Bar Thug 3
Matt Greenfield as
Monster Effects
Roki effects
Mike Kleinhenz as Icarus, Narration
Rob Mungle as
Bar Thug 1
Victor Carsrud as Bar Thug 2

English companies
Broadcaster: The Anime Network
DVD Authoring: M.O.F.C.
Licensed by:
ADV Films (Expired)
Post Production: Monkey Boy Studios
Recording Studio: Industrial Smoke & Mirrors
Italian cast
Italian staff
Dubbing Director: Gabriella Rasero

Assistant Dubbing Director: Giorgia Brusatori
Italian companies
Distributor: Yamato Video (Italy)
Dubbing: D.P.T.

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