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Earthian (OAV)

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Alternative title:
Âshian (Japanese)
Землянин (Russian)
アーシアン (Japanese)
Genres: drama, supernatural
Themes: angels, shounen-ai, yaoi
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary: Angels from the planet Eden have been watching Earthians, the inhabitants of Earth, for 5 billion years. Chihaya, an angel with unlucky black hair and wings, is a plus checker who travels to Earth with Kagetsuya, a minus checker. Each team of plus and minus checkers keep track of Earth events and, if the score ever reaches minus 10,000, the Earth will be destroyed. The story follows Chihaya and Kagetsuya and the different people and events they observe on Earth.
User Ratings: 258 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 7 votes (sub:6, dub:1)
 Excellent: 13 votes (sub:10, dub:1, raw:1, ?:1)
 Very good: 35 votes (sub:27, dub:7, others:1
1 Russian dubbed
 Good: 48 votes (sub:37, dub:8, ?:2, raw:1)
 Decent: 74 votes (sub:61, dub:12, ?:1)
 So-so: 28 votes (sub:23, dub:4, ?:1)
 Not really good: 20 votes (sub:16, dub:3, ?:1)
 Weak: 15 votes (sub:14, dub:1)
 Bad: 9 votes (sub:7, dub:2)
 Awful: 6 votes (sub:4, dub:2)
 Worst ever: 3 votes (sub:3)
Seen in part or in whole by 676 users, rank: #1709 (of 9583)
Median rating: Decent
Arithmetic mean: 5.954 (Decent), std. dev.: 2.0283, rank: #7457 (of 9705)
Weighted mean: 5.945 (Decent), rank: #7416 (of 9705) (seen all: 6.04 / seen some: 5.35 / won't finish: 3.35)
Bayesian estimate: 6.024 (Decent), rank: #6396 (of 7286)
Running time: 45 minutes per episode
Number of episodes: 4
Episode titles: We have 4
Vintage: 1989-07-26 to 1996-12-21
Release dates: We have 1
Ending Theme:
#1: "Mother~for the Earthian" by MILK (ep 01)
#2: "Because" by Kingo Hamada (ep 02)
#3: "True Romance" by Maki Ichihara
#4: "The Destinies" by Maki Ichihara
Earthian - Final Battle (Jan 1, 1970)
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DVD (Region 1)
    Earthian - Angelic Collection (DVD) 2001-02-27 (from $23.96)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Hiroyuki Kawasaki (eps 3-4)
Katsuhiko Takayama (eps 3-4)
Yoriyasu Kogawa (eps 1-2)
Original Character Design: Yun Kouga
Character Design: Kenichi Ōnuki
Art Director: Hidetoshi Kaneko
Animation Director: Kenichi Ōnuki
Sound Director: Noriyoshi Matsuura
Director of Photography: Yōsuke Moriguchi
Executive producer: Toshiki Takatsuka
Animation Check:
Nobuko Ogino
Takashi Wada
Assistant Inspection: Shinji Takai
Assistant producer: Kazuhiko Ikeguchi
Color Finishing Inspection: Keiko Ōnuki
Design: Kenichi Ōnuki
Editing: Makoto Arai
Planning: Toshiki Takatsuka
Production Assistant: Keiichi Yoshida
Production Control: Yoko Muraoka
Production Coordination: Goro Taniguchi
Sketch Board: Kazuko Katsui
Sound Effects: Daisuke Jinbo
Sound Producer: Kingo Hamada
Special Effects: Gō Abe
Studio Management:
Osamu Isomura
Ryoichi Yamada
Kazuhiko Inoue as Kagetsuya
Nozomu Sasaki as Chihaya

Akira Ishida as Black angel #2 (ep 3)
Chinami Nishimura as Miyuki
Hikaru Midorikawa as Messiah (ep 04)
Hirotaka Suzuoki as Miyagi (ep 2)
Ikuya Sawaki as Head of Office
Jūrōta Kosugi as K-001
Kaneto Shiozawa as Dr. Ashino
Masaaki Ohkura as Young Man
Masashi Hironaka as Doctor
Masashi Hirose as
Hyman (ep 2)
Megumi Ogata as Elvira (ep 3)
Nobuo Tobita as Hoshino
Rei Sakuma as Blare (ep 2)
Saeko Shimazu as Aya (ep 2)
Shigeru Nakahara as Cliff (ep 2)
Shō Hayami as
Seraphim (ep 2)
Takehito Koyasu as Raphael
Yuriko Yamamoto as Takako
Japanese companies
Development: Tokyo Laboratory
Negative Film Editing: Kamiya Editing Room
Photography: Studio Wood
J.C. Staff
Recording Studio: Seion Studio
Sound Production: Gen
special effects: Gureru Kōbō
English cast
English staff
Translation: Tokyo Rose
Executive producer: John Sirabella

Audio Engineer: Nick Stuteville
Communications: Billie Houle
Dialogue Mixer: Ron Abfalter
Duplications: B.J. Toney
Editing: Scott Marchfield
FX Designer: Skip Bowerman
Graphic Design: Merideth Mulroney
Music & Effects Editor: Kevin Turner
Production Coordination: Edwin de la Cruz (VHS release)
Production manager: Scott Simpson
Production Supervision:
Sam Liebowitz
Sean Molyneaux
Script Supervision: Jack Green
Voice Direction: Scott Houle
Robert Gompers as Chihaya

Izzy Burger as Black Angel Athena (Earthian 3)

Andre Walker as Operator (ep 4)
Bill Flaman as
Crowd (ep 4)
Man B (ep 2)
Bob Edwards as Chief
Boise Holmes as Agent B (ep 3)
Brook Delvin Merritt as Club Manager (ep 2)
Catherine Messing as Bonnie
Clay Richardson as Guard 3 (ep 3)
Courtney Wright as Blair
Dave Snow as Taki
Dave Underwood as Agent A (ep 3)
David Lee as Helmsman (ep 3)
David Letcher as Miyagi
Ed Wagenseller as Kagetuya
Edgar Booth as Man 2 (ep 3)
Falcon Summers as Crowd (ep 4)
Izzy Burger as Street Rogue (Earthian 2)
J.R. Rodriguez as Cliff
Jeff Johnson as Bossman 
Jeff Johnston as Bossman
John Yeager as Commander (ep 4)
Juliet Cesario as Takako
Justin Smith as Doctor (ep 1)
Kara Houck as Black Angel 2
Lanelle Markgraf as Computer Voice (ep 3)
Larry Tobias as Man 1 (ep 3)
Michael Duboise as Hoshino
Michael Granberry as Messiah
Michael Sinterniklaas as Punk (ep 4)
Mike Way as Captain (ep 3)
Pamela Weidner as
Woman (ep 4)
Patrick Troy as Saraphim
Phil Kouwe as
TV Anchor (ep 3)
Pierre Brulator as K-001
Rick Forrester as Man A (ep 2)
Rick Sisk as Anchor (ep 4)
Rob Dale Robinson as Dr. Asahino
Robert Schaff as Guard 1 (ep 3)
Robin Robertson as Dr. Asahino
Sam Clements as Guard 2 (ep 3)
Sara Seidman as Super (ep 2)
Scott Simpson as Louie (ep 2)
Sean P. O'Connell as Crowd (ep 4)
Shane Callahan as Crowd (ep 4)
Stu Miller as Thug (ep 4)
Traci Dinwiddie as Elvira

English companies
Distributor: AnimeWorks
Licensed by: Media Blasters
Package Design: Sohochic
Recording Studio: Coastal Carolina Sound Studios

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