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Pupa (TV)

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Alternative title:
ピューパ (Japanese)
Objectionable content: Intense
Plot Summary: Growing up with an abusive father, Utsutsu is highly protective of his younger sister Yume. One day, Yume sees a red butterfly and contracts the strange Pupa virus. She begins to sprout grotesque wings and to indiscriminately attack both animals and humans. Hoping to find a way to stop the advance of the virus, Utsutsu seeks out Maria, a researcher who knows the secret of Pupa. He decides to sacrifice his own body as live bait for the sake of saving Yume.
User Ratings: 262 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 5 votes (sub:5)
 Excellent: 3 votes (sub:2, raw:1)
 Very good: 9 votes (sub:9)
 Good: 13 votes (sub:13)
 Decent: 42 votes (sub:37, dub:1, others:4
2 Spanish subtitled
1 Spanish edited dub
1 French subtitled
 So-so: 21 votes (sub:19, dub:1, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
 Not really good: 39 votes (sub:35, others:4
2 Portuguese subtitled
2 Spanish subtitled
 Weak: 21 votes (sub:21)
 Bad: 35 votes (sub:31, dub:1, others:3
2 Spanish subtitled
1 Italian subtitled
 Awful: 30 votes (sub:28, raw:1, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
 Worst ever: 44 votes (sub:40, dub:1, raw:1, others:2
2 Spanish subtitled
Seen in part or in whole by 471 users, rank: #2219 (of 9599)
Median rating: Weak
Arithmetic mean: 3.496 (Weak+), std. dev.: 2.6017, rank: #9568 (of 9722)
Weighted mean: 3.406 (Weak+), rank: #9580 (of 9722) (seen all: 3.49 / seen some: 2.58 / won't finish: 2.91)
Bayesian estimate: 3.612 (Not really good−), rank: #7288 (of 7298)
Running time: 4 minutes per episode
Number of episodes: 12
Episode titles: We have 12
Vintage: 2014-01-09
Release dates: We have 1
Opening Theme:
"pupa" by Ibuki Kido & Erii Yamazaki
Ending Theme:
"Dare yori Suki na no ni (誰より好きなのに)" by Kusuma San Shimai
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Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Tomomi Mochizuki
Tomomi Mochizuki (eps 1-12)
Storyboard: Tomomi Mochizuki (eps 1-12)
Episode Director: Tomomi Mochizuki (eps 1-12)
Kayo Konishi (MOKA☆)
Yukio Kondō (MOKA☆)
Original creator: Sayaka Mogi
Character Design: Maki Fujii
Art Director: Manami Koyama
Chief Animation Director: Maki Fujii
Sound Director: Tomomi Mochizuki
Director of Photography: Akira Shimozaki
Animation producer: Nobumitsu Urasaki
Color design: Konri Katsuragi
Photography: Shigemitsu Hamao (eps 1-12)
Planning: Kazuhiro Makuuchi
Production manager: Takayuki Saitō
Recording Adjustment: Kōji Shimizu
Recording Assistant: Masato Nazuka
Sound Effects: Noriko Izumo
Theme Song Arrangement:
Kanako Hara (ED)
Kayo Konishi (MOKA☆; OP)
Yukio Kondō (MOKA☆; OP)
Theme Song Composition:
Kayo Konishi (MOKA☆; OP)
Toko Furuchi (ED)
Yukio Kondō (MOKA☆; OP)
Theme Song Lyrics:
Kayo Konishi (MOKA☆; OP)
Toko Furuchi (ED)
Yukio Kondō (MOKA☆; OP)
Theme Song Performance:
Erii Yamazaki (OP)
Haruna Usui (Kusuma San Shimai; ED)
Ibuki Kido (OP)
Minato Wakasa (Kusuma San Shimai; ED)
Yurika Kurosawa (Kusuma San Shimai; ED)
Ibuki Kido as Yume Hasegawa
Nobunaga Shimazaki as Utsutsu Hasegawa

Kōdai Sakai as Yuuhei Arita 
Kōji Yusa as as Shirō Onijima
Kyōko Narumi as Maria

Erii Yamazaki as Nuigurumi
Kenjiro Tsuda as Hotoki
Kōta Ōshita as Doctor (ep 5)
Kunihiro Maeda as Mitsui
Mamiko Noto as Sachiko Hasegawa
Mariya Ise as Utsutsu Hasegawa (Young)
Shiori Mikami as Yūhei Arita (Young)
Yurika Kurosawa as 3 Arita Sisters
Japanese companies
Animation Production: Studio DEEN
Sun TV (2014-01-09)
Tokyo MX (2014-01-09)
Finish Animation:
Danni Animation
Internet Streaming: Niconico (2014-01-10)
English staff
English companies
Internet Streaming:
Crunchyroll (expired)
English cast
French cast
French staff
Translation: Jean-Philippe Dubrulle
French companies
Internet Streaming: Dybex
German staff
German companies
Internet Streaming: Nipponart
German cast

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