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DRAMAtical Murder (TV)

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Alternative title:
ドラマティカルマーダー (Japanese)
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary: Aoba lives on Midorijima, a small island to the southwest of the main islands of Japan. He lives with his grandmother Tae while working part time at a junk shop. The popular pastimes on the island are the ongoing turf war called "Libstease" and an online game set in the virtual world of "Rhyme." Aoba isn't involved in either, preferring to live peacefully, until one day he is forced into a Rhyme battle.
User Ratings: 129 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 4 votes (sub:2, dub:1, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
 Excellent: 4 votes (sub:3, dub:1)
 Very good: 12 votes (sub:12)
 Good: 17 votes (sub:17)
 Decent: 24 votes (sub:21, dub:2, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
 So-so: 25 votes (sub:22, dub:2, others:1
1 Portuguese subtitled
 Not really good: 17 votes (sub:16, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
 Weak: 16 votes (sub:16)
 Bad: 5 votes (sub:4, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
 Awful: 5 votes (sub:5)
 Worst ever: -
Seen in part or in whole by 358 users, rank: #2668 (of 9515)
Median rating: So-so
Arithmetic mean: 5.357 (So-so+), std. dev.: 2.0716, rank: #8481 (of 9638)
Weighted mean: 5.174 (So-so+), rank: #8720 (of 9638) (seen all: 5.35 / seen some: 7.58 / won't finish: 3.35)
Bayesian estimate: 5.400 (So-so+), rank: #6991 (of 7236)
Number of episodes: 12
Episode titles: We have 13
Vintage: 2014-07-06
Opening Theme:
"Slip on the Pumps" by GOATBED
Ending Theme:
"Bowie Knife" by GOATBED
"BY MY SIDE" by Kanako Itou (ep 7)
"Felt" by Seiji Kimura (ep 8)
"Lullaby Blue" by Kanako Itou (ep 9)
"Soul Grace" by VERTUEUX (ep 10)
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Blu-ray (Region A)
    DRAMAtical Murder - Complete Collection (Blu-ray) 2015-11-24 (from $41.73)
DVD (Region 1)
    DRAMAtical Murder - Complete Collection (DVD) 2015-11-24 (from $39.57)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Kazuya Miura
Series Composition:
Kabura Fuchii
Touko Machida
Satoko Sekine (eps 3-9 odd)
Touko Machida (8 episodes
eps 1-2, 4-10 even, 11-12

Hiroshi Tamada (ep 4)
Kazuya Miura (6 episodes
eps 1-3, 5-6, 12

Mitsuru Sōma (ep 7)
Shinichi Omata (ep 11)
Susumu Nishizawa (eps 9-10, 12)
Toshihiko Masuda (ep 8)
Episode Director:
Fumihiro Ueno (eps 5, 9)
Fumio Itō (eps 2, 8)
Fumio Maezono (ep 6)
Kazuya Miura (eps 1, 12)
Kumiko Habara (ep 4)
Noriyoshi Sasaki (ep 7)
Ryūzō Anaba (ep 11)
Shunji Yoshida (ep 10)
Takayuki Kuriyama (ep 12)
Tetsuro Suzuki (ep 3)
Music: Yuki Hayashi
Original Character Design: honyalala
Character Design:
Yoshinori Iwanaga (sub)
Yukiko Ban
Art Director: Kōki Nagayoshi
Chief Animation Director:
Masayori Komine (eps 2-12 even)
Yukiko Ban (7 episodes
eps 1-11 odd, 12

Animation Director:
Haruna Gōzu (ep 1)
Kazuo Takigawa (eps 2, 10)
Kazuya Saitō (ep 11)
Kenji Hattori (5 episodes
eps 2, 5, 8-9, 12

Masayori Komine (ep 1)
Toshimitsu Takechi (eps 2, 8, 10)
Tsukasa Sakurai (ep 1)
Yōichi Ōnishi (ep 1)
Yuko Iwaoka (5 episodes
eps 1, 3-4, 7, 11

3D Director: Masashi Suzuki
Director of Photography: Toshikazu Kuno
3DCG Producer: Eiji Inomoto
Color design: Natsuko Otsuka
Editing: Ayumu Takahashi
Key Animation: Miyako Yatsu (ep 1)
Photography Supervision: Yoshihisa Oyama
Prop Design: Kenichi Morioka
Theme Song Performance:
Kanako Itou (ED; eps 7, 9)
Seiji Kimura
VERTUEUX (ED; ep 10)
Hiroki Takahashi as Koujaku
Satoshi Hino as Noiz

Junji Majima as Virus
Kenji Takahashi as Mizuki
Kun Fuzuki as Tae
Tadahisa Saizen as Toue

Akira Sasanuma as Ryuuhou
Asako Dodo as Noiz's mother (ep 8)
Aya Kuyama as Clara
Ayano Yamamoto as
Announcer (ep 9)
Female announcer (ep 7)
Chinatsu Akasaki as Announcer (ep 4)
Daiki Hamano as Brat B (ep 1)
Daisuke Kishio as Takahashi
Eiichirō Tokumoto as Haga-san
Eiji Miyashita as Koujaku (young)
Eiji Takemoto as Noiz's father (ep 8)
Emi Motoi as
Koujaku's mother (ep 7)
Hiroko Miyamoto as
Aoba (young)
Mock-rabbit (eps 2, 5)
Hiroshi Okamoto as alpha-1 (eps 9-10)
Hiroyuki Endō as
Guard (ep 10)
Guard B (ep 11)
Guard C (ep 12)
Morphine C (ep 9)
Hitoshi Bifu as Bird
Inchiki Echigoya as
Hagima (ep 4)
Junji Majima as ??? (Virus; ep 12)
Junji Tachibana as Scratch member A (ep 5)
Kaito Ishikawa as alpha-2 (ep 9)
Kaya Okuno as Female B (ep 5)
Keisuke Goto as
Kou (ep 4)
Kenji Kitamura as Scratch member B (ep 5)
Kenji Takahashi as Panda (ep 7)
Mayu Yoshioka as Female announcer (ep 12)
Michael Rivas as
Narrator (ep 12)
System voice
Minami Tanaka as
Girl A (ep 1)
Villager (ep 10)
Nanami Yamashita as Female A (ep 5)
Saki Umesato as Kio
Satoshi Hino as Rabbit-head
Shō Karino as
Guard (ep 10)
Guard B (ep 12)
Morphine A (ep 9)
Scratch member (ep 11)
Tadanori Date as Brat A (ep 1)
Takefumi Yumihara as Morphine B (ep 8)
Tatsuya Kobashi as Morphine A (ep 8)
Tsuguo Mogami as Uzuki
Yasunori Masutani as Akushima
Yu Kitada as
Guard (ep 10)
Guard A (eps 11-12)
Morphine B (ep 9)
Yūichi Iguchi as
Redhead (ep 1)
Yumeha Kōda as Girl B (ep 1)
Japanese companies
Betop Japan (Cooperation)
Animation Production: NAZ
Backgrounds: H・E・D WORKS
Aichi Television Broadcasting (2014-07-07)
AT-X (2014-07-12)
TV Osaka (2014-07-11)
TV Tokyo (2014-07-06)
Ending Animation: 10GAUGE (eps 7-10)
Key Animation:
A.C.G.T (eps 3-4)
Hanil Animation (ep 5)
SEA Company (eps 3, 5)
Studio Wanpack (ep 4)
Sung San Production (ep 4)
Music Production: DIVE II Entertainment
Original Creator: Nitro+CHiRAL
Photography: Assez Finaud Fabric.
Publicity Cooperation: 10GAUGE
Sound Production: Dax Production
English staff
English cast
ADR Director: Christopher Ayres
Translation: Michelle Tymon (Crunchyroll)
ADR Script: George Manley
Executive producer:
Eiichi Takahashi
John Ledford
Producer: John Ledford

Additional Translation: Kaoru Bertrand
Disc Authoring: Joel McCray
Menu Design: Andrea Rodriguez
Mixing: Bryan Leach
Packaging Design: Andrea Rodriguez
Production Coordination: Janice Williams
Production manager: Luke Patterson
Subtitling: Janice Williams
Technical Assistant: Michael Olesch
Andrew Love as Mink
Corey Hartzog as Noiz
David Matranga as Kojaku
David Wald as Ren
Gabriel Regojo as Aoba
Greg Ayres as Clear

Adam Gibbs as Mizuki
Blake Shepard as Trip
Doug Hammond as Virus
John Gremillion as Toue
Marcy Bannor as Tae

Allison Sumrall as Yoshie (eps 1, 3)
Cayla Coats as
Aoba (Young; eps 3, 7)
Nao (eps 1, 12)
Chris Patton as Ryuho (eps 2, 6, 10)
Christopher Ayres as Cleaning Robot (Bonjin-kun; eps 1-3, 12)
Clint Bickham as
Sei (eps 3, 6, 10-12)
Usui (eps 1, 12)
Greg Ayres as
Alpha A (eps 9-10)
Alpha B (ep 9)
Jane Cash as Mio (eps 1, 12)
Kalin Coates as Kio (eps 1, 12)
Kyle Jones as
Beni (eps 1-2, 5, 9)
Panda (ep 7)
Mark X Laskowski as Akushima
Rutherford Cravens as Haga (eps 1-3, 12)
Scotty Fults as Takahashi
Stephen E. Moellering as Tori (Huracan; eps 5, 12)
Tiffany Grant as Pseudo Rabbit (Midori; eps 1-3, 5)

English companies
Distributor: Section23 Films (North America)
Internet Streaming:
AnimeLab (Australia and New Zealand)
FUNimation Entertainment (UK & Ireland via Manga Entertainment)
HIDIVE (Subtitled & Dubbed)
The Anime Network
Licensed by:
Madman Entertainment (Australia and New Zealand)
Sentai Filmworks (North America)
Production: Sentai Studios
German staff
German cast
Translation: Carina Dallmeier
German companies
Distributor: Anime House

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