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Fencer of Minerva (OAV)

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Alternative title:
El espadachín de Minerva (Spanish)
La esclava de Minerva (Spanish)
Minerva (French)
Minerva no Kenshi (Japanese)
ミネルバの剣士 (Japanese)
Genres: erotica, fantasy
Objectionable content: Intense
Plot Summary: Princess Diana runs away from an arranged marraige and straight into the arms of slave traders who capture her and she is forced to become a slave. She finds her long lost childhood friend/love there, who happens to be the sworn enemy of her families throne, and becomes his, but of course with the family wanting her back all is not ideal.
User Ratings: 101 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 6 votes (sub:5, dub:1)
 Excellent: 10 votes (sub:9, dub:1)
 Very good: 11 votes (sub:8, dub:3)
 Good: 18 votes (sub:14, dub:3, raw:1)
 Decent: 16 votes (sub:9, dub:7)
 So-so: 7 votes (sub:5, dub:2)
 Not really good: 10 votes (dub:5, sub:3, raw:1, others:1
1 German subtitled
 Weak: 10 votes (sub:7, dub:3)
 Bad: 10 votes (sub:6, dub:4)
 Awful: 1 vote (dub:1)
 Worst ever: 2 votes (sub:2)
Seen in part or in whole by 197 users, rank: #3864 (of 9613)
Median rating: Decent
Arithmetic mean: 5.802 (Decent−), std. dev.: 2.5134, rank: #7811 (of 9750)
Weighted mean: 5.802 (Decent−), rank: #7805 (of 9750) (seen all: 6.19 / seen some: 4.00 / won't finish: 1.68)
Bayesian estimate: 6.006 (Decent), rank: #6454 (of 7322)
Running time: 45 minutes per episode
Number of episodes: 5
Vintage: 1994
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DVD (Region 1)
    Fencer of Minerva - The Emergence (DVD 1) 2005-04-26 (from $189.99)
    Fencer of Minerva - The Tempest (DVD 2) 2001-08-14
    Fencer of Minerva (Dub.VHS 2) 2001-08-14 (from $49.00)
    Fencer of Minerva (Sub.VHS 2) 2001-08-14

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Osamu Sekita (eps 2-5)
Takahiro Okao (ep 1)
Sukehiro Tomita (eps 2-5)
Yūji Kishino (ep 1)
Osamu Sekita (ep 2)
Shigeru Yazaki (eps 4-5)
Episode Director:
Naoyoshi Kusaka (ep 1)
Shigeru Yazaki (eps 4-5)
Original story: Dr. POCHI
Character Design: Takashi Wada
Art Director:
Osamu Honda (eps 1, 3-5)
Yoshinori Hirose (ep 2)
Animation Director:
Masaki Kudō (ep 4)
Masashi Hirota (ep 1)
Mitsuru Fujii (ep 5)
Nobuaki Shirai (ep 2)
Takashi Wada (ep 3)
Sound Director:
Fusanobu Fujiyama (eps 3-5)
Noriyoshi Matsuura (eps 1-2)
Director of Photography:
Katsuyuki Ohtaki (ep 2)
Shinichi Sasano (ep 1)
Color Coordination:
Kumiko Oka (ep 1)
Masato Sasaki (eps 3-5)
Yuko Endo (ep 2)
In-Between Check: Kazuya Saitō (ep 1)
Production manager:
Hidenobu Watanabe (ep 2)
Mitsuo Yagi (ep 2)
Takashi Satō (eps 3-4)
Sound Effects:
Daisuke Jinbo (eps 1-2)
Junichi Sasaki (eps 3-5)
Special Effects: Gō Abe (eps 1-3)
Michiko Neya as Diana
Takehito Koyasu as Shou

Arisa Andou as Hilda
Hiroshi Naka as Randis
Hitoshi Aoi as Yajil
Hōchū Ohtsuka as Yajil (ep 3)
Isshin Chiba as Harif
Jun Mizusawa as Eva
Junichi Sugawara as Bassen
Kae Araki as Diana (young; ep 1)
Ken Narita as Reilly
Kumiko Nishihara as Shiela (ep 4)
Maya Okamoto as Patris
Miho Yoshida as Ursula (ep 4)
Mika Kanai as Kate
Nobuhiko Ida as Kyle
Shigeru Nakahara as Deunan
Yasunori Matsumoto as Kyle (ep 3)
Yūichi Nagashima as Gilman
Yumi Takada as Hannah (eps 4-5)
Yuri Kojima as Fina
Yuri Oshima as Fina
Japanese companies
Baku Production (eps 1, 3-5)
J.C. Staff (ep 2)
Film Developing: Tokyo Laboratory
Finish Animation:
Artland (ep 2)
JCS International (eps 1-2)
Studio March (ep 2)
Suzuki Animation Planning (ep 2)
In-Between Animation:
Artland (ep 2)
Hyoin Entertainment (eps 3-5)
JCS International (ep 2)
K-Production (ep 2)
Azuhata Production (ep 1)
J.C. Staff (ep 2)
Studio Boston (eps 1-2)
Production: BEAM Entertainment
Recording Studio:
Gen (eps 1-2)
Jinnan Studio (eps 3-5)
Studio Echo (eps 3-4)
Tokyo TV Center (ep 5)
Sound Effects:
Anime Sound Production (eps 3-5)
Swara Pro (eps 1-2)
Sound Production:
Gen (eps 1-2)
Jinnan Studio (eps 3-5)
English cast
English staff
Translation: Rika Yasuda
Executive producer: John O'Donnell
ADR Producer: Kip Kaplan
Dubbing Coordination: Karel Havle
Dubbing Manager: Christopher Sippel
DVD Coordination: Sho Nuff
Mixing: Winston Philip
Mark Percy as Sho
Tara Jayne as Diana

Debora Rabbai as Shierra
George Trahanis as Imil
Harry Peerce as Hellman
Jetta Black as Hanna
Kat Van Damn as Ulsra
Kay Dee as Ulsra
Kurt Riddle as Yajil
Lotus as Fina
M.I. Culpepper as King Gauss
Michael Mattison as Randis
P.M. Lewis as Patris
Rory Max Kaplan as Young Sho
Ross Browne as Harif
Scott Cargle as Kyle
Tony Allan as Teo
Tristan Goddard as
Vincent Baggs as Reilly
Vincent Bagnall as Marlon
Yotee as Gilman

English companies
Audio Post Production: Audioworks Producers Group
Broadcaster: Too Much For TV
Digital Download: Direct2Drive
Distributor: U.S. Manga Corps
DVD Menu Design: Masterdisk
DVD Premastering: Masterdisk
Licensed by: Central Park Media (Expired)
Recording Studio: Audioworks Producers Group
French staff
French companies
Distributor: Anime Erotik
French cast
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
Executive producer: Luis de Val
Albert Trifol Segarra as Shou (Spain dub)
Núria Trifol as Diana (Spain dub)

Alberto Trifol as Teo (Spain dub)
Ana Pallejà as Patrice (Spain dub; ep 3)
Miryam Guilimany as Hanna (Spain dub)

Ana Pallejà as Hilda (Spain dub) 
Angel de Gracia as
Heinrich (Spain dub)
Kyle (Spain dub; ep 3)
Berta Cortés as Shou (Young) (Spain dub)
Elisabet Bargalló as Fina (Spain dub)
Francisco Alborch as Gigil (Spain dub; ep 4)
Javier Viñas as Marlum (Spain dub)
José Luis Mediavilla as Deunan (Spain dub)
Juan Comellas as Bassen (Spain dub)
Luis Posada as Imil (Spain dub)
María Pilar Quesada as Ursula (Spain dub)
Mario Arpal as Yajil (Spain dub)
Mercedes Pastor as Eva (Spain dub; ep 1)
Miryam Guilimany as Kate (Spain dub; ep 1)
Rafael Calvo as Seneca (Spain dub)
Ramon Canals as Sali (Spain dub)
Rebeca Romer as Hilda (Spain dub)
Sílvia Gómez as Sierra (Spain dub)

Domenech Farell (Spain dub)
María Pilar Quesada (Spain dub)
Ramon Canals (Spain dub)
Toni Solanes (Spain dub)
Spanish companies
Broadcaster: Canal 18 (Spain)
Distributor: Manga Films (Spain)
German staff
German companies
E.V.A (Anime-Virtual)
Kazé Germany (now)
German cast

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