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Steel Angel Kurumi Zero (OAV)

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Alternative title:
Koutetsu Tenshi Kurumi Zero (Japanese)
鋼鉄天使くるみ零 (Japanese)
Objectionable content: Intense
Plot Summary: Sometime in the distant future, Kurumi, Saki and Karinka share an apartment with another girl named Excelia. One day, after school, Kurumi tells everyone that she is in love with a man she met named Michihito Kagura, but she doesn't know when she will see him again.
User Ratings: 192 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 6 votes (sub:2, dub:2, raw:2)
 Excellent: 11 votes (sub:9, dub:1, raw:1)
 Very good: 23 votes (sub:19, dub:3, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
 Good: 39 votes (sub:30, dub:7, others:2
1 Spanish subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
 Decent: 38 votes (sub:32, dub:6)
 So-so: 36 votes (sub:32, dub:3, others:1
1 French subtitled
 Not really good: 12 votes (sub:12)
 Weak: 12 votes (sub:9, dub:3)
 Bad: 7 votes (sub:7)
 Awful: 5 votes (sub:5)
 Worst ever: 3 votes (sub:2, dub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 455 users, rank: #2266 (of 9513)
Median rating: Decent
Arithmetic mean: 5.870 (Decent), std. dev.: 2.1161, rank: #7576 (of 9638)
Weighted mean: 5.750 (Decent−), rank: #7825 (of 9638) (seen all: 5.81 / seen some: 5.03 / won't finish: 3.67)
Bayesian estimate: 5.867 (Decent), rank: #6588 (of 7236)
Running time: 15 minutes per episode
Number of episodes: 3
Episode titles: We have 3
Vintage: 2001-04-18
Release dates: We have 4
Ending Theme:
"Hajimari no Kiseki" (はじまりの奇跡; Miracle's Start) by Angels
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Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Naohito Takahashi
Series Composition: Yōsuke Kuroda
Script: Yōsuke Kuroda (eps 1-3)
Screenplay: Naruhisa Arakawa
Original Manga: Kaishaku
Character Design: Yuriko Chiba
Art Director: Kenji Kato
Chief Animation Director: Yuriko Chiba
Cgi Director: Takaya Mizutani
Director of Photography:
Takaya Mizutani
Takuya Mizutani
Producer: Kenji Kume

Animation producer: Shukichi Kanda
Color Coordination: Tatsue Ōzeki
Digital Manager: Kenji Otake
Digital Paint:
Akiko Shimizu (T2 Studio)
Aya Kawasaki (OLM Digital)
Hiromi Nakagawa (OLM Digital)
Hiroshi Iijima (T2 Studio)
Hitomi Suzuki (OLM Digital)
Kumi Nanjo (T2 Studio)
Mami Shimizu (OLM Digital)
Mayumi Tsukada (OLM Digital)
Miyuki Hirama (OLM Digital)
Yuki Yokoyama (T2 Studio)
Editing: Shigeyuki Yamamori (Jay Film)
Key Animation:
Daisuke Agata (Angle; ep 3)
Hiroyuki Ogura (Nakamura Production; eps 2-3)
Hitomi Takechi (Nakamura Production; eps 2-3)
Kana Ishida (ep 2)
Kenji Akiba (ep 1)
Masafumi Tamura (Nakamura Production; eps 2-3)
Masahito Sawada (eps 1-2)
Takashi Muratani (Nakamura Production; eps 2-3)
Teruhiko Yamazaki (ep 2)
Yasukazu Shōji (eps 1, 3)
Music producer: Takeshi Nishina
Planning: Kenji Kume
Production manager: Nobuyuki Wasaki
Recording: Kenji Hoshino
Recording Adjustment: Nobuhira Hirano
Sound Effects: Junichi Sasaki (Animation Sound Production)
Sound Production Manager: Hiroki Urakari
Special Effects: Noriyuki Ohta
Theme Song Lyrics: Naruhisa Arakawa
Atsuko Enomoto as Kurumi
Masayo Kurata as Karinka
Omi Minami as Excelia
Rie Tanaka as Saki

Yūko Katō as Weather sister
Japanese companies
Backgrounds: Studio Pinewood
Digital Paint:
OLM Digital
T2 Studio
Distributor: Pony Canyon
Editing: Jay Film
In-Between Animation: Nakamura Production
Key Animation:
Nakamura Production (eps 2-3)
Studio Angle (ep 3)
Music Production: Pony Canyon
English staff
English companies
Translation: Ralph Yamada

Subtitle Timing: Bryan Ingram
Internet Streaming:
Crunchyroll (expired)
Subtitles: MX Media LLC
Translation: MX Media LLC
English cast

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