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Ariel Deluxe (OAV)

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Alternative title:
Deluxe Ariel
デラックス エリアル 接触篇 ザ・ビギニング (Japanese)
DELUXE ARIEL(エリアル) (Japanese)
Themes: mecha
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary: Those incompetent aliens are still plotting to conquer the Earth. The only obstacle in their path the giant, female robot ARIEL. When Kazumi recieves a mysterious love letter from a secret admirer, she then wonders if she should cancel her first date just so she can save Earth.
User Ratings: 36 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 2 votes (sub:2)
 Excellent: 2 votes (sub:2)
 Very good: 3 votes (sub:3)
 Good: 7 votes (sub:7)
 Decent: 8 votes (sub:8)
 So-so: 5 votes (sub:5)
 Not really good: 5 votes (sub:5)
 Weak: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Bad: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Awful: -
 Worst ever: 2 votes (sub:2)
Seen in part or in whole by 65 users, rank: #6014 (of 9585)
Median rating: Decent
Arithmetic mean: 5.806 (Decent−), std. dev.: 2.2952, rank: #7751 (of 9708)
Weighted mean: 5.702 (Decent−), rank: #7963 (of 9708) (seen all: 5.76 / seen some: 4.00)
Bayesian estimate: 6.199 (Decent+), rank: #6037 (of 7288)
Running time: 45 minutes per episode
Number of episodes: 2
Episode titles: We have 2
Vintage: 1991-01-21 to 1991-04-21
Ending Theme:
#1: "Abunai Doyōbi" (危い土曜日; Perilous Saturday) by Michie Tomizawa, Yuko Mizutani, and Megumi Hayashibara (ep 1)
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DVD (Region 1)
    Ariel (Sub.DVD) 2003-02-11

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Junichi Watanabe
Screenplay: Yuichi Sasamoto
Music: Kōhei Tanaka
Original creator: Yuichi Sasamoto
Original Character Design: Masahisa Suzuki
Character Design: Osamu Tsuruyama
Art Director:
Chisato Sunagawa (ep 1)
Hiroaki Satō (ep 2)
Animation Director: Osamu Tsuruyama
Sound Director: Noriyoshi Matsuura
Director of Photography: Takashi Azuhata
Key Animation:
Satoshi Shigeta (eps 1-2)
Takeshi Honda (ep 1)
Music producer: Masato Suga
Production producer:
Katsumi Shimasaki
Michihisa Abe
Publicity Producer: Hideki Ōyanagi (eps 1-2)
Sound Effects: Daisuke Jinbo
Special Effects: Gō Abe (eps 1-2)
Megumi Hayashibara as Kazumi Kishida
Michie Tomizawa as Mia Kawai
Yūko Mizutani as Aya Kishida

Eken Mine as Prof. Amamoto
Fumi Hirano as Simonne
Jūrōta Kosugi as Krest Saber Hargen
Kaneto Shiozawa as Hauser
Kōichi Yamadera as Demonova
Miki Itō as Eimi Katsuki
Osamu Saka as Dr. Kishida
Tomoko Maruo as Yuki Nishijima

Ikuya Sawaki as Narrator
Japanese companies
Backgrounds: Ital Studio (ep 2)
Editing: Jay Film
Film Developing: Tokyo Laboratory
Finish Animation Cooperation: JCS International
In-Between Cooperation: JCS International
Music Production: Pony Canyon
Production Cooperation: J.C. Staff
Recording Studio: Seion Studio
Sound Production: Gen
Titles: Maki Production
English staff
English cast
Translation: Pamela Parks
Executive producer: John O'Donnell
Rewrite: Jay Parks
English companies
Distributor: U.S. Manga Corps
Licensed by: Central Park Media
Subtitles: Studio Nemo

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