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Step Up Love Story (OAV)

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Alternative title:
Futari Ecchi (Japanese)
Futari H
Sex and love story (French)
Step Up Love Story Futari H
ふたりエッチ (Japanese)
Themes: ecchi
Objectionable content: Intense
Plot Summary: Makoto and Yura Onoda are happy newlyweds but neither of them has sexual experience before. Desperately willing to improve their sex life, they look for help from their relatives, friends and "the media." While their sexual knowledge is increasing, embarrassing moments are not uncommon for the innocent couple.
User Ratings: 505 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 20 votes (sub:19, dub:1)
 Excellent: 40 votes (sub:33, dub:4, others:3
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 Italian subtitled
1 German dubbed
 Very good: 94 votes (sub:85, dub:5, raw:1, others:3
2 Spanish subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
 Good: 145 votes (sub:130, dub:6, ?:1, others:8
6 Spanish subtitled
2 Italian subtitled
 Decent: 110 votes (sub:94, dub:11, raw:1, others:4
2 Russian subtitled
1 French subtitled
1 Spanish subtitled
 So-so: 37 votes (sub:31, dub:3, others:3
2 Russian subtitled
1 Russian dubbed
 Not really good: 27 votes (sub:24, dub:2, ?:1)
 Weak: 17 votes (sub:15, others:2
1 Polish subtitled
1 Spanish edited dub
 Bad: 11 votes (sub:10, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
 Awful: 2 votes (sub:2)
 Worst ever: 2 votes (dub:1, sub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 1091 users, rank: #1124 (of 9585)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 6.644 (Good−), std. dev.: 1.7732, rank: #5229 (of 9708)
Weighted mean: 6.571 (Good−), rank: #5377 (of 9708) (seen all: 6.65 / seen some: 6.30 / won't finish: 4.60)
Bayesian estimate: 6.595 (Good−), rank: #4942 (of 7289)
Running time: 28 minutes per episode
Number of episodes: 4
Episode titles: We have 4
Vintage: 2002-07-26
Release dates: We have 4
Ending Theme:
"Sync" by Sanae Shintani
Official website:
Links: We have 1
Trivia: We have 1
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DVD (Region 1)
    Step Up Love Story - For Better, For Worse (Sub.DVD 1) 2007-11-27 (from $45.96)
    Step Up Love Story - To Have and To Hold (Sub.DVD 2) 2008-01-29
    Step Up Love Story - Complete Collection (Sub.DVD 1-2) 2008-12-30
    Step Up Love Story - Complete Collection [AnimeWorks Classics] (Sub.DVD 1-2) 2012-09-11 (from $20.00)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Chief Director: Yūji Moriyama (eps 3-4)
Hiroshi Ishiodori (eps 3-4)
Yūji Moriyama (eps 1-2)
Storyboard: Yūji Moriyama (eps 1-4)
Episode Director:
Eigo Zuigyou (ep 1)
Hiroshi Ishiodori (eps 3-4)
Kiyoshi Murayama (ep 2)
Music: Y-Project
Original Manga: Aki Katsu
Character Design: Yasuyuki Noda
Art Director: Yōichi Nangō
Animation Director: Yasuyuki Noda (eps 1-4)
Sound Director: Jun Watanabe
Director of Photography: Koji Yamakoshi
Producer: Naruhito Yamazaki

Background Art: Yōichi Nangō
Color design: Kazuko Nabeshima
Design: Yasuyuki Noda
Editing: Toshihiko Kojima
Recording Adjustment: Hiroyuki Shibue
Sound Effects: Masaru Urahata (Rakuonsha)
Sound Producer: Takeshi Nishina
Special Effects: Rumiko Nagai
Tomoko Kawakami as Yura Onoda
Yūji Ueda as Makoto Onoda

Naoko Takano as Rika Kawada
Yuu Asakawa as Miyuki Kikuchi

Ai Uchikawa as Kaoru (ep 3)
Fujiko Takimoto as Hiromi Takai
Kan Tanaka as Floor Manager (ep 4)
Kappei Yamaguchi as Taku Yamada (ep 4)
Kenichi Suzumura as Manabu Okahama
Kumiko Yokote as Jun Onoda
Madoka Yonezawa as Waitress B (ep 4)
Miho Yamada as Mika Yabuki (ep 3)
Miki Yoshino as AV Actress (ep 1)
Reiko Takagi as Satoko Maisaka
Shinji Kawada as
Rika's boyfriend
Yosaku Inagaki
Susumu Chiba as Gorō (ep 3)
Takuma Suzuki as AV Scout (ep 1)
Tomohisa Asō as Takeshi Yabuki (ep 3)
Tomoyuki Shimura as
Chief Secretary (ep 2)
Store Manager (ep 4)
Wataru Hatano as Man A (ep 4)
Yukie Maeda as Dresser (ep 1)
Yumi Takada as Makie Sugiyama
Yumi Touma as Kyōko Ōmiya
Yuu Sugimoto as Ikuyo Tonegawa

Kaori Oota (ep 3)
Yuko Tagawa (ep 3)
Japanese companies
Animation Production: Chaos Project
Digital Paint:
JEM (ep 2)
Kyung Kang ANIA (ep 1)
Studio Kuma (eps 1-4)
DVD Distribution: Geneon Entertainment, Inc.
In-Between Animation:
Chaos Project (eps 2-4)
Kyung Kang ANIA (ep 1)
Studio Angle (eps 1-2)
Studio Kuma (eps 1-4)
Studio Mu (eps 1, 3)
Studio Takuranke (ep 2)
Music Cooperation: Konami Music Entertainment
Photography: T. Nishimura
Production: Hakusensha
Recording Studio: AMG Studio
Sound Production: HALF H·P STUDIO
English staff
English companies
Translation: Takeshi Kino
Broadcaster: Too Much For TV
Distributor: AnimeWorks
Licensed by: Media Blasters
English cast
French staff
French cast
Translation: Yukio Reuter (eps 1-2)
French companies
ADR Production: Les studios de Saint Maur
Broadcaster: Paris Première
Distributor: KAZÉ
German cast
German staff
ADR Director: Detlef Klein
Script: Detlef Klein
Konrad Bösherz as Makoto
Maria Koschny as Yura

Marie Schramm as Rika
Marie-Luise Schramm as Rika Kawada
Sonja Scherff as Miyuki

David Turba as Takeshi Yabuki (ep 3)
Detlef Klein as
Chief Secretary (ep 2)
Store Manager (ep 4)
Dirk Petrick as
Gorou (ep 3)
Taku Yamada (ep 4)
Johannes Albrecht as
Manabu Okahama (eps 1-2)
Rika's Boyfriend (ep 1)
Julia Meynen as Hiromi
Karlo Hackenberger as Scout (ep 1)
Magdalena Turba as Mika Yabuki (ep 3)
Natascha Petz as Ikuyo Tonegawa (ep 1)
Oliver Neuss as Yosaku Inagaki (eps 1-2)
Raul Richter as Floor Manager (ep 4)
Sonja Scherff as Kaoru (ep 3)
Tanja Schmitz as Kyoko Omiya
Tina Haseney as
Jun Onoda (ep 2)
Makie Sugiyama
Ulrike Hübschmann as
AV Actress (ep 1)
Dresser (ep 1)
German companies
Kazé Germany (now)
Dutch staff
Dutch cast
Translation: Niels Viveen

Script Check: Kaj Schulten
Dutch companies
Distributor: Kaze Animation S.A.

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