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Shinesman (OAV)

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Alternative title:
The Special Duty Combat Unit Shinesman
Tokumu Sentai Shinesman (Japanese)
特務戦隊シャインズマン (Japanese)
Themes: parody, power suits
Objectionable content: None
Plot Summary: In what is essentially a Seiyū (or voice actor) parody take on "Super Sentai" / Power Ranger style shows, five heroes clad in red, gray, moss green, sepia and salmon pink must defend the world from – GASP – invading aliens.
User Ratings: 236 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 11 votes (dub:10, sub:1)
 Excellent: 34 votes (dub:23, sub:11)
 Very good: 66 votes (dub:43, sub:21, ?:2)
 Good: 65 votes (dub:36, sub:27, Eng:1, ?:1)
 Decent: 33 votes (dub:20, sub:12, ?:1)
 So-so: 10 votes (dub:6, sub:4)
 Not really good: 6 votes (dub:3, sub:3)
 Weak: 4 votes (sub:3, dub:1)
 Bad: 5 votes (dub:3, sub:2)
 Awful: 2 votes (dub:2)
 Worst ever: -
Seen in part or in whole by 441 users, rank: #2303 (of 9406)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 7.182 (Good+), std. dev.: 1.6989, rank: #2917 (of 9514)
Weighted mean: 7.161 (Good), rank: #2828 (of 9514) (seen all: 7.20 / seen some: 6.71 / won't finish: 2.00)
Bayesian estimate: 7.179 (Good+), rank: #2567 (of 7150)
Running time: 28 minutes per episode
Number of episodes: 2
1996-02-21 to 1996-03-21
1998 (US)
Release dates: We have 3
Opening Theme:
"Shine/Shinesman - You are the Hero" by Hironobu Kageyama
Ending Theme:
"Wings of the Heart" by CALL
Links: We have 1
Shinesman VHS (Jan 1, 1970)
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DVD (Region 1)
    Shinesman Special Duty Combat Unit (DVD) 2000-10-31 (from $37.35)
    Shinesman (Dub.VHS) 2000-03-07
    Shinesman (Sub.VHS) 2000-03-07

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Shinya Sadamitsu
Script: Hideki Sonoda
Storyboard: Shinya Sadamitsu
Music: Yoshihiro Ike
Original story: Kaim Tachibana
Character Design: Akiharu Ishii
Art Director: Hiroshi Katō
Animation Director: Akiharu Ishii
Mecha design: Akihoro Tobe
Sound Director: Noriyoshi Matsuura
Director of Photography: Hisao Shirai
Color Coordination: Keiko Kai
Color Inspection: Yayoi Yamashita
Masahiro Sata (OP)
Takahiro Kishida (OP)
Music producer: Minami Kishimoto
Production Assistant: Yūji Suzuki
Production Coordination: Hisaaki Sakabe
Production Organizer: Shoichi Matsui
Recording: Mitsuyoshi Maruyama
Sound Effects: Daisuki Jinbo
Special Effects: Masahiro Murakami
Theme Song Performance: Hironobu Kageyama
Daiki Nakamura as Shi Nakamura
Hekiru Shiina as Princess Hekiru Shiina
Hiroko Kasahara as Hitomi Kasahara
Kenichi Ono as Shotaro Ono/Shinesman Sepia
Kōichi Yamadera as Shogo Yamadera/Shinesman Grey
Noriko Hidaka as Riko Hidaka/Shinesman Salmon Pink
Nozomu Sasaki as Sugura Sasaki
Rica Matsumoto as Youta Matsumoto
Sho Hayami as Ryoichi Hayami/Shinesman Moss Green
Toshihiko Seki as Shujin Seki
Yasunori Matsumoto as Kosuke Matsumoto/Shinesman Red
Yoshiko Sakakibara as Kyoko Sakakibara
Japanese companies
Animation Inspection: Production I.G
Backgrounds: Bihou, Inc.
Co-Production: Production I.G
Photography: Studio Cosmos
Production: Animate
English cast
English staff
Translation: Tokyo Rose
Executive producer: John Sirabella

Audio Engineer: Nick Stuteville
Communications: Billie Houle
Dialogue Mixer: Ron Abfalter
Duplications: B.J. Toney
FX Designer: Skip Bowerman
Graphic Design: Merideth Mulroney
Music & Effects Editor: Kevin Turner
Packaging Design: Joatmon Matamoros (VHS release)
Production Coordination: Edwin de la Cruz (VHS release)
Production manager:
Sam Liebowitz (VHS release)
Scott Simpson
Production Supervision: Sean Molyneaux
Script Supervision: Jack Green
Voice Direction: Scott Houle
Amy Church as Lady 1
Caylan McKay as Kid
Connie Nelson as Lady 2
David Wade as Ryoichi Hayami/Shinesman Moss Green
Denise Riker as Announcer
Donald Martin as Man 2
Ed Cord as Tsukasa Nakamura
Gray Hawks as Suguru Sasaki
Izzy Burger as MC
Juliet Cesario as Hitomi Kasahara
Justin Smith as Shotaro Ono/Shinesman Sepia
Kristen Graf as Secretary
Larry Brimm as Janitor 2
Mark Matney as Greatman Red
Michael Granberry as Akihito Seki
Nick Prange as Yota Matsumoto
Pamela Weidner as Princess Shina
Rick Forrester as Shogo Yamadera/Shinesman Gray
Ryan Speed as Kid 3
Sam Getz as Hero
Scott Simpson as Hiroya Matsumoto/Shinesman Red
Sean P. O'Connell as Janitor 1
Tamara Burnham Mercer as
Riko Hidaka/Shinesman Salmon Pink
Riko Hideka/Shinesman Salmon Pink 
Teresa Blake as Woman
Traci Dinwiddie as Yoshiko Sakakibara
Travis Sullivan as Kid 2
Will Hayes as Man 1

English companies
Broadcaster: Encore Action
Distributor: AnimeWorks
Editing Studio: RG Video
Licensed by: Media Blasters
Recording Studio: Coastal Carolina Sound Studios

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