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Black Magic M-66 (OAV)

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©1987 Bandai Visual/Movic/Shirow Masamune/Seishinsha.

Themes: androids, mecha
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary: Freelance video journalist Sybil bites off more than she can chew when she tangles with a top secret military combat robot programmed to kill the grand-daughter of its creator.
User Ratings: 433 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 10 votes (sub:8, dub:2)
 Excellent: 27 votes (sub:18, dub:9)
 Very good: 61 votes (sub:32, dub:27, raw:1, others:1
1 Portuguese subtitled
 Good: 132 votes (sub:69, dub:59, ?:1, raw:1, others:2
1 Russian subtitled
1 Spanish subtitled
 Decent: 103 votes (sub:52, dub:46, ?:3, others:2
2 Spanish subtitled
 So-so: 54 votes (dub:31, sub:23)
 Not really good: 22 votes (dub:14, sub:8)
 Weak: 15 votes (sub:8, dub:6, raw:1)
 Bad: 2 votes (sub:1, dub:1)
 Awful: 6 votes (dub:4, sub:2)
 Worst ever: 1 vote (dub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 850 users, rank: #1412 (of 9531)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 6.434 (Decent+), std. dev.: 1.6594, rank: #5928 (of 9642)
Weighted mean: 6.397 (Decent+), rank: #5946 (of 9642) (seen all: 6.41 / seen some: 4.87)
Bayesian estimate: 6.431 (Decent+), rank: #5399 (of 7239)
Running time: 48 minutes
Vintage: 1987-06-28
Release dates: We have 2
Ending Theme:
"Finally" by Yuki Kitahara
Links: We have 1
Trivia: We have 3
Black Magic M-66 Sub.DVD (Jul 22, 2013)
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DVD (Region 1)
    Black Magic M-66 (DVD) 2001-10-30
    Black Magic M-66 [CA] (DVD) 2001-10-30
    Black Magic M-66 (Sub.DVD) 2013-07-09
    Black Magic M-66 (Dub.VHS) 1995-03-21 (from $96.00)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Series Composition: Hiroyuki Kitakubo
Screenplay: Masamune Shirow
Storyboard: Masamune Shirow
Original Manga: Masamune Shirow
Character Design: Hiroyuki Kitakubo
Art Director: Osamu Honda (BAKU PRO)
Animation Director: Hiroyuki Okiura
Sound Director: Yasunori Honda (Arts Production)
Director of Photography: Nobuo Koyama (Lucky More)
Makoto Asanuma ( Bandai Visual)
Nagateru Kato (MOVIC)
Shuji Uchiyama
Toru Miura (AIC)

Camera: Akitarō Daichi
Color Check: Yurie Ōtsuki
Color Coordination: Yukie Ishida
Editing: Eiko Nishide
In-Between Check: Tomonori Yokota
Mechanical animation Director: Tōru Yoshida
Production Design: Hiroyuki Kitakubo
Production Desk: Takanori Yaegaki
Screenplay Composition: Hiroyuki Kitakubo
Theme Song Arrangement: Masamichi Amano
Chisa Yokoyama as Feris

Ichirō Nagai as Dr. Matthew
Kyōko Tongū as Nakamura
Shinji Ogawa as Major Arthur
Yū Mizushima as Richard Leakey

Kazuyuki Sogabe as Rico
Kōzō Shioya as Paco
Mahito Tsujimura as Dr. Slade
Norio Wakamoto as Roger
Japanese companies
Animation Production:
Backgrounds: Baku Production
Key Animation:
Anime R
Atelier Giga
Studio Min (uncredited)
Photography: Lucky More
Production: Bandai Visual
Publishing: Seishinsha
Recording Studio: Seion Studio
Released by: Toshiba EMI
Sound Production: Arts Production
Titles: Maki Production
English cast
English staff
Director: Quint Lancaster
Executive producer:
Ken Iyadomi
Matt Greenfield (Maiden Japan)
Toru Iwakami (Maiden Japan)
Casting: Jenny Haniver
Digital Tracking & Final Mix: Joe Romersa
DVD Authoring: Neal Barnes (Maiden Japan)
Media Coordinator: Janice Williams (Maiden Japan)
Packaging Design: Larry Koteff (Maiden Japan)
Production Assistant:
E.W. Rector, III (Maiden Japan)
Jessica Williams (Maiden Japan)
Kayla King (Maiden Japan)
Production manager: Joey Goubeaud (Maiden Japan)
Subtitle Formatting: Dwayne Jones (Maiden Japan)
Technical Assistant: Michael Olesch (Maiden Japan)
Lia Sargent as Sybel
Melissa Charles as Ferris

Mimi Woods as Nakamura

Anthony Mozdy as
Crash Site Supervisor
Arnie Hanks as Crash Site Officer 4
Beau Billingslea as Crash Site Sub-Commander
Doug Stone as Major
Dougary Grant as
Crash Site Officer 2
Ferris' Friend 1
Sign Soldier
Gary Dubin as Richard Leakey
Gloria Gines as Woman Giving Directions
Jackson Daniels as
Joe Romersa as Recovery
Julie Kliewer as Plane Owner
Leonardo Araujo as Paco
Michael Sorich as
Building Soldier 2
Mourning Soldier 2
Radio Operator
Simon Isaacson as Professor Slade
Sonny Byrkett as Sign Soldier's Superior
Spanky Roberts as
Mourning Soldier 1
Stanley Gurd Jr. as
Crash Site Officer 6
Ferris' Friend 2
Gabbing Laborer
Gas Mask Soldier
Hiker 1
Steven Jay Blum as
Professor Matthews
Stevie Beeline as
Building Soldier 1
Crash Site Officer 5
Soldier Insulted by Ferris
Tom Charles as
Ferris' Friend
Tyrone Weeks as Crash Site Officer 3

English companies
Broadcaster: Encore Action
Manga Entertainment (Expired)
Section23 Films (2013)
Sony Music Entertainment (Canada)
DVD Production: Seraphim Digital (Maiden Japan)
Internet Streaming: The Anime Network
Licensed by:
Maiden Japan
Manga Entertainment (Expired)
Recording Facility: Magnitude 8 Post
Recording Studio: Animaze
Released by: U.S. Renditions
Dutch staff
Dutch companies
Distributor: Sell Thru Video (Kiseki Films VHS & VCD)
Licensed by: Kiseki Films (expired)
Dutch cast

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