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Dirty Pair (OAV)

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Alternative title:
Original Dirty Pair
ダーティペア (Japanese)
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary: Set in the future Kei and Yuri are Trouble Consultants for the 3WA; codenamed "Lovely Angels", but they are known throughout the galaxy as the Dirty Pair. They always solve their case, but not without causing collateral damage and mayhem.
User Ratings: 255 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 16 votes (sub:10, dub:5, ?:1)
 Excellent: 22 votes (sub:15, dub:5, raw:1, ?:1)
 Very good: 53 votes (sub:37, dub:15, raw:1)
 Good: 77 votes (sub:38, dub:36, raw:1, others:2
1 Spanish dubbed
1 Portuguese subtitled
 Decent: 63 votes (sub:38, dub:23, raw:1, others:1
1 Spanish dubbed
 So-so: 14 votes (sub:10, dub:4)
 Not really good: 6 votes (sub:5, dub:1)
 Weak: 3 votes (dub:1, raw:1, sub:1)
 Bad: -
 Awful: 1 vote (?:1)
 Worst ever: -
Seen in part or in whole by 666 users, rank: #1689 (of 8831)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 7.071 (Good), std. dev.: 1.4562, rank: #3074 (of 8951)
Weighted mean: 7.021 (Good), rank: #3109 (of 8951) (seen all: 7.07 / seen some: 6.69 / won't finish: 6.06)
Bayesian estimate: 7.044 (Good), rank: #2858 (of 6739)
Running time: 25 minutes per episode
Number of episodes: 10
Episode titles: We have 10
Vintage: 1987-12-21 to 1988-04-21
Release dates: We have 1
Opening Theme:
"By Yourself" by Keiko Mai / Tsuneiku Waizumi
#1: "By Yourself" by Miho Morikawa
Ending Theme:
"Summer Time From Autumn" by Keiko Mai / Akiya Nakazaki
#1: "Aki Kara no Summertime" by Yuuko Nitou
Trivia: We have 1
This series was made to bulk out the original Dirty Pair TV series to thirty-six episodes for Italian television broadcast.
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DVD (Region 1)
    Dirty Pair - OVA Collection [Thinpak] (DVD) 2005-12-27 (from $20.46)
    Dirty Pair OVA Series (DVD) 2012-01-03 (from $49.99)
    Original Dirty Pair - Girls With Guns (DVD 1) 2001-07-17 (from $8.00)
    Original Dirty Pair - Damsels of Destruction (DVD 2) 2001-10-23 (from $16.28)
    Dirty Pair OAV 1 (Dub.VHS 1) 1998-11-11 (from $19.99)
    Dirty Pair OAV 1 (Sub.VHS 1) 1998-11-11 (from $10.00)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Katsuyoshi Yatabe
Hideki Sonoda (eps 4, 7)
Hiroshi Ohnogi (ep 3)
Hiroyuki Hoshiyama (eps 1, 5, 10)
Yasushi Hirano (eps 6, 9)
Yuichi Sasamoto (ep 2)
Yumiko Tsukamoto (ep 8)
Fukunaga Nishi (eps 5, 7, 10)
Katsuyoshi Yatabe (eps 6, 9)
Shinji Takamatsu (eps 2-3)
Shinya Sadamitsu (ep 8)
Tetsuro Amino (ep 4)
Tsukasa Dokite (ep 1)
Episode Director:
Katsuyoshi Yatabe (ep 6)
Mihiro Yamaguchi (ep 4)
Osamu Sekita (eps 5, 8, 10)
Shinichiro Watanabe (eps 3, 7, 9)
Shinji Takamatsu (ep 2)
Original creator: Haruka Takachiho
Character Design: Tsukasa Dokite
Art Director: Tomoaki Okada
Chief Animation Director: Tsukasa Dokite
Animation Director:
Katsuji Matsumoto (ep 8)
Ken'ichi Hamazaki (ep 7)
Satoshi Isono (eps 5, 10)
Tomohiro Hirata (ep 6)
Tomoko Kobayashi (eps 2-3)
Tsukasa Dokite (eps 1, 4-5, 9)
Mechanical design: Yasushi Ishizu
Sound Director: Koichi Chiba
Director of Photography: Atsushi Okui
Eiji Sashida (Sunrise)
Hiroshi Hirayama

Shinichi Tanimura (ep 8)
Background Art:
Emiko Nishizawa (ep 2)
Kyoko Hayashibara (eps 1, 4)
Maki Ōtsuka (eps 7, 9-10)
Makiko Futami (eps 1, 4)
Masatoshi Kai (ep 10)
Mitsuo Shibamura (eps 1, 4)
Mitsuru Ishii (ep 9)
Nobutaka Ike (5 episodes
eps 1, 4, 6, 8-9

Sadayuki Arai (eps 9-10)
Sanae Makino (eps 6, 8)
Seiki Tamura (ep 2)
Shinichi Tanimura (eps 6, 9)
Tetsuo Yokota (ep 10)
Toru Hishiyama (ep 2)
Toshiyuki Yoshimura (ep 9)
Yōko Ichihara (eps 6, 8)
Yumiko Ogata (eps 5, 7)
Yūsuke Takeda (ep 7)
Color Coordination:
Junko Moriizumi (eps 5, 9)
Kyōko Inobe (eps 2, 6)
Mieko Yoshii (ep 4)
Reiko Yoshida (ep 7)
Yuuko Satou (eps 1, 3, 6)
Color Designation: Naoko Sasaki
Editing: Shuichi Kakesu
In-Between Check:
Hiromi Motohashi (ep 7)
Setsuko Takenouchi (eps 1-6, 8-10)
Literature Production: Tetsuko Takahashi
Katsusaburo Sasaki (eps 1-10)
Satoshi Ichikawa (eps 1-10)
Youichi Oogami (eps 1-10)
Yuki Asaine (eps 1-10)
Norio Hatsukawa
Yasuo Shibue (Sunrise)
Production Design: Naoki Hishikawa
Production Desk: Hideyuki Tomioka
Recording Adjustment: Akiyoshi Yoda
Series Coordination: Hiroyuki Hoshiyama
Sound Effects: Junichi Sasaki
Sound Production: Keiko Senda
Special Effects:
Yuki Okumura (eps 1, 3, 5-9)
Yutaka Hoshiba (eps 2, 4, 10)
Theme Song Performance:
Miho Morikawa (OP)
Yuko Nido (ED)
Kyouko Tonguu as Kei
Saeko Shimazu as Yuri

Ikuya Sawaki as Gooley
Naoki Makishima as Mughi

Asami Mukaidono as Thomas (ep 4)
Bin Shimada as Jeff (ep 1)
Chie Koujiro as Bonpas (ep 4)
Chika Sakamoto as Sam (ep 4)
Chikako Akimoto as Madame Beryl (eps 6, 8)
Fumihiko Tachiki as Guard (ep 1)
Hiroshi Hashimoto as Prisoner (ep 1)
Hiroshi Takemura as Allen (ep 1)
Hiroya Ishimaru as McMurphy (ep 9)
Isao Sakuma as Chief (ep 10)
Issei Futamata as Gold Robot (ep 2)
Junko Hori as Mike (ep 4)
Junpei Takiguchi as Masoho (ep 9)
Jūrōta Kosugi as
Captain (ep 1)
Darine (ep 6)
Katsuji Mori as Carine (ep 6)
Katsunosuke Hori as Brast (ep 9)
Kazue Komiya as Sandra (ep 7)
Kenyuu Horiuchi as Subordinate (ep 7)
Kōichi Yamadera as Snake (ep 9)
Kouji Totani as Warden (ep 1)
Mami Ohwa as Sean (ep 4)
Masako Katsuki as Ella (eps 2, 5)
Masami Kikuchi as Mash (ep 10)
Mie Ohnomiya as Tia (ep 8)
Minoru Inaba as
Bartender (ep 7)
Colonel (ep 1)
Naoki Makishima as Guerilla (ep 9)
Naoki Tatsuta as Dr. Q (eps 1, 6)
Nobutaka Masutomi as
Company president (ep 10)
Priest (ep 6)
Nobuyuki Furuta as Dealer (ep 5)
Norio Wakamoto as Manager (ep 5)
Nozomu Sasaki as Mike (ep 9)
Osamu Saka as Jayd (ep 10)
Ryuji Nakagi as President (ep 9)
Shigeru Chiba as Li (ep 5)
Shigeru Ushiyama as Doctor (ep 9)
Shingo Hiromori as Farmer (ep 3)
Shinya Ohtaki as Monk (ep 3)
Shozo Hirabayashi as Santos (ep 4)
Shunsuke Shima as Bolokov (ep 5)
Shunsuke Takamiya as
Investigator (ep 3)
Mad Hatter (ep 2)
Tamio Ohki as Bill (ep 8)
Taro Arakawa as Captain (ep 10)
Tatsuyuki Jinnai as Jones (ep 4)
Tomie Kataoka as Snow White (ep 2)
Toshiharu Sakurai as Prisoner (ep 1)
Yoshiko Akiyama as
Alice (ep 2)
Keith (ep 4)
Yoshiya Nemoto as Don (ep 6)
Yousuke Akimoto as Catcher (ep 2)
Yū Shimaka as
Ali Baba (ep 2)
Mad Bull (ep 7)
Yuji Fujishiro as Nea (ep 8)
Yuzuru Fujimoto as God (ep 3)
Japanese companies
Animation Production: Kino Production 
Animaruya (eps 2-3, 5)
Atelier BWCA (ep 9)
Design Office MECAMAN (eps 7, 9-10)
Mini Art (eps 3, 5, 7)
Studio CATS (6 episodes
eps 1, 3-4, 6, 8-9

Film Processing: Tokyo Laboratory
Finish Animation: Studio Beam 
In-Between Animation:
Atelier Fukuro (ep 3)
Dragon Production (eps 6-7)
Gallop (ep 10)
Group Donguri (eps 2, 9-10)
Kino Production (eps 3, 8, 10)
Kyoto Animation (eps 1, 4)
SHAFT (ep 6)
Studio Dub (eps 1-2, 5)
Studio Fantasia (ep 3)
Studio Mark (5 episodes
eps 2, 4, 6, 9-10

Studio Mumin (ep 9)
Studio Musashi (eps 3, 5)
Studio NOA (ep 3)
Studio Wombat (ep 3)
Tatsunoko Production (eps 1, 6, 9-10)
Key Animation:
Dragon Production (ep 7)
D.A.S.T Corporation (ep 4)
Group Donguri (ep 10)
Kino Production (eps 8, 10)
Kyoto Animation (ep 1)
Studio Mu (eps 1, 5, 9)
Photography: Asahi Production
Recording: New Japan Studio
Titles: Maki Production
English cast
English staff
ADR Director: David Williams
Music: Scott van Zen
Art Director: Laura Attwell
Translation: Kenzo Tsubai
Executive producer:
John Ledford
Mark Williams (OVA Collection)
Shawne Kleckner (Right Stuf)
David Williams
Kris Gero (Right Stuf)

Assistant producer: Judy Albert (Right Stuf)
Creative Director: David Del Rio (OVA Collection)
Design: Phillip Grothus (Right Stuf)
DVD Graphics: Russell Etchen (OVA Collection)
Editing: David Grundy
International Coordination: Toru Iwakami
Mixing & Sound Design: Paul Killam
Packaging Design:
James Bates
Phillip Grothus (Right Stuf)
Russell Etchen (OVA Collection)
Production Coordination: Janice Williams
Production manager: Lisa J. Miller
Production Secretary: Anna Bechtol
Recording engineer:
Malinda Talbot
Ricardo Villa
Sound Effects: Chris Wagner
Subtitle Script: Janice Williams
Subtitle Timing: Neal Barnes
Translation Editing: Judy Albert (Right Stuf)
Pamela Lauer as Kei

Andrew Klimko as
High Monk
Andy McAvin as Allen
Brett Weaver as
Carol Matthews as Ella
Charlotte Chun as Thomas
Chris Patton as Carine
David Bell as Mike
David LeMaster as
David Nance as Jones
Don'l Johnson as
Snow White
Doug Smith as
Greg Stanley as
Guil Lunde as
Jenny Strader as Keith
John Gremillion as Monk
John Swasey as
Laura Chapman as
Lew Temple as
Gold Robot
Marcy Rae as Sandra
Matt Greenfield as
Mad Hatter
Phil Ross as
Dr. Q
Randy Sparks as
Rick Peeples as Jayd
Rob Mungle as
Mad Bull
Sheri Sims as Alice
Ted Pfister as McMurphy
Tiffany Grant as Sam
Todd Greenfield as Prisoner
Tristan MacAvery as Ali Baba
Victor Carsrud as Dealer

English companies
Broadcaster: Showtime Beyond
DVD Authoring & Encoding: M.O.F.C.
DVD Post Production: Monkey Boy Studios
Internet Streaming:
Amazon Prime Video (expired)
Recording Studio: Industrial Smoke & Mirrors

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