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Blood Shadow (OAV)

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Alternative title:
Crimson Lotus
Guren (Japanese)
紅蓮 (Japanese)
Themes: ninja
Objectionable content: Pornography
Plot Summary: Follow Rekka and his 5 sisters of the Chrimson Lotus on their quest to solve the mystery of women getting abducted by monsters. It is a tale filled with laughter and murder, sex and fighting...
User Ratings: 118 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 8 votes (sub:7, dub:1)
 Excellent: 13 votes (sub:13)
 Very good: 24 votes (sub:14, dub:7, edit.dub:1, raw:1, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
 Good: 36 votes (sub:27, dub:7, raw:1, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
 Decent: 19 votes (sub:14, dub:4, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
 So-so: 7 votes (sub:4, ?:1, raw:1, dub:1)
 Not really good: 4 votes (sub:4)
 Weak: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Bad: 5 votes (sub:4, ?:1)
 Awful: -
 Worst ever: 1 vote (dub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 269 users, rank: #3219 (of 9511)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 6.941 (Good), std. dev.: 1.8879, rank: #4155 (of 9639)
Weighted mean: 6.970 (Good), rank: #3837 (of 9639) (seen all: 7.10 / seen some: 5.31 / won't finish: 3.28)
Bayesian estimate: 7.024 (Good), rank: #3247 (of 7236)
Running time: half hour per episode
Number of episodes: 3
Episode titles: We have 3
Vintage: 2001-09-07
Release dates: We have 3
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Blu-ray (Region A)
    Blood Shadow (Blu-ray) 2021-01-05 (from $16.82)
DVD (Region 1)
    Blood Shadow (DVD) 2003-12-02 (from $61.74)
    Blood Shadow (DVD) 2010-09-07
    Blood Shadow (DVD) 2015-07-07 (from $14.99)

Japanese staff
Japanese companies
Director: Nao Okezawa
Music: Hiroaki Sano
Character Design: Toshihide Masudate
Animation Director:
Daisaku Kan
Sutekichi Kano
Animation Production: AT-2 Project
See Throu Studio
Studio Loft (ep 2)
Finish Animation:
AIC (ep 1)
AT-2 Project (eps 1-3)
E-cho (eps 1-3)
Phoenix Animation (eps 1-3)
Seong Bo Yang Haeng (ep 1)
In-Between Animation:
AIC (ep 1)
AT-2 Project (eps 1-3)
E-cho (eps 1-3)
Phoenix Animation (eps 1-3)
Seong Bo Yang Haeng (ep 1)
Studio Mu (ep 1)
Key Animation: E-cho (eps 2-3)
Original Game: Zone
Ace Creation (ep 3)
ZEXCS (1-2)
Production: Discovery
Recording Studio:
AMG Studio (ep 2)
AVACO Creative Studios (ep 1)
Omnibus Production (ep 2)
Sanpunzaka Studio (ep 2)
Japanese cast
Aoi Ue as Akane
Mai Shiga as Ayano
Miru as Haruka
Susumu Chiba as Rekka (as Progress)

Jun Takase as Tsukikage
Kaho Takanashi as Misaki
Mitsuki Saiga as Kureha (as Makoto Sato)

Jūrōta Kosugi as Yasha (as Gorō Hama)
Katsuyuki Konishi as
Innkeeper (as Bakuhatsu Fuji)
Shakudō (as Bakuhatsu Fuji)
Kirara Mitsubashi as Hikage
English staff
English cast
ADR Director: Blanco E. Moreno
Executive producer:
Humphrey G. Kumano
Shawne Kleckner (Blu-ray; Critical Mass)
David Olsen (Blu-ray; Critical Mass)

ADR Producer: Harry Barber
Casting Director: Xaviera Rodriguez
Dubbing Coordination: Elmer Fudge
Dubbing Manager: Dick Tripwire
Dubbing Producer: Humphrey G. Kumano
DVD Coordination: Sho Nuff
In House Production Manager: John Merrick
In-House Production: Billy Didler
Mixing: Elvis Herbert
Recording engineer: Elvis Herbert
Senior Producer:
Noriko Ai (Blu-ray; Critical Mass)
Candi Washington as Akane
Rebecca Miriam as Ayano
Syndi Snackwell as Haruka

Brandy Sexton as Misaki
Lotus as Kureha
Marcia Belle as Tsukikage

Bjorkin Stiles as Burai
Brad Foreskin as Nuu
Buddy Woodward as Akagane
Casey Dilla as Gremlin
Fred Felt as Lord Yasha
Jonathan Boggs as Shirogane
Lynna Dunham as Hikage

English companies
Audio Post Production: El Sonido, Inc.
Distributor: Anime 18
DVD Menu Design: DVD Labs
DVD Premastering: DVD Labs
Recording Studio: El Sonido, Inc.
Translations: Lighthouse Productions
German staff
German companies
Publisher: Trimax
German cast

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