Kurogane Communication (TV)

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Alternative title:
Iron Communication 
鉄(くろがね)コミュニケイション (Japanese) 
鋼鐵新世紀 (Chinese (Taiwan)) 
Genres: adventure , comedy , science fiction 
Themes: mecha 
Objectionable content: Significant 
Plot Summary: The Earth is deserted. The human race has been wiped out. Robots now inhabit the world. However, only one human remains. A young girl named Haruka is the last human left on Earth. With the help of 5 robot friends, she will find out how the Earth became a place for robots, and her own past. 
User Ratings: 170 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 3 votes (sub:3)
 Excellent: 14 votes (sub:10, dub:4)
 Very good: 38 votes (sub:22, dub:15, raw:1)
 Good: 47 votes (sub:29, dub:17, raw:1)
 Decent: 33 votes (sub:20, dub:12, others:1
1 French subtitled
 So-so: 20 votes (sub:11, dub:7, raw:1, others:1
1 German subtitled
 Not really good: 6 votes (sub:6)
 Weak: 7 votes (dub:4, sub:2, others:1
1 Russian dubbed
 Bad: -
 Awful: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Worst ever: 1 vote (sub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 310 users, rank: #2372 (of 6579)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 6.665 (Good−), std. dev.: 1.6555, rank: #3385 (of 6580)
Weighted mean: 6.692 (Good−), rank: #3257 (of 6580) (seen all: 6.85 / seen some: 5.90 / won't finish: 4.36)
Bayesian estimate: 6.751 (Good−), rank: #2873 (of 4950)
Running time: 15 minutes per episode 
Number of episodes: 24 
Episode titles: We have 24
Vintage: 1998-10-05 to 1999-03-29 
Opening Theme:
"My Best Friend" by Yui Horie 
Ending Theme:
"Dear Mama" by Yui Horie 
News: Show:
Other article:
Shelf Worthy (Dec 16, 2002)
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DVD (Region 1)
    Kurogane Communication - Wasteland Paradise (DVD 1) 2002-02-26 (from $24.95)
    Kurogane Communication - A Human Presence (DVD 2) 2002-04-30 (from $4.99)
    Kurogane Communication - Future Horizons (DVD 3) 2002-06-25 (from $20.98)
    Kurogane Communication - Box Set (DVD 1-3) 2002-12-17 (from $31.96)
    Kurogane Communication - Wasteland Paradise (Dub.VHS 1) 2002-02-26
    Kurogane Communication - A Human Presence (Dub.VHS 2) 2002-04-30
    Kurogane Communication - Future Horizons (Dub.VHS 3) 2002-06-25 (from $4.74)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Series Director: Kenji Kikuchi 
Director: Yasuhito Kikuchi 
Series Composition: Mitsuhiro Yamada 
Screenplay: Mitsuhiro Yamada 
Storyboard: Hideki Futamura (5 episodes
eps 5-6, 19, 23-24
Episode Director: Hideki Futamura (eps 5-6) 
Music: Kenji Kawai 
Original creator:
Hideo Kato (story) 
Tomomasa Takuma (art) 
Character Design: Shinya Takahashi 
Art Director: Satoru Kuwabara 
Animation Director:
Shinya Takahashi  (OP; ED) 
Mecha design: Ikuto Yamashita 
Sound Director: Yasunori Honda 
Director of Photography: Hideo Okazaki 
Executive producer: Kenji Kume 
Producer: Kunihiko Ishizaki 

Animation: Kiku (OP/ED) 
Color Model: Mieko Seki 
Design: Shoichi Masuo 
Editing: Eiko Nishide 
Key Animation:
Atsushi Okita (8 episodes
eps 1, 6-7, 14-15, 17, 21, 24
Goro Taki (Studio Kuma; ep 10) 
Hirofumi Takahashi (Studio Kuma; ep 10) 
Hironori Sawada (7 episodes
eps 6, 11-13, 18-19, 22
Jun Yoshida (Wombat; 5 episodes
eps 4, 8, 13, 20, 23
Kanako Maru (9 episodes
eps 1, 6-7, 14-15, 18-19, 21, 24
Kazuyuki Iikai (ep 5) 
Keiichi Sasajima (OP; 7 episodes
eps 2, 5-6, 11-12, 15, 24
Keiji Tani (eps 1-2, 6, 24) 
Koichi Usami (OP; ep 23) 
Koji Kataoka (10 episodes
eps 1-2, 5-6, 11-13, 18-19, 22
Masaharu Morinaka (eps 9-10, 16) 
Masaki Kamiguchi (Wombat; ep 4) 
Masaki Tanigawa (9 episodes
eps 1-2, 6-7, 14, 17, 21-22, 24
Motoi Nakamura (5 episodes
eps 1-2, 5-6, 23
Motoki Yagi (ep 7) 
Nobutaka Chikahashi (Studio Kuma; ep 10) 
Norio Hashimoto (Wombat; 5 episodes
eps 3, 8, 13, 20, 23
Shoichi Masuo (ep 24) 
Shosuke Shimizu (Wombat; 5 episodes
eps 4, 7, 13, 20, 23
Tadashi Kubo (Wombat; 5 episodes
eps 3, 8, 13, 20, 23
Takaaki Fukuyo (ep 2) 
Takehiro Nakayama (OP; 11-12, 17-19, 22, 24) 
Tamotsu Tomaru (eps 15-16) 
Teruhiko Yamazaki (eps 9, 15-16) 
Tetsukazu Yamagishi (5 episodes
eps 1, 5-6, 15, 24
Yoshihisa Nakagawa (Studio Kuma; ep 10) 
Yukitoshi Morita (Wombat; eps 3-4) 
Production manager: Hiroaki Urano 
Recording: Yukio Abe 
Sound Effects: Michihiro Ito (Sound Link) 
Theme Song Arrangement: Motoki Funayama (OP/ED) 
Theme Song Composition: Kenji Kawai (OP/ED) 
Theme Song Performance: Yui Horie (OP/ED) 
Yui Horie as Haruka 

Akio Ohtsuka as Honi 
Etsuko Kozakura as Lillith 
Hiromi Ishikawa as Spike 
Houchu Ohtsuka as Cleric 
Junko Shimakata as Trigger 
Kenyuu Horiuchi as Reeves 
Kouji Ishii as Sone 
Kunihiko Yasui as Haruka's father 
Masako Katsuki as Lavinia 
Masashi Hironaka as Flyer 
Naomi Nagasawa as Alice 
Norio Horiuchi as Reeves 
Rei Sakuma as Kanato's mother 
Rica Fukami as Angela 
Yui Horie as Mirai 
Yuka Imai as Kanato 
Yuriko Yamaguchi as Haruka's mother 
Japanese companies
Studio CATS 
Studio Tulip 
Broadcaster: WOWOW 
In-Between Animation: Lee Production 
Key Animation:
Studio Kuma (ep 10) 
Wombat (6 episodes
eps 3-4, 8, 13, 20, 23
Laboratory: Imagica 
Music Production: Pony Canyon 
Paint: Lee Production 
Photography: IMG 
Production: APPP 
Recording Studio: Abaco Creative Studio 
Sound Production: Arts Production 
English staff
English cast
Director: Eric P. Sherman 
ADR Director: Wendee Lee 
Translation: Julia Rose 
Executive producer: John Sirabella 
Chief Recording Engineer: Patrick Rodman 
Co-Producer: Kaeko Sakamoto 
Dialogue Editing: Matthew J. Mondrick 
Graphic Design: Meredith Mulroney 
Production Assistant: Anna Yamamoto 
Production manager: Scott Marchfeld 
Production Supervision: Sean Molyneaux 
Re-Recording Mixing: Mark Rozett 
Julie Maddalena as Haruka 

Dave Lelyveld as Kanato 
Dave Mallow as Cleric 
Elyse Floyd as
Security Guard 
Julie Maddalena as Haruka's Daughter 
Julie Pickering as
Haruka's Mother 
Lori Alexander as Lavinia 
Michael McConnohie as
Haruka's Father 
Mona Marshall as
Kanato's Mother 
Ron Allen as
Game Promoter 
Wendee Lee as
English companies
Broadcaster: iaTV 
Casting: Love-Chan Casting 
Distributor: AnimeWorks 
Licensed by: Media Blasters 
Production: Bang Zoom! Entertainment 

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