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SaiKano: Another Love Song (OAV)

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Alternative title:
Saishū Heiki Kanojo: Another Love Song
She, the Ultimate Weapon: Another Love Song
Моя девушка - совершенное оружие OAV (Russian)
最終兵器彼女 Another Love Song (Japanese)
Themes: military, war
Objectionable content: Intense
Plot Summary: Every weapon must have a prototype. For the ultimate weapon, career soldier Lt. Mizuki is that prototype. As she comes to the limit of her powers as a weapon, she must watch the unfolding of Chise's growth into the final weapon.
User Ratings: 588 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 43 votes (sub:34, dub:8, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
 Excellent: 84 votes (sub:67, dub:9, raw:1, others:7
6 Spanish subtitled
1 French subtitled
 Very good: 153 votes (sub:110, dub:32, raw:1, others:10
6 Spanish subtitled
2 Portuguese subtitled
1 Polish subtitled
1 French subtitled
 Good: 151 votes (sub:118, dub:22, ?:1, others:10
4 Spanish subtitled
3 Russian subtitled
2 French subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
 Decent: 69 votes (sub:56, dub:10, raw:2, others:1
1 Chinese Mandarin subtitled
 So-so: 43 votes (sub:35, dub:4, raw:1, ?:1, others:2
1 Italian subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
 Not really good: 18 votes (sub:16, dub:2)
 Weak: 20 votes (sub:15, dub:4, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
 Bad: 3 votes (sub:1, ?:1, others:1
1 German subtitled
 Awful: 3 votes (sub:3)
 Worst ever: 1 vote (sub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 1045 users, rank: #1172 (of 9409)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 7.206 (Good+), std. dev.: 1.7526, rank: #2829 (of 9518)
Weighted mean: 7.117 (Good), rank: #2983 (of 9518) (seen all: 7.12 / seen some: 7.54 / won't finish: 5.00)
Bayesian estimate: 7.126 (Good), rank: #2772 (of 7150)
Running time: 30 minutes per episode
Number of episodes: 2
Episode titles: We have 2
Vintage: 2005-08-05
Release dates: We have 3
Ending Theme:
"Mayonaka no Niji" by Akira Asakura
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DVD (Region 1)
    SaiKano: Another Love Song (DVD) 2006-02-14 (from $12.49)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Mitsuko Kase
Script: Itaru Era
Music: Kei Yoshikawa
Original Manga: Shin Takahashi
Character Design: Hisashi Kagawa
Art Director: Masanori Kikuchi
Animation Director: Taka Sato
Mechanical design: Tomohiro Kawahara
3D Director: Hiroaki Matsuura
Sound Director: Keiichiro Miyoshi
Director of Photography: Toru Fukushi

3D CG Supervision: Tomohiro Kawahara
Animation Check:
Miyuke Abe
Sanae Nakashima (ep 2)
Assistant Sound Engineer: Fumiaki Tanaki
Color setting: Eiko Inoue
Editing: Kengo Shigemura
Music Performance: Ken'ichi Tsujimoto (Trumpet)
Publicity Producer: Motohiro Oda
Sound Engineer: Satoshi Yano
Special Effects:
Rumiko Nagai (ep 1)
Toyohiko Sakakibara (ep 2)
Theme Song Performance: Akira Asakura (END)
Ai Orikasa as Mizuki
Fumiko Orikasa as Chise
Shinichiro Miki as Tetsu

Atsushi Ii as Kawahara
Iemasa Kayumi as Minamoto
Jin Urayama as Deputy minister
Jun Fukuyama as Ryouhei
Kishō Taniyama as Nakamura
Manabu Muraji as Itou
Noboru Yamaguchi as Toshi
Takayuki Sasada as Kazu
Takayuki Sugo as Wada
Yousuke Akimoto as General

Eisuke Asakura as Soldier A (ep 1)
Georg Eschert as Enemy Soldier B (ep 1)
Hiromi Konno as Female Operator (eps 1-2)
Jack Woodyard as Enemy Soldier D (ep 1)
Masayuki Katou as Soldier B (ep 1)
Matthew Barron as Enemy Soldier C (ep 1)
Natsuki Mori as News Announcer (ep 2)
Robert Baldwin as Enemy Soldier A (ep 1)
Shinji Kawada as Male Operator (eps 1-2)
Japanese companies
3D Graphics: SANZIGEN
Animation Production: Studio Fantasia
Distributor: Toei Animation
In-Between Animation:
Hiryu Animation
Kyung Kang ANIA (ep 2)
Key Animation:
ACCEL (ep 2)
AD Cosmo (ep 1)
Kyung Kang ANIA
Music Production: Miracle Bus Co., LTD
Photography: T2 Studio
Photography Assistance: w-sky
Post Production: Studio Gong
Recording Studio: Studio Gong
Video Works: Q-Tec
English staff
English cast
Executive producer:
Hidemi Fukuhara
John Easum

Production Associate: Hiromi Makepeace
Production manager: Miho Suzuki
Re-Recording Mixing: Mark Escott
Recording engineer: Mark Escott
Voice Direction: Elaine Clark
Brooke Campanelli as Mizuki

Darrel Clay as Minamoto
David Arendash as Kawahara
Jason Sowell as Wada
John Wenman as Ito
M.J. Reynolds as

Bob Shapona as Vice-Director
Elaine Clark as Female Operator
Matt Mumper as Officer
Tony Azzolino as Male Operator
English companies
ADR Production: Voice One
DVD Production: Video Arts, Inc.
Licensed by:
Viz Media (Expired)
Recording Studio: Robert Berke Studio
Video Post Production: Video Arts, Inc.
Korean staff
Korean cast
Hui-Seon Gang as Mizuki
Jeong-Mi Bae as Chise
Song Junseok as Tetsu

Gu-Han Gang as Minamoto
Gye-Hyeon No as Kawahara
Im Chaeheon as Itou
Jae-Heon Jeong as Ryouhei
Lee Sangbeom as Nakamura
Min Sook Kim as Wada
Korean companies
Distributor: Premier Global Mind
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
Chinese (Taiwan) cast

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