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Battle Skipper (OAV)

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©1995 TOMY/Victor Entertainment/ARTMIC

Alternative title:
Bishōjo Yūgekitai Battle Skipper (Japanese)
Lightning Attacker Exstars Battle Skipper
バトルスキッパー (Japanese)
美少女遊撃隊バトルスキッパー (Japanese)
Themes: mecha, school
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary: Three newcomers join the Etiquette club rather than the popular Debutante Club and soon discover its members are part of a secret task force called Exters. Fan service is a predominated feature in the transformation sequence.
User Ratings: 82 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Excellent: 2 votes (sub:2)
 Very good: 4 votes (sub:3, dub:1)
 Good: 12 votes (dub:6, sub:5, ?:1)
 Decent: 23 votes (sub:12, dub:11)
 So-so: 9 votes (sub:6, dub:2, raw:1)
 Not really good: 6 votes (sub:4, dub:2)
 Weak: 15 votes (sub:9, dub:6)
 Bad: 6 votes (dub:4, sub:2)
 Awful: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Worst ever: 3 votes (sub:2, dub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 202 users, rank: #3752 (of 9407)
Median rating: Decent
Arithmetic mean: 4.988 (So-so), std. dev.: 2.1385, rank: #8847 (of 9516)
Weighted mean: 5.054 (So-so), rank: #8710 (of 9516) (seen all: 5.17 / seen some: 4.25 / won't finish: 3.00)
Bayesian estimate: 5.408 (So-so+), rank: #6908 (of 7150)
Number of episodes: 3
Episode titles: We have 3
Vintage: 1995-08-23
Release dates: We have 3
Ending Theme:
#1: "Real Dream" by Yarei Yasui (ep 1)
#2: "Game Over" by Yarei Yasui (ep 2)
#3: "Kanashii Tenshi ni Nacchau ne" by Kikuko Inoue and Shiho Niiyama (ep 3)
Links: We have 1
One-shot compilation of the three-episode OAV series. Based on a short-lived toy line by Tomy.
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DVD (Region 1)
    Battle Skipper - The Movie (DVD) 2001-05-01 (from $49.99)
    Battle Skipper - The Movie (DVD) 2005-10-25 (from $21.77)
    Dynamite Dozen - 12-Pack (DVD) 2004-12-21 (from $239.98)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Takashi Watanabe
Screenplay: Hidemi Kamata
Hiroyuki Fukushima (ep 3)
Takashi Watanabe (eps 1-2)
Music: Takeo Miratsu
Character Design: Takashi Kobayashi
Art Director: Masaru Satō
Mechanical design: Kimitoshi Yamane
Sound Director: Masafumi Mima
Director of Photography: Takashi Azuhata
Executive producer:
Kantaro Tomiyama (TOMY)
Wakō Higuchi (Victor Entertainment)

Takashi Kōnosu (TOMY)
Toshimitsu Suzuki (ARTMIC)
Sound Effects: Daisuke Jinbo
Theme Song Performance:
Kikuko Inoue (ED 3)
Shiho Niiyama (ED 3)
Yarei Yasui (ED 1/2)
Chinami Nishimura as Saori Tachibana
Kikuko Inoue as Reika Ayanokouji
Shiho Niiyama as Rie Shibusawa
Yūko Miyamura as Shihoko Sakaki
Yuri Shiratori as Kanami Izaki

Ai Orikasa as Sayaka Kitaouji
Haruna Ikezawa as BSX-3
Toshiyuki Morikawa as Toudou
Yuka Koyama as BSX-03 Mega Driver

Atsushi Kisaichi as Raven-Haired Grunt (ep 2)
Eriko Kawasaki as Diva A (ep 3)
Kaoru Fujino as Diva C (ep 3)
Kaoru Shimamura as
Diva B (ep 3)
Kouichi Toochika as Blue-Haired Grunt (ep 2)
Kunihiko Yasui as Brown-Haired Grunt (eps 1-2)
Mako Hyoudou as Madam President (ep 3)
Masako Isobe as Old Sister (ep 1)
Noriko Itō as Diva D (ep 3)
Yasunori Masutani as Blue-Haired Grunt (ep 1)
Japanese companies
Film Developing: Imagica
Finish Animation:
Marsa, Inc. (ep 3)
Pak Production (eps 1-2)
Studio Griffon (ep 2)
In-Between Animation:
Marsa, Inc. (ep 3)
Pak Production (eps 1-2)
Key Animation: Anime Roman (ep 3)
Original Concept: Tomy
Azuhata Production (ep 2)
Studio Boston (ep 1)
Trans Arts Co. (ep 3)
Photography Assistance:
J.C. Staff (ep 2)
Studio Cavern (ep 2)
Production Assistance: Tokyo Kids
Sound Effects: Swara Pro
Sound Production: Techno Sound
Titles: Maki Production
English staff
English cast
ADR Director: David Siegel
Executive producer: John O'Donnell
Dubbing Manager: Peter Bavaro
Dubbing Supervision: Anthony Salerno
DVD Coordination: Eric Thomann
Online Editor: Robert O'Malley
Post-Production Supervision: Michael Alben
Production Coordination: Edward S. Whang
Recording engineer: Francis Fletcher
Elisa M. Wain as Shihoko Sakaki
Karen Smith as Rie Shibusawa
Kira Burke as Kanami Ezaki
Lisa Ortiz as Saori Tachibana
Nicole D'Incecco as Reika Ayanokoji

Paul McGrane as Todo
Sondra James as BSX-03 Mega Driver (uncredited)
Tamara Farias as Sayaka Kitaoji

Anthony Salerno as
Brown-Haired Grunt (uncredited; eps 1-2)
Cop A (uncredited; ep 1)
Bill Timoney as
Blue-Haired Grunt (uncredited; eps 1, 3)
Dock Operator (uncredited; eps 1, 3)
Raven-Haired Grunt (uncredited; ep 2)
Elisa M. Wain as BSX-02 Sky Cats (uncredited; ep 3)
Karen Smith as Brunette Diva (uncredited; ep 3)
Kira Burke as Pigtailed Diva (uncredited; ep 3)
Lisa Ortiz as
BSX-05 Grand Buster (uncredited; ep 3)
Débutante Operator B (uncredited; ep 3)
Nicole D'Incecco as
Débutante Operator B (uncredited; ep 3)
Green-Haired Diva (uncredited; ep 3)
Rome Elliot as
Blue-Haired Grunt (uncredited; ep 2)
Cop B (uncredited; ep 1)
Sondra James as
Débutante Operator A (uncredited; ep 3)
Mother Superior (uncredited; ep 3)
Old Sister (uncredited; ep 1)
Short-Haired Diva (uncredited; ep 3)
Veronica Taylor as
Madam President (uncredited; ep 3)
Sister (uncredited; eps 1-2)

English companies
Distributor: U.S. Manga Corps
DVD Menu Design: Digital Video Masters
DVD Premastering: Visionworks
Licensed by: Central Park Media
Recording Studio: National Sound
Subtitles: Studio Nemo
Video Services: National Video Center
Portuguese staff
Portuguese cast
Dubbing Director: Mário Lúcio de Freitas

Locutor: Jorge Alex
Denise Reis as Saori Tachibana
Elisa Villon as Shihoko Sakaki
Fernanda Bock as Reika Ayanokouji
Patrícia Scalvi as Rie Shibusawa
Ursula Bezerra as Kanami Izaki

Marcelo Campos as Toudou
Raquel Marinho as Sayaka Kitadouji
Rita Almeida as BSX-3

Portuguese companies
Broadcaster: Rede Manchete (U.S. Mangá)
Dubbing Studio: Gota Mágica

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