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Futakoi Alternative (TV)

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Alternative title:
Любовь близнецов 2 (Russian)
フタコイ オルタナティブ (Japanese)
雙戀2 (Chinese (Taiwan))
Genres: action, comedy, drama, romance
Themes: absurdity, twins
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary: The Futaba Detective Agency, being run by Rentarou, who has taken over the family business, after his father's death 3 weeks ago. Along w/ Sara & Souju, his live-in identical twin assistants. He ends up running afoul of the local Yakuza.
User Ratings: 576 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 50 votes (sub:44, dub:5, others:1
1 French edited dub
)
 Excellent: 81 votes (sub:75, dub:3, raw:1, others:2
1 Spanish subtitled
1 Polish subtitled
)
 Very good: 142 votes (sub:128, dub:2, ?:2, raw:2, others:8
4 Spanish subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
1 French subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 Spanish edited dub
)
 Good: 135 votes (sub:125, dub:5, raw:2, others:3
2 Spanish subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
)
 Decent: 73 votes (sub:69, dub:3, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
)
 So-so: 40 votes (sub:39, raw:1)
 Not really good: 16 votes (sub:16)
 Weak: 23 votes (sub:19, dub:1, others:3
2 Spanish subtitled
1 Italian subtitled
)
 Bad: 10 votes (sub:10)
 Awful: 3 votes (sub:3)
 Worst ever: 3 votes (sub:3)
Seen in part or in whole by 1183 users, rank: #1029 (of 9611)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 7.125 (Good), std. dev.: 1.9351, rank: #3223 (of 9745)
Weighted mean: 6.935 (Good), rank: #4012 (of 9745) (seen all: 7.15 / seen some: 6.00 / won't finish: 4.94)
Bayesian estimate: 6.948 (Good), rank: #3617 (of 7319)
Running time: 25 minutes per episode
Number of episodes: 13
Episode titles: We have 13
Vintage: 2005-04-07 to 2005-06-30
Opening Theme:
"New World" by Bae Yu Mi
Ending Theme:
"ぼくらの時間 (Bokura no Jikan)" by eufonius
#1: "ぼくらの時間 (Bokura no Jikan)" by eufonius (eps 01-07)
#2: "ぼくらの時間~memory~" by eufonius (eps 08-09,11-12)
#3: "ぼくらの時間~with you~" by eufonius (ep 10)
#4: "ぼくらの時間~stick with me~" by eufonius (ep 13)
Official website:
Links: We have 1
Trivia: We have 4
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Blu-ray (Region A)
    Futakoi Alternative - The Complete TV Series (Sub.Blu-ray) 2024-07-30 (from $39.95)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Chief Director: Takayuki Hirao
Series Director: Matsuri Ouse
Director: Takayuki Hirao (OP) 
Series Composition: Ryunosuke Kingetsu
Script:
Katsumi Terahigashi (ep 4)  (ep 3)
Kazuharu Sato (ep 6)
Matsuri Ouse (ep 5)  (ep 4)
Ryunosuke Kingetsu (eps 1-13)
Storyboard:
Katsumi Terahigashi (eps 4-6, 13)  (5 episodes
eps 3-4, 6, 10, 13
)

Kumiko Ōhori (ED)
Masashi Abe (ep 2)
Matsuri Ouse (OP, 8, 11)  (OP; eps 8, 11)
Saburou Mochizuki (ep 8)
Shinji Takago (ep 9)
Takaharu Ōkuma (ep 12)
Takayuki Hirao (OP; eps 1, 3, 7, 13)  (OP; eps 1, 5, 7, 13)
Takuro Takahashi (OP)
Takuya Nonaka (ep 12)
Episode Director:
Chikashi Kadekaru (ep 5)  (ep 4)
Hazuki Mizumoto (ep 6)
Masashi Abe (ep 2)
Nobuharu Kamanaka (eps 2, 10)
Satoshi Kadekaru (ep 5) 
Seiya Numata (ep 11)
Shinji Takago (ep 9)
Takaharu Ōkuma (ep 12)
Takayuki Hirao (eps 1, 3, 7, 13)  (eps 1, 5, 7, 13)
Tomoki Kobayashi (ep 4)  (ep 3)
Yoshihide Yuuzumi (ep 8)
Unit Director:
Kumiko Ōhori (ED)
Matsuri Ouse (ED2)
Takayuki Hirao (OP)
Character Design: Toshimitsu Kobayashi
Art Director: Kuniaki Nemoto
Chief Animation Director: Toshimitsu Kobayashi
Animation Director:
Chikashi Kadekaru (ep 1)
Hidenori Yumoto (ep 9) 
Hisashi Shimokawa (ep 2)
Kazuhiro Ōta (ep 2)
Kiyoshi Tateishi (ep 6)
Kumiko Horikoshi (eps 8, 10)
Masakazu Saitō (eps 5, 12)  (eps 4, 12)
Mizuki Aoi (ep 11)
Sawako Yamamoto (ep 3)  (ep 5)
Seiya Numata (ep 11)
Shinichiro Minami (ep 4)  (ep 3)
Takuro Takahashi (layout, 7)  (ep 7)
Toshimitsu Kobayashi (Overall, OP, 13)  (OP; ep 13)
Yoshinori Yumoto (ep 9)
Sound Director: Jin Aketagawa
Cgi Director: Hiroaki Yanagisawa
Director of Photography:
Hiroaki Yanagisawa
Ryoma Sakamoto
Producer:
Gou Shukuri (Starchild Records)
Kazuya Watanabe (Yomiko Advertising.)
Kiyoshi Takano (ASCII Media Works)

Art Setting: Hideyasu Narita
Assistant Animation Director:
Akio Shimotsukasa (eps 3, 6)
Atsushi Ogasawara (eps 3, 10)
Chikashi Kadekaru (eps 3, 5, 7)
Haruo Sotozaki (eps 6, 12)
Hisashi Shimokawa (eps 8, 10)
Kiyoshi Tateishi (ep 7)
Masakazu Saitō (eps 1, 3)
Noriyasu Murata (ep 10)
Satoshi Takahashi (ep 3)
Takahiro Miura (eps 3, 10)
Assistant Layout Animation Director:
BOH (ep 8)
Mamoru Takahashi (eps 3, 10)
Shinichiro Minami (ep 10)
Takayuki Noguchi (eps 8, 10)
Yoshihide Yuuzumi (eps 3, 10)
Color design: Emi Chiba
Digital Work: Ken'ichirō Kasahara (ED)
Editing: Tsuyoshi Imai
Key Animation:
Akane Umezu (ep 6)
Akio Shimotsukasa (OP; 5 episodes
eps 1-2, 4-5, 12
)

Atsushi Itagaki (4 episodes
eps 1, 4, 10, 13
)

Atsushi Yamamoto (ep 2)
BOH (ep 8)
Chikashi Kadekaru (eps 4, 13)
Chikashi Kubota (ep 9)
Emi Sakamoto (eps 2-3)
Hideaki Isa (ep 1)
Hideki Takahara (ep 2)
Hiromi Shimizu (ep 2)
Jun Shibata (OP; eps 1, 4)
Kazuya Saitō (ep 8)
Kei Ajiki (ep 1)
Kei Akasaki (ep 3)
Kei Oikawa (OP; eps 1, 4)
Kei Shibasaki (ep 12)
Keiichi Sasajima (ep 1)
Kiyoshi Tateishi (eps 4, 12-13)
Kōji Miura (ep 3)
Koji Watanabe (OP)
Koji Yamakawa (ep 1)
Kumiko Horikoshi (ep 5)
Mamoru Takahashi (ep 5)
Masakazu Saitō (OP; ep 12)
Masaru Kimura (OP; 5 episodes
eps 1-2, 7, 12-13
)

Masashi Ayase (OP)
Masayuki Fujita (ep 3)
Masayuki Kunihiro (5 episodes
eps 1, 4, 10, 12-13
)

Masumi Fujii (ep 1)
Masumi Fujita (OP)
Maya Uenishi (ep 6)
Mayumi Hidaka (ep 2)
Mitsuru Obunai (OP; ep 4)
Naoki Aisaka (ep 2)
Nobuko Shinohara (eps 2, 5)
Noriyasu Murata (eps 3, 5, 8, 11)
Orie Tanaka (OP)
Osamu Kurosawa (ep 3)
Ryūnosuke Murakami (eps 4-5)
Sadafuru Yuuho (OP)
Satoshi Takahashi (OP; 5 episodes
eps 1, 4, 7, 12-13
)

Seiya Numata (OP)
Shigeru Uchihara (ep 5)
Shingo Nakamura (ep 6)
Shinichi Tatsuta (ep 2)
Shinichiro Minami (ep 11)
Sōichirō Matsuda (OP; ep 1)
Tadashi Matsuno (eps 3, 5)
Takahiro Miura (eps 1, 4, 11-13)
Takayuki Hirao (ep 5)
Takayuki Noguchi (eps 3, 8)
Takuro Takahashi (5 episodes
eps 2, 5, 9, 12-13
)

Takuya Nonaka (ep 12)
Teruhiko Yamazaki (ep 6)
Tetsuya Takeuchi (eps 3, 5)
Tomonori Sudō (OP; eps 1, 7, 12-13)
Toshi Shishikura (ep 6)
Toshiharu Kumaoka (eps 2-3, 5)
Toyoaki Nakajima (ep 6)
Tsuyoshi Kimura (eps 1-3)
Wakako Yoshida (ep 2)
Yasunari Nitta (eps 1, 3)
Yoshihide Yuuzumi (OP)
Yoshiki Yamakawa (OP)
Youhei Sasaki (ep 1)
Yūichi Takahashi (ep 1)
Yukiko Ishibashi (ep 3)
Yuriko Ikehara (ep 3)
Layout Animation Director: Takuro Takahashi (OP)
Layout Director: Takuro Takahashi
Modeling: Kumiko Ōhori (ED)
Photography:
Chihiro Ide (ufotable; eps 3-13)
Hiroaki Yanagisawa (ufotable; eps 1-9)
Ryu Suzuki (ufotable; eps 4, 7)
Saki Matsubara (ufotable; eps 1-13)
Seiji Matsuda (eps 1, 3-13)
Yuichi Terao (ufotable; eps 1-13)
Production Advancement: Ryu Suzuki (eps 1, 4)
Production Assistant: Yoshito Mikamo (eps 4, 8, 10)
Production Desk:
Keisuke Yoshida
Ryu Suzuki
Production producer: Hikaru Kondo
Setting Production: Masasuke Nakazawa
System Management: Ken'ichirō Kasahara
Theme Song Arrangement: Hajime Kikuchi (ED)
Theme Song Composition: Hajime Kikuchi (ED)
Theme Song Performance: eufonius (ED)
Kaori Mizuhashi as Sara Shirogane
Mai Kadowaki as Souju Shirogane
Tomokazu Seki as Rentarou Futaba

Hiromi Tsunakake as Yura Sakurazuki
Shizuka Hasegawa as Ruru Hinagiku
Yui Itsuki as Kira Sakurazuki
Yurika Ochiai as Rara Hinagiku

Ako Mayama as Vermilion-like lady
Ami Koshimizu as Sumireko Ichijou
Chiaki Takahashi as Ai Momoi
Eiji Itō as Kirishima Shimojima
Hirofumi Nojima as Kimihiko Mitsugi
Kenji Nomura as Gen-san
Kenta Miyake as Hinokichi Kinoshita
Kozue Yoshizumi as Ui Chigusa
Makoto Yasumura as Nishimori Hariyama
Masashi Hirose as Zenji Sakurazaki
Minako Sango as Mai Momoi
Natsuko Kuwatani as Koi Chigusa
Nobuyuki Hiyama as Yamada Kankurou
Tōru Ohkawa as Ainosuke Futaba
Yui Horie as Kaoruko Ichijou
Yūichi Nagashima as Ikafire
Yumiko Nakanishi as Michiru Koto

Daisuke Kirii (eps 1, 5, 11)
Jin Horikawa (ep 4)
Kana Ueda (ep 1)
Kumiko Higa (eps 2, 4)
Masako Joh (ep 6)
Rina Satō (ep 7)
Risa Hayamizu (eps 7, 11-13)
Shouto Kashii (ep 1)
Takayuki Kondō (eps 12-13)
Tarusuke Shingaki (eps 1-2, 4)
Wataru Hatano (eps 1, 12)
Yōko Honna (eps 8-9)
Yoshinori Sonobe (eps 12-13)
Japanese companies
Animation Production:
feel.
Flag
ufotable
Animation Production Cooperation: G&G Entertainment (ep 6)
Backgrounds:
Kusanagi (10 episodes
eps 1-2, 4-10, 13
)

Broadcaster: TV Tokyo
Key Animation:
Anime R (eps 8-9)
feel. (eps 2, 8)
Flag (ep 2)
G&G Entertainment (ep 6)
Nakamura Production (eps 2, 4, 8, 10)
Studio Angle (ep 8)
Studio Mark (ep 8)
Tama Production (ep 12)
ufotable (eps 2, 8-9)
Music Production: King Records
English staff
English companies
(none)
Licensed by: Discotek Media
English cast
(none)
Spanish staff
Spanish companies
(none)
Internet Streaming: AnimeOnegai (Latin America)
Spanish cast
(none)
Russian staff
Russian companies
(none)
Distributor: Mega-Anime
Russian cast
(none)
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
(none)
Licensed by: Mighty Media Co., Ltd.
Chinese (Taiwan) cast
(none)

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