Demonbane (TV)

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Alternative title:
Kishin Houkou Demonbane (Japanese)
機神咆吼デモンベイン (Japanese)
Themes: fanservice, mecha
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary: Kuro Daijuuji is a poor detective living in Arkham City. One day, he was requested by Ruri Hado of Hado Financial Group, to search for a magic book. While he initially refused, Ruri offered him a large sum of money upon completion of her request, in which bribed Kuro to accept. As Kuro searches for the book, he unexpectedly runs into Al, a pretty girl that is actually a powerful grimoire. They forge a contract with each other, bestowing Kuro with powerful magic. Soon afterwards, Al also activates Demonbane, a deus machina owned by the Hado Financial Group, to combat the mechanical menace from the Black Lodge. With this, the war between the Hado Financial Group and the Black Lodge begins....
User Ratings: 491 ratings have been given [details]
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Seen in part or in whole by 1126 users, rank: #1002 (of 6600)
Median rating: Decent
Arithmetic mean: 6.479 (Decent+), std. dev.: 1.9911, rank: #3824 (of 6598)
Weighted mean: 6.352 (Decent+), rank: #4123 (of 6598) (seen all: 6.71 / seen some: 5.14 / won't finish: 3.53)
Bayesian estimate: 6.382 (Decent+), rank: #3746 (of 4988)
Running time: half hour per episode
Number of episodes: 12
Episode titles: We have 12
Vintage: 2006-05-18 to 2006-08-17
Release dates: We have 6
Opening Theme:
"Hito, Kami, Hata - Man God Machine" by Yuichi Ikuzawa
Ending Theme:
"Modern Rose" by Kanako Itou
Links: We have 1
Trivia: We have 8
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Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Chief Director: Hidetoshi Yoshida
Director: Shoichi Masuo
Series Composition: Yousuke Kuroda
Script:
Katsuhiko Takayama (eps 6-8)
Koujirou Nakamura (eps 2-11)
Yousuke Kuroda (eps 1, 9-12)
Storyboard:
Hidetoshi Yoshida (eps 6-8)
Kazuo Sakai (eps 1, 3, 5)
Koichi Ohata (eps 4, 9, 11)
Shoichi Masuo (eps 1-2, 12)
Takeshi Mori (ep 10)
Episode Director: Kazuo Sakai (eps 5, 10)
Unit Director:
Atsuki Sato (OP)
Chirimitsu Kayamichi (ep 9)
Hidetoshi Yoshida (ep 1)
Kazuo Sakai (eps 5, 10)
Makoto Nagao (ep 4)
Masaya Suzuki (ED)
Nobuharu Kamanaka (eps 3, 7, 12)
Shoichi Masuo (ep 12)
Takashi Yamamoto (ep 8)
Tomio Yamauchi (eps 2, 6, 9, 11)
Original Character Design: Niθ
Art Director: Dai Ohta
Art:
Aya Mitsumoto (eps 6-9)
Dai Ohta (eps 5-6)
Kaori Sakai (eps 5-6, 12)
Sadayuki Arai (eps 1, 12)
Takuji Anai (eps 1, 6-12)
Animation Director:
Hideki Hashimoto (eps 1-2, 8, 12)
Hirotaka Marufuji (ep 11)
Kanetoshi Kamimoto (eps 1, 3, 7)
Kazuya Saito (ep 4)
Kenji Miuma (Neo Media Production; ep 4)
Masaaki Sakurai (eps 1-2)
Miho Aoki (ep 4)
Osamu Horiuchi (eps 5, 10)
Satoshi Kubo (ep 9)
Shinichi Tatsuta (ep 6)
Shinjiro Shigeki (eps 3, 7)
Takehiro Suzuki (eps 3, 7)
Tomoko Shimizu (ep 9)
Yasunari Nitta (ep 6)
Mechanical design: Yoshihiko Machida
Sound Director: Takeshi Takadera
Director of Photography: Hisashi Akimoto
Producer:
Akira Matsui (Happinet)
Makoto Chiba (Kadokawa Shoten)
Tomoko Kawasaki (GANSIS)
Tomoko Suzuki (Kadokawa Pictures)
Yoshito Danno (Frontier Works)

2D CGI:
Hironobu Horikoshi (eps 3-4)
Hisashi Goseki (eps 2-3, 6)
Jiro Tazawa (eps 2-3)
Masato Onoda (eps 3-4)
Naho Kozuka (eps 3-4)
Tomoyuki Shiokawa (ep 4)
Yuujirou Yamane
2D Composite: Yuujirou Yamane
2nd Key Animation:
Akiko Ikemure (eps 5, 10)
Eiji Shirai (ep 5)
Eriko Murakami (4 episodes
eps 5, 7, 10, 12
)

Rie Omori (ep 10)
Takanobu Katada (ep 11)
Yoshihiro Hamasaki (ep 12)
3D Animation:
Hiromitsu Saitou (eps 2-12)
Hirotsugu Shimoyama (GONZO; ep 6)
Hisashi Akimoto (ep 1)
Yoji Nagasawa (GONZO; ep 6)
Yosuke Aiba (GONZO; ep 6)
3D Photography:
Akira Ishii (Polygon Bangcho; ep 12)
Atsushi Takeyama (ep 11)
Daisuke Hasegawa (ep 2)
Dou Yao (eps 2, 9)
Hiroki Matsukura (8 episodes
eps 1-5, 7, 10, 12
)

Hiromitsu Koiwa (8 episodes
eps 1-5, 7, 10, 12
)

Hironobu Horikoshi (ep 6)
Hirotsugu Shimoyama (GONZO; ep 12)
Hitomi Takazuka (ep 8)
Inaho Komori (eps 2, 9, 11)
Kazuhiro Tamura (ep 3)
Ken Matsuda (ep 8)
Kenta Ikeda (ep 2)
Kouyou Fujikura (ep 8)
Makoto Ishiwata (Polygon Bangcho; ep 12)
Masato Onoda (ep 6)
Maya Otani (GONZO; 8 episodes
eps 1-5, 7, 10, 12
)

Naho Kozuka (ep 6)
Naoya Fukushi (eps 2, 9, 11)
Nobuyoshi Kanzaki (eps 9, 11)
raruhu (☆HG; ep 2)
Shinji Nasu (ep 2)
Shizuka Asouin (Polygon Bangcho; ep 12)
Takeshi Karino (ep 8)
Tomoyuki Shiokawa (ep 6)
Yoji Nagasawa (GONZO; ep 12)
Yoshinao Doi (Polygon Bangcho; ep 12)
Yosuke Aiba (GONZO; ep 12)
Animation Director Cooperation:
Miho Aoki (ep 7)
Yasunari Nitta (ep 6)
Yoko Takanori (ep 6)
Yuichi Nakazawa (ep 8 mecha)
Animation producer: Rikiya Arasaki
Assistant Animation Director:
Shinichi Tatsuta (ep 8)
Takeshi Misawa (ep 11)
Assistant Director: Kazuo Sakai
Assistant Unit Director: Masaya Sasaki (ep 4)
Background Scan:
Miho Suzuki (ep 2)
Takeshi Ogawa (ep 2)
Chief Producer:
Digitarou (Nitroplus)
Takeshi Yasuda (Kadokawa Shoten)
Collaborative Producer: Hiroyuki Kitaura (WOWOW)
Color Check:
Kanako Hayashi (ep 6)
Mariko Kudou (ep 6)
Color design: Hitomi Sano
Color setting:
Hatsumi Okada (ep 8)
Kanako Hayashi (eps 3, 6)
Kanako Matsuoka (ep 4)
Mariko Kudou (ep 6)
Tamae Matsuoka (eps 1, 6)
Yasuichi Furukawa (eps 2, 5)
Yoko Wakana (ep 9)
Yuki Nariai (eps 10-12)
Cooperation:
Kenji Tobori (Nitroplus)
Mutsumi Ōishi (Happinet)
Taketo Muroichi (Big Shot)
Takumi Yokoyama (Frontier Works)
Toshiaki Ario (Happinet)
Yoshihiro Kimura (Frontier Works)
Yoshimi Nakajima (Big Shot)
Digital Advancement:
Gakushi Maeda
Toshikatsu Takahashi
Digital Artwork: Shin Inoie (ED)
Digital Manager: Akinobu Sumimoto (eps 2-11)
Digital Photography:
Akira Yamamoto (ep 11)
Asuka Sawada (ep 8)
Chiaki Matsukura (8 episodes
eps 1-5, 7, 10, 12
)

Chiharu Horita (eps 1-4)
Hiromi Abe (ep 11)
Hironobu Horikoshi (T2 Studio; eps 9-10, 12)
Hiroshi Maeda (8 episodes
eps 1-5, 7, 10, 12
)

Hisashi Goseki (T2 Studio; eps 9-10, 12)
Kanae Ouchi (Assez Finaud Fabric; ep 9)
Kaneko Fujimaki (Assez Finaud Fabric; ep 9)
Keisuke Nozawa (8 episodes
eps 1-5, 7, 10, 12
)

Keisuke Takahashi (ep 8)
Ken Matsuda (Assez Finaud Fabric; ep 9)
Makoto Takahashi (4 episodes
eps 5, 7, 10, 12
)

Masahiro Soga (Assez Finaud Fabric; ep 9)
Masato Onoda (T2 Studio; eps 9-10, 12)
Mayuko Haseda (8 episodes
eps 1-5, 7, 10, 12
)

Naho Kozuka (T2 Studio; eps 9-10, 12)
Naoto Sawa (ep 11)
Natsumi Hanabusa (Assez Finaud Fabric; ep 9)
Shigeharu Ishii (ep 11)
Shinkichi Yazawa (ep 11)
Tadashi Kitazawa (ep 11)
Takeshi Kuchiba (Assez Finaud Fabric; ep 9)
Tetsuya Yoshida (ep 8)
Editing: Kengo Shigemura
Editing Cooperation: Daisuke Hiraki (ep 12)
Effects Animation Director: Shinjiro Shigeki (ep 10)
Finish Animation:
Aya Watanabe (ep 8)
Mariko Kudou (ep 3)
Misako Baba (ep 8)
Mitsuru Watanabe (ep 8)
Naomi Kaneko (ep 12)
Sachiko Kurita (ep 8)
Yuichiro Hayakawa (ep 12)
Guest Mecha Design: Kazutaka Miyatake
In-Between Animation:
Akiko Ikemure (eps 5, 10)
Eriko Murakami (eps 1, 5, 10)
Iriko Kawano (eps 5, 10)
Kanako Hiroo (ep 8)
Marina Sato (ep 8)
Risa Sasaki (ep 8)
Shouta Yoshida (ep 8)
Toshiya Hayashi (ep 8)
Yuusuke Yoshida (eps 10, 12)
In-Between Check:
Noriko Gotou (7 episodes
eps 1-3, 5, 7, 10, 12
)

Sumiko Hatakeyama (ep 8)
Insert Song Arrangement:
Shigezo Sasaki (In Cry of Vengeance; ep 8)
Toshimichi Isoe (In Cry of Vengeance; ep 8)
Insert Song Composition:
Shigezo Sasaki (In Cry of Vengeance; ep 8)
Toshimichi Isoe (In Cry of Vengeance; ep 8)
Insert Song Lyrics: Kazuhiro Watanabe (In Cry of Vengeance; ep 8)
Insert Song Performance: Yuichi Ikuzawa (In Cry of Vengeance; ep 8)
Key Animation:
Akemi Hayashi (ED)
Akihide Miya (ep 3)
Ako Kagiyama (ep 1)
Atsushi Takeuchi (eps 1-2)
Ayako Suzuki (ep 1)
Emi Sakurai (eps 5, 10)
Emiko Matsuno (ep 8)
Fumio Sasaki (eps 2, 12)
Haruo Ogawara (eps 2, 12)
Hiroko Kaneda (eps 1, 10)
Hiroko Kanehara (ep 5)
Hironori Tanaka (Neo Media Production; ep 4)
Hirotaka Nii (ep 8)
Hiroyuki Uchida (eps 2, 7)
Hisako Sato (eps 5, 10)
Hitomi Ochiai (eps 5, 10)
Hitoshi Kamata (ep 2)
Hokuto Sakiyama (ep 8)
Issei Hasegawa (ep 1)
Joji Ooshima (7 episodes
eps 1-3, 6-8, 12
)

Jun Mori (ep 8)
Kanami Nakao (ep 9)
Kanetoshi Kamimoto (eps 5, 12)
Kaoru Hayashida (eps 1-2)
Kaoru Sekiya (ep 1)
Kazuhiro Taga (ep 2)
Kazuo Sakai (ep 12)
Keiichi Ishikura (ep 12)
Keiji Gotoh (ep 1)
Kengo Fukuda (ep 9)
Kenichirou Yamamoto (ep 8)
Kenji Uchinou (ep 11)
Kiyoshi Matsushita (ep 11)
Kiyotaka Nakahara (ep 5)
Koichi Takai (ep 8)
Koichiro Ueda (eps 5, 10)
Koji Haneda (ep 1)
Masaaki Sakurai (ED; ep 10)
Masaharu Morinaka (ep 10)
Masahiko Matsuo (ep 8)
Masanobu Aoyama (eps 10, 12)
Masanobu Fujioka (ep 3)
Masao Takeda (eps 2, 7, 12)
Masumi Fujii (ep 2)
Megumi Kadonosono (ep 1)
Miho Aoki (ep 12)
Mitsuharu Kazuki (ep 2)
Mitsuzumi Yoshino (eps 5, 10)
Miyuki Inoue (eps 5, 10)
Noriaki Kobayashi (ep 1)
Osamu Horiuchi (ep 10)
Ryotarou Akao (ep 1)
Ryousuke Takahashi (eps 5, 10)
Sae Ōba (eps 5, 10)
Sanae Ikeda (ep 8)
Satoshi Shimodera (ep 9)
Shinichi Nozaki (ep 2)
Shinichi Shigematsu (ep 8)
Shinjiro Shigeki (eps 5, 10, 12)
Shoichi Masuo (ep 10)
Shou Sugai (ep 2)
Shouichi Funaki (ep 8)
Soichi Higuchi (eps 11-12)
Sumiko Hatakeyama (ep 8)
Takehiro Suzuki (ep 1)
Tetsuya Wakano (ep 9)
Tomohito Hirose (ep 12)
Tomoko Nakayama (ep 8)
Tomoko Sugimoto (ep 8)
Toru Yonemoto (ep 2)
Tsuyoshi Moride (ep 10)
Wakako Shigemoto (ep 8)
Yasuko Higuchi (ep 1)
Yasuko Miyazaki (eps 1-7 odd, 12)
Yasuko Sakuma (ep 5)
Yoko Takanori (ep 2)
Yoshihiro Hamasaki (ep 11)
Yoshitaka Kouno (ep 2)
Yuichiro Yamada (ep 8)
Yuji Hosogoe (eps 1, 3, 5, 10)
Yuka Takashina (ep 5)
Yukiko Ibe (ep 8)
Music Performance: Tomomi Tokunaga (Violin)
Music producer: Akira Yoshikawa
Organization:
Atsuki Sato (OP)
Masaya Suzuki (ED)
Original Mechanical Design: Niθ
Planning:
Kazuo Kuroi (Kadokawa Pictures)
Michio Suzuki (Happinet)
Shinichiro Inoue (Kadokawa Shoten)
Sumihiro Kamitama (Frontier Works)
Poem Recitation: Rie Kanda (ep 9)
Preview Poem: Jin Haganeya (ep 9)
Production Advancement:
Azusa Ochiai (ep 6)
Hiroyuki Hamaguchi (ep 9)
Naohi Noda (ep 4)
Takakimi Sugiyama (ep 8)
Toru Utsunomiya (ep 12)
Ying Chen (ep 11)
Yoshihito Kawahira (4 episodes
eps 1, 5, 10, 12
)

Yoshito Tanaka (eps 3, 7, 12)
Production Advancement Chief:
Sumio Takeyama (eps 1-10, 12)
Yuto Nakanishi (ep 11)
Production Desk: Yoshiko Takase
Production manager: Kyōko Kitamura
Program Publicity: Yutaka Endou (WOWOW)
Promotion: Mikio Kurihara (WOWOW)
Recording: Mitsue Narahara
Recording Adjustment: Ryoji Kameda
Set Design: Hajime Satou
Setting Production: Yuko Igusa
Setting Supervisor: Yoshinao Doi
Small Arms Setting Cooperation: Seiji Tanaka (eps 7-12)
Sound Effects: Daisuke Jinbo
Sound Producer: Toru Nakano
Sound Production Manager: Kanako Shimazaki
Special Effects:
Yutaka Chiba (Anime Film)
Special Mechanical Design:
Kazutaka Miyatake
Yasuhiro Moriki
Special Set Design:
Hajime Satou
Tomoyuki Aoki
Theme Song Arrangement:
Masayoshi Murakami (ED)
Toshimichi Isoe (OP)
Theme Song Composition:
Masayoshi Murakami (ED)
Toshimichi Isoe (OP)
Theme Song Lyrics:
Ikuko Ebata (OP)
Kanako Itou (ED)
Kazuhiro Watanabe (OP)
Theme Song Performance:
Kanako Itou (ED)
Yuichi Ikuzawa (OP)
Title Logo Design: Yoshiyuki Ujihara
Worldview Supervisor: Jin Haganeya
Kentarou Itou as Kurou Daijuuji
Rie Kanda as Al Azif

Ai Orikasa as Nya
Hikaru Midorikawa as Master Therion
Jouji Nakata as Titus
Junko Asami as Ruri Hadou
Kaoru Morota as Chiaki
Mia Naruse as Ennea
Mikako Satō as Elsa
Nami Kurokawa as Raika
Naoko Seto as Korin
Norio Wakamoto as Augustus
Satomi Koorogi as Sonya
Sawa Ishige as Alison
Takehito Koyasu as Winfield
Takumi Yamazaki as Doctor West
Tomoko Kawakami as Claudius
Yuu Asakawa as Makoto

Ayano Takami as Girl (ep 1)
Tetsuharu Ohta as Masked man (ep 1)
Japanese companies
2nd Key Animation:
AI (ep 4)
FAI (ep 7)
Front Line (ep 4)
JM Animation (ep 5)
MSJ (ep 6)
SOWAKA (eps 5-7)
VISTA (ep 4)
3D Graphics: Gonzo (ep 6)
3D Photography:
Assez Finaud Fabric. (ep 8)
Digital Network Animation (eps 3-4, 9)
Echo (ep 11)
Gonzo (ep 12)
Polygon Bangcho (ep 12)
Studio A-Cat (eps 3-4, 8)
3DCGI Cooperation: Polygon Bangcho
Animation Production: Viewworks
Animation Production Cooperation:
Nest (ep 11)
Palm Studio (ep 9)
Studio TENE (ep 4)
ZEXCS (ep 8)
Art:
Echo (eps 2-12)
FAI (ep 2)
Broadcaster:
AT-X
WOWOW (2006-05-18)
Digital Photography:
Assez Finaud Fabric. (eps 9, 11)
Falcon Inc. (ep 11)
T2 Studio (eps 9-10, 12)
Editing Studio: Studio Gong
Finish Animation:
AI (ep 4)
Assez Finaud Fabric. (eps 8, 10)
cube A motion (ep 10)
Echo (eps 4-5, 12)
FAI (6 episodes
eps 1-3, 5, 7, 10
)

Front Line (ep 4)
Hanil Animation (ep 1)
Hiryu Doga (ep 8)
IMOVE (ep 11)
JM Animation (eps 1-3, 7)
MSJ (eps 6, 8)
Seoul G&G (ep 9)
SOWAKA (7 episodes
eps 1-3, 5, 7, 10, 12
)

Studio CATS (ep 4)
Studio Cj (eps 1, 5, 7)
Studio Elle (ep 5)
VISTA (eps 4, 11)
ZEXCS (ep 8)
In-Between Animation:
AI (ep 4)
asread (ep 1)
cube A motion (ep 10)
EASIA (ep 1)
Echo (eps 4-5, 12)
FAI (6 episodes
eps 1-3, 5, 7, 10
)

Front Line (ep 4)
Hiryu Doga (ep 8)
IMOVE (ep 11)
JM Animation (eps 2-3, 5, 7)
MSJ (eps 6, 8)
Nakamura Production (ep 1)
Seoul G&G (ep 9)
SOWAKA (7 episodes
eps 1-3, 5, 7, 10, 12
)

Studio CATS (ep 4)
Studio Cj (eps 5, 7)
VISTA (eps 4, 11)
ZEXCS (ep 8)
Key Animation:
Anime House (ep 9)
Anime R (ep 1)
Anime World (ep 10)
arp Japan (ep 3)
Asunaro Studio (ep 4)
Echo (eps 4, 8, 12)
Hanil Animation (ep 6)
JM Animation (eps 3, 5, 7)
K Production (ep 1)
Nakamura Production (ep 1)
Seigasha (eps 5, 10)
Seoul G&G (ep 9)
Studio CATS (ep 4)
Studio Cj (eps 3, 7)
Wao World (eps 1, 10)
ZEXCS (ep 8)
Modeling Cooperation: Volks (eps 7-12)
Modelling Assistance: Polygon Bangcho
Music: ZIZZ Studio
Music Production: Frontier Works
Photography Cooperation:
Assez Finaud Fabric. (ep 10)
T2 Studio (eps 2-4, 6)
Post Production: Imagica
Production Cooperation: WOWOW
Saikyou Public Relations: Joymax
Serialized In: COMPTIQ (Kadokawa Shoten)
Sound Production: HALF H·P STUDIO
English cast
English staff
Translation: Adam Lensenmayer

Subtitle Editor: Laura Wyrick
(none)
English companies
Internet Streaming: Crunchyroll
Licensed by: Kadokawa Pictures USA

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