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My Dear Marie (OAV)

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Alternative title:
Boku no Marie (Japanese)
Metal Angel Marie
ぼくのマリー (Japanese)
Plot Summary: Hiroshi Karigari is a college student who has secretly built an android modeled after a tennis club member he is in love with named Marie. Introduced as Hiroshi's sister, Marie Karigari is a sentient robot who feels a deep affection for her creator. Both have a hard time trying to conceal her true identity in order to keep their current peaceful lifestyle.
User Ratings: 206 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 5 votes (sub:5)
 Excellent: 16 votes (dub:9, sub:7)
 Very good: 52 votes (dub:26, sub:25, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
 Good: 56 votes (sub:34, dub:22)
 Decent: 37 votes (sub:25, dub:12)
 So-so: 14 votes (dub:7, sub:6, ?:1)
 Not really good: 12 votes (dub:7, sub:5)
 Weak: 9 votes (sub:6, dub:3)
 Bad: 3 votes (dub:2, sub:1)
 Awful: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Worst ever: 1 vote (?:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 354 users, rank: #2691 (of 9525)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 6.680 (Good−), std. dev.: 1.7693, rank: #5039 (of 9642)
Weighted mean: 6.639 (Good−), rank: #5099 (of 9642) (seen all: 6.70 / seen some: 5.55 / won't finish: 3.07)
Bayesian estimate: 6.692 (Good−), rank: #4537 (of 7237)
Running time: 30 minutes per episode
Number of episodes: 3
Episode titles: We have 3
Vintage: 1996-03-06
Release dates: We have 3
Opening Theme:
"Endless Party" by Yuko Miyamura with Mitsuo Iwata
Ending Theme:
"Hello, Strange Days" by Yuko Miyamura
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DVD (Region 1)
    Cosplay Complex / My Dear Marie [Double Pack] (DVD) 2008-07-01
    My Dear Marie (DVD) 2004-09-28 (from $18.64)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Tomomi Mochizuki
Script: Go Sakamoto
Storyboard: Tomomi Mochizuki
Original creator: Sakura Takeuchi
Character Design: Hiroto Tanaka
Art Director: Hidetoshi Kaneko
Animation Director: Hiroto Tanaka
Sound Director: Masafumi Mima
Director of Photography: Masahide Okino
Executive producer:
Wakō Higuchi (Victor Entertainment)
Yūji Nunokawa (Studio Pierrot)
Michiyuki Honma (Studio Pierrot)
Yuko Sakurai (Victor Entertainment)

Assistant Director: Atsushi Yano
Assistant Sound Director: Takeshi Takadera
Background Art:
Hirofumi Shiraishi (eps 1-3)
Kazuko Katsui (eps 1-3)
Masumi Nishikawa (eps 1-3)
Noriko Kaneko (eps 1-3)
Toshiyuki Yoshimura (eps 1-3)
Yasunari Usuda (eps 1-3)
Yuka Kawashima (eps 1-3)
Yuka Okamoto (eps 1-3)
Color Coordination: Miyoko Ichinose
In-Between Animation:
Akiko Nakamura (Dragon Production; eps 1, 3)
Kaori Miyagawa (Dragon Production; eps 1, 3)
Kenji Yamamoto (Dragon Production; eps 1, 3)
Midori Nagaoka (Dragon Production; eps 1, 3)
Miyao Suzuki (Dragon Production; ep 3)
Takayuki Shimura (Dragon Production; eps 1, 3)
Tomoko Takei (Dragon Production; eps 1, 3)
Key Animation:
Akiko Nakamura (Dragon Production; ep 2)
Hideki Kakita (eps 2-3)
Hideko Okimoto (ep 1)
Hidetsugu Itō (ep 3)
Hiroki Takagi (eps 1-3)
Hiroshi Motoyama (ep 2)
Junko Isaka (ep 2)
Kaori Higuchi (eps 1-2)
Kaori Miyagawa (Dragon Production; ep 2)
Keiko Shimizu (ep 3)
Kenichi Yamaguchi (ep 3)
Kenji Yamamoto (Dragon Production; ep 2)
Masao Ōkubo (eps 1, 3)
Megumi Mitsumoto (ep 1)
Midori Nagaoka (ep 2)
Minako Shiba (ep 3)
Miyao Suzuki (Dragon Production; ep 2)
Munenori Nawa (eps 2-3)
Nobutake Ito (eps 2-3)
Nobutoshi Ogura (eps 2-3)
Noriko Morishima (eps 2-3)
Saburo Masutani (ep 2)
Shinya Takahashi (eps 1-2)
Takashi Sasaki (ep 1)
Takayuki Shimura (Dragon Production; ep 2)
Tokuyuki Matsutake (ep 1)
Tomoko Takei (Dragon Production; ep 2)
Tōru Takahashi (ep 2)
Yoshimitsu Ohashi (ep 3)
Music Director: Yuko Sakurai
Recording Adjustment: Fujio Yamada (Techno Sound)
Sound Effects:
Daisuke Jinbo (ep 2)
Eiko Morikawa (ep 1)
Kenji Koyama (ep 3)
Special Effects: Kenji Ikeda
Theme Song Performance: Yūko Miyamura (ED)
Mitsuo Iwata as Hiroshi Karigari
Yūko Miyamura as Marie Karigari

Nobutoshi Hayashi as Tanaka
Rica Matsumoto as Hibiki
Yōko Asada as Mari

Fujiko Takimoto as Woman on TV (ep 1)
Jun Kisaichi as Delivery Man (ep 1)
Kōichi Tōchika as Club Member (ep 1)
Takashi Nagasako as Man on TV (ep 1)
Japanese companies
English staff
English cast
Director: Gary Dehan
Art Director: Laura Attwell
Project Translator:
Chris Hutts
Masako Arakawa
Executive producer: John Ledford

Creative Director:
David Del Rio (DVD)
J. Michael Stovall (DVD)
International Coordination: Toru Iwakami
Logo Design: Hiroko Fukumori
Packaging Design:
Hiroko Fukumori (VHS)
Mark Nasso (DVD)
Production Coordination: Janice Williams
Production manager: Lisa J. Miller
Recording engineer: Charles Campbell
Sound Design: Paul Killam
Joseph Anthony as Hiroshi
Lauren Worsham as Robot Marie

Dara Aylor as Hibiki Kennou
Greg Dorchak as Tanaka
Shawn Sides as Human Marie

Charles Campbell as Giant Rabbit
Ellie McBride as
TV Voice
Gary Dehan as John
Harry Soapman as Teddy Bear
Kathryn Feller as
Tennis Ball Marie
Lowell B. Bartholomee as
Big Bad Wolf
TV Voice

English companies
Broadcaster: The Anime Network
Distributor: Madman Entertainment (Australia & New Zealand)
DVD Authoring & Encoding: M.O.F.C.
Internet Streaming: The Anime Network
Licensed by:
ADV Films (Expired)
Recording Studio: Monster Island

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