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The Humanoid (OAV)

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©1986 Hiro Media/Kaname Productions/Toshiba-EMI Ltd.

Alternative title:
The Humanoid - Ai no Wakusei Lazeria (Japanese)
ザ・ヒューマノイド 哀の惑星レザリア (Japanese)
Themes: mecha
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary: Dr. Watson has a dream: a thinking, feeling robot. The planetary governor, on the other hand, wants nothing short of the power the ruins of the past civilization represents.
User Ratings: 73 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Excellent: 2 votes (sub:1, dub:1)
 Very good: 4 votes (sub:3, dub:1)
 Good: 9 votes (sub:7, dub:2)
 Decent: 14 votes (sub:10, dub:4)
 So-so: 7 votes (sub:5, dub:2)
 Not really good: 10 votes (sub:6, dub:3, raw:1)
 Weak: 10 votes (sub:6, dub:3, ?:1)
 Bad: 6 votes (sub:4, dub:2)
 Awful: 6 votes (dub:4, sub:2)
 Worst ever: 4 votes (dub:2, sub:2)
Seen in part or in whole by 105 users, rank: #5082 (of 9518)
Median rating: So-so
Arithmetic mean: 4.521 (So-so−), std. dev.: 2.4163, rank: #9208 (of 9638)
Weighted mean: 4.601 (So-so−), rank: #9203 (of 9638) (seen all: 4.65 / seen some: 1.00)
Bayesian estimate: 5.064 (So-so), rank: #7116 (of 7236)
Running time: 45 minutes
Number of episodes: 1
1986-03-21 (Japan, limited theatrical release)
Release dates: We have 3
Opening Theme:
"Dancing in the Rain" by Megumi Hayakawa
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DVD (Region 1)
    The Humanoid (DVD) 2003-12-02 (from $34.95)
    The Humanoid (DVD) 2005-04-26
    The Humanoid [Sub] (LD) 1993-03-12

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Shin'ichi Masaki
Screenplay: Koichi Mizuide
Original Character Design: Hajime Sorayama
Character Design: Shōhei Kohara
Art Director: Geki Katsumata
Animation Director: Osamu Kamijō
Mechanical design: Shōhei Kohara
Director of Photography: Motoaki Ikegami
Producer: Hakihiro Nagao

Color Key: Yoshiko Iizuka
Editing: Shuichi Kakesu
Editorial Supervision: Shigenori Kageyama
General Producer: Hiromasa Shibazaki
Image Creation: Takahiro Toyomasu
Key Animation: Masami Ōbari
Music Director: Noriyoshi Matsuura
Sub-mechanical Design: Masanori Nishii
Kazuki Yao as Eric
Yoshiko Sakakibara as Antoinette
Yumiko Shibata as Sheri

Eiji Maruyama as Libero
Hidekatsu Shibata as Dr. Watson
Hikari Akiyama as Ignasia
Kazuyuki Sogabe as Governor Proud
Kiyoshi Kobayashi as
Runa Akiyama as Ignasia

Kenichi Ono as Soldier B
Masaharu Satō as
Susumu Kotaki as Soldier A
Japanese companies
Animation Assistance: Nishiko Pro
Animation Production: Kaname Production
Backgrounds: Studio Cosmos
Photography: Studio Cosmos
Production: Toshiba EMI
English staff
English cast
Director: Sarah-Anne Dafoe
Executive producer: John O'Donnell
DVD Coordination: Michael Palan
Engineering Assistant: Trevor Smith
Production Coordination:
Edward S. Whang
Janet Kendrick
Re-Recording Engineer: Keith A. Goddard
Recording engineer: Tim Bavis
Script Conformation: Ward Perry
Video Post-Production: Pierre de la Roche
Wordfit Editor: Karl Willems
Cathy Weseluck as Antoinette
Janyse Jaud as Sheri
Mark Hildreth as Eric

Robert O. Smith as Dr. Watson
Sarah-Anne Dafoe as Princess Ignasia
Ward Perry as Governer Proud

Ken Kramer as Minister Libero
English companies
ADR Production: The Ocean Group
Image Entertainment (LaserDisc)
U.S. Manga Corps
DVD Menu Design: Cinepost
DVD Premastering: Cinepost
Licensed by: Central Park Media
Subtitles: Studio Nemo
Translation: Studio Nemo

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