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Cipher (OAV)

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Alternative title:
Cipher the Video
Plot Summary: This is a book about two twins named Siva and Cipher, who since entering high school have taken turns going to school and work as a model/actor under the name "Siva." When a girl at school finds this out she is not given a reason, but instead a two week basis in which she lives with them to try and be able to tell them apart without asking. At the end of the two weeks if able to tell the brothers apart, they have agreed to tell her the reason why they switch off. (from manga)
User Ratings: 38 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 2 votes (dub:2)
 Excellent: -
 Very good: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Good: 3 votes (sub:3)
 Decent: 6 votes (dub:3, sub:2, raw:1)
 So-so: 7 votes (sub:4, dub:3)
 Not really good: 10 votes (sub:8, dub:2)
 Weak: 3 votes (sub:2, dub:1)
 Bad: 2 votes (sub:1, dub:1)
 Awful: -
 Worst ever: 4 votes (sub:3, dub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 61 users, rank: #6144 (of 9611)
Median rating: So-so
Arithmetic mean: 4.553 (So-so−), std. dev.: 2.3474, rank: #9290 (of 9745)
Weighted mean: 4.654 (So-so−), rank: #9265 (of 9745) (seen all: 4.65)
Bayesian estimate: 5.415 (So-so+), rank: #7064 (of 7319)
Running time: 40 minutes
Number of episodes: 1
Vintage: 1989
Release dates: We have 1
Opening Theme:
"Against All Odds" by Phil Collins
Ending Theme:
"Against All Odds" by Phil Collins
Insert song:
"Footloose" by Wags
"FUN CITY" by Junko Yagami
"I Don't Like" by Mescaline Drive
"Kamikaze" by Thompson Twins
"Let's Hear it for the Boy" by Deniece Williams
"Let's Hear it for the Boy" by Wags
"Living in the Dark" by Army Call Up Test
For authenticity reasons, this title was voiced in English from the very beginning, with the cast consisting half American, English educators, etc.
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Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Tsuneo Tominaga
Original Manga: Minako Narita
Character Design: Yukari Kobayashi
Art Director: Shinichi Tanimura
Animation Director: Yukari Kobayashi
Director of Photography: Motoaki Ikegami
Executive producer: Toshio Azami
Animation Check: Chieko Hisha
Dialogue Director: Yoko Narahashi
Dialogue Translation: Yoko Narahashi
Dubbing Editor: Masafumi Mima
Editing: Harutoshi Ogata
Mixing: Hitoshi Yamada
Mixing Assistant: Shinichi Mizuno
Music Coordination: Yuko Sakurai
Music Planner: Minako Narita
Planning: Yuko Sakurai
Production manager: Yutaka Enomoto
Promotion Producer: Yoshimoto Ishikawa
Recording Director: Susumu Aketagawa
Sound Effects: Shizuo Kurahashi
Special Paint Work: Yoshiki Kumai
Theme Song Lyrics:
Alannah Currie (Kamikaze)
Dean Pitchford (Let's Hear it for the Boy & Footloose)
Eiko Itami (I Don't Like)
Joe Leeway (Kamikaze)
Kenny Loggins (Footloose)
Naotaka Yamaguchi (Living in the Dark)
Phil Collins
Tom Bailey (Kamikaze)
Tom Snow (Let's Hear it for the Boy)
Yoko Utsumi (I Don't Like)
Masahiro Maki
Mitsuhiro Anjiki (Maki Production)
Takashi Maruki (Admax)
Takayuki Ohkubo (Adva Aoyama)
Video Engineer: Ikuo Aoki
Jay Kabira as Cipher / Siva

Elly Narita as Elly
Eugene Nomura as Fred Williams (Jeff)
Jennifer Watt as Isabella Jones (Christine)
Mark Helgesen as Eric Laurence (Mose, Director)

Derek Siler as
Male Announcer
Man A
Eugene Nomura as Man B
Hidekazu Nakamura as
Male Narration
Jennifer Watt as Girl
Lisa Patrick as
Gingerman for CM
Young Girl
Mark Helgesen as
FM Radio Announcer
TV CM Male Narrator
Yoko Narahashi as Interviewer 2
Yoko Utusmi as Yoho for Mescaline Drive
Yuko Yunokawa as
FM Radio DJ
Interviewer 1
Old Woman
TV CM Female Narrator

Japanese companies
Animation Production: Magic Bus
Backgrounds: Studio CATS
Camera: Studio Cosmos
Cooperation Planner: Hakusensha (LaLa)
Distributor: Victor Entertainment
E.E.D. Studio: Sony PCL
Film Laboratory: Tokyo Laboratory
Post Production: Magic Capsule
Recording Studio: Aoi Studio

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