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Strange Love (OAV)

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©1997 Hiroya Oku・SHUEISHA / TOEI VIDEO / TFC

Alternative title:
HEN (Japanese)
The Queer
変 (Japanese)
Genres: comedy, romance
Themes: LGBTQ, yuri
Objectionable content: Intense
Plot Summary: Yoshida Chizuru is the sexiest co-ed in her class. Secretly, she's been appearing in TV commercials - despite the fact that students are forbidden from working. But one of her professors has uncovered her secret and hopes to use this information to his advantage. Yoshida's got plans of her own, and has no intention of giving up her acting career....
User Ratings: 100 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 5 votes (sub:3, dub:2)
 Excellent: 9 votes (sub:8, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
 Very good: 12 votes (sub:9, dub:3)
 Good: 20 votes (sub:12, dub:5, others:3
2 Spanish subtitled
1 Italian subtitled
 Decent: 14 votes (sub:12, dub:2)
 So-so: 9 votes (sub:7, dub:1, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
 Not really good: 12 votes (sub:11, ?:1)
 Weak: 8 votes (sub:8)
 Bad: 5 votes (sub:4, dub:1)
 Awful: 3 votes (sub:3)
 Worst ever: 3 votes (sub:2, dub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 195 users, rank: #3884 (of 9613)
Median rating: Decent
Arithmetic mean: 5.810 (Decent−), std. dev.: 2.4847, rank: #7796 (of 9750)
Weighted mean: 5.556 (Decent−), rank: #8267 (of 9750) (seen all: 5.56 / seen some: 4.00 / won't finish: 6.44)
Bayesian estimate: 5.792 (Decent−), rank: #6759 (of 7322)
Running time: 40 minutes per episode
Number of episodes: 2
Vintage: 1997-03-21 to 1997-06-21
Release dates: We have 2
Links: We have 2
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DVD (Region 1)
    Dynamite Dozen - 12-Pack (DVD) 2004-12-21
    Strange Love (DVD) 1999-02-02 (from $74.86)
    Strange Love (DVD) 2003-01-28

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Daiji Suzuki
Music: Goji Tsuno
Original Manga: Hiroya Oku
Character Design: Yasuomi Umetsu
Animation: Chūji Nakajima
Animation producer: Masahiro Kon
Editing: Masashi Furukawa
Filming: Akio Saitō
Planning: Naoko Takahashi
Recording: Fusanobu Fujiyama
Atsuko Kichiya as Chizuru Yoshida
Ayumi Sakurai as Azumi Yamada

Akira Ishida as Hiroyuki
Takehito Koyasu as Sushiaki Karasawa

Akemi Okazaki as Imamura (ep 2)
Aruno Tahara as Tadokoro
Ayako Miyauchi as female student
Junichi Sugawara as teacher (ep 2)
Makoto Tsumura as kid A (ep 1)
Mitsuru Ogata as gym teacher (ep 2)
Miyuki Ono as female teacher (ep 1)
Ryōko Kinomiya as Kiriko Yamada
Toshiharu Sakurai as skater (ep 2)
Yoshiko Kamei as Azumi's mother
Yousuke Akimoto as yakuza (ep 1)
Yumi Kuroda as Nakayama (ep 2)
Japanese companies
English staff
English cast
Translation: Victor Gong
Executive producer: John O'Donnell
Dubbing Supervision: Anthony Salerno
DVD Coordination: Gus Slugworth
Mix Engineer: Bill Donnelly
Production Coordination: Karel Havle
Quality Control: Brian Mah
Allison Keith as Azumi Yamada
Sharon Becker as Yoshida Chizuru

Hideo Seaver as Hiroyuki
Vinnie Penna as Sushiaki Karasawa

English companies
Audio Post Production: Laughing Dog Studios
Distributor: U.S. Manga Corps
DVD Menu Design: Cinemagnetics
DVD Premastering: Cinemagnetics
Licensed by: Central Park Media
Post Production: Skypilot Entertainment
Subtitles: Captions, Inc.
Translation: Variable Gear Studios

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