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Puni Puni Poemy (OAV)

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Alternative title:
Puni Puni Poemi (Japanese)
ぷにぷに☆ぽえみぃ (Japanese)
Objectionable content: Intense
Plot Summary: Poemi Watanabe (a.k.a. Kobayashi) is a 10-year-old girl with aspirations of being a famous voice actress. Unfortunately, her school grades are bad and her voice acting is even worse. But when a mysterious alien kills her parents and wreaks havoc all over Tokyo, Poemi grabs a talking fish, skins it into a wand and becomes the magical girl Puni Puni Poemi to save the day.
User Ratings: 1447 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 77 votes (sub:44, dub:30, others:3
2 Spanish subtitled
1 French subtitled
 Excellent: 194 votes (sub:119, dub:63, ?:3, raw:2, edit.dub:1, others:6
3 Spanish subtitled
2 Russian subtitled
1 French subtitled
 Very good: 307 votes (sub:195, dub:94, ?:3, edit.dub:1, raw:1, others:13
7 Spanish subtitled
2 Russian subtitled
2 French subtitled
1 Russian dubbed
1 Portuguese subtitled
 Good: 342 votes (sub:233, dub:95, ?:3, raw:1, others:10
5 Spanish subtitled
3 Portuguese subtitled
2 French subtitled
 Decent: 243 votes (sub:167, dub:69, others:7
2 Spanish subtitled
2 Portuguese subtitled
1 Russian dubbed
1 French subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
 So-so: 90 votes (sub:76, dub:12, others:2
1 French subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
 Not really good: 75 votes (sub:54, dub:20, raw:1)
 Weak: 32 votes (sub:22, dub:8, others:2
1 Italian subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
 Bad: 33 votes (sub:26, dub:5, raw:1, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
 Awful: 27 votes (sub:22, dub:5)
 Worst ever: 27 votes (sub:19, dub:8)
Seen in part or in whole by 2563 users, rank: #433 (of 9581)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 6.747 (Good−), std. dev.: 2.1346, rank: #4849 (of 9703)
Weighted mean: 6.686 (Good−), rank: #4942 (of 9703) (seen all: 6.75 / seen some: 5.09 / won't finish: 2.80)
Bayesian estimate: 6.694 (Good−), rank: #4562 (of 7285)
Running time: 30 minutes per episode
Number of episodes: 2
Episode titles: We have 2
Vintage: 2001-03-07
Release dates: We have 2
Opening Theme:
"Puni Puni Densetsu Ppoi" by Yumiko Kobayashi
Ending Theme:
"Yume Warai Uhyohyo" by Yumiko Kobayashi
Links: We have 3
Trivia: We have 11
Puni Puni Poemi DVD (Sep 2, 2004)
News: Show:
Anime Expo Awards (Jul 19, 2004)
AnimeNEXT 2003 (Oct 22, 2003)
ADV Films panel (Jul 21, 2003)
AnimeFringe: August 2002 (Aug 1, 2002)
AX 2002: ADV Panel (Jul 10, 2002)
ADV at AX (Jul 7, 2001)
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DVD (Region 1)
    Dragon Half / Puni Puni Poemy [Double Pack] (DVD) 2007-12-04
    Puni Puni Poemi (DVD) 2004-04-06
    Puni Puni Poemi / Kekko Kamen [Double Pack] (DVD) 2009-04-21
    Puni Puni Poemy - CD Soundtrack (OST) 2005-12-06 (from $4.99)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Shinichi Watanabe
Series Composition: Yōsuke Kuroda
Screenplay: Yōsuke Kuroda
Storyboard: Shinichi Watanabe (eps 1-2)
Unit Director:
Shinichi Watanabe (OP/ED)
Shintaro Inokawa (ep 1)
Takafumi Hoshikawa (ep 2)
Music: Toshio Masuda
Character Design: Satoshi Ishino
Art Director: Junichi Higashi
Animation Director:
Hiroya Iijima (ep 2)
Satoshi Ishino
Yumihito Oobayashi (ep 1)
Sound Director: Jin Aketagawa
Director of Photography: Youhei Suzuki
Shigeru Kitayama (Victor Entertainment)
Yuji Matsukura (J.C.STAFF)

Assistant Animation Director: Ryoichi Oki (ep 1)
Background Art:
Aya Shimizu (Studio Easter; ep 1)
Hirofune Hane (J.C.STAFF; ep 2)
Hisaharu Iijima (Studio Easter; ep 1)
Makiko Hirasawa (Studio Easter; ep 1)
Nobuaki Ishihara (Studio Easter; ep 1)
Noriko Ikehata (J.C.STAFF; ep 2)
Shinko Ueno (J.C.STAFF; ep 2)
Shizuko Nakata (Studio Easter; ep 1)
Tomoko Takahashi (Studio Easter; ep 1)
Tomonori Kuroda (J.C.STAFF; ep 2)
Toshiyuki Tokuda (Studio Easter; ep 1)
Yoshio Kajiwara (Studio Easter; ep 1)
Yuki Nakahara (J.C.STAFF; ep 2)
Shigeru Kitayama (OP/ED for ep 2)
Takanori Sugawara (OP/ED)
Yuji Matsukura (OP/ED)
Color Check: Mieko Maruyama (ep 2)
Color design: Mieko Maruyama
Color setting:
Mieko Maruyama (ep 2)
Miyuki Ishida (ep 1)
Cooperation: Katsue Ishii (Murus)
Digital Paint:
Akiko Uchida (J.C.STAFF; ep 2)
Emi Marumo (J.C.STAFF; eps 1-2)
Kan Onoshima (J.C.STAFF; ep 1)
Kazuomi Koga (J.C.STAFF; ep 1)
Keiichi Hashimoto (J.C.STAFF; ep 1)
Kyōsuke Ishikawa (J.C.STAFF; eps 1-2)
Mieko Maruyama (J.C.STAFF; ep 2)
Mika Funahashi (J.C.STAFF; ep 1)
Miwako Suzuki (J.C.STAFF; eps 1-2)
Tomomi Andō (J.C.STAFF; ep 1)
Yukiko Itou (J.C.STAFF; ep 1)
Digital Photography:
Hisao Maruta (J.C.STAFF; ep 1)
Rikiya Hirooku (J.C.STAFF; ep 2)
Ryou Sekihara (J.C.STAFF; eps 1-2)
Tatsuo Sakai (J.C.STAFF; ep 1)
Toyomitsu Nakajō (J.C.STAFF; eps 1-2)
Yoshio Ōkouchi (J.C.STAFF; eps 1-2)
Youhei Suzuki (J.C.STAFF; eps 1-2)
In-Between Animation:
Akie Hayakawa (J.C.STAFF; ep 1)
Akie Okamoto (J.C.STAFF; ep 1)
Ayako Yamaguchi (J.C.STAFF; ep 2)
Chie Fukushi (J.C.STAFF; ep 1)
Chizuko Koike (J.C.STAFF; ep 1)
Gou Suzuki (J.C.STAFF; ep 1)
Kazue Aoki (J.C.STAFF; ep 1)
Mirai Aikawa (J.C.STAFF; ep 2)
Mitsuru Kosuga (J.C.STAFF; ep 2)
Takayuki Abe (J.C.STAFF; ep 1)
Takehiko Kageyama (J.C.STAFF; eps 1-2)
Tomoe Sahashi (J.C.STAFF; ep 1)
Yūichirō Yamada (J.C.STAFF; eps 1-2)
In-Between Check:
Hiroki Okamoto (eps 1-2)
Nobuko Sugino (eps 1-2)
Takako Kōno (eps 1-2)
Mechanical animation Director: Ken Ōtsuka (ep 1)
Production Advancement:
Naoto Miyai (ep 2)
Takeshi Furukawa (ep 1)
Production manager: Jun Katou
Recording: Kazunari Tanaka
Recording Assistant: Yuki Ikeda
Sound Effects: Hideo Koyama (Sound Box)
Sound Production Manager:
Naohito Matsue
Naohito Matsuse
Theme Song Performance: Yumiko Kobayashi (as Poemy)
Title Logo Design: Norihiko Nezu
Yumiko Kobayashi as Poemi Watanabe / Puni Puni Poemy

Atsuko Enomoto as Mitsuki Aasu
Aya Hisakawa as Nanase Aasu
Kotono Mitsuishi as Itsue Aasu
Omi Minami as Shii Aasu
Satomi Koorogi as
Hitomi Aasu
Shinichi Watanabe as Nabeshin (himself)
Tomoko Kawakami as Mutsumi Aasu
Yuka Imai as Futaba Aasu
Yumiko Nakanishi as Mage Queen

Daisuke Kishio as Alien 1
Kan Tanaka as
Newscaster (ep 1)
Kotono Mitsuishi as Herself (ep 2)
Masaru Hachinohe as Staff Officer (ep 2)
Mikako Takahashi as Mikako Takahashi
Misa Watanabe as Newscaster
Ryu Itou as K
Shigeru Kitayama as Producer Kitayama
Takahiro Sakurai as Brat (ep 1)
Takeharu Ōnishi as
Alien 2
Department Chief (ep 1)
Toshio Masuda as Masuda (ep 1)
Yōsuke Kuroda as Yosuke Kuroda
Japanese companies
Animation Production: J.C. Staff
Background Cooperation: E-cho (ep 2)
Backgrounds: Studio Easter (ep 1)
Comptiq (Kadokawa Shoten; ep 1)
Kasairinkai Park (OP/ED)
Finish Assistance:
AIC (ep 2)
Artland (ep 2)
Niandai Animation (ep 2)
Production I.G (ep 2)
SHAFT (ep 2)
In-Between Animation:
A-Line (ep 1)
Anime House (eps 1-2)
APPP (ep 2)
Doga Kobo (ep 2)
E-cho (ep 1)
FAI (ep 1)
Frontline (ep 2)
GAINAX (ep 1)
Hadashi Pro (eps 1-2)
MI (ep 2)
Nakamura Production (ep 2)
Niandai Animation (ep 2)
Studio Cockpit (ep 1)
Studio Live (ep 2)
Tokyo Animation Center (ep 2)
Music Production: Victor Entertainment
Sound Production: Magic Capsule
Video Editing: Video-Tech
English cast
English staff
ADR Director: Matt Greenfield
Translation: Shoko Oono
ADR Script: Matt Greenfield
Executive producer:
John Ledford
Mark Williams
Producer: Matt Greenfield

Creative Director:
Chris Hawley
David Del Rio
DVD Coordination: Janice Williams
DVD Menu Design:
Joey Goubeaud
Russell Etchen
Joey Goubeaud (ep 2)
John Carrithers (eps 1-2)
Neil O'Sullivan (eps 1-2)
International Coordination: Toru Iwakami
Licensing Director: Nobu Yamamoto (Soundtrack CD; Geneon USA)
Localization Producer: Terry Ho (Soundtrack CD; Geneon USA)
Packaging Design: Russell Etchen
Post-Production Manager: Shelly Thomas
Recording engineer: Jason Grundy
Sound Design: Ryan Paul Henry II
Subtitle Script: Frode Aleksandersen
Subtitle Timing: Frode Aleksandersen
Cynthia Martinez as Poemi Watanabe / Puni Puni Poemy

Brett Weaver as Nabeshin
Hilary Haag as Magic Fish
Jessica Boone as Mitsuki Aasu
Kelly Manison as Nanase Aasu
Kira Vincent-Davis as Hitomi Aasu
Larissa Wolcott as Itsue Aasu
Luci Christian as Futaba Aasu
Monica Rial as Shii Aasu
Yu Haul as Mutsumi Aasu

Allison Keith as Newscaster
Andy McAvin as Alien 1
Brian Granveldt as Mr. Masuda
Bruce Lewis as Live-action appearance (DVD extras)
Chris Patton as
Guy who said “Spooge”
Greg Ayres as
Ball Person 1
Scooter Thief
John Gremillion as Mr. Kitayama
John Swasey as Narrator
Larissa Wolcott as Kotono Mitsuishi
Mandy Clark as Beautiful Teacher
Mike MacRae as News Chief
Mike Vance as Kurata
Paul Sidello as
Ball Person 2
Rob Mungle as
Alien 2
Nanase's Boss
Sasha Paysinger as Ms. Ishii
Sheri Sims as Mikako Takahashi
Spike Spencer as Ball Person 3
Tiffany Grant as
Kumi Kumi
Mage Queen

English companies
Broadcaster: The Anime Network
ADV Films (UK)
Madman Entertainment (Australia)
DVD Authoring & Encoding: M.O.F.C.
Internet Streaming: The Anime Network
Licensed by:
ADV Films (Expired)
Geneon Entertainment Inc. (Soundtrack)
Mastering: mediaHYPERIUM Studios (Soundtrack CD)
Packaging Design: Koyo Graphic International, Inc. (Soundtrack CD)
Post Production: Monkey Boy Studios

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