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Naisho no Tsubomi (OAV)

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Alternative title:
ないしょのつぼみ (Japanese)
Genres: drama, romance
Plot Summary: Tsubomi is a little girl who is in the process of growing up. The show follows her as she discovers many things about life, she likes a boy for the first time and for example learns where babies come from when her mother is pregnant again.
User Ratings: 120 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 7 votes (sub:7)
 Excellent: 11 votes (sub:10, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
 Very good: 27 votes (sub:25, others:2
1 French subtitled
1 Spanish subtitled
 Good: 34 votes (sub:31, raw:1, others:2
1 Spanish subtitled
1 Russian dubbed
 Decent: 19 votes (sub:19)
 So-so: 10 votes (sub:9, raw:1)
 Not really good: 6 votes (raw:3, sub:3)
 Weak: 3 votes (sub:3)
 Bad: 2 votes (sub:2)
 Awful: -
 Worst ever: 1 vote (sub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 213 users, rank: #3653 (of 9406)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 6.867 (Good), std. dev.: 1.8071, rank: #4321 (of 9514)
Weighted mean: 6.834 (Good), rank: #4289 (of 9514) (seen all: 6.90 / seen some: 6.13 / won't finish: 4.66)
Bayesian estimate: 6.902 (Good), rank: #3717 (of 7150)
Number of episodes: 3
Episode titles: We have 3
Vintage: 2008-04-25 to 2008-06-27
Release dates: We have 3
Official website:
Press Release:
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DVD (Region 1)
    Naisho no Tsubomi - Complete Collection (Sub.DVD) 2018-01-09 (from $7.26)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Akira Shigino
Series Composition: Naruhisa Arakawa
Naruhisa Arakawa (eps 1-3)
Storyboard: Akira Shigino (eps 1-3)
Episode Director: Keizo Nakamura (eps 1-3)
Music: UbiQuinta
Original creator: Yū Yabuuchi
Character Design: Akira Takeuchi
Art Director: Kazuhiro Inoue
Chief Animation Director: Akira Takeuchi
Animation Director:
Isamu Utsuki (eps 1-3)
Sound Director: Kaoru Machida
Director of Photography: Tetsuya Nishimura
Executive producer:
Keiji Kusano
Michio Suzuki
Assistant producer: Shō Tanaka
Color design: Megumi Saitō
Color Key:
Fumiko Tanaka (eps 2-3)
Naoto Kondō (Studio L; ep 1)
Editing: Masaki Sakamoto (Morita Editing Room)
Finish Animation:
Akane Tomaru (Studio L; ep 3)
Ayumi Takagi (Studio L; ep 1)
Ayumi Yokoo (Studio L; ep 2)
Chiaki Numata (Studio L; eps 2-3)
Haruka Saijou (Studio L; ep 1)
Hiroshi Moriwaki (Studio L; ep 1)
Jun Ono (Studio L; eps 1, 3)
Kazumi Fujita (Studio L; ep 1)
Kouichi Aida (Studio L; eps 1-3)
Mai Kuroki (Studio L; ep 1)
Maki Kokubo (Studio L; ep 2)
Michiko Kado (Studio L; ep 1)
Mika Tanba (Studio L; eps 2-3)
Naoko Komatsu (Studio L; ep 3)
Naoto Kondō (Studio L; ep 3)
Reiko Nakanishi (Studio L; ep 2)
Risa Mimura (Studio L; eps 2-3)
Seiko Kuroda (Studio L; ep 1)
Takako Numata (Studio L; ep 3)
Youko Tomaru (Studio L; eps 2-3)
Yuuya Igarashi (Studio L; ep 1)
In-Between Animation:
Akihisa Katō (Studio L)
Atsumi Koganemaru (Studio L)
Harumi Ozeki (Studio L)
Kanako Hayashi (Studio L)
Mayo Suzuka (Studio L)
Megumi Kanee (Studio L)
Naoka Minami (Studio L)
Ran Sasaki (Studio L)
Ryūma Shirai (Studio L)
Satsuki Oguri (Studio L)
Tomoe Hirochi (Studio L)
Tomomi Umeyama (Studio L)
Yūko Hanawa (Studio L)
In-Between Check: Wataru Matsumura (Studio L)
Key Animation:
Atsushi Kasano (eps 2-3)
Ayako Satō (ep 3)
Etsuko Minami (ep 3)
Hirotaka Nii (eps 2-3)
Hisako Tanaka (eps 1-2)
Kaori Akimoto (ep 3)
Koichi Kikuchi (eps 1-3)
Mayumi Takeuchi (eps 1-3)
Megumi Tokuda (ep 1)
Satoshi Mishima (ep 3)
Shouichi Funaki (eps 2-3)
Takeshi Oda (eps 1-2)
Wataru Matsumura (eps 1-3)
Yoshihiro Nishio (eps 2-3)
Yukiko Shimizu (eps 2-3)
Yumiko Komiyama (ep 2)
Yuuji Oosawa (eps 1-3)
Music producer: Kazuyoshi Aoki
Production Assistant:
Minami Takashina (Shogaku Gonensei [magazine])
Norihiko Hanabusa
Takashi Sugimoto (Shogaku Gonensei [magazine])
Production manager: Takehiro Saitō (Studio L)
Recording: Chikako Abe (Tavac)
Recording Assistant: Naomi Hayashi (Tavac)
Sound Effects: Yasuyuki Konno (Suwara Pro)
Sound Production:
Sachiko Sekine
Yasuaki Sumi
Special Effects: Satoshi Onitsuka (Studio L)
VTR Editing: Yasuto Yazawa (Studio Plain)
Kaori Nazuka as Tsubomi Tachibana

Akemi Kanda as Rea Katō
Ami Koshimizu as Saya Endō
Kouki Miyata as Futoshi Kuki
Mitsuki Saiga as Yō Saegusa
Ryoko Shiraishi as Daiki Nemoto
Sanae Kobayashi as Yae Yamabuki
Japanese companies
Animation Production:
Studio Kikan
Backgrounds: Studio Tulip
Key Animation:
Dream Move
Studio CATS
Photography: Studio Elle
Production Assistance: Studio Elle
Recording Studio: Toei Audio Visual Art Center
Sound Production: Aoni Production
English staff
English cast
Translation: Minori Kato-Hopkins
Executive producer:
Eiichi Takahashi
John Ledford
Producer: John Ledford

DVD Authoring: Joel McCray
DVD Menu Design: Sarah Cain
Packaging Design: Sarah Cain
Production Coordination: Janice Williams
Production manager: Son Phan Le
Subtitling: Neal Barnes
Supervising Translator: Natalie Jones
Technical Assistant: Michael Olesch
English companies
Distributor: Section23 Films
Licensed by: Sentai Filmworks
Production: Sentai Studios

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