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Vampire Princess Miyu (OAV)

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Alternative title:
Vampire Miyu
吸血姫 美夕 (Japanese)
Themes: demons, occult, vampires
Plot Summary: Spiritualist Himiko Se finds herself involved with the supernatural when she comes face to face with a young vampire girl known only as Miyu whose purpose is to banish a race of demons known only as Shinma to the dark.
User Ratings: 624 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 32 votes (sub:25, dub:7)
 Excellent: 76 votes (sub:52, dub:18, ?:2, raw:1, others:3
1 French subtitled
1 German subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
)
 Very good: 136 votes (sub:107, dub:21, ?:4, raw:2, others:2
1 Spanish dubbed
1 French dubbed
)
 Good: 176 votes (sub:133, dub:33, ?:4, raw:1, others:5
1 Dutch subtitled
1 Spanish subtitled
1 Italian dubbed
1 Russian subtitled
1 French subtitled
)
 Decent: 112 votes (sub:81, dub:22, ?:5, others:4
1 German dubbed
1 Dutch subtitled
1 French subtitled
1 French dubbed
)
 So-so: 55 votes (sub:39, dub:15, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
)
 Not really good: 19 votes (sub:13, dub:4, ?:1, others:1
1 French subtitled
)
 Weak: 13 votes (sub:10, dub:3)
 Bad: 3 votes (sub:3)
 Awful: 1 vote (others:1
1 Portuguese subtitled
)
 Worst ever: 1 vote (sub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 1366 users, rank: #898 (of 9530)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 7.040 (Good), std. dev.: 1.6003, rank: #3510 (of 9641)
Weighted mean: 6.995 (Good), rank: #3717 (of 9641) (seen all: 7.09 / seen some: 6.25 / won't finish: 4.84)
Bayesian estimate: 7.005 (Good), rank: #3328 (of 7239)
Running time: 25 minutes per episode
Number of episodes: 4
Episode titles: We have 4
Vintage: 1988-07-21 to 1989-04-21
Release dates: We have 1
Insert song:
"Vampire Miyu" (吸血姫 美夕) by Naoko Watanabe
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DVD (Region 1)
    Vampire Princess Miyu (DVD 1) 2001-05-29 (from $12.13)
    Vampire Princess Miyu (DVD 2) 2001-12-17 (from $15.00)
LaserDisc
    Vampire Princess Miyu (LD 1) 1996-08-14
    Vampire Princess Miyu (LD 2) 1996-10-16
    Vampire Princess Miyu [Sub] (LD) 1992-00-00
VHS
    Vampire Princess Miyu (Dub.VHS 1) 1996-07-02 (from $9.48)
    Vampire Princess Miyu (Dub.VHS 2) 1996-09-25 (from $18.79)
    Vampire Princess Miyu - Chapters One & Two [UK] (Dub.VHS 1) 1996-03-04
    Vampire Princess Miyu - Chapters Three & Four [UK] (Dub.VHS 2) 1996-04-15
    Vampire Princess Miyu (Sub.VHS 1) 1995-04-16 (from $19.99)
    Vampire Princess Miyu (Sub.VHS 2) 1994-07-01 (from $4.00)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Screenplay: Noboru Aikawa
Storyboard:
Narumi Kakinouchi (eps 1-2, 4)
Toshiki Hirano (ep 3)
Original creator: Narumi Kakinouchi
Character Design: Narumi Kakinouchi
Art Director:
Yōichi Nangō (eps 3-4)
Yōji Nakaza (eps 1-2)
Animation Director:
Masanori Nishii (ep 3)
Narumi Kakinouchi (eps 1-4)
Sound Director: Etsuji Yamada
Director of Photography: Kazuhiro Konishi
Airbrush Work: Toyohiko Sakakibara
Assistant Unit Director: Akira Nishimori
Background Art:
Eiko Sudo (eps 1-2)
Hiroaki Satō (ep 4)
Mieko Chijinami (ep 3)
Yōichi Nangō (eps 3-4)
Yōji Nakaza (eps 1-2)
Engineer: Toshiyuki Fukui
Engineering Assistant: Yoshihide Mikami
Finish Check:
Eri Nakamura (ep 2)
Hiromi Anzai (ep 1)
Hiromi Nishino (ep 3)
Kayo Asai (ep 4)
Kouji Ootsuki (eps 3-4)
Takayuki Nishida (eps 3-4)
Yuko Kanemaru (ep 1)
Yurie Ōtsuki (ep 2)
In-Between Check:
Kazuyuki Kuroiwa (ep 1)
Ritsuko Shiina (eps 2-4)
Monster Design: Yasuhiro Moriki
Paint:
Akemi Tamura (ep 2)
Eri Nakamura (ep 1)
Haruko Tadenuma (ep 2)
Hiroko Kochiya (eps 1-4)
Hiromi Nishino (eps 1-2)
Ikuo Yamada (eps 1, 3-4)
Kazue Sugiyama (eps 1-3)
Kazumi Sakayori (ep 1)
Kinuko Tawara (ep 2)
Kiyomi Yamaguchi (ep 2)
Kouji Ootsuki (eps 1-2)
Nariko Tsuyusaki (eps 1-3)
Ritsuo Toyokawa (eps 1-4)
Satoshi Tsuchiya (eps 1, 3-4)
Sawako Yoshizaki (ep 2)
Shūji Miyahara (eps 1, 3-4)
Tadayuki Suzuki (ep 2)
Takayuki Nishida (eps 1-2)
Takuya Kawami (eps 1, 3-4)
Toshimasa Yamazaki (eps 1-3)
Yurie Ōtsuki (ep 1)
Planning Production:
Hisatoshi Maruyama (Pony Canyon)
Naotaka Yoshida
Production Advancement:
Katsuhito Yamamoto (eps 3-4)
Osamu Funada (ep 2)
Takashi Komatsu (ep 1)
Production manager:
Jun'ichi Ōtsuka (ep 1)
Motoyuki Komiya (eps 2-4)
Recording:
Yoshikazu Shibata (eps 2-4)
Zen Shiba (ep 1)
Sound Effects: Junichi Sasaki (Anime Sound Production)
Special Effects: Toyohiko Sakakibara
Title Design: Yasuhiro Moriki
Mami Koyama as Himiko Se
Naoko Watanabe as Miyu

Kaneto Shiozawa as Larva (ep 3)
Katsumi Toriumi as Miyahito (ep 1)
Kiyonobu Suzuki as Miyu's Father (ep 4)
Masako Ikeda as Miyu's Mother (ep 4)
Mayumi Shō as Ranka (ep 2)
Ryō Horikawa as Kei Yuzuki (ep 2)
Tesshō Genda as Armored Shinma (ep 3)
Yūji Mitsuya as Lemures (ep 3)
Yumi Takada as Akiko (ep 4)

Emi Shinohara as Kayo (ep 2)
Gorō Naya as
narrator
Shinma (ep 4)
Hidetoshi Nakamura as Aiko's Father (ep 1)
Hiromi Nakamura as Student (ep 2)
Kiyoko Kobayashi as Ryoko (ep 1)
Masato Kubota as Kei's Brother (ep 2)
Rena Kurihara as Schoolgirl (ep 1)
Shūhei Murakuni as Policeman (ep 3)
Tesshō Genda as Doctor (ep 1)
Toshiya Ueda as Shiba (ep 2)
Yōko Matsuoka as Aiko's Mother (ep 1)
Yoshiko Asai as Kei's Mother (ep 2)
Yuka Yoshikawa as Girl (ep 2)

Atsushi Anbe (ep 4)
Mayumi Kimura (ep 4)
Japanese companies
Animation Production: AIC
Backgrounds: Film Magic (eps 3-4)
In-Between Animation:
AIC (ep 2)
Anime Spot (ep 2)
Artland (ep 1)
Ashi Productions (ep 1)
Aubec (ep 1)
Bebow (ep 2)
Big Bang (ep 1)
Group Donguri (ep 4)
Kabochamura (ep 2)
Magic Bus (ep 4)
Office Next-One (ep 3)
Project Team Muu (ep 4)
Samtack (ep 4)
Studio Byron (ep 4)
Studio Egg (eps 2-4)
Studio Emu (ep 2)
Studio Rod (eps 2, 4)
Studio Ship (ep 2)
Studio Ten (ep 2)
Studio Wombat (eps 1, 4)
Watanabe Promotion (eps 1-2, 4)
Music Production: Pony Canyon
Production: AIC
Recording Studio: Central Recording
Sound Effects: Anime Sound Production
Sound Production:
81 Produce
Procen Studio
エアブラシ・ワーク: Light Magic (ep 4)
タイトル・リスワーク: Maki Production
仕上:
E&G Films (ep 3)
Hadashi Pro (ep 2)
NVC (ep 2)
Office Next-One (ep 3)
Pure Nippou (eps 2, 4)
Studio Mac (eps 2-4)
Studio Tomcat (ep 3)
協力: ToKyo BAY
原画: Studio Hakk (ep 3)
特殊効果: Light Magic (eps 1-3)
製作: Pony Canyon
English staff
English cast
Translation:
Mariko Nishiyama (ep 4)
Masaki Takai (eps 1-4)
Richard Uyeyama (ep 2)
Shin Kurokawa (eps 2-3)
Executive producer:
Janice Hindle (Dubbing)
Peter R. Haswell (Dubbing)
Producer: Robert J. Woodhead

Associate producer: Natsumi Ueki (Dubbing)
Audio Engineer: Brett Ekstrom
Communications: Pam Tomosunas (Dubbing)
Dialogue Mixer: Eric Tomosunas
DVD Authoring: Greg Green
DVD Menu Design: Juan Carlos Morales
DVD Producer: Shin Kurokawa
Editing: Roe R. Adams III
Music & Effects Editor:
Dan DeVries (eps 1-2)
Eric Wallace (eps 3-4)
Production Assistant:
Catherine Provost (DVD)
Jayme Westman (DVD)
Production Coordination: Natsumi Ueki (Subtitling)
Production manager:
Janice Hindle (Subtitling)
Peter R. Haswell (Subtitling)
Scott Carlson (DVD)
Script Supervision: Eric Tomosunas
Subtitling Director: Michael House
Voice Direction: Zach Hanner
Anne Marie Zola as Miyu (MangaUK dub)
Pamela Weidner as Miyu
Stephanie Griffin as Himiko Se

Belinda Bizic as Ranka (ep 2)
Bob Sayer as Miyu's Father (ep 4)
Chad Carlberg as Lemures (ep 3)
Jessica Watson as Akiko (ep 4)
Melissa Stanley as Miyu's Mother (ep 4)
Michael Granberry as Yuzuki Kei (ep 2)
Shaun O'Rourke as Miyahito

Amy Anderson as Schoolgirl (eps 1-2)
Connie Nelson as Ryooko (ep 1)
David Bjorkback as Schoolboy (ep 2)
David Stokes as Narrator
Ellen Lee as Kei's Mother (ep 2)
Greg Taylor as Clerk (ep 1)
Hope Brownewell as Aiko's Mother (ep 1)
Lee Domenick as Doctor (ep 1)
Linda Carlisle as
Giddy Schoolgirl (ep 2)
Kayo (ep 2)
Mac Ingrahm as Policeman (ep 1)
Maggy Brownewell as Giddy Schoolgirl (ep 2)
Ralph Brownewell as Policeman (ep 3)
Regan Foreman as Giddy Schoolgirl (ep 2)
Rick Forrester as Armor Monster (ep 3)
Robert Wailes as Kei's Brother (ep 2)
Sarah Wakild as Female Student (ep 1)
Shannon Taylor as Schoolgirl (ep 4)
Shelby Reynolds as Kei's Girlfriend (ep 2)
Steve Rassin as Police Captain (ep 1)
Tom Maddis as Shiba (ep 2)
Turner Knox as Aiko's Father (ep 1)
Zach Hanner as Larva (ep 3)
English companies
Distributor:
Madman Entertainment (Australia)
Manga Video (UK VHS)
Internet Streaming:
CONtv
Midnight Pulp (Dubbed)
RetroCrush (Dubbed)
Tubi TV
Licensed by: AnimEigo
Recording Studio: In Tune Music Recording
French cast
French staff
(none)
Barbara Delsol as Himiko Se
Charlyne Pestel as Miyu

Marie Martine as Miyu's mother
Yann Le Madic as Kei Yuzuki

Marie Martine as
Kayo
Ryoko (ep 1)
Pascale Chemin as
Akiko
Ranka
Yann Le Madic as Yoito

French companies
Broadcaster: Canal + (from 27 October 1998)
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
Executive producer: Luis de Val

Screen Inserts: Alberto Trifol (Spain dub)
Belén Roca as Miyu Yamano (Catalan dub)
Maria Moscardó as Himiko Se (Catalan dub; Spain dub)
Núria Trifol as Miyu (Spain dub)

Alberto Mieza as Remlas (Catalan dub)
Claudi Domingo as Miyahito (Spain dub)
Isabel Muntaner as Sra. Yamano (Catalan dub)
Joel Mulachs as Ranka (Spain dub)
Jordi Pons as Kei Yuzuki (Spain dub)
Marc Zanni as Kei Yuzuki (Catalan dub)
Montse Puga as Renka (Catalan dub)
Santi Lorenz as Amant (Catalan dub)

Alberto Trifol as Narrator (Spain dub)
Aleix Estadella as Miyahito (Catalan dub)
Claudi Domingo as Kei's Brother (Spain dub)
Félix Benito as Shinma (Catalan dub)
Geni Rey as Akiko (Catalan dub)
Jaume Comas as Narrador (Catalan dub)
Josep María Zamora as
Doctor (Spain dub)
Shiba (Spain dub)
María Pilar Quesada as
Aiko's Mother (Spain dub)
Kayo (Spain dub)
Miquel Bonet as Mare de l'Aiko (Catalan dub)
Quim Roca as Pare de l'Aiko (Catalan dub)
Ramon Canals as Aiko's Father (Spain dub)
Reyes Serrano as Kei's Mother (Spain dub)
Sílvia Gómez as Ryoko (Spain dub)

Ana María Camps (Catalan dub)
Assumpta Navascues (Catalan dub)
Cristina Mauri (Catalan dub)
Elisabet Bargalló (Catalan dub)
Joel Mulachs (Catalan dub)
Marta Ullod (Catalan dub)
Nuria Doménech (Catalan dub)
Spanish companies
Distributor: Manga Films (Spain; eps 1-2)
Dubbing Studio:
Q.T. Lever (Spain dub)
Triveu (Catalan dub)
Italian staff
Italian cast
Dubbing Director: Stefania Patruno
Stefania Patruno as Himiko

Antonio Paiola as Shinma (ep 4)
Cinzia Massironi as Ranka (ep 2)
Dania Cericola as Madre di Miyu (ep 4)
Dario Oppido as Narratore
Gianluca Iacono as
Padre di Kei (ep 2)
Padre di Miyu (ep 4)
Lorella De Luca as Akiko (ep 4)
Luca Sandri as Kei Yuzuki (ep 2)
Marco Balzarotti as Armatura (ep 3)
Mario Scarabelli as Murasaki (ep 3)
Massimo Di Benedetto as Lemures (ep 3)
Paolo Sesana as
Agente (ep 3)
Miyahito (ep 1)
Patrizio Prata as Larva
Rossana Bassani as Madre di Kei (ep 2)
Tania de Domenico as Ryoko (ep 1)
Italian companies
Broadcaster: Man-Ga (from 28 December 2010)
Distributor: Yamato Video
German staff
German cast
ADR Director: Mario von Jascheroff
Cathlen Gawlich as Himiko
Rubina Kuraoka as Miyu

Jill Böttcher as Ranka
Julia Meynen as Akiko

Anja Rybiczka as Mutter (Miyu)
Dennis Schmidt-Foß as
Larva
Vater (Himiko)
Jan Spitzer as Erzähler
Julia Meynen as Ryoko
Mario von Jascheroff as Vater (Miyu)
Reinhard Scheunemann as
Arzt
Rüst-Monster
Tim Moeseritz as Shiba

German companies
Distributor:
Anime-Virtual
Kazé Germany (now)
Dubbing: Elektrofilm (re-edition)
Publisher: Carlsen Comics
Dutch staff
Dutch companies
(none)
Distributor: Manga DVD
Dutch cast
(none)

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