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Glass Maiden (TV)

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Alternative title:
Crystal Blaze
クリスタル ブレイズ (Japanese)
水晶之焰 (Chinese (Taiwan))
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary: The stage is the Middle East in a not too far away future: in Rags Town, a city full of scum. A carefree detective named Shun is living in this city, doing what he pleases. But one day he meets a beautiful girl who's lost her memory, and he tries to solve her mystery without knowing that this would change his life and make him face a powerful enemy.
User Ratings: 216 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 3 votes (sub:3)
 Excellent: 3 votes (sub:3)
 Very good: 26 votes (sub:22, dub:4)
 Good: 55 votes (sub:50, dub:2, others:3
2 Spanish subtitled
1 Russian dubbed
 Decent: 52 votes (sub:50, dub:1, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
 So-so: 38 votes (sub:35, dub:1, ?:1, others:1
1 French subtitled
 Not really good: 17 votes (sub:14, dub:1, raw:1, others:1
1 French subtitled
 Weak: 15 votes (sub:15)
 Bad: 5 votes (sub:5)
 Awful: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Worst ever: 1 vote (sub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 493 users, rank: #2152 (of 9615)
Median rating: Decent
Arithmetic mean: 5.907 (Decent), std. dev.: 1.6862, rank: #7609 (of 9750)
Weighted mean: 5.883 (Decent), rank: #7624 (of 9750) (seen all: 6.06 / seen some: 5.98 / won't finish: 4.36)
Bayesian estimate: 5.980 (Decent), rank: #6500 (of 7324)
Running time: half hour per episode
Number of episodes: 12
Episode titles: We have 12
Vintage: 2008-04-08 to 2008-06-24
Release dates: We have 6
Opening Theme:
"Never looking back - Sukitōru Kokoro de" (Never looking back 〜透き通る心で) by Rie
Ending Theme:
#1: "qué sera-sera" by TASO (eps 1-8)
#2: "Kokoro yo Kaze ni Nare" (こころよ 風になれ) by TASO (eps 9-12)
Trivia: We have 1
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DVD (Region 1)
    Glass Maiden - Complete Collection (Sub.DVD) 2011-10-04 (from $59.62)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Mitsuko Kase
Series Composition:
Atsuhiro Tomioka
Masashi Tsukino
Script: Atsuhiro Tomioka (eps 1-12)
Katsuyuki Kodera (ep 9)
Minami Akitsu (ep 5)
Mitsuko Kase (eps 1, 12)
Shinichi Tōkairin (eps 3, 8)
Tetsuya Watanabe (ep 7)
Tōru Kitahata (eps 4, 12)
Toshiyuki Fujisawa (eps 2, 6, 10)
Yukio Nishimoto (eps 11-12)
Yūzō Satō (ep 11)
Episode Director:
Kazunobu Shimizu (ep 10)
Masahiko Watanabe (eps 5, 9)
Mitsuko Kase (ep 12)
Osamu Mikasa (ep 2)
Satoshi Nakagawa (eps 4, 11)
Shinichi Tōkairin (eps 3, 8)
Tetsuya Watanabe (ep 7)
Tōru Kitahata (eps 1, 6, 12)
Music: Ryo Sakai
Character Design: Hisashi Kagawa
Art Director: Yong Il Park
Chief Animation Director: Hisashi Kagawa
Mechanical design: Tomohiro Kawahara
Sound Director: Toshiki Kameyama
Director of Photography:
Jiro Tazawa
Toshiya Kimura
Masashi Tsukino (Studio Fantasia)
Satoshi Matsui (Happinet Pictures)
Shigehiko Sato (FCC)
Takeshi Ando (Toei Video)

Color design: Osamu Mikasa
Key Animation:
Atsumi Sakasai (ep 10)
Atsushi Ogata (ep 5)
Chieko Miyakawa (ep 4)
Chinatsu Ueno (eps 4, 11)
Eiichi Asada (ep 5)
Etsushi Mori (OP; ep 1)
Haruo Okuno (OP)
Haruyo Sakai (Studio Create; ep 6)
Hiroko Shigekuni (eps 6, 12)
Hironori Hano (eps 1, 6, 12)
Hiroshi Kosuga (ep 6)
Hisashi Kagawa (ep 1)
Hisashi Samejima (eps 6, 12)
Junpei Fukuchi (ep 5)
Katsuhiko Nishijima (eps 6, 11)
Katsuya Furumoto (ep 9)
Katsuyuki Yamazaki (ep 5)
Kazumasa Takeuchi (eps 5, 9)
Kazuyuki Ikai (eps 6, 12)
Kengo Fukuda (ep 10)
Kenichi Ishimaru (OP)
Kenichirō Yamamoto (ep 9)
Kōichi Shimoda (ep 6)
Manabu Yamamoto (ep 9)
Masaaki Sakurai (OP)
Masahiko Matsuo (ep 9)
Masahito Wada (eps 1, 6, 11-12)
Masakazu Kawazoe (OP)
Masako Adachi (ep 5)
Megumi Ueda (ep 9)
Michiko Tomoda (ep 6)
Mitsuhiro Okumura (eps 5, 9)
Mitsuko Baba (OP)
Naoki Muramatsu (ep 1)
Naoyuki Owada (OP; ep 11)
Nobuyuki Hata (eps 6, 11-12)
Reiko Fujita (ep 5)
Satoru Yamashita (ep 9)
Shigemi Aoyagi (ep 6)
Shōichi Funaki (ep 9)
Shōji Endō (ep 10)
Susumu Matsunaga (ep 5)
Tadahiro Hirakawa (eps 6, 12)
Takao Ozone (ep 10)
Takashi Hirabayashi (Studio Create; ep 6)
Takashi Tsuda (ep 1)
Takenori Tsukuma (eps 5, 9)
Takeshi Oda (ep 5)
Tomohiro Kamiya (eps 6, 12)
Tomoki Ogawa (ep 5)
Tomomi Murayama (Studio Create; eps 6, 12)
Tōru Imanishi (ep 11)
Toshiaki Satō (ep 11)
Toshio Hasegawa (ep 9)
Tsuyoshi Kakihara (ep 12)
Yasue Ohno (eps 5, 9)
Yasushi Shingō (OP)
Yōko Nomura (Studio Create; ep 6)
Yoshihiro Nishikawa (ep 5)
Yukihiro Kobayashi (ep 6)
Yūko Hineno (ep 9)
Yumi Kobayashi (eps 4, 11)
Yūta Masaki (eps 1, 6, 12)
Mechanical animation Director: Tomohiro Kawahara
Naoko Takahashi (Toei Video)
Yoshiko Nakayama (FCC)
Production Advancement: Mika Takahata (eps 8-9, 11)
Setting Production: Yasushi Shimizu (eps 5-12)
Theme Song Composition: Kōsuke Makino (OP)
Theme Song Performance:
Rie (OP)

Eiji Maruyama as Sensei
Mikako Takahashi as Ayaka
Miki Itō as Monica
Miyuki Sawashiro as Kirie
Naomi Kusumi as Lawrence
Norihiro Inoue as Kitō
Saeko Chiba as Sofia
Satomi Arai as Manami
Seiji Rokkaku as Porilin
Yū Kobayashi as Sara
Yūji Ueda as Akira

Kazuya Tatekabe as Homeless
Ooki Sugiyama as Judgment member (ep 1)
Ryou Sugisaki as Judgment member (ep 1)
Saori Seto as Girl (ep 1)
Seisou Aizawa as Brandon
Teruyuki Tanzawa as Detective (ep 1)
Japanese companies
Animation Production: Studio Fantasia
Backgrounds: GK Entertainment
Aichi Television Broadcasting (2008-04-08)
Chiba Television (2008-04-08)
KBS Kyoto (2008-04-10)
Kids Station (2008-04-17)
Sun TV (2008-04-10)
Television Kanagawa (2008-04-09)
Television Saitama Co., Ltd. (2008-04-08)
Tokyo MX (2008-04-11)
Digital Photography: T2 Studio
Music Production: Happinet Pictures
Official Site Production: BIGLOBE
Production Cooperation:
GK Entertainment (eps 2-4, 7-8)
Kelmadick (ep 10)
OLM (eps 5, 9)
Sound Production: Omnibus Promotion
English staff
English cast
Executive producer:
Matt Greenfield
Toru Iwakami

DVD Authoring: Neal Barnes
Media Coordinator: Janice Williams
Packaging Design: Larry Koteff
Production manager: Joey Goubeaud
Subtitle Script & Timing: Christopher Williams
Technical Assistant: Michael Olesch
English companies
Distributor: Section23 Films
Internet Streaming:
Crunchyroll (expired)
The Anime Network
Licensed by: Maiden Japan
Production: Seraphim Digital
Subtitles: MX Media LLC
Translation: MX Media LLC
Italian staff
Italian companies
Distributor: Yamato Video
Internet Streaming: YouTube (Yamato Animation)
Italian cast
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
Licensed by: Mighty Media Co., Ltd.
Chinese (Taiwan) cast

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