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Seasons:
1
Release Date:
1 April 2001 (Japan) See more »
Plot:
A young girl battles her way through the exciting games of Angelic Layer, where players fight with tiny robotic dolls to win the national championship. Full summary »
User Reviews:
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Cast

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Mayumi Yanagisawa ... Girl A / ... (5 episodes, 2001)
Masayo Kurata ... Classmate / ... (4 episodes, 2001)
Atsuko Enomoto ... Misaki Suzuhara (3 episodes, 2001)
Yuri Shiratori ... Hatoko Kobayashi (2 episodes, 2001)
Masaya Onosaka ... Ichirou Mihara (2 episodes, 2001)

Jessica Boone ... Misaki (2 episodes, 2001)
Kenta Katagiri ... Classmate (2 episodes, 2001)
Ai Maeda ... Kyoko's Follower (2 episodes, 2001)
Tomokazu Seki ... Masaharu Ogata (2 episodes, 2001)
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Series Directed by
Ikurô Satô (4 episodes, 2001)
Shinsaku Sasaki (2 episodes, 2001)

Hiroshi Nishikiori (unknown episodes)
 
Series Writing credits
Clamp (12 episodes, 2001)
Tiffany Grant (11 episodes, 2001)
Ichirô Ôkôchi (6 episodes, 2001)
Reiko Yoshida (2 episodes, 2001)

Shô Aikawa (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Fukashi Azuma .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
Hiroshi Hashimoto .... associate producer (unknown episodes)
Shinsaku Hatta .... producer (unknown episodes)
John Ledford .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
Masahiko Minami .... producer (unknown episodes)
Takayuki Nagasawa .... general producer (unknown episodes)
Yuji Suzuki .... associate producer (unknown episodes)
Tetsuya Watanabe .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
David Williams .... producer (unknown episodes)
Mark Williams .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
Taihei Yamanishi .... producer (unknown episodes)
Takeshi Yasuda .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Original Music by
Kôhei Tanaka (unknown episodes)
 
Series Cinematography by
Shuichi Heishi (unknown episodes)
Haruhide Ishiguro (unknown episodes)
Atsushi Takeyama (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Direction by
Nobuto Sakamoto (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Management
Shelley Thomas .... post-production manager (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Department
Hiroshi Nishikiori .... storyboard artist (3 episodes, 2001)
Yasushi Muraki .... storyboard artist (2 episodes, 2001)
Shinsaku Sasaki .... storyboard artist (2 episodes, 2001)
 
Series Sound Department
Jon Duckworth .... recording engineer: English version (unknown episodes)
Brent Marshall .... sound designer (unknown episodes)
Wade Shemwell .... sound design: English version (unknown episodes)
Stanley Thomas .... recording engineer: English version (unknown episodes)
Yota Tsuruoka .... sound director (unknown episodes)
 
Series Animation Department
Naomi Miyata .... animation director (2 episodes, 2001)

Asami Endô .... animator (unknown episodes)
Jun'ya Ishigaki .... mechanical designer (unknown episodes)
Takahiro Ômori .... animation director / character designer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Editorial Department
Sayoko Ogawa .... color timer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Music Department
Takahiro Ando .... music arranger: "Be My Angel" (unknown episodes)
Hal .... music arranger: "The Starry Sky" (unknown episodes)
Takao Kônishi .... music arranger: "Ame Agari" (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Toru Iwakami .... international coordinator (unknown episodes)
Masumi McLeod .... project translator (unknown episodes)
Atsushi Sato .... composition: "The Starry Sky" (unknown episodes)
Toshiharu Umezaki .... composition: "The Starry Sky" (unknown episodes)
William Zuidema .... subtitle script and timing (unknown episodes)
Ichirô Ôkôchi .... series composition (unknown episodes)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Kidou tenshi enjerikku reiyâ" - Japan (original title)
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Runtime:
25 min (26 episodes)
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Certification:
Australia:PG (DVD rating) | Canada:PG | Canada:PG (Manitoba) (video rating) | Canada:G (Quebec) (VHS/DVD rating) | Germany:6 | Germany:12 (volume 2) | New Zealand:PG | South Korea:All | UK:PG (cut) | USA:TV-PG
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Did You Know?

Quotes:
Shouko Asami:Why is your angel naked?
Misaki:I just got her yesterday and I haven't had time to get her any clothes yet
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Movie Connections:
Spin off "Chobits" (2002)See more »
Soundtrack:
Yume no TamagoSee more »

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6 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Awesome without a doubt, 5 October 2006
Author: LegoCrazy from Shakuras

I first read all of the manga, and was rather depressed because it was so good and cool... but it ended after a mere five books. Kind of like drinking a really good drink, and looking at the bottom of the glass and having that depressed feeling.

Back to the anime now. It was different than the manga in several ways; some more enjoyable, some that added an EXTREME twist, and some that were just slightly disappointing. Happens with all animes though... Chobits had the cute little Plum, and in the anime her name became Sumomo... Plum is cuter. It's ending was also different as well.

Age wise, it is perfect. It has elements that teenagers and little kids alike will like, although some parts are a little bit too kiddish, it's still a well rounded good anime.

I had read all the manga, and saw the box set at Best Buy and bought it. It was around forty, but it was well worth it.

And now I depart.

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