AIKa R-16: Virgin Mission
|Original video animation|
|title||AIKa R-16: Virgin Mission|
|Original title||AIKa R-16: Virgin Mission|
|Country of production||Japan|
|genre||Etchi , comedy , science fiction , dystopia|
|music||Jun'ichi Kanezaki, Hiroyuki Nomura|
Aika Sumeragi ( 皇 藍 華 ) is the child of two scientists who experimented with her at an early age to improve her body. During one of these experiments, a fatal earthquake occurs in which everyone with the exception of Aika is killed. The Berger Gōzō Aida ( 相 田 郷 造 ) saves her from this predicament and takes her in.
A few years later, she is a talented and sporty student who passes the exam to become a mountain climber in class C. Nevertheless, Aika, who is already sixteen, is still treated like a child by Gōzō. But since she now has a license, she offers her services as a salvor. Her classmate and chairwoman of the treasure hunt club Eri Shingai ( 真 海 エ リ ) then gives her the first assignment, which she gratefully accepts and sets out with her on a private yacht. On board this ship she meets a mysterious girl who is called Karen Minamino ( 美 波 野 カ レ ン ).
Production and publication
The anime by Studio Fantasia , directed by Katsuhiko Nishijima and produced with character designer Noriyasu Yamauchi. The three episodes were released on DVD from April 25 to October 26, 2007 through Bandai Visual.
The series was also released in English by Bandai Entertainment. On German appeared AIKa R-16: Virgin Mission on 11 July 2008 at OVA film .
The German language version was produced by the Neue Tonfilm Munich dubbing studio. Actress and voice actress Beate Pfeiffer was responsible for the dubbing.
|role||Japanese speaker ( seiyū )||German speaker|
|Aika Sumeragi||Ami Koshimizu||Malika Bayerwaltes|
|Gozo Aida||Akio Ōtsuka||Gerhard Jilka|
|Gust||Hiroyuki Yoshino||Patrick Roche|
|Karen Minamino||Mamiko Noto||Jacqueline Belle|
|Eri Shingai||Misato Fukuen||Gabrielle Pietermann|
|Risako Nagisa||Naoko Suzuki||Martina Duncker|
|captain||Takaya Kuroda||Crock Krumbiegel|
|Tsukino||Akio Ōtsuka||Hartmut Neugebauer|
- Official website ( Memento of December 2, 2006 in the Internet Archive ) of Bandai Visual for the series and OVA (English and Japanese)
- Official OVA Films website about the OVA
- AIKa R-16: Virgin Mission in the Encyclopedia of Anime News Network (English)
- AIKa R-16: Virgin Mission Entry in the synchronized file