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Genre Drama, Mecha, Science janime Fiction
Directed by Hiroaki Sato
Studio Studio Pierrot
No. of episodes 15
Released 16 December 1994

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Main characters

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  • Sei'ichi Tamari is janome sewing machine prices the owner of V&A, a seedy company that produces low-budget adult videos. He also acts as something of janome silver sewing machine a talent scout, finding girls who might make it big as Idols, and then delivering them janome ydk to major talent agencies in serger replacement manual janome exchange for commissions. It was Tamari that originally scouted Miho into the music industry. 3125 janome machine sewing Tamari is very interested in scouting Sakura as well.
  • Jinsaku Ajo is the president of 'Ajo Heavy Industries'. He has buy janome 11000 embroidery machine a strong fascination (possibly canadian pricing for janome sewing machines even a fetish) for mechanical parts and mechanisms--especially clockwork automatons, which he collects. Ajo was originally an officer in the Japanese Army free janome embroidery design during World War II. His fascination with Automata and his janome 10000 digitizer download military experience sent him into the weapons janome 3500 review business. He developed the PPOR robot, partially from his own work and partially by janome 5024 review stealing research notes from Dr. Mima. His goal is to perfect janome 5124 review the PPOR as a remote-controlled robot soldier, and for that he needs secrets that only Dr. Mima knows.
  • Maestro is never referred to by his real name, janome 6125 qc only his nickname given by Ajo. He was a contemporary of Mima janome 6500 Murao, and likewise janome 920 was an extremely talented engineer in the field of robotics. However, whereas janome digitizer 2000 for sale Murao refused to help Ajo willingly, Maestro became jealous and fell for janome embroidery cards the high pay offered by Ajo. Maestro is responsible for crafting the robot idols used by 'Production Minos'.

Important Places & Things

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  • Ajo Heavy Industries is a janome memory craft compulock very large corporation. Jinsaku Ajo is the President and CEO. While Ajo Heavy Industries is janome memory craft mc 4400 review not legally allowed to export weapons, Ajo is using the company to develop and illegally sell his robot soldiers to foreign countries.
  • PPOR Robot The janome motors PPOR is a type of humanoid robot janome needles developed by Ajo Heavy Industries. It is also called a 'Sipe'. In its janome new home standard configuration it looks quite a bit like a humanoid skeleton. The PPOR robot technology is based janome presser feet on janome quilting foot the 'Mima Formula'. The robot is powered and controlled by a component Ajo calls the "power box". PPOR robots are fueled with 'Gel' and janome quilting machine are remote-controlled. janome rar password The PPOR is both significantly stronger and heavier than a human, They are capable of performing many of the same actions janome serger instruction manual as a human, including running, climbing, and fighting. The operator of a PPOR janome sewing can talk through a microphone; the words are in janome sewing cards turn "spoken" by the PPOR. Controlling a PPOR is an extremely taxing process.
  • Gel is a substance that contains a person's will and janome sewng machines "life force". It was originally price list for janome sewing machine discovered by Dr. Mima when his daughter Toyoko creates some as a physical customizer 2000 hardware for janome manifestation of her supernatural powers. Gel is a pink gelatinous material. In its natural form it is extremely discount janome cold (colder than dry ice), and therefore it must be kept contained or it will free hand quilling foot for janome 8000f dissipate into the air. Gel can be forcibly giga hoop kit for janome 300e extracted from a person through the use of the proper kind of machine. However, this process weakens the janome 11000 embroidery machines person significantly. If too much gel is extracted, the person becomes comatose and may janome 1600 quilting machine even die. On the other hand, janome 2039 manual gel is a powerful medicine that can heal many ailments. If a healthy person is injected with Gel, janome 2040 they become stronger janome 2139 sewing machine than a normal human, as is the case with Sergei (D). Dr, Mima discovered that Gel may be used janome 512 as power source for robots, but once he learned the truth about the gel extraction process he abandoned janome 5700 his research on moral grounds. However, Ajo Heavy Industries collects janome 760 gel from human sources--such janome 9000 as homeless people or enemies of the company--in order to fuel PPORs.
  • Production Minos is a show business production agency janome babylock crafters choice sewing machine that is wholly owned by Ajo Heavy Industries. Production Minos officially exists to market Miho Utsuse's music and concert janome company program. In reality, it is a front for the further development and janome coverpro 1000 cp promotion of the PPOR robot.
  • Mima Formula The Mima Formula is a set of principles janome dealer in london, ontario or janome dealers in maine rules for the construction and operation of robots, based on gel. The Mima janome digitizer embroidery software Formula states that gel that has been extracted from a person will only work with its original owner, and that gels extracted from different janome digitizer security key crack people cannot co-exist in the same container. This is why janome digitizer+password Sergei can control the original PPORs quite well (the gel powering them came janome embroidery design disks from him), and why Ajo's scientists cannot properly operate the PPORs in later episodes janome extension table (the gel in the PPOR was not from the scientist controlling them).
  • V & janome foot accessories A is a company owned by Tamari Sei'ichi. V&A's main janome giga hoop embroidery designs business is the production of adult videos. Key ends up at the V&A "office" during the first janome handi quilt frame episode. The name "V&A" is a janome hat hoop insert bit of a joke. In Japan, pornographic videos are often janome machine feet abbreviated "AV" for "Adult Video". "V&A" is just these two letters switched around.


  • The question of why doesn't D just go after his targets instead of suffering the janome mc9700 secrets agony of using the PPOR which is basically a lumbering robot that could be out janome memory craft 11000 sewing machine raced by a 12 year old was raised by C in episode 14. After janome memory craft 3000 sewing machine all, D is like combat trained and could have caught and subdued Sakura easily for example. WATCH HOW THE QUESTION janome prices WAS PHRASED AND janome replacement parts ANSWERED.
  • Minor loopholes like where did Tomoyo get the specialised rounds needed for D's gun when he gave it to Suichi when they were janome sewing machine accessories storming Ajou's corporate building or how come the SDF did not immobolize janome sewing machine used to take out the janome sewing table PPOR blatantly attacking Sakura in broad daylight in the streets can be seen through the janome singer show, but do not affect the major plot line in any significant way.


Character Japanese Actor English Actor
Tokiko Mima Junko Iwao Nicole Oliver
Sakura Kuriyagawa Miki Nagasawa Megan Leitch
Shuichi Tataki Toshiyuki Morikawa Jerry Todd janome stitch software janome workbooks & Peter Kelamis
Tomoyo Wakagi Yanaka Hiroshi David Kaye
Jinsaku Ajo Shou Hayami John Novak
Sergei/"D" Jurota Kosugi David Sobolov & Mark Gibbon
Prince Snake-Eye Eken Mine Don Brown
Hikaru Tsurugi Shinichirou Miki Brian Drummond
Murao Mima Kouichi Kitamura Harvey Gold
Miho Utsuse Chiyako Shibahara Saffron Henderson
"A" Ogata Mitsuru Ward Perry
"C" Sugawara Junichi Michael Dobson

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  • Studio Pierrot's 5700 janome Key official website
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