Idol Bouei-tai Hummingbird


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Alternative Titles

English: Hummingbirds
Synonyms: Idol Defense Force Hummingbird, Idol Boueitai Hummingbird
Japanese: アイドル防衛隊ハミングバード


Type: OVA
Episodes: 4
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Sep 1, 1993 to Dec 1, 1995
Producers: Youmex, Toho
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Ashi Production
Source: Light novel
Genres: MilitaryMilitary, MusicMusic, ComedyComedy, ParodyParody
Duration: 34 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


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Ranked: #91472
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When the Japanese government puts civilian organizations in charge of the country's air force, some of these companies decide to put their aspiring idol singers behind the controls of their fighter planes. Among these groups of idol singers is Hummingbird, a five-woman team consisting of the Toreishi sisters: Satsuki, Uzuki, Yayoi, Kanna and Mina. During a taping session, video director Kudou sees some potential in these girls and jumps in to help them reach the top of the charts by directing their debut video.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Murayama, Kiyoshi
Director, Script, Storyboard
Tanaka, Hideyuki
Sound Director
Kusachi, Fumie
Theme Song Performance
Uesugi, Hiroshi
Theme Song Arrangement


Opening Theme

#1: "Love Wing" by Fumie Kusachi (ep 1)
#2: "Romance ni Byouyomi (ロマンスに秒読み)" by Fumie Kusachi (ep 2)
#3: "MY BLUE PARADISE" by Fumie Kusachi (eps 3-4)

Ending Theme

#1: "Furareta Nante Omottenai kara (ふられたなんて思ってないから)" by Humming Bird (ep 1)
#2: "RAINBOW FORCES" by Humming Bird (ep 2)
#3: "Shitsuren Zenya (失恋前夜)" by Humming Bird (ep 3)
#4: "Yume no Basho e (夢の場所へ)" by Humming Bird (ep 4)

Nov 21, 2018
Rahkshilord (All reviews)
Sick of all those modern anime that try and shoehorn in idol singers into genres that have nothing to do with them, I decided to go back to the good old days of anime to watch this show about a group of fighter pilots that are also… idols.


This ova is strange, a group of idol singers who are also also sisters and an elite fighter squadron defending Japan from… someone. Seriously, I don’t actually know who they’re fighting against, especially in episode 1 where a dogfight breaks out and we never learn who the other side is at all.

Also, why Japan decided that idols were read more

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