name = ICE
ja_name = アイス
Science Fiction, YuriInfobox animanga/OVA
director = Makoto Kobayashi
studio = PPM
episodes = 3
25 May 2007(ep. 1) 27 July 2007(ep. 2) 25 September 2007(ep. 3)
runtime = 40 minutes
nihongo|"ICE"|アイス is a 2007
original video animationcreated by Yasushi Akimotoand directed by Makoto Kobayashi. It is set in the ruins of Tokyoin the near future, after an unspecified catastrophe has led to the death of all human males and many females. The small groups of women who survive face the impending extinction of humanity. There are suggestions that the disaster was caused by human interference with nature, possibly biological warfareexperiments or genetic engineering.
Many of the survivors blame men's warlike nature and scientific arrogance for the catastrophe. However, even though men have perished, the women who remain are forced to use violence in the face of
bioterrorismand other threats. While some accept their fate as the last generation of humans, others see biological engineering as a final hope for the survival of the species.
The show's creator Yasushi Akimoto is also the producer of idol group AKB48. The cast is a mixture of experienced voice actors and young AKB48 members.; nihongo|Aoi|アオイ: Voiced by
Tomomi Kasai(AKB48)A woman who is in the Guardwomen ranks with long brown hair. She later betrays her comrades on the notion of getting pregnant in the future, as promised by Julia.; nihongo|Julia|ジュリア|Juria: Voiced by Akira IshidaThe ruling Commander of the Guardswomen with long blonde hair, who opposes the Kisaragi's ideologies. Under her direct command she has a large group of girls who are uses to test the ICE project as well as serve her needs, be it of a sexual nature or just common chores.; nihongo|Hitomi Aida|瞳|Hitomi: Voiced by Haruna IkezawaA blonde woman who is hit by a truck on the first OVA. After that she seems to coexist within the mind of the Captain of the Guardswomen. Once she is awakened in a hospital in her own time, she is told she was clutching a gold ornament; it is identical to something Yuki Ice-T wore.; nihongo|Hitomi Landsknecht|ヒトミ|Hitomi: Voiced by Junko MinagawaThe gray-haired Captain of the Guardswomen and protagonist of the series. She uses a swordblade and a large gun. For years she has not slept even once.; nihongo|Kisaragi|キサラギ: Voiced by Yoshino ŌtoriHead of the Kisaragi family, whose ideology is that if it is the fate of humanity to die, then let it be. She herself is the product of a genetic experiment, being a hybrid between a human and a jellyfish. She has pale white skin and long white hair.; nihongo|Mint|ミント|Minto: Voiced by Eri KitamuraA Guardwoman with short green hair who likes combat more than most people, but she does not like killing. ; nihongo|Murasaki|ムラサキ: Voiced by Natsuki Satō(AKB48)Second in command of the Guardswomen with long purple hair and a tattoo of a line over her right eye. She follows always her captain and is secretly in love with her.; nihongo|Rinne|リンネ: Voiced by Yūko Ōshima(AKB48)A Guardwoman who is also good at data retrieval. She is a level minded person with long brownish blond hair.; nihongo|Satsuki|サツキ: Voiced by Kurumi MamiyaAn ultra-violent girl who is said to have feeling for Yuki. She is a loli-type character with long black hair in pigtails. She tries to kill Yuki numerous times in a jealous rage and beats her bloody later on, because of Yuki's feelings for the Captain of the Guardwomen. ; nihongo|Usuha|ウスハ: Voiced by Yū Imai(AKB48)A Guardwoman who is especially good and retrieving information. She has long brown hair and wears glasses. ; nihongo|Yuki Ice-T|ユキ|Yuki: Voiced by Erena Ono(AKB48)A polite girl who speech and personality seem detached from what is happening around her, as she does not flinch when in immediate danger; nor does it change after it is over. She is a Kisuragi daughter, but not by blood, and has long brown hair in pigtails. When she met the captain of the Guardswomen, she immediately wanted to be friends with her.
Three episodes are planned. Each will be released in both limited-edition and standard
DVDversions. The limited editions come with a figure, a small artbook, and special packaging. The DVDs are released in Japan by Bandai Visual. [cite web|url=http://www.project-ice.com/ice_dvd.html|title=Official DVD listing|accessdate=2007-06-24]
; Episode 1 「一日目：はと—HEART」: Released
25 May, 2007: Catalog number BCBA-2919 (limited edition), BCBA-2122 (standard edition)
; Episode 2 「二日目：るる—RULE」: Due for release
27 July, 2007: Catalog number BCBA-2920 (limited edition), BCBA-2123 (standard edition)
; Episode 3 「三日目：あさ—ANSWER」: Due for release
25 September, 2007: Catalog number BCBA-2921 (limited edition), BCBA-2124 (standard edition)
One novel has been released. [cite web|url=http://www.project-ice.com/ice_goods.html|title=Official goods listing|accessdate=2007-06-24]
; nihongo|Thus Love Froze — ICE|かくて愛は凍りついた―ICE|Kakute Ai wa Kōritsuita ― ICE: Written by
Yasushi Hirano: Published 20 February 2007by Fujimi Shobo: 238 pages: ISBN 978-4-8291-1898-6
* [http://www.project-ice.com/ Project ICE official site] anime-links
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