Ga-Rei-Zero (TV)

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[ prequel of (The) Enchained Spiritual Beast Ga-Rei (manga) ]

Alternative title:
喰霊-零- (Japanese) 
Genres: action , drama , horror , supernatural 
Themes: demons , gore , tragedy , youkai 
Objectionable content: Intense 
Plot Summary: The Japanese Ministry of Defense has an anti-paranormal special forces group called the Paranormal Disaster Countermeasure Headquarters. They're the ones responsible to protect Japanese soil and its people from supernatural and paranormal events. However, things didn't go so well in one of their missions, which leads to intervention by the Ministry of Enviroment's Supernatural Disaster Countermeasures Division after the PDCH has sustained large numbers of casualties battling demons. 
User Ratings: 2420 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 292 votes (sub:247, dub:39, raw:2, ?:1, others:3
3 Spanish subtitled
)
 Excellent: 751 votes (sub:673, dub:57, raw:4, edit.dub:1, others:16
7 Spanish subtitled
3 Portuguese subtitled
2 Italian subtitled
2 German subtitled
1 Polish subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
)
 Very good: 730 votes (sub:613, dub:93, raw:2, ?:1, edit.dub:1, others:20
9 Spanish subtitled
2 German subtitled
2 Italian subtitled
2 Portuguese subtitled
1 Czech subtitled
1 French subtitled
1 Spanish edited dub
1 Russian subtitled
1 Chinese mandarin subtitled
)
 Good: 410 votes (sub:346, dub:50, raw:2, ?:1, others:11
5 Spanish subtitled
3 French subtitled
1 Polish subtitled
1 Russian dubbed
1 Portuguese subtitled
)
 Decent: 119 votes (sub:109, dub:9, others:1
1 Russian subtitled
)
 So-so: 52 votes (sub:38, dub:13, raw:1)
 Not really good: 24 votes (sub:15, dub:8, others:1
1 Russian dubbed
)
 Weak: 24 votes (sub:19, dub:5)
 Bad: 8 votes (sub:4, dub:4)
 Awful: 2 votes (sub:2)
 Worst ever: 8 votes (sub:7, dub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 3500 users, rank: #260 (of 6020)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 8.078 (Very good), std. dev.: 1.4574, rank: #383 (of 6014)
Weighted mean: 7.984 (Very good), rank: #455 (of 6014) (seen all: 8.05 / seen some: 7.17 / won't finish: 4.17)
Bayesian estimate: 7.981 (Very good), rank: #296 (of 4525)
Running time: 24 minutes per episode 
Number of episodes: 12 
Episode titles: We have 12
Vintage: 2008-10-05 to 2008-12-21 
Release dates: We have 1
Opening Theme:
"Paradise Lost" by Minori Chihara 
Ending Theme:
#1: "Yume no Ashioto ga Kikoeru" by Kaoru Mizuhara (eps 2,4-11) 
#2: "Paradise Lost" by Minori Chihara (eps 3,12) 
Review:
Ga-Rei Zero DVD/Blu-Ray (May 3, 2011)
News: Show:
Funimation (Apr 25, 2011)
Funimation Industry Panel (Apr 23, 2011)
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Blu-Ray + DVD combo
    Ga-Rei-Zero - The Complete Series (BD+DVD) 2011-02-22 (from $29.96)
    Ga-Rei-Zero - The Complete Series [Limited Edition] (BD+DVD) 2011-02-22 (from $37.42)
    Ga-Rei-Zero - The Complete Series (BD+DVD 1-2) 2012-10-16 (from $32.02)
DVD (Region 2)
    Ga-Rei-Zero - Collection (DVD) 2013-04-22

Japanese staff
Japanese companies
Director: Ei Aoki 
Series Composition: Katsuhiko Takayama 
Script: Katsuhiko Takayama (eps 1-12) 
Storyboard:
Atsushi Ootsuki (ep 11) 
Ei Aoki (5 episodes
eps 1-2, 9-10, 12
)
 
Hiroki Hayashi (eps 8, 10) 
Keiji Gotoh (ep 4) 
Makoto Bessho (ep 3) 
Masaharu Tomoda (ep 6) 
Naoto Hosoda (ep 5) 
Yuuichi Nihei (ep 7) 
Episode Director:
Atsushi Ootsuki (ep 11) 
Ei Aoki (eps 1, 12) 
Hiroshi Tamada (ep 8) 
Jun Takahashi (ep 9) 
Keiji Gotoh (ep 4) 
Kenji Seto (ep 2) 
Makoto Bessho (ep 3) 
Masaharu Tomoda (eps 6, 10) 
Masatsugu Arakawa (ep 7) 
Naoto Hosoda (ep 5) 
Yorifusa Yamaguchi (ep 7) 
Original creator: Hajime Segawa 
Character Design: Osamu Horiuchi 
Art Director: Yoshimi Umino 
Chief Animation Director: Osamu Horiuchi 
Animation Director:
Akitoshi Maeda (ep 11) 
Chika Kojima (ep 4) 
Chuuichi Iguchi (ep 7) 
Eiji Ishimoto (eps 2, 10) 
Hidetsugu Hirayama (ep 1) 
Keiji Gotoh (ep 4) 
Maiko Okada (ep 1) 
Masako Matsumoto (ep 2) 
Masao Ebihara (ep 8) 
Megumi Kadonosono (ep 4) 
Miyako Yatsu (ep 7) 
Noritomo Hattori (ep 6) 
Osamu Horiuchi (ep 12) 
Ruriko Watanabe (eps 5, 9) 
Ryousuke Tanigawa (ep 4) 
Ryuichi Makino (ep 3) 
Shinichi Kurita (eps 6, 12) 
Yoshitaka Kohno (eps 2, 10) 
Yoshiya Yamamoto (ep 9) 
Sound Director: Yota Tsuruoka 
Director of Photography: Seiichi Morishita 

2nd Key Animation:
Hokuto Sakiyama (ep 6) 
Shin Wakabayashi (ep 6) 
3D Animation: Yumiko Abe 
Animation producer: Kiyonori Hiramatsu 
Assistant Episode Director: Yūichirō Tsutsumi (OP, ED; ep 2) 
Chief Monster Animation Director: Shinichi Kurita (eps 1-3) 
Color Designation: Naoki Fukutani 
Editing: Junichi Itou 
In-Between Animation: Daiki Miyagawa (ep 6) 
Key Animation:
Chiyuki Tanaka (OP) 
Keiji Gotoh (ep 12) 
Kenichi Kutsuna (ep 6) 
Megumi Kadonosono (ep 12) 
Shin Wakabayashi (ep 12) 
Shinichi Kurita (5 episodes
eps 1, 3, 6, 10, 12
)
 
Literature: Rie Koshika 
Logo Design: Jin Ichikawa (sun graphic) 
Monster Animation Director: Shinichi Kurita (eps 1-12) 
Monster Design: Shinichi Kurita 
Music producer: Shigeru Saitō (Lantis) 
Planning Producer: Atsushi Itou 
Prop Design:
Keiichi Eda 
Maiko Okada 
Recording Adjustment: Yasushi Nagura 
Recording Assistant: Mika Kamemoto 
Theme Song Performance:
Kaoru Mizuhara (ED) 
Minori Chihara (ED2) 
2nd Key Animation:
A-Line (ep 11) 
AIC Digital  (eps 2, 6, 10) 
AIC PLUS (ep 6) 
APPP  (eps 6, 9-10) 
Araki Productions (ep 4) 
asread (eps 7, 10-11) 
Bee Train  (ep 2) 
Big Bang (ep 11) 
Daume (ep 8) 
Def. C  (ep 7) 
Dogakobo (eps 6, 8) 
Dream Force (ep 12) 
FAI  (eps 10, 12) 
Front Line (eps 5, 7, 9, 12) 
GoHands (ep 12) 
Last House (eps 5, 9) 
Magic Bus (ep 12) 
Meta Studio (ep 5) 
Production I.G (ep 11) 
Satelight (eps 2, 4, 12) 
Satelight Osaka Studio (ep 2) 
Seigasha (ep 5) 
Studio Gash (ep 8) 
Studio Live (ep 2) 
Studio Onepack (ep 9) 
Studio Ron (ep 7) 
Sunshine Corporation (eps 4, 9) 
TNK (ep 12) 
Triple A (ep 11) 
Wai Wai Company (eps 6, 8) 
Wao World (ep 11) 
Xebec (eps 9, 12) 
Yumeta Company (ep 11) 
Animation Cooperation:
Gonzo (ep 8) 
Studio Ron (ep 7) 
Xebec (ep 11) 
Animation Production:
AIC Spirits 
asread 
Background Art: Production AI 
Broadcaster:
AT-X (2008-10-15) 
Chiba TV (2008-10-05) 
KBS Kyoto (2008-10-06) 
Sun TV (2008-10-07) 
Tokyo MX TV (2008-10-08) 
TV Aichi (2008-10-08) 
TV Hokkaido (2008-10-10) 
TV Kanagawa (2008-10-06) 
TV Saitama (2008-10-05) 
TVQ Kyushu Broadcasting Co., Ltd. (2008-10-07) 
CG Production: Studio Galapagos 
Effects:
Xebec  (ep 11) 
Finish Animation:
AI (5 episodes
eps 2, 6, 9-10, 12
)
 
AIC Digital (eps 3, 10) 
AIC Spirits (ep 3) 
Asahi Production (6 episodes
eps 4-6, 9, 11-12
)
 
D-COLORS (eps 2-3) 
DEFA (ep 12) 
DEXS (ep 12) 
FAI (eps 3, 6, 12) 
Fanout (8 episodes
eps 2-6, 9-10, 12
)
 
Front Line (eps 4-5, 7-12) 
Hayashi (ep 11) 
iseriA (eps 5, 9) 
Mook Animation (eps 8, 12) 
RIC (eps 1, 4, 9) 
Rising Force (eps 3, 8) 
Rocket Vision (ep 8) 
Studio Elle (6 episodes
eps 1, 3-5, 9, 12
)
 
Studio Ron (8 episodes
eps 1-5, 7, 9, 12
)
 
Tamazawa Animation House (eps 2-3) 
Triple A (6 episodes
eps 1, 3-4, 9, 11-12
)
 
In-Between Animation:
AI (eps 2, 9, 12) 
AIC 
AIC Digital (eps 2-3, 10) 
AIC Spirits (eps 2-10) 
Asahi Production (5 episodes
eps 4-5, 9, 11-12
)
 
asread (eps 2-9) 
DEXS (ep 12) 
FAI  (4 episodes
eps 3, 6, 10, 12
)
 
Fanout (7 episodes
eps 2, 4-6, 9-10, 12
)
 
Front Line (eps 3-12) 
GK Entertainment  (ep 8) 
Hayashi (ep 11) 
IMOVE (ep 1) 
Mook Animation (eps 8, 12) 
Nakamura Production (eps 1, 5) 
Production I.G  (ep 4) 
RIC  (eps 1, 4, 9) 
Studio DEEN  (ep 3) 
Studio Kikan (ep 3) 
Studio Mark (ep 1) 
Studio Ron (ep 7) 
Triple A  (5 episodes
eps 1, 4, 9, 11-12
)
 
ufotable  (ep 3) 
In-between Check: Triple A (ep 11) 
Key Animation:
Keisei Productions (eps 5, 9) 
Mushi Production (ep 2) 
OZAWA DESIGN WORKS (ep 1) 
Studio Onepack (ep 4) 
Music Production: Lantis 
Online Editing: Q Tech 
Online Editing Studio: J Film 
Original Logo Design: Veia 
Photography: Studio Twinkle 
Planning Cooperation: Shonen Ace 
Production Cooperation: Quaras 
Recording Studio: Studio 2010: 
Sound Production: Rakuonsha 
Japanese cast
Kaoru Mizuhara as Yomi Isayama 
Minori Chihara as Kagura Tsuchimiya 

Chika Horikawa as Chizuru Yanase 
Eri Kitamura as Natsuki Kasuga 
Hirokazu Hiramatsu as Kohara Michael 
Ken Shiroyama as Norisada Iizuna(Noriyuki's father) 
Mai Aizawa as Ayame Jinguuji 
Maki Tsuchiya as Kiri Nikaidou 
Megumi Matsumoto as Kazuhiro Mitogawa 
Minoru Shiraishi as Kazuki Sakuraba 
Mitsuru Miyamoto as Kiriya Konparu 
Mugihito as Naraku Isayama(Yomi's father) 
Norio Wakamoto as Nabuu Brothers 
Nozomi Masu as Miku Manabe 
Rikiya Koyama as Kudō Kusuno 
Ryouko Tanaka as Mei Isayama 
Sayuri Yahagi as Mami Izumi 
Shinya Takahashi as Noriyuki Iizuna 
Takkou Ishimori as Yuu Isayama(Mei's father) 
Tetsu Inada as Kouji Iwahata 
Tetsuo Komura as Garaku Tsuchimiya(Kagura's father) 
Tetsuya Kakihara as Masaki Shindō 
Tomoaki Maeno as Tōru Kanze 

Biichi Satou as Commander(ep 8) 
Daichi Endō as Member(ep 12) 
Eiji Miyashita as Executive C 
Emi Shinohara as Misuzu Nakabayashi(ep 6) 
Gô Shinomiya as Executive B 
Hajime Iijima as Commander(ep 1) 
Keikou Sakai as Executive A 
Kenji Takahashi as Member(ep 1) 
Kiyohito Yoshikai as Teacher(ep 3 and 7) 
Kouki Harasawa as Rescue Personnel(ep 2) 
Masaki Aizawa as Fireman(ep 1) 
Minoru Shiraishi as Kensuke Nimura(ep 12) 
Seigo Yokota as Driver(ep 4) 
Shukuko Tsugawa as Portable Announcement(ep 2) 
Shunsuke Hasegawa as Truck driver(ep 6) 
Taketora as Executive D 
Tomoko Nakamura as Woman(ep 4) 
Yasuhiro Mamiya as Agent(ep 12) 
Youji Ueda as Commander(ep 2) 
Yuki Masuda as Kana Itabashi(ep 7) 
English staff
English cast
ADR Director: Zach Bolton 
Script:
J. Michael Tatum (7 episodes
eps 1-3, 6-12 even
)
 
Joel McDonald (5 episodes
eps 4-5, 7, 9, 11
)
 
Translation:
Clyde Mandelin 
Sarah Alys Lindholm (DVD, Quality Assurance) 
Executive producer: Gen Fukunaga 
ADR Engineer: Peter Hawkinson 
Assistant producer: Michael Harcourt 
Blu-Ray Authoring:
John Andreas 
Matthew O'Hara 
Trace Furniss 
Blu-Ray Compression:
Duncan Yan 
Jacob Martin 
Blu-Ray Editor: Jeremy Jimenez 
Blu-Ray Menu Audio: Austin Black 
Blu-Ray Menu Design: Kris Pierce 
Blu-Ray Producer: Clarine Harp 
DVD Compression:
Duncan Yan 
Jacob Martin 
DVD Editing: Jeremy Jimenez 
DVD Menu Audio: Gino Palencia 
DVD Menu Design: Diana Zaky 
DVD Producer: Clarine Harp 
Head Writer: John Burgmeier 
Lead Video Engineer: Sarah Mueller 
Mix Engineer: Adrian Cook 
Post-Production Assistant:
Aya Spann 
Jason Weems 
Production Assistant:
Gino Palencia 
Sarah Sullivan 
Sarah Alys Lindholm (Blu-Ray) 
Trenton Jons 
Production Supervision: Susie Nixon 
Senior Video Editor:
Daniel Mancilla 
Jeremy Jimenez 
Talent Coordination: Tara Williams 
Video Post-Production Director: Brandon Tyler 
Alexis Tipton as Yomi Isayama 
Leah Clark as Kagura Tsuchimiya 

Anastasia Munoz as Ayame Zinguji 
Bob Carter as Nabu 
Brina Palencia as Kazuhiro Mitogawa 
Cherami Leigh as Mami Izumi 
Christopher R. Sabat as Kudo Kuzuno 
Chuck Huber as Kiriya Konparu 
Colleen Clinkenbeard as Natsuki Kasuga 
Greg Ayres as Masaki Shindo 
J. Michael Tatum as Michael Kohara 
Jad Saxton as Miku Manabe 
Jason Liebrecht as Noriyuki Izuna 
Kent Williams as Naraku Isayama 
Phil Parsons as Kouji Iwahata 
R Bruce Elliott as Garaku Tsuchimiya 
Robert McCollum as Toru Kanze 
Scott Freeman as Kazuki Sakuraba 
Trina Nishimura as Kiri Nikaido 

Caitlin Glass as Takahashi(ep 7) 
Charles Campbell as Yu Isayama(eps 5, 7-10) 
Elizabeth Evans as Tsumura(ep 7) 
Jamie Marchi as May Isayama(eps 5-8) 
Jennifer Seman as Kana Itabashi(ep 7) 
Kate Oxley as Chizuru "Yatchin" Yanase(eps 3, 5-7, 10) 
Mark Stoddard as Norisada Izuna(eps 5, 8-9) 
Stephanie Young as Misuzu Nakabayashi(ep 6) 
Todd Haberkorn as Kensuke Nimura(ep 12) 

English companies
Broadcaster: FUNimation Channel 
Distributor:
Madman Entertainment (Australia & New Zealand) 
MVM (UK & Ireland) 
Internet Streaming:
FUNimation Entertainment 
Hulu 
Licensed by: FUNimation Entertainment 
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
(none)
Chinese (Taiwan) cast
(none)
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