Night Raid 1931 (TV)

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Alternative title:
Senkō no Night Raid (Japanese)
閃光のナイトレイド (Japanese)
Genres: action, thriller
Plot Summary: The story is set in Shanghai in 1931, when the Imperial Japanese Army has been dispatched to mainland China due to the relatively recent First Sino-Japanese War, Russo-Japanese War, and World War I. In this cosmopolitan city of intrigue, there is a special military spy organization called "Sakurai Kikan" that has since been buried in history.
User Ratings: 1226 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 95 votes (sub:91, dub:4)
 Excellent: 258 votes (sub:240, dub:17, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
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 Very good: 323 votes (sub:285, dub:36, raw:1, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
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 Good: 338 votes (sub:315, dub:20, raw:1, others:2
2 Spanish subtitled
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 Decent: 104 votes (sub:84, dub:19, others:1
1 Russian dubbed
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 So-so: 50 votes (sub:43, dub:5, others:2
1 Korean subtitled
1 Italian subtitled
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 Not really good: 28 votes (sub:24, dub:4)
 Weak: 21 votes (sub:17, dub:4)
 Bad: 5 votes (sub:4, dub:1)
 Awful: 4 votes (sub:4)
 Worst ever: -
Seen in part or in whole by 1612 users, rank: #718 (of 6769)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 7.573 (Very good−), std. dev.: 1.5559, rank: #1182 (of 6780)
Weighted mean: 7.511 (Very good−), rank: #1157 (of 6780) (seen all: 7.62 / seen some: 6.90 / won't finish: 4.77)
Bayesian estimate: 7.511 (Very good−), rank: #939 (of 5103)
Running time: 25 minutes per episode
Number of episodes: 13
Episode titles: We have 15
Vintage: 2010-04-05
Opening Theme:
"Promise" (約束) by MUCC
Ending Theme:
"To the Future..." (未来へ…) by HIMEKA
Links: We have 2
Trivia: We have 2
Review:
Night Raid 1931 Blu-Ray (Aug 15, 2011)
News: Show:
Sentai Filmworks (Apr 25, 2011)
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Blu-Ray
    Night Raid 1931 - Complete Collection (Blu-Ray) 2011-08-16 (from $31.28)
DVD (Region 1)
    Night Raid 1931 - Complete Collection (DVD) 2011-08-16 (from $33.00)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Series Composition: Shinsuke Onishi
Storyboard: Nami Uesugi (ep 5)
Original Character Design: Akimine Kamijyō
Character Design: Keigo Sasaki
Art Director: Yoshio Tanioka
Animation Director: Keigo Sasaki (ED; ep 1)
Mechanical design: Shinobu Tsuneki
Sound Director: Minoru Yamada
Director of Photography: Shinji Nasu
Animation producer: Yutaka Oomatsu
Art Setting: Kazushige Kanehira
Assistant Director: Naomichi Yamato
Background Art:
Duong Quyen (Bihou)
Megumi Kato (Bihou)
Ngu Giang (Bihou)
Phong Nguyen (Bihou)
Shinpei Ōhata (Bihou)
Tatsuya Kushida (Bihou)
Tomoe Morikawa (Bihou)
Toshihiko Gotō (Bihou)
Veerapon Vongjirapas (Bihou)
Yasushi Mito (Bihou)
Yumiko Narita (Bihou)
Chinese Language Instructor: Xiao Gang Ren
Chinese Language Translator: Shu Hua Mao
Color design: Kazuko Nakashima
Key Animation:
Aika Kawasaki (eps 1, 5)
Akira Tabata (eps 1, 5, 13)
Akira Takeuchi (eps 2, 8, 12-13)
Akira Wakabayashi (eps 1, 5)
Akira Yamauchi (ep 3)
Atsushi Yamamoto (eps 1, 6, 9, 13)
Chie Ōtsuki (ep 2)
Chie Saito (eps 6, 12)
Daisuke Saito (ep 4)
Daisuke Tsumagari (ep 4)
Eiji Komatsu (5 episodes
eps 1-2, 5, 10, 13
)

Emiko Kataoka (ep 4)
Fumi Morita (ep 8)
Fumino Shimizu (eps 2, 8, 13)
Fumiyasu Saito (ep 13)
Hideaki Matsuoka (ep 11)
Hideaki Shimada (ep 7)
Hidenori Hazaka (ep 13)
Hikaru Takanashi (6 episodes
eps 3, 5, 9-10, 12-13
)

Hiroki Kusuda (ep 7)
Hiroko Yoshida (ep 12)
Hiromi Sakamoto (eps 5, 10)
Hiromi Shimizu (ep 13)
Hiroyoshi Iida (ep 11)
Hiroyuki Honda (ep 3)
Junpei Matsumoto (ep 12)
Kanako Abe (eps 5, 10)
Kaori Itou (ep 13)
Kazuo Yamazaki (ep 4)
Keiichi Kondo (ep 6)
Keiichirou Matsui (ep 1)
Ken Ishizuka (ep 8)
Kenichi Umemoto (ep 4)
Kenta Nagumo (ep 11)
Koji Kataoka (ep 7)
Koji Watanabe (6 episodes
eps 1, 5-6, 10, 12-13
)

Kumiko Kakoi (ep 7)
Kumiko Kasuga (ep 2)
Maki Kōno (eps 5, 8-9, 13)
Maki Sawai (eps 6, 12)
Mamiko Nakanishi (eps 1, 11)
Mamoru Tamiya (ep 11)
Mao Furukawa (eps 10, 13)
Mariko Aoki (ep 9)
Masahiro Matsushita (ep 8)
Masaru Yoshioka (ep 11)
Mayuko Kato (eps 6, 12)
Mayumi Kusunoki (ep 3)
Michiaki Sugimoto (ep 11)
Michihiko Ozawa (ep 3)
Michiko Yamamoto (ep 7)
Mika Takazawa (ep 3)
Minoru Yamazawa (ep 7)
Mio Inoguchi (eps 5, 10, 13)
Misato Ootani (ep 3)
Mitsuyo Tsuno (eps 6, 12)
Miyuki Abe (ep 11)
Miyuki Inoue (eps 9, 13)
Motoaki Satou (ep 1)
Naoki Takahashi (ep 4)
Naoko Koyama (ep 6)
Naoko Ozawa (ep 11)
Naoya Furukawa (5 episodes
eps 1, 6, 9-10, 13
)

Noriko Ōnishi (ep 3)
Ryoko Kawamura (ep 12)
Ryoko Nakamura (ep 3)
Ryuuta Yanagi (ep 1)
Satomi Kato (ep 3)
Shigenori Taniguchi (eps 2, 8, 12-13)
Shinobu Taiga (ep 1)
Shintaro Tsubota (ep 2)
Taeko Oda (ep 11)
Takahiro Arai (eps 1, 6)
Takahiro Goto (ep 6)
Takao Sano (6 episodes
eps 1, 8-10, 12-13
)

Takeshi Nishino (ep 3)
Takuya Kawai (ep 6)
Tatsuya Urano (eps 9, 13)
Tomotaka Shibayama (ep 1)
Toshifumi Akai (ep 6)
Toshiharu Sugie (ep 3)
Toshihiro Kawakami (ep 4)
Toshiko Inada (ep 6)
Yasuhiro Namatame (ep 3)
Yasuyuki Tada (ep 4)
Yoshiaki Tsubata
Yoshiki Mizuno (ep 7)
Yoshiko Imazato (ep 11)
Yoshimi Imagawa (ep 7)
Yu Kurihara (5 episodes
eps 2, 8, 10, 12-13
)

Yuichi Hirano (ep 10)
Yukihiro Kobayashi (ep 7)
Yukiko Watanabe (ep 8)
Yumi Shimizu (ep 1)
Yusuke Shimizu (ep 1)
Yuya Kawamura (ep 11)
Music Performance:
Ayano Kasahara (Cello)
Hanako Uesato (Violin)
Planning Assistant: Masami Ebihara
Production Unification: Keiko Ishikawa
Prop Design: Shinobu Tsuneki
System Management: Masayoshi Yoshioka
Theme Song Performance:
HIMEKA (ED)
MUCC (OP)
Daisuke Namikawa as Kazura Iha
Hiroyuki Yoshino as Aoi Miyoshi

Ayako Kawasumi as Shizune Yusa (The Oracle)
Hiroaki Hirata as Isao Takachiho
Nobuhiko Okamoto as Ichinose
Ryusuke Oobayashi as Shin'ichirō Sakurai
Saki Fujita as Fūran
Takanori Hoshino as Natsume Kagiya
Yoshiko Ikuta as Yukina Sonogi

Ai Kayano as Cat (ep 4)
Aleksej Rachubo as Sergei Krainev (ep 2)
Anri Katsu as Nishio (ep 5)
Atsushi Miyauchi as Kuse (eps 3, 6)
Aya Endo as Airin (ep 5)
Ayako Kawasumi as Narration
Ayano Ishikawa as Shunyo Akitsuki (ep 0)
Eiji Hanawa as Reiji Kujima (ep 0)
Hayato Nakata as Assistant Director (ep 0)
Hironori Miyata as Radio Program MC (ep 7)
Ina Fujioka as Li Li (ep 3)
Katsuji Mori as Seishiro Itagaki (ep 7)
Kenji Nomura as Morito Morishima (ep 7)
Kōzō Shioya as Senzo Kakinuma (ep 0)
Makoto Higo as Director (ep 0)
Marika Hayashi as Qing-Lin Cui (ep 0)
Masaru Ikeda as Jiro Minami (ep 7)
Masaya Matsukaze as Takiyama (ep 7)
Masayuki Katou as Shiori Nagura (ep 7)
Nobuo Tobita as Tadashi Hanaya (ep 7)
Renshi Fukuyama as Miki (ep 6)
Ryotaro Okiayu as Narumi (ep 7)
Sawa Shinohara as Little girl selling flowers (ep 1)
Shinya Fukumatsu as Kyujiro Hayashi (ep 7)
Takaya Hashi as Yoshitsugu Takekawa (ep 7)
Takayasu Usui as Masunori Kojima (ep 7)
Tsutomu Isobe as Kanji Ishihara (ep 7)
Yasumichi Kushida as Shintaro Imada (ep 7)
Yousuke Akimoto as Old Man (ep 6)
Yuuki Masuda as Kiyoshi Mitani (ep 7)

Atsuko Mine (ep 2)
Bon Ishihara (ep 1)
Dominic Allen (eps 4-6)
Hiroki Gotou (ep 2)
Ichitarō Ai (ep 5)
Jun Konno (ep 4)
Kairi Satake (ep 4)
Masanori Machida (eps 2, 6)
Ryō Kuratomi (eps 4-5)
Ryou Sugisaki (ep 0)
Shu Hua Mao (ep 3)
Xiao Gang Ren (eps 1, 3-5)
Yutaka Aoyama (ep 6)
Zhong Ling Qi (ep 1)
Japanese companies
3D Modeling Cooperation: T2 Studio
Animation Production: A-1 Pictures
Backgrounds: Bihou, Inc.
Broadcaster:
AT-X (2010-04-13)
BS Japan (2010-04-11)
Aichi Television Broadcasting (2010-04-07)
TV Osaka (2010-04-09)
TV Tokyo (2010-04-05)
Key Animation: Studio Liberty (ep 11)
Original Creator: A-1 Pictures
Production:
Aniplex
TV Tokyo
Production Cooperation:
CODE (ep 4)
Magic Bus (ep 7)
Trans Arts Co. (ep 11)
English staff
English cast
ADR Director: Christopher Ayres
Translation: Javier Lopez
ADR Script:
Christopher Ayres
Javier Lopez (eps 0-4)
Executive producer:
Eiichi Takahashi
John Ledford

BD Authoring: David Williams
Blu-Ray Menu Design: Larry Koteff
DVD Authoring: Neal Barnes
Encoding: Michael Olesch
Media Coordinator: Janice Williams
Packaging Design: Larry Koteff
Production Assistant:
E.W. Rector III
Kayla King
Production manager: Joey Goubeaud
Recording engineer:
Cesar Inserny
Jon Duckworth
Sound Design & Mix: Christopher Bourque
Subtitle Script & Timing: Dwayne Jones
Technical Assistant: Michael Olesch
Greg Ayres as Aoi Miyoshi
John Gremillion as Kazura Iha

Andrew Love as Isao Takakchiho
Brittney Karbowski as Yukina Sonogi
Carli Mosier as Shizune Yusa
David Wald as Natsume Kagiya
John Kaiser as Shinichiro Sakurai
Josh Grelle as Ichinose
Luci Christian as Feng Lan

Carl Masterson as
Hiratsuka (ep 14)
Old Man (ep 6)
Carli Mosier as Narrator
Chris Patton as
Reiji Kujima (ep 0)
Yi-Shi (ep 13)
Christopher Ayres as
Radio Program MC (ep 7)
Sergei Krainev (ep 2)
Shintaro Minada (ep 7)
Clint Bickham as
Assistant Director (ep 0)
Narumi (ep 7)
David Wald as
Kyujiro Hayashi (ep 7)
Tadashi Hanaya (ep 7)
George Manley as
Director (ep 0)
Kanji Ishihara (eps 7, 10)
Houston Hayes as
Nishio (ep 5)
Takeyama (ep 7)
John Swasey as
1st Lt. Mursawa (ep 14)
Horst Stein (ep 5)
Jiro Minami (ep 7)
Miki (ep 6)
Morito Morishima (ep 7)
Josh Grelle as Shiroi Nagura (ep 7)
Luci Christian as Xiao-Lin (ep 8)
Maggie Flecknoe as
Lili (ep 3)
Shunyo Akitsuki (ep 0)
Mark X Laskowski as
Seishiro Itagaki (ep 7)
Senzo Kakinuma (ep 0)
Melissa Davis as Ai-Ling (ep 5)
Rob Mungle as Yoshitsugu Tatekawa (ep 7)
Scotty Fults as Kuse (eps 3, 11-13)
Steve Fenley as Masanori Kojima (ep 7)
Tiffany Grant as Quing-Lin Cui (ep 0)

English companies
Distributor:
MVM (UK & Ireland)
Section23 Films (US & Canada)
Siren Visual (Australia & New Zealand)
Internet Streaming:
Crunchyroll (USA & Canada.)
iTunes Store
The Anime Network
Licensed by: Sentai Filmworks
Post Production: Seraphim Digital

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