Mardock Scramble: The First Compression (movie)

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[ adapted from Mardock Scramble (novel) ]

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Alternative title:
マルドゥック・スクランブル 圧縮 (Japanese)
Objectionable content: Intense
Plot Summary: In a futuristic society, a 15-year-old prostitute named Rune Balot is rescued after being nearly killed. She is subconsciously given the choice to continue living due to an emergency ordinance to preserve life called Mardock Scramble 09. Turned into a cyborg, Balot is then given the choice of assisting the investigations against the man who tried to terminate her. He is part of the powerful October corporation that is stealthily conducting illegal activities.
User Ratings: 470 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 28 votes (sub:23, dub:5)
 Excellent: 122 votes (sub:85, dub:34, others:3
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 Very good: 161 votes (sub:112, dub:40, raw:2, ?:1, others:6
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 Good: 91 votes (sub:67, dub:20, others:4
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 Decent: 37 votes (sub:26, dub:10, ?:1)
 So-so: 13 votes (dub:6, sub:4, others:3
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 Not really good: 6 votes (sub:5, dub:1)
 Weak: 4 votes (sub:3, dub:1)
 Bad: 5 votes (dub:3, sub:2)
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 Worst ever: 1 vote (sub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 663 users, rank: #1453 (of 6067)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 7.740 (Very good−), std. dev.: 1.5273, rank: #843 (of 6061)
Weighted mean: 7.701 (Very good−), rank: #778 (of 6061) (seen all: 7.70 / seen some: 7.49)
Bayesian estimate: 7.697 (Very good−), rank: #594 (of 4611)
Running time: one hour
Vintage: 2010-11-06
Premiere date:
2010-11-06 (Japan)
Ending Theme:
"Amazing Grace" (Japanese version) by Minako Honda
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Blu-Ray (Region A)
    Mardock Scramble: The First Compression [Director's Cut] (Blu-Ray) 2012-03-13 (from $22.92)
Blu-Ray (Region B)
    Mardock Scramble: The First Compression (Blu-Ray) 2012-04-16
DVD (Region 1)
    Mardock Scramble: The First Compression (DVD) 2011-09-27 (from $14.99)
    Mardock Scramble: The First Compression [Director's Cut] (DVD) 2012-03-13 (from $16.21)
DVD (Region 2)
    Mardock Scramble: The First Compression (DVD) 2012-04-16
DVD (Region 4)
    Mardock Scramble: The First Compression - Complete Edition (DVD) 2012-03-21

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Susumu Kudo
Screenplay: Tow Ubukata
Unit Director: Susumu Kudo
Music: Conisch
Original creator: Tow Ubukata (novel)
Character Design:
Jun Nakai
Shingo Suzuki
Art Director: Masanobu Nomura (BIHO)
Chief Animation Director:
Jun Nakai
Shingo Suzuki
Animation Director: Jun Nakai
Sound Director: Masafumi Mima
Cgi Director: Tetsuro Kodama
Director of Photography: Toru Fukushi (T2 Studio)
Producer:
Gou Nakanishi (King Record Co, Ltd.)
Haruka Soya (Aniplex)
Tomoyuki Kato (BROSTA TV)

Art Setting: Yoshinori Shiozawa (BIHO)
Assistant Animation Director: Hiromi Masuda
Assistant producer: Natsue Masuda
Color design: Shigenobu Kaihou
Conceptual Design: Koichi Kikuta
Image Board: Koichi Kikuta
In-Between Animation:
Hiroko Fujita (GoHands)
Izumi Kawada (GoHands)
Katsunori Tanaka (GoHands)
Kazuma Kawaguchi (GoHands)
Keiko Takagi (GoHands)
Naoko Takada (GoHands)
Narumi Chikamoto (GoHands)
Rina Ueki (GoHands)
Saki Hamada (GoHands)
Shinsuke Gomi (GoHands)
Shiori Nakata (GoHands)
Shunsuke Imanaka (GoHands)
Takashi Nakamura (GoHands)
Yūko Hariba (GoHands)
Yūtarō Shiraishi (GoHands)
In-Between Check: Yusuke Asaoku
Mechanical Art Director: Hiroshi Okubo
Music Performance:
Susumu Miyake (Cello)
Takahiro Enokido (Viola)
Planning Assistant: Yoshihiro Shiozawa
Production Committee: Masami Ebihara
Theme Song Arrangement: Conisch
Theme Song Lyrics:
John Newton
Tokiko Iwatani (Japanese translation)
Theme Song Performance: Minako Honda
Megumi Hayashibara as Rune Balot
Norito Yashima as Œufcoque Penteano

Hiroki Touchi as Dr. Easter
Kazuya Nakai as Shell Septinos
Tsutomu Isobe as Dimsdale Boiled

Jin Horikawa as Prosecutor
Katsunosuke Hori as Lawyer
Kenta Miyake as Mincemeat the Wink
Masahiko Tanaka as Welldone the Pussyhand
Mika Kanai as Rare the Hair
Nami Miyahara as Button Voice
Norio Wakamoto as Medium the Fingernail
Takanori Hoshino as Waiter
Tomohiro Waki as Fresh the Pike
Yasuyuki Kase as Policeman
Youko Matsuoka as Judge
Japanese companies
2nd Key Animation: GoHands
Animation Production: GoHands
Backgrounds: Bihou, Inc.
Film & Digital Lab: Imagica (eps 1-2)
In-Between Animation:
Big Owl
GoHands
Video Art
Music Production: Starchild Records
Photography: T2 Studio
Sound Production: Techno Sound
English cast
English staff
ADR Director: Steven Foster
ADR Script: Steven Foster
Executive producer:
Eiichi Takahashi
John Ledford

BD Authoring: David Williams (Director's Cut)
DVD Authoring: Neal Barnes
Encoding: Michael Olesch
Graphics: Larry Koteff
Media Coordinator: Janice Williams
Menu Design: Larry Koteff (Director's Cut)
Packaging Design: Larry Koteff
Production manager: Joey Goubeaud
Recording engineer: Stanley Thomas
Sound Design & Mix: Christopher Bourque
Subtitle Script & Timing: Janice Williams
Technical Assistant: Michael Olesch
Andy McAvin as Œufcoque Penteano
Hilary Haag as Rune Ballot

David Matranga as Dr. Easter
David Wald as Dimsdale Boiled
Kalob Martinez as Shell Septinos

Andrew Love as
Defense Attorney
Mincemeat the Wink
Chris Ayres as
Medium the Fingernail
Welldone the Pussyhand
Justin Doran as
Medium the Fingernail
Prosecutor
Luci Christian as Rare the Hair
Marcy Bannor as Court Reporter
Rob Mungle as Flesh the Pike
English companies
Distributor:
Kaze UK (UK & Ireland.)
Madman Entertainment (Australia & New Zealand)
Manga Entertainment (UK)
Section23 Films (US & Canada)
Viz Media Europe (Europe)
Internet Streaming:
Hulu
The Anime Network
Licensed by:
Kaze (UK)
Sentai Filmworks (US & Canada)
Production: Seraphim Digital
French staff
French cast
ADR Director: Grégory Laisné
Julien Chatelet as Oeufcoque Penteano
Marie Nonnenmacher as Rune Ballot

Christophe Seugnet as Minced
Damien Da Silva as Medium

Gérard Surugue as Avocat
Jérémy Zylberberg as Dr Easter
Jochen Haegele as
Shell Septinos
Welldone
Nikie Lescot as juge 
Philippe Roullier as Procureur
French companies
Distributor: Kaze
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
ADR Director: Rafael Ordonez Arrieta (Spain dub)
Enric Puig as Oeufcoque Penteano(Spain dub)
Eva Bau as Rune Balot(Spain dub)

Dario Torrent as Shell Septinos(Spain dub)
José Garcia Tos as Dr. Easter(Spain dub)
Rafael Ordonez Arrieta as Dimsdale Boiled(Spain dub)

Carlos Cárdenas as
Mincemeat the Wink(Spain dub)
Prosecutor(Spain dub)
Ignasi Díaz as
Fresh the Pike(Spain dub)
Lawyer(Spain dub)
Policeman(Spain dub)
José Garcia Tos as Medium the Fingernail(Spain dub)
Nina Romero as
Button Voice(Spain dub)
Rare the Hair(Spain dub)
Rafael Ordonez Arrieta as Welldone the Pussyhand(Spain dub)
Rosa López as
Judge(Spain dub)
Voice-over(Spain dub)
Spanish companies
Distributor: Selecta Visión (Spain)
Dubbing Studio: AC Estudis (Spain dub)
Italian staff
Italian companies
(none)
Distributor: Kaze (Italy)
Italian cast
(none)
German staff
German cast
(none)
Anneke Schwabe as Rune Ballot
Michael Iwannek as Oeufcoque Penteano
Oliver Siebeck as Dimsdale Boiled
Peter Flechtner as Dr. Easter
Tommy Morgenstern as Shell Septinos

Antje von der Ahe as Rare the Hair
Christian Gaul as Fresh the Pike
Erich Räuker as Welldone the Pussyhand
Rainer Fritzsche as Medium the Fingernail
Torsten Münchow as Mince the Wink
German companies
Distributor: Universum Anime
Dubbing: EuroSync GmbH
Streaming: Anime-on-Demand
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