Blade (TV)

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Alternative title:
Blade - Wieczny łowca (Polish) 
ブレイド (Japanese) 
Genres: action , supernatural 
Themes: vampires 
Objectionable content: Significant 
Plot Summary: Erik Brooks was half-man, half-vampire after his mother Carol was attacked by a vampire named Deacon Frost. He sought assistance from Noah Van Helsing and over time, vampires worldwide fear him as the "Daywalker" or "Blade". He investigates a vampire organization in Asia called "Existence" starting from Japan all the way to Southeast Asia. 
User Ratings: 88 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Excellent: 5 votes (dub:3, sub:2)
 Very good: 7 votes (sub:5, dub:2)
 Good: 22 votes (dub:12, sub:10)
 Decent: 24 votes (sub:19, dub:4, others:1
1 Turkish subtitled
)
 So-so: 12 votes (sub:10, dub:2)
 Not really good: 7 votes (sub:5, dub:2)
 Weak: 5 votes (sub:5)
 Bad: 3 votes (sub:3)
 Awful: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Worst ever: 1 vote (others:1
1 French subtitled
)
Seen in part or in whole by 214 users, rank: #2570 (of 5998)
Median rating: Decent
Arithmetic mean: 5.898 (Decent), std. dev.: 1.8589, rank: #4602 (of 5995)
Weighted mean: 5.808 (Decent−), rank: #4726 (of 5995) (seen all: 5.94 / seen some: 3.81 / won't finish: 5.20)
Bayesian estimate: 6.016 (Decent), rank: #3921 (of 4547)
Number of episodes: 12 
Episode titles: We have 12
Vintage: 2011-07-01 
Opening Theme:
"Slashing Through the Night" by ??? 
Ending Theme:
"Between Darkness and Sanity" by ??? 
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DVD (Region 1)
    Blade - Complete Series (DVD) 2012-07-31 (from $8.94)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Mitsuyuki Masuhara 
Series Composition: Kenta Fukasaku 
Screenplay:
Dai Fujita (eps 5-11) 
Kenta Fukasaku  (eps 1-4, 12) 
Storyboard:
Chie Yamashiro (ED) 
Ippei Kumo (ep 6) 
Masahiro Emoto (ep 12) 
Masayuki Kojima (ep 4) 
Mitsuyuki Masuhara (OP; ep 1) 
Shigeyuki Miya (eps 8, 10) 
Tetsuro Araki (ep 5) 
Toshihiko Masuda (eps 9, 11) 
Toshio Hirata (ep 3) 
Yoshiaki Kawajiri (ep 2) 
Story: Warren Ellis 
Episode Director:
Chie Yamashiro (eps 1, 5, 11) 
Hironobu Aoyagi (eps 3, 9) 
migmi (eps 2, 7, 12) 
Mitsuyuki Masuhara (ep 12) 
Takahiro Okao (ep 6) 
Tomoya Tanaka (eps 4, 10) 
Yuuta Takamura (ep 8) 
Unit Director:
Chie Yamashiro (ED) 
migmi (OP) 
Original creator:
Gene Colan 
Marv Wolfman 
Character Design: Cindy H. Yamauchi 
Art Director: Katsushi Aoki 
Chief Animation Director: Cindy H. Yamauchi (eps 1-12) 
Animation Director:
Chiharu Sato (ep 5) 
Cindy H. Yamauchi (OP) 
Daisuke Yoshida (eps 3, 11-12) 
Ippei Masui (ep 6) 
Keizo Shimizu (ep 6) 
Ken Obata (ep 8) 
Minami Yoshida (eps 2, 9) 
Shinichi Yoshikawa (ED; ep 12) 
Takashi Muratani (eps 1, 7, 12) 
Tomohiro Koyama (eps 4, 10) 
3D Director: Tsukasa Saitō 
Sound Director: Toshihiko Nakajima 
Director of Photography: Yuuki Kawashita 
Additional Production Design: Laetitia Gōkura (eps 1-12) 
Art Setting: Hidetoshi Kaneko 
Assistant Animation Director:
Daisuke Yoshida (eps 7, 12) 
Minami Yoshida (ep 12) 
Sawako Miyamoto (eps 9, 12) 
Assistant Director: Chie Yamashiro 
Assistant Unit Director: Hiroyasu Aoki (OP) 
Co-executive producer:
Joe Quesada 
Stan Lee 
Color design: Yoshinori Horikawa 
Direction Cooperation: Rintaro 
Key Animation:
Akio Takami (ep 5) 
Beom Seok Hong (ep 2) 
Daisuke Yoshida (eps 3, 11) 
Eiji Komatsu (ep 11) 
Futoshi Higashide (ep 1) 
Hisashi Abe 
Jiro Kanai (ep 5) 
Kenji Kodama (ep 2) 
Mamiko Nakanishi (eps 1, 7) 
Masahiro Sekiguchi (ep 12) 
Moriyasu Taniguchi (ep 8) 
Osamu Nabeshima (ep 5) 
Satoru Utsunomiya (eps 7, 9, 12) 
Shinichi Iimura (ep 8) 
Shinichi Miyamae (ep 1) 
Shinichi Yoshikawa (ED; eps 1, 3, 7, 11) 
Takaaki Wada (eps 1, 5, 12) 
Takashi Kumazen (ep 8) 
Takenori Tsukuma (eps 2, 12) 
Takuo Noda (eps 9, 11-12) 
Toru Yoshida (eps 2, 6, 9) 
Toshihiko Masuda (eps 1, 12) 
Yasuhiro Aoki (ep 9) 
Yukiko Akiyama (ep 5) 
Yutaka Minowa (ep 12) 
Monster Design: Shigeyuki Miya 
Planning: Masao Maruyama 
Prop Design: Yutaka Minowa 
Script Cooperation: Kenta Fukasaku (eps 5-11) 
Akio Ohtsuka as Blade 

Hiroki Touchi as Lucius Isaac 
Maaya Sakamoto as Makoto 
Masato Hagiwara as Kikyo Mikage(eps 8-9, 12) 
Osamu Saka as Noah Van Helsing 
Tsutomu Isobe as Deacon Frost 

Atsuko Tanaka as Tara Brooks 
Ayahi Takagaki as Danas(ep 5) 
Biichi Satou as Cimarron(ep 5) 
Go Inoue as Guard(ep 1) 
Hiromi Igarashi as Alice(ep 8) 
Hiroshi Yanaka as Baron Howard(ep 3) 
Hiroyuki Yoshino as Radu(ep 1) 
Hisao Egawa as Saragi 
Junko Minagawa as Eric Brooks(young; ep 4) 
Ken Uo as Hagibis(ep 5) 
Kenji Fukuda as Edgar Frost(ep 10) 
Kenji Utsumi as Tanba Yagyu(ep 9) 
Masahiko Tanaka as Sakomizu 
Michiko Neya as Lupit(ep 5) 
Nanaho Katsuragi as Matthes 
Rikiya Koyama as Logan/Wolverine(ep 7) 
Rumi Kasahara as Vampire Woman(ep 1) 
Sayaka Ohara as Carol(ep 4) 
Seiko Yoshida as Yati(ep 6) 
Seizo Katou as Council Chairman(eps 8, 11) 
Shinpachi Tsuji as Captain MacRae 
Shunsuke Sakuya as Stan(ep 8) 
Takuma Suzuki as Guard(ep 1) 
Takuya Kirimoto as Jalāl(ep 7) 
Tetsu Shiratori as Tanaka(eps 1-2) 
Tooru Nara as Drunk(ep 1) 
Toru Ohkawa as Hayate(ep 1) 
Yasunori Matsumoto as Ikeda 
Yuji Ueda as Agus(ep 6) 
Yutaka Nakano as Sergei(ep 7) 
Japanese companies
Animation Production: Madhouse Studios 
Broadcaster: Animax 
Original Creator: Marvel Comics 
English cast
English staff
Additional Video Editing: Sean Kelley 
ADR Recording:
Eric Lewis 
Michael Clark 
Casting: Jamie Simone 
Creative Consultant: Chris Fondacaro 
Post-Production Coordinator:
Geneva Ip 
James Lafferty 
Post-Production Supervision: Denny Densmore 
Re-Recording Mixing: Ernie Sheesley 
Reversion Producer:
Jamie Simone 
Rita Majkut 
Script Adaptation:
Ardwight Chamberlain (eps 1-3, 5-12) 
Liam O'Brien (ep 4) 
Voice Direction:
Jamie Simone 
Mary Elizabeth McGlynn (eps 4-12) 
Harold Perrineau as Blade 

Christopher Smith as Lucius Isaac 
J.B. Blanc as Deacon Frost 
Kim Mai Guest as Makoto 
Steven Jay Blum as Kikyo Mikage 
Troy Baker as Noah Van Helsing 

Bryce Papenbrook as Edgar Frost(ep 10) 
Doug Stone as Hayate(ep 1) 
Gina Bowes as Lupit(ep 5) 
Grant George as
Ladu(ep 1) 
Young High Coucil Member(ep 8) 
Jamieson Price as
Baron Howard(ep 3) 
English Policeman(ep 4) 
Old High Council Member(ep 8) 
Sailor(ep 3) 
Janice Kawaye as
Alice(ep 8) 
Danas(ep 5) 
Yati(ep 6) 
Joe Ochman as Police Chief(ep 2) 
John Bentley as Hagibus(ep 5) 
Johnny Yong Bosch as Djalal(ep 7) 
Kat Purgal as Matthes 
Keith Silverstein as
Cimarron(ep 5) 
English Policeman(ep 4) 
Kim Mai Guest as Stan's Wife(ep 8) 
Kirk Thornton as Sakomizu(ep 2) 
Kyle Hebert as
Saragi(ep 6) 
Sergei(ep 7) 
Laura Bailey as Police Woman(ep 2) 
Liam O'Brien as
Police Lieutenant(ep 2) 
Sailor(ep 3) 
Michael Sinterniklaas as
Tanaka(eps 1-2) 
Vampire Guard(ep 1) 
Milo Ventimiglia as Logan/Wolverine(ep 7) 
Nayo Wallace as Tara Brooks 
Neil Kaplan as High Council Chairman(eps 8, 11) 
Noah Bentley as Eric Brooks(Young Ep. 4) 
Patrick Seitz as Stan Davis(ep 8) 
Richard Cansino as Agus(ep 6) 
Sam Regal as Ikeda(ep 2) 
Steve Kramer as
Master Tanba(ep 9) 
Old High Council Member(ep 8) 
Tanba Yagyu(ep 9) 
Steven Jay Blum as
Captain MacRae 
Old High Council Member(ep 8) 
Susan Dalian as Carol(ep 4) 
Troy Baker as Drunk Man(ep 1) 

English companies
ADR Production: STUDIOPOLIS, Inc. 
Broadcaster: G4 
Production: Marvel Studios 
French staff
French cast
(none)
Erwin Grunspan as Eric Brooks / Blade 

Alexandre Crépet as Detective Ideka 
Audrey D'Hulstere as Makoto 
David Manet as Ladu 
Delphine Moriau as Carol 
France Bastoen as Tara Brooks 
Ioanna Gkizas as Danas 
Jean-Marc Delhausse as Hayate, Saragi 
Jean-Michel Vovk as Noah Van Helsing 
Karim Barras as Logan/Wloverine 
Olivier Cuvelier as Hagibis 
Patrick Waleffe as Capitaine Mac Ray 
Philippe Allard as Agus 
Philippe Resimont as Deacon Frost 
Raphaëlle Bruneau as Erik Brooks(enfant) 
Sébastien Hebrant as Lucius Isaac 
Sophie Landresse as Mates 
Stéphane Pelzer as Tanaka 
Tony Beck as Lord Howard 
French companies
(none)
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
(none)
Javier Gómez as Blade 

Ariel Abadi as Decon Frost 
Pedro Ruiz as Kikyo Mikage 
Sol Nieto as Makoto 

Dany de Álzaga as Noah Van Helsing 
Mara Brenner as Mattes 
Mario De Candia as Wolverine / Logan 
René Sagastume as
Maestro Taneba 
Titles 
Spanish companies
Dubbing Studio: Palmera Record 
German staff
German cast
ADR Director: Dirk Bublies 
Script: Dirk Bublies 
(none)
German companies
Tagalog staff
Tagalog cast
(none)
Noel Magat as Blade 

Arnold Abad as Deacon Frost 
Jenny Bituin as Makoto 
Jojo Galvez as Lucius Isaac 

Tagalog companies
Broadcaster: ABS-CBN 
Polish staff
Polish companies
(none)
Broadcaster: AXN Spin Poland 
Polish cast
(none)
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