Ginga Nagareboshi Gin (TV)

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Alternative title:
Bjørnehunden Silver (Danish) 
Ging - The Falling Star 
Hundehvalpen Silver (Danish) 
Meteor Gin 
Shooting Star Gin 
Silver Fang 
銀牙 流れ星銀 (Japanese) 
Genres: action , adventure , drama 
Themes: dogs , hunting 
Plot Summary:
A giant demon bear named Akakabuto has taken over Futago pass. Shortly after, a silver, tiger-striped Akita pup named Gin is born and is trained as a bear-dog. Gin is brought to Riki (the leader of a large pack of dogs and Gin's father) to join the pack. Riki let's him join after proving his strenght and sends his platoons to all parts of Japan to recruit strong males to fight Akakabuto. 
Gin, the third generation of bear-dogs goes through many hardships for the purpose of stopping the terrifying bear, Akakabuto. 
User Ratings: 191 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 48 votes (sub:39, dub:3, ?:1, raw:1, others:4
2 Swedish subtitled
1 Danish dubbed
1 Finnish subtitled
 Excellent: 39 votes (sub:31, ?:3, others:5
2 Swedish subtitled
1 Finnish edited dub
1 Danish subtitled
1 Finnish subtitled
 Very good: 31 votes (sub:30, edit.dub:1)
 Good: 42 votes (sub:33, dub:5, ?:3, others:1
1 Swedish dubbed
 Decent: 10 votes (sub:9, others:1
1 Danish dubbed
 So-so: 7 votes (sub:6, others:1
1 Swedish dubbed
 Not really good: 2 votes (sub:2)
 Weak: 6 votes (sub:6)
 Bad: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Awful: 1 vote (others:1
1 Swedish dubbed
 Worst ever: 4 votes (sub:3, ?:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 388 users, rank: #2068 (of 6418)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 7.838 (Very good), std. dev.: 2.1634, rank: #733 (of 6417)
Weighted mean: 7.812 (Very good−), rank: #668 (of 6417) (seen all: 8.08 / seen some: 5.78 / won't finish: 2.61)
Bayesian estimate: 7.795 (Very good−), rank: #497 (of 4884)
Running time: 25 minutes per episode 
Number of episodes: 21 
Episode titles: We have 21
Vintage: 1986-04-07 to 1986-09-22 
Opening Theme:
"Nagareboshi Gin" by Takayuki Miyauchi 
Ending Theme:
"Tomorrow" by Takayuki Miyauchi 
Official website:
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Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Series Director: Tomoharu Katsumata 
Episode Director: Nobutaka Nishizawa 
Original Manga: Yoshihiro Takahashi 
Character Design: Jouji Yanase 
Animation Director:
Nobuyoshi Sasakado (eps 4, 13, 18) 
Tetsuro Aoki (eps 9, 16, 20) 
Art design: Iwamitsu Itoo 

Key Animation:
Nobuyoshi Sasakado (eps 4, 13, 18) 
Satoshi Shigeta (ep 16) 
Planning: Kazuo Yokoyama 
Production manager: Hiroshi Takeda 
Theme Song Performance: Takayuki Miyauchi 
Eiko Yamada as Gin 

Hideyuki Hori as John 
Hiromi Tsuru as Cross 
Juuji Matsuda as Hyena 
Kouichi Hashimoto as Wilson 
Kouji Totani as Akatora 
Kouji Yada as Sniper 
Kôzô Shioya as Chutora 
Kyouko Tonguu as Smith 
Michihiro Ikemizu as Akame 
Ryouichi Tanaka as Kurotora 
Toshiko Fujita as Cross 

Banjou Ginga as Riki 
Chika Sakamoto as Daisuke 
Daisuke Gouri as Moss 
Hidekatsu Shibata as Bill 
Hideyuki Tanaka as Ben 
Hirotaka Suzuoki as Hidetoshi 
Kazuhiko Kishino as Musashi 
Keiichi Noda as Narration 
Kouji Nakata as Kurojaki 
Kouji Yada as Daisuke's father 
Kôzô Shioya as Jaguar 
Kyouko Tonguu as Shinji 
Masaharu Satou as
Masashi Hironaka as
Maya (scarred Kouga dog) 
Masato Hirano as Lloyd 
Michitaka Kobayashi as Jinnai 
Ryouichi Tanaka as Hakuro 
Sho Hayami as Kisaragi 
Takeshi Aono as
Takeshi Watabe as Gohei Takeda 
Yukiko Riwa as Fuji 
Yusaku Yara as Great 
Japanese companies
Broadcaster: TV Asahi 
Production: Toei Animation 
Danish staff
Danish cast
Laus Høybye as Smith (Uncut dub) (Young) 

Chresten Speggers-simonsen as ??? (Uncut dub) (?) 
Clara Oxholm as Cross (Uncut dub) (?) 
Jens Jacob Tychsen as ??? (Uncut dub) (?) 
Lasse Lunderskov as ??? (Uncut dub) (?) 
Peter Zhelder as ??? (Uncut dub) (?) 
Thomas Magnussen as ??? (Uncut dub) (?) 
Danish companies
Distributor: Scanbox (1st VHS dub & 2nd DVD dub) 
Swedish staff
Swedish cast
Translation: Simon Lundström 
Producer: Christer Hagström 
Beatrice Järås as
Peter Harrysson as John 

Beatrice Järås as Daisuke's mom 
Gunnar Ernblad as
Gohei Takeda 
Peter Harryson as
Peter Harrysson as
Daisuke's dad 
Staffan Hallerstam as
Swedish companies
Distributor: Ozon Media 

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