Kaze no Yojimbo (TV)

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© KUROSAWA PRODUCTIONS/Sammy • Dentsu • Studio Pierrot • NTV


Alternative title:
Bodyguard of the Wind
Yojimbo of the Wind
旋風の用心棒 (Japanese)
바람의 요짐보 (Korean)
바람의 용심봉 (Korean)
Themes: organized crime
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary: In search for Araki Genzo, George Kodama finds himself in the small town of Kimujuku. George quickly realizes that he is unwelcome and is warned to leave as soon as possible. With two rival syndicates roaming the streets and a dark violent past, the town of Kimujuku isn't what it appears to be. George challenges the town of Kimujuku in order to reveal the towns dark hidden past and discover the truth.
User Ratings: 234 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 13 votes (dub:8, sub:4, others:1
1 Russian subtitled
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 Excellent: 49 votes (sub:26, dub:20, raw:1, ?:1, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
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 Very good: 63 votes (sub:35, dub:25, others:3
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1 Spanish subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
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 Decent: 33 votes (dub:16, sub:14, raw:1, ?:1, others:1
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 Bad: 4 votes (dub:2, sub:2)
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Seen in part or in whole by 535 users, rank: #1801 (of 6771)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 7.231 (Good+), std. dev.: 1.876, rank: #1941 (of 6780)
Weighted mean: 7.222 (Good+), rank: #1852 (of 6780) (seen all: 7.47 / seen some: 6.64 / won't finish: 3.89)
Bayesian estimate: 7.237 (Good+), rank: #1604 (of 5103)
Running time: half hour per episode
Number of episodes: 25
Episode titles: We have 25
Vintage: 2001-10-02 to 2002-03-26
Opening Theme:
"Tokyo" by Escargot
Ending Theme:
"Situation" by Escargo
Links: We have 1
Comment:
Based on Akira Kurosawa's classic movie, "Yojinbo".
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DVD (Region 1)
    Kaze no Yojimbo - Complete Collection (DVD) 2006-07-25
    Kaze no Yojimbo - A New Face in Town (DVD 1) 2004-04-27 (from $29.90)
    Kaze no Yojimbo - Deadly Feud (DVD 5) 2004-12-14
    Kaze no Yojimbo - Unveiled Mystery (DVD 6) 2005-01-04
    Kaze no Yojinbo - Small Town Secrets (DVD 2) 2004-06-08 (from $27.17)
    Kaze no Yojinbo - Tip of the Iceberg (DVD 3) 2004-08-10 (from $28.65)
    Kaze no Yojinbo - New Battle (DVD 4) 2004-10-12

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Series Director: Hayato Date
Series Composition: Katsuyuki Sumisawa
Script:
Akatsuki Yamatoya (5 episodes
eps 4, 8, 12, 19, 23
)

Daisuke Yajima (4 episodes
eps 3, 9, 15, 20
)

Hisayuki Toriumi (ep 1)
Katsuyuki Sumisawa (6 episodes
eps 1-2, 10, 13, 24-25
)

Michiko Yokote (5 episodes
eps 5-6, 11, 16, 21
)

Satoru Nishizono (4 episodes
eps 7, 14, 18, 22
)

Tamotsu Mizukoshi (ep 17)
Storyboard:
Hayato Date (OP, ED; eps 1, 11)
Junya Koshiba (eps 5, 19)
Masaaki Kumagai (ep 23)
Motosuke Takahashi (eps 7, 17)
Noriyuki Abe (ep 12)
Rion Kujo (4 episodes
eps 2, 8, 15, 21
)

Shigenori Kageyama (eps 6, 14, 20)
Takaaki Ishiyama (4 episodes
eps 3, 9, 18, 24
)

Toshiyuki Tsuru (OP, ED; eps 13, 25)
Yasuhiro Takemoto (eps 4, 22)
Yutaka Yamamoto (eps 10, 16)
Episode Director:
Akira Iwanaga (eps 6, 14)
Hayato Date (eps 1, 11-12)
Junya Koshiba (eps 5, 19)
Masaaki Kumagai (eps 7, 23)
Mihiro Yamaguchi (ep 18)
Rion Kujo (4 episodes
eps 2, 8, 15, 21
)

Shintaro Inokawa (ep 20)
Takaaki Ishiyama (eps 3, 9)
Takeshi Kohiruimaki (ep 17)
Taku Yamanishi (ep 24)
Toshiyuki Tsuru (eps 13, 25)
Yuji Sekimoto (ep 11)
Yutaka Yamamoto (4 episodes
eps 4, 10, 16, 22
)

Unit Director: Toshiyuki Tsuru (OP, ED)
Original creator: Akira Kurosawa
Character Design: Takeshi Itou
Art:
Hideaki Kudo (eps 5, 12)
Kazuhiko Suzuki (10 episodes
eps 2-8 even, 11, 13, 15, 18, 20, 23
)

Mio Isshiki (ep 7)
Shigenori Takada (eps 1, 7, 9)
Shinobu Takahashi (ep 3)
Tomoyuki Shimizu (7 episodes
eps 12, 14, 17, 19, 21, 24-25
)

Animation Director:
Futoshi Higashide (eps 14, 20)
Hirofumi Suzuki (eps 13, 25)
Hoonchul Choi (4 episodes
eps 3, 9, 18, 24
)

Kazumi Ikeda (4 episodes
eps 4, 10, 16, 22
)

Mariko Ueno (ep 10)
Masaya Onishi (eps 5, 12)
Motosuke Takahashi (eps 7, 17)
Takeshi Itou (OP)
Tatsuo Ryuno (ep 6)
Yuji Moriyama (as 西宝壌土; eps 1, 11, 19)
Yukiko Ban (ep 23)
Yukimaro Ohtsubo (4 episodes
eps 2, 8, 15, 21
)

Sound Director: Hajime Takakuwa
Director of Photography: Atsuo Matsumoto
3D Backgrounds: Toshiyuki Tsuru (ep 13)
Animation producer:
Ken Hagino
Naoji Hounokidani
Assistant Animation Director: Mariko Ueno (ep 22)
Background Retouch: Toshiyuki Tsuru (ep 25)
Chief Writer: Katsuyuki Sumisawa
Color Check:
Eiko Nishi (eps 2, 21)
Eun Suk Gil (4 episodes
eps 3, 9, 18, 24
)

Hideo Kamiya (ep 5)
Keiko Goto (eps 6, 14, 20)
Rie Takagi (4 episodes
eps 4, 10, 16, 22
)

Color design: Takuya Kawami
Color setting:
Eiko Nishi (4 episodes
eps 2, 8, 15, 21
)

Hideo Kamiya (eps 5, 12)
Kazumi Hasegawa (eps 9, 18, 24)
Keiko Goto (eps 6, 14, 20)
Mayumi Nagashima (4 episodes
eps 1, 11, 17, 23
)

Rie Takagi (4 episodes
eps 4, 10, 16, 22
)

Tamae Matsuoka (4 episodes
eps 7, 13, 19, 25
)

Yukiko Hida (ep 3)
Digital Photography: Toshiyuki Tsuru (eps 13, 25)
Editing: Seiji Morita
In-Between Check:
Fusako Nomura (4 episodes
eps 2, 8, 15, 21
)

Isako Higashino (4 episodes
eps 4, 10, 16, 22
)

Reiko Yamada (10 episodes
eps 1, 5, 7, 11-13, 17, 19, 23, 25
)

Sun Hee Hwang (4 episodes
eps 3, 9, 18, 24
)

Key Animation:
Akio Kawamura (eps 5, 12)
Anzu Katsuragi (OP; 6 episodes
eps 1, 11, 13, 19, 23, 25
)

Atsuko Inoue (eps 5, 12)
Atsushi Komori (ep 25)
Atsushi Ogata (ep 25)
Ayako Karatani (eps 13, 23, 25)
Chihiro Washio (eps 2, 15, 21)
Chikara Sakurai (OP; eps 13, 25)
Chiyuki Tanaka (4 episodes
eps 1, 13, 23, 25
)

Eitaro Abe (ep 25)
Genki Yagi (6 episodes
eps 6, 8, 14-15, 20-21
)

Hideki Tachibana (ep 25)
Hidenori Inami (eps 14, 20)
Hirofumi Suzuki (OP; eps 1, 13, 25)
Hiroki Abe (eps 6, 8)
Hiroki Kawazoe (ep 14)
Hiroki Takagi (eps 5, 12)
Hiromi Niioka (OP)
Hironori Sawada (4 episodes
eps 2, 8, 15, 21
)

Hiroto Tanaka (ep 13)
Hiroyuki Oshima (Kyoto Animation; ep 10)
Hisao Muramatsu (4 episodes
eps 2, 8, 15, 21
)

Hitomi Ozaki (4 episodes
eps 5, 12-13, 19
)

Jong Jun Park (Bunsei Animation; 4 episodes
eps 3, 9, 18, 24
)

Jun Takahashi (ep 17)
Jun Yoshida (ep 25)
Junichi Hayakawa (OP; eps 13, 23)
Junko Matsushita (ep 11)
Kaoru Makino (eps 7, 17)
Kazuhiro Orieda (ep 13)
Kazuko Matsumura (5 episodes
eps 1, 11, 19, 23, 25
)

Kazumi Ishibashi (eps 7, 17)
Keiko Shimizu (eps 13, 25)
Kenji Kodama (eps 5, 13, 19)
Koichi Usami (eps 5, 12)
Koji Kataoka (4 episodes
eps 2, 8, 15, 21
)

Koji Yabuno (ep 25)
Konomi Sakurai (eps 14, 20)
Kumiko Kasuga (eps 6, 14)
Kyota Washikita (ep 21)
Manabu Fukazawa (ep 5)
Mariko Aikawa (ep 21)
Mariko Ueno (Animation Do; ep 4)
Masaki Ueguchi (ep 25)
Masami Abe (eps 6, 20)
Masanobu Fujioka (eps 6, 14, 20)
Masaru Hyodo (ep 25)
Masashi Ishihama (ep 25)
Masashi Tsuji (Kyoto Animation; ep 10)
Masaya Makita (Animation Do; 4 episodes
eps 4, 10, 16, 22
)

Masaya Onishi (OP)
Masaya Tanaka (4 episodes
eps 2, 8, 15, 21
)

Masayuki Yoshiki (ep 25)
Nobuo Horii (ep 6)
Noriko Kitazawa (ep 5)
Rieko Akasaka (eps 1, 23, 25)
Rion Kujo (eps 2, 15, 21)
Ryoji Nakamori (eps 1, 5, 12)
Saai Dōsono (Kyoto Animation; ep 10)
Sadatoshi Matsuzaka (4 episodes
eps 1, 5, 12, 25
)

Se Kwon Jeong (ep 1)
Shigeki Sato (7 episodes
eps 2, 6, 8, 14-15, 20-21
)

Shigemi Aoyagi (7 episodes
eps 2, 6, 8, 14-15, 20-21
)

Shinichiro Minami (4 episodes
eps 1, 11, 23, 25
)

Shinobu Yoshioka (Animation Do; 4 episodes
eps 4, 10, 16, 22
)

Suk Hee Kim (Bunsei Animation; 4 episodes
eps 3, 9, 18, 24
)

Tadashi Kubo (ep 25)
Takahiro Chiba (eps 13, 25)
Takao Takegami (eps 8, 15, 21)
Takenori Tsukuma (4 episodes
eps 1, 11, 19, 25
)

Takeshi Itou (OP; ep 13)
Tatsuo Kamiuto (Kyoto Animation; ep 10)
Teruaki Tokumaru (5 episodes
eps 5, 12-13, 19, 25
)

Tokuyuki Matsutake (ep 25)
Toshiyuki Tsuru (ep 13)
Toyohiro Okada (ep 14)
Tsutomu Ohshiro (eps 6, 20)
Yasue Ohno (ep 25)
Yasuhiro Saiki (ep 6)
Yoko Takada (Animation Do; eps 10, 16, 22)
Yoshihiro Fukagawa (Animation Do; ep 4)
Yoshinori Urata (Kyoto Animation; ep 16)
Yoshiyuki Kishi (ED)
Young-Hoon Kim (Bunsei Animation; 4 episodes
eps 3, 9, 18, 24
)

Yū Ōtsuka (eps 7, 17)
Yuji Moriyama (as西宝壌土; eps 11, 13)
Yūka Takaira (Animation Do; 4 episodes
eps 4, 10, 16, 22
)

Yuki Iwai (eps 14, 20)
Yukiko Ban (OP; eps 1, 13)
Yukimaro Ohtsubo (4 episodes
eps 2, 8, 15, 21
)

Yuko Yamamoto (eps 19, 25)
Yuuichi Nihei (ep 12)
Yuusaku Murakami (ep 6)
Literature Production: Tamotsu Mizukoshi
Music producer: Hidenori Suzuki
Offline Editing: Seiji Morita
Planning Cooperation: Keishi Nakayama
Production Advancement:
Eharu Oohashi (eps 4, 16, 22)
Hiromi Fukumoto (4 episodes
eps 2, 8, 15, 21
)

Hiroshi Amaya (ep 3)
Hiroshi Kunosato (eps 6, 14, 20)
Junji Hashimoto (ep 3)
Katsuhiko Muramoto (ep 10)
Kiyomi Okutsu (ep 17)
Masahiro Okubo (eps 5, 12)
Shunichiro Sugano (4 episodes
eps 1, 11, 19, 23
)

Tsutomu Onishi (eps 9, 18, 24)
Yuka Miyata (eps 13, 25)
Yusuke Kusano (ep 7)
Production Desk: Kazuyoshi Ozawa
Promotion: Kaoru Nishihata
Recording: Akira Noguchi
Recording Adjustment: Yasunori Ebina
Setting Production: Yuka Miyata
Sound Production Manager: Masahiro Tsukada
Story Advisor: Hisayuki Toriumi
Hiroaki Hirata as George (JoJi) Kodama

Emi Shinohara as Sanae Araki
Houchu Ohtsuka as Samekichi Shirogane
Kousei Hirota as Araiguma
Masaaki Tsukada as Cafe TOMBO Manager
Sanae Kobayashi as Miyuki Tanokura
Shigenori Sôya as Fukajirô Shirogane
Shinpachi Tsuji as Shûsaku Tanokura

Katsumi Chou as Inspector Saeki
Mitsuo Senda as Officer Konishi
Wataru Yokoshima as Chief of Police
Japanese companies
Animation: Pierrot
Key Animation:
Animation DO (4 episodes
eps 4, 10, 16, 22
)

Bunsei Animation (4 episodes
eps 3, 9, 18, 24
)

Hanjin Animation (eps 14, 20)
Kyoto Animation (eps 10, 16)
Light Box (ep 20)
Pak Production (ep 2)
Music Production: Starchild Records
Original story:
Kurosawa Production
Sammy
Recording Studio: KSS Studio
Sound Effects: Sound Box
Sound Production: KSS
Soundtrack: Starchild Records
VTR Editing: KSS Studio
English cast
English staff
Executive producer: Ken Iyadomi
Producer: Miho Kinoshita

Casting Director: Jamie Simone
Casting, Voice Director: Jamie Simone
Chief Producer: Charles McCarter
Engineering Assistant: Eric Lewis
Mixing: Michael Clark
Post Supervisor: Denny Densmore
Voice Direction: Jamie Simone
Michael Lindsay as George Kodama

Dave Wittenberg as Raccoon
Diane Michelle as Sanae Araki
Jim Ward as Master of TONBO
Kirk Thornton as Samekichi Shirogane
Melissa Fahn as Miyuki Tanokura
Richard Cansino as Rin Shirogane
Steven Jay Blum as Fukajiro Shirogane
Tom Wyner as Shusaku Tanokura

Crispin Freeman as Yamamoto
Dan Woren as Ken
Dave Mallow as
Arms Dealer
Hunter
Officer
Sugino
Dave Wittenberg as Tanokura driver
Jim Ward as Tanida
Mari Devon as Miyuki's Friend (eps 1-2)
Michael McConnohie as Kanehara
Neil Kaplan as Police Chief
Paula Tiso as Maki
Philece Sampler as Ginzame Receptionist (ep 2)
Ralph Votrian as Konishi
Rebecca Forstadt as Miyuki Tanokura
Steve Kramer as Detective Saeki
Tom Fahn as Man in Street (ep 6)
Tony Pope as Professor Uekusa
Wendee Lee as
Kotoyo Tanokura
Maki
English companies
ADR Production: Studio E
DVD Production Services: Ascent Media DVD
Licensed by: Bandai Entertainment

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