Ronin Warriors: Gaiden (OAV)

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Alternative title:
Samurai Troopers Gaiden 
Yoroiden Samurai Troopers: Gaiden (Japanese) 
Yoroiden Samurai Troopers: Supplementary 
鎧伝サムライトルーパー 外伝 (Japanese) 
Genres: action , adventure , fantasy 
Themes: samurai , sentai 
Plot Summary: In the summer of 1989, the troopers are celebrating Ryou’s birthday party, but Seiji is missing and the news speak of a strange killer in samurai armor wreaking havoc in New York. When the troopers realize it is the Kourin armor, they go to New York to investigate and encounter a mysterious enemy calling himself Shikaisen. 
User Ratings: 80 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 9 votes (dub:6, sub:3)
 Excellent: 4 votes (dub:4)
 Very good: 13 votes (sub:8, dub:4, ?:1)
 Good: 19 votes (sub:11, dub:7, edit.dub:1)
 Decent: 10 votes (dub:6, sub:4)
 So-so: 10 votes (sub:7, dub:3)
 Not really good: 3 votes (sub:2, dub:1)
 Weak: 4 votes (sub:2, dub:2)
 Bad: 4 votes (dub:2, sub:2)
 Awful: 3 votes (dub:2, sub:1)
 Worst ever: 1 vote (sub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 321 users, rank: #2290 (of 6418)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 6.350 (Decent+), std. dev.: 2.4346, rank: #3995 (of 6417)
Weighted mean: 6.309 (Decent+), rank: #4098 (of 6417) (seen all: 6.49 / seen some: 5.13)
Bayesian estimate: 6.468 (Decent+), rank: #3456 (of 4884)
Number of episodes: 2 
Episode titles: We have 2
Vintage: 1989-04-30 to 1989-06-01 
Opening Theme:
#1: "Stardust Eyes" (スターダストアイズ) by Mariko Uranishi (ep 1) 
#2: "Samurai Heart" (サムライハート) by Hiroko Moriguchi (ep 2) 
Ending Theme:
#1: "FARAWAY" by Mariko Uranishi (ep 1) 
#2: "Be Free" by Hiroko Moriguchi (ep 2) 
News: Show:
AX 2002: Bandai Panel (Jul 10, 2002)
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DVD (Region 1)
    Legendary Armor Samurai Troopers - The Complete OVA Series (DVD) 2015-02-24 (from $20.42)
    Ronin Warriors - New Adventures (DVD) 2003-04-02
    Ronin Warriors - New Adventures (DVD) 2004-04-13
    Ronin Warriors - Complete Collection (DVD) 2004-09-28

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Storyboard: Mamoru Hamatsu 
Music: Osamu Tozuka 
Original Work: Hajime Yatate 
Character Design:
Norio Shioyama 
Shukou Murase 
Animation Director: Shukou Murase (Nakamura Production) 
Director of Photography: Shukou Murase 
Hironori Nakagawa (Sunrise) 
Yasuhisa Kazama (CBS Sony Group) 

Animation Check: Koichiro Kiyoshima 
Armor Design: Hideo Okamoto 
Color setting: Kayoko Nishi 
Editing: Tomoaki Tsurubuchi 
Key Animation:
Hiroshi Osaka (ep 2) 
Manami Hattori (ep 2) 
Masahide Yanagisawa (ep 2) 
Norio Shioyama (ep 2) 
Shukou Murase (eps 1-2) 
Takahiro Kimura (ep 2) 
Toru Yoshida (ep 2) 
Photography: Kazunobu Okeda 
Sound: Koichi Chiba 
Theme Song Performance:
Hiroko Moriguchi (OP2)  (ED2) 
Mariko Uranishi (OP1)  (ED1) 
Daiki Nakamura as Seiji Date 
Hiroshi Takemura as Touma Hashiba 
Nozomu Sasaki as Shin Mouri 
Takeshi Kusao as Ryo Sanada 
Tomohiro Nishimura as Shū Rei Fuan 

Kaori Kusakabe as Nasuti Yagyū 
Kumiko Watanabe as Jun Yamano 

Eri Kouno as Luna 
Hiroshi Hashimoto as
Black Man B (ep 1) 
Juurouta Kosugi as Mad Scientist 
Masako Katsuki as Newscaster (ep 1) 
Masashi Ebara as Pilot (ep 1) 
Minoru Inaba as
Ninja (ep 2) 
Police (ep 1) 
Naoki Makishima as Black Man A (ep 1) 
Naoki Tatsuta as Mr. Chin 
Seizo Katou as Shikaisen 
Tomie Oono as Stewardess (ep 1) 
Yoshino Takamori as Naria 
Japanese companies
Animation Direction: Nakamura Production 
Finish Animation: Studio Tomcat 
Key Animation:
Anime R (ep 2) 
Studio Dub (ep 1) 
Photography: Asahi Production 
Production: Sunrise 
special effects: Marix 
Titles: Maki Production 
English staff
English cast
Translation: Kevin McKeown 
Executive producer: Ken Iyadomi 
Producer: Miho Kinoshita 

Chief Producer: Charles McCarter 
DVD Menu Design: Victor De Anda 
Engineering Assistant: John Duncan 
Production Coordination: Kirsten Thorarinson 
Re-Recording Mixing: Jan Deny 
Recording engineer: Jason Cushing 
Script Adaptation: Mike Bridges 
Subtitle Script: Kevin McKeown 
Video Post-Production:
Barbara Allen 
Heather Nevin 
Leland Miller 
Voice Direction: Rob Bakewell 
Andrew Francis as Kento Lei Fan 
Matt Hill as Ryo Sanada 
Matt Smith as Sage Date 
Michael Donovan as Cye Mouri 
Ward Perry as Rowan Hashiba 

Danny McKinnon as Yuli 
David Kaye as Ancient One (Message) 

Chantal Strand as Suzunagi (Young, Message) 
Don Brown as
Pilot (Gaiden) 
Shikaisen (Gaiden) 
Ellen Kennedy as Suzunagi (Message) 
Jillian Michaels as
Newscaster (Gaiden) 
Runa (Gaiden) 
Lisa Ann Beley as Suzunagi's Mother (Message) 
Michael Adamthwaite as Mukala 
Michael Donovan as Scientist (Gaiden) 
Trevor Devall as
Fight Announcer (Message) 
Show Promoter (Message) 
UN Rep (Message) 
Uncle Chin (Gaiden) 
Venus Terzo as
Flight Attendant (Gaiden) 
Ward Perry as
Actor (Message) 
Shogunate Official (Message) 
UN Rep (Message) 
English companies
Adaptation: The Ocean Group 
DVD Authoring: Ascent Media DVD 
Recording Studio: Westwood Studios 

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