Apocalypse Zero (OAV)

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©1996 TAKYUKI YAMAGUCHI / AKITA SYOTEN • BIG WEST 


 
[ adapted from Apocalypse Zero (manga) ]

Alternative title:
Il destino di Kakugo (Italian) 
Kakugo no Susume (Japanese) 
覚悟のススメ (Japanese) 
Genres: action , science fiction 
Themes: demons , gore , post-apocalyptic 
Objectionable content: Intense 
Plot Summary: Kakugo and Harara are two siblings who have been trained to fight demons, monsters, and other creatures that are now roaming about in the post-apocalyptic 21st century. Along with their superior fighting techniques and specialized skills, they were also given special suits called Zero armor, which were made from the souls of dead warriors. Unfortunately Harara succumbs to evil within the Zero armor, and Kakugo is the only human alive that has the skills and equipment to defeat his sibling. 
User Ratings: 159 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 10 votes (sub:7, dub:3)
 Excellent: 5 votes (dub:3, raw:1, sub:1)
 Very good: 11 votes (sub:9, dub:2)
 Good: 14 votes (sub:8, dub:5, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
)
 Decent: 20 votes (dub:11, sub:7, ?:2)
 So-so: 8 votes (dub:5, sub:3)
 Not really good: 12 votes (sub:8, dub:4)
 Weak: 10 votes (dub:8, sub:2)
 Bad: 15 votes (sub:10, dub:4, others:1
1 Portuguese subtitled
)
 Awful: 12 votes (sub:8, dub:4)
 Worst ever: 42 votes (sub:26, dub:15, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
)
Seen in part or in whole by 295 users, rank: #2256 (of 6068)
Median rating: Weak
Arithmetic mean: 3.843 (Not really good), std. dev.: 3.29, rank: #5915 (of 6062)
Weighted mean: 3.731 (Not really good−), rank: #5937 (of 6062) (seen all: 4.02 / seen some: 1.47 / won't finish: 0.55)
Bayesian estimate: 3.998 (Not really good), rank: #4595 (of 4613)
Running time: 40 minutes per episode 
Number of episodes: 2 
Vintage: 1996 
Release dates: We have 4
Ending Theme:
"Kakugo Kanryō!" (覚悟完了!; "Kakugo Complete!") by Hironobu Kageyama 
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DVD (Region 1)
    Apocalypse Zero - Battle 1 (DVD 1) 2001-09-11 (from $9.99)
VHS
    Apocalypse Zero - Battle 1 (Dub.VHS 1) 2001-09-11
    Apocalypse Zero - Battle 1 (Sub.VHS 1) 2001-09-11

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Toshihiro Hirano 
Screenplay:
Akiyoshi Sakai  (eps 1-2) 
Storyboard:
Hitoyuki Matsui  (eps 1-2) 
Episode Director: Keitaro Motonaga (eps 1-2) 
Music: Takashi Kudoh 
Original story: Takayuki Yamaguchi 
Character Design: Keisuke Watabe 
Chief Animation Director: Keisuke Watabe (ep 2) 
Animation Director: Keisuke Watabe (ep 1) 
Sound Director: Hideyuki Tanaka 
Director of Photography: Mitsuru Sugiyura 
Executive producer:
Toshihiko Sato 
Yoshimasa Ohnishi 
Color Selection: Satoko Asai 
Dramatization: Keitaro Motonaga 
Editing: Jun Takuma 
In-Between Check:
Sanae Nakajima (ep 1) 
Yasuhito Murata (ep 2) 
Key Animation:
Atsuko Ishida (ep 2) 
Fuminori Kizaki (eps 1-2) 
Fumio Matsumoto (ep 1) 
Hidetoshi Namura (ep 2) 
Hideyuki Morioka (ep 1) 
Hirofumi Suzuki (eps 1-2) 
Hiroki Takagi (ep 1) 
Hirotoshi Takaya (ep 2) 
Hiroyoshi Iida (ep 1) 
Hisao Muramatsu (ep 1) 
Hisashi Saito (eps 1-2) 
Katsuhiro Shimizu (ep 1) 
Kazuhiro Ogi (ep 1) 
Kazunobu Hoshi (ep 1) 
Keiji Gotoh (ep 2) 
Ken Ootsuka (eps 1-2) 
Kenji Kajiwara (ep 1) 
Kumi Horii (ep 2) 
Madoka Hirayama (ep 2) 
Makoto Yamada (ep 1) 
Mariko Aoki (ep 2) 
Masahiko Ohkura (ep 2) 
Masahiro Yamane (ep 1) 
Masaki Hosoyama (ep 2) 
Masami Obari (ep 2) 
Munenori Nawa (ep 2) 
Naoyuki Konno (eps 1-2) 
Osamu Ohkubo (ep 2) 
Satoshi Ishino (ep 1) 
Shinobu Nishioka (eps 1-2) 
Shinya Hasegawa (ep 1) 
Soichiro Matsuda (ep 2) 
Takamitsu Kondou (ep 2) 
Takashi Hashimoto (eps 1-2) 
Takuji Yoshimoto (ep 1) 
Takuya Suzuki (ep 1) 
Tatsuya Oka (ep 1) 
Tatsuya Suzuki (ep 1) 
Tokuyuki Matsutake (ep 1) 
Toru Takahashi (ep 1) 
Toshio Mori (ep 1) 
Tsunenori Saito (ep 1) 
Tsutomu Miyazawa (ep 2) 
Yoshimitsu Ohashi (ep 2) 
Yoshiyuki Ichikawa (ep 1) 
Yoshiyuki Ito (ep 2) 
Yuki Kinoshita (eps 1-2) 
Yukio Segami (eps 1-2) 
Yuuichi Nihei (ep 2) 
Production Advancement: Masaru Nagai (ep 2) 
Production Design: Nobuto Sakamoto 
Theme Song Arrangement: Takashi Kudoh 
Theme Song Composition: Takashi Kudoh 
Theme Song Lyrics:
Reo Satonozuka 
Takayuki Yamaguchi 
Theme Song Performance: Hironobu Kageyama (ED) 
Kouichi Yamadera as Kakugo Hagakure 
Megumi Ogata as Harara Hagakure 

Mitsuko Horie as Yukiko Horie 
Shinichiro Miki as Kazu Shimada 
Shukatsu Shibata as Oboro Hagakure 
Yuka Imai as Hiroko Uchiyama 

Daisuke Sakaguchi as Ponta 
Kenichi Ogata as School Principal 
Kitaro Katashiro as Ponsuke 
Kunihiko Yasui as Bolt 
Masako Katsuki as Hamuko 
Minami Takayama as Aoki 
Sara Nakayama as Aoki 
Shigeru Chiba as Zenigata 
Takeshi Aono as Eikichi 
Toshiyuki Morikawa as Haoka 
Yuko Miyamura as Megumi 

Japanese companies
Checking:
AIC 
Ashi Productions 
Co-Production: Ashi Productions 
Finish Animation:
AIC 
Ashi Productions 
In-Between Animation:
AIC 
APPP 
Ashi Productions 
Studio Mark 
Wombat 
Lith Work: Maki Production 
special effects: Marix 
English cast
English staff
Director: Eric P. Sherman 
Translation:
Julia Rose 
Takashi Sakudo 
Executive producer: John Sirabella 

ADR Recording Engineer: Patrick Rodman 
Co-Producer: Kaeko Sakamoto 
Packaging Design:
John Siers 
Merideth Mulroney 
Production manager: Sam Liebowitz 
Production Supervision:
Clark Cheng 
Sean Molyneaux 
Re-Recording Engineer: Thomas J. Maydeck 
Studio Administration:
Kendra Doherty 
Tracy Clark 
Lex Lang as Hagakure Kakugo 
Mona Marshall as Hagakure Harara 

Katie Ashley as Horie Yukiko 

Anthony Mozdy as
Chidokuro 
Hagakure Oboro 
Dave Mallow as Shimada Kazu 
David Orasco as
Haoka 
Rai 
David Umansky as
Dogumakuro 
Volt 
Georgette Rose as Uchiyama Hiroko 
Jane Alan as Ponta 
Jessica Gee as Aoki 
John Smallberries as Principal 
Melissa Charles as Megumi 
Mona Marshall as Dogumarkuro's Flower 
Sonja S. Fox as Hamuko 
Steve Kramer as Zenigata 
Terrence Stone as Kagenari 
Zan as Pyonsuke 
English companies
Distributor: AnimeWorks 
Dubbing Studio: Bang Zoom! Entertainment 
Editing Studio: RG Video 
Licensed by: Media Blasters 
Mixing Studio: Monterey Post Studio 
Recording Studio: Monterey Post Studio 
Italian staff
Italian cast
Dubbing Director: Isabella Pasanisi 
Script: Michele Gelli 
Art Director: Michele Gelli 
Translation: Yoshiya Hirohama 
Executive producer: Francesco Di Sanzo 

Artistic Consultant: Gualtiero Cannarsi 
Assistant Director of Dubbing: Caterina Piferi 
Dolby Surround Mixing: Andrea Pochini 
Editorial Staff Secretary:
Alessia Di Ruscio 
Maria Mauri 
General Project Supervisor: Federico Colpi 
Mixing Supervision: Giorgio Passanelli 
Post Production Director: Valerio Manenti 
Production Staff Secretary:
Anna Marani 
Gianfranco Calvitti 
Script Supervision: Michele Gelli 
Technical Coordinator: Stefano Lirolli 
Sandro Acerbo as Kakugo Hagakure 
Tiziana Avarista as Harara Hagakure 

Alessandro Tiberi as Kazu Shinada 
Angelo Nicotra as Oboro Hagakure 
Antonio Sanna as Preside 
Barbara De Bortoli as Tsumiko Horie 
Claudio Fattoretto as Kagenari 
Corrado Conforti as Ponta 
Davide Chevalier as Pionsuke 
Isabella Pasanisi as Hamuko 
Nino Prester as Narratore 
Riccardo Rossi as Dokumakuro 
Sandro Sardone as Zenigata 
Silvia Tognoloni as Hiroko Shinada 
Simone Mori as Hoshino 
Vittorio De Angelis as Haoka 
Italian companies
Distributor: Dynamic Italia 
Dubbing: SEFIT/CDC 
Mastering: Studio PV 
Postproduction: Studio PV 
Synchronization: Elettronica Sincrostudio 
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