Spriggan (movie)

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©1998 Hiroshi Takashige• Ryoji Minagawa / Shogakukan • Bandai Visual • TBS • TOHO 


 
[ adapted from Striker (manga) ]

Alternative title:
Спригган (Russian) 
スプリガン (Japanese) 
世界末日 (Chinese (Taiwan)) 
Genres: action , science fiction 
Themes: military 
Objectionable content: Significant 
Plot Summary: Deep in the Ararat Mountains of Turkey, a secret organization known as ARCAM has found what is believed to be Noah's Ark. However, the U.S. Machine Corps., a rogue organization of the Pentagon, wants to take over the Ark as a means of global supremacy. Only a special ARCAM operative known as a Spriggan stands in their way. Japanese Spriggan Yu Ominae teams up with French Spriggan Jean-Jacques Mondo to combat members of the U.S. Machine Corps. led by Col. MacDougall - a genetically-enhanced boy with deadly psionic powers. However, they must act fast and stop MacDougall before he uses the Ark for his own agenda. 
User Ratings: 908 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 19 votes (sub:10, dub:8, edit.dub:1)
 Excellent: 81 votes (sub:38, dub:37, ?:2, edit.dub:1, others:3
1 German dubbed
1 Italian subtitled
1 Dutch subtitled
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 Very good: 170 votes (sub:81, dub:72, ?:5, raw:2, edit.dub:1, others:9
2 Spanish dubbed
2 Russian dubbed
1 Spanish subtitled
1 Danish subtitled
1 Chinese Mandarin subtitled
1 Polish subtitled
1 German dubbed
)
 Good: 279 votes (sub:158, dub:109, raw:1, others:11
4 Spanish subtitled
2 German dubbed
2 Spanish dubbed
1 Italian dubbed
1 Polish subtitled
1 French subtitled
)
 Decent: 165 votes (sub:90, dub:69, ?:2, raw:1, others:3
1 Russian subtitled
1 Spanish subtitled
1 French subtitled
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 So-so: 70 votes (sub:44, dub:23, ?:1, others:2
1 Russian dubbed
1 Russian subtitled
)
 Not really good: 41 votes (sub:24, dub:14, others:3
1 German dubbed
1 Spanish subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
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 Weak: 40 votes (sub:22, dub:16, ?:1, others:1
1 German dubbed
)
 Bad: 28 votes (sub:18, dub:8, others:2
1 French subtitled
1 Italian dubbed
)
 Awful: 12 votes (sub:7, dub:4, raw:1)
 Worst ever: 3 votes (sub:3)
Seen in part or in whole by 1646 users, rank: #645 (of 6000)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 6.524 (Good−), std. dev.: 1.8751, rank: #3376 (of 5996)
Weighted mean: 6.471 (Decent+), rank: #3465 (of 5996) (seen all: 6.49 / seen some: 4.08 / won't finish: 5.00)
Bayesian estimate: 6.485 (Decent+), rank: #3151 (of 4548)
Running time: 90 minutes 
Vintage:
1998 
1998-09-05 
Premiere date:
1998-09-05 (Japan, theaters) 
2002-01-17 (Italy - Future Film Festival) 
2008-03-18 (Finland, Nelonen) 
Release dates: We have 1
Ending Theme:
"Jing Ling" by Saju 
Trivia: We have 3
DVD Easter Eggs: We have 1
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New Spriggan Info (Sep 26, 2001)
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Spriggan Dates (Sep 19, 2001)
ACen 2001: ADV Films (May 11, 2001)
Releases from Viz (Nov 2, 2000)
Anime at AFI FEST 2000 (Oct 2, 2000)
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DVD (Region 1)
    Spriggan (DVD) 2002-04-23
    Spriggan - w/ soundtrack [Special Edition] (DVD) 2005-02-15
DVD (Region 4)
    Anime Classics: Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust / Spriggan / Millennium Actress (DVD) 2008-06-10
Soundtrack
    Spriggan Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (OST) 2003-10-28 (from $11.98)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Hirotsugu Kawasaki 
Storyboard: Hirotsugu Kawasaki 
Music: Kuniaki Haishima 
Original creator:
Hiroshi Takashige 
Ryoji Minagawa 
Character Design: Hisashi Eguchi 
Art Director: Mutsuo Koseki 
Mechanical design: Kimitoshi Yamane 
Sound Director: Yota Tsuruoka 
Cgi Director: Akiko Saito 
Director of Photography: Hisao Shirai 
Assistant Director: Koji Aritomi 
Assistant recording Engineer: Jiro Miyazawa 
Assistant Sound Editor: Minoru Koike 
Associate Director: Norihiko Sudo 
CG: Akiko Saito 
Color setting: Hisami Akiyama 
Gun Designs: Tensai Okamura 
In-Between Animation:
Alexandra Weihrauch (Studio Ghibli) 
Daisuke Takemoto (Anime R) 
David Encinas (Studio Ghibli) 
Fumiko Ueda (Anime R) 
Hiromasa Yonebayashi  (Studio Ghibli) 
Hiromi Nishikawa (Studio Takuranke) 
Kazuyoshi Tanaka (Anime R) 
Koichi Takai (Anime R) 
Mariko Suzuki (Studio Ghibli) 
Mayumi Takada (Anime R) 
Noriko Takahashi (Anime R) 
Rei Kondo (Studio Takuranke) 
Shinji Suetomi (GAINAX) 
Sushio (GAINAX) 
Takashi Hino (Anime R) 
Tatsuya Ichikawa (Anime R) 
Tomomi Ishikawa (Studio Takuranke) 
Mechanical animation Director: Masahito Yamashita 
Mix Engineer: Toru Okitsu 
Music producer: Shin Shibata 
Noah's Ark Design: Katsuhiro Otomo 
Orchestral Coordination: Yoshitaka Ono 
Orchestral Score: Muneo Teruya 
Production manager: Yasushi Takahashi 
Programming: Tadashi Yatabe 
Recording engineer:
Eiichi Tanaka 
Toru Okitsu 
Tsutomu Asakura (sound) 
Screen Story Structure: Katsuhiro Otomo 
Setting: Yasumitsu Suetake 
Sound Design: Shoji Hata 
Ryuji Aigase as Colonel MacDougal 
Showtaro Morikubo as Yuu Ominae 
Takehito Koyasu as Jean Jacques Mondo 

Katsumi Suzuki as Little Boy 
Ken Shiroyama as Dr. Meisel 
Kenji Takano as Fat Man 
Sakiko Tamagawa as Margaret 

Fumihiko Goto as Turkish Agent B 
Hiroshi Matsumoto as Manager 
Hiroyuki Oshita as Guard B 
Ikumi Kimura as Stewardess 
Katsuhisa Houki as Turkish Agent A 
Kenichi Sakaguchi as N.C.O 
Kinryuu Arimoto as Yamamoto 
Masaaki Yajima as Narration 
Masaki Aizawa as Excavation Research Agent 
Masashi Muta as Yuu(Cosmos flashback) 
Masayuki Nakata as Guard A 
Naoki Makishima as Tanaka 
Takashi Yoshida as Announcer 
Takayasu Usui as Classmate B 
Yoshito Ishinami as General 
Yuu Yamazaki as Classmate A 
Yuuichi Nagashima as Aide-de-camp 

Japanese companies
English cast
English staff
ADR Director: Matt Greenfield 
Screenplay: Matt Greenfield 
Executive producer:
John Ledford 
Sharon Papa 
Producer: Matt Greenfield 

Audio Consultant: Paul Killam 
Color Timing: Connie Fielder 
DVD Producer: Sharon Papa 
Graphic Design: Andy Orjuela 
International Coordination: Toru Iwakami 
Re-Recording Mixing:
Keith Arem 
Mike Draghi 
Recording engineer: Christopher Bourque 
Sound Design: Keith Arem 
Sound Editor: Stephen Robinson 
Subtitle Script: Janice Williams 
Subtitle Timing: Neal Barnes 
Supervising Sound Coordinator: Mike Draghi 
Andy McAvin as Jean Jacques Mondo 
Christopher Patton as Yu Ominae 
Kevin Corn as Colonel MacDougall 

Kelly Manison as Margaret 
Mike Kleinhenz as Fattman 
Spike Spencer as Little Boy 
Ted Pfister as Dr. Meisel 

Amanda Winn Lee as Flight Attendant 
Andrew Klimko as Tanaka 
Bob Elliot as Pentagon Black Ops 
Brett Weaver as Classmate A 
C. Markham Anderson as ARCAM Explorer 
Frank Page as Pentagon Black Ops 
J.D. Hawkins as ARCAM Guard 2 
John Gremillion as Intelligence Officer 
John Kaiser as Pentagon Black Ops 
John Swasey as Mr. Smith 
John Paul Shephard as
Narration 
Yamamoto 
Kurt Stoll as Classmate B 
Paul Sidello as Turkish ARCAM Agent 
Phil Ross as ARCAM Explorer 
Ralph Ehntholt as
ARCAM Explorer 
Pentagon Black Ops 
Rob Mungle as
Customs Inspector 
Pentagon Black Ops 
Ross Bautsch as COSMOS Yu 
Vic Mignogna as ARCAM Guard 1 

English companies
ADR Recording: Industrial Smoke & Mirrors 
Broadcaster: The Anime Network 
Distributor:
ADV Films (UK) (UK) 
Madman Entertainment (Australia) 
DVD Authoring & Encoding: M.O.F.C. 
Licensed by: ADV Films 
Post Production: Monkey Boy Studios 
Soundtrack: ADV Music 
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
ADR Director: Miriam Guilimany (Spain dub) 

ADR Engineer: Marc Arambudo (Spain dub) 
Mix Engineer: Francesc Góngora (Spain dub) 
Albert Trifol Segarra as Yu Ominae(Spain dub) 
Eduard Itchart as Jean Jacques Mondo(Spain dub) 
Núria Trifol as Colonel MacDougal(Spain dub) 

Alberto Trifol as Dr. Meisel(Spain dub) 
Cristina Fargas as Margaret(Spain dub) 
Domenech Farell as Little Boy(Spain dub) 
Mario Arpal as Fattman(Spain dub) 

Aleix Estadella as Classmate A(Spain dub) 
Oriol de Balle as Classmate B(Spain dub) 
Spanish companies
Dubbing Studio: Q.T. Lever (Spain dub) 
Italian staff
Italian cast
(none)
Patrizio Prata as Yu Ominae 

Alessandro Rossi as Narrator 
Angelo Nicotra as Yamamoto 
Claudio Fattoretto as Fat Man 
Domitilla D'Amico as McDougal 
Pinella Dragani as Margaret 
Sergio Graziani as Prof. Meizel 
Simone Mori as Jean Jaquemonde 
Vittorio Stagni as Little Boy 
Italian companies
Broadcaster: Man-Ga 
Distributor: Dynit 
German staff
German cast
(none)
Sebastian Schulz as Yû Ominae 

Bodo Wolf as Yamamoto 
Eberhard Prüter as Little Boy 
Eric Vaessen as Dr. Meisel 
Irina von Bentheim as Margaret 
Rubina Kuraoka as Oberst MacDougall 
Simon Jäger as Jean Jacques Mondo 
Tilo Schmitz as Fat Man 
German companies
Broadcaster: SF2 
Distributor:
ACOG 
OVA Films 
Dubbing: brandt Film Berlin 
Dutch staff
Dutch companies
(none)
Distributor: Dybex 
Dutch cast
(none)
Russian staff
Russian companies
(none)
Production: MC Entertainment 
Russian cast
(none)
Polish staff
Polish companies
(none)
Distributor: IDG Poland S.A. 
Polish cast
(none)
Swedish staff
Swedish companies
(none)
Distributor: Sandrew Metronome 
Swedish cast
(none)
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
(none)
Chinese (Taiwan) cast
(none)
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