Gungrave (TV)

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Alternative title:
Гангрейв (Russian)
ガングレイヴ (Japanese)
건 그레이브 (Korean)
Themes: mafia, revenge, tragedy
Objectionable content: Intense
Plot Summary: Brandon Heat, a silent and passive man, is living a laid back life with his friends. He's got his eyes on Maria, but her uncle forbids their relationship. After the brutal murder of his friends and Maria's father, Brandon is on the run together with the only friend he has left—Harry McDowell. When he finds out custody over Maria has been taken by Millennion, the largest mafia syndicate in town, he and Harry decide to join the syndicate. He goes through many hardships after joining the syndicate but he is willing to risk everything as long as he can be close to Maria.
User Ratings: 3648 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 820 votes (sub:632, dub:169, raw:2, edit.dub:2, ?:1, others:14
7 Spanish subtitled
2 Portuguese subtitled
1 Korean subtitled
1 German dubbed
1 Russian dubbed
1 Arabic subtitled
1 Spanish dubbed
)
 Excellent: 1339 votes (sub:1050, dub:263, raw:6, edit.dub:3, ?:1, others:16
8 Spanish subtitled
3 Portuguese subtitled
1 Russian edited dub
1 Russian dubbed
1 German dubbed
1 Polish subtitled
1 French subtitled
)
 Very good: 724 votes (sub:521, dub:185, ?:2, edit.dub:1, raw:1, others:14
5 Spanish subtitled
3 German dubbed
2 Portuguese subtitled
1 French subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
1 Polish subtitled
1 Spanish dubbed
)
 Good: 364 votes (sub:237, dub:112, ?:3, edit.dub:3, raw:1, others:8
2 Italian subtitled
2 Spanish subtitled
2 Russian subtitled
1 Chinese Mandarin subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
)
 Decent: 177 votes (sub:128, dub:47, edit.dub:1, others:1
1 Russian subtitled
)
 So-so: 94 votes (sub:59, dub:32, ?:1, others:2
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 French subtitled
)
 Not really good: 35 votes (sub:26, dub:9)
 Weak: 53 votes (sub:33, dub:15, ?:1, others:4
2 German dubbed
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 Spanish edited dub
)
 Bad: 25 votes (sub:16, dub:8, edit.dub:1)
 Awful: 9 votes (sub:7, dub:2)
 Worst ever: 8 votes (dub:5, sub:3)
Seen in part or in whole by 5922 users, rank: #102 (of 6011)
Median rating: Excellent
Arithmetic mean: 8.355 (Very good+), std. dev.: 1.6402, rank: #215 (of 6004)
Weighted mean: 8.254 (Very good+), rank: #225 (of 6004) (seen all: 8.45 / seen some: 6.51 / won't finish: 4.22)
Bayesian estimate: 8.252 (Very good+), rank: #151 (of 4572)
Running time: 25 minutes per episode
Number of episodes: 26
Episode titles: We have 26
Vintage:
2003-10-06 to 2004-03-29
2007-04-18 (Cartoon Network Latin America, Toonami)
2008-10-02 (Animax Spain)
Opening Theme:
"Family" by Tsuneo Imahori
Ending Theme:
"Akaneiroga Moerutoki" by Scoobie Do
Links: We have 2
Trivia: We have 6
Reviews:
Gungrave DVD 2 (Dec 1, 2004)
Gungrave DVD 1 (Nov 11, 2004)
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Artbook
    Gungrave - Anime Manga TPB (Artbook) 2006-01-18 (from $10.92)
    Gungrave Archive Artbook (Artbook) 2006-06-01 (from $16.05)
Blu-Ray
    Gungrave - Complete Collection (Anime Classic) (Blu-Ray) 2011-06-28 (from $30.42)
DVD (Region 1)
    Gungrave - Complete Series Box Set (DVD) 2009-07-14
    Gungrave - The Complete Series [Classic] (DVD) 2011-07-19 (from $28.68)
    Gungrave - Beyond the Grave (DVD 1) 2004-07-06 (from $9.74)
    Gungrave - Beyond the Grave + Artbox (DVD 1) 2004-07-06
    Gungrave - The Sweeper (DVD 2) 2004-09-28 (from $9.74)
    Gungrave - Undead War (DVD 3) 2004-11-09 (from $16.20)
    Gungrave - Die Trying (DVD 4) 2005-01-18 (from $10.30)
    Gungrave - The Protector (DVD 5) 2005-03-15 (from $4.09)
    Gungrave - Erosion (DVD 6) 2005-05-17 (from $10.35)
    Gungrave - To The Grave (DVD 7) 2005-07-19 (from $13.99)
    Gungrave - Limited Edition Boxed Set (DVD 1-7) 2005-07-19
    Gungrave DVD Box Set (Thinpak) (DVD 1-7) 2005-12-27
Soundtrack
    Gungrave - Righthead (OST 1) 2004-07-06 (from $30.00)
    Gungrave - Lefthead (OST 2) 2004-11-09 (from $12.73)
Universal Media Disc
    Gungrave - (eps 1-2) (UMD 1) 2005-08-16 (from $3.00)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Toshiyuki Tsuru
Series Composition: Yousuke Kuroda
Script: Yousuke Kuroda
Storyboard:
Hiroshi Hara (4 episodes
eps 6, 12, 17, 23
)

Junichi Takaoka (eps 20, 24)
Kim Gi-Du (ep 5)
Koichiro Sohtome (ep 7)
Kou Matsuo (4 episodes
eps 3, 9, 15, 21
)

Masahiko Ohta (eps 8, 16, 22)
Masanori Shino (OP)
Mitsuyuki Masuhara (eps 2, 18)
Satoshi Nishimura (ep 11)
Shinji Satoh (ep 10)
Shinpei Miyashita (ep 4)
Tetsuro Araki (eps 13, 25)
Toshiyuki Tsuru (ED; 5 episodes
eps 1-2, 14, 18, 26
)

Yuzo Sato (eps 1, 18)
Episode Director:
Hiroshi Kimura (4 episodes
eps 6, 12, 17, 23
)

Hiroyuki Tsuchiya (eps 11, 16, 22)
Kou Matsuo (eps 3, 15, 21)
Masahiko Ohta (eps 5, 20)
Masahiko Ooda
Mitsuyuki Masuhara (4 episodes
eps 2, 7, 18, 26
)

Ryo Miyata (ep 9)
Takeshi Yoshimoto (4 episodes
eps 4, 10, 19, 24
)

Tetsuro Araki (5 episodes
eps 1, 8, 13, 18, 25
)

Toshiyuki Tsuru (ep 14)
Unit Director:
Masanori Shino (OP)
Toshiyuki Tsuru (ED)
Music:
Akiko Osawa (Flute)
Akira Sotoyama (Drums)
Aska Kaneko (Violin)
Aska Strings Quartet (Strings)
Benisuke Sakai (Bass)
Bob Zung (Bass Clarinet)
Gen Ogimi (Percussion)
Gen Ittetsu Strings Quartet (Strings)
Hideo Takakuwa (Flute)
Hiroshi Yoshino (Bass)
Hitoshi Ishitoya (Trombone)
Joe Nagaike (Bass - ED)
Kazutoki Umezu (Sax)
Kohji Nishimura (Trumpet, Flugel)
Masaki Tsurugi (Piano, Wulitzer)
Mitsukuni Kohata (Trumpet)
Mitsuru Nasuno (Bass)
Osamu Matsumoto (Trombone)
Raju Ramayya (Lyrics, Vocals)
Satoshi Shoji (English Horn)
Shu Koyama (Lyrics, Vocals, Chorus - ED)
Taijiro Matsuki (Guitar - ED)
Takuya 'Moby' Okamoto (Drums, Tambourine, Shaker - ED)
Tomohiro Yahiro (Percussion)
Tsuneo Imahori
Yasuo Sano (Drums)
Yukako Furudate (Gypsy Violin - ED)
Original creator: Yasuhiro Nightow
Character Design: Masanori Shino
Chief Animation Director:
Cindy H. Yamauchi
Masanori Shino
Animation Director:
Cindy H. Yamauchi (eps 1, 18)
Hiroyuki Kasugai (eps 1, 18)
Junichi Takaoka (eps 2, 8, 24)
Katsuya Yamada (ep 2)
Kazuyuki Igai (4 episodes
eps 6, 12, 17, 23
)

Kim Gi-Du (eps 5, 10)
Mariko Aoki (4 episodes
eps 4, 11, 16, 22
)

Masafumi Yamamoto (ep 17)
Masaki Hyuga (eps 13, 20, 25)
Masanori Shino (OP; eps 19, 26)
Masaru Kitao (eps 1, 18)
Noriyuki Fukuda (eps 8, 24)
Satonobu Kikuchi (4 episodes
eps 1, 7, 14, 18
)

Satoru Kobayashi (eps 5, 10)
Toshiyuki Kanno (5 episodes
eps 1, 7, 14, 18-19
)

Yukihiro Kitano (4 episodes
eps 3, 9, 15, 21
)

Mechanical design: Masahiro Kimura
Art design: Yuji Ikeda
Character Conceptual Design: Yasuhiro Nightow
Sound Director: Yasunori Honda
Director of Photography: Hisao Shirai
Accessory Design: Masahiro Kimura
Art Establishment: Yuji Ikeda
Artist Management: Koji Sawai (Sistema)
Assistant Animation Director:
Cindy H. Yamauchi (ep 26)
Junichi Takaoka (ep 26)
Masahiro Kimura (ep 26)
Assistant Director: Mitsuyuki Masuhara
Assistant Episode Director: Tetsuro Araki (ep 26)
Background Production: Minoru Nakamura
Color Coordination: Yoshimi Koshikawa
Consultant: Mark Giambruno (OP)
In-Between Check: Yukiko Okata
Music Director: Yukako Inoue
Music Performance: Hideyo Takakuwa (Flute)
Musician Coordination: Noriko Sekiya (Musicland)
Original Mechanical Design: Kousuke Fujishima
Production Advancement: Yoshifumi Sueda
Production Desk: Kentaro Hashimoto
Program Manager: Fukashi Azuma (TV Tokyo)
Recording Assistant: Noriko Kato
Series Concept: Yousuke Kuroda
Sound Effects: Takuya Hasegawa
Sound Production: Kaoru Machida
Soundtrack Cover Design:
Maiko Tanimoto
Natsu Tanimoto
Ryousuke Takagi
Toshiyuki Yamashita (Strereotype Produkts)
Soundtrack Executive Producer:
Shigeru Kitayama
Shiro Sasaki
Soundtrack Mastering Engineer: Shigeo Miyamoto (FLAIR)
Soundtrack Promotion:
Shousei Ito
Yoshinori Sugawara
Soundtrack Recording & Mixing:
Masashi Yabuhara
Yoshinori Nakayama (ED)
Soundtrack Sales Promotion:
Kou Yamashita
Toshiyuki Nakajima
Special Effects: Kuniharu Okano
Theme Song Arrangement: Scoobie Doo (ED) 
Theme Song Composition:
Soujiro Matsumoto (ED)
Tsuneo Imahori (OP)
Theme Song Performance: Scoobie Doo (ED) 
Kenji Hamada as Harry MacDowel(Teen)
Tomokazu Seki as Brandon Heat / Beyond the Grave
Tsutomu Isobe as Harry MacDowel

Chafurin as Bob Poundmax
Fumihiko Tachiki as Bunji Kugashira
Iemasa Kayumi as Big Daddy
Kikuko Inoue as Maria Asagi
Kumi Sakuma as Mika Asagi
Motomu Kiyokawa as Dr. Tokioka "Dr. T"
Ryûzaburô Ôtomo as Bear Walken
Takehito Koyasu as Ballabird Lee 

Akimasa Ohmori as
Parker
Racuna Grock
Ben Takada as Jude
Eiji Hanawa as Gerry
Hikaru Miyata as
Alsac
Alsatta 
Jouji Nakata as
Ladd
Rad 
Katsuhisa Houki as
Tokioka the Butler
Widge
Kazuhiro Nakata as Randy
Kazunori Tanaka as Decarte's Subordinate C
Kenichi Mochizuki as Decarte's Subordinate D
Kenta Miyake as
Mobster(ep 7)
Nathan
Komina Matsushita as Maggie
Kumi Sakuma as Kathleen
Mariko Takigawa as Widge's Mother
Masahiko Tanaka as
Blood War
Brad Wong 
Masako Katsuki as Miranda
Masayuki Tanaka as Brad Woo
Michiko Neya as
Barry(Young)
Female Announcer(ep 22)
Maria's Classmate
Sherry Walken
Nobuyuki Furuta as
Deed 
Dr. Tokioka(young)
Radd 
Nobuyuki Yoshida as Decarte's Subordinate B
Ryuji Nakagi as Norton
Shigeru Shibuya as Carason
Shinji Furuta as Dido
Shintarou Oohata as Kenny
Takehiro Sonobe as Eddy Gallarde
Takehito Koyasu as Brad's Subordinate(ep 9)
Takeru Miyashita as
Cannon Vulcan
Kanon Balkan 
Tamio Ohki as Sid Gallarde
Toshihiko Nakajima as
Biscoe
Decarte
Scott
Visco 
Yasuhiro Fujiwara as Bear's Subordinate
Yasuyuki Kase as
Decarte's Subordinate A
Joris
Yousuke Akimoto as Jester

Japanese companies
English cast
English staff
Abe Lasser as Harry MacDowel(Old)
Ron Allen as Brandon Heat/Beyond the Grave
Tony Oliver as Harry MacDowel(Young)

Andrew Watton as Balladbird Lee
David Orozco as Bob Poundmax(Young)
Doug Stone as Bob Poundmax(ep 26)
John Daniels as Bear Walken
Kay Jensen as Mika Asagi
Lex Lang as Bunji Kugashira
Melvin Katt as Bob Poundmax
Michael McConnohie as Big Daddy
Michelle Ruff as Maria Asagi
Midge Mayes as Sherry Walken
William Frederick as Dr. Tokioka

Alfred Thor as
Executive(ep 6)
Sid Galarde
Chris Kent as
Eddie Galarde
Member B(ep 6)
Older Policeman(ep 7)
Subordinate A(ep 21)
Thief A(ep 5)
Dave Lelyveld as
Descartes
Jude
Kenny
Mob Boss(ep 7)
Scottie
Thief B(ep 5)
Dave Mallow as
Assistant Official(ep 17)
Evans
Executive(ep 14)
Gary
Man in Black B(ep 20)
David Lelyveld as
Alzac(ep 6)
Randy's Subordinate(ep 13)
David Orozco as
Alzac(eps 9, 14)
Descartes' Man(ep 4)
Jester
Doug Stone as Parker
Francis C. Cole as
Bodyguard(ep 21)
Nyman
Ivan Buckley as
Bear Walken's Subordinate
Descartes' Henchman #2
Gossiper #1
Jackson Daniels as
Driver(ep 13)
Executive(ep 14)
Laguna Glock
Subordinate A(ep 20)
Jeffrey Stackhouse as Subordinate B
John Smallberries as
Biscoe
Executive(ep 14)
Hussan
Leagland
Man(ep 20)
Man B(ep 19)
State Governor(ep 17)
Julie Ann Taylor as
Biscoe's Wife
Boy(ep 15)
Randy's Wife
Kay Jensen as Brandon Heat(Child)
Kim Strauss as Abbot 
Kurt Strauss as
Abbot
Cannon Vulcan
Man A(eps 17, 19)
Man in Black A(ep 20)
Researcher(ep 21)
Lex Lang as
Ladd
Nathan
Liam O'Brien as
Executive A
Researcher
Sam
Melissa Williamson as Miranda
Michael McConnohie as
Deed
Scott
Subordinate(ep 17)
Michael Sorich as
Norton
Widge
Michelle Ruff as Harry MacDowel(Child)
Midge Mayes as
Female Announcer(ep 22)
Katherine
Maggie
Widge's Mother
Woman(ep 5)
Sam Regal as
Carlason(ep 5)
Gashaw Member #1(ep 7)
Kyne
Researcher(ep 25)
Young Policeman(ep 7)
Steve Cannon as Jolice
Steve Kramer as
Butler Tokioka
Randy
Subordinate B(ep 20)
Taylor Henry as Blood War
Wendee Lee as
Resident(ep 3)
Woman(ep 4)
English companies
French staff
French cast
ADR Director: Gilbert Levy
Benjamin Pascal as Harry Mc Dowel
Taric Mehani as Brandon Heat

Alain Choquet as Bear Walken
Jean-Christophe Bretignière as Bunji Kugashira
Michel Laroussi as Dr.Tolioka
Olivier Korol as Ballabird Lee
Sidonie Laurens as
Maria Asagi
Mika Asagi
Thierry Murzeau as Big Daddy
Vincent De Bouard as Bob Poundmax

Antoine Tome as Randy
Gilbert Levy as Widge
Nathalie Homs as Sherry Walken
Stéphane Roux-Weiss as Blood War
Stéphane Rox-Weiss as Blood War
Yann Pichon as
Cannon Vulcan
Gary
French companies
Broadcaster: Gong (from May 2009)
Distributor: Dybex
Dubbing: Studio Chinkel
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
(none)
Carlos Sianes as Brandon Heat/Beyond the Grave(Spain dub)
Ivan Canovas as Harry Mc Dowell(Spain dub)
Rafael Rivera as Brandon Heat

Albert Socias as Doctor T.(Spain dub)
Ana María Camps as Maria Asagi(Spain dub)
Carmen Calvell as Mika Asagi(Spain dub)
Eduardo Diez as Bob Poundmax(Spain dub)
Francisco Alborch as Big Daddy(Spain dub)
Ignacio Latorre as Bear Walken(Spain dub)
J. Ignacio Latorre as Bear Walken(Spain dub)
Jordi Salas as Bunji Kugashira(Spain dub)
José Antonio Cerdan as Balladbird Lee(Spain dub)
Mayra Arellano as Mika Asagi
Patricia Anides as Maria Asagi

Ana Patricia Anides as Maria Asagi(Latinamerican Dub)
Federico Romano as Big Daddy(Latinamerican Dub)
Gabriel Ortiz as Bob Poundmax(Latinamerican Dub)
Hector Emmanuel Gómez as Harry McDowell(young)(Latinamerican Dub)
Jesse Conde as Randy(Latinamerican Dub)
Joaquin Casado as Ladd(Spain dub)
María Rosa Gil as Catherine(Spain dub)
Maribel Pomar as Milanda(Spain dub)
Mario Sauret as Bear Walken(Latinamerican Dub)
Oriol de Balle as Kenny(Spain dub)
Ruben Leon as Gary(Latinamerican Dub)
Salvador Campoy as Alzac(Spain dub)
Spanish companies
Broadcaster: I-Sat (Adult Swim)
Distributor: Jonu Media (Spain)
Dubbing Studio: Seimar RLM (Spain dub)
Translation: TRADUCCIONES IMPOSIBLES (Spain dub)
German staff
German cast
Dialogue Writer: Christian Schneider (eps 1-26)
Translator & Subtitling: Stefan Peter Heiler (eps 1-26)
Voice Direction: Christian Schneider (eps 1-26)
Bernd Kuschmann as Harry McDowell (alt)
Gregor Höppner as Brandon Heat / Beyond the Grave
Markus Pfeiffer as Harry McDowell (jung)

Daniel Werner as Bob Poundmax
Hans Bayer as Dr. Tokioka
Jürg Löw as Bear Walken
Matthias Haase as Big Daddy
Rolf Berg as Bunji Kugashira
Sarah Brückner as Mika Asagi
Susanne Dobrusskin as Maria Asagi

Andreas Meese as Cannon Balkan
Britt Gülland as Biscoes Frau
David Nathan as Handlanger 1
Detlef Bierstedt as Handlanger 2
Fabian Körner as
Brad Wong
Gary
Hans-Gerd Kilbinger as Wigde Burns
Ilya Welter as
Ansagerin
Milanda
Karl-Heinz Tafel as Randy
Katja Liebing as Shelly Walken
Norman Matt as Kenny
Peter Harting as Jester
Renier Baaken as
Nathan
Parker
Simon T. Roden as Pfarrer
Thomas Lang as Deed Carabel
Volker Wolf as Ladd Carabel
German companies
Broadcaster: VOX
Distributor: Panini Video
Dubbing: G&G Tonstudios
Russian staff
Russian companies
(none)
Distributor: MC Entertainment
Russian cast
(none)
Portuguese staff
Portuguese cast
Dubbing Director: Ettore Zuim
Translation: Danielle Soares
Guilherme Briggs as Harry MacDowel
Ricardo Juarez as Brandon Heat

Carlos Seidl as Dr. Tokioka
Christiane Monteiro as Mika Asagi
Fabíola Martins as Maria Asagi
Hélio Ribeiro as Balladbird Lee
Maurício Berger as Bear Walken
Pietro Mario as Big Daddy
Reginaldo Primo as Bob Poundmax
Sérgio Muniz as Bunji Kugashira

Eduardo Dascar as Deed
Elcio Romar as Scott
Ettore Zuim as Descartes
Hannah Buttel as Sherry Walken
Luiz Carlos Persy as Jester
Nádia Carvalho as Milanda
Renan Freitas as Kenny
Rodrigo Antas as Jolice
Ronaldo Júlio as Ladd
Portuguese companies
Distributor: Cloverway, Inc.
Dubbing Studio: Som de Vera Cruz (Rio de Janeiro)
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