The Galaxy Railways (TV)

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[ spinoff of Galaxy Express 999 (TV) ]

Related anime:
    (The) Galaxy Railways: A Letter from the Abandoned Planet (OAV) (sequel)
      Ginga Tetsudo Monogatari: Eien e no Bunkiten (TV) (sequel)

Alternative title:
Galaxy Railways (French) 
Ginga Tetsudo Monogatari (Japanese) 
Storie delle Ferrovie Galattiche (Italian) 
銀河鉄道物語 (Japanese) 
Genres: adventure , drama , science fiction 
Themes: aliens , military , space , trains 
Objectionable content: Mild 
Plot Summary: In the future, the planets are connected with a massive galactic railway system. The passengers of the railways are protected by two forces, the Space Panzer Grenadiers (SPG) and the Space Defense Force (SDF). This is the story of Manabu Yuuki, a new member of the Sirius Platoon within the SDF. He and his new crewmates meld together as a team through their dealings with escaped criminals, meteors, hostile aliens, a time vortex, ghosts and terrorists before defending mankind from its greatest peril yet. 
User Ratings: 240 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 10 votes (dub:5, sub:4, raw:1)
 Excellent: 35 votes (dub:24, sub:9, ?:1, others:1
1 French subtitled
)
 Very good: 64 votes (dub:34, sub:27, edit.dub:2, others:1
1 French dubbed
)
 Good: 51 votes (dub:34, sub:15, others:2
2 Spanish subtitled
)
 Decent: 37 votes (sub:19, dub:18)
 So-so: 14 votes (sub:8, dub:6)
 Not really good: 6 votes (dub:4, sub:2)
 Weak: 8 votes (sub:6, dub:2)
 Bad: 7 votes (sub:4, dub:2, others:1
1 French subtitled
)
 Awful: 5 votes (sub:3, dub:2)
 Worst ever: 3 votes (sub:2, dub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 556 users, rank: #1587 (of 5921)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 6.846 (Good), std. dev.: 2.1068, rank: #2702 (of 5914)
Weighted mean: 6.928 (Good), rank: #2380 (of 5914) (seen all: 7.32 / seen some: 6.65 / won't finish: 4.06)
Bayesian estimate: 6.957 (Good), rank: #2059 (of 4468)
Running time: 24 minutes per episode 
Number of episodes: 26 
Episode titles: We have 26
Vintage: 2003-10-04 to 2004-04-04 
Opening Theme:
"Gin Ga Tet Sudo wa HaruKaNaRi" by Sasaki Isao 
Ending Theme:
"Gin Ga no HiKaRi" by Sasaki Isao 
Official website:
Trivia: We have 3
Review:
The Galaxy Railways DVD 1 (Sep 13, 2005)
News: Show:
Funimation Productions (Dec 7, 2007)
Anime Expo - FUNimation (Jul 4, 2005)
New Anime coming to Japan (Apr 14, 2003)
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DVD (Region 1)
    The Galaxy Railways - The Complete Series (DVD) 2007-02-06
    The Galaxy Railways - The Complete Series [The Viridian Collection] (DVD) 2008-02-26 (from $17.96)
    The Galaxy Railways - The Complete Series [S.A.V.E.] (DVD) 2014-03-04 (from $22.49)
    The Galaxy Railways - Ahead Full! (DVD 1) 2005-07-19 (from $2.49)
    The Galaxy Railways - Ahead Full! + Artbox (DVD 1) 2005-07-19 (from $5.48)
    The Galaxy Railways - His Father's Son (DVD 2) 2005-09-13 (from $27.03)
    The Galaxy Railways - The Vastness Within (DVD 3) 2005-11-08 (from $5.19)
    The Galaxy Railways - Leaps of Faith (DVD 4) 2006-01-03 (from $2.49)
    The Galaxy Railways - Manabu's Decision (DVD 5) 2006-02-28 (from $2.49)
    The Galaxy Railways - Eternal Hope (DVD 6) 2006-04-25 (from $2.49)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Yukio Nishimoto 
Music: Nozomi Aoki 
Original creator:
Hideo Aihara 
Leiji Matsumoto 
Character Design:
Fuminori Kizaki 
Itsuko Takeda 
Art Director: Yoshimi Umino 
Mechanical design:
Koji Watanabe 
Takashi Hashimoto 
Director of Photography: Katsuyoshi Kishi 
Executive producer:
Hideo Aihara 
Hiroshi Kon 
Producer: Hiroshi Kon 

CG Design: Takafumi Arai 
Color design: Takuya Kawami 
Design: Takashi Hashimoto 
Editing: Shigeru Nishiyama 
Key Animation: Mitsuru Obunai (OP) 
Line Producer: Yasuo Hasegawa 
Music Director: Yoku Shioya 
Original Mechanical Design: Katsumi Itabashi 
Planning: Hiroshi Kon 
Series Structure:
Hideki Sonoda 
Ritsuko Hayasaka 
Theme Song Arrangement: Koichiro Kameyama (OP) 
Theme Song Composition: Ken Sato (OP) 
Theme Song Lyrics: Shiho Aikichi (OP) 
Naoki Yanagi as Manabu Yuuki 

Aki Nanbu as Sayaka 
Akio Ohtsuka as Schwanhelt Bulge 
Asami Sanada as Louis Fort Drake 
Hikaru Midorikawa as
David Young 
Mamoru Yuuki 
Hitoshi Kubota as Narration 
Kazuhiko Inoue as Wataru Yuuki 
Kumiko Yokote as Julia F. Reinhart 
Naoko Suzuki as Sexaroid Yuki 
Ryusaku Chijiwa as Ryusaku Murase 
Takehito Koyasu as Bruce J. Speed 
Youko Asagami as
Kanna Yuuki 
Layla Destiny Shura 

Akira Ishida as Owen(ep 9) 
Asuka Tanii as Kate 
Atsuko Tanaka as Katarina(ep 11) 
Atsushi Imaruoka as José Antonio Valdivia 
Bin Shimada as
Leon(ep 10) 
Reon(ep 10) 
Chikao Ohtsuka as Station Master(ep 12) 
Hikari Yono as
Kinuko Asai 
Percy Shelly 
Hitoshi Kubota as Heigoro Todo 
Isao Sasaki as President 
Izumi Koike as Miki 
Kayato Ohashi as Brad 
Kenta Miyake as Haideru(ep 14) 
Kenyuu Horiuchi as Johanson 
Kiyomi Asai as Jane 
Kôzô Shioya as
Ivonov Leonidovitch Berichkov 
Iwanofu 
Mayumi Shou as Raiza(ep 10) 
Mitsuaki Hoshino as Taro Akatsuki 
Miyoko Asou as Ine(ep 12) 
Miyuki Sawashiro as
Berga(ep 9) 
Rifl(ep 21) 
Miyuki Ueda as President's wife 
Nachi Nozawa as Kinderikku(ep 17) 
Nanae Katou as Sarai(ep 9) 
Nobuo Tobita as Kou(ep 13) 
Takeshi Aono as Whitman(ep 8) 
Tomato Akai as Ai Matsuura 
Wataru Hatano as Edwin Silver 
Yoichi Masukawa as Franz 
Yoshito Yasuhara as Kei Ohyama(ep 16) 
Youji Ueda as Moritz Schneider 
Yuu Urata as Shou Kashiwamori 
Yuuji Kishi as Vittrio(ep 9) 
Yuuki Mitsugi as Maggie Redford 
Japanese companies
Animation Production: Planet 
Broadcaster: BS Fuji 
Production:
Galaxy Railways HQ 
Planet 
English staff
English cast
ADR Director:
Chris Cason 
Eric Vale (eps 11-12) 
Mike McFarland 
Sonny Strait (eps 6-8, 13) 
Translation: Steven J. Simmons 
ADR Script:
Carl Macek (eps 11-12) 
Christopher Neel 
Executive producer:
Cindy Brennan Fukunaga 
Gen Fukunaga 
Assistant Talent Coordinator: Scott Garner 
Assistant Writer: Jacqueline Gilbert 
Audio Mixing: Nathanael Harrison 
DVD Producer: Carly Hunter 
Line Producer: Justin Cook 
Menu Design: Kris Pierce 
Production Coordination: Neil Weathersbee 
Script Supervision: Jeremy Carlile 
Talent Coordination: Tara Williams 
Video Editing:
Daniel Mancilla 
Jeremy Jimenez 
Chris Patton as Manabu Yuuki 

Amber Cotton as Yuki 
David Trosko as Mamoru Yuuki 
Jennifer Seman as Kanna Yuuki 
John Gremillion as Schawanheld Bulge 
Kate Bornemann as Sayaka 
Laura Bailey as Layla 
Luci Christian as Louis Fort Drake 
Markus Lloyd as David 
Matthew Thompkins as
Ryusaku Murase 
The Narrator 
Mike McFarland as Bruce J. Speed 
Stephanie Young as Julia F. Reinhart 
Troy Baker as Wataru Yuuki 

Aaron Dismuke as Manabu Yuuki(Young; eps 1-2) 
Ace Winn as Saboru(Boy; ep 13) 
Alese Watson as Mother(ep 6) 
Andrew Rye as
Man B(ep 14) 
Trainee(ep 20) 
Andy Mullins as Commander(eps 10, 26) 
Anthony Bowling as Schnader 
Ashley Gonzales as Irene(ep 17) 
Bill Flynn as Ooiwa 
Brice Armstrong as Whitman(ep 8) 
Brina Palencia as Sarah  (ep 7) 
Caitlin Glass as
Ai 
Krista(ep 14) 
Carrie Savage as Liffle(ep 21) 
Charles Baker as Hijacker(ep 3) 
Chris Cason as
125 Conductor(ep 14) 
Robot Conductor(ep 16) 
Chris Forbis as Rigel Captain(ep 24) 
Chris Patton as
Heidel(ep 14) 
Makoto(ep 12) 
Christine Auten as General Forecis(eps 23, 25-26) 
Christopher R. Sabat as Leon(ep 10) 
Cindee Mayfield as Chiyo Murase(ep 19) 
Colin Ware as Silver(9 episodes
eps 3, 6-7, 15, 19, 22-25
)
 
Colleen Clinkenbeard as Shelley(5 episodes
eps 6, 15, 19, 24, 26
)
 
Craig Dvorak as Commissioner A(ep 23) 
Cynthia Cranz as
Ine(ep 12) 
Liza(ep 10) 
Cynthia Martinez as
Boy(ep 25) 
Trille(eps 25-26) 
Dameon Clarke as President Drake(eps 13-14) 
Daniel Katsük as Franz 
Derek Garrison as Bartender(ep 16) 
Duncan Brannan as Guy Sander(eps 2, 4-5) 
Ed Blaylock as Kiyoji Murase(ep 19) 
Emily Hornsby as Miki 
Frank Ford as Brad 
Grant James as Ivonov Leonidovitch Berichkov(eps 21-25) 
Gwendolyn Lau as
Catalina(eps 11-12) 
Jane(ep 4) 
J Paul Slavens as Johansson(eps 20, 24) 
J. Michael Tatum as Trainee(ep 20) 
Jamie Marchi as Maggie Redford(7 episodes
eps 5-7, 15, 19, 24, 26
)
 
Jay Klein as SPG(ep 20) 
Jeff Johnson as Father(ep 25) 
Jerry Russell as Kenderick(ep 17) 
Jerry Zumwalt as José Antonio Valdivia 
Jim Foronda as Shaw 
Jim Johnson as Commissioner B(ep 23) 
John Swasey as SPG(ep 20) 
Jonathan C. Osborne as Humanoid A(ep 10) 
Justin Pate as
Saboru(ep 13) 
SPG(ep 20) 
Kara Howell as
Announcer(ep 10) 
Helga(ep 9) 
Kevin M. Connolly as
Tech 1(ep 21) 
Terry Goldman(ep 4) 
Trainee(ep 20) 
Kraig Thompson as Bartender(ep 15) 
Kyle Hebert as
Alien(ep 13) 
Bad Boy #3(ep 13) 
Blond Man(ep 8) 
Death(ep 18) 
Dr. Talbert(ep 7) 
Guard Bot(ep 7) 
Old Man with Cat(ep 19) 
Train Announcer(ep 8) 
Laura Bailey as Shula 
Leah Clark as Female alien 
Linda Young as
Kinuko 
Kinuko Asai 
Lucy Small as Kate 
Lydia Mackey as Morgana(ep 17) 
Majken Bullard as Salye(ep 9) 
Majken Kunishima as Salye(ep 9) 
Mark Lancaster as
Cyber Guard(ep 14) 
Man A(ep 14) 
Mark Stoddard as Vittorio(ep 9) 
Meredith McCoy as Karen(ep 4) 
Michael Sinterniklaas as
Filidh(ep 17) 
Owen 
Monica Rial as Tina(ep 22) 
Nathanael Harrison as Trainee(ep 20) 
Orion as Hijacker(ep 9) 
Orion Pitts as Hijacker(ep 9) 
Paul Slavens as Johansson 
R Bruce Elliott as Akatsuki(ep 8) 
Sean Michael Teague as Ohyama(ep 16) 
Sean Schemmel as Humanoid B(ep 10) 
Sean Teague as Ohyama(ep 16) 
Sonny Strait as
Captain(ep 8) 
Robot Conductor(ep 13) 
Stephanie Nadolny as Charlie(ep 8) 
Steven Morris as
SPG(ep 20) 
Tech 2(ep 21) 
Suzanne Ashlock as Female Alien(ep 18) 
Sydney Winn as
Mamoru(Boy; ep 13) 
Manabu Yuuki(Young; ep 13) 
Trina Nishimura as
Miki(eps 21-26) 
SPG(ep 20) 
Wendy Powell as Mrs. Drake(ep 14) 

English companies
French staff
French cast
ADR Director: Colette Noel 

Adaptation: Frédéric Roques 
François Creton as Thomas(Manabu Yuuki) 

Frederic Popovic as Bruce(Blues Jay Speed) 
Isabelle Volpe as Cassiopée(Yuuki Sexaroïd) 
Nathalie Bienaime as Liz(Louis Fort Drake) 
Patrick Noerie as Wilson(David Young) 
Patrick Pellegrin as Capitaine Bulge 

Colette Noel as Lady Destiny 
Constantin Pappas as Léonard(ep 13) 
Fabrice Nemo as Nash(eps 6-7) 
Frederic Popovic as Allan(Mamoru Yuuki) 
Isabelle Volpe as Jane Goldman(ep 4) 
Mathieu Rivolier as Daneb(ep 8) 
Nathalie Bienaime as Thomas(jeune) 
Patrick Noerie as Marchab Wallace(Wataru Yuuki) 
Yann Pichon as
M.Hamilton(ep 16) 
Terry Goldman(ep 4) 
French companies
Broadcaster:
France 4 
IDF1 
Distributor: Déclic Images 
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