Cromartie High School (TV)

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[ adapted from Cromartie High School (manga) ]

Alternative title:
Charge!! Cromartie High
Le Bahut des Tordus (French)
Sakigake!! Cromartie Koukou (Japanese)
魁!! クロマティ高校 (Japanese)
魁!! 天兵高校 (Chinese (Taiwan))
Themes: delinquents, parody
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary: Folks, meet Takashi Kamiyama. Enrolled at Cromartie High, where everybody is a delinquent, Kamiyama is apparently the only non-delinquent in the school. Logically, therefore, he must be the toughest in his class - by the rather twisted logic that only a really tough rabbit would lie down with lions. Thus begins a story that parodies every cliché of tough-guy anime that you've ever heard of, and some you haven't. Oh, and Freddie Mercury is in it, too.
User Ratings: 1171 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 96 votes (dub:50, sub:41, edit.dub:2, raw:2, ?:1)
 Excellent: 247 votes (sub:136, dub:102, raw:2, edit.dub:1, others:6
4 Spanish subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
1 Italian subtitled
)
 Very good: 381 votes (sub:212, dub:152, ?:3, raw:1, others:13
6 Spanish subtitled
4 Russian subtitled
1 Spanish dubbed
1 Italian subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
)
 Good: 204 votes (sub:110, dub:86, ?:2, edit.dub:1, raw:1, others:4
4 Spanish subtitled
)
 Decent: 112 votes (sub:70, dub:39, edit.dub:2, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
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 So-so: 52 votes (sub:26, dub:24, others:2
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 Polish subtitled
)
 Not really good: 19 votes (sub:13, dub:6)
 Weak: 25 votes (sub:13, dub:10, edit.dub:1, others:1
1 Spanish dubbed
)
 Bad: 17 votes (sub:10, dub:6, ?:1)
 Awful: 12 votes (dub:6, sub:5, raw:1)
 Worst ever: 6 votes (dub:4, sub:2)
Seen in part or in whole by 2320 users, rank: #441 (of 6068)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 7.505 (Very good−), std. dev.: 1.8428, rank: #1212 (of 6062)
Weighted mean: 7.456 (Good+), rank: #1156 (of 6062) (seen all: 7.85 / seen some: 6.84 / won't finish: 4.21)
Bayesian estimate: 7.457 (Good+), rank: #957 (of 4613)
Running time: 12 minutes per episode
Number of episodes: 26
Episode titles: We have 26
Vintage:
2003-10-02 to 2004-03-25
2005-12-17 to 2006-01-28 (U.S. - "Anime Unleashed" (G4) [Eps. #1-13])
Opening Theme:
"Jun" by Takuro Yoshida
Ending Theme:
"Trust Me" by Kunio Suma [Bikyoran]
#2: "Cromartie High School School Song" by Sun Plaza Nakano (eps 19,23)
Links: We have 1
Trivia: We have 12
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DVD (Region 1)
    Cromartie High - Cromartian Rhapsody (DVD 1) 2005-03-15 (from $9.99)
    Cromartie High - Cromartian Rhapsody + Artbox + Manga (DVD 1) 2005-03-15
    Cromartie High School - Complete Collection (Thinpak) (DVD) 2006-08-01
    Cromartie High School - Hey Dude (DVD 2) 2005-05-10
    Cromartie High School - Sailin' Fools (DVD 3) 2005-07-05 (from $23.98)
    Cromartie High School - Mount Rockmore! (DVD 4) 2005-08-16
    Cromartie High School - Complete Collection (Thinpak) (DVD 1-4) 2008-07-08 (from $25.90)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Hiroaki Sakurai
Storyboard:
Futoshi Higashide (ep 5)
Hiroaki Sakurai (6 episodes
eps 1, 6, 8-10, 26
)

Hiroshi Kugimiya (6 episodes
eps 2, 8-9, 13, 18, 22
)

Hiroshi Nishikiori (ep 25)
Hiroyuki Imaishi (OP)
Mitsuru Nasukawa (eps 14, 20)
Nobutoshi Ogura (ep 6)
Shin'ichi Masaki (ep 10)
Shingo Kaneko (eps 16-17)
Yoshiki Yamakawa (4 episodes
eps 3, 12, 19, 24
)

Yoshitaka Koyama (7 episodes
eps 4, 7, 11, 15, 17, 21, 23
)

Episode Director:
Jun Takahashi (7 episodes
eps 3, 6, 10, 14, 18-19, 25
)

Makoto Moriwaki (eps 8, 13, 20)
Masahiko Hatanaka (5 episodes
eps 1, 9, 16, 22, 26
)

Yoshitaka Koyama (7 episodes
eps 2, 4, 7, 11, 15, 21, 24
)

Yumi Kamakura (4 episodes
eps 5, 12, 17, 23
)

Music: Kunio Suma
Original Manga: Eiji Nonaka
Art Director: Shunichiro Yoshihara
Chief Animation Director: Masayuki Onchi
Animation Director:
Akiharu Ishii (6 episodes
eps 1, 6, 10, 15, 20, 25
)

Futoshi Higashide (ep 3)
Mitsuru Nasukawa (4 episodes
eps 14, 19, 22, 24
)

Saburo Masutani (eps 8, 12, 17)
Shinichiro Minami (5 episodes
eps 4, 9, 14, 19, 24
)

Tateru Namikaze (eps 5, 9)
Tooru Ookubo (5 episodes
eps 2, 13, 16, 23, 26
)

Yasutaka Kubota (5 episodes
eps 7, 11, 18, 21, 26
)

Art design: Akihiro Hirasawa
Mecha design: Atsushi Takeuchi
Sound Director: Toru Nakano
Director of Photography: Makoto Fujiwara
Producer: Noriko Kobayashi

Color design: Kazu Doi
Editing: Taeko Hamauzu
Recording Assistant: Hideki Matsunaka
Sound Effects: Hiroki Nozaki
Special Thanks To: Kaoru Matsumoto (ep 19)
Theme Song Arrangement: Takuro Yoshida
Theme Song Composition: Takuro Yoshida
Theme Song Lyrics: Takuro Yoshida
Theme Song Performance: Takuro Yoshida
Takahiro Sakurai as Takashi Kamiyama

Norihisa Mori as
Tabata
Takeshi Hokuto
Ryo Naitou as Noboru Takeuchi 
Takaya Kuroda as Masked Takenouchi
Takuma Suzuki as Shinjiro Hayashida
Tetsu Inada as Akira Maeda
Yuuto Kazama as Noboru Yamaguchi

Akimasa Ohmori as Narration(ep 10)
Akio Ohtsuka as Narration(ep 25)
Akio Suyama as
Hokuto no Kobun
Man at Market B(ep 24)
Akitaro Daichi as Narration(ep 7)
Asami Sanada as Dejiko(ep 25) 
Ayaka Saito as Gero-tan
Banjou Ginga as Narration(ep 23)
Bungo Uchida as Sadaharu(ep 19)
Daiki Nakamura as Pootan's partner
Fumihiko Tachiki as Narration(ep 5)
Fumitoshi Miyajima as Badass D(ep 21)
Hidetoshi Nakamura as Narration(ep 19)
Hideyuki Umezu as Akira Nakao(ep 14)
Hiroshi Tsuchida as Masashi Sado
Hiroshi Yanaka as Akio Takejo
Katsuya Miura as Transfer Student(ep 22)
Katsuyuki Konishi as Employee A(ep 22)
Keaton Yamada as Narration(ep 24)
Kenichi Suzumura as Masao Tanaka
Kiyoyuki Yanada as Jackson Setouchi
Kousuke Toriumi as Masaru Iga
Kunihiko Yasui as Narration(ep 17)
Kunihiro Kawamoto as Badass B(ep 21)
Masahiro Okazaki as
Badass C(ep 21)
Cromartie Badass B(eps 22-23)
Masami Kikuchi as Ken Hirai
Megumi Hayashibara as
Maeda's Mother
Pyokora Analogue III(ep 2)
Mika Kanai as Mechazawa Beta
Miyu Irino as Osamu Kido(ep 18)
Miyuki Sawashiro as
Nurse(ep 22)
Puchiko(ep 25)
Nobuo Tanaka as Narration(ep 16)
Nobuyuki Hiyama as Pootan(ep 18)
Norihisa Mori as Young Man B(ep 24)
Norio Wakamoto as
Mechazawa Shinichi
Restaurant Owner(ep 23)
Sushi Chef(ep 24)
Ryo Naitou as
Employee B(ep 22)
Man at Market C(ep 24)
Ryoko Kinomiya as Narration(ep 26)
Shinichirou Ohta as Narration(ep 13)
Shinji Nakae as Narration(ep 4)
Takahiro Sakurai as Sushi Chef's Son(ep 24)
Takahiro Yoshimizu as
Cromartie Badass A(eps 22-23)
Ichiro Yamamoto
Shinya
Takuma Suzuki as Young Man A(ep 24)
Tamio Ohki as Jeeves(ep 20)
Tatsuo Sato as Tatsuo(ep 26)
Tomoyuki Shimura as
Kiichi Fujimoto
Man at Market A(ep 24)
Masa
Yocchan(ep 22)
Toshihide Tsuchiya as President(ep 22)
Unshou Ishizuka as Narration(ep 6)
Yoshimitsu Shimoyama as Badass A(ep 21)
Yuji Ueda as
Jun Ishikawa
Waiter(ep 13)
Yuko Sasamoto as Train Announcer(ep 21)
Japanese companies
Backgrounds: Bihou, Inc.
Broadcaster: TV Tokyo
Distributor: Bandai Visual
Finish Animation: J.C. Staff (eps 18-20)
In-Between Animation:
Darumad
Delta Peak Production (7 episodes
eps 13-14, 16, 22-23, 25-26
)

GAINAX (6 episodes
eps 6-7, 10, 16, 18, 20
)

Studio Cockpit (eps 19, 24-25)
Studio Live (ep 19)
Tatsunoko Production (12 episodes
eps 13-16, 18-21, 23-26
)

Wombat
Music Production: Lantis
Music Production Cooperation: TV Tokyo Music
Recording Studio: HALF H·P STUDIO
Sound Production: HALF H·P STUDIO
Video Editing: Q Tech
English staff
English cast
ADR Director: Steven Foster
ADR Script: Kathleen Moynihan
Executive producer:
John Ledford
Mark Williams
Producer: Steven Foster

DVD Coordination: Mariela Ortiz
International Coordination: Toru Iwakami
Mixing: Cesar Inserny
Packaging Design: Russell Etchen
Post-Production Manager: Shelly Thomas
Production manager: Joey Goubeaud
Recording engineer: Adam Jones
Sound Design: Cesar Inserny
Subtitle Script: Andrew Kent
Subtitle Timing: Andrew Kent
Ben Pronsky as Takashi Kamiyama

Andy McAvin as Akira Maeda
George Manley as
Hijacker A/Masked Takenouchi(eps 11-26)
Masked Takenouchi
Illich Guardiola as Shinjiro Hayashida
James Faulkner as Noboru Yamaguchi
Jason Douglas as Takeshi Hokuto
Jay Hickman as Shinichi Mechazawa
John Gremillion as Yutaka Takenouchi

Adam Conlon as Tabata
Allen Divers as
Baddy B
Biker B
Ernie Manouse as
Jackson Setouchi
Restaurant Owner/ Sushi Chef(ep 24)
George Manley as
Baddy A
Hijacker A(eps 13-26)
Miss A
Normal Baddy A
Greg Ayres as Hokuto’s Lackey
Hilary Haag as Puchiko(ep 25)
Jacob A. Gragard as Jun Ishikawa
Luci Christian as
Dejiko(ep 25) 
Gerotan(ep 7)
Mike MacRae as
Hijacker B(ep 11)
Pootan
Rob Mungle as Pootan’s Buddy
Tommy Drake as Narrator
Ty Mahany as Takejo

English companies
Broadcaster:
G4 (Anime Unleashed)
Rockworld TV (UK)
The Anime Network
Distributor:
ADV Films (UK)
Madman Entertainment (Australia)
DVD Authoring & Encoding: M.O.F.C.
Internet Streaming: The Anime Network
Licensed by: ADV Films
Post Production: Monkey Boy Studios
Recording Studio: Industrial Smoke & Mirrors
French staff
French companies
(none)
Distributor: Kaze
French cast
(none)
Dutch staff
Dutch companies
(none)
Distributor: Kaze Animation S.A.
Dutch cast
(none)
Tagalog cast
Tagalog staff
(none)
Alexx Agcaoili as
Mechazawa
Takeshi Hokuto
Pocholo Gonzales as
Akira Maeda
Pootan
Tagalog companies
Broadcaster: Hero
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
(none)
Chinese (Taiwan) cast
(none)
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