Eight Clouds Rising (OAV)

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©1992 by ITSUKI NATSUMI ART, INC./ Hakusensha, Bandai Visual, Studio Pierrot, Ayers


[ adapted from Yakumo Tatsu (manga) ]

Alternative title:
Yakumo Tatsu (Japanese)
八雲立つ (Japanese)
Themes: historical
Plot Summary: Fuzuchi Kuraki is a quiet young high school student blessed with immense psychic powers and an ancient sword. He is searching for other magical artifacts with the help of Nanachi Takeo, a college student with latent powers of his own. They delve deep into the dark magic of Izumo, only to discover the secrets buried within the birthplace of all Japanese mythology. 
User Ratings: 117 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 3 votes (dub:2, sub:1)
 Excellent: 4 votes (dub:2, sub:2)
 Very good: 9 votes (sub:4, dub:3, ?:1, others:1
1 Spanish dubbed
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 Good: 36 votes (sub:22, dub:9, ?:2, others:3
2 Spanish dubbed
1 German subtitled
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 Decent: 18 votes (sub:9, dub:6, ?:2, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
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 So-so: 17 votes (sub:9, dub:8)
 Not really good: 11 votes (dub:7, sub:3, others:1
1 Spanish dubbed
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 Bad: 7 votes (dub:3, sub:3, raw:1)
 Awful: 3 votes (sub:1, dub:1, others:1
1 Spanish dubbed
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 Worst ever: 2 votes (dub:1, sub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 207 users, rank: #2608 (of 5999)
Median rating: Decent
Arithmetic mean: 5.684 (Decent−), std. dev.: 2.1229, rank: #4876 (of 5995)
Weighted mean: 5.769 (Decent−), rank: #4784 (of 5995) (seen all: 5.68 / seen some: 7.00 / won't finish: 10.00)
Bayesian estimate: 5.933 (Decent), rank: #4002 (of 4548)
Running time: 30 minutes per episode
Number of episodes: 2
Episode titles: We have 2
Vintage:
1997-10-25 to 1997-11-25
2000-09-17 (Latin America - Locomotion)
Release dates: We have 4
Ending Theme:
"Harukanaru Ohokoku (Faraway)" by Saori Ishizuka
Official website:
Links: We have 2
News: Show:
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DVD (Region 1)
    Eight Clouds Rising (DVD) 2004-08-17 (from $8.24)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Tomomi Mochizuki
Screenplay: Go Sakamoto
Storyboard: Tomomi Mochizuki
Original creator: Natsumi Itsuki
Original story: Natsumi Itsuki
Character Design: Yuko Kusumoto
Art Director: Hidetoshi Kaneko
Animation Director: Yuko Kusumoto
Director of Photography: Hidetoshi Watanabe
Audio Director: Hiromi Kikuta
Editing: Seiji Morita
Daisuke Namikawa as Takeo Nanachi
Tomokazu Seki as Kuraki Fuzuchi

Keiji Fujiwara as Kitano-sempai
Kinryuu Arimoto as Ushio Fuzuchi
Mako Hyoudou as Kayoko (maid)
Misa Watanabe as Chika Toda
Mitsuaki Madono as Ema-sempai
Tomo Sakurai as Yasuko Fuzuchi
Yousuke Akimoto as Wakakuni Fuzuchi

Daisuke Namikawa as Mikachihiko
Keiji Fujiwara as Kitano Hideto
Mako Hyoudou as
Housekeeper
Takeo's Mother
Mitsuaki Madono as Ema Mitsuru
Tomokazu Seki as Manashi
Yuka Imai as Yuka Nanachi
Japanese companies
Animation Production: Pierrot
Distributor: Bandai Visual
English staff
English cast
Director: Wendee Lee
Script: Wendee Lee
Translation: Yuki Urakawa
Executive producer: John Sirabella
Assistant producer: Mami Okada
Casting Director: Kaeko Sakamoto
Cover Art: Yuko Kusumoto
DVD Author: Stephen Poole
Engineering Assistant: Deb Munini
Graphic Design: Alissyn Brock
Post-Production Assistant: Nick Cherry
Post-Production Manager: Scott Marchfeld
Production Assistant: Emiko Hikita
Production manager: Sean Molyneaux
Re-Recording Engineer: Marti Humphrey
Sound Supervision: Patrick Rodman
Spotting: Tetsuya Fujita
Subtitling: Nagisa Wada
Translation Manager: Anna Yamamoto
Kevin Hatcher as Takeo Nanachi
Steve Cannon as Kuraki Fuzuchi

Michael McConnohie as Ushio Fuzuchi
Wendee Lee as Chika Toda

Julie Johnson as Yuka
Lynn Fischer as Nanachi's Mother
Todd Crump as Kitano Hideto
Tony Oliver as Ema Misuru

English companies
ADR Production: Bang Zoom! Entertainment
Broadcaster: Animax Asia (Asia)
Brodcaster: Animax Asia
Distributor: AnimeWorks
Licensed by: Media Blasters
Spanish cast
Spanish staff
(none)
Irwin Daayan as Takeo Nanachi
Jose Gilberto Vilchis as Kuraki Fuzuchi

Circe Luna as Yasuko Fuzuchi
Laura Ayala as Chika Toda
Marcos Patiño as Kitano

Carlos Becerril as Mikachihiko
Spanish companies
Broadcaster: Locomotion (Latin America)
Arabic staff
Arabic companies
(none)
Brodcaster: space power
Arabic cast
(none)
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