Barefoot Gen 2 (movie)

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©1986 Gen Production


[ sequel of Barefoot Gen (movie) ]

Alternative title:
Barfuß durch Hiroshima 2 (German)
Boso przez Hiroszimę 2 (Polish)
Hadashi no Gen 2 (Japanese)
はだしのゲン2 (Japanese)
Genres: drama
Themes: historical
Plot Summary: Three years have passed since the bombing of Hiroshima and Gen is now a fourth-grader. Hiroshima is still a ruin, and Gen must scrounge for scrap metal to help keep himself and his remaining family fed, but at least commerce has returned to the land. As his mother gradually grows ill from radiation sickness, Gen and Ryuta befriend a group of orphans led by a tough-nosed older child and including a girl who still bears ugly burn scars from the day of the bomb. An old man suffering from depression is also drawn into the group as they come together to support each other and form a makeshift family. Reality is still harsh, however, as many orphans still die lonely deaths and the grim reminders of what happened linger everywhere.
User Ratings: 145 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 8 votes (sub:6, raw:1, dub:1)
 Excellent: 33 votes (sub:25, dub:5, ?:1, others:2
2 Spanish subtitled
)
 Very good: 38 votes (sub:35, dub:1, raw:1, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
)
 Good: 42 votes (sub:40, ?:1, others:1
1 Turkish subtitled
)
 Decent: 15 votes (sub:12, dub:3)
 So-so: 3 votes (sub:3)
 Not really good: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Weak: 2 votes (sub:1, dub:1)
 Bad: 2 votes (sub:2)
 Awful: -
 Worst ever: 1 vote (sub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 247 users, rank: #2460 (of 6068)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 7.545 (Very good−), std. dev.: 1.5887, rank: #1150 (of 6062)
Weighted mean: 7.542 (Very good−), rank: #1004 (of 6062) (seen all: 7.54 / seen some: 10.00)
Bayesian estimate: 7.541 (Very good−), rank: #812 (of 4613)
Running time: 85 minutes
Vintage: 1986-06-14
Premiere date:
1986-06-14 (Japan)
Release dates: We have 2
Review:
Barefoot Gen DVD (Aug 21, 2006)
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DVD (Region 1)
    Barefoot Gen (DVD) 2006-08-08

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Screenplay: Hideo Takayashiki
Original Manga: Keiji Nakazawa
Character Design:
Akio Sakai
Kazuo Tomizawa 
Art Director: Masayoshi Banno
Sound Director: Susumu Aketagawa
Director of Photography: Kinichi Ishikawa
Assistant Director: Naoko Kusumi
Audio Production: Masafumi Mima
Character Animation Director: Akio Sakai
Color Key: Michiyo Iriomote
Editing: Harutoshi Ogata
Editing Assistant: Yukiko Itou
Head of Production: Kuniaki Nagayama
Ink & Paint Advancement:
Masahiko Tamaru
Yasuhide Baba
Music Recording: Teruhiko Ohno
Production Administration: Nobuko Maruyama
Production Assistant:
Kazunobu Shimizu
Masahiro Otake
Production Design: Masao Maruyama
Production Desk: Shunsuke Kawamoto
Production manager: Yasuo Takahashi
Recording: Ichiro Tsujii (AOI Studio)
Recording Assistant: Yukie Naitou
Segment Director:
Hiroyuki Ebata (assistant)
Hiroyuki Fukushima (assistant)
Sound Effects: Shizuo Kurahashi (Tôyô Onkyô)
Theme Song Composition: Kentaroh Haneda
Theme Song Lyrics: Akira Ito
Theme Song Performance: Nobuaki Takahashi

Kei Nakamura as
Masa
Tadashi
Masaki Kouda as Ryuuta

Hiroshi Ohtake as Policeman
Junji Nishimura as Doctor
Kae Shimamura as Mother
Kimi Aoyama as Katsuko
Kôichi Kitamura as
Giyo Katsushiro
Matsukichi Hirayama
Masato Yamamoto as Donguri
Masumi Satou as Katsuji Musubi
Michi Yamamoto as Dongou
Takao Inoue as Father
Takeshi Aono as Teacher

Japanese companies
English companies
English staff
(none)
Distributor:
Madman Entertainment (Australia & New Zealand)
Optimum Releasing (UK)
English cast
(none)
German staff
German companies
(none)
Distributor:
Anime-Virtual
Kazé Germany (now)
German cast
(none)
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