Twilight of the Cockroaches (movie)

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Alternative title:
Gokiburi-tachi no Tasogare (Japanese) 
ゴキブリたちの黄昏 (Japanese) 
Genres: drama , slice of life 
Objectionable content: Mild 
Plot Summary: In a trashy bachelor pad lived a colony of roaches who are able to roam freely for food or for games. Because of the homeowner being gentle with the roaches, they have no fear of traps, spray, or being stepped on. However when the homeowner starts bringing over a woman over, life starts to change for the roaches who are already living an easy life. 
User Ratings: 31 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 1 vote (dub:1)
 Excellent: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Very good: 3 votes (dub:2, sub:1)
 Good: 7 votes (sub:6, dub:1)
 Decent: 7 votes (sub:5, dub:2)
 So-so: 5 votes (sub:3, dub:1, edit.dub:1)
 Not really good: 2 votes (dub:1, sub:1)
 Weak: 2 votes (sub:2)
 Bad: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Awful: 1 vote (dub:1)
 Worst ever: 1 vote (dub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 74 users, rank: #4051 (of 6418)
Median rating: Decent
Arithmetic mean: 5.677 (Decent−), std. dev.: 2.1907, rank: #5205 (of 6417)
Weighted mean: 5.763 (Decent−), rank: #5142 (of 6417) (seen all: 5.79 / seen some: 5.00)
Bayesian estimate: 6.255 (Decent+), rank: #3869 (of 4884)
Running time: 102 minutes 
Vintage: 1987-11-21
Premiere date:
1987-11-21 (Japan) 
Hybrid film with animated cockroaches interacting with live-action actors. 
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Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Hiroaki Yoshida 
Screenplay: Hiroaki Yoshida 
Storyboard: Masaaki Sasaki 
Music: Morgan Fisher 
Character Design: Hiroshi Kurogane 
Art Director: Kiichi Ichida 
Art: Kiichi Ichida (animation background) 
Animation Character Design: Yoshinori Kanemori 
Sound Director: Susumu Aketagawa 
Director of Photography:
Iwao Yamaki (animation) 
Kenji Misumi 
Executive producer:
Hidenori Taga 
Hiroaki Yoshida 
3D Animation: Fumiko Makari (second part) 
3D Animation Assistant: Kazutaka Nonaka (second part) 
Animation producer:
Iwao Yamaki 
Masao Maruyama 
Animation Production Advancement: Yū Sasaki 
Animation Production Manager: Kuniaki Nagayama 
Animation Production Supervision:
Tamiko Asami 
Yasuteru Iwase 
Animation Supervisor: Iwao Yamaki 
Art Assistant:
Jun Nakano (animation background) 
Osamu Kitagawa (second part) 
Ryō Ueno (animation background) 
Assistant Director: Kiyoshi Yamaguchi 
Assistant Sound Director: Masafumi Mima 
Assistant Stylist:
Chikako Iimori 
Noriko Yoshida 
Background Art:
Katsushi Aoki 
Yamako Ishikawa 
Background Cloud Production: Fujiro Shimakura (Atelier Kumo) 
Background Cloud Production Assistant: Mineyuki Yahagi 
Background Photography: Shunsuke Mizoe (second part) 
Casting: Wataru Akashi 
Color Measurement: Morio Saegusa 
Composite Production Manager: Hiroshi Yamamoto 
Cooking Stylist: Makiko Miyaji 
Cooking Stylist Assistant:
Kumi Azumi 
Miyuki Furukawa 
Sanae Sakamoto 
Dialogue Director: Yoichi Umemoto 
Documentation: Yuko Tanaka 
Editing: Seiji Endô 
Editing Assistant: Tomoko Maeda 
Feces Production: Yasushi Kojima (second part) 
Film Development, Optical: Tetsuo Kaneko 
Film Development, Timing: Hideaki Arita 
Hair & Make-Up: Jun Togashi 
Hair & Make-up Assistant: Shinji Kamino 
Insert Song Arrangement: Masaru Hoshi ("Manuke na Rock 'n Roll") 
Insert Song Composition:
John Philip Sousa ("The Thunderer") 
Kiyoshi Nobutoki ("Umi Yukaba") 
Osamu Shooji ("Cobra Zettai Zetsumei") 
Ryo Matsuda ("Manuke na Rock 'n Roll") 
Shun Fukui ("Kakkun Cafe Taidan-hen M-1") 
Insert Song Lyrics: Junko Ōyama ("Manuke na Rock 'n Roll") 
Insert Song Performance: Ryo Matsuda ("Manuke na Rock 'n Roll") 
Akio Hasegawa (second part) 
Masaaki Uchida 
Mitsuru Haraguchi (animation background) 
Lighting Director: Masaaki Uchida 
Live-Action Photography:
Kenji Misumi 
Norimasa Kondo 
Live-Action Photography Assistant:
Eiji Masuda (second part) 
Hiromi Enokida 
Hiroshi Morozumi 
Kazuhiko Ogura (second part) 
Kazuhiro Suzuki 
Masanao Sasaki 
Norimasa Fujii (second part) 
Seisuke Akiba 
Shin Nakaido 
Takahiro Kakui (second part) 
Yoshihisa Fujii (second part) 
Yoshio Nozawa (second part) 
Yutaka Hoya 
Music Director:
Kazuo Munakata 
Zen Oikawa 
Music Mixing: Michinari Sasaki 
Music Performance:
Hajime Mizoguchi (Cello) 
Toby Marshall (Wind Instruments) 
Yas-Kaz (Percussion) 
Music TD: Eihiko Ohno 
Paint Advancement:
Kyoko Akinaga 
Takako Kinoshita 
Youko Ueda 
Paint Director: Hideko Kudo 
Photographic Effects:
Naokazu Nagashima 
Tamotsu Yamaya 
Photographic Effects Assistant:
Shinji Arima 
Takayori Mukai 
Toshio Nanbara 
Photography: Shuhei Unabara (animation background) 
Photography Assistant:
Chuya Nakai (animation background) 
Hideyuki Kiyomatsu (animation background) 
Katsumi Ohmori (animation background) 
Photography Manager: Kinichi Ishikawa (animation) 
Production Advancement:
Koji Chiba (second part) 
Takahiro Mochida (second part) 
Ushio Shimizu (animation background) 
Production Advancement Assistant:
Eiji Muto (animation background) 
Emi Ohkawa (animation background) 
Hiroki Shiratori (animation background) 
Shoji Nonaka (animation background) 
Tatsuya Nakamura (animation background) 
Production Affairs: Nobuko Maruyama 
Production Desk:
Junko Akashima 
Shunsuke Kawamoto 
Production manager: Hidenori Ueki 
Production Supervision: Shinji Nukaga 
Recording Assistant: Nobuyoshi Uebayashi 
Recording Director: Ichiro Tsujii 
Snorkel Camera Operator: Jun Horie 
Sound Effects: Hideyo Sasaki 
Sound Effects Assistant:
Hideharu Koike 
Kenji Shibasaki 
Special Composite Designer:
Hiroshi Uzawa 
Mizue Nagasawa 
Special Effects: Kumiko Taniguchi 
Special Make-up:
Mikiko Machino 
Yuko Soma 
Special Paint:
Kunji Tanifuji 
Tomoji Hashizume 
Special Photography:
Kazutaka Shimoda 
Yoshihide Akiba 
Special Thanks To:
Kazuo Sekiyama 
Tsuneyuki Morishima 
Stage Setting: Ryoji Obata 
Stylist: Yuko Miyamoto 
Technical Assistant: Mikio Mori 
Theme Song Arrangement: Morgan Fisher 
Theme Song Composition: Morgan Fisher 
Theme Song Lyrics: Caoli Cano 
Theme Song Performance: Caoli Cano 
Titles: Yukio Kumagai 
Toy Assistant: Teruhisa Kitahara (Toy's Club) 
カラー紙焼き: Kazumasa Kimura (animation background) 
モノクロ紙焼き: Motoyuki Kubo (animation background) 
操演: Yukimitsu Kanno (Liberty House) 
Japanese companies
Animation Assistance:
Animation Staff Room 
Catering: Family Cooking School 
Film Developing:
Create Tokyo 
Kodak Nagase 
In-Between Animation Assistance:
Anime Torotoro 
Nakamura Production 
Studio Dub 
Studio Pokke 
Live-Action Photography Assistance:
Cinq Art 
Daiei Studio 
Meiko Select 
Music Performance: Tokyo Academic Wind Orchestra 
Negative Editing: Kamiya Editing Room 
Photo Assistance: Clarion Co., Ltd. 
Production: TYO Productions 
Props Assistance:
Dynamic Audio 
Takatsu Props 
Technical Assistance: Continental Far East Inc. 
Toy Assistance: Toy's Club 
Vehicle Assistance: Pluto Plannning 
Visual Assistance: All Japan Pro Wrestling 
English cast
English staff
Director: Carl Macek 
Producer: Carl Macek 
English companies
Broadcaster: Cartoon Network (Night of the Vampire Robots; 1995) 
Licensed by: Streamline Pictures (License Expired) 

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