Fantastic Children (TV)

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©2004 Takashi Nakamura/Nippon Animation Co., Ltd. 

Alternative title:
ファンタジックチルドレン (Japanese) 
奇幻旅程 (Chinese (Taiwan)) 
판타스틱 칠드런 (Korean) 
Objectionable content: Mild 
Plot Summary: A group of enigmatic white-haired children has been spotted at different times and places in Europe for over 500 years. Always with the appearance of 11-year-olds, they behave far more mature than they should be, never grow old, and seem to have supernatural power. What they have been seeking is a girl, and the only clue they have is a picture with a crescent moon. Now, in the year of 2012, an athletic boy named Tohma is about to be involved in this centuries-long mystery. 
User Ratings: 559 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 91 votes (sub:75, dub:9, ?:1, others:6
3 Portuguese subtitled
3 Italian subtitled
 Excellent: 164 votes (sub:136, dub:25, raw:2, others:1
1 Italian subtitled
 Very good: 118 votes (sub:86, dub:25, raw:1, edit.dub:1, others:5
1 Polish subtitled
1 Russian dubbed
1 Spanish subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 French subtitled
 Good: 85 votes (sub:73, dub:9, ?:2, others:1
1 French subtitled
 Decent: 38 votes (sub:30, dub:8)
 So-so: 33 votes (sub:23, dub:8, ?:1, others:1
1 Chinese Mandarin subtitled
 Not really good: 4 votes (sub:3, dub:1)
 Weak: 15 votes (sub:11, dub:4)
 Bad: 3 votes (sub:3)
 Awful: 3 votes (sub:2, dub:1)
 Worst ever: 5 votes (sub:4, others:1
1 Tagalog dubbed
Seen in part or in whole by 1042 users, rank: #1073 (of 6492)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 7.850 (Very good), std. dev.: 1.9212, rank: #715 (of 6491)
Weighted mean: 7.805 (Very good−), rank: #680 (of 6491) (seen all: 8.03 / seen some: 7.25 / won't finish: 4.64)
Bayesian estimate: 7.799 (Very good−), rank: #484 (of 4942)
Running time: 24 minutes per episode 
Number of episodes: 26 
Episode titles: We have 26
2004-10-04 to 2005-03-28 
2011-09-09 (México - CONACULTA Canal 22) 
Opening Theme:
"Voyage" by Inori 
Ending Theme:
"Mizu no Madoromi" (水のまどろみ) by ORIGA 
#3: "Mizu no Madaromi" (Russian Version) by ORIGA (eps 16-18) 
#4: "Voyage" (Full Version) by Inori (ep 26) 
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DVD (Region 1)
    Fantastic Children (DVD 1) 2006-04-11 (from $4.00)
    Fantastic Children - Special Edition w/CD (DVD 1) 2006-04-11 (from $6.00)
    Fantastic Children (DVD 2) 2006-06-13
    Fantastic Children (DVD 3) 2006-08-08 (from $4.00)
    Fantastic Children (DVD 4) 2006-10-10 (from $195.30)
    Fantastic Children (DVD 5) 2006-11-28 (from $4.00)
    Fantastic Children (DVD 6) 2006-12-19 (from $9.99)
    Fantastic Children - Complete Collection [Anime Legends] (DVD 1-6) 2008-03-04 (from $450.12)
    Fantastic Children - A Gift from Greecia (OST) 2006-03-14

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Takashi Nakamura 
Hiroshi Fukutomi 
Katsumi Terahigashi 
Masaki Sugiyama 
Takashi Nakamura (OP; eps 18, 26)  (eps 1-2) 
Episode Director:
Hiroshi Kaburagi (ep 2) 
Yoriyasu Kogawa (ep 1) 
Original creator: Takashi Nakamura 
Character Design: Takashi Nakamura 
Art Director: Nizo Yamamoto 
Chief Animation Director: Miyuki Nakamura 
Sound Director: Hiroyuki Hayase 
Director of Photography: Seiichi Morishita 
Producer: Ken'ichi Satou 

Art Assistant:
Akemi Imano 
Osamu Masuyama 
Color design: Mayumi Satou 
Color Designation:
Makiko Nishidate 
Yumi Asano 
Key Animation:
Hirofumi Masuda (ep 3) 
Yuichi Nakazawa (ep 1) 
Music Performance:
Hideyo Takakuwa (Flute) 
Osamu Iyoku (Violin) 
Takayuki Oshikane (Violin) 
Tomoki Iwanaga (Cello) 
Tomoko Shimaoka (Viola) 
Theme Song Arrangement:
Kunihiko Ryo (END) 
Takanori Eguchi (OP) 
Theme Song Composition:
Kunihiko Ryo (END) 
Masumi Yamazaki (OP) 
Theme Song Lyrics:
Mikio Sakai (OP) 
Rie Hamada (END) 
Theme Song Performance:
Inori (OP) 
Origa (END) 
Junko Minagawa as Thoma 
Shiho Kawaragi as Helga 

Asami Yaguchi as Tarlant 
Chihiro Suzuki as Palza 
Eiji Hanawa as Dumas 
Katsuhiro Harasawa as Hesma 
Kei Kobayashi as Chitto 
Maaya Sakamoto as Mel 
Sachi Matsumoto as Hasmodye 
Satoshi Gotou as Seth 
Shinpachi Tsuji as Detective Cooks 
Wataru Hatano as Soran 
Yuki Kaida as Gherta Hawksbee 
Yukiko Takaguchi as Soreto 
Yuu Urata as Aghi 
Yuuko Sumitomo as Alice 

Akiko Kimura as
Arnon (ep 16) 
Hiroaki Hirata as Orphanage Director 
Hirofumi Nojima as
Flo's father (eps 8-9) 
GED Committeeman D (4 episodes
eps 10, 14, 22-23
Nobleman A (eps 16, 18-19) 
Orphanage Man A (eps 1, 3-4) 
Poppu (ep 7) 
Reporter A (ep 2) 
Researcher A (eps 11-12, 25) 
Soldier (ep 24) 
Hitoshi Bifu as Gotto (eps 16-19) 
Ken Narita as Kirchner 
Kenji Nomura as
GED Committeeman B (4 episodes
eps 22-23, 25-26
Kirchner's stepfather (ep 9) 
Police chief (ep 5) 
Reporter B (ep 2) 
Maaya Sakamoto as Gherta (10-years-old) 
Masayuki Katou as Jim (ep 15) 
Mayumi Asano as
Conrad's mother (ep 1) 
Reda (eps 17, 21) 
Naomi Shindoh as
Conrad (ep 1) 
Seth (10-years-old) 
Shiho Kawaragi as
Takashi Matsuyama as Radcliff (ep 1) 
Tamio Ohki as Titus 
Tetsuo Komura as Gueroca 
Toru Ohkawa as
Tooma's Father 
Umi Tenjin as Bel 
Wataru Hatano as Young Man 
Youji Ueda as Doctor (ep 17) 
Yuki Kaida as Tooma's Mother 
Yukiko Takaguchi as
Glasse's Daughter 
Japanese companies
Background Art:
Cosmo Arts 
Studio Kanon 
Studio Loft 
Meisaku Anime Club (Online) 
TV Tokyo 
Key Animation:
Anime R (ep 4) 
Asahi Production (eps 25-26) 
EMUAI (4 episodes
eps 19-20, 23, 25
Enzo Animation (ep 13) 
FAI (eps 11, 16) 
J.FOX (8 episodes
eps 12, 15, 18-19, 22-25
M.S.J Musashino Production (eps 11, 17) 
Nakamura Production (eps 22-26) 
Oh! Production (eps 19-20) 
Studio Mark (8 episodes
eps 11, 16-17, 19-21, 23-24
Studio Tama (ep 22) 
Studio Zaendou (ep 7) 
Tama Production (ep 21) 
Photography: Studio Twinkle 
Production: Nippon Animation 
Production Cooperation:
Mook Animation (eps 8, 13) 
Studio Zaendou (ep 7) 
English staff
English cast
Translation: Dai Ling 
Executive producer: Ken Iyadomi 
Producer: Nobuo Masuda 

Chief Producer: Charles McCarter 
Production Assistant: Lia Fung Leng 
Production Coordination:
Go Wei Ho 
Sing Xin Yang 
Production Supervision: Stephanie Fernandez 
Re-Recording Mixing: Aktar Khan 
Subtitle Script: Erin Lee 
Voice Direction: Paul John Pistore 

Chio Su Ping as Tarlant 
Jamie Meldrum as
Jamie Ross Meldrum as
Joe Murray as
Sess (Seth) 
Mark R. Kaufmann as Detective Cooks 
Meriem Bekka as Tina 

Andrea Kwan as Thal Sinon (Animax dub) 
Chio Su Ping as Tohma's Mother 
Darren Pleavin as Agi 
Paul Pistore as
Goto (eps 16-19) 
Orphanage Director 
Tohma's Father 
Paul John Pistore as
Goto (eps 16-19) 
Orphanage Director 
Tohma's Father 
Russell Wait as Hesma 
Sarah Hauser as Tarlant 

English companies
ADR Production: Odex Private Ltd. 
Animax Asia 
Animax India 
Anime Selects (otherwise) 
Licensed by: Bandai Entertainment 
Korean staff
Korean cast
Jeong-Hwa Yang as Helga 
Su-Jeong Ham as Thoma 

An Gyeongjin as Palza 
Dong-Gi Yun as Detective Cooks 
Eui-Jin Chae as Hasmodye 
Jeong-Sin Wu as Chitto 
Lee Hyeonseon as
Gherta Hawksbee 
Seo-Yeong Kim as Tarlant 
Yong-Uk An as
Yong-Wu Sin as Aghi 

An Gyeongjin as Tooma's Mother 
O Sehong as Tooma's Father 
Korean companies
French staff
French cast
ADR Director: Pierre Loray 
Executive producer: Yves Pont 
Producer: Keibun Fukuda 

Product Supervisor: Nicholas Rioult 
Production: Esteban Jimenez 
Project Manager: Joséphine Beaumont 
David Scarpuzza as Thoma 
Mélanie Dermont as Helga 

Basile Bittener as Chitto 
Gregory Praet as Aghi 
Léa Wagener as Bel 
Mathieu Moreau as Conrad 

André Pauwels as Chercheur 
Basile Bittener as Claude 
Carine Seront as Shinon 
Daniel Dury as Grass 
Jean-Paul Dermont as Directeur 
Jennifer Barré as Dr Gherta 
Olivier Cuvelier as Cooks 
Pierre Loray as Radcliff 
Stéphane Flamand as Palza 
Véronique Biefnot as Alice 
French companies
ADR Production: Easydub 
Distributor: Beez Entertainment 
Spanish staff
Spanish companies
Broadcaster: XEIMT Canal 22 
Spanish cast
Tagalog staff
Tagalog cast
Tagalog companies
Studio 23 

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