Viewtiful Joe (TV)

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Alternative title:
ビューティフル ジョー (Japanese) 
Genres: action , adventure , comedy , science fiction 
Objectionable content: Mild 
Plot Summary: Joe and his girlfriend Silvia enjoy a seemingly normal trip to the movies to see an action flick starring Joe's idol Captain Blue, when suddenly the villain from the movie pops out of the screen and takes Silvia into the movie. Joe is forced to follow her by Captain Blue's mecha, Six Machine, and after being chased by some random enemies meets Captain Blue in the flesh who grants Joe the power to become an action movie hero in his own right, Viewtiful Joe. 
User Ratings: 147 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: -
 Excellent: 3 votes (sub:3)
 Very good: 12 votes (dub:4, sub:2, raw:1, others:5
2 Spanish dubbed
2 Portuguese dubbed
1 Portuguese subtitled
 Good: 22 votes (dub:11, sub:7, raw:1, others:3
2 Spanish dubbed
1 Portuguese dubbed
 Decent: 18 votes (dub:6, sub:5, edit.dub:3, others:4
3 Spanish dubbed
1 French subtitled
 So-so: 15 votes (dub:9, sub:4, raw:1, ?:1)
 Not really good: 11 votes (dub:8, raw:1, sub:1, others:1
1 Spanish dubbed
 Weak: 18 votes (sub:10, dub:7, raw:1)
 Bad: 16 votes (dub:9, sub:6, others:1
1 Portuguese dubbed
 Awful: 12 votes (dub:6, sub:5, edit.dub:1)
 Worst ever: 20 votes (dub:9, sub:5, edit.dub:3, others:3
3 Spanish dubbed
Seen in part or in whole by 450 users, rank: #1944 (of 6498)
Median rating: Not really good
Arithmetic mean: 4.095 (Not really good), std. dev.: 2.6862, rank: #6277 (of 6497)
Weighted mean: 4.210 (Not really good+), rank: #6282 (of 6497) (seen all: 5.44 / seen some: 4.47 / won't finish: 2.83)
Bayesian estimate: 4.460 (Not really good+), rank: #4913 (of 4948)
Running time: 25 minutes per episode 
Number of episodes: 51 
Episode titles: We have 51
2004-10-02 to 2005-09-24 
2005-11-05 (USA Kids'WB!) 
2006-06-03 (France, Jetix) 
2006-07-03 (Cartoon Network Latin America) 
2006-11-27 (Brazil, RedeTV! - TVKids) 
2011-05-23 to 2011-07-25 (Philippines, Hero - Kid's Squad) 
Release dates: We have 3
Opening Theme:
#1: "Brighter side" by SaGa 
#2: "Brighter Side V. 2" by SaGa 
#3: "Brighter Side V.3" by SaGa 
#4: "Spirit Awake" by SaGa 
Ending Theme:
#1: "And you" by SaGa 
#3: "And you V.2" by SaGa 
#3: "Shangri La Village" by Amasia Landscape 
#3: "Tougenkyou" by Amasia Landscape 
Links: We have 2
Trivia: We have 1
Based on the best-selling videogame by CAPCOM. 
Viewtiful Joe DVD 2 (Jun 16, 2006)
Viewtiful Joe DVD (Dec 27, 2005)
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DVD (Region 1)
    Viewtiful Joe - DVD/CD Combo Pack (Dub.DVD) 2006-02-07 (from $29.98)
    Viewtiful Joe (Dub.DVD 1) 2006-02-07 (from $2.00)
    Viewtiful Joe (Dub.DVD 2) 2006-04-04 (from $2.00)
    Viewtiful Joe (Dub.DVD 3) 2006-06-06 (from $2.00)
    Viewtiful Joe (Dub.DVD 4) 2006-08-01 (from $2.00)
    Viewtiful Joe (Dub.DVD 5) 2006-10-03 (from $9.74)
    Viewtiful Joe (Dub.DVD 6) 2006-10-31 (from $2.00)
    Viewtiful Joe (Dub.DVD 7) 2007-02-06 (from $2.00)
    Viewtiful Joe (Dub.DVD 8) 2007-04-03 (from $2.00)
    Viewtiful Joe (Dub.DVD 9) 2007-06-05
    Viewtiful Joe (Dub.DVD 10) 2007-08-07
    Viewtiful Joe - CD Soundtrack (OST) 2006-02-07
Universal Media Disc
    Viewtiful Joe (UMD 1) 2006-02-07 (from $7.45)

Japanese staff
Japanese companies
Director: Takaaki Ishiyama 
Series Composition: GGB 
Character Design: Yukiko Oohashi 
Art Director: Seiko Akashi 
Mecha design: Nobuaki Nagano 
Sound Director: Katsuyoshi Kobayashi 
Director of Photography: Masaki Kubomura 

Color design: Yuko Saitou 
Editing: Masashi Furukawa 
Theme Song Arrangement:
Rio (OP/END) 
Taichi (END) 
Theme Song Composition:
Rio (OP/END) 
Taichi (END) 
Theme Song Lyrics:
Juno (END) 
Rio (OP/END) 
Taichi (END) 
Theme Song Performance: SaGa (avex trax) 
2nd Key Animation:
Digital Engine 
Nakamura Production 
Studio Uni 
Studio WHO 
Broadcaster: TV Tokyo 
Co-Production: Tatsunoko Production 
Photography: T Nishimura 
Photography Assistance: Tripod 
Group TAC 
TV Tokyo 
special effects: Studio Elle (ep 29) 
Japanese cast
Tomokazu Seki as Joe / Viewtiful Joe 

Banjou Ginga as Captain Blue 
Makoto Tsumura as Captain Blue Jr. 
Mayumi Asano as Sprocket 
Natsuko Kuwatani as Silvia 
Shinichiro Miki as Alastor 

Akiko Kimura as Thomas (ep 17) 
Akimitsu Takase as Hulk Davidson 
Juurouta Kosugi as Jet 
Mitsuki Saiga as Jim (ep 19) 
Mitsuru Ogata as King Charles III 
Miyuki Sawashiro as Amy (ep 19) 
Naoki Tatsuta as Black toybox (ep 7) 
Noriko Rikimaru as Holly (ep 9) 
Satomi Arai as Mary (ep 15) 
Shouto Kashii as Gran Bruce 
Tomoe Sakuragawa as Honey (ep 17) 
Tsubasa Otomiya as Koko (ep 11) 
Youji Ueda as Fire Leo 
Yuki Matsuoka as Alisa (ep 16) 

English staff
English cast
Director: Bob Buchholz 
Script: Grant Moran 
Translation: Yurika Dennis 
ADR Script: Darlene Waddington 
Hiroe Tsukamoto (for Geneon) 
Ken Duer (for Phuuz) 

Audio Mixing: Bryant Arnett 
Post Production: Mickey Corcoran 
Production manager: Kenneth T. Ito 
Jason Palmer as Joe/ Viewtiful Joe 

George C. Cole as Captain Blue (2006) 
Jessie Green as Silvia 
John Smallberries as Captain Blue 
Kate Levine as Captain Blue, Jr. 
Ross Lawrence as Alastor 
Wendee Lee as Sprocket 

Jennifer Sekiguchi as
Joe Cooker as Hulk Davidson 
Kari Wahlgren as Holly 
Kevin Michael Richardson as Announcer (credited as ??????????) 
Mona Marshall as
Jim (ep 19) 
Koko (ep 11) 
Thomas (ep 17) 
Ross Lawrence as Gran Bruce 
Terrence Stone as
Charles III 
Todd Crump as Rotten Jack 
Udel R. Deet as Fire Leo 

English companies
Additional Audio Post Production: Unreal Audio 
ADR Production: phuuz entertainment inc. 
Kids WB 
Internet Streaming:
Licensed by: Geneon Entertainment Inc. 
Post Production: Plastic Cow, Inc. 
French staff
French cast
Deirectrice De Plateau: Julie Basecqz 
Frédéric Meaux as Viewtiful Joe (redubbing) 
Yann Pichon as Joe 

Christine Paris as Sylvia 
Elise Huwart as Captain Blue Junior (redubbing) 
Frédérique Marlot as Sprocket 
Gilbert Levy as
Capitaine Blue 
Julie Basecqz as Sprocket (redubbing) 
Robert Dubois as Captain Blue (redubbing) 
Sophie Landresse as Silvia (redubbing) 
Tony Beck as Alastor (redubbing) 

Emmanuel Fouquet as Charles III 
François Jaubert as Dark 
Jean-Marc Delhausse as Dark (redubbing) 
Lionel Bourguet as Gran' Bruce (redubbing) 
Martin Spinhayer as Hulk Davidson (redubbing) 
Mathieu Moreau as Charles III (redubbing) 
Michel Hinderickx as Fire Leo (redubbing) 
Michel Tugot-Doris as Hulk Davidson 
Pascal Montségur as Fire Léo 
Peppino Capotondi as Jokester (redubbing) 
Philippe Roullier as Gran Bruce 
French companies
Mangas (redubbed version) 
Distributor: AB distribution 
Sonicville (redubbing) 
Studio Chinkel 
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
Alberto Gracia (Spain dub) 
Marc Bernabé (Spain dub) 
Antón Palomar as Joe/Viewtiful Joe (Spain dub) 
Luis Enrique Poján as Joe / Viewtiful Joe 

Alazne Erdozia as Sprocket (Spain dub) 
Estívaliz Lizárraga as Captain Blue Jr. (Spain dub) 
Pilar Ferrero as Silvia (Spain dub) 

Carlos Vitale as Hulk Davidson 
Lileana Chacón as Silvia 
Maite Guedes as Capitán Azul Junior 
Valeria Castillo as Supu Rocket 
Spanish companies
Cartoon Network L.A. 
ETC...TV (Chile) 
Luk Internacional (Spain) 
Translation: DARUMA (spain dub) 
Tagalog staff
Tagalog cast
Dubbing Director: Pinky Rebucas 
Emsie Reyes 
Randy Villanueva 
Owen Caling as Silvia/Sexy Silvia 
Rowena Owen Caling as sexysilvia (silvia) 
Steven Bontogon as Joe/Viewtiful Joe 

Carlo Christopher Caling as Hulk Davidson 
Christian Velarde as Dr. Cranken 
Mark Muñoz as
Blue/Captain Blue 
Jet Black 
maynard llames as Charles III 
Noel Magat as Gran Bruce 
Owen Caling as
Android Rachael 
Pinky Rebucas as Junior/Captain Blue Jr. 
Rafael Miranda as Alastor 

Mark Muñoz as Black Emperor 
maynard llames as Fire Leo 
Owen Caling as voice of sprocket 
Tagalog companies
Broadcaster: Hero 
Portuguese staff
Portuguese cast
Dubbing Director: Gilmara Sanches 
Fábio Lucindo as Joe / Viewtiful Joe 

Gilmara Sanches as Supu Rocket 
Nestor Chiesse as Arastôru 
Tatiane Keplermaier as Sylvia / Sexy Sylvia 
Yuri Chesman as Junior / Capitão Azul Jr 

Cassius Romero as Davidson 
César Marchetti as Bruce 
Fátima Noya as Mary 
Guilherme Lopes as Imperador 
Ivo Roberto as Charles 
Márcio Marconato as Fire Leo 
Portuguese companies
Cartoon Network L.A. 
Panda Biggs (Portugal) 
Distributor: Swen Entretenimentos (RedeTV!) 
Dubbing Studio: Centauro 
DVD Distribution: Focus Filmes 

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