Banner of the Stars (TV)

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[ sequel of Crest of the Stars (TV) ]

Related anime:
    Banner of the Stars II (TV) (sequel)
      Banner of the Stars III (OAV) (sequel)
    Seikai no Senki (movie) (compilation)

Alternative title:
Battle Flag of the Stars 
Seikai no Senki (Japanese) 
星界の戦旗 (Japanese) 
Genres: action , drama , romance , science fiction 
Themes: military , space , space navy , war 
Objectionable content: Mild 
Plot Summary: Three years after their adventure, Lafiel becomes captain on the brand new assault ship "Basroil", and Jinto finishes his training to become a supply officer and joins Lafiel's crew. They set out to join a large fleet with the mission of defending the strategically important Laptic Gate from a force 15 times larger than their own. And to bring even more worries, their new fleet commander is from the Bebous family, a family notorious for their "spectacular insanity". 
User Ratings: 1317 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 184 votes (sub:136, dub:46, raw:1, others:1
1 Russian subtitled
)
 Excellent: 392 votes (sub:296, dub:78, ?:4, raw:2, edit.dub:1, others:11
4 Polish subtitled
3 Spanish subtitled
3 Portuguese subtitled
1 German subtitled
)
 Very good: 356 votes (sub:248, dub:96, raw:3, ?:2, edit.dub:2, others:5
2 Spanish subtitled
2 Russian subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
)
 Good: 211 votes (sub:130, dub:73, edit.dub:3, raw:1, ?:1, others:3
2 Portuguese subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
)
 Decent: 82 votes (sub:46, dub:34, others:2
1 French subtitled
1 Spanish subtitled
)
 So-so: 54 votes (sub:34, dub:20)
 Not really good: 15 votes (sub:10, dub:2, edit.dub:2, ?:1)
 Weak: 15 votes (dub:9, sub:6)
 Bad: 4 votes (dub:2, sub:2)
 Awful: 3 votes (dub:2, edit.dub:1)
 Worst ever: 1 vote (sub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 2642 users, rank: #377 (of 6011)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 8.027 (Very good), std. dev.: 1.5397, rank: #432 (of 6004)
Weighted mean: 7.961 (Very good), rank: #480 (of 6004) (seen all: 8.09 / seen some: 6.61 / won't finish: 3.55)
Bayesian estimate: 7.957 (Very good), rank: #315 (of 4570)
Running time: 25 minutes per episode 
Number of episodes: 13 
Episode titles: We have 13
Vintage: 2000-04-14 to 2000-07-14 
Ending Theme:
"Pink" by YUAMU 
Links: We have 3
Trivia: We have 1
DVD Easter Eggs: We have 1
Reviews:
News: Show:
Otakon 2013 - Funimation (Aug 10, 2013)
More Seikai Series (Jan 1, 2005)
Anime USA (Nov 13, 2004)
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Yet More Anime at Metreon (Mar 26, 2003)
Bandai Launches Website (Jan 7, 2003)
Otakon 2002: Bandai Panel (Jul 29, 2002)
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DVD (Region 1)
    Banner of the Stars - Complete Collection (Anime Legends) (DVD) 2006-05-09
    Banner of the Stars - Basroil Unleashed! (DVD 2) 2003-03-18
    Banner of the Stars - Only the Beginning (DVD 3) 2003-05-20 (from $25.58)
    Banner of the Stars - Collection (DVD 1-3) 2004-09-14
    Banner of the Stars: No Turning Back (DVD 1) 2003-01-21 (from $14.99)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Yasuchika Nagaoka 
Screenplay:
Tsutomu Makiya  (6 episodes
eps 1, 3, 6, 8-10
)
 
Yuichiro Takeda  (7 episodes
eps 2, 4-5, 7, 11-13
)
 
Storyboard:
Hirotoshi Takaya (ep 12) 
Hitoyuki Matsui  (ep 9) 
Noriyuki Abe  (ep 7) 
Osamu Nabeshima  (ep 10) 
Shunji Yoshida  (ep 8) 
Susumu Nishizawa  (eps 3, 6) 
Yasuchika Nagaoka  (eps 1-2, 13) 
Yoshitomo Yonetani  (ep 4) 
Yukio Nishimoto  (eps 5, 11) 
Unit Director:
Hajime Kamegaki (ep 12) 
Hitoyuki Matsui  (eps 4, 9) 
Keitaro Motonaga  (eps 2-3, 6) 
Osamu Nabeshima  (ep 10) 
Shunji Yoshida  (ep 8) 
Yasuchika Nagaoka  (eps 1, 13) 
Yoshio Suzuki  (ep 7) 
Yukio Nishimoto  (eps 5, 11) 
Character Design: Keisuke Watabe 
Art Director: Tomoaki Okada 
Chief Animation Director: Masanori Shino 
Animation Director:
Akira Takahashi (eps 4, 9) 
Keisuke Watabe (ep 11) 
Kohei Yoneyama  (5 episodes
eps 1, 3, 5, 10, 12
)
 
Masanori Shino (eps 2, 11) 
Michinori Chiba (ep 11) 
Noboru Takahashi 
Rie Nakajima  (eps 6, 13) 
Shinichiro Minami (ep 8) 
Takuro Shinbo  (5 episodes
eps 1, 3, 5, 10, 12
)
 
Yasuhisa Kato  (ep 6) 
Original Novel: Hiroyuki Morioka 
Sound Director: Katsuyoshi Kobayashi 
Director of Photography: Hisao Shirai 
Character Animation: Ken Ootsuka 
Chief Character Animation Director: Keisuke Watabe 
Chief Mechanical Animation Director:
Keisuke Watabe 
Masanori Shino 
Color Coordination: Sayoko Yokoyama 
Editing: Takeshi Seyama 
Ending Illustrations: Takami Akai 
In-Between Animation:
Chie Sugawara (5 episodes
eps 2-3, 5, 7, 10
)
 
Chihiro Yagyuu (ep 6) 
Fumiyo Mori (eps 1-2) 
Hideaki Kobayashi (ep 3) 
Hiromi Funatsu (ep 6) 
Hiroyuki Mori (ep 2) 
Hiroyuki Ogura (ep 1) 
Hitomi Takechi (5 episodes
eps 2-3, 5, 7, 10
)
 
Junichi Hashimoto (ep 6) 
Kaichiro Terada (ep 2) 
Kazuyo Tominaga (eps 1-4, 6, 13) 
Keiichi Watanabe (eps 2-3) 
Keiji Kawakubo (eps 4, 9) 
Keiko Amino (ep 8) 
Kouji Konno (eps 3, 7, 10) 
Masafumi Tamura (ep 1) 
Masanao Bessho (eps 2, 6) 
Miho Otsuka (eps 3, 6) 
Ryuuji Iwabuchi (eps 2, 5, 7) 
Seiichi Hashimoto (ep 2) 
Taeko Watanabe (ep 1) 
Takahiro Nawa (5 episodes
eps 2-3, 6-7, 13
)
 
Takashi Muratani (ep 1) 
Tomonao Ohashi (eps 2-3, 5, 7) 
Tomoyuki Tajima (eps 1, 5, 7, 10) 
Toshiyuki Hirai (eps 3, 7) 
Yoshiaki Wada (eps 4, 9) 
Yoshiko Terada (ep 6) 
Yukihiro Miyaji (eps 1, 5, 7, 10) 
In-Between Check:
Hisao Yamazaki (ep 3) 
Reiko Saito (ep 4) 
Takahiro Nawa (eps 1-7, 11-13) 
Tatsuya Uetsu (4 episodes
eps 1, 5, 10, 12
)
 
Key Animation:
Akira Matsunaga (7 episodes
eps 1-3, 5, 7, 10, 12
)
 
Chikara Sakurai (eps 11, 13) 
Dan Kongouji (ep 6) 
Eiji Nakada (5 episodes
eps 3, 5, 7, 10, 12
)
 
Emiko Momose (eps 2, 13) 
Fumino Fujii (eps 6, 11, 13) 
Goichi Iwahata (ep 6) 
Hirokazu Hanai (eps 6-7, 11, 13) 
Hiromi Funatsu (eps 2, 11, 13) 
Hiroyuki Mori (6 episodes
eps 1-3, 5, 10, 12
)
 
Hitomi Tsuruta (5 episodes
eps 2, 6-7, 11, 13
)
 
Hyun Ju Lee (ep 9) 
Jun Nakai (ep 7) 
Kaichiro Terada (ep 7) 
Katsunori Enokimoto (eps 4, 9) 
Kazuhiro Ono (eps 4, 9) 
Kazuhiro Sakakura (eps 1, 10, 12) 
Keiichi Ishida (ep 7) 
Keiki Kobayashi (ep 8) 
Keiko Hagimori (ep 8) 
Ken'ichirou Kasutani (eps 1, 3) 
Kenichi Takase (eps 1-7 odd, 10) 
Kohei Yoneyama (eps 2, 7) 
Koji Hirauma (ep 13) 
Kumi Horii (eps 6, 13) 
Kunihiko Inoue (eps 6, 11, 13) 
Kyota Washikita (ep 7) 
Madoka Hirayama (ep 13) 
Manabu Imura (ep 7) 
Masakazu Ishikawa (eps 2, 6) 
Masanori Shino (ep 11) 
Masato Katou (eps 7, 13) 
Masumi Hoshino (eps 3, 5, 12) 
Megumi Kadonosono (ep 6) 
Minoru Okabe (ep 6) 
Moriyasu Taniguchi (ep 8) 
Rie Nakajima (eps 6, 13) 
Rieko Akasaka (ep 8) 
Sadatoshi Matsuzaka (ep 8) 
Satoshi Ishino (ep 7) 
Seiichi Hashimoto (7 episodes
eps 1-3, 5, 7, 10, 12
)
 
Seizo Toma (eps 11, 13) 
Shigehiro Asaoka (eps 11, 13) 
Shigenobu Nagasaki (ep 8) 
Shinichi Takahashi (ep 1) 
Shinji Abe (eps 2, 6) 
Shinmei Saito (ep 7) 
Shinobu Nishioka (ep 6) 
Shou Matsui (eps 6-7, 11, 13) 
Takako Shimizu (ep 7) 
Takashi Hirabayashi (ep 8) 
Takeo Tominaga (6 episodes
eps 1-7 odd, 10, 12
)
 
Tamotsu Ikeda (ep 7) 
Tetsuya Ishikawa (eps 4, 9) 
Tomoshige Inayoshi (ep 10) 
Tsuguru Fukuda (eps 3, 5, 12) 
Yasuhisa Kato (ep 13) 
Yasuzou Iino (eps 6, 13) 
Yoshiyuki Asai (ep 7) 
Yuji Mukoyama (eps 2, 7, 11) 
Mechanical Animation:
Michinori Chiba 
Shinichiro Minami 
Music Composition: Hideo Saito (ED) 
Music Performance:
Hideyo Takakuwa (Flute) 
Junko Yamashiro (Bass Trombone) 
Otohiko Fujita (Horn) 
Sound Effects:
Hideo Koyama 
Shizuo Kurahashi 
Theme Song Composition:
"PINK" (ED) 
Katsuhisa Hattori (OP) 
Theme Song Lyrics: Maho Mori (ED) 
Visual Concept:
Keiichi Eda 
Takami Akai 
Ayako Kawasumi as Lafiel 
Yuka Imai as Jinto Lin 

Akio Ohtsuka as Samson 
Chiharu Suzuka as Kaneesh 
Kaneto Shiozawa as Dusanyu 
Kaori Shimizu as Ekuryua 
Kazuhiko Inoue as
Nefee 
Nereis 
Miho Yamada as Atosuryua 
Mitsuki Saiga as Sobaash 
Rica Fukami as Spoor 
Susumu Chiba as Kufadis 

Haruhiko Jo as Narration 
Hiromichi Ogami as Ragash Officer 
Hiroyuki Yokoo as Gamroil Officer 
Isshin Chiba as Beikal 
Junichi Sugawara as Kuran 
Katsumi Nagai as Guen 
Katsuyuki Konishi as
Kidroil Officer 
Paraveryua 
Rosesh 
Keiko Sonoda as General Staff 
Michihiro Ikemizu as Kait 
Mika Doi as Ramaaj 
Nao Takamori as Kotoponi 
Naochika Hayashida as Faramunsh 
Natsuki Tokuhiro as Shidoryua 
Osamu Hosoi as
Kotokeil 
Rulef 
Ryuichi Horibe as Talas 
Seijirō Chōda as Flying Soldier A 
Takehito Koyasu as Klowal Febdash 
Yuki Hamano as Toreel 
Yumiko Iwamoto as Agency General Staff 
Japanese companies
Animation Check: Nakamura Production (5 episodes
eps 1, 3, 5, 10, 12
)
 
Animation Direction: Nakamura Production (5 episodes
eps 1, 3, 5, 10, 12
)
 
CG Animation: Asahi Production 
Film: Kodak 
Photography: Studio Cosmos 
Production Co-Operation: Lifework 
Recording Studio: APU Studio 
Sound Production: BeSTACK 
English staff
English cast
Executive producer: Ken Iyadomi 
Producer: Miho Kinoshita 

Chief Producer: Charles McCarter 
Engineering Assistant:
Conor Whitley 
James Bailey 
Production Assistant: Tatsuhiro Nishiuchi 
Production Coordination:
Diana Gage 
Warren Opheim 
Re-Recording Mixing:
Jan Deny 
Mark M. Pinder 
Recording engineer:
Brad Belden 
Ryan Manning 
Script Adaptation: Ian Farthing 
Subtitle Script: Kevin McKeown 
Video Post-Production:
Barbara Allen 
Heather Nevin 
Leland Miller 
Voice Direction:
Cam Desmond 
James Corrigall 
Jessica Yow as Lafiel 
Matthew Erickson as Jinto 

Elinor Holt as Sobaash 
Ethan Cole as Dusanyu 
Jonathan Love as
Nefee 
Nereis 
Keith Hamill as Samson 
Kris Hamill as Atosuryua 
Maizun Jayoussi as Ekuryua 
Mariette Sluyter as Spoor 
Meredith Taylor-Parry as Kenesh 
Paul Hunter as Kufadis 

Jennifer Holder as Rulef's Subordinate 
Jonathan Love as
Beikal's Subordinate 
Dusanyu's Subordinate 4 
Kotoponi's Subordinate 3 
English companies
Adaptation: The Ocean Group 
Broadcaster: TechTV (Anime Unleashed) 
Distributor: Bandai Entertainment 
DVD Production: Stream Santa Monica 
Recording Studio: Blue Water Studios 
French staff
French companies
(none)
Distributor: Beez Entertainment 
French cast
(none)
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