Xenosaga: The Animation (TV)

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Alternative title:
ゼノサーガ THE ANIMATION (Japanese) 
Genres: action , drama , science fiction 
Themes: androids , mecha , power suits , space , space battles 
Copyright notice: ©2005 NAMCO LIMITED/XENOSAGA PROJECT 
Plot Summary: 4000 years have passed since humanity abandoned Earth. Forced to fight foreign lifeforms, the Gnosis, KOS-MOS is developed - a battle android with amazing capabilities. When the ship carying them is attacked, KOS-MOS activates to save her creator, Shion Uzuki. Shion and KOS-MOS take refuge on the Elsa, where they and their companions find themselves thrust into the middle of a battle involving the Gnosis, the U-TIC Organization, and their own superiors. A battle with no clear sides... 
User Ratings: 708 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 13 votes (sub:10, dub:3)
 Excellent: 40 votes (sub:29, dub:9, edit.dub:1, others:1
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 Very good: 103 votes (sub:77, dub:22, raw:1, others:3
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 Good: 185 votes (sub:126, dub:49, raw:2, edit.dub:1, others:7
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 Decent: 138 votes (sub:99, dub:34, raw:1, others:4
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 So-so: 83 votes (sub:64, dub:16, ?:1, others:2
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 Not really good: 52 votes (sub:37, dub:14, others:1
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 Weak: 49 votes (sub:40, dub:9)
 Bad: 34 votes (sub:25, dub:8, others:1
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 Awful: 9 votes (sub:7, dub:1, raw:1)
 Worst ever: 2 votes (sub:2)
Seen in part or in whole by 1606 users, rank: #659 (of 5921)
Median rating: Decent
Arithmetic mean: 6.051 (Decent), std. dev.: 1.9659, rank: #4226 (of 5914)
Weighted mean: 5.984 (Decent), rank: #4414 (of 5914) (seen all: 6.21 / seen some: 5.33 / won't finish: 3.90)
Bayesian estimate: 6.010 (Decent), rank: #3847 (of 4463)
Running time: half hour per episode 
Number of episodes: 12 
Episode titles: We have 12
Vintage: 2005-01-05 to 2005-03-23 
Release dates: We have 10
Ending Theme:
"in this serenity" by Mayumi Gojo 
Links: We have 1
Trivia: We have 3
Comment:
This TV series will is based on the first instalment of the Xenosaga games, Episode I: Der Wille zur Macht. 
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DVD (Region 1)
    Xenosaga - The Complete Series [S.A.V.E. Edition] (DVD) 2011-09-13
    Xenosaga - Box Set (DVD 1-3) 2008-12-23
    Xenosaga DVD Complete Series - Viridian Collection (DVD) 2010-05-11
    Xenosaga: The Animation - Enter the Gnosis (DVD 1) 2007-09-11 (from $5.00)
    Xenosaga: The Animation - Voices From the Past (DVD 2) 2007-11-13 (from $11.97)
    Xenosaga: The Animation - Free Will (DVD 3) 2008-01-15 (from $23.98)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Chief Director: Tsuyoshi Koga 
Director: Shigeyasu Yamauchi 
Scenario: Yuichiro Takeda 
Script: Yuichiro Takeda (Supervisor) 
Character Design: Nobuteru Yuki 
Art Director: Makoto Suwada 
Animation Director:
Masahiro Sato 
Masayuki Sato (Overall) 
Mechanical design: Hiroyuki Taiga 
Cgi Director: Naoki Miyahara 
Producer:
Akira Matsui (Happynet Pictures) 
Eiji Yamaoka (Toei Animation) 
Hidehito Yamaoka (Toei Animation) 
Saeko Matsuda (TV Asahi) 
Satoshi Matsui (Happinet Pictures) 
Takao Yoshizawa (Toei Animation) 

Color Coordination: Kunio Tsujita 
Music Performance:
Masanori Hirohara (Trombone) 
Otohiko Fujita (Horn) 
Tomoyuki Asakawa (Harp) 
Yūta Ōno (Horn) 
Production manager: Ryuichi Sugimoto 
Theme Song Lyrics: Roland Lennox (ED) 
Vocal Performance: Mayumi Gojo (ED) 
Ai Maeda as Shion Uzuki 
Mariko Suzuki as KOS-MOS 

Eriko Kawasaki as Jr. / Rubedo 
Kouichi Yamadera as Albedo Piazzolla 
Rumi Shishido as M.O.M.O 

Hidehiko Kaneko as Jonvelle(ep 1) 
Hideyuki Tanaka as Jin Uzuki 
Hikaru Midorikawa as Wilhelm 
Hiroaki Hirata as Allen Ridgely 
Hiroaki Miura as Tony 
Hiroshi Okamoto as Lester(eps 1-2) 
Hisao Egawa as Andrew 
Kenichi Noda as Joachim Mizrahi 
Kenji Nomura as Mathews 
Kouichi Yamadera as Gaignun 
Mariko Kouda as Febronia 
Masakazu Morita as Louis Virgil 
Masashi Ebara as Ziggy 
Naomi Shindoh as Juli Mizrahi 
Ryoko Shiraishi as
Albedo(child) 
Mary Godwin 
Ryou Hirohashi as Kirschwasser(Type 100 Observer Realian) 
Souichiro Hoshi as chaos 
Taiten Kusunoki as Margulis 
Takahiro Fujiki as Hornst(eps 1-2) 
Tetsu Inada as Helmer 
Tetsuo Sakaguchi as Captain Kazuichi Moriyama(eps 1-2) 
Wakana Yamazaki as
Pellegri 
Shelly Godwin 
Yasuhiro Takato as Hammer 
Yumi Touma as Nephilim 
Japanese companies
Backgrounds: Baku Production 
Broadcaster: TV Asahi 
Collaboration: Toei Agency 
Original Work: Namco 
Studio: TV Asahi 
English cast
English staff
ADR Director: Chris Ayres 
Translation: Hiroaki Fukuda 
ADR Script: Lowell Bartholomee 
Executive producer:
Joey Goubeaud 
John Ledford 
Producer: Jin Ho Chung 

International Coordination: Toru Iwakami 
Media Coordinator: Mariela Ortiz 
Mixing: Matt Wittmeyer 
Production manager: Shelly Thomas 
Recording engineer:
Bobby Gordon (eps 9-12) 
Bryan Leach (eps 9-12) 
Eden J. Barrera 
Jon Duckworth 
Sound Design: Matt Wittmeyer 
Story Consultant: Gareth Ortiz 
Translation Proofer: Javier Lopez 
Luci Christian as KOS-MOS 
Stephanie Wittels as Shion Uzuki 

Brittney Karbowski as M.O.M.O. 
Greg Ayres as Jr. 
John Gremillion as Albedo Piazzolla 

Andrew Love as Luis Virgil 
Andy McAvin as Margulis 
Blake Shepard as Allen Ridgeley 
Carli Mosier as
Councilwoman(ep 4) 
Febronia 
Carrie Savage as Nephilim 
Charles Campbell as
Captain Moriyama 
Professor 
Chris Ayres as Jin Uzuki 
Chris Patton as Tony 
Christine Auten as Pellegri 
Clint Bickham as chaos 
David Devaney Jr. as Blonde Realian(ep 1) 
Ed Cunningham as Joachim Mizrahi 
George Manley as Vanderkam 
Hilary Haag as Kirschwasser 
Illich Guardiola as Caspase 
James Faulkner as Helmer 
Jason Douglas as Ziggurat 8 (Ziggy) 
Jessica Boone as
Mary Godwin 
Shelly Godwin 
John Gremillion as Gaignun Kukai 
John Kaiser as Joachim Mizrahi 
John Swasey as
Cherenkov 
Elder Councilman(ep 4) 
Lester 
Josh Grelle as Hammer 
K.C. Jones as Operator(ep 1) 
Kira Vincent-Davis as Lapis 
Leraldo Anzaldua as Scott 
Mariela Ortiz as 100-Series Observational Realian Units 
Scott Kilgore as Togashi 
Sean K. Thompson as Councilman(ep 4) 
Shannon Emerick as Nigredo 
Steve Fenley as Captain Matthews 
Tiffany Grant as Juli Mizrahi 
Vic Mignogna as
Wilhelm 
Woglinde Soldier(ep 1) 
Xero Reynolds as
Jonvelle 
The Red Testament(Kevin Winnicot) 
English companies
Internet Streaming: FUNimation Entertainment 
Production: Amusement Park Media 
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