Night on the Galactic Railroad (movie)

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©1985 Asahi Group/Herald Group/TAC. 

Alternative title:
Ginga Tetsudō no Yoru (Japanese) 
Nokto de la Galaksia Fervojo 
銀河鉄道の夜 (Japanese) 
Genres: drama , fantasy 
Themes: historical 
Objectionable content: None 
Plot Summary: On the night of a festival, Giovanni embarks on a train that takes him across the Milky Way. Joining him in this trip is his friend Campanella. Together they meet peculiar passengers as they travel to an uncertain destination. 
User Ratings: 178 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 28 votes (sub:21, dub:3, ?:2, raw:1, edit.dub:1)
 Excellent: 35 votes (sub:26, dub:5, ?:2, others:2
1 Spanish subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
 Very good: 46 votes (sub:41, dub:5)
 Good: 30 votes (sub:21, dub:8, ?:1)
 Decent: 14 votes (dub:7, sub:6, raw:1)
 So-so: 9 votes (sub:8, others:1
1 Russian subtitled
 Not really good: 6 votes (sub:5, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
 Weak: 5 votes (sub:4, dub:1)
 Bad: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Awful: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Worst ever: 3 votes (sub:2, dub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 301 users, rank: #2379 (of 6496)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 7.551 (Very good−), std. dev.: 2.088, rank: #1198 (of 6495)
Weighted mean: 7.534 (Very good−), rank: #1100 (of 6495) (seen all: 7.57 / seen some: 6.08 / won't finish: 6.32)
Bayesian estimate: 7.533 (Very good−), rank: #887 (of 4947)
Running time: 105 minutes 
Vintage: 1985 
Premiere date:
1985-07-13 (Japan) 
Release dates: We have 4
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Blu-Ray (Region A)
    Night on the Galactic Railroad (Blu-Ray) 2016-02-02 (from $18.37)
DVD (Region 1)
    Night on the Galactic Railroad (DVD) 2001-10-09
    Night on the Galactic Railroad (DVD) 2015-11-24 (from $13.78)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Gisaburō Sugii 
Screenplay: Minoru Betsuyaku 
Original Manga: Hiroshi Masumura 
Character Design: Takao Kodama 
Art Director: Mihoko Magoori 
Original Novel: Kenji Miyazawa 
Animation: Marisuke Eguchi 
Music Composition: Haruomi Hosono 
Photography: Tsuneo Maeda 
Stage Design: Minoru Aoki 
Chika Sakamoto as Campanella 
Mayumi Tanaka as Giovanni 

Chikao Ohtsuka as Birdcatcher 
Fujio Tokita as Lighthouse Keeper 
Goro Naya as Campanella's Wife 
Hidehiro Kikuchi as Young Man 
Junko Hori as Zanelli 
Kae Shimamura as Giovanni's Mother 
Kaori Nakahara as Kaoru 
Miyuki Ichijou as Marceau 
Reiko Niimura as Old Woman 
Ryounosuke Kaneda as Teacher/Scholar 
Ryuuji Saikachi as Store Owner 
Seiji Kurazaki as Milkman 
Takeshi Aono as Wireless Operator 
Tatsuyuki Jinnai as Campanella's Father 
Tetsuya Kaji as Conductor 
Yuriko Fuchizaki as Tadashi 

Japanese companies
Finish Animation:
Easy World Pro 
In-Between Animation:
Studio Gallop 
Photography: Studio Gallop 
Photography Assistance: Mushi Production 
Group TAC 
Nippon Herald 
English staff
English cast
ADR Director: Arlen Tarlofsky 
Translation: Pamela Parks 
Executive producer: John O'Donnell 
Producer: Stephanie Shalofsky 

ADR Engineer: Jim Regan 
Justin Sevakis (Discotek DVD) 
Mike Toole (Discotek DVD) 
Dubbing Supervision: Tom Wayland 
DVD Coordination:
Eric Thomann 
Justin Sevakis 
Script Adaptation:
Crispin Freeman 
Neil Nadelman 
Crispin Freeman as Campanella 
Veronica Taylor as Giovanni 

Amy Birnbaum as Tadashi 
David Moo as Wireless Operator 
Eric Schussler as Father 
Eric Stuart as Lighthouse Keeper 
Gil Ramsee as Young Man 
Greg Wolfe as Teacher 
Lisa Ortiz as Kaoru 
Pete Zarustica as
Rachael Lillis as
Dairy Woman 
Scott Cargle as Conductor 
English companies
Broadcaster: SPACE 
DVD Menu Design: Metropolis DVD 
DVD Premastering: Metropolis DVD 
Licensed by:
Central Park Media 
Discotek Media (2015) 
Recording Studio: Mercury Productions 
Subtitles: Captions, Inc. 
Translation: Studio Nemo 

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