Kamikaze Girls (live-action movie)

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    Kamikaze Girls (manga) (adaptation)

Alternative title:
Shimotsuma Monogatari (Japanese) 
Shimotsuma Story 
下妻物語 (Japanese) 
Genres: comedy , drama 
Plot Summary: Momoko is a girl who cares for nothing but frilly lace dresses and wishes she was in 18th century rococo France rather than dorky Shimotsuma. It's a backwater to which her Yakuza father has fled, and populated by small towners with no sense for elegant fashion. What can a girl do but dismiss everybody around her as not worthy and instead indulge her whims in Tokyo's specialty stores... Then biker girl Ichiko arrives like a barbarian at the gate and does her confused best to turn Momoko's life upside down. Despite professed indifference both are curious about, even a bit jealous of, the other's lifestyle. Slowly a bond starts to form between them but when tested it is less than clear if it has grown strong enough to tear down Momoko's frilly fence. 
Running time: 102 minutes 
Vintage: 2004-05-29
Premiere date:
2004-05-29 (Japan) 
Ending Theme:
"Hey My Friend" by Tommy Heavenly6 
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DVD (Region 1)
    Kamikaze Girls (DVD) 2006-01-10 (from $19.98)
Novel
    Kamikaze Girls [Hardcover] (Novel) 2006-02-07 (from $12.05)
    Kamikaze Girls [Paperback] (Novel 1) 2007-11-20 (from $6.84)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Tetsuya Nakashima 
Screenplay: Tetsuya Nakashima 
Music: Yoko Kanno 
Original creator: Novala Takemoto 
Animation Director: Yojiro Nishimura 
Executive producer:
Kunikatsu Kondo 
Yokichi Osato 
Assistant producer:
Arimasa Okada 
Sachiko Sone 
Cinematography: Masakazu Ato 
Co-executive producer:
Kazuya Hamana 
Masayuki Miyashita 
Film Editing: Chiaki Toyama 
Lighting Director: Taro Kimura 
Line Producer: Yutaka Suzuki 
Production Design: Towaku Kuwashima 
Production manager: Tadao Osawa 
Sound Recording: Junichi Shima 
Theme Song Performance: Tommy heavenly (ED) 
Visual Effects: Masahide Yanagawase 
Anna Tsuchiya as Ichigo Shirayuri 
Kyoko Fukada as Ryugasaki Momoko 

Eiko Koike as Akimi 
Hirotaro Honda as Yakuza Boss 
Hiroyuki Miyasako as Momoko's Father 
Katsuhisa Namase as Pachinko Parlor Manager 
Kirin Kiki as Momoko's Grandmother 
Mayuko Fukuda as Young Momoko 
Sadao Abe as Designer and Owner 
Shin Yazawa as Miko 
Vincent Giry as French Rococo Period Gentleman 
Yoko Maki as BTSSB Staff 
Yoshinori Okada as "Baby, The Stars Shine Bright" Owner 
YosiYosi Arakawa as Grocery Store Manager 
Japanese companies
Animation: Studio 4°C 
Animation Assistance:
Anime Spot 
Nakamura Production 
Studio Cockpit 
Trace & Paint:
Sunshine Digital 
Trace Studio M 
English staff
English companies
(none)
Licensed by: Viz Media 
English cast
(none)
Spanish cast
Spanish staff
ADR Director: Azucena Díaz (Spain/Catalan dub) 
Translation:
María Gomila (Catalan dub) 
Michiko Tsuboi (Spain dub) 
ADR Script:
Esmeralda Barreyro (Spain dub) 
Manuel Lázaro (Catalan dub) 

ADR Engineer:
Héctor Ruiz (Spain/Catalan dub) 
Raúl Echevarría (Spain/Catalan dub) 
Language Consultant: Odile Arqué (Catalan dub) 
Mix Engineer: Ferrán Mosquera (Spain/Catalan dub) 
Production Assistant: Gloria Posada (Catalan dub) 
Elisa Beuter as Ichigo Shirayuri(Catalan dub) 
Graciela Molina as Ichigo Shirayuri(Spain dub) 
Núria Trifol as Momoko Ryugasaki(Spain/Catalan dub) 

Alex Messeguer as Momoko's Father(Catalan dub) 
Alfonso Vallés as Yakuza Boss(Catalan dub) 
Antonio Lara as Momoko's Father(Spain dub) 
Azucena Díaz as Momoko's Grandmother(Spain/Catalan dub) 
Carlos Lladó as Isobe(Spain/Catalan dub) 
Carmen Ambrós as Akimi(Spain/Catalan dub) 
Cristal Barreyro as BTSSB Staff(Spain/Catalan dub) 
Francesc Góngora as Mizuno(Spain dub) 
Gemma Ibáñez as
Macha(Spain dub) 
Yakuza B(Catalan dub) 
Jaume Aguiló as
Ryuji(Catalan dub) 
Yakuza D(Spain dub) 
Juan Carlos Gustems as Yakuza Boss(Spain dub) 
Luis Grau as Owner(Catalan dub) 
Maria Rosa Guillén as Miko(Spain/Catalan dub) 
Marta Barbará as Momoko's Mother(Spain/Catalan dub) 
Rafael Parra as Yakuza B(Spain dub) 
Roger Pera as Ryuji(Spain dub) 
Sergio Mesa as Grocery Store Manager(Spain/Catalan dub) 
Spanish companies
Broadcaster: La 2 (Spain; 2012-01-04) 
Distributor: Media3 Estudio (Spain) 
Dubbing Studio: Dubbing Films (Spain/Catalan dub) 
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