Sorcerer Hunters (TV)

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© Satoru Akahori • Rei Omishi • Media Works /Bakuretsu Project • TV Tokyo • Soutsu Agency 


 
[ adapted from Sorcerer Hunters (manga) ]

Related anime:
    Sorcerer Hunters (OAV) (sequel)
    Sorcerer on the Rocks (OAV) (spinoff)

Alternative title:
Bakuretsu Hunter (Japanese) 
Bakuretsu Hunter - I cacciastregoni (Italian) 
Spell Wars: Sorcerer Hunters Revenge 
爆れつハンター (Japanese) 
Genres: adventure , comedy , fantasy 
Themes: ecchi , fanservice 
Objectionable content: Significant 
Plot Summary: In the continent of spooner, sorcerers, who are the continent's aristocrats, have begun to abuse their powers. Under the guidance of Big Momma (their boss) Carrot (who turns into a giant monster every time he's placed under a magic spell), Gateau (a bodybuilder), Marron (a mage), Chocolate and Tira (who can transform into dominatrix's at will) must stop the evil sorcerers from picking on the weak. However, none of them (except maybe Marron) have a clue to what’s going on. 
User Ratings: 529 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 12 votes (sub:6, dub:5, edit.dub:1)
 Excellent: 47 votes (sub:23, dub:21, raw:1, others:2
2 Tagalog dubbed
)
 Very good: 105 votes (dub:51, sub:47, raw:2, ?:1, others:4
1 Spanish subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
1 French subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
)
 Good: 159 votes (sub:94, dub:59, ?:2, others:4
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 Spanish subtitled
1 French subtitled
1 Tagalog dubbed
)
 Decent: 106 votes (sub:67, dub:35, ?:3, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
)
 So-so: 38 votes (sub:22, dub:14, others:2
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 Tagalog dubbed
)
 Not really good: 18 votes (sub:13, dub:4, ?:1)
 Weak: 28 votes (sub:19, dub:8, raw:1)
 Bad: 7 votes (sub:5, dub:1, raw:1)
 Awful: 6 votes (sub:6)
 Worst ever: 3 votes (sub:2, dub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 1611 users, rank: #656 (of 5921)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 6.612 (Good−), std. dev.: 1.8071, rank: #3180 (of 5914)
Weighted mean: 6.582 (Good−), rank: #3167 (of 5914) (seen all: 6.83 / seen some: 6.05 / won't finish: 4.12)
Bayesian estimate: 6.603 (Good−), rank: #2879 (of 4468)
Running time: half hour per episode 
Number of episodes: 26 
Episode titles: We have 26
Vintage: 1995-10-03 to 1996-03-26 
Opening Theme:
"What's Up Guys?" by Shinnosuke Furumoto and Megumi Hayashibara 
Ending Theme:
"Mask" by Masami Okui and Kasumi Matsumura 
Links: We have 3
Comment:
The last 12 episodes of the series were originally marketed by ADV under the name "Spell Wars: Sorcerer Hunters Revenge", but this is in fact one and the same TV series. 
Reviews:
Sorcerer Hunters DVD 4 (Jul 13, 2002)
Sorcerer Hunters DVD 3 (Jul 6, 2002)
Sorcerer Hunters DVD 2 (Jul 1, 2002)
Sorcerer Hunters VHS 1-2 (Jan 1, 1970)
News: Show:
March 2005 ADV Releases (Jan 1, 2005)
Otakon 2004 - Tokyopop (Aug 12, 2004)
Anime Expo - Tokyopop (Jul 19, 2004)
Anime Expo Updates (May 8, 2002)
Release Dates (Nov 14, 2001)
Anime Weekend Atlanta 7 (Sep 25, 2001)
ADV Press Releases (Jun 5, 2001)
Fanime Evangelion Panel (Mar 31, 2001)
More delays (Jan 26, 2001)
ADV DVD Dates (Jan 11, 2001)
DVD Newsbriefs (Nov 17, 2000)
Upcoming Bandai Titles (Nov 10, 2000)
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DVD (Region 1)
    Sorcerer Hunters - Magical Encounters (DVD 1) 2001-02-20
    Sorcerer Hunters - Essential Anime (DVD 3) 2005-03-29
    Sorcerer Hunters - Essential Anime (DVD 1) 2004-11-30
    Sorcerer Hunters - Magical Desires (DVD 2) 2001-08-13
    Sorcerer Hunters - Essential Anime (DVD 2) 2005-01-25
    Sorcerer Hunters - Magical Contests (DVD 3) 2001-09-11
    Sorcerer Hunters - Magical Battles (DVD 4) 2001-10-09 (from $19.95)
    Sorcerer Hunters - Perfect Collection (DVD 1-4) 2003-09-16
    Sorcerer Hunters - TV+OAV Collection (DVD 1-4) 2007-12-18

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Koichi Mashimo 
Series Composition: Hiroyuki Kawasaki 
Music: Kenji Kawai 
Original creator:
Miku Yuki 
Rei Omishi 
Satoru Akahori 
Character Design:
Hisashi Abe 
Keiji Gotoh 
Art Director: Toshihisa Koyama 
Animation Director:
Hisashi Abe 
Keiji Gotoh  (5 episodes
eps 1, 11, 19, 25-26
)
 
Toru Sato 
Sound Director: Shigeharu Shiba 
Director of Photography: Yukio Sugiyama 
Producer:
Masakatsu Kozuru (Sotsu Agency) 
Noriko Kobayashi (TV Tokyo) 
Rei Omishi 
Satoru Akahori 
Yukinao Shimoji (XEBEC) 

Assistant Director: Nobuyoshi Habara 
Color Coordination: Miyoko Kobayashi 
Continuity: Koichi Mashimo 
Design: Ikusabune 
Editing: Naoyuki Masaki 
General Manager: Naoko Marukawa 
Key Animation:
Akio Takami (ED) 
Hideaki Sakaguchi (OP) 
Kazuchika Kise (ep 1) 
Keiji Gotoh (OP)  (5 episodes
eps 1, 11, 15, 17, 26
)
 
Kenichirou Katsura (OP) 
Makoto Uno (ED) 
Michiyo Hatano (OP) 
Mitsuru Ishihara (OP) 
Shinsaku Kozuma (ep 3) 
Shinya Hasegawa (OP) 
Tokuyuki Matsutake (ep 1) 
Toshihiro Nakajima (OP) 
Production Design: Ikusa Bune 
Production Desk:
Takatoshi Chino 
Takatoshi Chio 
Sound Effects: Michihiro Ito 
Theme Song Arrangement:
Toshiro Yabuki (ED) 
Tsutomu Ohira (ED) 
Theme Song Composition:
Masami Okui (ED) 
Miho Matsuba (OP) 
Sho Goshima (OP) 
Toshiro Yabuki (OP) 
Theme Song Performance:
Kasumi Matsumura (ED) 
Masami Okui (ED) 
Megumi Hayashibara (OP) 
Shinnosuke Furumoto (OP) 
Kiyoyuki Yanada as Gateau Mocha 
Megumi Hayashibara as Tira Misu 
Mitsuaki Madono as Maron Glasse 
Shinnosuke Furumoto as Carrot Glasse 
Yuko Mizutani as Chocolat Misu 

Banjou Ginga as Saj Torte 
Sakiko Tamagawa as Dotta 
Sumi Shimamoto as Big Momma 
Yasuyuki Hirata as Mille Feuille 

Akiko Hiramatsu as Bomber(ep 4) 
Akiko Toda as girl(ep 4) 
Akimasa Ohmori as secretary(ep 14) 
Banjou Ginga as Narrator 
Chie Kitagawa as old woman(ep 15) 
Chika Sakamoto as Lila(ep 1) 
Eiji Maruyama as old butler(ep 3) 
Eiji Sekiguchi as
black clothed man(ep 22) 
bodyguard A(ep 10) 
butler(ep 2) 
Gara Takashima as Amore(ep 2) 
Hidehiro Kikuchi as Daniel(ep 7) 
Hiroko Kasahara as Sanchu(ep 11) 
Hiromi Tsuru as Yester Day(ep 20) 
Hiroshi Masuoka as Count Watsuki Bell(ep 19) 
Hirotaka Suzuoki as Lord Crow Wassen(ep 9) 
Ichirô Nagai as Elder(ep 7) 
Ikue Ohtani as Pooro(ep 14) 
Katsuaki Arima as Sono Nii(ep 22) 
Kazue Ikura as
Next Day(ep 20) 
pigcat(ep 7) 
Kenichi Ogata as Londo(ep 14) 
Kikuko Inoue as Laina(ep 14) 
Kousuke Okano as
man(ep 6) 
manager(ep 10) 
Ox(ep 4) 
Kujira as Pooro's Mother(ep 14) 
Masako Sugaya as Lake(ep 4) 
Masami Toyoshima as Butter(ep 12) 
Mayumi Tanaka as boy(ep 17) 
Mifuyu Hiiragi as
girl(eps 13, 15) 
Opera(ep 9) 
woman(ep 6) 
Miina Tominaga as Nurse Aramaa(ep 16) 
Mika Kanai as Margo(ep 22) 
Momoko Ishi as woman(ep 6) 
Naoki Tatsuta as Sukoya(ep 20) 
Naoko Matsui as Barubara(ep 3) 
Nobuo Tobita as
Kuppa(ep 11) 
Regner(ep 1) 
Yukke(ep 11) 
Rei Sakuma as Lake(girl; ep 4) 
Ryunosuke Ohbayashi as Count Lanoia(ep 8) 
Ryusei Nakao as Vegas(ep 10) 
Saeko Shimazu as Doctor Iiwa(ep 16) 
Sakiko Tamagawa as
Lin(ep 6) 
Marina(ep 7) 
Shino Kakimura as Female 
Shino Kakinuma as girl(ep 13) 
Takeshi Kusao as Kou(ep 6) 
Tesshô Genda as Count Tartmut(ep 18) 
Tomohiro Nishimura as commanding officer(ep 19) 
Tomohiro Tsuboi as butler(ep 2) 
Toru Shinagawa as Bread(ep 12) 
Toshihiro Tsuboi as
bodyguard C(ep 10) 
soldier(ep 22) 
Toshikatsu Izaki as Sono Icchi(ep 22) 
Toshiyuki Morikawa as Julian Monet(ep 19) 
Yuichi Sato as
bodyguard B(ep 10) 
villager(ep 16) 
Yuji Ueda as cook(ep 14) 
Yuka Matsui as girl(ep 4) 
Yuko Ikeda as
boy(ep 11) 
girl(ep 13) 
pretty girl(ep 2) 
woman(ep 6) 
Yūko Kobayashi as Ruliko(ep 10) 
Yumi Touma as Anne Vestori(ep 9) 
Yuuzou Mikawa as
old man(eps 14, 22) 
village master(eps 12, 15) 
Japanese companies
English cast
English staff
ADR Director:
Matt Greenfield 
Steven Foster (eps 15-26) 
Art Director: Andy Orjuela 
ADR Script:
Matt Greenfield 
Steven Foster (eps 15-26) 
Executive producer:
John Ledford 
Mark Williams (Essential Anime Collection) 
Producer:
Matt Greenfield 
Steven Foster (eps 15-26) 

DVD Producer: Janice Williams 
International Coordination: Toru Iwakami 
Logo Design:
Douglas Smith 
James Bates 
Menu Design: Chris Hawley 
Mixing: Paul Killam 
Packaging Design: Chris Hawley 
Production Secretary: Anna Bechtol 
Project Translator: Kenzo Tsubai 
Promotion: Rod Peters 
Sound Design: Paul Killam 
Subtitle Script & Timing: William McBee 
Andrew Klimko as Gateau Mocha(eps 15-26) 
Brett Weaver as Carrot 
Chris Corey as Gateau Mocha 
Jason Douglas as Marron 
Tamara Lo as Tira Mizu 
Tiffany Grant as Chocolate Misu 

Kelly Manison as Big Momma(eps 7-26) 
Kira as Dotta 
Sue Ulu as Big Momma 

Brain Grandveldt as Lord Wacky(ep 19) 
Bryan Bounds as Regner(ep 1) 
Christine Auten as Yesterday(ep 20) 
Christopher Riley as Next(ep 20) 
Cindy Duhe as Marina 
Cynthia Martinez as Bomber(ep 4) 
Dell Gibson as Narrator 
Diane Salter as Laura(ep 1) 
Doug Smith as Ox(ep 4) 
Emily Carter as Nurse Ohno(ep 16) 
Guil Lunde as Zaha Torte 
Hilary Haag as Margo(ep 22) 
Illich Guardiola as Julian More(ep 19) 
Jason Lee as Kou 
John Gremillion as Mr.Sweaty(ep 20) 
Junie Hoang as Lin 
Kaytha Coker as Dr.Sure(ep 16) 
Kim Sevier as Lake 
Lew Temple as Millefeuille 
Marc Shreiner as Tannis(ep 19) 
Marcy Rae as Amore(ep 2) 
Matt Wethington as
Margo's Dad(ep 22) 
Old Man(ep 15) 
Old Man #1(ep 22) 
Soldier(ep 22) 
Mike Kleinhenz as Tartolette(ep 18) 
Randy Sparks as Zaha Torte(2nd. voice) 
Rikki Lauren as Tuxedo(ep 22) 
Rob Mungle as Battler Butler(ep 3) 
Robert Vellani as First(ep 22) 
Sheri Simms as Lila(ep 1) 
Tony Amador as Second(ep 22) 
Zachary Spears as Old Man #2(ep 22) 

English companies
ADR Production: Industrial Smoke & Mirrors 
Broadcaster: The Anime Network 
DVD Authoring & Encoding: M.O.F.C. 
Licensed by: ADV Films 
Post Production: Monkey Boy Studios 
French staff
French companies
(none)
Distributor: Kaze 
French cast
(none)
Italian staff
Italian cast
Dubbing Director: Micaela Santojacono 

Dialogues: Irene Cantoni 
Mixing: Christian Polini 
Antonella Baldini as Tira Misu 
Simone Crisari as Carrot Glace 
Stefano Crescentini as Marron Glace 
Tatiana Dessi as Chocolat 
Vittorio Guerrieri as Gateau Moka 

Claudia Razzi as Big Mum 
Perla Liberatori as Daughter 
Italian companies
Broadcaster:
La 7 Cartapiu (from July 2007) 
Man-Ga 
Distributor: Yamato Video 
Dubbing: D.P.T. (Roma) 
German staff
German companies
(none)
German cast
Marieke Oeffinger as Tira Misu 
Tagalog staff
Tagalog cast
Script: Charmaine Cordoviz (all eps except ep 1) 
Translation: Charmaine Cordoviz (all eps except ep 1) 
Bon Reyes as Marron Glace 
Charmaine Sagrado as Tira Misu 
Fourth Lee as Carrot Glace 
Fourth Brillante Lee as Carrot Glaze 
Grace Cornel as Chocolate Misu 
Richie Padilla as Gateau Mocha 

Dada Carlos as
Big Momma 
Dotta 

Charmaine Cordoviz as
Anna Pestori 
Child guardian of the Evil Edifice(ep 17) 
Dr. Ayosa(ep 16) 
Koppa(kid version) 
Lake(ep 6) 
Lenu(ep 14) 
Margo(ep 22) 
Nex(ep 20) 
Puskal(stray cat in ep.7) 
Tira Misu 
Tagalog companies
Broadcaster:
GMA Network 
Hero 
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