Harlock Saga (OAV)

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©1999 Leiji Matsumoto • Shinchousha/Bandai Visual • 81produce 


 
Alternative title:
Harlock Saga - Der Ring des Nibelungen - Das Rheingold (German) 
Harlock Saga - Der Ring Des Nibelungen Das Rhein Gold (German) 
Harlock Saga - El Anillo de los Nibelungos (Spanish) 
Harlock Saga - l'Anello Dei Nibelunghi, l'Oro Del Reno (Italian) 
Harlock Saga - L'anneau des Niebelhungen (French) 
Harlock Saga - Nibelung no Yubiwa (Japanese) 
Harlock Saga - Niibarungu no Yubiwa (Japanese) 
Harlock Saga - Ring of the Niebelung 
HARLOCK SAGA ニーベルングの指環 (Japanese) 
Сага о Харлоке: Кольцо Нибелунга (Russian) 
Genres: adventure , drama , science fiction 
Themes: aliens , gods , pirates , space 
Objectionable content: Significant 
Plot Summary: Captain Harlock is drawn into a saga of intergalactic proportions when the son of a deceased comrade unwittingly forges the Ring of the Niebelung. Evil forces gather to wage war against the last remaining superpowers of the galaxy led by a demented outcast. Harlock must counter the amassed armadas that threaten the last gods and recover the ring before Paradise is lost. 
User Ratings: 193 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 10 votes (dub:4, sub:3, raw:1, others:2
1 French dubbed
1 Spanish dubbed
)
 Excellent: 15 votes (dub:8, sub:7)
 Very good: 28 votes (dub:17, sub:11)
 Good: 56 votes (sub:33, dub:21, raw:1, others:1
1 Russian subtitled
)
 Decent: 40 votes (dub:19, sub:18, edit.dub:1, others:2
1 Spanish dubbed
1 Italian edited dub
)
 So-so: 20 votes (sub:13, dub:6, ?:1)
 Not really good: 3 votes (sub:1, dub:1, others:1
1 French dubbed
)
 Weak: 12 votes (sub:7, dub:3, raw:1, others:1
1 German dubbed
)
 Bad: 5 votes (sub:2, dub:2, ?:1)
 Awful: 4 votes (sub:2, dub:2)
 Worst ever: -
Seen in part or in whole by 425 users, rank: #1896 (of 6096)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 6.492 (Decent+), std. dev.: 1.9531, rank: #3509 (of 6089)
Weighted mean: 6.402 (Decent+), rank: #3656 (of 6089) (seen all: 6.55 / seen some: 5.40 / won't finish: 2.87)
Bayesian estimate: 6.474 (Decent+), rank: #3240 (of 4589)
Running time: half hour per episode 
Number of episodes: 6 
Vintage:
1999 
2001-12-28 to 2002-01-04 (K3 - Televisió de Catalunya) 
2007-06-08 (Germany, GIGA) 
Release dates: We have 2
Ending Theme:
#1: "Aurifer ~Yakusoku no Tsuchi e~" by Nozomi Odagi 
#2: "Druid ~Kashi no Ki no Kenja~" by Nozomi Odagi 
Trivia: We have 1
Comment:
Loosely based on the classic opera Der Ring Des Nibelungen by Richard Wagner. 
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DVD (Region 1)
    Harlock Saga (DVD) 2001-05-08
    Harlock Saga [v1] (DVD) 2004-04-27
    Harlock Saga [v2] (DVD) 2005-04-26

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Yoshio Takeuchi 
Script: Megumi Hiyoshi 
Storyboard: Masaharu Okuwaki 
Music:
Akira Inoue (ED) 
Kaoru Wada 
Original creator: Leiji Matsumoto 
Character Design: Hideyuki Motohashi 
Art Director: Osamu Honda 
Mechanical design: Toshiyuki Horii 
Director of Photography: Takashi Azuhata 
Executive producer: Kazumi Kawashiro 
Producer:
Jinichiro Koyama (Bandai Visual) 
Toru Nakano (81 Produce) 

Assistant Director: Yuji Himaki 
Associate producer:
Shunji Ôga 
Yoshinaga Minami 
Audio Engineer: Enbei Hirano 
Background Art:
Masao Ichigaya 
Mitsuyoshi Kosugi 
Check: Kazuhisa Takeda 
Color Key: Hidemi Nakama 
Ending: Kimiaki Nagumo 
Executive animation Director: Hideyuki Motohashi 
Executive Director: Leiji Matsumoto 
Final Checking: Yuki Nariai 
Ink & Paint: Youran Ou 
Mechanical Design Supervisor: Eiji Ishimoto 
Mixing: Ryoko Nashimoto 
Music Conductor: Konstantin D. Krimets 
Music Director: Kaoru Wada 
Music producer: Kuniyasu Ichikawa 
Original Mechanical Design: Katsumi Itabashi 
Original Music: Richard Wagner 
Planning:
Michiyoshi Minamisawa (81 Produce) 
Shigeru Watanabe (Bandai Visual) 
Planning Coordinator: Ryota Morishige (Shinchosha) 
Recording: Yoshiaki Uemura 
Sound Coordination: Takeshi Minematsu 
Sound Effects: Junichi Sasaki 
Sound Producer: Takeshi Nishina 
Sound Production: Yuko Ueda 
Special Effects Animation: Masaharu Arai 
Theme Song Performance: Nozomu Otagi (ED) 
Kouichi Yamadera as Captain Harlock 

Emi Shinohara as Freia 
Kazuko Yanaga as
Meeme 
Mime 
Kouichi Yamadera as Tochiro Ohyama 
Masako Ikeda as Maetel 
Masako Katsuki as Emeraldas 
Shigeru Chiba as
Yattaran 
Yattran 
Tarô Ishida as Wotan 
Toshihiko Seki as Tadashi Daiba 

Arisa Andou as Walküre 13 Communications #1 
Chiemi Chiba as Walküre 13 Communications #2 
K' as Erda 
Koichi Sakaguchi as Arcadia's Computer 
Kumiko Hironaka as Walküre 13 Captain 
Miyuki Ueda as Fricka 
Shinichiro Miki as Fafner 
Takehito Koyasu as Fasolt 
Yoshito Yasuhara as Alberich 
Yuko Kato as Walküre 13 Marine 
Japanese companies
Background Art: Baku Production 
Computer Graphics: Data West 
Ending: Studio Z5 
Final Check: Studio March 
Finish Animation:
Song Sun Planning 
Studio March 
Motion Graphics: Maki Pro 
Music Performance: Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra 
Music Production: avex mode 
Photography: Azuhata Production 
Sound Coordination: Rising Publishers 
Sound Production: HALF H·P STUDIO 
Special Effects Animation: Group Joy 
Titles: Maki Pro 
Video Production: Tokyo Genzosho 
English staff
English cast
Translation: Kevin McKeown 
Executive producer: John O'Donnell 
Producer: Stephanie Shalofsky 

ADR Producer:
Larry Juris 
Michael Haigney 
Audio Engineer: Dan Rich 
Dubbing Supervision: Tom Wayland 
Formatting Supervisor: Jason Bergenfeld 
Introduction & Titles: Justin Sevakis 
Script Adaptation:
Anthony Salerno 
Dan Rich 
Matt Hoverman as Harlock 

David Brimmer as Tochiro 
Jill Seifers as Meeme 
Lisa Ortiz as Maetel 
Nathan Price as Yattran 
Robert O'Gorman as Wotan 
Scottie Ray as Tadashi Daiba 
Veronica Taylor as
Emeraldas 
Freya 

Anthony Salerno as Voice 
Carol Jacobanis as Elda 
Dan Green as Fasolt 
Frank Frankson as Alberich 
Rachael Lillis as Fricka 
Scottie Ray as Fafner 
Tara Jayne as Captain 
English companies
Audio Post Production: Taj Studios Inc. 
Broadcaster: Animax Asia 
Distributor: U.S. Manga Corps 
Licensed by: Central Park Media 
Subtitles: Captions, Inc. 
Video Post Production: DJM Films 
French cast
French staff
(none)
Richard Darbois as Captain Harlock 

Jean-Marie Boyer as Toshiro 
Michel Tugot-Doris as Yataran 
Pascale Chemin as
Maetel 
Mime 
Susan Sindberg as Emeraldas 

Barbara Welsh as Fricka 
Bernard Demory as Fasolt 
Eric Chevalier as La voix des Dieux 
Eric Chevallier as La voix des Dieux 
Eve Lorach as Commandant féminin 
Gabriel Le Doze as Albérich 
Pascale Chemin as
Erda 
Freicha 
Philippe Ariotti as Fafnir 
Suzanne Sindberg as Emeraldas 
Thierry Bourdon as Ramis 
French companies
ADR Production: Studio Chinkel 
Broadcaster: Game one (from December 2001) 
Distributor: Beez Entertainment 
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
ADR Director: Mayte Supervia (Spain dub) 
Marc Zanni as Capità Harlock(Catalan dub) 
Victor Iturrioz as Captain Harlock(Spain dub) 

Adolfo Pérez as Tochiro Ohyama(Spain dub) 
Aleix Estadella as Tadashi Daiba(Catalan dub) 
Anna Orra as Emeraldas(Catalan dub) 
Carmen Ambrós as Freya(Spain dub) 
Eva Lluch as Meeme(Catalan dub) 
Ferran Llavina as Wotan(Catalan dub) 
Francesc Rocamora as Yattran(Spain dub) 
Mario Gargallo as Wotan Suwo(Spain dub) 
Marta Estrada as Queen Emeraldas(Spain dub) 
Mayte Supervia as Meeme(Spain dub) 
Miquel Bonet as Tochiro Ohyama(Catalan dub) 
Nacho de Porrata as Tadashi Daiba(Spain dub) 
Susana Damas as Maetel(Spain dub) 

Amadeu Aguado as Alberich(Catalan dub) 
Antoni Forteza as Fasolt(Catalan dub) 
Carmen Ambrós as Walküre 13 Marinade(Spain dub) 
Esperanza Gracia as
Fricka(Spain dub) 
Walküre 13 Communications 2(Spain dub) 
Francesc Rocamora as Man 1(Spain dub) 
J. Ignacio Latorre as Fasolt(Spain dub) 
Javier Roldán as Fafner(Spain dub) 
Joaquim Sota as Fafner(Catalan dub) 
Marta Estrada as Erda(Spain dub) 
Mayte Supervia as Walküre 13 Communications 3(Spain dub) 
Montserrat Roig as Fricka(Catalan dub) 
Olga Supervia as
Laboratory Girl(Spain dub) 
Walküre 13 Communications 1(Spain dub) 
Oscar Redondo as
Man 2(Spain dub) 
Valhalla voice(Spain dub) 
Ramón Hernández as Veu del Valhalla(Catalan dub) 
Ramón Rocabayera as
Alberich(Spain dub) 
Voice-over(Spain dub) 
Susana Damas as Walküre 13 Commander(Spain dub) 
Spanish companies
Broadcaster: K3 (Televisió de Catalunya) 
Distributor: Selecta Visión (Spain) 
Dubbing Studio: Sonygraf (Spain dub) 
DVD Distribution: Selecta Visión (Spain) 
Translation: TRADUCCIONES IMPOSIBLES (Spain dub) 
TV Distribution: Selecta Visión 
Italian staff
Italian cast
Dubbing Director: Isabella Pasanisi 
Script: Gianluca Aicardi 
Art Director: Valerio Manenti 
Translation: Laura Giordano 
Executive producer: Francesco Di Sanzo 

Assistant Director of Dubbing: Caterina Piferi 
AVID Operator:
Marco Vitali 
Paolo Quadrelli 
Dolby Surround Mixing: Andrea Pochini 
Editorial Coordination:
Elisabetta Adiutori 
Fiammetta Torti 
Editorial Staff Secretary:
Alessia Fruscio 
Antonella Borgia 
Oscar Macrì 
Mastering: Marco Sechi 
Mixing Supervision: Giorgio Bassanelli 
Post Production Director: Valerio Manenti 
Post-Production Coordinator: Cristina Minoja 
Postproduction Staff Secretary:
Anna Zuppiroli 
Carmen Larovere 
Cinzia Muttarini 
Production Staff Secretary:
Anna Marani 
Claudia Cangini 
Gianfranco Calvitti 
Script Consultant:
Francesco Filippi 
Silvia Cioni 
Synchronization: Paolo Brunori 
Technical Coordinator:
Massimo Costantini 
Stefano Lirolli 
Titles: Sara Radelli 
Sergio Di Stefano as Harlock 

Alessandro Tiberi as Tadashi 
Barbara De Bortoli as Mime 
Chiara Colizzi as Maeter 
Cinzia De Carolis as Emeraldas 
Cristina Boraschi as Fricka 
Francesca Guadagno as Freia 
Giorgio Lopez as Yattaran 
Luciano De Ambrosis as Wotan 
Marco Mete as Tochiro 
Massimo Pizzirani as Fafner 
Sandro Acerbo as Alberich 
Stefano Mondini as Fasolt 
Tiziana Avarista as Erda 
Italian companies
Broadcaster: La 7 
Distributor: Dynamic Italia 
Dubbing: SEFIT CDC 
Postproduction: Studio PV 
German cast
German staff
(none)
Walter von Hauff as Captain Harlock 

Marcus Off as Alberich 
Markus Off as Alberich 
Martina Dunker as Emeraldas 
Melanie Jung as Meeme 
Tobias Lelle as Tochiro Ojyama 

Andreas Neumann as Fafner 
Claudia Schmidt as Offizier 2 
Claus-Peter Damitz as
Computerstimme 
Scotty 
Crock Krumbiegel as Fasolt 
Hans-Georg Panczak as Yatteran 
Hubertus von Lerchenfeld as Tadashi Daiba 
Manfred Erdmann as Wotan 
Martin Pfisterer as Offizier 4 
Michaela Geuer as Elda 
Susanne von Medvey as
Female Assistent(ep 1) 
Offizier 1 
Tolilah Jolas as Fricka 
Ulla Wagener as Freia 
Ute Bronder as
Maetel 
Offizier 3 
Veronika Neugebauer as Female Captain(ep 1) 
German companies
Broadcaster: GIGA TV (2007-06-08) 
Distributor:
ACOG 
OVA Films 
Dubbing: Circle of Arts 
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