8 Man After (OAV)

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Alternative title:
Cyber Desesperado 
Eightman After 
Oitavo Homem - O Policial do Futuro (Portuguese) 
Восьмой: Спустя годы (Russian) 
الرجل الثامن (Arabic) 
エイトマン AFTER (Japanese) 
Genres: action , drama , science fiction 
Themes: cyborg , mecha , superhero 
Objectionable content: Significant 
Plot Summary: Private detective Hazama Itsuru is hired by Professor Tani to investigate a cyborg parts theft which eventually leads him to meet Sachiko Yokogawa, the original 8 Man's love interest. Living her new life working for the Biotecho Corp., Sachiko finds herself involved with a new 8 Man, who appears after Hazama is fatally wounded by an unknow cyborg. Amidst a violent urban background with cyber-junkies creating chaos around the city, this other 8 Man will fight criminals in a more agressive way. 
User Ratings: 123 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 1 vote (edit.dub:1)
 Excellent: 8 votes (dub:6, ?:1, others:1
1 Portuguese dubbed
 Very good: 17 votes (dub:11, sub:5, others:1
1 Portuguese dubbed
 Good: 36 votes (dub:29, sub:5, edit.dub:1, raw:1)
 Decent: 37 votes (dub:24, sub:10, edit.dub:2, others:1
1 German subtitled
 So-so: 11 votes (dub:9, sub:1, edit.dub:1)
 Not really good: 7 votes (dub:6, others:1
1 Spanish dubbed
 Weak: 4 votes (dub:2, sub:1, edit.dub:1)
 Bad: 2 votes (sub:1, dub:1)
 Awful: -
 Worst ever: -
Seen in part or in whole by 318 users, rank: #2343 (of 6579)
Median rating: Decent
Arithmetic mean: 6.431 (Decent+), std. dev.: 1.4984, rank: #3914 (of 6580)
Weighted mean: 6.367 (Decent+), rank: #4073 (of 6580) (seen all: 6.46 / seen some: 5.54 / won't finish: 3.99)
Bayesian estimate: 6.477 (Decent+), rank: #3521 (of 4950)
Running time: 29 minutes per episode 
Number of episodes: 4 
Episode titles: We have 4
Vintage: 1993-08-21 to 1993-11-22 
Ending Theme:
#1: "Eightman no Theme (Version 1993)" by Nobuyoshi Kuwano (eps 1-3) 
#2: "Hohoemi no Mukougawa" (微笑みの向こう側) by Nobuyoshi Kuwano (ep 4) 
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DVD (Region 1)
    8 Man After - Perfect Collection (Dub.DVD) 2001-11-27

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Yoriyasu Kogawa 
Screenplay: Yasushi Hirano 
Storyboard: Yoriyasu Kogawa 
Fumi Miyoshi (Sound System) 
Hitoshi Miyata 
Tomohide Harada (Interlink) 
Original Work: Kazumasa Hirai 
Original Manga: Jiro Kuwata 
Character Design: Kenichi Ohnuki 
Animation Director:
Kenichi Ohnuki 
Kunihiro Abe 
Mechanical design: Kunihiro Abe 
Sound Director: Noriyoshi Matsuura 
Theme Song Arrangement: Ryouichi Kuniyoshi (ED2) 
Theme Song Composition:
Hiroaki Hagiwara (ED1) 
Nobuyoshi Kuwano (ED2) 
Theme Song Lyrics:
Takehiko Maeda (ED1) 
Yoshiko Miura (ED2) 
Theme Song Performance: Nobuyoshi Kuwano 
Juurouta Kosugi as Hazama Itsuru 

Eiko Yamada as Sam O'Conner 
Ikuya Sawaki as Morris Daigo 
Issei Futamata as Tony Gleck 
Masaharu Satou as Detective 
Mika Doi as Sachiko Yokogawa 

Hirohiko Kakegawa as Executive (ep 4) 
Keaton Yamada as Dr. Tani 
Kiyoyuki Yanada as
Announcer (ep 2) 
Criminal (ep 1) 
Masaharu Satou as O'Conner (eps 3-4) 
Masaru Ikeda as Chief Tanaka 
Masashi Hirose as Mayor White (ep 2) 
Michitaka Kobayashi as
Board Member (ep 3) 
Secretary (ep 1) 
Nobuo Tobita as Eddie Schmidt 
Shigeru Nakahara as
Chen (eps 2-4) 
Japanese companies
English staff
English cast
Director: Carl Macek 
Producer: Carl Macek 

Adaptation: Ardwight Chamberlain 
Additional Sound Effects: Ernie Sheesley 
Dialogues: Ardwight Chamberlain 
DVD Compression: Justin Sevakis (Discotek release, uncredited) 
Final Remix: Ernie Sheesley 
Music Editing: Ernie Sheesley 
Musical Score: Mike Kennedy 
Post Production: Scott Narrie 
Production Coordination: Kara Redmon 
Recording engineer: Ernie Sheesley 
Restoration: Justin Sevakis (Discotek release, uncredited) 
Script Editing: Fred Patten 
Streamline Logo Animation: John Gibbons 
Art Kimbro as O'Connor 
Barry Stigler as Daigo 
Daniel Woren as
Jeff Winkless as Tony Gleck 
Kirk Thornton as
Mari Devon as Sachiko Yokogawa 
Michael McConnohie as
Michael Reynolds as Chief Tanaka 
Michael Sorich as
Brown-Haired Cyber Junkie 
Stadium Security 
Richard Allan as Mr. O'Conner 
Richard Cansino as Ichiro 
Stephen Apostolina as
Blonde Cyber Junkie 2 
Security Guard 1 
Steve Bulen as Hazama Itsuro (8 Man) 
Steve Kramer as Security Guard 2 

English companies
Broadcaster: Sci-Fi Channel 
East2West Films (uk) 
Enoki Films 
DVD Production: Image Entertainment 
Recording Facility: Screenmusic Studios 
Korean staff
Korean cast
Seung-Jun Kim as Hazama Itsuro (8 Man) 

Jeong-Hwa Yang as Sam 
Korean companies
French staff
French cast
ADR Director: Françoise Blanchard 
Emmanuel Fouquet as Hazama 

Annie Milon as Sachiko 
Antoine Tome as Tanaka Tony 
Guillaume Orsat as Ichiro O'Connor 
Michel Castelain as Professeur 
French companies
Distributor: AK Video 
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
Oriol Rafel as Hazama (Spain dub) 

Montse Moreno as Sachiko Yokugawa (Spain dub) 
Vicky Martínez as Sam (Spain dub) 

Albert Trifol Segarra as Ichirô (Spain dub) 
Alberto Trifol as Chief Tanaka (Spain dub) 
Alfonso García Zambrano as Mayor White (Spain dub) 
Enric Isasi-Isasmendi as Detective (Spain dub) 
Félix Benito as Daigô (Spain dub) 
Rafael Calvo as Professor Tani (Spain dub) 
Spanish companies
Distributor: Manga Films (Spain) 
Dubbing Studio: Q.T. Lever (Spain dub) 
German staff
German cast
Dubbing Director: Erik Paulsen 
Script: Erik Paulsen 
Julia Biedermann as Sachiko Yokogawa 
Oliver Feld as Hazama Itsuro 

Gerd Grasse as Professor Tani 
Gerhard Paul as Chief Tanaka 
Jan Kurbjuweit as Ichiro 
Konrad Bösherz as Sam O'Conner 
Michael Telloke as Morris Daigo 
Roland Hemmo as Detective 
Till Hagen as Eddie Schmidt (ep 4) 
Tilo Schmitz as Tony Gleck 
Wolfgang Kühne as O'Conner (eps 3-4) 

Andreas Hosang as Secretary (ep 1) 
Gerald Schaale as Chen (eps 2-4) 
Jürgen Kluckert as Mayor White (ep 2) 
Peter Reinhardt as Max (eps 2, 4) 
Peter Thomsen as Announcer (ep 2) 

German companies
Broadcaster: K-Toon (premiere) 
Arabic staff
Arabic companies
Broadcaster: space power 
Arabic cast
Tagalog staff
Tagalog cast
Joe Placiego as Daigo, Professor 

Brian Mathew Ligsay as Tony Gleck, Chief Tanaka 
Jay De Castro as O'Connor, Chen, Detective Rebo 
Pocholo Gonzales as 8 Man, Hazama, Mayor, Eddie Schimt 
Ryan Ang as Ichiro 
Steban Bontogon as Sam 
Ted Penas as Max 
Virna Pahoyo as Sachiko Yokogawa 
Tagalog companies
Broadcaster: Hero 
Portuguese staff
Portuguese cast
Locutor: Emerson Camargo 
Sidney Lilla as Hazama Itsuru/Oitavo Homem 

Daoiz Cabezudo as Chefe Tanaka 
Fábio Moura as Tony Gleck 
Fátima Noya as Sam O'Conner 
Francisco Borges as Morris Daigo 

Affonso Amajones as Max 
Araken Saldanha as Dr. Tani 
Carlos Eduardo as Secretário do Morris 
César Leitão as Cyber Junkie de cabelo marrom 
Eleu Salvador as Detetive 
Emerson Camargo as Eddie Schmidt 
Hermes Baroli as Ichiro 
João Angelo as Sr. O'Conner 
Tatá Guarnieri as Chen 

Portuguese companies
Broadcaster: Multishow 
Distributor: Mundial Filmes 
Dubbing Studio: Mastersound 

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