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Madara (OAV)

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Alternative title:
Mōryō Senki MADARA (Japanese)
魍魎戦記MADARA (Japanese)
Genres: action, supernatural
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary: Born of legendary origins, the young Madara has grown up in obscurity as an apprentice blacksmith. An encounter with the demonic Mouki reveals his destiny, and catapults him into the middle of a mystic quest. Madara fights for revenge with the help of freedom fighters, magical swords and Kirin, the master of the Majin. His goal is to defeat his brother and then overthrow his father, the despotic Miroku.
User Ratings: 58 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 3 votes (dub:2, sub:1)
 Excellent: 2 votes (dub:2)
 Very good: 6 votes (dub:3, sub:3)
 Good: 14 votes (sub:8, dub:5, ?:1)
 Decent: 16 votes (dub:8, sub:7, ?:1)
 So-so: 5 votes (sub:3, dub:2)
 Not really good: 3 votes (sub:3)
 Weak: 6 votes (sub:5, dub:1)
 Bad: 2 votes (sub:1, raw:1)
 Awful: -
 Worst ever: 1 vote (sub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 102 users, rank: #4968 (of 9213)
Median rating: Decent
Arithmetic mean: 6.017 (Decent), std. dev.: 2.0468, rank: #6745 (of 9305)
Weighted mean: 5.999 (Decent), rank: #6932 (of 9305) (seen all: 6.00 / seen some: 10.00)
Bayesian estimate: 6.287 (Decent+), rank: #5574 (of 6987)
Running time: half hour per episode
Number of episodes: 4
1991-03-20 to 1991-12-20
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DVD (Region 1)
    Madara (DVD) 2003-05-27 (from $16.98)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Yuji Moriyama
Screenplay: Akinori Endo
Music: Kaoru Wada
Original story: Shoji Tajima 
Original Manga:
Eiji Ohtsuka
Shou Tajima
Character Design: Yuji Moriyama
Art Director: Yōji Nakaza
Animation Director: Shunji Suzuki
Sound Director: Noriyoshi Matsuura
Director of Photography: Akihiko Takahashi
Assistant Art Director: Nobuhito Sue
Assistant Director: Seiji Mizushima
Associate Photography:
Masaaki Fujita
Takashi Azuhata
Color Selection: Osamu Mikasa
Drawing Director: Yuji Moriyama
Monster Animation Director: Takashi Hashimoto (eps 1-2)
Monster Character Design: Junichi Watanabe
Monster Drawing Assistant Director: Kenichirō Katsura
Monster Drawing Director: Takashi Hashimoto
Music producer: Toshinori Otsuki
Production Assistant: Satoshi Hasegawa
Recording: Yoshio Obara
Sound Effects: Daisuke Jinbo
Special Effects: Toyohiko Sakakibara
Kappei Yamaguchi as Madara

Chieko Honda as Kirin
Fumio Matsuoka as Tatara
Norio Wakamoto as Miroku
Toshiyuki Morikawa as Roketsu

Aya Hisakawa as girl
Hideyuki Umezu as Byakko
Ikuya Sawaki as Dakuryo
Issei Futamata as Rouga
Kaneta Kimotsuki as Hakutaku
Kazue Ikura as Loki
Kazuki Yao as Seishinja
Kazumi Tanaka as
Kazutoshi Ikura as Loki 
Kenichi Ono as Koubaku
Kinetsuki Kaneta as Hakutaku 
Kouji Tsujitani as voice
Masaharu Satō as village chief
Naoki Tatsuta as Jyatou
Nobuo Tobita as Shamon
Shigeru Nakahara as Kageoh
Sumi Shimamoto as Princess Sakuya
Yumi Touma as Jamila
Japanese companies
English cast
English staff
Director: Bill Timoney
Translation: Mayumi Kobayashi
Executive producer: John Sirabella
Producer: Joe Digiorgi

Editing: Khalid Mills
Graphic Design: Chris Mantovi
Production Assistant: Jessica Calvello
Production manager: Scott Marchfeld
Production Supervision: Sean Molyneaux
Script Adaptation: Bill Timoney
Translation Manager: Anna Yamamoto
English companies
Distributor: AnimeWorks
Licensed by: Media Blasters
Recording Studio: Headline Sound Studios

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