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Legends of the Dark King: A Fist of the North Star Story (TV)

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Alternative title:
Hokuto no Ken Raoh Gaiden: Ten no Haoh (Japanese)
Ken il guerriero: la leggenda di Raoul il dominatore del cielo (Italian)
La Légende de Raoh (French)
Legends of the Dark King
Raoh - Il conquistatore del cielo (Italian)
北斗の拳 ラオウ外伝 天の覇王 (Japanese)
天之霸王 (Chinese (Taiwan))
Genres: action
Objectionable content: Intense
Plot Summary: This Fist of the North Star series focuses on the formation of an empire, specifically a hegemony, by an inheritor of the fist of the north star, Raoh. Accompanied by his two loyal comrades Souga and Reina, as well as a mysterious woman named Sakuya, Raoh will begin this journey of conquest while at the same time trying to prove his own way of thinking.
User Ratings: 92 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 3 votes (sub:1, dub:1, raw:1)
 Excellent: 4 votes (sub:4)
 Very good: 20 votes (sub:15, dub:4, others:1
1 Portuguese subtitled
)
 Good: 30 votes (sub:22, dub:6, others:2
2 Spanish subtitled
)
 Decent: 19 votes (sub:11, dub:8)
 So-so: 7 votes (sub:4, dub:3)
 Not really good: 6 votes (sub:5, dub:1)
 Weak: 2 votes (dub:2)
 Bad: -
 Awful: -
 Worst ever: 1 vote (sub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 204 users, rank: #3565 (of 8976)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 6.685 (Good−), std. dev.: 1.6012, rank: #4665 (of 9083)
Weighted mean: 6.639 (Good−), rank: #4748 (of 9083) (seen all: 6.61 / seen some: 8.01 / won't finish: 3.00)
Bayesian estimate: 6.744 (Good−), rank: #4040 (of 6826)
Running time: 24 minutes per episode
Number of episodes: 13
Episode titles: We have 13
Vintage:
2008-10-02 to 2008-12-25
2010-11-01 (Italy)
Release dates: We have 4
Opening Theme:
"Nageki no Endless (嘆きのエンドレス)" by jealkb
Ending Theme:
"Namida no Kawa (ナミダノカワ)" by mina☆muse
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Blu-ray (Region A)
    Legends of the Dark King- A Fist of the North Star Story (Blu-ray) 2010-07-20 (from $55.98)
DVD (Region 1)
    Legends of the Dark King - A Fist of the North Star Story (DVD) 2010-07-20 (from $95.95)
    Legends of the Dark King - A Fist of the North Star Story (Sub.DVD) 2009-09-15 (from $85.00)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Masashi Abe
Screenplay: Hiroshi Ohnogi
Original creator:
Buronson (story)
Tetsuo Hara (art)
Original Manga: Youkow Osada (Ten no Haoh)
Character Design: Hirotaka Marufuji
Art Director: Seo Gu Lee
Sound Director: Jin Aketagawa
Director of Photography: Shoichi Komuro

Chief Production Supervisor: Nobuhiko Horie
Design: Yasuhiro Moriki
Key Animation: So Yeon Park (Mybell Animation; ep 5)
Takashi Ukaji as Raoh

Akiko Kimura as Sakuya
Daisuke Matsubara as Ryūga
Hiroki Touchi as Toki
Mai Nakahara as Reina
Masaya Matsukaze as Sōga

Aiko Kumamoto as
Kozum's Grandson (ep 5)
Mother (ep 11)
Village Woman (ep 10)
Woman (ep 8)
Atsushi Ono as
Narration
Ryūken (ep 7)
Ayumi Beppu as Isabella (ep 9)
Ayumi Fujimura as Shimoto (ep 11)
Hideyuki Umezu as Gaō (ep 3)
Jin Horikawa as Habaki (ep 3)
Jun'ya Miura as
Fist King (ep 12)
Soldier (ep 4)
Village Elder (ep 10)
Villager (ep 5)
Wild Thief (ep 11)
Junichi Suwabe as Ryūrō (ep 6)
Katsuhisa Houki as Ryūtei Amon (ep 4)
Katsunori Kobayashi as
King Soldier (ep 8)
Soldier (ep 3)
Villager (ep 5)
Kazuyuki Okitsu as
Gumai (ep 10)
Holy Emperor (eps 12-13)
Riron (ep 11)
Soldier (ep 3)
Subordinate (ep 9)
Villager (ep 1)
Keiji Fujiwara as Jūza (ep 8)
Kenji Nomura as Hakka (ep 11)
Kenji Takahashi as
Fist King (ep 9)
Holy Emperor (ep 12)
Jirai Group (ep 1)
King Soldier (ep 8)
Shogun (ep 3)
Kenta Miyake as Uighur
Kentarō Tone as
Gion Soldier (ep 2)
Jirai Group (ep 1)
Kishō Taniyama as Juda
Makoto Yasumura as Gihan (eps 6-7)
Manabu Yoshida as Soldier (ep 3)
Masaya Matsukaze as Souga
Masayuki Katou as Gaiya (ep 10)
Misaki Sekiyama as Shimoto's Mother (ep 11)
Nobuaki Kanemitsu as
Holy Emperor (ep 12)
Invasion Captain (ep 2)
Shishiō Igor (ep 8)
Villager (ep 1)
Nobuhiko Okamoto as Toki (young; ep 7)
Saori Seto as Martial Artist's Wife (ep 7)
Seirou Ogino as
Shogun (ep 3)
Thunder Emperor (ep 8)
Shintarō Asanuma as Jūza (young; ep 7)
Tadashi Miyazawa as Komaku (ep 9)
Takashi Oohara as
Club (ep 8)
Martial Artist (ep 7)
Riga (ep 10)
Soldier (eps 2-3)
Subordinate (ep 9)
Truce Bearer (ep 6)
Takayuki Kondō as Raoh (young; ep 7)
Tarô Yamaguchi as Tettei Jadam (ep 9)
Teruyuki Tanzawa as
Holy Emperor (ep 12)
Iron Emperor (ep 9)
Messenger (ep 8)
Shogun (ep 10)
Wild Thief (ep 11)
Tetsu Inada as Kiō Goram (ep 1)
Tohru Furusawa as Dagar (ep 9)
Tomoko Nakamura as Kozum's Granddaughter (ep 5)
Tomoyuki Shimura as Jirai (ep 1)
Toshihiko Seki as Souther
Tsutomu Densaka as
Soldier (ep 4)
Team Leader (ep 2)
Tsuyoshi Aoki as
Commander (ep 7)
Daru (ep 10)
Fist King (ep 12)
Gen'ō Salim (ep 9)
Holy Emperor (ep 13)
Jirai Group (ep 1)
Messenger (ep 8)
Shizume's Father (ep 11)
Soldier (eps 2, 4)
Villager (eps 5-6)
Yasuhiro Mamiya as Amon's brother (ep 4)
Yoshinobu Kanai as Kozum (ep 5)
Youkow Osada as Guard (ep 11)
Yukihiro Misono as
Chiō Gion
Old Man (ep 1)
Yuko Osada as Guard (ep 11)
Yuuka Nakatsukasa as Woman Guard (ep 2)

Japanese companies
Animation Production: Satelight
Broadcaster:
Tokyo MX (2008-10-03)
Aichi Television Broadcasting (2008-10-02)
TV Osaka (2008-10-07)
Editing Studio: Satelight
Key Animation:
AI (ep 3)
AIM Entertainment (eps 12-13)
Eagle Nest (ep 1)
Hanjin Animation (ep 12)
Jiwoo Animation (ep 6)
My Bell Animation (5 episodes
eps 1, 3, 5, 8, 10
)

WONWOO animation (eps 12-13)
Photography: Falcon, Inc.
Production Cooperation:
AIRIS (OP; ep 6)
Animation Planet (eps 4, 9)
Jiwoo Animation (OP)
Office Take Off (eps 2, 7, 11)
RUNEBOX (eps 1-13)
English staff
English cast
ADR Director: Steven Foster
Translation: Chris Pai
Executive producer:
Eiichi Takahashi
John Ledford

ADR Engineer: Christopher Bourque
BD Authoring: David Williams
DVD Authoring: Neal Barnes
Encoding: Michael Olesch
Media Coordinator: Janice Williams
Menu Design: Larry Koteff
Packaging Design: Larry Koteff
Production Assistant:
E.W. Rector, III
Kayla King
Production manager: Joey Goubeaud
Sound Design & Mix: Christopher Bourque
Subtitle Timing: Bryan Ingram
Andrew Love as Raoh

David Matranga as Souga
David Wald as Toki
Emily Neves as Reina
John Swasey as Ryuga

Blake Shepard as Juda
Chris Hutchison as Gaoh
Christopher Ayres as Elder (ep 1)
Corey Hartzog as
Gihan (eps 6-7)
Jirai's Gang Member (ep 1)
Kozum (ep 5)
Salim (ep 9)
Deke Anderson as Igor (ep 8)
George Manley as Jadam (ep 9)
George Rampolis as Villager (ep 1)
Greg Ayres as
Gion
Jirai's Gang Member (ep 1)
Komaku (ep 9)
Illich Guardiola as Thouzer
John Gremillion as Dagale
John Swasey as Jirai (ep 1)
Jovan Jackson as Goram
Justin Doran as Habaki
Kalob Martinez as Ryūrō
Leraldo Anzaldua as
Gaiya
Villager (ep 1)
Maggie Flecknoe as Isabella
Mark X Laskowski as
Hakka (ep 11)
Juza
Marty Fleck as Narrator
Rob Mungle as
Jiriai's Gang Member (ep 1)
Uighur
T. Posthlewaite as Villager (ep 1)
Todd Waite as Amon
English companies
ADR Production: Seraphim Digital
Distributor:
ADV Films (United States & Canada)
Section23 Films (United States & Canada; 2010)
Siren Visual (Australia & New Zealand)
DVD Production: Seraphim Digital
Internet Streaming:
Anime News Network
Crunchyroll (USA & Canada.; expired)
HIDIVE (Subtitled & Dubbed)
Hulu
The Anime Network
Licensed by: Sentai Filmworks
Subtitles: MX Media LLC
Translation: MX Media LLC
French staff
French cast
ADR Director: Jacques Albaret
Translation: Yukio Reuter
Pascal Casanova as Raoh

Fabien Jacquelin as Sôga
Francisco Gil as Ryûga
Isabelle Volpe as Sakuya
Julie André as Reina
Renaud Heine as Toki

Antoine Tome as Guigour
Bruno Moury as Souther
Eric Marchal as
Gaoh
Jadam
Jacques Albaret as Ryuken
Jean-Bernard Guillard as Narrateur
Jérome Keen as
Dagar
Habaki
Loïc Houdré as Goran
Nathalie Bienaime as Isabella
Olivier Angèle as
Ministre
Vieillard
Patrick Noerie as Komaku
Sam Salhi as Gaiya
French companies
Distributor: KAZÉ
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
(none)
Spanish companies
Internet Streaming: AnimeOnegai (Latin America)
Italian staff
Italian cast
Dubbing Director: Aldo Stella
Translation: Laura Giordano

Dialogues: Fiamma Molinari
Post Production: Giovanni Petronaci
Sound Engineer: Camillo Pellegrino
Italian companies
Broadcaster: Man-Ga (from 1 November 2010)
Distributor: Yamato Video
Dubbing: Raflesia srl
Portuguese staff
Portuguese companies
(none)
Internet Streaming: AnimeOnegai (Brazil)
Portuguese cast
(none)
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
(none)
Licensed by: Mighty Media Co., Ltd.
Chinese (Taiwan) cast
(none)

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