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The Weathering Continent (movie)

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©1992 Sei Takekawa / Kadokawa Shoten • Bandai Visual • Victor Entertainment.

Alternative title:
Kaze no Tairiku (Japanese)
Le continent du vent (French)
Разрушение континента (Russian)
風の大陸 (Japanese)
風之大陸 (Chinese (Taiwan))
Genres: adventure, fantasy
Themes: ghosts
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary: Living on a continent devastated by centuries of environmental calamities; Boice, Tieh, and Lakshi are travelers heading towards Haelle Kine where they hope to obtain water. After encountering a group of people who were recently murdered and a survivor who dies due to fatigue and starvation, they find themselves amid Azec Sistra, a city built for the dead. Legend says that no one has ever left this city alive.
User Ratings: 210 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 7 votes (sub:5, dub:2)
 Excellent: 13 votes (sub:11, dub:1, others:1
1 German subtitled
 Very good: 29 votes (sub:20, dub:9)
 Good: 61 votes (sub:31, dub:22, raw:4, others:4
2 Spanish subtitled
2 Russian dubbed
 Decent: 48 votes (sub:29, dub:18, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
 So-so: 25 votes (dub:16, sub:8, edit.dub:1)
 Not really good: 11 votes (dub:6, sub:5)
 Weak: 12 votes (dub:7, sub:3, ?:1, others:1
1 Portuguese subtitled
 Bad: 2 votes (dub:2)
 Awful: 1 vote (others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
 Worst ever: 1 vote (dub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 337 users, rank: #2784 (of 9599)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 6.400 (Decent+), std. dev.: 1.749, rank: #6076 (of 9726)
Weighted mean: 6.363 (Decent+), rank: #6118 (of 9726) (seen all: 6.40 / seen some: 2.54)
Bayesian estimate: 6.428 (Decent+), rank: #5470 (of 7375)
Running time: 54 minutes
Vintage: 1992-07-18
Premiere date:
1992-07-18 (Japan)
Release dates: We have 1
Opening Theme:
"Kaze no Tairiku (風の大陸)" by Yui Nishiwaki
Ending Theme:
"Kaze no Tairiku (風の大陸)" by Yui Nishiwaki
"Sabaku no Tabibito (砂漠の旅人)" by Michiru Oshima
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DVD (Region 1)
    The Weathering Continent (DVD) 2003-07-29 (from $15.99)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Kōichi Mashimo
Screenplay: Kōichi Mashimo
Original creator: Sei Takekawa
Original Character Design: Mutsumi Inomata
Character Design: Nobuteru Yuki
Art Director: Shūichi Hirata
Animation Director: Kazuchika Kise
Director of Photography: Akihiko Takahashi
Executive producer:
Haruki Kadokawa
Makoto Yamashina
Assistant Line Producer: Makoto Ibuki
Editing: Sachiko Miki
Finish Check: Takako Suzuki
Line Producer: Mitsuhisa Ishikawa
Music Director: Nari Kanbayashi
Photography Assistant:
Mayumi Yamazaki
Takashi Azuhata (Azuhata Production)
Tsuguo Ozawa
Production Desk: Hisaaki Sakabe
Production manager: Ryūji Mitsumoto
Publicity: Noriaki Ikeda
Sound Effects: Yasuyuki Konno
Special Effects: Masahiro Murakami
Theme Song Arrangement: Mitsuo Ogita
Theme Song Composition: Yui Nishiwaki
Theme Song Lyrics: Yui Nishiwaki
Theme Song Performance: Yui Nishiwaki
Minami Takayama as Lakushi Arun Arda
Toshihiko Seki as Aul Toba Tieh
Yūsaku Yara as Bois Magnus

Banjō Ginga as Gatten Rakumu
Hiroko Emori as Balney Lifas

Banjō Ginga as Gaten Rakum
Daisuke Gouri as Bandit sub-leader
Hirohiko Kakegawa as Mask Gate
Hiroko Emori as Baruni Rifas
Kazumi Tanaka as Guard
Masaharu Satō as Vassal
Masashi Hironaka as Arun Harad
Masato Hirano as Bandit A
Minami Takayama as Lakshi 
Toshihiko Seki as Tieh 
Yasuhiko Kawazu as Bandit B

Japanese companies
Animation: I.G Tatsunoko
Animation Production:
Production I.G (under the name I.G Tatsunoko)
Background Art: Bihou, Inc.
Distributor: Shochiku Inc.
Film Developing: Imagica
Photography: Studio Boston
Photography Assistance:
Azuhata Production
Publicity: Edit 90
Recording Studio: Toei Audio Visual Art Center
Sound Effects: Swara Pro
Soundtrack Production: Victor Entertainment
Titles: Maki Production
English cast
English staff
Co-Director: Michael Sinterniklaas
Executive producer: John Sirabella

Editing: Justin Kim
Graphic Design: Merideth Mulroney
Production manager: Scott Marchfeld
Production Supervision: Sean Molyneaux
Script Adaptation: Scott Parks
Special Thanks To: Steph Shannon
Translation Manager: Anna Yamamoto
Marc Diraison as Bois
Veronica Taylor as Lakushi

Megan Hollingshead as Balney Lifas
Mike Pollock as Deputy Commander
Wayne Grayson as Guards

Dan Green as Gaten Rakumu
Megan Hollingshead as Barani Riasu
Michael Pollock as Deputy Commander
Michael Sinterniklaas as Arun Harad
Sean Schemmel as Guard 2
Wayne Grayson as Guard
English companies
Broadcaster: Encore Action
Distributor: AnimeWorks
Licensed by: Media Blasters
Recording Facility: NYAV Post
Recording Studio: NYAV Post
French staff
French cast
Executive producer: Carlo Levy

Adaptation: Stéphane GUISSANT
Chargé de Production: Christophe Gouveia
Production: Philippe Christin
Voice Direction: Philippe Roullier
Bernard Fructus as
Bruno Magne as Boÿs
Claudine Grémy as
Arun Arda
Jean-Pierre Jacovella as
Pillard 2
Olivia Dutron as Lifas
Philippe Roullier as
Pillard 3
Taric Mehani as Tieh
French companies
Broadcaster: Gong (from 5 December 2009)
Distributor: Dybex
Dubbing: Chinkel
German staff
German cast
Jörg Hengstler as Bois
Viktor Neumann as Tieh

Julia Ziffer as Baruni Rifas

Debora Weigert as Lakshi (Arun Ard)
Karl Schulz as Deputy Commander
Oliver Feld as Arun Harad
Tilo Schmitz as Gaten Rakumu
German companies
OVA Films
Dutch staff
Dutch cast
Producteur Executif: Carlo Levy
Dutch companies
DVD Distribution: Dybex
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
Chinese (Taiwan) cast

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