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Darkside Blues (movie)

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Alternative title:
Блюз тёмной стороны (Russian)
Темный мститель Дарксайд (Russian)
ダークサイド・ブルース (Japanese)
Objectionable content: Intense
Plot Summary: The Persona Century Corporation has purchased nearly every parcel of land on earth. Dissension is not tolerated within the corporation's borders and those who oppose Persona are dealt with swiftly. Of those few places not yet under Persona's control is the free town of Kabuki-cho, also known as "The Dark Side of Tokyo". Within the town, under the leadership of a woman named Mai, is a small resistance group called Messiah. Into this world steps a man who takes the sobriquet of Kabuki-cho: Darkside. Sealed up in another dimension eighteen years ago by Persona Century, Darkside now returns to aid Messiah using his unique mystic power of renewal.
User Ratings: 333 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 4 votes (dub:2, sub:2)
 Excellent: 11 votes (dub:6, sub:4, others:1
1 Russian subtitled
 Very good: 27 votes (sub:16, dub:9, ?:1, others:1
1 Russian subtitled
 Good: 72 votes (sub:36, dub:32, raw:1, others:3
1 Spanish dubbed
1 German subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
 Decent: 67 votes (sub:34, dub:29, others:4
1 Spanish subtitled
1 French dubbed
1 French subtitled
1 Russian dubbed
 So-so: 57 votes (sub:29, dub:27, others:1
1 German subtitled
 Not really good: 39 votes (sub:23, dub:15, others:1
1 Italian dubbed
 Weak: 31 votes (sub:21, dub:9, ?:1)
 Bad: 12 votes (dub:9, sub:2, ?:1)
 Awful: 8 votes (sub:6, dub:2)
 Worst ever: 5 votes (sub:3, dub:2)
Seen in part or in whole by 657 users, rank: #1732 (of 9406)
Median rating: Decent
Arithmetic mean: 5.487 (So-so+), std. dev.: 1.9904, rank: #8183 (of 9514)
Weighted mean: 5.455 (So-so+), rank: #8234 (of 9514) (seen all: 5.47 / seen some: 4.79 / won't finish: 6.00)
Bayesian estimate: 5.537 (Decent−), rank: #6822 (of 7150)
Vintage: 1994-10-08
Premiere date:
1994-10-08 (Japan)
Release dates: We have 1
Ending Theme:
"Paradise Lost" by Natsuki Sakan
Darkside Blues DVD (Sep 25, 2009)
Darkside Blues (Jan 1, 1970)
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DVD (Region 1)
    Darkside Blues (DVD) 1999-10-26 (from $46.30)
    Darkside Blues (DVD) 2003-01-28 (from $3.99)
    Darkside Blues - The Complete Collection (DVD) 2009-08-18 (from $36.00)
    Dynamite Dozen - 12-Pack (DVD) 2004-12-21 (from $239.98)
    Must Have Anime Mainstream DVD 4-Pack (DVD) 2001-04-17

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Nobuyasu Furukawa
Script: Mayori Sekijima
Storyboard: Yoriyasu Kogawa
Unit Director: Takahiro Okao
Music: Kazz Toyama
Character Design: Hiroshi Hamasaki
Art Director: Chisato Sunagawa
Mechanical design: Shinya Takahashi
Sound Director: Fusanobu Fujiyama
Director of Photography: Akihiko Takahashi
In-Between Animation: Hirofumi Masuda
Music Director: Shin Shibata
Music producer:
Junji Fujita
Tatsuo Oba
Production Desk: Takashi Yokoi
Production manager: Mitsuo Yagi
Recording Adjustment: Nobuhira Hirano
Sound Effects: Toru Noguchi
Special Effects: Gō Abe
Akio Ōtsuka as Kenzou
Hideyuki Hori as Gren
Masako Katsuki as Tamaki
Maya Okamoto as Selia
Natsuki Sakan as Darkside
Nozomu Sasaki as Katari
Shinichiro Miki as Chris
Yasunori Matsumoto as Tatsuya
Japanese companies
English cast
English staff
ADR Director: Allan Gus
Executive producer:
Eiichi Takahashi (ADV Re-release)
John Ledford (ADV Re-release)
John O'Donnell
Dubbing Coordination: Karel Havle
Dubbing Manager: Christopher Sippel
DVD Authoring: Neal Barnes (ADV Re-release)
DVD Menu Design: Larry Koteff (ADV Re-release)
Engineer: Cecil Hooker
Media Coordinator: Janice Williams (ADV Re-release)
Packaging Design: Larry Koteff (ADV Re-release)
Production manager: Joey Goubeaud (ADV Re-release)
Quality Control: Brian Mah
Subtitle Formatting: Dwayne Jones (ADV Re-release)
Jay Snyder as Enji
John Avner as
Kathleen Kern as Selia
Matthew Harrington as Darkside
Peter Patrikios as Tatsuya
Rachael Lillis as
Old Woman
Scott Cargle as Kenzo
Stacia Crawford as Tamaki Hazuki
English companies
Audio Post Production: Matlin Recording, Inc.
ADV Films (2009)
U.S. Manga Corps
DVD Production: Amusement Park Media (ADV Re-release)
Licensed by:
ADV Films (2009; Expired)
Central Park Media (Expired)
Post Production Facility: Fuzion Creative Post
Subtitles: Captions, Inc.
Translation: Studio Nemo
French staff
French companies
Distributor: AK Video
French cast
Italian staff
Italian cast
Dubbing Director: Silvana Fantini
Italian companies
German staff
German companies
OVA Films
German cast
Russian staff
Russian companies
Distributor: MC Entertainment
Russian cast
Swedish staff
Swedish companies
Distributor: Sandrew Metronome
Swedish cast

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