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Hakugei: Legend of the Moby Dick (TV)

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Alternative title:
Hakugei Densetsu (Japanese)
Legend of Moby Dick
Legend of the White Whale
الأشاوس (Arabic)
白鯨伝説 (Japanese)
Objectionable content: Mild
Plot Summary: In 4699, spaceships drifting in space go by the name of whales. Ahab Whale Hunting Company is a whale-hunting company led by a prominent whale hunter Ahab. One day, a child named Lucky comes to Ahab, asking him to rescue Mohd, his home planet in danger. Ahab sets off to the planet to battle against "Moby Dick", the spaceship armed with planet-annihilating artilleries also known as"White Devil". Actually Moby Dick is Ahab's old enemy with deprived him of his leg and eye.
User Ratings: 53 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 2 votes (sub:2)
 Excellent: 4 votes (sub:4)
 Very good: 6 votes (sub:4, dub:2)
 Good: 12 votes (dub:7, sub:5)
 Decent: 13 votes (sub:6, dub:4, edit.dub:1, ?:1, raw:1)
 So-so: 5 votes (dub:3, sub:2)
 Not really good: 4 votes (dub:2, sub:1, others:1
1 Arabic dubbed
)
 Weak: 4 votes (dub:3, sub:1)
 Bad: 2 votes (sub:1, dub:1)
 Awful: -
 Worst ever: 1 vote (sub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 127 users, rank: #4702 (of 9525)
Median rating: Decent
Arithmetic mean: 6.094 (Decent), std. dev.: 2.0765, rank: #6915 (of 9641)
Weighted mean: 6.084 (Decent), rank: #6893 (of 9641) (seen all: 6.66 / seen some: 5.37 / won't finish: 2.00)
Bayesian estimate: 6.375 (Decent+), rank: #5572 (of 7237)
Running time: half hour per episode
Number of episodes: 26
Episode titles: We have 29
Vintage:
1997-04-02 to 1999-05-12
2008 (Middle East - Spacepower Broadcast)
Opening Theme:
"kaze to yuku (Going with the Wind)" by Ochiai Hirohito
Ending Theme:
"yakusoku (Promise)" by Kudo Shigeko
Comment:
This series was suspended in November 1997 and restarted on October 21st 1998.
Review:
Hakugei DVD 1 (Nov 21, 2005)
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DVD (Region 1)
    Hakugei: Legend of the Moby Dick - Ahab Awaits (DVD 1) 2005-11-29 (from $7.18)
    Hakugei: Legend of the Moby Dick - Across the Galaxy (DVD 2) 2006-01-31 (from $9.48)
    Hakugei: Legend of the Moby Dick - The Moad Trail (DVD 3) 2006-03-14 (from $11.99)
    Hakugei: Legend of the Moby Dick - Hearts of Steel (DVD 4) 2006-04-25 (from $9.94)
    Hakugei: Legend of the Moby Dick - Death and Rebirth (DVD 5) 2006-06-06 (from $2000.00)
    Hakugei: Legend of the Moby Dick - The Final Countdown (DVD 6) 2006-07-18 (from $8.00)
    Hakugei: Legend of the Moby Dick - Collection (DVD 1-6) 2008-08-19

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Osamu Dezaki
Screenplay:
Eto Mori (ep 3)
Katsuhiko Koide (eps 1, 15)
Koji Ueda (5 episodes
eps 2, 10-12, 17
)

Osamu Dezaki (eps 3-9, 12-26)
Storyboard: Osamu Dezaki (all)
Episode Director:
Eiji Yamanaka (eps 5, 10, 17)
Fumihiro Yoshimura (eps 21, 25)
Hiroshi Matsuzono (6 episodes
eps 1, 3, 19, 22, 24, 26
)

Masaaki Kumagai (eps 7, 11, 16)
Osamu Dezaki (ep 24)
Osamu Sekita (5 episodes
eps 6, 9, 12, 15, 18
)

Saburo Hashimoto (ep 8)
Satoshi Kuwabara (eps 20, 23)
Takeyuki Sadohara (eps 14, 17)
Toru Shimose (eps 10, 13)
Tsuyoshi Yoshimoto (eps 2, 4)
Yoshinori Odaka (ep 11)
Music:
Hirotaka Izumi
Masahiro Ando (eps 1-2)
Character Design: Hirotoshi Takaya
Art Director: Jirō Kōno
Chief Animation Director: Masaki Satō (eps 8-18)
Animation Director:
Akemi Hosono (eps 7, 11, 14)
Akihiro Taniguchi (eps 8, 12, 15)
Akio Sugino (eps 22, 24)
Hironobu Saitō (eps 14 ,and more; eps 7, 11, 14)
Hiroshi Kugimiya (ep 20)
Hiroshi Uchida (ep 23)
Hirotoshi Takaya (eps 16, 18, 26)
Koichi Hatsumi (eps 8, 12, 15)
Mariko Aoki (ep 19)
Masaki Satō (ep 2)
Masayoshi Nishida (ep 25)
Shigeki Awai (eps 6, 9)
Shinji Seya (ep 20)
Shinsuke Terasawa (eps 4, 8)
Tatsufumi Itō (ep 1)
Toshiyuki Komaru (4 episodes
eps 5, 8, 13, 17
)

Tsutomu Suzuki (ep 20)
Yasutoshi Niwa (eps 13, 17)
Yūki Iwai (5 episodes
eps 3, 9-10, 16, 18
)

Mechanical design: Tsutomu Suzuki
Director of Photography:
Hajime Noguchi (eps 19-26)
Hirokata Takahashi (eps 1-6, 19-26)
Hisao Shirai (eps 7-18)
Producer:
Minoru Kubota (eps 19-26)
Sumio Udagawa (eps 19-26)
Tetsuo Katayama (eps 1-18)
Tsuneyuki Morishima (eps 1-18)

Assistant producer:
Hiroshi Toida
Yasuhisa Kazama
Color Layout: Kayoko Nishi
Editing: Seiji Morita
Key Animation:
Ai Nishizaki (ep 26)
Akihiro Kanayama (ep 1)
Akihiro Taniguchi (eps 5, 19)
Akiko Nishio (ep 5)
Akiko Tanada (5 episodes
eps 6, 18, 20, 25-26
)

Atsuya Miura (eps 22, 24, 26)
Eiichi Kuboyama (eps 6, 11, 14)
Eiji Abiko (ep 15)
Fumitoshi Oizaki (ep 23)
Hideki Araki (ep 3)
Hiromi Ono (eps 7, 10)
Hiroshi Kugimiya (eps 20, 22, 26)
Hiroshi Uchida (ep 20)
Hiroshige Amakasu (ep 22)
Hiroyoshi Iida (ep 24)
Hiroyuki Uchida (ep 16)
Hisatoshi Motoki (eps 8, 12, 16)
Junichi Kigawa (eps 20-26 even)
Junichi Yokoyama (eps 16, 18, 23)
Junji Kobayashi (ep 22)
Junko Funatsuka (eps 6, 9-10, 13)
Kazuhiko Shibuya (ep 4)
Kazumi Shimazaki (eps 9, 13)
Kazunori Ōta (ep 4)
Keiichi Ichikawa (ep 24)
Keiko Tateishi (eps 19, 22-23)
Kenichi Shimizu (ep 24)
Koichi Hatsumi (eps 5, 19)
Kōji Kataoka (ep 24)
Kōji Katō (ep 23)
Konomi Sakurai (ep 3)
Mariko Aoki (5 episodes
eps 8, 14, 18, 24, 26
)

Masafumi Yamamoto (6 episodes
eps 2, 5-6, 9, 12, 14
)

Masahiro Furihata (5 episodes
eps 1, 7, 9-10, 17
)

Masakazu Higuchi (ep 2)
Masaki Yoshimura (eps 22, 24, 26)
Masaru Kimura (ep 15)
Masayoshi Nishida (4 episodes
eps 20, 22, 25-26
)

Michiko Noda (ep 25)
Mieko Hosoi (eps 19, 22)
Minoru Kibata (ep 2)
Minoru Yamazawa (ep 16)
Miyuki Katayama (4 episodes
eps 19, 22, 24, 26
)

Motoki Yagi (eps 16, 18, 23)
Nao Tajima (ep 12)
Noriko Shibata (ep 4)
Riwako Matsui (ep 23)
Saburo Takada (ep 13)
Satoshi Ishikawa (eps 19, 22)
Sen Shimizu (eps 22, 24)
Shigemi Aoyagi (eps 22, 24)
Shigeo Akahori (ep 1)
Shinji Seya (eps 20, 24, 26)
Shinji Takeuchi (eps 15, 23)
Sonomi Aramaki (ep 14)
Sumiko Matsumoto (6 episodes
eps 9, 11, 13-15, 17
)

Tadashi Sakazaki (ep 23)
Tadayoshi Okimura (ep 26)
Takeshi Yamazaki (ep 26)
Tetsurō Karai (ep 6)
Tomomi Shimazaki (5 episodes
eps 5, 7, 10-11, 15
)

Toshiaki Miki (eps 7, 10, 17)
Toshiyuki Kanno (6 episodes
eps 4, 8, 11, 13, 15, 19
)

Toshiyuki Komaru (ep 19)
Tsutomu Suzuki (ep 24)
Yasukazu Shōji (eps 19, 22)
Yasutoshi Niwa (eps 11, 19)
Yōko Nagashima (ep 23)
Yoshiharu Shimizu (eps 5, 24)
Yoshinobu Ando (ep 12)
Yoshitaka Katō (eps 19, 23)
Yoshitaka Koyama (eps 4, 8, 23)
Yoshitaka Sato (5 episodes
eps 4, 7, 9-10, 17
)

Yuichi Nakazawa (ep 23)
Yūji Yanase (ep 12)
Yukiyoshi Hane (ep 2)
Yutaka Kawasuji (ep 3)
Music & Arrangement: Masahiro Ando
Music producer: Mikio Aoki
Production manager: Takefumi Watanabe
Recording Technique: Shōji Hata
Sound Effects: Yukiyoshi Itokawa
Theme Song Lyrics: Kanata Asamizu
Theme Song Performance: Eiko Kudou
Akio Ōtsuka as Ahab

Emi Shinohara as Seira
Hiromi Tsuru as Ohara
Katsuhisa Hōki as Cook
Kiyoshi Kobayashi as Coba Galthia
Kiyoyuki Yanada as Muttsu
Mika Iida as Mika
Naoya Uchida as Speed King
Rei Sakuma as Lisa
Shiho Niiyama as Atore
Takuma Suzuki as Academius
Tesshō Genda as Murato
Yoshito Yasuhara as White Hat
Yū Mizushima as General Ho
Yūji Mikimoto as White whale (Moby Dick)
Yūko Mizutani as Lucky Luck

Japanese companies
English cast
English staff
ADR Director: Scott McClennen
Translation: Aimi Tokutake
Executive producer:
Joey Goubeaud (Complete Collection)
John Ledford
Mark Williams
Producer: Scott McClennen

Creative Director:
David Del Rio (Vol. 1-6)
Fumiko Chino (Vol. 6)
DVD Menu Design: Russell Etchen
International Coordination: Toru Iwakami
Mixing: Matt Wittmeyer
Packaging & DVD Graphics: Russell Etchen
Packaging Design: Hiroko Fukumori (Complete Collection)
Post-Production Manager: Shelly Thomas
Production manager: Joey Goubeaud
Senior Translator: Sarah Alys Lindholm
Sound Design: Matt Wittmeyer
John Swasey as Ahab

Andrew Love as White Hat
Andy McAvin as Chief Engineer (ep 8)
Blake Shepard as Shiro Tokisada (eps 12-26)
Braden Hunt as Shiro Tokisada (eps 5, 10)
Brittney Karbowski as
Child (eps 10, 24)
Female Assistant Officer (eps 23, 25)
Chris Ayres as Murato
Chris Patton as Academias (Aca)
Christine Auten as Sara
Clint Bickham as Kiyoshi
David Born as Doc Christiansen
George Manley as Barba
Greg Ayres as
Bang Kids (ep 4)
Hot Rodder (ep 3)
Murato (young)
H.K. Kahng as Hot Rodder (ep 3)
Illich Guardiola as Mutz Gunryu
James Faulkner as The Moby Dick
Jessica Boone as Marie
Joanne Bonasso as Miki
John Gremillion as Speed King
Jovan Jackson as
Hot Rodder (ep 3)
Robins (4 episodes
eps 20, 22-23, 25
)
Kaytha Coker as
Lady Whisker (eps 13, 26)
Ohara
Woman on Haunted Ship (ep 7)
Kira Vincent-Davis as Lucky Luck
Luci Christian as Lisa
Marty Fleck as Old Koba (ep 13)
Matt Culpepper as Jackie (4 episodes
eps 20, 22-23, 25
)
Mike MacRae as
Gang Leader (ep 8)
New President (eps 23-25)
Mike Vance as President (ep 20)
Monica Rial as
Commercial Girl (ep 13)
Lucey
The Singer
Nancy Novotny as Murato's Mother
Quentin Haag as Male Assistant Officer (ep 23)
Rick Burford as General Ho
Rick Piersall as Arms Dealer (eps 1, 6)
Rob Mungle as Cook
Vic Mignogna as Dew

English companies
ADR Recording: ADV Studios
Broadcaster: The Anime Network
DVD Production: ADV Studios
Internet Streaming:
RetroCrush
Viki
Licensed by:
ADV Films (Expired)
Arabic staff
Arabic cast
Translation: Nawwar Al-Himsi

Composed & Arranged: Maher Ghalayini
Mixage: Nadim Sulaiman
Montage: Samer Abu Hamad
OP Theme Song Performance:
Ali Khalqi
Rasha Rizk
Production manager: Radwan Hijazi
Sound: Ehab Haddaki
Supervision: Louis Abu Asali‎‏
Theme Recording: Samer Abu Asali
Theme Song Lyrics: Shafik Bitar
Arabic companies
Broadcaster: Space Power
Distributor: cartoon star
Dubbing Studio:
Al Zahra Centre - VENUS (Syria)
Production: cartoon star
Tagalog staff
Tagalog cast
(none)

Mitchiko Azarcon-Tiongson as
Atre
Mika
Ohara
Sara
Rowena Raganit as Lucky Luck
Tagalog companies
Broadcaster: QTV Channel 11 (October 01, 2006)

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