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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: 51 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Excellent: 3 votes (sub:3)
 Very good: 6 votes (sub:4, dub:2)
 Good: 12 votes (dub:7, sub:5)
 Decent: 13 votes (sub:6, dub:4, raw:1, edit.dub:1, ?: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 124 users, rank: #4465 (of 9024)
Median rating: Decent
Arithmetic mean: 5.961 (Decent), std. dev.: 1.9996, rank: #6948 (of 9130)
Weighted mean: 5.960 (Decent), rank: #6923 (of 9130) (seen all: 6.48 / seen some: 5.37 / won't finish: 2.00)
Bayesian estimate: 6.271 (Decent+), rank: #5503 (of 6870)
Running time: half hour per episode
Number of episodes: 26
Episode titles: We have 29
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
This series was suspended in November 1997 and restarted on October 21st 1998.
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 $8.64)
    Hakugei: Legend of the Moby Dick - Across the Galaxy (DVD 2) 2006-01-31 (from $9.09)
    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 $8.99)
    Hakugei: Legend of the Moby Dick - Death and Rebirth (DVD 5) 2006-06-06
    Hakugei: Legend of the Moby Dick - The Final Countdown (DVD 6) 2006-07-18 (from $23.98)
    Hakugei: Legend of the Moby Dick - Collection (DVD 1-6) 2008-08-19

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Osamu Dezaki
Screenplay: Koji Ueda
Storyboard: Osamu Dezaki (all)
Episode Director: Tsuyoshi Yoshimoto
Character Design: Hirotoshi Takaya
Chief Animation Director: Masaki Satō (eps 8-18)
Animation Director:
Akio Sugino (eps 22, 24)
Hironobu Saitō (eps 14 ,and more)
Masaki Satō (ep 2)
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
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 Ohtsuka as Ahab

Emi Shinohara as Seira
Hiromi Tsuru as Ohara
Katsuhisa Houki 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
Yuji Mikimoto as White whale (Moby Dick)
Yuko Mizutani as Lucky Luck

Japanese companies
English staff
English cast
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
Braden Hunt as Shiro Tokisada
Chris Ayres as Murato
Chris Patton as Academias (Aca)
Christine Auten as Sara
David Born as Doc Christiansen
George Manley as Barba
Greg Ayres as Murato (young)
Illich Guardiola as Mutz Gunryu
James Faulkner as The Moby Dick
Jessica Boone as Marie
Joanne Bonasso as Miki
John Gremillion as Speed King
Kira Vincent-Davis as Lucky Luck
Luci Christian as Lisa
Monica Rial as
The Singer
Nancy Novotny as Murato's Mother
Rick Burford as General Ho
Rob Mungle as Cook
Vic Mignogna as Dew

English companies
ADR Recording: ADV Studios
Broadcaster: The Anime Network
DVD Production: ADV Studios
Internet Streaming:
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 cast
Tagalog staff

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

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