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The Silver Guardian (TV)

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Alternative title:
Gin no Guardian (Japanese)
銀の墓守り<ガーディアン> (Japanese)
Plot Summary: Sui Gin may be poor, but he is one of the best online video game players. This identity however, is unknown to all except for Riku Lei, Sui Gin's classmate. She delivers a mysterious mobile device to Sui Gin but before being able to explain herself, Riku Lei is kidnapped and Sui Gin unwittingly finds himself wrapped up in series of problematic circumstances. Searching for a way to save her, he accidentally activates the device allowing him to dive into a new Virtual game-world.
User Ratings: 69 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: -
 Excellent: 5 votes (sub:3, dub:2)
 Very good: 11 votes (sub:6, dub:5)
 Good: 11 votes (sub:7, dub:4)
 Decent: 15 votes (sub:12, dub:3)
 So-so: 10 votes (sub:9, dub:1)
 Not really good: 5 votes (sub:4, dub:1)
 Weak: 7 votes (sub:7)
 Bad: 3 votes (dub:3)
 Awful: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Worst ever: 1 vote (dub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 127 users, rank: #4704 (of 9530)
Median rating: Decent
Arithmetic mean: 5.768 (Decent−), std. dev.: 2.0792, rank: #7784 (of 9641)
Weighted mean: 5.626 (Decent−), rank: #8078 (of 9641) (seen all: 5.90 / seen some: 6.00 / won't finish: 3.01)
Bayesian estimate: 5.938 (Decent), rank: #6491 (of 7239)
Number of episodes: 18
Episode titles: We have 12
Vintage: 2017-04-01
Opening Theme:
"Mamori Tsunagu (マモリツナグ)" by Rin Akatsuki
Ending Theme:
"The Game" by RiyO
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Blu-ray (Region A)
    The Silver Guardian - The Complete Series [Essentials] (Blu-ray) 2020-03-24 (from $59.00)
Blu-ray + DVD combo
    The Silver Guardian - The Complete Series (BD+DVD) 2018-12-04 (from $32.49)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Masahiko Ōkura
Series Composition:
Hidefumi Kimura
Masahiko Ōkura
Hidefumi Kimura (eps 1-2)
Koichi Chigira (eps 5-8)
Shuichi Kamiyama (eps 3-6, 9-10)
Shuuichi Kouyama (eps 3-6, 9-10)
Toshifumi Kawase (eps 11-12)
Masahiko Ōkura (ED; eps 1-2, 7-8)
Masao Ōkubo (OP)
Nobukage Kimura (eps 9-10)
Rokou Ogiwara (eps 11-12)
Shigeyasu Yamauchi (eps 3-4)
Toshiyuki Kubooka (eps 5-6)
Episode Director:
Hisaya Takabayashi (eps 3-4)
Ken Ando (eps 1-2)
Naoki Hishikawa (eps 5-6)
Noriyuki Nomata (eps 7-8)
Osamu Sekita (eps 9-10)
Rokou Ogiwara (eps 11-12)
Unit Director:
Masahiko Ōkura (ED)
Masao Ōkubo (OP)
Music: Minako Seki
Character Design: Yoshiaki Tsubata
Chief Animation Director:
Yasutoshi Niwa (eps 9-10)
Yoshiaki Tsubata
Animation Director:
Hikaru Suzuki (eps 7-8)
Je Hyeong Kim (eps 3-4)
Masami Nagata (eps 5-6)
Masao Ōkubo (eps 7-8)
Minori Homura (eps 7-8)
Naoki Aisaka (ep 10)
Natsuko Suzuki (ep 5)
Ryūta Ura (ep 7)
Satoru Nakaya (eps 1-2)
Shinichiro Minami (ep 9)
Toshiyuki Yoshioka (eps 11-12)
Yasutoshi Niwa (eps 1-4)
Yasuyuki Noda (OP)
Yoshiaki Tsubata (ED)
Sound Director: Hajime Takakuwa

2nd Key Animation:
Atori Ozawa (eps 9-10)
Hiroki Kishi (eps 11-12)
Mariko Goto (eps 11-12)
Ryota Michishita (6 episodes
eps 1-2, 7-8, 11-12

Ryūta Ura (eps 11-12)
Shiori Araki (eps 1-4)
Touta Mizogami (6 episodes
eps 1-2, 7-8, 11-12

Yasutoshi Niwa (eps 11-12)
Yūki Yamamoto (eps 1-2)
3D Assistance: Takayuki Yoshikawa (Emon CGI; eps 1-2)
Assistant Animation Director: Keiya Nakano (ep 1)
Background Art:
Ami Takasusuki (Atelier Musa; eps 1-6, 9-10)
Chiemi Hosoyama (eps 1-2)
Eri Kumidake (Atelier Musa; eps 1-8, 11-12)
Keigo Yanagida (Atelier Musa; eps 1-10)
Mai Hamako (Atelier Musa; eps 1-2, 5-12)
Masami Ohta (Atelier Musa; eps 1-12)
Saori Kobayashi (Atelier Musa; eps 3-4)
Shizuko Kojima (Atelier Musa; eps 9-10)
Teruko Takekoshi (Atelier Musa; eps 3-4)
Yeung Sul Park (eps 1-12)
Yoshimi Mineda (Atelier Musa; eps 1-12)
Chief Assistant Animation Director: Yasutoshi Niwa (eps 5-8)
Color Coordination:
Kazuya Otani (eps 9-10)
Saori Murakoshi (eps 1-2, 7-8)
Shiori Shōji (eps 11-12)
Tomoko Kohioki (eps 3-4)
Yuki Akimoto (OP)
Yukiko Ario (eps 5-6)
Color Key: Kunio Tsujita
In-Between Check:
Hiroyuki Satō (OP,ED; eps 1-2, 7-8)
Nosuzu Yasumoto (eps 3-4, 11-12)
Osamu Nakatani (TMS Photo T.D.F.)
Ryōta Morikawa (TMS Photo T.D.F.)
Takenari Kubo (TMS Photo T.D.F.)
Yuki Takahashi (TMS Photo T.D.F.)
Production Advancement:
Aki Takahashi (eps 11-12)
Ichiko Arai (eps 1-2)
Susumu Yamamoto (OP,ED)
Tomoya Yamada (Jūmonji; eps 3-4)
Tsutomu Kojima (eps 3-4)
Wataru Hirukawa (eps 5-6)
Theme Song Performance:
Rin Akatsuki (OP)
RiyO (ED)
Jun Fukuyama as Riku Sui Gin
Yuka Saitō as Riku Lei

Ami Koshimizu as Twin Star
Atsuki Tani as Temujin
Daisuke Hirakawa as Eeyuu
Daisuke Namikawa as Wild Wolf
Nana Mizuki as Phoebe
Nozomi Nishida as Farin
Sara Matsumoto as Wanchoi
Takayuki Sugo as Riku Yuuki
Yuka Saitō as Collector
Yuko Goto as Koshiriko
Yuuto Suzuki as Ran Shou

Ayumi Mano as
Guide Voice (ep 4)
Official Voice (ep 6)
Schoolgirl B (ep 3)
Woman B (ep 5)
Azumi Asakura as Shostia
Eiji Takeuchi as
Man (ep 3)
Master (ep 4)
Hiroo Sasaki as Mammoth Viking
Katsumi Fukuhara as
Man A (eps 5-6, 9-10)
Monster Collector (ep 4)
Player 1 (ep 3)
Player A (ep 2)
Staff (ep 11)
Zombie 2 (ep 1)
Kiyohito Yoshikai as Shirikon
Kōsuke Toriumi as Bashida
Kousei Hirota as Laolong
Megumi Han as Takeshi (eps 11-12)
Risa Kayama as
Female Student A (ep 1)
Player C (ep 2)
Rittrete (ep 10)
Schoolgirl A (ep 3)
Secretary (ep 4)
Sara Matsumoto as
Personnel A (ep 5)
Suigin (young)
Veila (ep 10)
Seria Fukagawa as
Couple A (ep 2)
Female A (ep 9)
Female Student C (ep 1)
Sofia (ep 10)
Woman A (ep 5)
Shouko Yuzuki as
Female Student B (ep 1)
Girlfriend A (ep 9)
Personnel B (ep 5)
Sōnosuke Hattori as
Couple B (ep 2)
Man B (eps 9-10)
Official Announcement (ep 4)
Player 3 (ep 3)
Surrounder C (ep 1)
Takuya Suzuki as
Communication Voice (ep 4)
Driver (ep 3)
Player B (ep 2)
Zombie 3 (ep 1)
Tetsuo Kanao as Haku (ep 11)
Tōru Nara as Ruolong
Yuuki Sanpei as
Elder (ep 2)
Zombie 1 (ep 1)
Yuuto Suzuki as
Man B (ep 6)
Man E (ep 10)
Japanese companies
2nd Key Animation:
CL Corporation (8 episodes
eps 1-4, 7-8, 11-12

M.S.J Musashino Production (eps 3-4, 9-10)
Studio Kuma (eps 7-8)
Toei Animation Philippines (eps 3-4)
Animation Production: Emon Animation Company
Background Art: Atelier Musa (eps 1-12)
Digital Paint:
CL Corporation (6 episodes
eps 1-2, 7-8, 11-12

M.S.J Musashino Production (eps 3-4, 9-10)
Studio Kuma (eps 7-8)
In-Between Animation:
CL Corporation (6 episodes
eps 1-2, 7-8, 11-12

M.S.J Musashino Production (eps 3-4, 9-10)
Studio Kuma (eps 7-8)
Photography: TMS Photo (eps 1-12)
Photography Assistance: CL Corporation (eps 1-12)
Production Assistance: Maruga Factory (eps 9-10)
English cast
English staff
ADR Director: Jad Saxton
Script: Josh Grelle
Translation: Michelle Tymon (Crunchyroll)

ADR Engineer: Deryk Elkins
ADR Prep: Jennifer Alyx
Mix Engineer: Neal Malley
Kyle Phillips as Suigin

Apphia Yu as Koshiriko
Daman Mills as Silicon
David Wald as Temujin
Elizabeth Maxwell as Pheobe
Ian Sinclair as Ling
Jad Saxton as Wanchoi
Jason Liebrecht as Ranshou
Jeff Johnson as Kitakaze
John Swasey as Riku Yuuki
Josh Grelle as Wild Wolf
Monica Rial as
Twin Star
Morgan Garrett as Elle
Sara Ragsdale as Maki

Aaron Roberts as Bashida
Amanda Gish as Game Announcer 2
Amber Lee Connors as The Collector
Blake Shepard as Master (ep 4)
Bradley Campbell as Haku (ep 11)
Brittany Lauda as Graveyard Girl
Bryan Massey as Along
Bryn Apprill as Female Player 9A
Caitlin Glass as Mikan (ep 11)
Chris Rager as Mammoth King
Heather Walker as Female Player 9B
Ian Moore as Thug 1
Jad Saxton as Baby Takeshi (ep 11)
Jason Douglas as Thug 2
Jeannie Tirado as Sophia (ep 10)
Justin Duncan as Male Player 9B
Justin Pate as Takeshi (eps 11-12)
Matt Shipman as Graveyard Boy
Megan Shipman as Ritrette (ep 10)
Natalie Hoover as Shostia
Parker Gray as Male Player 9A
Ryan Reynolds as Suigin (young; ep 2)
Sarah Wiedenheft as Veila (ep 10)
Shawn Gann as Game Announcer 1
Stephen Sanders as Ruolong
Tia Ballard as Rei (young; ep 2)

English companies
Internet Streaming:
AnimeLab (Australia and New Zealand)
Crunchyroll (sub)
FUNimation Entertainment (simuldub)
Wakanim (Nordic countries and the Netherlands, English dub)
Spanish staff
Spanish companies
Internet Streaming: Crunchyroll (Latin America and Spain)
Spanish cast
Portuguese staff
Portuguese companies
Internet Streaming: Crunchyroll (Brazil and Portugal)
Portuguese cast
Chinese (PRC) staff
Chinese (PRC) companies
Internet Streaming: bilibili
Chinese (PRC) cast

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