Inuyasha the Movie 2: The Castle Beyond the Looking Glass

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© 2002 Rumiko Takahashi / Shogakukan, YTV, Sunrise, ShoPro, NTV, Toho, Yomiuri-TV Enterprise


[ sequel of Inuyasha the Movie: Affections Touching Across Time ]

Related anime:
    InuYasha the Movie 3: Swords of an Honorable Ruler (sequel)
      Inuyasha the Movie 4: Fire on the Mystic Island (sequel)

Alternative title:
InuYasha The Movie 2: Il Castello al di là dello Specchio (Italian)
InuYasha: El castillo de sueños en el espejo (Spanish)
InuYasha: Kagami no Naka no Mugenjo (Japanese)
InuYasha: La Película 2 - El Castillo de los Sueños en el Interior del Espejo (Spanish)
犬夜叉 鏡の中の夢幻城 (Japanese)
犬夜叉 鏡中的夢幻城 (Chinese (Taiwan))
Genres: adventure, drama, fantasy
Themes: demons, time travel
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary: Inuyasha and company have finally destroyed Naraku. And each start to go in their separate ways. Sango going to find her younger brother Kohaku; Miroku back to his old home; Inuyasha, Kagome and Shippou go to gather the rest of the Shikon shards. Unfortunately this peace is not to last. Shortly afterwards the full moon rises, and just keeps rising each night bringing with it the promise of danger. Kagura and Kanna go in search of a mirror, where locked inside is the ruler of the eternal night, Kaguya. To set her free they must gather five items and drop them into the five lakes of Fuji. Setting her free means the worst danger for Inuyasha and the others. Who are forced to face this new threat.
User Ratings: 2073 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 184 votes (dub:89, sub:85, edit.dub:4, raw:3, others:3
2 Portuguese subtitled
1 Italian subtitled
)
 Excellent: 415 votes (sub:209, dub:187, raw:5, ?:3, edit.dub:2, others:9
4 Spanish subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
1 Indonesian dubbed
1 Spanish dubbed
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 Italian dubbed
)
 Very good: 481 votes (sub:233, dub:225, edit.dub:7, ?:5, raw:2, others:9
3 Spanish subtitled
2 Italian subtitled
2 Italian dubbed
1 German dubbed
1 Dutch subtitled
)
 Good: 533 votes (sub:271, dub:247, edit.dub:4, raw:2, ?:1, others:8
4 Spanish subtitled
1 Spanish dubbed
1 Catalan dubbed
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 Korean subtitled
)
 Decent: 263 votes (dub:132, sub:117, edit.dub:6, raw:4, ?:3, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
)
 So-so: 101 votes (sub:57, dub:43, edit.dub:1)
 Not really good: 40 votes (dub:20, sub:18, raw:1, edit.dub:1)
 Weak: 31 votes (dub:19, sub:12)
 Bad: 15 votes (dub:9, sub:6)
 Awful: 7 votes (dub:5, sub:2)
 Worst ever: 3 votes (dub:1, ?:1, sub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 4803 users, rank: #148 (of 5989)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 7.490 (Good+), std. dev.: 1.643, rank: #1262 (of 5983)
Weighted mean: 7.370 (Good+), rank: #1334 (of 5983) (seen all: 7.38 / seen some: 6.65 / won't finish: 3.57)
Bayesian estimate: 7.371 (Good+), rank: #1125 (of 4520)
Running time: 100 minutes
Vintage:
2002-12-21
2005-05-11 (Italy DVD)
2005-08-26 (Canada YTV)
2005-08-27 (U.S. TV Broadcast [AdultSwim])
2006-04-03 (german-DVD)
2008-11-01 (Singapore, Okto)
Premiere date:
2002-12-21 (Japan)
Release dates: We have 3
Ending Theme:
"Ai no Uta (Song of Love)" by Every Little Thing
"Yura Yura" by Every Little Thing
Insert song:
"Ai no Uta" by Every Little Thing
Links: We have 2
Trivia: We have 2
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Blu-Ray (Region A)
    InuYasha the Movie - The Complete Collection (Blu-Ray) 2013-03-26 (from $20.16)
DVD (Region 1)
    Inu Yasha Movie 2 (DVD) 2004-12-28 (from $4.94)
    InuYasha the Movie - The Complete Box Set (DVD) 2007-09-04 (from $18.99)
    InuYasha the Movie - The Complete Box Set [Deluxe Edition] (DVD) 2007-10-23 (from $29.99)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Toshiya Shinohara
Music: Kaoru Wada
Original creator: Rumiko Takahashi
Art Director: Tsutomu Ishigaki
Chief Animation Director: Hideyuki Motohashi
Sound Director: Yota Tsuruoka
Director of Photography: Hirofumi Yagi
Assistant Animation Director:
Chisato Ikehira
Yuriko Nagaya
Assistant producer: Tomoyuki Saito
Background Art: Eiko Sawada (Yoyogi Art Planning)
Color setting: Ritsuko Utagawa
Digital Recording Engineer: Noboru Nishio
Dolby Film Consultant:
Mikio Mori
Tsutomu Kawahigashi
Film Management: Osamu Kuge
Finish Check: Hiromi Miyawaki
HD Color Correction: Mitsuhiro Shoji
In-Between Animation:
Akie Tsutsumi
Ayae Nakano (Anime World Osaka)
Bin Hu (Hangzhou Flying Dragon Cartoon Co.)
Bok Sun Kim (Uni Animation)
Geun Young Lee (Uni Animation)
Gwi Sun Seok (Orange Animation Studio)
Hae Won Park (Orange Animation Studio)
Hiroyo Yamamoto (Anime World Osaka)
Hiroyuki Momohara (Studio Z5)
Hitoshi Katsura (Anime World Osaka)
Hyea Jeong Hwang (Orange Animation Studio)
In Chul Kim (Hanjin Animation)
Ji-Yeon Lee (Hanjin Animation)
Jia Ling Tu (Hangzhou Flying Dragon Cartoon Co.)
Jie Yu (Hangzhou Flying Dragon Cartoon Co.)
Kazushi Tanaka (Anime World Osaka)
Keiko Inoue (Anime World Osaka)
Kunihiko Kimura (Anime World Osaka)
Machi Ichihara (Anime World Osaka)
Masashi Adachi (Anime World Osaka)
Maya Matsuura (Anime World Osaka)
Mi Lyung Kang (Orange Animation Studio)
Mi Ok Ham (Hanjin Animation)
Mi Ok Song (Hanjin Animation)
Mi Yeon Yun (Hanjin Animation)
Miyuki Shimizu (Studio Z5)
Park Boo Kang (Orange Animation Studio)
Park Ji Young (Uni Animation)
Peng Cheng (Hangzhou Flying Dragon Cartoon Co.)
Rong Ying Ning (Hangzhou Flying Dragon Cartoon Co.)
Ryun Jeong Jo (Hanjin Animation)
Satoyuki Hashimoto (Anime World Osaka)
Seong Jin Ko (Hanjin Animation)
Setsuko Takenouchi
Shen Chun Xie (Hangzhou Flying Dragon Cartoon Co.)
Shuko Okutani (Studio Z5)
Song Hee Han (Orange Animation Studio)
Su Hyun Kim (Uni Animation)
Tomomi Shimoda (Arcs Create)
Tomoyuki Ohshita (Anime World Osaka)
Xu Bing Liu (Hangzhou Flying Dragon Cartoon Co.)
Yeon Hee Ko (Uni Animation)
Yi Chen (Hangzhou Flying Dragon Cartoon Co.)
Yoon Ok Park (Hanjin Animation)
Yoshie Hayashi
Young Ja Jung (Hanjin Animation)
Young Seon Lee (Orange Animation Studio)
Yuko Yoshino (Anime World Osaka)
Yumiko Tagawa (Arcs Create)
Yun Jongho (Uni Animation)
Item Design: Susumu Imaishi
Key Animation:
Aki Koishi (Dogakobo)
Akio Takami
Akira Takata
Chiaki Kaiya (Studio Mark)
Chiharu Sato
Chisato Ikehira (Studio Cockpit)
Choi Boo Kyoung (Uni Animation)
Emiko Momose
Etsushi Mori
Fumihito Ogiwara (Yuhodo)
Fumino Fujii
Futoshi Oonami (Studio Z5)
Genichiro Kondo
Gou Suzuki
Gyeong Seog Cho (Uni Animation)
Hideaki Tsukioka (Last House)
Hiroaki Noguchi (Telecom Animation Film)
Hirokazu Hanai
Hiromi Funatsu
Hiroyuki Aoyama (Telecom Animation Film)
Hisao Yokohori (Telecom Animation Film)
Hisashi Saito
Hitomi Tsuruta
Isao Kanedai
Jun Jong-Min (Uni Animation)
Jun Yoshida (Wombat)
Junichiro Taniguchi (Dogakobo)
Kayo Nomichi (Studio Mark)
Kazuhiro Miwa (Last House)
Kazuyuki Igai
Kei Hyoudou
Keiichi Ishida
Mamiko Nakanishi (Dogakobo)
Marie Tagashira (Studio Cockpit)
Masahiro Sekiguchi
Masakazu Ishikawa (OH! Production)
Masakazu Kawazoe (Studio Mark)
Masaki Ueguchi (Wombat)
Masanori Shino
Mitsunori Yamaguchi
Naoki Aisaka (Studio Mark)
Nobuo Hashimoto (Wombat)
Noriko Takahashi (Yuhodo)
Odahiro Watanabe (Studio Mark)
Ryuta Nakahara
Sachiko Sugimoto
Sadakazu Takiguchi (Telecom Animation Film)
Shigemi Aoyagi
Shinichi Tatsuta
Shinji Abe (OH! Production)
Shinya Kameyama (Studio Mark)
Shojiro Nishimi (Telecom Animation Film)
Shosuke Shimizu (Wombat)
Sumio Watanabe
Susumu Nishizawa
Tadashi Kubo (Wombat)
Taiichiro Kohara (Last House)
Takashi Maruyama
Takashi Mukouda (Dogakobo)
Takeshi Yoshioka
Tatsuya Urano
Tomoyo Yamamoto (Last House)
Tomoyuki Kitamura (Studio Mark)
Toshihiko Masuda (Telecom Animation Film)
Toshio Mori (Studio Cockpit)
Tsuyoshi Sakai (Last House)
Won Hoe Kim (Uni Animation)
Yasuo Hoshina
Yoshihiro Ujiie (Studio Mark)
Yoshinobu Michihata (Telecom Animation Film)
Youki Ebisu (Studio Mark)
Yousuke Kobuchi (Studio Mark)
Yuichi Tanaka (OH! Production)
Yuriko Nagaya (Studio Z5)
Yutaka Nakamura
Layout Check: Masanori Shino
Literary Production: Tetsuko Takahashi
Main Title: Takayuki Furukawa
Music producer: Takayuki Nagasawa
Production Clerk: Ai Ito
Production Desk: Ryusuke Aoki
Production Establishment: Koji Yasukawa
Recording Assistant: Mika Kamemoto
Recording engineer: Yasushi Nagura
Sound Effects: Eiko Morikawa
Sound Production Desk: Yoshimi Sugiyama
Theme Song Composition: Kunio Tako
Theme Song Lyrics: Kaori Mochida
Theme Song Performance: Every Little Thing
Kappei Yamaguchi as Inu Yasha
Satsuki Yukino as Kagome Higurashi

Akiko Yajima as Kohaku
Houko Kuwashima as Sango
Kumiko Watanabe as Shippo
Mieko Harada as Kaguya
Noriko Hidaka as Kikyo

Akiko Nakagawa as Souta Higurashi
Eisuke Yoda as Village Elder
Izumi Ohgami as Kagura
Kaori Shimizu as Yuka
Kenichi Ogata as Myoga
Kouji Tsujitani as Miroku
Nami Okamoto as Ayumi
Tadahisa Saizen as Thief 1
Tarou Masuoka as Demon
Tomoya Kawai as Thief 2
Toshihiko Nakajima as Hatchi
Toshiyuki Morikawa as Naraku
Yuji Ueda as
Akitoki Hojo
Hojo
Yukana as Kanna
Yuki Masuda as Eri
Yuzuru Fujimoto as Mushin
Japanese companies
Digital Effects:
Marix
Xebec
Dolby Film Consulting: Continental Far East Inc.
Editing: Jay Film
Ending Title: Maki Productions
Film Processing: Tokyo Laboratory
HD Color Correction: Qtec
HD Editing: Qtec
Logo Design: TOHO
Music Production:
avex mode
Avex, Inc.
Recording Studio:
Studio Gong
Tokyo TV Center
Sound Production: Rakuonsha
English cast
English staff
Executive producer: Seiji Horibuchi
Casting Director: Randi Riediger
Post-Production Supervision: Keith A. Goddard
Production Coordination: Geoffrey A. Rosen
Production manager: Diana Gage
Re-Recording Mixing: Mark M. Pinder
Recording engineer: Michael Iske
Script Adaptation: Kathleen Westlake
Talent Coordination: Stephanie Dunn
Voice Direction: Karl Willems
Moneca Stori as Kagome Higurashi
Richard Cox as Inuyasha

Danny McKinnon as Kohaku
Jillian Michaels as Shippo
Kelly Sheridan as Sango
Kirby Morrow as Miroku
Nicole Oliver as Kaguya
Willow Johnson as Kikyo

Alec Willows as Mushin
Cathy Weseluck as Ayumi
Janyse Jaud as
Kagura
Kanna
Pam Hyatt as Kaede
Paul Dobson as
Myoga
Naraku
Saffron Henderson as Sota Higurashi
Terry Klassen as Hachi
English companies
Animax India > Broadcaster: Animax India
Distributor: Madman Entertainment (Australia & New Zealand)
Dubbing: Ocean Studios
Internet Streaming: Hulu
Licensed by: Viz Media
Translation: JN Productions, Inc.
French staff
French cast
(none)
Jérôme Wiggins as InuYasha
Maëlys Ricordeau as Kagome Higurashi

Audrey Le Bihan as Shippô
Benoît Marchand as Miroku
Claire Beaudoin as Kikyô
Hugues Boucher as Myôga
Isabelle Bouchemaa as Kagura
Sylvia Conti as Kaguya
Yael Elhadad as Sango

Alexis Perret as Akitoki
Emmanuel Lemire as Menômaru
Fred Cacheux as Hachi
Jean-Marie Lecoq as Mushin
Philippe Leroy as Sesshômaru
Sandy Boizard as Ruri 
Virginie Emane as Mère de Kagome
Yann Guillemot as Le Grand-Père
French companies
Distributor: Kaze
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
Translation: Verónica Calafell (Catalan dub)
Aleix Estadella as Inuyasha(Catalan dub)
Carlos Lladó as Inuyasha(Spain dub)
Carmen Ambrós as Kagome Higurashi(Spain dub)
Gemma Ibáñez as Kagome Higurashi(Catalan dub)

Carmen Calvell as Kagura(Spain dub)
Claudi Domingo as Miroku(Catalan dub)
Cristina Mauri as Kagura(Catalan dub)
Esther Solans as Kaguya(Catalan dub)
Geni Rey as Shippo(Catalan dub)
Gloria Gonzalez as Kaguya(Spain dub)
Isabel Valls as Kikyo(Catalan dub)
Joel Mulachs as Sango(Catalan dub)
Maria Rosa Guillén as Sango(Spain dub)
Marta Estrada as Shippo(Spain dub)
Oscar Redondo as Miroku(Spain dub)
Susana Damas as
Kikyo(Spain dub)
Kohaku(Spain dub)

Albert Trifol Segarra as Akitoki Hojo(Catalan dub)
Antonio García Moral as Hachi(Spain dub)
Ariadna Jiménez as Eri(Spain dub)
Berta Cortés as Eri(Catalan dub)
Claudi García as Mushin(Catalan dub)
Eva Ordeig as
Kanna(Spain dub)
Yuka(Spain dub)
Gloria Garcia as Sôta Higurashi(Spain dub)
J. Ignacio Latorre as Myouga(Spain dub)
Jordi Nogueras as
Akitoki Houjou(Spain dub)
Houjou(Spain dub)
Jordi Vila as Myoga(Catalan dub)
Marc Zanni as Hojo(Catalan dub)
Marta Covas as Ayumi(Catalan dub)
Miquel Cors as Village Elder(Spain dub)
Mònica Padrós as Yuka(Catalan dub)
Quim Roca as Hachi(Catalan dub)
Ramón Rocabayera as Naraku(Spain dub)
Rosa Aguado as Sota Higurashi(Catalan dub)
Roser Aldabó as Kanna(Catalan dub)
Santi Lorenz as Naraku(Catalan dub)
Susana Damas as Ayumi(Spain dub)
Vicente Gil as Mushin(Spain dub)

Angel del Río(Spain dub)
Ariadna Jiménez(Spain dub)
Esperanza Gracia(Spain dub)
Gloria Garcia(Spain dub)
J. Ignacio Latorre(Spain dub)
Ramon Canals(Catalan dub)
Roser Aldabó(Catalan dub)
Vicente Gil(Spain dub)
Spanish companies
Broadcaster: 3xl (Spain; 2012-07-08)
DVD Distribution: Selecta Visión
Translation: DARUMA (Catalan dub)
TV Distribution: Selecta Visión
Italian staff
Italian cast
Dubbing Director: Fabrizio Mazzotta
Art Director: Andrea Sergio
Translation: Yumiko Salvitti (Ad Libitum)

Coordination: Mandy Mometti
Dialogues: Gianluca Aicardi
Dubbing Assistant: Elvy Scalise
Dubbing Sound: Marco Del Riccio
Editorial Director: Anna Marani
Encoding And Authoring:
Alex Baldini
Luca Gandolfi
Graphic Design: Paolo Torchetti
Graphic Project:
Carlo Cavazzoni (DVD)
Ivan Murgia (DVD)
Licensing: Mandy Mometti
Managing Director: Massimiliano Rella
Marketing Assistant: Alice Quaglino
Marketing Director: Giorgio Pulini (italian edition)
Mixing: Fabrizio Pesce
Partners Coordination: Gianluca Aicardi (Ad Libitum)
Product Manager: Simona Stanzani
Project Manager: Carlo Cavazzoni
Quality Control: Riccardo Ajello
Francesco Pezzulli as Inuyasha
Maria Letizia Scifoni as Kagome Higurashi

Emanuela D'Amico as Sango
Fabio Boccanera as Miroku
Maura Cenciarelli as Shippo

Alessio Nissolino as Sota Higurashi
Andrea Ward as Naraku
Cinzia De Carolis as Kagura
Cristina Grado as Kaede
Daniele Raffaeli as Hojo / Hojo Akitoki
Dante Biagioni as Mushin
Gaetano Varcasia as Hatchi
Gemma Donati as Kanna
Mino Caprio as Miyoga
Monica Ward as Kaguya
Veronica Puccio as Yuka
Italian companies
Distributor: Dynit
Post Production: Vegas Multimedia S.r.l.
German staff
German cast
Dubbing Director: Ekkehardt Belle
Dominik Auer as Inu Yasha
Ulrike Jennie as Kagome Higurashi

Angela Wiederhut as Sango
Claudia Lössl as Kikyou
Daniel Schlauch as Kohaku
Dieter Landuris as Naraku
Ilona Kranke as Kaede-Sama
Jan Panczak as Akitoki
Julia Haacke as Shippou
Kathrin Gaube as Kanna
Norbert Gastell as Mushin
Simone Brahmann as Kaguya
Tatjana Pokorny as Kagura

Beate Pfeiffer as Souta Higurashi
Florian Halm as Miroku
Jan Panczak as Houjou
Kathrin Gaube as Yuka
Maria Böhme as Kagomes Mutter
Michael Rüth as Hachi
Ute Bronder as Ayumi
German companies
Distributor: Kazé Germany (Re-Release 2013)
Tagalog staff
Tagalog cast
Dubbing Director: Alexx Agcaoili
Donna Alcantara as Kagome
Jojit Lorenzo as Inu Yasha

Babes Angeles as Sango
Jon Maylas as Miroku
Tagalog companies
Broadcaster: Hero
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
(none)
Chinese (Taiwan) cast
(none)
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