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Steamboy (movie)

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© 2004, 2005 Katsuhiro Otomo - Mashroom/Steamboy Committee.

Alternative title:
La Máquina de Vapor (Spanish)
Steamboy, la máquina de vapor (Spanish)
スチームボーイ (Japanese)
蒸氣男孩 (Chinese (Taiwan))
Themes: steampunk
Objectionable content: Mild
Plot Summary: Ray is a young inventor living in the U.K. in the middle of the 19th century. Shortly before the first ever Great Exhibition, a marvelous invention called the "Steam Ball," behind which a menacing power is hidden, arrives at his door from his grandfather Lloid in the U.S. Meanwhile the nefarious O'Hara Foundation has sent men to aquire the Steam Ball so that they can use its power towards their own illicit ends.
User Ratings: 1752 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 138 votes (sub:69, dub:61, edit.dub:1, others:7
1 German dubbed
1 Russian subtitled
1 Spanish subtitled
1 French subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 French dubbed
1 Spanish dubbed
 Excellent: 326 votes (sub:159, dub:146, edit.dub:3, raw:1, ?:1, others:16
3 Spanish dubbed
3 Spanish subtitled
2 Russian dubbed
1 German subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 Dutch subtitled
1 Swedish subtitled
1 Polish edited dub
1 Chinese Mandarin subtitled
1 French dubbed
1 German dubbed
 Very good: 464 votes (sub:226, dub:214, ?:3, raw:2, edit.dub:1, others:18
8 Spanish subtitled
3 Spanish dubbed
2 Swedish subtitled
2 Russian dubbed
2 German dubbed
1 Italian dubbed
 Good: 403 votes (sub:210, dub:163, raw:3, edit.dub:3, ?:2, others:22
5 Spanish dubbed
3 Portuguese subtitled
2 Italian dubbed
2 French subtitled
2 German dubbed
1 Polish dubbed
1 Spanish subtitled
1 Swedish subtitled
1 Italian subtitled
1 Dutch subtitled
1 Spanish edited dub
1 German subtitled
1 Polish subtitled
 Decent: 197 votes (sub:107, dub:73, ?:4, edit.dub:2, Eng:1, others:10
2 Spanish subtitled
2 French subtitled
1 French dubbed
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 Swedish subtitled
1 German dubbed
1 Russian dubbed
1 Spanish dubbed
 So-so: 105 votes (sub:55, dub:41, ?:2, raw:1, others:6
2 French subtitled
1 French dubbed
1 Danish subtitled
1 Russian edited dub
1 German dubbed
 Not really good: 53 votes (sub:29, dub:23, others:1
1 Dutch subtitled
 Weak: 41 votes (sub:26, dub:12, ?:1, others:2
1 German dubbed
1 Spanish subtitled
 Bad: 17 votes (dub:7, sub:6, ?:1, others:3
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 Italian dubbed
1 Spanish subtitled
 Awful: 6 votes (dub:4, sub:2)
 Worst ever: 2 votes (sub:1, dub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 2940 users, rank: #369 (of 9527)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 7.380 (Good+), std. dev.: 1.7305, rank: #2253 (of 9641)
Weighted mean: 7.320 (Good+), rank: #2289 (of 9641) (seen all: 7.32 / seen some: 7.84 / won't finish: 7.13)
Bayesian estimate: 7.321 (Good+), rank: #2050 (of 7238)
Running time: 126 minutes
Production cost: ¥2,400,000,000
2005-08-24 (Brazil - DVD)
2007-02 (Superland Latin America)
2007-09-22 (Cadena Tres Mexico)
Premiere date:
2004-07-17 (Japan)
2005-01-20 (Italy - Future Film Festival)
2005-03-18 (USA)
Release dates: We have 3
Ending Theme:
"Ray's Theme" by Steve Jablonsky
Links: We have 1
Trivia: We have 5
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DVD (Region 1)
    Anime Favorites Collection - Memories / Paprika / Steamboy / Tekkonkinkreet (DVD) 2016-10-18
    Steamboy - Director's Cut (DVD) 2005-07-26 (from $10.31)
    Steamboy - Gift Set (DVD) 2005-07-26 (from $13.49)
    Steamboy Box Set with Memories (DVD) 2005-07-26 (from $25.00)
Graphic novel
    Steamboy - Ani-Manga (GN 1) 2005-11-01 (from $4.80)
    Steamboy - Ani-Manga (GN 2) 2006-03-14 (from $15.99)
    Steamboy (Novel 1) 2005-12-06 (from $13.96)
    Steamboy - Motion Picture CD Soundtrack (OST) 2005-03-08 (from $24.76)
Universal Media Disc
    Steamboy - Director's Cut (UMD) 2005-07-26 (from $9.99)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Katsuhiro Ōtomo
Screenplay: Sadayuki Murai
Original creator: Katsuhiro Ōtomo
Character Design:
Atsushi Irie
Katsumi Matsuda
Art Director: Shinji Kimura
Mechanical design: Makoto Kobayashi
Sound Director: Keiichi Momose
Cgi Director: Hiroaki Ando
Chief Key-Animation Supervisor: Tatsuya Tomaru
Color Design Assistant: Akiyo Yamaura
Digital Composite Chief: Mitsuhiro Sato
Digital Paint:
Akemi Horie (Tatsunoko Pro)
Akihiro Oyama
Akiko Uchida (J.C. Staff)
Asako Yamamoto (Visual Arts Production)
Asuka Hino (J.C. Staff)
Atsuko Ito
Ayako Suenaga (J.C. Staff)
Eiko Matsushima (Production I.G)
Emiko Ueno (Production I.G)
Fumiko Oda
Fumiko Shibata (Tatsunoko Pro)
Hiroaki Ishii
Izumi Hirose (Production I.G)
Kanako Teraya
Katsue Inoue
Kazu Doi (Production I.G)
Kazuko Yamada
Kiyoko Momose (Tatsunoko Pro)
Kiyoko Saitō
Kiyomi Inogawa (Tatsunoko Pro)
Mariko Shimokawa (Production I.G)
Masanori Fujimoto
Masayuki Doshita (Tatsunoko Pro)
Masumi Nosei
Maya Muranaga (J.C. Staff)
Michitaka Tamura
Mika Sugawara (Production I.G)
Miki Sakuma (Production I.G)
Mitsuko Ito
Miwako Suzuki (J.C. Staff)
Nagisa Abe
Naomi Mori
Rie Okada
Sachiyo Yamamoto (Visual Arts Production)
Sayaka Tsuda (Production I.G)
Sayo Motegi
Shigeru Saisō (Tatsunoko Pro)
Shōko Mori (J.C. Staff)
Sumie Koga (Production I.G)
Takeshi Yamamoto (Visual Arts Production)
Yoshie Matsushima (Visual Arts Production)
Yoshiki Ito
Yukie Nomura
Yūko Fujita (Production I.G)
Yuri Okada (Production I.G)
Yuriko Taniguchi (Production I.G)
Editing: Takeshi Seyama
Effect Key-Animation Supervisor: Takashi Hashimoto
In-Between Animation:
Akie Tsutsumi
Akihiko Adachi
Akiko Matsuo (Yuhodo)
Akira Takahashi
Chizuko Kusunoki
Denpreecha Pacharoen (TASK Animation)
Emi Tanaka (Studio Takuranke)
Emiko Iwayanagi
Eun Soon Byun (DR Movie)
Hiroaki Nakajima (Nakamura Production)
Hiroko Takahashi
Hiromi Nishikawa (Studio Takuranke)
Hiroshi Matsumoto
Hye-Soon Byun (DR Movie)
Hyun Ju Park (DR Movie)
Hyun Su Jung (DR Movie)
Jinko Tsuji (OH! Production)
Kaori Itō (Studio Takuranke)
Keiko Abu
Keiko Watanabe
Keisuke Abe (Nakamura Production)
Kōji Kase
Kouyou Uetani (Nakamura Production)
Makoto Iino (Nakamura Production)
Masaru Nakajima
Masayuki Shibuya
Maya Fujimori
Mi Kyoung An (DR Movie)
Miho Tomioka
Misuzu Ichinose (OH! Production)
Miyuki Takagi
Naoko Fujitani (Studio Takuranke)
Noritaka Tateguchi (Dogakobo)
Rie Kondō (Studio Takuranke)
Ryosuke Kimiya (Nakamura Production)
Saeko Ooba
Saho Saito (Dogakobo)
Shingo Abe
Somsak Mahamongkol (TASK Animation)
Takahiro Nawa
Takahiro Ninagawa (Studio Takuranke)
Takeyoshi Omagari (Nakamura Production)
Terumi Yoshida
Tetsuaki Matsuda (Dogakobo)
Tomoyuki Fujiwara (TASK Animation)
Yasuhito Murata
Youn-Hee Jeong (DR Movie)
Yuichi Watanabe (Yuhodo)
Yuujirou Moriyama (OH! Production)
In-Between Animation Assistance:
Shunsuke Harada (Studio Kuma)
Toru Umeoka (Madhouse)
Music Performance:
Charles Loper (Trombone)
James Sawyer (Trombone)
Phillip Teele (Trombone)
Tommy Johnson (Tuba)
William Booth (Trombone)
William Reichenbach (Trombone)
Orchestra Conductor: Blake Neely
Setting Development: Mitsuo Iso
Technical Director: Shinichi Matsumi
Japanese companies
Animation: Studio 4°C
Animation Production: Sunrise
Composite Assistance:
Buyu Digital
J.C. Staff
Distributor: TOHO
In-Between Animation Assistance:
Studio Kuma
Pre Production: Studio 4°C
Production Cooperation:
Production I.G
Studio 4°C
English cast
English staff
ADR Writer: Marc Handler
Voice Direction: Rick Zieff
Anna Paquin as Ray Steam

Alfred Molina as Eddie Steam
Kari Wahlgren as Scarlett O'Hara
Patrick Stewart as Lloyd Steam

David Lee as Jason
Kim Thompson as Mother
Kim Thomson as John
Mark Bramhall as Alfred
Moira Quirk as
Oliver Cotton as Stephenson
Oliver Muirhead as Admiral
Paula Jane Newman as
Rick Zieff as Simon

English companies
Internet Streaming:
Amazon Prime Video
Crackle (US; Expired)
Licensed by:
Domo Records (Soundtrack)
Manga Entertainment (UK; 2018)
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Umbrella Entertainment (Australia and New Zealand)
Viz Media (novelization)
Korean staff
Korean companies
Distributor: Mirage Entertainment (Blu-Ray)
Korean cast
French staff
French cast
ADR Director: Mathias Kozlowski
Maxime Nivet as James Ray Steam

Camille Donda as Scarlett O'Hara St Johns
Pierre Baton as Lloyd Steam
Pierre Dourlens as Edward Steam

Adeline Chetail as Emma
Guillaume Lebon as David
Marc Alfos as Peter
Maxime Baudoin as Thomas
Michel Favory as Alfred
Michel Tugot-Doris as Archibald Simon
Philippe Dumond as Robert Stephenson
Rosine Cadoret as Mme Steam
Vincent Grass as M. Kerrigan
William Sabatier as Roi d'Angleterre
French companies
Canal +
Ciné Cinema Famiz (from 16 December 2007)
Orange Ciné Choc (from February 2011)
TPS Star (from July 2007)
Virgin 17
Dubbing: Ubik Films
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
ADR Director: Juana Beuter (Spain dub)
Abraham Vega as Thomas
Alejandro Villeli as Almirante británico
Alondra Hidalgo as Emma
Angel de Gracia as Ray Steam (Spain dub)
Blas Garcia as Narración y títulos
Carlos del Campo as Jason
Gerardo Reyero as Edward "Eddy" Steam
Javier Rivero as Dir. Archibald Simon
Jessica Angeles as Scarlett O'Hara
José Lavat as Lloyd Steam
Jose Luis Orozco as Dueño de fábrica
Love Santini as Señora Steam
Raul De La Fuente as Robert Stephenson

Adrià Frías as Lloyd Steam (Spain dub)
Elisa Beuter as Scarlett O'Hara (Spain dub)
Ricky Coello as Eddie Steam (Spain dub)

Alberto Mieza as David (Spain dub)
Claudio Velazquez as James Ray Steam
Elisabet Bargalló as Thomas (Spain dub)
Enric Isasi-Isasmendi as Mr. Kerrigan (Spain dub)
Félix Benito as Admiral (Spain dub)
Irwin Daayan as david
Jordi Royo as Jason (Spain dub)
Jorge Varela as Alfred Smith (Spain dub)
Juana Beuter as Ray's Mother (Spain dub)
Marta Covas as Emma (Spain dub)
Paco Gázquez as Robert Stephenson (Spain dub)
Vicky Martínez as
Cliff (Spain dub)
Queen of England (Spain dub)
Spanish companies
Cadena Tres (Mexico)
Canal MAX (Latin America)
Canal+ Xtra (Spain)
HBO (Latin America)
HBO Latin America
Movistar Acción (Spain)
Superland (Latin America)
LK-TEL (Chile | DVD; Argentina)
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Spain)
Sony Pictures Mexico (Mexico)
Sony Pictures Television (Latin America)
Dubbing Studio: Soundtrack (Spain dub)
Internet Streaming:
Filmin (Spain)
Movistar+ (Spain)
Qubit.tv (expired)
Italian staff
Italian cast
Dubbing Director: Vittorio De Angelis

Dialogues: Vittorio De Angelis
Dubbing Assistant: Silvia Alpi
Flavio Aquilone as Ray Steam

Angelo Nicotra as Eddie Steam
Giorgio Lopez as Lloyd Steam

Maria Letizia Scifoni as Scarlett
Sandro Iovino as Robert Stevenson
Italian companies
Broadcaster: Italia 1
Dubbing: SEFIT-CDC
Internet Streaming: Mediaset Infinity
German cast
German staff
Tim Schwarzmaier as Ray Steam

Christian Tramitz as Eddie Steam
Gabrielle Pietermann as Scarlett O'Hara
Philipp Brammer as David
Walter von Hauff as Robert Stevenson

Andrea Wick as Clifford
Dagmar Dempe as Ray's Mutter
Joachim Höppner as Oberbefehlshaber
Oliver Stritzel as Techniker
Thomas Fritsch as James Lloyd Steam
German companies
Columbia Tristar Home Entertainment
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Director's Cut - Limited Edition)
Dutch staff
Dutch companies
Dutch cast
Russian staff
Russian companies
Distributor: MC Entertainment
Russian cast
Polish staff
Polish companies
Distributor: Imperial CinePix
Polish cast
Portuguese cast
Portuguese staff
Gustavo Pereira as Ray Steam

Elcio Romar as Edward Steam
Isaac Bardavid as Lloyd Steam
Lina Mendes as Scarlett O'Hara

Alfredo Martins as O Almirante
Clécio Souto as David
Dário de Castro as Jason
Jorge Vasconcellos as Robert Stephenson
Júlio Chaves as Alfred Smith
Mauro Ramos as Simon
Nádia Carvalho as Sra. Steam

Portuguese companies
Dubbing Studio: Cinevídeo
Internet Streaming:
HBO Max (Brazil)
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
Chinese (Taiwan) cast

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