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Sonic the Hedgehog: The Movie (OAV)

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Alternative title:
Downfall Sonic
Journey to eggman land
Sonic the Hedgehog
Sonic vs metal sonic
ソニック・ザ・ヘッジホッグ (Japanese)
音速小子 (Chinese (Taiwan))
Objectionable content: None 
Plot Summary: When Dr. Eggman (Robotnik in the US version) holds the president and his daughter hostage, Sonic must comply to the evil scientist's demand of going to Eggmanland to stop Black Eggman and deactivate the city's generator before it reaches critical mass. Little does Sonic know that it's a trap to activate Hyper Metal Sonic, a robot counterpart built by Eggman to destroy our hero.
User Ratings: 301 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 5 votes (dub:4, sub:1)
 Excellent: 20 votes (dub:10, sub:10)
 Very good: 33 votes (dub:25, sub:5, edit.dub:2, others:1
1 Russian subtitled
 Good: 73 votes (dub:45, sub:23, ?:3, edit.dub:1, others:1
1 Russian subtitled
 Decent: 67 votes (dub:42, sub:22, ?:1, raw:1, edit.dub:1)
 So-so: 29 votes (dub:21, sub:8)
 Not really good: 40 votes (dub:24, sub:12, raw:1, edit.dub:1, ?:1, others:1
1 Portuguese dubbed
 Weak: 11 votes (sub:6, dub:5)
 Bad: 16 votes (sub:10, dub:6)
 Awful: 4 votes (dub:3, sub:1)
 Worst ever: 3 votes (dub:3)
Seen in part or in whole by 704 users, rank: #1660 (of 9315)
Median rating: Decent
Arithmetic mean: 5.917 (Decent), std. dev.: 2.0091, rank: #7292 (of 9419)
Weighted mean: 5.867 (Decent), rank: #7388 (of 9419) (seen all: 5.95 / seen some: 2.58 / won't finish: 4.00)
Bayesian estimate: 5.938 (Decent), rank: #6346 (of 7092)
Running time: 27 minutes per episode
Number of episodes: 2
Episode titles: We have 2
Vintage: 1996-01-26 to 1996-03-22
Release dates: We have 4
Ending Theme:
"Look-a-Like" by Riu Konaka
Links: We have 1
Trivia: We have 6
The original Japanese version of Sonic the Hedgehog was OAV composed of two episodes. After acquiring its license, ADV Films released two episodes together as one single movie in Europe and North America.
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DVD (Region 1)
    Sonic the Hedgehog: The Movie (DVD) 1999-09-07
    Sonic the Hedgehog: The Movie (DVD) 2004-01-13 (from $74.95)
    Sonic the Hedgehog: The Movie (Dub.VHS) 2004-01-13 (from $169.99)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Kazutaka Ikegami
Script: Masashi Kubota
Storyboard: Kazutaka Ikegami
Original creator: Yuji Naka (uncredited)
Character Design: Tsuneo Ninomiya
Art Director: Seiko Akashi
Animation Director: Tsuneo Ninomiya
Mechanical design: Haruo Miyagawa (ep 2)
Director of Photography: Motoaki Ikegami
Executive producer: Haruki Nakayama
Assistant Animation Director: Fumie Muroi
Background Art:
Akira Suzuki (Studio Uni)
Kaori Nishikawa (Studio Uni)
Masaru Amamizu (Studio Uni)
Reiko Ikeda (Studio Uni)
Takashi Nakamura (Studio Uni)
Color design: Keiko Takiguchi
Composition: Mayori Sekijima
Editing: Seiji Morita
In-Between Check: Reiko Yamada
Music producer: Junji Fujita
Hiroshi Noguchi (Studio Cosmos)
Katsunori Maehara (Studio Cosmos)
Naohisa Haijima (Studio Cosmos)
Noriko Suzuki (Studio Cosmos)
Shinji Ikegami (Studio Cosmos)
Takashi Shimada (島田隆志; Studio Cosmos)
Tetsuo Oofuji (Studio Cosmos)
Yoichi Kuroda (Studio Cosmos)
Production Director:
Naoto Oshima
Yuji Naka
Production manager: Kyoichi Mori
Recording Adjustment: Akiyoshi Yoda
Recording Director: Fusanobu Fujiyama
Sound Effects: Daisuke Jinbo
Special Effects: Kenji Ikeda
Naoto Oshima (Sonic Team)
Yuji Naka (Sonic Team)
Theme Song Arrangement: Mitsuhiro Tada
Theme Song Composition: Mitsuhiro Tada
Theme Song Lyrics: Riyu Konaka
Theme Song Performance: Riyu Konaka
Hekiru Shiina as Miles "Tails" Prowler
Junpei Takiguchi as Dr. Eggman
Masami Kikuchi as Sonic the Hedgehog
Yasunori Matsumoto as Knuckles

Chafurin as Old Man Owl
Masami Kikuchi as Metal Sonic
Mika Kanai as Sera
Yuzuru Fujimoto as President

Akimitsu Takase as Butler
Japanese companies
Animation Production: Pierrot
Backgrounds: Studio Uni
Film Processing: Imagica
Original Production: Sega
Photography: Studio Cosmos
Production Directors: Sonic Team
Recording Studio:
Jinnan Studio
Studio Echo
Sound Effects Production: Jinnan Studio
Titles: Maki Production
English staff
English cast
Director: Gary Dehan
Art Director: Laura Attwell
Project Translator: Keisuke Okamoto
Executive producer: John Ledford
Producer: Gary Dehan

ADR Editor: Charles Campbell
DVD Producer: Sharon Papa
International Coordination: Toru Iwakami
Packaging Design: Kevin Hinnant
Production Assistant:
Akiko Yoshii
Kelly Beard
Maki Nagano
Production Coordination: Janice Williams
Production manager: Lisa J. Miller
Production Secretary: Anna Bechtol
Recording engineer: Charles Campbell
Sound Design: Paul Killam
Bill Wise as Knuckles
Edwin Neal as Robotnik
Lainie Frasier as Tails
Martin Burke as Sonic

Charlie Campbell as Old Man Owl
Edwin Neal as President
Gary Dehan as Metal Sonic
Sascha Biesi as Sara
English companies
ADR Production: Monster Island
ADV Films (UK)
Madman Entertainment (Australia)
DVD Authoring & Encoding: AIX Media
Licensed by:
ADV Films (Expired)
Subtitles: Captions, Inc.

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