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Appleseed (movie)

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Alternative title:
Appleseed: The Beginning (Spanish)
Appleseed: The Beginning - O Filme (Portuguese)
Semente do Mal (Portuguese)
Яблочное зернышко (Russian)
アップルシード (Japanese)
蘋果核戰 (Chinese (Taiwan))
애플시드 (Korean)
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary: Growing out of the chaos of a global war, the city of Utopia is populated by humans and bioroids (artificial humans). On the surface, everything is harmonious, but tensions lurk. Into this seemingly perfect society comes a survivor of the wars, Deunan Knute, who carries a legacy that will turn out to be of critical importance to the future of humanity.
User Ratings: 2895 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 145 votes (sub:72, dub:69, raw:1, ?:1, others:2
1 Polish subtitled
1 Spanish subtitled
 Excellent: 449 votes (sub:217, dub:211, ?:2, edit.dub:2, raw:1, others:16
6 Spanish subtitled
5 German dubbed
1 Russian subtitled
1 Chinese Mandarin subtitled
1 Spanish dubbed
1 French subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
 Very good: 710 votes (sub:388, dub:290, ?:4, raw:4, others:24
6 Spanish subtitled
6 Portuguese subtitled
5 Spanish dubbed
1 czech dubbed
1 Swedish subtitled
1 German subtitled
1 Dutch subtitled
1 Italian dubbed
1 German dubbed
1 Portuguese dubbed
 Good: 770 votes (sub:426, dub:309, ?:7, edit.dub:4, raw:1, others:23
5 Spanish subtitled
5 Polish subtitled
3 Russian dubbed
3 Swedish subtitled
2 German dubbed
1 French subtitled
1 German subtitled
1 Danish subtitled
1 Dutch subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
 Decent: 423 votes (sub:226, dub:175, ?:3, raw:2, edit.dub:1, others:16
4 Spanish subtitled
3 French subtitled
2 Russian subtitled
2 German dubbed
1 Spanish dubbed
1 Slovenian subtitled
1 Vietnamese subtitled
1 Polish subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
 So-so: 193 votes (sub:107, dub:79, raw:2, ?:2, edit.dub:1, others:2
1 Russian dubbed
1 French dubbed
 Not really good: 79 votes (sub:47, dub:28, ?:1, others:3
1 Polish subtitled
1 Russian dubbed
1 Italian dubbed
 Weak: 75 votes (sub:43, dub:27, raw:1, ?:1, others:3
1 Spanish subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
1 German dubbed
 Bad: 30 votes (sub:17, dub:11, others:2
1 Polish dubbed
1 Russian dubbed
 Awful: 14 votes (sub:10, dub:4)
 Worst ever: 7 votes (sub:4, dub:3)
Seen in part or in whole by 5709 users, rank: #127 (of 9599)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 7.143 (Good), std. dev.: 1.7089, rank: #3128 (of 9722)
Weighted mean: 7.055 (Good), rank: #3317 (of 9722) (seen all: 7.09 / seen some: 5.54 / won't finish: 3.01)
Bayesian estimate: 7.057 (Good), rank: #3135 (of 7298)
Running time: 107 minutes
2008-04-12 (Spain - Animax)
Premiere date:
2004-04-17 (Japan)
2004-10-16 (USA - Boston Fantastic Film Festival)
2004-10-27 (Canada - Waterloo Festival for Animated Cinema)
2004-11-20 (Sweden - Stockholm International Film Festival)
2005-01-14 (USA - Select Theatres)
2005-01-21 (Italy - Future Film Festival)
2005-10-07 (Poland)
2008-01-11 (Canadian Broadcast - Teletoon)
2008-04-12 (Spain - Animax)
Release dates: We have 4
Opening Theme:
"Good Luck" by Basement Jaxx
Ending Theme:
"Anthem" by Boom Boom Satellites
"Underdog" by Boom Boom Satellites
Links: We have 1
Trivia: We have 2
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Blu-ray (Region A)
    Appleseed (Blu-ray) 2010-05-18 (from $129.99)
Blu-ray + DVD combo
    Appleseed - [Sentai Selects] (BD+DVD) 2015-09-08 (from $139.99)
DVD (Region 1)
    Appleseed - Feature Only (DVD) 2005-05-10
    Appleseed - Limited Collector's Edition (DVD) 2005-05-10 (from $3.01)
    Appleseed - Limited Collector's Edition + CD [Best Buy Exclusive] (DVD) 2005-05-10
    Appleseed - Special Edition w/Figure (DVD) 2005-05-10 (from $45.40)
    Appleseed (DVD) 2009-06-30 (from $3.31)
Graphic novel
    Appleseed Movie (GN) 2005-06-22 (from $3.99)
    Appleseed - Original CD Soundtrack (OST) 2005-01-11 (from $5.47)
Universal Media Disc
    Appleseed - Feature Only (UMD) 2005-07-05 (from $6.49)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Shinji Aramaki
Original creator: Masamune Shirow
Character Design: Masaki Yamada
Mechanical design: Takeshi Takakura
Mecha design: Atsushi Takeuchi
Sound Director: Yota Tsuruoka
Cgi Director: Yasuhiro Ohtsuka
Executive producer: Sumiji Miyake
Background Design: Nobuhito Sue
CG Producer: Yuusaku Toyoshima
Music producer: Shin Yasui
Original Music: Tetsuya Takahashi
Production: Fumihiko Sori
Production Design: Shinji Aramaki
Sound Design: Koji Kasamatsu
Ai Kobayashi as Deunan Knute
Jūrōta Kosugi as Brialeos Hecatombcales

Mami Koyama as Athena
Miho Yamada as Nike
Takehito Koyasu as Hades
Toshiyuki Morikawa as Yoshitsune Miyamoto
Yuki Matsuoka as Hitomi
Yuzuru Fujimoto as Uranus

Emi Shinohara as Dr. Gilliam
Fumio Matsuoka as Elder Oionos
Hirotake Nagata as Elder Cadmos
Ikuo Nishikawa as Elder Hestia
Ryūji Nakagi as Elder Elektrion
Tadahisa Saizen as Kudou
Taisuke Nishimura as ES.W.A.T. member
Takehiro Koyama as Elder Laios
Tetsu Inada as Leyton
Tomoko Kawakami as Deunan Knute (young)
Tomoya Kawai as ES.W.A.T. comm operator
Toshihiko Kuwagaki as Elder Glaukos
Yoshiyuki Kaneko as Elder Deukalion
Japanese companies
English staff
English cast
ADR Director:
Mary Elizabeth McGlynn
Steven Foster (Sentai Dub)
Translation: Neil Nadelman
Executive producer:
Eiichi Takahashi (Sentai Filmworks)
Hideki 'Henry' Goto
John Ledford (Sentai Filmworks)
Yosuke Kobayashi
ADR Engineer: Collin McQueen
ADR Screenplay: Mary Elizabeth McGlynn
BD Authoring: David Williams (Sentai Re-release)
Blu-Ray Menu Design: Larry Koteff (Sentai Re-release)
Disc Authoring: Joel McCray (Sentai Selects)
Dolby Sound Consultant: Bryan Arenas
DVD Authoring:
Neal Barnes (Sentai Re-release)
Paul Huynh
DVD Menu Design:
Alexander Blanco
Larry Koteff (Sentai re-release)
Encoding: Michael Olesch (Sentai Re-release)
Graphics: Larry Koteff (Sentai Re-release)
Media Coordinator: Janice Williams (Sentai re-release)
Mix Stage Coordinator: Eugene Diego
Packaging Design:
Biff Butler (DVD & UMD releases)
Larry Koteff (Sentai re-release)
Pro-Tools Consultant: Bryan Jackson
Janice Williams (Sentai Selects)
Joey Goubeaud (Sentai Selects)
Luke Patterson (Sentai Selects)
Roxanne Terrell (Sentai Selects)
Production Assistant:
Cameron Hohle (Sentai Selects)
E.W. Rector, III (Sentai Dub; Sentai Selects)
Jose DeArmas (Sentai Selects)
Kayla King (Sentai Dub)
Kjell Doucet (Sentai Selects)
Ned Gayle (Sentai Selects)
Shannon Reed (Sentai Selects)
Production Coordination:
Janice Williams (Sentai Selects)
Keisuke Ōnishi
Yukie Oester
Production manager:
Joey Goubeaud (Sentai Dub)
Luke Patterson (Sentai Selects)
Re-Recording Mixing:
Chris Elam
Chris Haire
Recording: Steve Knisey
Sound Design & Mix: Christopher Bourque (Sentai Dub)
Sound Engineer: Christopher Bourque (Sentai Dub)
Sound Supervision: Les Claypool III
Theatrical Distribution Consultant: Michael Doran
Theatrical Planning & Marketing: Mark Roche
David Matranga as Briareos (Sentai Dub)
James Lyon as Briareos
Jennifer Proud as Deunan Knute
Luci Christian as Deunan Knute (Sentai Dub)

Allison Sumrall as Athena Areios (Sentai Dub)
Andrew Love as Hades (Sentai Dub)
Chris Patton as Yoshitsune (Sentai Dub)
Cindy Robinson as Nike
Dave Wittenberg as Yoshitsune
Hilary Haag as Hitomi (Sentai Dub)
Jack Aubree as Colonel Hades
Jason Douglas as Uranus (Sentai Dub)
Lee Rush as Athena Areios
Mia Bradly as Hitomi
Michael McConnohie as General Uranus
Shelley Calene-Black as Nike (Sentai Dub)

Andy McAvin as Elder (Sentai Dub)
Carolyn Hennesy as Athena Areios (Young and Old)
Chris Hutchison as Lance (Sentai Dub)
Christopher Ayres as Elder (Sentai Dub)
Deborah Sale Butler as Scientist
Doug Stone as
Fred Bloggs as Elder
Jack Aubree as Kudoh
John Gremillion as Elder (Sentai Dub)
John Smallberries as Army Scientist
Justin O’Brien as Leyton (Sentai Dub)
Kalob Martinez as Kudoh (Sentai Dub)
Kara Greenberg as Dr. Gilliam (Sentai Dub)
Kim Strauss as Elder
Liam O'Brien as ESWAT Soldier
Marty Fleck as Elder (Sentai Dub)
Melissa Williamson as
Alert Announcement
Mia Bradly as Dr. Gilliam
Michael Sorich as
Bar Troublemaker
Ray Michaels as Elder
Russell Thor as Elder
Stefan Craig as Elder (Sentai Dub)
Steve Kramer as Commander Lance
T. Posthlewaite as Elder (Sentai Dub)
Ted Pfister as Elder (Sentai Dub)

English companies
ADR Production:
Seraphim Digital (Sentai Dub)
ADV Films (North America; 2009)
Optimum Releasing (UK)
Section23 Films (North America; 2010)
DVD Production: Amusement Park Media (Sentai Re-release)
DVD Production Services: Blink Digital
Internet Streaming:
AnimeLab (Australia and New Zealand)
The Anime Network
Licensed by:
CMX Manga (Film Comic)
Dark Horse Comics
Geneon Entertainment Inc. (Expired)
Madman Entertainment (Australia)
Sentai Filmworks (2010)
Tofu Records (Soundtrack)
Sentai Filmworks (Sentai Selects)
Seraphim Digital (Blu-ray Ed.)
Soundtrack: Tofu Records
French staff
French cast
Translation: Yukio Reuter

Dialogue Writer: Gilles Coiffard
Voice Direction: Michel Godin (Quebec)
French companies
ADR Production: Technicolor (Montreal)
Canal + (from December 2007)
Orange Ciné Choc (from February 2011)
Distributor: KAZÉ
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
Executive producer:
Gerardo Núñez (Alter Films)
Hilel Chelminsky (Zima Entertainment)
Jorge Gabarró Frau (Selecta Visión)
Toni Mora as Briareos Hecatonchires (Spain dub)
Victoria Ramos as Deunan Knute (Spain dub)

José Antonio Cerdan as Yoshitsune Miyamoto (Spain dub)
Montse Puga as
Hitomi (Spain dub)
Nike (Spain dub)
Oscar Redondo as Edward Uranus III (Spain dub)
Ramón Rocabayera as Hades (Spain dub)
Silvia Castelló as Athena Areios (Spain dub)

Adrià Frías as Elder (Spain dub)
Enric Isasi-Isasmendi as Elder (Spain dub)
José Antonio Cerdan as
Elder (Spain dub)
Kudoh (Spain dub)
Ramón Rocabayera as Elder (Spain dub)
Silvia Castelló as Dr. Gilliam (Spain dub)
Spanish companies
Paramount Home Entertainment (Spain; 2007)
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Spain; 2011)
DVD Distribution:
Alter Films
Selecta Visión
Licensed by:
Alter Films (Mexico; expired)
Selecta Visión (Spain)
Zima Entertainment (Mexico; 2014)
TV Distribution: Selecta Visión
Italian cast
Italian staff
Editorial Coordination: Luca Ficarelli
Italian companies
Distributor: Panini Video Italia
German staff
German cast
Frank Glaubrecht as Briareos
Vera Teltz as Deunan Knute

Tobias Kluckert as Hades

Gerd Holtenau as 2. Ältester
Hans Teuscher as 1. Ältester Electryon
Julien Haggege as Yoshitsune
Liane Rudolph as Athena
Olaf Reichmann as Kudou
Peter Groeger as 3. Ältester
Walter Alich as ESWAT-Kommandant
German companies
Dutch staff
Dutch companies
Distributor: Kaze Animation S.A.
Dutch cast
Russian staff
Russian companies
Broadcaster: FAN TV (2020)
Dubbing: SV-Double (2019)
Internet Streaming: okko (2020)
Russian cast
Polish staff
Polish companies
Polish cast
Portuguese staff
Portuguese companies
Broadcaster: Animax Portugal
Distributor: Europa Filmes (Brazil)
Dubbing Studio: Lexx
Internet Streaming:
Licensed by: Selecta Visión (Portugal)
Portuguese cast
Andressa Andreatto as Deunan Knute
Marco Antonio Abreu as Briareos Hecatonchires

Cecília Lemes as Athena Areios
Letícia Quinto as Hitomi
Márcia Regina as Nike
Swedish staff
Swedish companies
Distributor: Sandrew Metronome
Swedish cast
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
Chinese (Taiwan) cast

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