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Spirit of Wonder Scientific Boys Club (OAV)

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Alternative title:
ザスピリットオブワンダー : 少年科學倶楽部 (Japanese)
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary: The now 50 year old Scientific Boys Club decides to build a ship with which they plan to sail to Mars on the "Ethereal Current", curious to see if there is life on Mars.
User Ratings: 115 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 4 votes (sub:3, dub:1)
 Excellent: 8 votes (sub:8)
 Very good: 32 votes (sub:19, dub:11, others:2
1 German dubbed
1 French subtitled
 Good: 36 votes (sub:20, dub:10, raw:1, ?:1, others:4
1 Spanish dubbed
1 German dubbed
1 Chinese Mandarin subtitled
1 Italian dubbed
 Decent: 21 votes (sub:13, dub:6, others:2
2 Italian dubbed
 So-so: 8 votes (sub:6, others:2
1 Russian subtitled
1 Spanish subtitled
 Not really good: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Weak: 2 votes (sub:2)
 Bad: 1 vote (dub:1)
 Awful: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Worst ever: 1 vote (sub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 183 users, rank: #4018 (of 9601)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 6.948 (Good), std. dev.: 1.625, rank: #4147 (of 9729)
Weighted mean: 7.015 (Good), rank: #3484 (of 9729) (seen all: 7.10 / seen some: 6.00 / won't finish: 2.00)
Bayesian estimate: 7.062 (Good), rank: #3116 (of 7375)
Number of episodes: 4
Episode titles: We have 4
Vintage: 2001
Release dates: We have 1
Ending Theme:
#2: "Touka Boukyou" (桃花望郷) by Noriko Hidaka (eps 3-5)
Spirit of Wonder (Oct 12, 2006)
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DVD (Region 1)
    Spirit of Wonder (DVD) 2003-09-02 (from $64.78)
    Spirit of Wonder (DVD) 2004-03-02
DVD (Region 4)
    Spirit of Wonder (DVD) 2006-06-21

Japanese staff
Japanese companies
Director: Takashi Anno
Music: Hayato Matsuo
Original Manga: Kenji Tsuruta
Character Design: Yoshiaki Yanagida
Art Director: Shunichiro Yoshihara
Mechanical design: Masahiro Koyama
Director of Photography: Hiroyuki Matsuzawa

Background Art: Aki Chiba (Bihou; ep 3)
Color design: Kazumi Hasegawa (eps 3-4)
Color Key: Kazumi Hasegawa (eps 3-4)
Finish Animation: Ayako Usui (Ajiado; ep 5)
Photography: Kenji Chikaoka (Ace Creation; eps 1-4)
Theme Song Arrangement: Hayato Matsuo
Theme Song Composition: Hayato Matsuo
Theme Song Lyrics: Natsumi Watanabe
Theme Song Performance: Noriko Hidaka
Animation Production: Ajiado
Background Art: Bihou, Inc.
Digital Works:
Ajiado (ep 1)
Bihou, Inc. (ep 1)
Finish Animation:
Studio CATS (ep 2)
Studio Toys (ep 1)
Wuxi Maliang Animation (ep 1)
Finish Animation Cooperation:
Changzhou New Star Art Co. Ltd. (ep 2)
Studio CATS (ep 2)
In-Between Animation:
DR Movie (ep 2)
Kyoto Animation (ep 2)
Mugenkan (ep 1)
Studio Zaendou (eps 1-2)
Wuxi Maliang Animation (ep 1)
Photography: Ace Creation
Post Production: Q-Tec
Production: Bandai Visual
Titles: Maki Production
Japanese cast
Noriko Hidaka as China

Masashi Hirose as Cooper
Michio Hazama as Breckenridge
Ryōka Yuzuki as Windy
Takaya Hashi as Gordon

Kazuo Oka as Shepherd
English cast
English staff
ADR Director: Taliesin Jaffe
Translation: Reiko Matsuo
Executive producer: Ken Iyadomi
ADR Script Editing:
Jonathan Klein
Taliesin Jaffe
Chief Producer: Charles McCarter
Co-Producer: Taku Otsuka
DVD Menu Design:
Erika Offutt
Riki Le Cotey
DVD Producer: Richard Noboru Kekahuna
Production Assistant: Tatsuhiro Nishiuchi
Recording engineer:
Marco Bustos
Sean Vahle
Sound Mixing: Sean Vahle
Voice Direction: Taliesin Jaffe
Carrie Daniels as Miss China
Carrie Savage as Miss China (as Carrie Daniels)
Deem Bristow as Breckenridge
Erica Shaffer as Lily
Justin Gross as Jack
Michael McConnohie as Gordon
Tricia Dickson as Windy

Arthur Roberts as Shepherd
Brad DeMoss as
Brandon Burton as Young Cooper
Kevin Derkash as Young Gordon
Mitch Evans as
English companies
Broadcaster: Animax Asia
Geneon Entertainment Inc. (North America; 2003)
Madman Entertainment (Australia & New Zealand)
Licensed by:
Bandai Entertainment (Expired)
Recording Studio: The Post Office, LLC
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
ADR Director: Silvia Castelló (Spain dub)
Translation: Bárbara Pesquer (Spain dub)
Executive producer: Jorge Gabarró Frau (Selecta Visión)

Screen Inserts: J. Ignacio Latorre (Spain dub)
Enric Isasi-Isasmendi as Cooper (Spain dub)
José Antonio Cerdan as
Jack (Spain dub)
Jim (Spain dub)
Montse Puga as Windy (Spain dub)
Oscar Redondo as
Dr. Breckenridge (Spain dub)
Shepherd (Spain dub)
Ramón Rocabayera as Gordon (Spain dub)
Silvia Castelló as Lily (Spain dub)
Victoria Ramos as Miss China (Spain dub)

Montse Puga as Gordon (Spain dub; child)
Silvia Castelló as Cooper (Spain dub; child)
Spanish companies
Broadcaster: 8 Madrid TV (Spain)
Dubbing Studio: 103 Todd-Ao Estudios (Spain dub)
Licensed by: Selecta Visión (Spain)
German staff
German cast
ADR Director: Karin Lehmann
Script: Karin Lehmann
Gerhard Paul as Cooper
Hans Teuscher as Dr. Breckenridge
Kaspar Eichel as Shepard
Matthias Hinze as Jim Floyd
Roland Hemmo as Gordon
Silvia Mißbach as Lily
German companies
Distributor: Panini Video
Portuguese staff
Portuguese companies
Licensed by: Selecta Visión (Portugal)
Portuguese cast
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
Chinese (Taiwan) cast

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