New Fist of the North Star (OAV)

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Alternative title:
Ken il Guerriero - La Trilogia (Italian)
New El puño de la estrella del norte (Spanish)
Shin Hokuto no Ken (Japanese)
新・北斗の拳 (Japanese)
新北斗神拳 (Chinese (Taiwan))
Objectionable content: Intense
Plot Summary: In a post-apocalyptic Earth, the water has become entirely toxic, except for some kept safe in a reservoir. A fortified zone has been created by a man named Sanga, he calls it The Lastland. A group of villagers have discovered safe water, and Sanga wants it. He and his band of killers go to kill everyone and steal it. As they do a mysterious man apperes out of nowhere, instantly killing some of Sanga's men. His name is Kenshiro, and he can beat any man with his martial art, Hokuto Shin Ken. Sanga will do anything for the water, and Kenshiro will do anything to try and stop him.
User Ratings: 265 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 17 votes (dub:8, sub:6, raw:1, others:2
1 Italian subtitled
1 Italian dubbed
 Excellent: 20 votes (sub:11, dub:8, raw:1)
 Very good: 41 votes (sub:26, dub:13, others:2
1 Spanish subtitled
1 Italian dubbed
 Good: 72 votes (sub:43, dub:26, raw:1, others:2
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 German dubbed
 Decent: 52 votes (dub:26, sub:24, ?:1, others:1
1 German dubbed
 So-so: 25 votes (sub:14, dub:9, others:2
1 Polish subtitled
1 Italian dubbed
 Not really good: 17 votes (sub:13, dub:3, others:1
1 Spanish dubbed
 Weak: 13 votes (dub:6, sub:6, others:1
1 Italian dubbed
 Bad: 4 votes (sub:3, others:1
1 German dubbed
 Awful: 2 votes (dub:2)
 Worst ever: 2 votes (dub:1, sub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 535 users, rank: #1926 (of 8571)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 6.551 (Good−), std. dev.: 1.946, rank: #4869 (of 8684)
Weighted mean: 6.488 (Decent+), rank: #5015 (of 8684) (seen all: 6.68 / seen some: 5.58 / won't finish: 3.02)
Bayesian estimate: 6.532 (Good−), rank: #4536 (of 6564)
Running time: 58 minutes per episode
Number of episodes: 3
Episode titles: We have 3
2006-11-08 to 2006-11-15 (USA - Showtime Beyond)
2007-09-01 to 2007-09-10 (Germany - Animax)
Release dates: We have 8
Opening Theme:
"Lu:na" by Gackt
Ending Theme:
"Oasis" by Gackt
Links: We have 1
Trivia: We have 1
Based upon the Novel "Hokuto no Ken - Jubaku no Machi", published in 1996.
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DVD (Region 1)
    Neo Tokyo / New Fist of the North Star [Double Pack] (DVD) 2009-10-13 (from $399.99)
    New Fist of the North Star - Complete Collection (DVD) 2005-08-30 (from $109.23)
    New Fist of the North Star - Complete Collection (DVD) 2013-02-12
    New Fist of the North Star - The Cursed City (DVD 1) 2004-09-21 (from $23.98)
    New Fist of the North Star - The Cursed City + Artbox (DVD 1) 2004-09-21 (from $27.98)
    New Fist of the North Star - The Forbidden Fist (DVD 2) 2004-11-02
    New Fist of the North Star - When a Man Carries Sorrow (DVD 3) 2004-12-14 (from $23.98)
    New Fist of the North Star / Neo Tokyo [Double Pack] (DVD) 2008-09-30

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Takashi Watanabe
Storyboard: Takashi Watanabe
Unit Director:
Kentaro Nakamura (eps 1, 3)
Shinji Ishihira (ep 2)
Original Manga:
Tetsuo Hara
Character Design: Haruo Sotozaki
Art Director: Satoru Kuwabara
Animation Director:
Haruo Sotozaki (eps 1, 3)
Kiyotoshi Aoi (ep 2)
Tomohiro Kawahara (mechanical; eps 1-2)
Mechanical design: Tomohiro Kawahara
Art design: Tomoyuki Aoki
Sound Director: Masafumi Mima
Director of Photography: Junichi Watanabe
Executive producer: Ren Usami
3D Supervision: Tomohiro Kawahara
Gwon Jang Won (White Line)
Han Kung Hee (White Line)
Ikuma Tobe (BUYU)
Jung Da I (Sung San)
Kang Myoung Suk (Sung San)
Kim Dong Suk (Sung San)
Kim Ji Hwan (White Line)
Kim Min Kyoung (White Line) 
Kim Soo Jung (Sung San)
Kim Young Min (White Line)
Lee Min-A (White Line)
Lee Hyun Mi (White Line)
Lee Ja Eun (Sung San)
Lee Og Ja (Sung San)
Lee Sung Jae (Sung San)
Lei Zhong Jiu (Phoenix Animation)
Li Li (Phoenix Animation)
Li Min Dai (Phoenix Animation)
Li Ping Tang (Phoenix Animation)
Masumi Okimoto (BUYU)
Mei Hua (Phoenix Animation)
Park Mi Hyen (Sung San)
Shin Mi Un (White Line)
Si-Eun Lee (White Line)
Sun Lee (Sung San)
Wei Hua Wang (Phoenix Animation)
Wei Wei Zhao (Phoenix Animation)
Wen Xia Wu (Phoenix Animation)
Yang Sung Jin (Sung San)
Animation Check:
Hiroshi Shirakawa
Huang Zhang (Phoenix Animation)
Kazuki Ito (BUYU)
Qing Song Jiang (Phoenix Animation)
Wei Feng Li (Phoenix Animation)
Animation producer: Shojiro Abe
Assistant producer: Takeshi Baba
Background Art:
Atsuko Takigami (Studio TENJIN)
Kaname Iwata (Studio TENJIN)
Michiko Morokuma (Studio TENJIN)
Yuyu Kuwabara (Studio TENJIN)
Design Production: Kozue Arai
Editing: Shinji Kobukata (Edit Puffin)
Insert Song Performance: Wakana Ootaki (Hikari no Yukue)
Mechanical Director: Tomohiro Kawahara
An Sun Hee (Sung San)
Biao Wang (Phoenix Animation)
Byoung Ae Lee (Sung San)
Cho Sung Woo (White Line)
Choi Eun Ha (Sung San)
Eun Young Kim (White Line)
Hiroko Ueda (BUYU)
Hong Juan Huang (Phoenix Animation)
Joung Soo Joung (Sung San)
Kang Yoon Sug (Sung San)
Kim Soo Jin (White Line)
Kim Kyong Ui (Sung San)
Lee In Ju (White Line)
Lee Mi Seon (White Line)
Lee Suk Jin (White Line)
Lee Sun Joo (White Line)
Lee Yean Suk (Sung San)
Li Li Suen (Phoenix Animation)
Makiko Doi (BUYU)
Moon Soung Hey (White Line)
Nam Guoog Jin (White Line)
Ping Shen (Phoenix Animation)
Qian Wei Su (Phoenix Animation)
Shinobu Sato (BUYU)
Song You Ja (Sung San)
Tomomi Asawa (BUYU)
Yan Ying Hong (Phoenix Animation)
Yoo Ju Young (Sung San)
Yu Zhang (Phoenix Animation)
Yuan Gu (Phoenix Animation)
Yukiko Sato (BUYU)
Yumiko Mihara (BUYU)
Masanori Yasui (BUYU)
Masasnori Yasui (BUYU)
Masatoshi Noda (BUYU)
Yusuke Sasano (BUYU)
Production Assistant: Shingo Okada
Recording: Fujio Yamada
Recording Assistant: Yukari Tobase (Aoi Studio)
Sound Effects: Shizuo Kurahashi (Sound Box)
Sound Production: Tomoko Nakashima (Techno Sound)
Theme Song Performance: Gackt
Titles: Shinji Kobukata (OP)
Takehito Koyasu as Kenshiro

Akimitsu Takase as Tobi
Gackt as Seiji
Romi Park as Bista (Doha)
Unshō Ishizuka as Sanga
Yurika Hino as Sara

Daisuke Kishio as Young Seiji
Fumihiko Tachiki as Narration
Hideyuki Tanaka as Toki
Keiji Hirai as Young Man
Kiyonobu Suzuki as Ches
Kōji Ishii as Rogue
Magnum Tokyo as Magnum
Masahiko Tanaka as Jinen
Reiko Suzuki as Yura
Sanae Kobayashi as Sāra (young)
Seiji Sasaki as Giese
Takaya Hashi as Rōshi
Tomoe Hanba as Myne

Hisao Egawa (ep 1)
Keisuke Baba (ep 1)
Rie Otake (ep 1)
Japanese companies
3DCG Production Chief: Pastel
Animation Check: Buyuu
Animation Production: A.C.G.T
Backgrounds: Studio TENJIN
Music Production: Nippon Crown
Photography: Buyuu
Sound Effects: Sound Box
Sound Production: Techno Sound
Sound Studio: Aoi Studio
English cast
English staff
Translation: Masako Ollivier
Executive producer:
John Ledford
Mark Williams
Camera: Spencer Parsons (extras)
Creative Director:
Chris Hawley (Complete Collection)
David Del Rio (Vol. 1-3, Complete Collection)
J. Michael Stovall (Vol. 1-3)
DVD Coordination: Janice Williams
DVD Graphics: Adeleye Lufadeju
DVD Producer:
Andrew Kent (Vols. 1, 3)
Thomas Meerbott (Vol. 2)
International Coordination: Toru Iwakami
Mixing: Paul Killam
Packaging Design:
Adeleye Lufadeju
Chris Lapp (Complete Collection)
Post-Production Manager: Shelly Thomas
Recording engineer: Charles Campbell
Senior Translator: Shoko Oono
Sound Design: Paul Killam
Special Thanks To:
Aaron Vyvial (Vol. 3 extra)
Jason McMaster
Michael Zang (Vol. 2 extra)
Russell Abbott
Subtitle Timing: Andrew Kent
English companies
ADR Recording: Monster Island
ADV Films (UK)
Section23 Films (North America; 2012)
DVD Authoring & Encoding: M.O.F.C.
Internet Streaming: The Anime Network
Licensed by:
ADV Films (Expired)
Post Production: Monkey Boy Studios
French staff
French cast
ADR Director: David Macaluso

Adaptation: William Coryn
French companies
Distributor: Mabell
Dubbing: Dubbing Brothers (Belgium)
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
Executive producer: José Luis Puertas

Screen Inserts:
Alfonso García Zambrano (Spain dub; eps 2-3)
Victor Iturrioz (Spain dub; ep 1)
Toni Mora as Kenshiro (Spain dub)

Alfonso Vallés as Seiji (Spain dub)
Ana Orra as Sara (Spain dub)
Anna Romano as Bista/Doha (Spain dub)
Joan Massotkleiner as Sanga (Spain dub)
José Javier Serrano as Tobi (Spain dub)

Alfonso Vallés as Toki (Spain dub)
Carmen Contreras as Yura (Spain dub)
Claudi García as Roshi (Spain dub)
Javier Amilibia as Jinen (Spain dub)
Joaquín Díaz as Narrator (Spain dub)
Manuel Gimeno as Seiji (Spain dub; young)
Núria Trifol as Main (Spain dub)
Ramon Canals as Roag (Spain dub)
Ramón Rocabayera as Giese (Spain dub)
Vicente Gil as Ches (Spain dub; eps 2-3)
Victor Iturrioz as Ches (Spain dub; ep 1)

Alex De Porrata (Spain dub)
Anna Romano (Spain dub)
Francisco Alborch (Spain dub)
Manuel Gimeno (Spain dub)
Ramón Rocabayera (Spain dub)
Victor Iturrioz (Spain dub)
Spanish companies
Licensed by: Jonu Media (Spain)
Italian staff
Italian cast
Dubbing Director: Serena Verdirosi
Translation: Laura Valentini
Executive producer: Francesco Di Sanzo

Dubbing Assistant: Corrado Russo
Italian companies
Broadcaster: MTV
Distributor: Shin Vision
Dubbing: SEFIT-CDC
German staff
German cast
Animation/DVD Layout: Holger Paetznick
Authoring/Conception: Tobias Löffler
Casting: Nina Marschke
Conception/organization: Matthias Heer
Coordination: Tobias Trummer
Dialogue Direction/audio Technology: Sascha Kaufmann
Management: Johannes Bauer
Post Production: Johannes Luff
Sound Editor/Cutter: Jusuf Ismaili
Special Effects/Compositing: Gerhard Buchner
Subtitling: Johann Heidinger
Thomas Rauscher as Sanga
Torsten Münchow as Kenshiro
Walter von Hauff as Seiji

Anke Kortemeier as Sara

Gerhard Acktun as
Sanga's Untergebener #2 (ep 1)
Sklave (ep 1)
Gert Rigauer as Sanga's Untergebener # 4 (ep 1)
Jörg Stuttmann as
Dorfbewohner (ep 1)
Sanga's Untergebener #1 (ep 1)
Ulf Söhmisch as Dorfbewohner (ep 1)
Ulf-Jürgen Wagner as
D.d.F Dorfbewohner
L.L Dorfbewohner
Ulrich Frank as Sanga's Untergebener #3 (ep 1)
Willi Röbke as Erzähler (Narrator)
German companies
Broadcaster: Animax Germany (2007-09-01 to 2007-09-10)
OVA Films
Dubbing: Circle of Arts
DVD Authoring & Encoding: Aaron-Films
Dutch staff
Dutch companies
Distributor: Manga DVD
Dutch cast
Russian staff
Russian companies
Distributor: MC Entertainment
Russian cast
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
Chinese (Taiwan) cast

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