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Cutie Honey (live-action movie)

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Alternative title:
キューティーハニー (Japanese)
Objectionable content: Mild
Plot Summary: When Honey's uncle gets kidnapped by the evil criminal gang known as "Panther Claw," she must use her magical powers of transformation (fueled by love) to save him. Meanwhile the same crime group has been responsible for a number of other crime sprees across Tokyo. In the process, Honey teams up with the seemingly cold police woman Natsuko Aki and hot shot journalist Seiji Hayami as well as battle the four "claws" of the Panther Claw gang to save her uncle and the rest of the city.
Running time: 94 minutes
Vintage: 2004-05-26
Premiere date:
2004-05-29 (Japan)
2005-01-19 (Italy, Future Film Festival)
Release dates: We have 6
Opening Theme:
"キューティーハニー (Cutie Honey)" by Kumi Koda
Ending Theme:
"Into Your Heart" by Kumi Koda
Insert song:
"Black Claw Arrives" (ブラック・クロー参上; Burakku Kurō Sanjō) by Mitsuhiro Oikawa
"Sister Jill's Theme" (シスター・ジルのテーマ; Shisuta Jiru no Tēma) by Kumi Koda
"Yogiri no Honey" (夜霧のハニー) by Kumi Koda
Links: We have 1
Trivia: We have 4
Cutie Honey (May 28, 2004)
News: Show:
Brighton Screening Change (Jun 17, 2011)
Fantasia Anime (Jul 6, 2004)
Cutie Honey Opens in 7th (Jun 1, 2004)
New Anime (Mar 15, 2004)
Live Action Updates (Nov 3, 2003)
ADV at AX (Jul 7, 2001)
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DVD (Region 1)
    Cutie Honey (Sub.DVD) 2007-04-17 (from $19.98)
    Cutie Honey - Limited Edition w/ Lunchbox (Sub.DVD) 2007-04-17 (from $14.01)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Hideaki Anno
Storyboard: Masayuki
Music: Mikio Endo
Original creator: Go Nagai
Animation Director: Tadashi Hiramatsu (OP)
Animation Character Design: Tadashi Hiramatsu (OP)
Executive producer:
Tetsuya Kato
Yoshiji Kaga
Action Director: Kazuyoshi Yamada
Assistant Director: Hideo Mizumura
Associate Director:
Katsuro Ogami
Costume Design:
Dango Takeda
Yutaka Izubuchi (for "Black Claw" only)
Design Assistant: Katsuya Terada
Editing: Hiroshi Okuda
Insert Song Arrangement:
Mikio Endo ("Black Claw Arrives")
Osamu Saito ("Sister Jill's Theme")
Reo Nishikawa ("Yogiri no Honey")
Insert Song Composition:
Kiyotoshi Noda ("Sister Jill's Theme")
Mikio Endo ("Black Claw Arrives")
Takeo Watanabe ("Yogiri no Honey")
Insert Song Lyrics:
Akira Itō ("Yogiri no Honey")
Hideaki Anno ("Black Claw Arrives")
Sachi Bennett ("Sister Jill's Theme")
Insert Song Performance:
Kumi Koda ("Sister Jill's Theme", "Yogiri no Honey")
Mitsuhiro Oikawa ("Black Claw Arrives")
Martial Arts Advisor: Cynthia Luster
Photography: Kosuke Matsushima
Production manager: Masaya Kajikawa
Special Effects Director: Makoto Kamiya
Theme Song Arrangement: h-wonder (OP, ED)
Theme Song Composition:
Kumi Koda (OP)
Takeo Watanabe (OP)
Theme Song Lyrics:
Claude Q (OP)
Kumi Koda (OP)
Theme Song Performance:
Kumi Koda (OP, ED)
Mitsuhiro Oikawa (as Black Claw)
Eisuke Sakai as Sister Jill
Eriko Satoh as Honey Kisaragi / Cutie Honey
Jun Murakami as Seiji Hayami
Mikako Ichikawa as Natsuko Aki

Hairi Katagiri as Gold Claw
Mayumi Shintani as Scarlet Claw
Mitsuhiro Oikawa as Black Claw
Shie Kohinata as Cobalt Claw

Go Nagai as car driver (Cameo)
Hideaki Anno as Office Worker
Kumi Koda as Herself
Mark Musashi as Panther Claw
Ryuhei Matsuda as NSA Client

Japanese companies
Animation Production: Toei Animation
Animation Production Cooperation:
Toei Video Co., Ltd.
Distributor: Warner Bros.
DVD Distribution: VAP
Music Production: Avex, Inc.
Opening Animation: GAINAX
Original Concept: Dynamic Planning
Planning Cooperation: Dynamic Planning
Production Cooperation: Cine Bazar
English staff
English cast
ADR Script: Michael Sinterniklaas
Executive producer: Ken Iyadomi
Additional ADR: Stephanie Sheh
Chief Producer: Nobuo Masuda
Theme Song Lyrics: Stephanie Sheh
Addie Blaustein as Sister Jill
Carrie Keranen as Honey Kisaragi/Cutie Honey
Eva Kaminsky as Natsuko Aki
Vinnie Penna as Seiji Hayami

Erica Schroeder as Scarlet Claw
Jay Snyder as Black Claw
Karen Strassman as Cobalt Claw
Vibe Jones as Gold Claw

J. David Brimmer as Chief Inspector
Meredith Zeitlin as Rinko
Michael Sinterniklaas as Detective Todoroki
Mike Pollock as Gokji/Group Manager
Scott Simpson as Butler

English companies
ADR Production: NYAV Post
Eastern Eye (Australia & New Zealand)
DVD Authoring: Nightjar, LLC
Licensed by:
Bandai Entertainment (Expired)
French staff
French cast
ADR Director: Danièle Hazan
Agnès Manoury as Natsuko Aki
Bruno Magne as Seiji Hayami
Danièle Hazan as Sister Jill
Marie Zidi as Honey Kisaragi/ Cutey Honey

Danièle Hazan as Scarlet Craw
Dolly Vanden as Gold Claw
Jérome Keen as Black Claw
Laurence Bréheret as Cobalt Claw

Bruno Magne as Goki
Emmanuel Gradi as le majordome
Nathalie Bleynie as
Vincent De Bouard as
Dr Utsugi
French companies
ADR Production: Studio Chinkel
German staff
German cast
Bernhard Völger as Seiji Hayami
Frank-Otto Schenk as Sister Jill
Julia Meynen as Honey Kisaragi/Cutie Honey
Tanya Kahana as Natsuko Aki

Barbara Ratthey as Gold Claw
Heike Schroetter as Cobalt Claw
Jan Kurbjuweit as Black Claw
Ulrike Stürzbecher as Scarlet Claw

Wolfgang Ziffer as Todoroki
German companies
Distributor: WVG Medien GmbH

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