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Paranoia Agent (TV)

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Alternative title:
Mousou Dairinin (Japanese)
Агент паранойи (Russian)
妄想代理人 (Japanese)
Themes: Police, Police
Objectionable content: Intense
Plot Summary: An elementary school kid dubbed with the title "shounen bat" or "lil slugger" has been going around attacking people with his bent, golden bat. Now, two detectives are investigating so they can stop this kid from making any more attacks, but they will find out soon enough... that this case is much more than they expected.
User Ratings: 3542 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 553 votes (sub:325, dub:204, raw:5, edit.dub:4, ?:3, others:12
5 Spanish subtitled
2 Russian subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 Russian dubbed
1 Italian dubbed
1 Italian subtitled
1 French subtitled
 Excellent: 993 votes (sub:580, dub:372, ?:7, raw:4, edit.dub:3, Eng:1, others:26
10 Spanish subtitled
4 Portuguese subtitled
4 French subtitled
2 Italian subtitled
2 Spanish dubbed
1 Swedish subtitled
1 Turkish subtitled
1 German dubbed
1 Russian edited dub
 Very good: 852 votes (sub:491, dub:312, edit.dub:11, raw:6, ?:5, others:27
6 Spanish subtitled
5 French subtitled
3 German dubbed
3 Italian subtitled
3 Polish subtitled
1 Spanish dubbed
1 Russian subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 Russian dubbed
1 Turkish Sub subtitled
1 Russian edited dub
1 Portuguese dubbed
 Good: 548 votes (sub:291, dub:230, edit.dub:6, raw:3, ?:2, others:16
7 Spanish subtitled
2 Spanish dubbed
2 Italian dubbed
2 French subtitled
1 Polish subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
 Decent: 259 votes (dub:127, sub:115, raw:3, edit.dub:2, ?:2, others:10
4 Spanish subtitled
2 German dubbed
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 Swedish subtitled
1 Italian dubbed
1 Chinese Mandarin subtitled
 So-so: 147 votes (sub:72, dub:66, edit.dub:3, ?:2, others:4
1 Russian subtitled
1 Spanish subtitled
1 Danish subtitled
1 German subtitled
 Not really good: 70 votes (sub:38, dub:29, edit.dub:2, others:1
1 Korean subtitled
 Weak: 63 votes (dub:35, sub:23, edit.dub:1, others:4
2 Portuguese subtitled
2 Spanish dubbed
 Bad: 24 votes (dub:13, sub:9, raw:1, others:1
1 Russian subtitled
 Awful: 17 votes (sub:9, dub:7, others:1
1 Spanish dubbed
 Worst ever: 16 votes (dub:8, sub:8)
Seen in part or in whole by 6153 users, rank: #109 (of 9599)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 7.889 (Very good), std. dev.: 1.8006, rank: #867 (of 9722)
Weighted mean: 7.816 (Very good−), rank: #904 (of 9722) (seen all: 7.95 / seen some: 6.86 / won't finish: 4.48)
Bayesian estimate: 7.814 (Very good−), rank: #645 (of 7298)
Running time: 25 minutes per episode
Number of episodes: 13
Episode titles: We have 13
2004-02-02 to 2004-05-17
2005-01-21 (Ep 1-4, Italy - Future Film Festival)
2005-05-29 to 2005-08-21 (U.S. TV Broadcast [AdultSwim])
2006-01-06 (Spain, Cuatroº)
2006-09-02 to 2006-10-17 (France)
2007-06-05 to 2007-09-02 (Germany - Animax)
2007-07-27 to 2007-10-19 (G4TechTV Canada - Anime Current)
Release dates: We have 11
Opening Theme:
"夢の島思念公園 (Yume no Shima Shinen Kouen)" by Susumu Hirasawa
Ending Theme:
"Shiroi Oka - Maromi no Theme" by Susumu Hirasawa
Links: We have 1
Trivia: We have 11
News: Show:
Paprika Trailer Online (Mar 1, 2007)
Paranoia Agent Streaming (May 23, 2006)
Geneon Boxed Sets (Jun 4, 2005)
NPR on Satoshi Kon (May 6, 2005)
Upcoming Adult Swim Anime (Mar 25, 2005)
NPR Reviews Anime (Feb 9, 2005)
Future Geneon Releases (Sep 11, 2004)
Adult Swim New Anime Poll (Aug 24, 2004)
Watch out for Shonen Bat (Aug 9, 2004)
Fantasia Anime (Jul 6, 2004)
Geneon Entertainment (Apr 22, 2004)
New Anime (Sep 29, 2003)
Other articles: Show:
Farewell Satoshi Kon (Nov 3, 2010)
Hey, Answerman! (Aug 7, 2009)
Hey, Answerman! (Mar 6, 2009)
Hey, Answerman! (Jan 23, 2009)
Hey, Answerman! (Oct 10, 2008)
Hey, Answerman! (Aug 25, 2006)
Hey, Answerman! (Feb 17, 2006)
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Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Satoshi Kon
Seishi Minakami (11 episodes
eps 1-4, 6-9, 11-13

Tomomi Yoshino (eps 5, 10)
Atsushi Takahashi (4 episodes
eps 3-4, 9[IQ/LDK/UMA/SOS], 12

Hiroshi Hamasaki (ep 7)
Kōjirō Tsuruoka (ep 6)
Mamoru Sasaki (eps 5, 11)
Michio Mihara (ep 9 ["HR"])
Nanako Shimazaki (eps 5, 11)
Rintarō (ep 9 ["ETC"])
Satoru Utsunomiya (ep 8)
Satoshi Kon (3 episodes
eps 1, 9[IQ/LDK/EBM/OH/TKO/HH], 13

Tatsuo Satō (ep 10)
Yoshihiro Wanibuchi (ep 2)
Unit Director:
Atsushi Takahashi (3 episodes
eps 4, 9[IQ/LDK/HR/UMA/SOS], 12

Hiroshi Hamasaki (ep 7)
Kōjirō Tsuruoka (ep 6)
Michiyo Suzuki (ep 9 ["OH"])
Nanako Shimazaki (eps 5, 11)
Satoru Utsunomiya (ep 8)
Takayuki Hirao (ep 1)
Takuji Endo (5 episodes
eps 2-3, 9[EBM/TKO/HH/ETC], 10, 13

Original Work: Satoshi Kon
Character Design: Masashi Ando
Art Director:
Kaoru Inoda (3 episodes
eps 5-6, 9["ETC"]

Masako Okada (ep 9 ["LDK"])
Naruyo Kiriyama (ep 9 ["IQ"])
Nobutaka Ike (8 episodes
eps 1-2, 4, 8, 9[HR & ETC], 11-13

Ryō Kōno (4 episodes
eps 3, 7, 9[EBM/OH/UMA/HH], 10

Shinichi Uehara (ep 9 ["TKO"])
Animation Director:
Akiko Asaki (ep 7)
Eiji Abiko (asst; ep 5)
Hideki Hamasu (ep 9 ["TKO"])
Hiroshi Hamasaki (ep 9 ["IQ"])
Hisashi Eguchi (ep 6)
Junichi Hayama (ep 9 ["TKO"])
Junko Abe (ep 10)
Katsuya Yamada (ep 10)
Kumiko Kawana (ep 9 ["EBM"])
Mamoru Sasaki (eps 5, 11)
Masashi Ando (OP; 2 episodes
eps 9 [UMA & HH], 10

Michio Mihara (3 episodes
eps 4, 9[HR & SOS], 12

Michiyo Suzuki (4 episodes
eps 1-2, 9 [OH/TKO], 13

Satoru Utsunomiya (ep 8)
Shigeo Akahori (ep 3)
Toshiyuki Inoue (ep 9 [IQ & TKO])
Yoshimi Itazu (ep 9 [LDK/ETC])
Sound Director: Masafumi Mima
Executive producer:
Eiji Ohmura (WOWOW)
Iwao Sezaki (Tohokushinsha Film Corporation)
Shinichi Kobayashi (Madhouse)
Yasushi Shiina (Asmik Ace Entertainment)
Yosuke Kobayashi (Geneon Entertainment USA)
Hideki 'Henry' Goto (Geneon Entertainment USA)
Mitsuru Uda (Asmik Ace Entertainment)
Rika Tsurusaki (Tohokushinsha Film Corporation)
Tokushi Hasegawa (WOWOW)
Yasuaki Iwase (Madhouse)

Animation Check: Akiko Ohshima
Art Setting Coordinator: Tomomi Yoshino
Assistant Animation Director: Toshiyuki Inoue (ep 8)
Assistant producer: Shinsaku Tanaka
Assistant Unit Director: Takayuki Hirao (eps 7, 9-13)
Background Art:
Baek Sun Hee (Dr. Movie; eps 1-3, 7-9)
Dae Yong Sung (Dr. Movie; eps 1-13)
Eun Jung Young (Dr. Movie; eps 11-13)
Ha Gwon Bong (Dr. Movie; ep 4)
Jong Pil Yun (Dr. Movie; eps 1-3, 5-13)
Jung Ah Kang (Dr. Movie; eps 2-3)
Junko Ina (eps 11-13)
Kaoru Inoda (8 episodes
eps 1-2, 4, 8, 10-13

Kyung Hwan Kim (Dr. Movie; eps 5-6, 10-13)
Kyung Mi Kim (Dr. Movie; eps 10-13)
Masako Okada (9 episodes
eps 2, 5-8, 10-13

Mi Kyoung Kim (Dr. Movie; eps 5-6, 9)
Naruyo Kiriyama (9 episodes
eps 2, 5-8, 10-13

Park Hae-Eon (Dr. Movie; eps 2-3)
Ryō Kōno (eps 1-2, 6, 13)
Seong Jik Ko (Dr. Movie; ep 4)
Shinichi Uehara (eps 1-8, 10-13)
Soo Jung Ha (Dr. Movie; eps 1-9, 11-13)
Yong Hyun Lee (Dr. Movie; eps 5-6, 9)
Yoo Il-Sun (Dr. Movie; eps 2-3, 5-6, 9)
Yun Hyun Cho (Dr. Movie; eps 5-6)
Yun Ju Cho (Dr. Movie; ep 9)
Casting Management: Tsutomu Kashiwakura
Cell Check:
Azusa Sasaki (eps 2-3, 5, 7)
Chikako Kamata (eps 1, 3)
Fumie Hayashi (eps 2, 6)
Harue Ono (ep 1)
Masako Torikata (eps 1-2, 6)
Noriko Kikui (eps 1, 5-6)
Satoshi Hashimoto (ep 7)
Yoshinori Horikawa (eps 2-3, 7)
Yuriko Kadomoto (eps 1-2, 5)
Yuya Nishida (eps 1-3, 5-7)
Chief Producer: Masao Teshima
Atsurō Saitō (Madhouse; ep 2)
Fumihiko Morohashi (Asahi Production; eps 3-5, 7)
Hiroshi Murakami (Studio Ipse; eps 2-7)
Hitoshi Yamaguchi (Madhouse; eps 1-2, 6)
Kayoko Takaya (Asahi Production; eps 5, 7)
Kazuki Watanabe (Asahi Production; eps 3-4)
Kenji Takahashi (Asahi Production; eps 3-5, 7)
Kou Ohizumi (Madhouse; eps 1-2, 6)
Kouji Takahashi (Madhouse; eps 1-2)
Mari Gomyo (Asahi Production; eps 3-5, 7)
Masayuki Narai (Madhouse; eps 1-2, 6)
Mayumi Takarada (Studio Ipse; ep 1)
Minoe Ōkubo (Asahi Production; eps 3-5, 7)
Minoru Fujita (Madhouse; ep 2)
Naoyuki Wada (Asahi Production; eps 3-5, 7)
Norio Yamamoto (Studio Ipse)
Ryuta Undo (Madhouse; eps 1-2, 6)
Shinya Ueda (Asahi Production; eps 3-5, 7)
Suguru Oidaira (Asahi Production; eps 3-4)
Takeshi Katsurayama (Asahi Production; eps 3-5, 7)
Yoshihiro Tomita (Asahi Production; eps 3-5, 7)
Yukihiro Masumoto (Madhouse; eps 1-2, 6)
Color design: Satoshi Hashimoto
Satoki Toyoda (eps 11-13)
Satoshi Kon (eps 11-13)
Seishi Minakami (eps 11-13)
Director of Cinematography: Katsutoshi Sugai
Effects Animation Director: Toshiyuki Inoue (ep 13)
Eyecatch Design: Michiya Katō
In-Between Animation:
Chae Ryung Yu (Dr. Movie; ep 3)
Choung Youn Hee (Dr. Movie; eps 4, 7)
Chul-Ho Jang (Dr. Movie; ep 4)
Eun Hee An (Dr. Movie; ep 4)
Eun Soon Byun (Dr. Movie; ep 4)
Eun-Ju Yoon (Dr. Movie; eps 1, 4-7)
Go Ji-Sun (Dr. Movie; eps 5-6)
Hi Yung-Mi (Dr. Movie; ep 3)
Houng Mi-Young (Madhouse)
Hye Jung Jo (Dr. Movie; ep 7)
Hye-Soon Byun (Dr. Movie; ep 4)
Hyo-Sun Lee (Dr. Movie; ep 3)
Hyun A Park (Dr. Movie; eps 1, 4-7)
Hyun Kyung Oh (Dr. Movie; eps 4, 7)
Ikumi Fukumoto (Madhouse)
Jeong-Hui Kim (Dr. Movie; eps 3, 11-12)
Ji Eun Kim (Dr. Movie; ep 4)
Ji Young Sung (Dr. Movie; ep 2)
Jin Ju Go (Dr. Movie; ep 2)
Jung Hee-Jean (Dr. Movie; ep 2)
Jung Hyun-Hoo (Dr. Movie; ep 2)
Kayo Ikeda (Madhouse; ep 4)
Kim Jeong-Dae (Dr. Movie; eps 1, 7)
Kim Yong-Dae (Dr. Movie; ep 1)
Kim Young-Joe (Dr. Movie; ep 7)
Kyoung Soon Han (Dr. Movie; ep 1)
Megumi Tonegawa (Madhouse)
Mi Kyoung An (Dr. Movie; eps 1, 4-7)
Mi Ok Lee (Dr. Movie; eps 3, 5-6)
Myung-Hee Youn (Dr. Movie; eps 1, 5-7)
Nam Seon Jeong (Dr. Movie; eps 5-6)
Naoko Masui (Madhouse; eps 1-4, 6-7)
Natsumi Okumoto (Madhouse; eps 1-4, 6-7)
Park Hou-Jung (Dr. Movie; eps 1, 5-6)
Pil-Won Heo (Dr. Movie; eps 1, 4-7)
Se Ra Park (Dr. Movie; ep 7)
Soon-Ha Hwang (Dr. Movie; ep 7)
Su Kyung Park (Dr. Movie; eps 1, 5-6)
Su Yeon Lee (Dr. Movie; eps 1-2, 7)
Su-Jin Hwang (Dr. Movie; eps 4, 7)
Sung Yu-Mi (Dr. Movie; eps 1, 4-5)
Taiki Imamura (Madhouse)
Yi Chang-Yun (Dr. Movie; eps 5-6)
Yi Jung-Eun (Dr. Movie; eps 1, 7)
Yoshie Fujiwara (Madhouse; eps 1-4, 6-7)
Youn-Hee Jeong (Dr. Movie; eps 1, 5-7)
Yung Ae Park (Dr. Movie; eps 1, 4-6)
Yurika Higashizaka (eps 1, 3, 5)
Zung Young-Sun (Dr. Movie; eps 5-6)
Key Animation:
Aiko Wakatsuki (5 episodes
eps 3, 6, 8, 9 [ETC], 10

Akiharu Ishii (eps 5-6, 10)
Akiko Asaki (eps 1, 10, 13)
Akiko Konno (eps 2, 6)
Ayako Hata (ep 10)
Chihiro Hayashi (eps 2-3, 7)
Chikashi Kubota (ep 10)
Daisuke Kikuchi (ep 8)
Daizen Komatsuda (ep 8)
Eiji Komatsu (ep 6)
Emiko Kataoka (ep 3)
Hideaki Matsuoka (ep 12)
Hidehiko Sawada (ep 11)
Hideki Hamasu (OP; 1, 9, 13)
Hideki Kakita (ep 5)
Hideki Saijo (ep 3)
Hidenori Matsubara (ep 13)
Hideo Maru (ep 10)
Hideto Komori (eps 5-6)
Hidetsugu Itō (ep 6)
Hirofumi Masuda (ep 13)
Hiroshi Hamasaki (eps 9, 12-13)
Hiroshi Nishimura (eps 7, 12)
Hiroshi Shimizu (ep 12)
Hiroshi Takaguchi (eps 5, 7)
Hiroyuki Morita (ep 6)
Hiroyuki Ogura (eps 5, 11-12)
Hiroyuki Okiura (eps 8, 13)
Hisashi Eguchi (ep 1)
Ichiro Uno (ep 11)
Katsuya Asano (ep 10)
Katsuya Yamada (ep 13)
Kazuaki Imai (7 episodes
eps 1-3, 7, 9 [ETC], 10-11

Kazuchika Kise (ep 8)
Keizou Ichikawa (ep 7)
Kenichi Konishi (ep 5)
Kenichi Kutsuna (ep 8)
Kiyoshi Tateishi (eps 2, 7, 12)
Kōichi Arai (ep 8)
Koichi Hatsumi (ep 6)
Kumiko Kawana (5 episodes
eps 1-2, 6, 9 [ETC], 13

Mamoru Sasaki (ep 13)
Masaaki Endou (ep 5)
Masahiko Kubo (OP; eps 1, 5)
Masahiko Sasaki (ep 10)
Masaki Kamiguchi (ep 5)
Masami Ozone (eps 10, 13)
Masashi Ando (OP; 5 episodes
eps 2, 7, 9-10, 13

Masayuki Ojima (eps 1-3, 7, 11)
Matsudo Hausu (ep 7)
Michio Mihara (OP; eps 4, 12-13)
Michio Satō (ep 3)
Michiyo Suzuki (OP; eps 1, 6, 13)
Motonobu Hori (ep 8)
Nagisa Nakajima (ep 12)
Nanako Shimazaki (1 episodes
ep 10 [Mellow Maromi]

Naoki Arakawa (ep 8)
Norimoto Tokura (eps 1, 13)
Norio Hashimoto (ep 5)
Norio Matsumoto (eps 1, 8)
Ryōtarō Makihara (6 episodes
eps 2, 5-6, 8, 10, 12

Satoru Utsunomiya (ep 8)
Shinji Hashimoto (eps 10, 12)
Shinmei Saito (4 episodes
eps 3, 6-7, 9 [LDK]

Shinsuke Yanagi (ep 3)
Shuichi Shimamura (ep 10)
Shūji Sakamoto (ep 12)
Tadashi Hiramatsu (ep 5)
Tadashi Kubo (ep 5)
Takahiro Tanaka (ep 5)
Takahiro Umehara (ep 6)
Takahito Nakazawa (eps 3, 11)
Takashi Hashimoto (ep 13)
Takashi Kawaguchi (ep 13)
Takashi Kumazen (eps 3, 8)
Takashi Muratani (eps 10-11)
Takayuki Gorai (eps 3, 10)
Takeshi Honda (eps 8, 13)
Tetsurō Karai (ep 10)
Tetsuya Kumagai (ep 6)
Tetsuya Nishio (ep 8)
Tomohisa Shimoyama (3 episodes
eps 6, 8, 10 [Mellow Maromi]

Tomomi Ishikawa (eps 2-3, 7)
Tomoyuki Shitaya (ep 3)
Toshihiro Kikuchi (ep 10)
Toshihisa Kaiya (ep 8)
Toshiyuki Inoue (eps 1, 13)
Toshiyuki Komaru (eps 6, 13)
Wataru Abe (ep 6)
Yasuhisa Katō (ep 3)
Yasunori Miyazawa (eps 2, 4, 12)
Yoshiko Okuda (5 episodes
eps 2, 5, 7, 9 [ETC], 10

Yoshimi Itazu (5 episodes
eps 1-2, 5-6, 13

Yoshio Hashimoto (ep 5)
Yū Katō (ep 10)
Yu Maruyama (ep 8)
Yūichi Takahashi (eps 3, 5, 11)
Maromi Design: Hideki Hamasu
Music Production Coordinator:
Mika Hirano (Chaos Union)
Rihito Yumoto (Chaos Union)
Planning: Masao Maruyama
Production Coordination:
Kazuo Watanabe (eps 1-5)
Namiko Abe (ep 6)
Yoshifumi Sueda (ep 7)
Production manager: Ryouhei Takahashi
Production producer: Satoki Toyoda
Promotion Design: Kiyoshi Inagaki (Tristero Design)
Promotion Producer:
Atsuhito Isoda
Fumie Takeuchi
Promotion Supervisor: Mayu Hayashida
Recording Assistant: Yukari Tobase (Aoi Studio)
Recording engineer: Makoto Uchida
Sound Design: Shizuo Kurahashi
Sound Effects Assistant: Tomokazu Mii (Soundbox)
Sound Engineer: Masanori Chinzei
Sound Producer:
Hiroyasu Maru (Techno Sound)
Tomoko Nakashima (Techno Sound)
Special Effects:
Ayumi Arahata (eps 1-5, 7)
Kumiko Taniguchi (eps 1-5, 7)
Takatoshi Abe (ep 6)
Trace & Paint:
Bo-Ra Choi (Dr. Movie; ep 3)
Eun Suk Jeong (Dr. Movie; eps 1, 5-7)
Hee Kyoung Choi (Dr. Movie; eps 2, 5-6)
Hye Mi Shin (Dr. Movie; eps 2, 5-6)
Hyun Ji An (Dr. Movie; eps 4-7)
Hyun Ok Choi (Dr. Movie; eps 1, 4, 7)
Im Hyun-Kjin (Dr. Movie; eps 1, 4)
Jang Youn-Mi (Dr. Movie; eps 1, 4)
Jin Young Han (Dr. Movie; eps 1, 4, 7)
Jun Joung-Cak (Dr. Movie; ep 3)
Jung Lee-Jung (Dr. Movie; ep 7)
Jung Ah Park (Dr. Movie; eps 1, 5-7)
Jung Eun Lee (Dr. Movie; ep 7)
Kang Kim (Dr. Movie; eps 1, 4)
Ki Jeong Choi (Dr. Movie; eps 2, 5-6)
Kim Hae-Jin (Dr. Movie; eps 1, 4)
Kim Min-Sung (Dr. Movie; ep 7)
Lee Young-Ae (Dr. Movie; eps 1, 4)
Lee Kun Hae (Dr. Movie; ep 7)
Lim Jeung-A (Dr. Movie; ep 3)
Mi Yeon Lee (Dr. Movie; ep 7)
Min Ju Kim (Dr. Movie; ep 7)
Saeng Hoi Seo (Dr. Movie; eps 2, 5-6)
Seung Hee Song (Dr. Movie; ep 7)
Su Im Oh (Dr. Movie; ep 7)
Su-Ra Choi (Dr. Movie; ep 3)
Sun I Choi (Dr. Movie; eps 1, 5-7)
Sung Hee Seo (Dr. Movie; eps 2, 5-6)
Yong Kyoung Park (Dr. Movie; eps 4-7)
Youn Hyun-Suk (Dr. Movie; eps 1, 4)
Youn Suk Na (Dr. Movie; eps 4-7)
Young Shim Lee (Dr. Movie; eps 1, 4-7)
Yun Hee Park (Dr. Movie; ep 7)
TV Promotion: Mitsuyuki Iizawa (WOWOW)
Video Editing: Kazunori Okada
Daisuke Sakaguchi as Shonen Bat
Mamiko Noto as Tsukiko Sagi

Halko Momoi as Maromi
Makoto Tsumura as Shogo Ushiyama
Ryūji Saikachi as Old Person
Shōzō Iizuka as Keiichi Ikari
Toshihiko Nakajima as Masami Hirukawa
Toshihiko Seki as Detective Maniwa

Akio Suyama as Masashi Kamei (eps 1, 3, 12)
Daiki Nakamura as Nobunaga Oda (ep 10)
Daisuke Gouri as Junji Handa (ep 4)
Daisuke Sakaguchi as Makoto Kozuka
Eisuke Asakura as Takenori Kumakura (ep 10)
Hazuru Matsukura as Satoko Kayama (ep 10)
Hiroshi Ohtake as Goro Inukai (ep 11)
Hiroshi Yanaka as Old Man's Son (ep 1)
Hiroyuki Yoshino as Naoyuki Saruta (ep 10)
Hisako Kyouda as Old woman
Hisao Egawa as Yoshihiro Wanibuchi (ep 10)
Jin Horikawa as
Newscaster (ep 6)
Shinichiro Tatsuta (ep 10)
Kazue Komiya as Misae Ikari
Keiji Fujiwara as Shunsuke Makabe (eps 4, 13)
Keisuke Fujii as Man (ep 8)
Kenji Utsumi as Kawazu
Kiyonobu Suzuki as Shinsuke Hatomura (eps 1, 10-12)
Kiyoshi Kawakubo as Fuyubachi
Konomi Akiha as High School Girl (ep 8)
Kotono Mitsuishi as
Harumi Chouno (eps 2-3)
Maria (ep 3)
Kouji Yoshida as Cop (ep 7)
Kozue Odagiri as Housewife (ep 5)
Kumi Nishiyama as Housewife (ep 5)
Mami Kingetsu as Homeroom Teacher (ep 2)
Masakazu Kohara as Police Officer (ep 7)
Masashi Hirose as Akihiro Takamine (ep 10)
Masayo Hosono as Boy (ep 6)
Mayumi Yamaguchi as Taira Yuuichi (ep 2)
Miina Tominaga as Kamome
Motoko Kumai as Baseball Boy (ep 10)
Nana Mizuki as Taeko Hirukawa (ep 6)
Naochika Hayashida as Newscaster (ep 7)
Rikiya Koyama as Manga Hero (ep 4)
Rumi Kasahara as Taeko's Mother (ep 6)
Sayuri as Yuuichi's Mother (ep 2)
Seizo Katou as Tsukiko's Father (ep 12)
Shōzō Iizuka as Karino
Sumomo Momomori as High School Girl (ep 8)
Takeshi Watabe as News Anchor (ep 4)
Tamaki Nakanishi as High School Girl (ep 8)
Tamami Chaki as Housewife (ep 5)
Tomoko Hayashi as Boy (ep 6)
Tomoko Kawakami as Manga Heroine (ep 4)
Tomomichi Nishimura as Yoshio Hiranuma (ep 10)
Toshihiko Kamei as Cop (ep 7)
Toshio Kobayashi as Akihiko Ryu (eps 3, 13)
Toshiyuki Hayase as Man (ep 8)
Tsugumi Higasayama as Taeko's Friend (ep 6)
Yōko Soumi as Michiko Sato (ep 10)
Yoshinori Sonobe as Waiter (ep 7)
Yuki Kodaira as Taeko's Friend (ep 6)
Yuki Watanabe as High School Girl (ep 8)
Yuri Suzu as Yuuichi's mother

Akeno Watanabe (eps 1, 12)
Ako Mayama (ep 13)
Eisuke Asakura (eps 3, 12)
Hikaru Tokita (ep 2)
Hisako Kyouda (ep 9)
Ippei Hisa (ep 2)
Jin Horikawa (ep 13)
Kazuaki Itō (ep 3)
Keiichi Sonobe (ep 13)
Keisuke Fujii (ep 4)
Kimiko Koyama (eps 1, 12)
Makoto Ishii (ep 2)
Makoto Nagai (ep 13)
Mamiko Noto (ep 9)
Mayumi Ichikawa (eps 1, 3, 12)
Mitsuru Ogata (ep 11)
Miyako Itō (ep 13)
Miyuki Matsushita (eps 1, 12)
Miyuki Yagami (ep 2)
Naomi Shindoh (ep 12)
Nobuyuki Furuta (ep 12)
Reiko Kiuchi (ep 1)
Risa Hayamizu (ep 13)
Rumi Ochiai (eps 1, 12)
Ryoko Nagata (eps 2, 13)
Sayuri Kubo (eps 11-12)
Shigeru Mogi (ep 11)
Shoji Izumi (ep 4)
Shunsuke Sakuya (ep 11)
Sou Hirano (ep 4)
Sumiko Motoi (ep 4)
Sumomo Momomori (ep 11)
Takashi Kondō (ep 12)
Takehiro Murozono (eps 2, 11)
Tomo Shigematsu (eps 4, 11, 13)
Tomohisa Asō (eps 12-13)
Tsuguo Mogami (eps 1, 11)
Uko Tachibana (ep 3)
Yayoi Nakazawa (eps 1, 12)
Yoichi Masukawa (ep 11)
Youto Kazama (ep 1)
Yūji Kishi (ep 1)
Yūki Tai (ep 2)
Yukie Nishimura (eps 2, 4)
Yukiko Tagami (eps 2-4)
Yukimasa Obi (ep 11)
Yutaka Nakano (ep 3)
Japanese companies
Animation: Madhouse
Background Art: DR Movie
Broadcaster: WOWOW
Asahi Production (7 episodes
eps 3-5, 7, 9, 11-12

Madhouse (6 episodes
eps 1-2, 6, 8, 10, 13

Studio Ipse
w-sky (eps 9-11)
In-Between Animation:
Animaruya (ep 10)
Doga Kobo (ep 13)
DR Movie
Rikuentai (eps 9, 12)
Studio Boomerang (ep 8)
Studio Wombat (eps 1, 3, 12)
Wao World (ep 11)
Key Animation: Studio Wombat (eps 3, 6-9)
Music Production: Chaos Union
Promotion Support:
Cruise, Inc.
Recording Studio: Aoi Studio
Sound Production: Techno Sound
Trace & Paint: DR Movie (eps 1-6)
Video Editing: Q-Tec
English cast
English staff
Director: Jonathan Klein
Reiko Matsuo (eps 1-4)
Rika Kolka (eps 5-13)
Executive producer: Hideki 'Henry' Goto
Jonathan Klein (New Generation Pictures)
Justin Cook (Funimation)
Michael Harcourt (Funimation)
Reiko Matsuo (New Generation Pictures)
Satoshi Fujii (Geneon)

ADR Script Editing: Charlie Sullivan
Audio Layback Engineer: Gregg Hall
DVD Subtitling:
Brett Jacobsen (eps 1-4)
Saori Tauchi (eps 1-13)
Yohei Shikano (eps 1-4)
Yoko Kimura (eps 1-4)
Online Editor: Chris LadeGaard
Packaging Design: Biff Butler
Recording engineer:
Marc Rizzo (eps 1-7, 11)
Marco Bustos (eps 11-13)
Sergio Gonzalez (eps 8-13)
Sound Mixing: Marco Bustos
Liam O'Brien as Mitsuhiro Maniwa (eps 5-13)
Michelle Ruff as Tsukiko Sagi
Sam Regal as Little Slugger
William Markham as Mitsuhiro Maniwa (eps 1-4)

Carrie Savage as Maromi
Darrel Guilbeau as Osamu (ep 9)
Doug Stone as Akio Kawazu
Kari Wahlgren as Taeko Hirukawa (as Tara Hudson)
Michael McConnohie as Keiichi Ikari
Reg Green as Masami Hirukawa
Steven Bendik as Shogo Ushiyama
Tara Hudson as Taeko Hirukawa

Barbara Goodson as Sato (ep 10)
Carrie Savage as Taeko's Friend A (ep 6)
Dave Mallow as Hiranuma (ep 10)
Doug Stone as
Fuyubachi (ep 10)
Newscaster (ep 7)
Police Officer in the Police Dept. (ep 7)
Tsukiko's Dad (ep 12)
Erica Shaffer as Harumi Chono (eps 2-3)
Frank Dallas as Oda (ep 10)
Gina Grad as
Housewife C
Taeko's Mother
Howard Clarendon as
Junji Handa
Wanibuchi (ep 10)
Hunter MacKenzie Austin as
Kanie (ep 10)
Yuichi's Teacher (eps 2-3)
Ivan Buckley as Cop (ep 7)
J.D. Stone as
Animated boy (ep 10)
Apologizer 2 (Eps. 2)
Boy with cap;
Boy with glasses (Eps. 1);
Teaser 2 (Eps. 6);
Young Boy (ep 10)
J.E. as Old Woman
Jackson Daniels as Takamine (ep 10)
Jaime Gallardo as Little Slugger
Jason C. Miller as
Maromi Fan
Security Guard
Jennifer Sekiguchi as Taeko's Friend B (ep 6)
John E. Breen as Saruta (ep 10)
Jonathan C. Osborne as Masashi Kamel (ep 1)
Justin Gross as Newscaster
Kevin Hatcher as Yuichi Taira
Kim Strauss as Tatsuta (ep 10)
Kirsty Pape as Mieko Kamohara (ep 9)
Lance J. Holt as Akihiko Ryu
Lulu Chiang as Kamome
Megan Hollingshead as Kayama (ep 10)
Melodee M. Spevack as Misae Ikari
Melora Harte as Old Woman
Patrick Seitz as
TV Producer (ep 10)
Richard Cansino as Oda (ep 10)
Russell Thor as Cop (ep 7)
Sally Dana as Yuichi's Mom (eps 2-3)
Sam Regal as
Hatomura Shinsuke (ep 1)
Kumakura (ep 10)
Old Man's Son (ep 1)
Sienna Canyon as Halo (ep 12)
Simon Isaacson as Goro Inukai (ep 11)
Sparky Roberts as Shunsuke Makabe
T. Axelrod as Hatomura (ep 10)
Ted Sroka as Hiroki (ep 9)
Victoria Harwood as Housewife B
William Frederick as Old Man

English companies
Audio Layback: Soundscape, Inc.
Adult Swim
Animax South Africa
Cartoon Network (Adult Swim)
G4TechTV Canada (Anime Current)
Toonami (via Funimation)
Madman Entertainment (Australia)
DVD Authoring: DIVITEK
Internet Streaming:
FUNimation Entertainment
Wakanim (Nordic countries and the Netherlands)
Recording Studio: The Post Office, LLC
Video Editing: The Post Office, LLC
French staff
French cast
ADR Director: Gilbert Levy
Executive producer: Carlo Levy

Coordination: Bruno Parent
Sabrina Leurquin as Tsukiko Sagi
Taric Mehani as le gamin à la batte

Eric Missoffe as Mitsuhiro Maniwa
Eric Peter as Keichi Ikari
Patrick Pellegrin as Masami Hirukawa
Sidonie Laurens as Maromi

Christelle Reboul as Mme Kamohara (ep 9)
Danièle Hazan as vielle dame (ep 9)
Gilbert Levy as
le viel homme
Yoshio (ep 10)
Jessie Lambotte as
Harumi Chono
Michel Raimbault as Akihiko Ryu
Nathalie Bleynie as
la vielle femme
Misae Ikari
Olivier Destrez as
Nobunaga (ep 10)
Sabrina Leurquin as
Satoko (ep 10)
Sidonie Laurens as Kamome (ep 8)
Stéphane Ronchewski as
Osamu (ep 9)
Saruta (ep 10)
Taric Mehani as
Hiroki (ep 9)
Makoto Kozuka
Yuichi Takera
Thierry Murzeau as Akio Kawasu
French companies
Gong (from May 2009)
MCM (from 2 September 2006)
MCM Belgique
Distributor: Dybex
Dubbing: Studio Chinkel
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
ADR Director: Juan José Moscoso (Spain dub)
Translation: Bárbara Pesquer (Spain dub)
ADR Script: Jordi Naro (Spain dub)
Executive producer: Jorge Gabarró Frau

Subtitle Supervisor: Juan Pedro Ruiz (Selecta Visión; 2016 DVD release)
Jesús López as Shounen Bat (Spain dub)
Laura Violeta as Tsukiko Sagi (Valencian dub)
Maria Rosa Guillén as Tsukiko Sagi (Spain dub)

Ariadna Giménez as
Maromi (Spain dub; Spain dub)
Shogo Ushiyama (Spain dub; Spain dub)
Benja Figueres as Makoto Kozuka (Valencian dub)
Carmen Calvell as Makoto Kozuka (Spain dub)
Cesar Lechiguero as Akio Kawazu (Valencian dub)
Dario Torrent as Yuuichi Taira (Valencian dub)
Enric Puig as Mitsuhiro Maniwa (Valencian dub)
Francesc Rocamora as Mitsuhiro Maniwa (Spain dub)
Gabriel Pareja as Keiichi Ikari (Valencian dub)
Hector Navarro as Masami Hirukawa (Valencian dub)
Ignasi Díaz as Shougo Ushiyama (Valencian dub)
José Garcia Tos as
Old Man (Valencian dub)
Zebra (Valencian dub; ep 8)
Juan José Moscoso as Keiichi Ikari (Spain dub)
Juan Vicente Espuig as Fuyubachi (Valencian dub; ep 8)
Julia Sorli as Maromi (Valencian dub)
María Rosa Gil as Old Woman (Spain dub)
Mario Gargallo as Akio Kawazu (Spain dub)
Nina Romero as Kamome (Valencian dub; ep 8)
Rosa López as Harumi Chouno (Valencian dub)
Tasio Alonso as
Masami Hirukawa (Spain dub)
Old Man (Spain dub)
Xesca Guillén as Old Woman (Valencian dub)

Ariadna Giménez as Satoko Kayama (Spain dub; ep 10)
Carles Lladó as Naoyuki Saruta (Spain dub; ep 10)
Carmen Calvell as
Michiko Sato (Spain dub; ep 10)
Taeko Hirukawa (Spain dub)
Eva Ordeig as Kamome (Spain dub; ep 8)
Francesc Rocamora as
Fuyubachi (Spain dub; ep 8)
Goro Inukai (Spain dub; ep 11)
Shinichiro Tatsuta (Spain dub; ep 10)
Gabriel Pareja as Yoshio Hiranuma (Valencian dub; ep 10)
Hector Navarro as
Masashi Kamei (Valencian dub)
Yoshihiro Wanibuchi (Valencian dub; ep 10)
Ignasi Díaz as
Hiroki (Valencian dub; ep 9)
Naoyuki Saruta (Valencian dub; ep 10)
J. Ignacio Latorre as Shinsuke Hatomura (Spain dub)
Jesús López as
Shunsuke Makabe (Spain dub; eps 4, 13)
Yoshio Hiranuma (Spain dub; ep 10)
Zebra (Spain dub; ep 8)
Jordi Navarro as Yuichi Taira (Spain dub)
José Garcia Tos as
Akihiro Takamine (Valencian dub; ep 10)
Junji Handa (Valencian dub; ep 4)
Shunsuke Makabe (Valencian dub)
Juan José Moscoso as Akihiro Takamine (Spain dub; ep 10)
Laura Violeta as Iizuka (Valencian dub; ep 9)
María Rosa Gil as
Misae Ikari (Spain dub)
Yuuichi's Mother (Spain dub; ep 2)
Maria Rosa Guillén as
Animated Boy (Spain dub; ep 10)
Harumi Chouno (Spain dub)
Miry Giner as Midori Shibazaki (Valencian dub; ep 6)
Oscar Redondo as Takenori Kumakura (Spain dub; ep 10)
Rafael Ordóñez Arrieta as Akihiko Ryu (Valencian dub)
Tasio Alonso as
Nobunaga Oda (Spain dub; ep 10)
Tsukiko's Father (Spain dub; ep 12)
Xesca Guillén as Yuuichi's Mother (Valencian dub; ep 2)

Ariadna Giménez (Spain dub)
Carmen Calvell (Spain dub)
Eva Ordeig (Spain dub)
Francesc Rocamora (Spain dub)
J. Ignacio Latorre (Spain dub)
Jesús López (Spain dub)
Juan José Moscoso (Spain dub)
María Rosa Gil (Spain dub)
Maria Rosa Guillén (Spain dub)
Oscar Redondo (Spain dub)
Sofia Garcia (Spain dub)
Tasio Alonso (Spain dub)
Spanish companies
Canal 9 (Spain)
Cuatro (Spain)
Dubbing Studio: Cristal Media (Spain dub)
DVD Distribution: Selecta Visión
Internet Streaming:
Amazon Prime Video (Spain)
Anime Box (Spain)
Filmin (Spain)
Licensed by: Selecta Visión (Spain)
TV Distribution: Selecta Visión
Italian staff
Italian cast
Dubbing Director: Maria pia di Meo

Editorial Coordination: Luca Ficarelli
Alessia Amendola as Tsukiko Sagi
Andrea Mete as Shonen Bat

Antonella Baldini as Maromi
Dante Biagioni as Anziano
Loris Loddi as Mitsuhiro Maniwa
Massimo Lodolo as Masami Hirukawa
Nino Prester as Keiichi Ikari
Sabrina Duranti as Shogo Ushiyama
Stefano Mondini as Akio Kawazu

Alessandro Quarta as Masashi Kamei (eps 1, 3, 12)
Antonio Sanna as Nobunaga Oda (ep 10)
Carlo Scipioni as Yoshio Hiranuma (ep 10)
Christian Iansante as Shunsuke Makabe (eps 4, 13)
Connie Bismuto as Taeko Hirukawa (ep 6)
Davide Perino as
Yuuichi Taira (ep 2)
Edoardo Nevola as Hatomura Shinsuke (eps 1, 10-12)
Elena Liberati as Akiko (ep 9)
Eleonora Reti as Mai
Enrico Pallini as Kurumikawa
Fabio Boccanera as Eroe del comic (ep 4)
Federica Bomba as Mieko
Francesco Bulckaen as Zebra (ep 8)
Francesco Cavuoto as Tassista
Franco Mannella as Akihiko Ryu (eps 3, 13)
Gemma Donati as Kamome (ep 8)
Gianluca Crisafi as Abukawa (ep 9)
Laura Boccanera as Harumi Chono (eps 2-3)
Luciano De Ambrosis as Fuyubachi (ep 8)
Maria pia di Meo as Madre di Yuichi (ep 2)
Maurizio Reti as Dott. Hachiya (ep 9)
Michela Alborghetti as Michiko Sato (ep 10)
Mino Caprio as Goro Inukai (ep 11)
Miranda Bonansea as Anziana
Nanni Baldini as Naoyuki Saruta (ep 10)
Paola Del Bosco as Shikayama
Paola Giannetti as Nekobaba
Roberta Paladini as Misae Ikari (eps 11-12)
Silvio Anselmo as Takamine Akihiro (ep 10)
Stefano Crescentini as Tsuruta
Vittorio Amandola as Takenori Kumakura (ep 10)
Wladimiro Grana as Yoshihiro Wanibuchi (ep 10)
Italian companies
Distributor: Panini Video Italia
Internet Streaming:
Amazon Prime Video
Anime Generation
YouTube (Yamato Animation)
German staff
German cast
ADR Director: Ulrich Johannson
David Turba as Shounen Bat
Giuliana Jakobeit as Tsukiko Sagi

Bernhard Völger as Mitsuhiro Maniwa
Hasso Zorn as Old Man
Helmut Gauß as Masami Hirukawa
Tanja Geke as Shogo Ushiyama

Anna Predleus as Kamome
Claudia Urbschat-Mingues as Harumi/Maria
David Turba as Makoto Kozuka
Gerald Schaale as Akihiko
Ilona Otto as Taeko Hirukawa
Luise Lunow as Old Woman
Nana Spier as Kamohara
Oliver Feld as Hatomura Shinsuke
Peter Groeger as Fuyubachi
Raul Richter as Yuuichi Taira
Roland Hemmo as Keiichi Ikari
Santiago Ziesmer as Makabe
Victoria Sturm as Misae Ikari
Viktor Neumann as Zebra
German companies
Broadcaster: Animax Germany (2007-06-05 to 2007-09-02)
Kazé Germany (now)
Dubbing: Elektrofilm
Internet Streaming: Anime on Demand
Russian staff
Russian companies
Distributor: MC Entertainment
Russian cast
Polish staff
Polish companies
Broadcaster: Hyper
Distributor: Anime-Virtual (DVD)
Polish cast
Portuguese staff
Portuguese companies
Internet Streaming:
Crunchyroll (Brazil; 2022)
FUNimation Entertainment (Brazil)
Licensed by: FUNimation Entertainment (Brazil)
Portuguese cast
Swedish staff
Swedish companies
Distributor: Sandrew Metronome
Swedish cast
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
Licensed by: Horng En Culture
Chinese (Taiwan) cast

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