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Oban Star-Racers (TV)

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Alternative title:
Ōban Star Racers (French)
Oban, Star-Racers
オーバン・スターレーサーズ (Japanese)
Themes: racing
Objectionable content: Mild
Plot Summary: Eva's been hoping to hear from her dad for years. When she gets a part for her bike, she leaves school to find her dad-Don Wei. But right after she finds him the Earth team is off to race in the great race of Oban. Taking the name "Molly" Eva must prove that she can win-and make her dad recognize her.
User Ratings: 237 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 17 votes (dub:11, sub:5, others:1
1 French dubbed
 Excellent: 40 votes (dub:29, sub:6, edit.dub:1, others:4
2 Spanish dubbed
1 Turkish dubbed
1 French dubbed
 Very good: 64 votes (dub:39, sub:22, others:3
2 Portuguese dubbed
1 Spanish subtitled
 Good: 70 votes (dub:40, sub:20, edit.dub:3, ?:1, others:6
2 Danish dubbed
1 Spanish dubbed
1 Portuguese dubbed
1 Polish dubbed
1 Russian subtitled
 Decent: 28 votes (dub:15, sub:9, edit.dub:3, others:1
1 Polish subtitled
 So-so: 7 votes (dub:5, sub:2)
 Not really good: 6 votes (sub:2, dub:2, ?:1, others:1
1 Polish dubbed
 Weak: 3 votes (edit.dub:1, dub:1, sub:1)
 Bad: 1 vote (dub:1)
 Awful: -
 Worst ever: 1 vote (sub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 562 users, rank: #1931 (of 9314)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 7.468 (Good+), std. dev.: 1.5331, rank: #1910 (of 9418)
Weighted mean: 7.349 (Good+), rank: #2124 (of 9418) (seen all: 7.52 / seen some: 6.37 / won't finish: 5.68)
Bayesian estimate: 7.356 (Good+), rank: #1836 (of 7082)
Running time: half hour per episode
Number of episodes: 26
Episode titles: We have 26
2006-04-12 (France TV Broadcast)
2006-05-27 (London MCM Expo)
2006-06-05 (Original U.S. Broadcast)
2006-06-10 to 2006-08-27 (ABC Family USA)
2006-09-10 (Family Channel Canada) 
2006-09-23 (Japanese Broadcast)
2007-04-23 (Super-RTL, Germany)
Release dates: We have 2
Opening Theme:
"A Chance to Shine" by Akino
#1: "Never Say Never" By After Midnight Project U.S. Opening
Ending Theme:
"Waratteta" by Sukoshi
Links: We have 6
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DVD (Region 0)
    Oban Star-Racers - The Alwas Cycle [UK] (Dub.DVD 1) 2007-08-13
    Oban Star-Racers - The Oban Cycle [UK] (Dub.DVD 2) 2007-10-15
    Oban Star-Racers - The Complete Series [UK] (Dub.DVD 1-2) 2008-02-11
DVD (Region 1)
    Medabots - The Complete First Season (Dub.DVD) 2008-01-15 (from $43.98)
    Oban Star-Racers - The Alwas Cycle (Dub.DVD 1) 2008-04-22 (from $14.06)
    Oban Star-Racers - The Oban Cycle (Dub.DVD 2) 2008-05-20 (from $59.53)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Kiyoko Sayama (5 episodes
eps 2, 5, 12, 20, 26

Sōichi Masui
Takeshi Mori
Toru Yoshida (ep 15)
Yoshimitsu Ohashi (eps 1-3, 5, 24)
Episode Director:
Kiyoko Sayama (eps 1, 26)
Masahiko Watanabe
Satoshi Ōsedo (ep 12)
Toru Yoshida (ep 15)
Music: Taku Iwasaki
Animation Director:
Hiroyuki Negishi (ep 15)
Itsuko Takeda (ep 1)
Tetsuya Kumagai
Toru Yoshida (ep 10)
Mecha design: Isao Sugimoto
Director of Photography:
Atsushi Iwasaki
Kentarō Takahashi

Color Coordination: Chie Tanimoto
In-Between Animation:
Aya Kato (Studio Zaendou)
Chiaki Furuzumi (Studio Mu)
Eri Ohba (Studio Zaendou)
Eriko Murakami
Eriko Nagoya (Studio Zaendou)
Hitomi Matsui (Anime R)
Ikuma Tobe
Kazunori Takada (Studio Zaendou)
Keiko Ōta
Kenichirō Yamamoto (Anime R)
Mayumi Shibazaki (Studio Zaendou)
Megumi Ueda (Anime R)
Mina Ichijou (Studio Zaendou)
Minako Shiba (Hal Film Maker)
Saori Nakamura (Studio Zaendou)
Sayaka Ikeda (Anime R)
Sayaka Okuno
Shunta Sakamoto (Hal Film Maker)
Toshiaki Kobayashi
Yōsuke Kikuchi
Yūichi Yoshida
Yuka Kitano (Studio Zaendou)
Yuki Nagasawa
Line Producer: Shinji Nakashima
Music producer: Toshiaki Ohta
Akiko Shimizu (T2 Studio)
Kasumi Wada (T2 Studio)
Katsunori Suzuki (Studio Cats)
Kayoko Hashimoto (T2 Studio)
Kumi Nanjo (T2 Studio)
Masahiro Saito (Studio Zaendou)
Michiko Saito (T2 Studio)
Miho Suzuki (T2 Studio)
Yuki Yokoyama (T2 Studio)
Yukiko Kakita (T2 Studio)
Production Coordination: Atsushi Urushiyama
Theme Song Composition: Yoko Kanno
Theme Song Performance:
Sukoshi (ED)
Junko Noda as Molly/Eva Wei
Keiichirou Satomi as Jordan Wilde
Keiichrou Satomi as Jordan Wilde 
Unshō Ishizuka as Don Wei

Ai Orikasa as Ning
Banjou Ginga as Toros
Hideo Watanabe as Ondai
Hiroaki Miura as Prince Aikka
Jin Horikawa as
Junichi Suwabe as Rick Thunderbolt
Keiji Fujiwara as Sull
Keisuke Fujii as Stan
Kenji Nomura as Rush
Masashi Hirose as Satis
Shōzō Iizuka as General Kross
Takeshi Maruyama as
Tetsuo Goto as Lord Furter
Tomoko Kobashi as Maya Wei
Yuri Shiratori as Para-Dise
Japanese companies
3d Animation: Pumpkin 3D
Animation Production:
Buyuu (ep 9)
Hal Film Maker
SynergySP (ep 5)
Digital Paint:
Anime R (6 episodes
eps 1-2, 12, 15, 17-18

Buyuu (ep 5)
Doga Kobo (6 episodes
eps 15, 18, 20, 24-26

Frontline (ep 9)
Lee Production (ep 5)
Phoenix Entertainment (17 episodes
eps 1-3, 7, 10-12, 15, 17-20, 22-26

Radix (ep 18)
Radix 02 (eps 20, 22)
Studio CATS (8 episodes
eps 4, 6, 8, 13-14, 16, 21, 23

Studio Flag (eps 15, 17)
Studio Lagoon (ep 22)
Studio Zaendou (9 episodes
eps 4, 7, 11-12, 14, 16-17, 20-21

Sung San Production (ep 9)
T2 Studio (11 episodes
eps 1-3, 7, 11-12, 15, 17-18, 20, 22

White Line (ep 9)
Distributor: Bandai Visual
Editing: Q-Tec
In-Between Animation:
A-Line (ep 3)
Anime R (9 episodes
eps 1-2, 11-12, 15, 20, 24-26

Anime Torotoro (ep 2)
asread (eps 17, 24-26)
Doga Kobo (6 episodes
eps 15, 18, 20, 24-26

Frontline (ep 9)
Hal Film Maker (8 episodes
eps 7, 10, 12, 19, 22, 24-26

Lee Production (ep 5)
Nakamura Production (eps 1-2)
Phoenix Entertainment (16 episodes
eps 1-3, 7, 10-12, 15, 17-20, 22, 24-26

Radix (ep 18)
Radix 02 (ep 20)
Studio CATS (7 episodes
eps 4, 6, 8, 21, 24-26

Studio Comet (ep 20)
Studio DEEN (5 episodes
eps 12, 18, 24-26

Studio Flag (eps 24-26)
Studio Lagoon (ep 20)
Studio Mark (ep 17)
Studio Mu (eps 11, 20)
Studio Zaendou (15 episodes
eps 1-2, 4, 6-8, 12-14, 16, 21, 23-26

Sung San Production (ep 9)
TNK (8 episodes
eps 3, 15, 17-18, 22, 24-26

White Line (ep 9)
Key Animation:
ACCEL (ep 5)
Anime R (eps 10, 15)
Studio Zaendou (9 episodes
eps 8, 13-14, 16, 21, 23-26

Photography: T2 Studio
Production: Hal Film Maker
Recording Studio: Broadmedia Studios Corporation
special effects: T2 Studio
English cast
English staff
Script Adaptation: Jeffrey Paul Kearney
Voice Direction: Michael Donovan
Chiara Zanni as Molly
Ron Halder as Don Wei
Samuel Vincent as Jordan

Brian Dobson as General Kross
Brian Drummond as Satis
Colin Murdock as Canaletto
Nicole Oliver as Maya Wei
Richard Newman as President

Colin Murdock as
Old Mechanic
Race Official A
Colleen Wheeler as Skun
Dexter Bell as Stan
Don Brown as Lord Furter
Kirby Morrow as Prince Aika
Michael Dobson as Rick
Michael Donovan as Aika's Elder
Paul Dobson as Avatar
Trevor Devall as Ondai
English companies
ADR Production/Recording Studio: Airwaves Sound Design Ltd
ABC Family (Jetix)
Disney XD
Family Channel (Canada)
Okto (Singapore - as Kids Central)
Seven Network (Australia)
Toon Disney (Jetix)
TVNZ (New Zealand - TVNZ2)
French staff
French cast
Script: Savin Yeatman-Eiffel (all 26 eps)
Original creator: Savin Yeatman-Eiffel
Character Design:
Loic Penon
Thomas Romain

Story Editor: Jeffrey Paul Kearney
Gabrielle Jeru as Molly
Jérome Keen as Don Wei
Thomas Guitard as Jordan

Gérald Morales as Général
Johanna Menuteau as Para-Dice
Lauren Alexandre as Directrice du pensionnat
Laurent Maurel as Flint
Mathieu Barbier as
Nicolas Mead as Stan / Sathis
Omar Yami as Grooor
Philippe Resneau as Juges d'Arouas
Rémi Caillebot as Prince Aïka
Vincent Latorre as Koji
Yamin Dib as Vieux juge d'Arouas

French companies
Animation: PUMPKIN-3D (France)
Broadcaster: France 3 (France)
Dubbing: Digison
Production: Sav! The World Productions (France)
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
ADR Director: Amparo Valencia (Spain dub)
ADR Script: Amparo Valencia (Spain dub)

Creative Director: Raul Aldana (Chilean dub)
Carlos Carvajal as Don Wei
Iván Jara as Jordan Wilde (Spain dub)
Jorge Lillo as Rick
Juan Antonio Gálvez as Don Wei (Spain dub)
Julio González as Avatar
Mar Bordallo as Molly/Eva Wei (Spain dub)
Ximena Marchant as Molly

David Robles as Prince Aikka (Spain dub)
Eduardo Moreno as Satis (Spain dub)
Jesús Alberto Pinillos as Koji (Spain dub)
Jorge Saudinós as Stan (Spain dub)

Amparo Valencia as Maya Wei (Spain dub)
Roberto Encinas as Rick Thunderbolt (Spain dub)
Sandra Jara as Para-Dice (Spain dub)
Sandro Larenas as Narrator
Spanish companies
ADR Production: Disney Character Voices International (Chilean dub)
Broadcaster: Jetix Latin America
Dubbing Studio:
Best Digital (Spain dub)
DINT Doblajes Internacionales Ltda., Chile (Latin American Dub)
Italian staff
Italian cast
Dubbing Director: Sonia Scotti
Executive producer: Mariagrazia Boccardo

Dubbing Assistant: Rachele Paolelli
Dubbing Sound: Luigi Mongelluzzo
Davide Perino as Jordan Wilde
Joy Saltarelli as Eva 'Molly' Wei
Oliviero Dinelli as Don Wei

Marco Baroni as Principe Aika
Marco Vivio as Rick Thunderbolt
Italian companies
Frisbee (from August 2012)
Jetix Italia (from 5 February 2007)
Rai 2 (from 25 August 2008)
Sound: A.D.M.
German staff
German cast
Dialogue Writer: Christian Schneider
Voice Direction: Christian Schneider
German companies
Broadcaster: Super RTL
Dubbing Studio: Splendid Synchron GmbH
Arabic staff
Arabic companies
Dubbing: MBC3
Arabic cast
Dutch staff
Dutch cast
Lottie Hellingman as Molly/Eva Wei

Dutch companies
Broadcaster: Jetix Netherlands
Russian staff
Russian companies
Broadcaster: Jetix
Russian cast
Polish cast
Polish staff
Dubbing Director: Ewa Kania
Executive producer: Marzena Omen-Wiśniewska

Aleksandra Rojewska (eps 2-6, 11-13)
Berenika Wyrobek (eps 1, 7-10)
Joanna Kuryłko (9 episodes
eps 14-16, 20-24, 26

Wojciech Szymański (eps 17-19, 25)
Katarzyna Laska as Eva /Molly
Leszek Zduń as Jordan

Aleksander Mikołajczak as President (ep 6)
Andrzej Chudy as President (5 episodes
eps 1, 4, 8, 23, 25
Dariusz Odija as President (ep 18)
Ewa Kania as Maya
Marcin Przybylski as Rick Thunderbolt
Wojciech Solarz as Stan

Adam Bauman as Avatar
Andrzej Chudy as
commentator (ep 11)
Crog (ep 23)
judge (eps 3-4, 11, 13)
mechanic (ep 1)
Prince Aikka's trainer (eps 2, 7-8, 13)
reporter (ep 21)
the Creator (eps 22, 26)
Dariusz Odija as
commentator (ep 16)
Sul (eps 14, 19-20)
the Creator (ep 22)
Ewa Kani as
Ewa Kania as
communicator (ep 25)
headmaster (4 episodes
eps 1, 4, 17, 21

nurse (ep 13)
queen (ep 19)
Skun (6 episodes
eps 14, 16, 19-20, 23-24
Jan Kulczycki as Rush (eps 10-13)
Janusz Wituch as Prezydent
Jarosław Domin as
judge (eps 3-4, 6)
Lord Further
reeve (ep 7)
Rush (ep 7)
Satis (ep 7)
Scrub (eps 7-8)
the Creator (ep 22)
Joanna Węgrzynowska as Para-Dice
Karol Wróblewski as
defender (ep 25)
schoolboy (ep 1)
Katarzyna Laska as
babysitter (ep 18)
Ning (5 episodes
eps 14, 16, 20, 23-24
Leszek Zduń as
Crog (ep 23)
schoolboy (ep 1)
Marcin Przybylski as William J. Wilde (ep 1)
Marek Włodarczyk as
general (eps 23, 25)
Książę Aikka
mechanic (ep 18)
poacher (ep 18)
schoolboy (ep 1)
Mieczysław Morański as
consul (ep 1)
Flint (eps 12-13)
Lord Furter's crew member (ep 23)
Marcel (ep 4)
Ned (ep 1)
poacher (ep 18)
Satis/ Super Racer
Robert Tondera as
Avatar (eps 19, 23)
Avatar (odc. 23)
bartender (eps 4, 8)
Crog (ep 23)
defender (ep 25)
general (ep 1)
judge (ep 10)
Marcel (eps 12-13)
Prince Aikka's trainer (eps 23, 26)
reeve (ep 11)
the Creator (ep 22)
Toros (eps 7, 9, 12-13)
Tomasz Marzecki as
Crog (ep 23)
doctor (ep 5)
king (ep 19)
Narrator (ep 1)
the Creator (eps 22, 26)
Wojciech Machnicki as
commentator (ep 1)
reeve (eps 2-10, 12-13)
shaman (ep 12)
Zard (eps 7-8)
Wojciech Solarz as Rush
Polish companies
Broadcaster: Jetix Polska
Dubbing Studio: STUDIO EUROCOM
Portuguese staff
Portuguese cast
Editing: Renato Oliveira
Voice Direction: Fernanda Fernandes
Júlio Chaves as Don Wei (not Luiz Carlos Persy) 
Lina Mendes as Molly
Luiz Carlos Persy as Don Wei 
Manolo Rey as Jordan

Felipe Drummond as Aikka
Marcos Souza as Koji
Philippe Maia as Rick Thunderbolt
Waldir Fiori as Satis

Carlos Seidl as Toros
Elcio Romar as Presidente
Jorge Vasconcellos as General Kross
Luiz Carlos Persy as Avatar
Marcelo Garcia as Juiz
Maurício Berger as Narrator
Ronaldo Júlio as Groor
Portuguese companies
Rede Globo
SIC (Portugal)
Dubbing: Herbert Richers
DVD Distribution: Acesso Distribuidora

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