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Mechanical Violator Hakaider (live-action movie)

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Alternative title:
Jinzō Ningen Hakaider (Japanese)
Roboman Hakaider
人造人間ハカイダー (Japanese)
Genres: science fiction
Themes: mecha
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary: JesusTown a false utopia held under the Iron-Fist Of Gurjev and His Cyborg Fighter. The citizens call for a hero. Hakkaider is discovered by the rebel forces seeking a weapon to fight back. Gurjev discovers this and vows to finally destroy Hakkaider and the Rebels Once and for all. The question is will Hakkaider be the Savior or Destroyer of them all.
Running time:
52 minutes
78 minutes
Vintage: 1995
Premiere date:
1995-04-15 (Japan, theatrical version, 52 minutes)
1996-04-13 (Japan, Director's Cut, 78 minutes)
Release dates: We have 2
Ending Theme:
Trivia: We have 1
DVD Easter Eggs: We have 1
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Blu-ray (Region A)
    Hakaider - Hyper Destroyer Edition (Blu-ray) 2021-02-23 (from $19.99)
DVD (Region 1)
    Hakaider - Hyper Destroyer Edition (DVD) 2021-02-23 (from $14.99)
    Mechanical Violator Hakaider (DVD) 2001-05-29 (from $19.99)
    The Keita Amemiya Collection - Hakaider / Moon Over Tao / Zeiram 2 (DVD) 2003-10-28
    Mechanical Violator Hakaider (Dub.VHS) 2000-04-25
    Mechanical Violator Hakaider (Sub.VHS) 2001-05-29

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Keita Amemiya
Screenplay: Toshiki Inoue
Original creator: Shōtarō Ishinomori
Art Director: Akihiko Iguchi
Director of Photography: Fumio Matsumura
Executive producer: Yoshinori Watanabe
Haruki Nakayama (Sega Enterprises)
Shinichiro Shirakura
Susumu Yoshikawa
Tatsuya Kimura
Toru Uemura (Tohokushinsha Film Corporation)

Digital Effects:
Tadao Fujishita (Nippon Effect Center)
Takashi Kawabata (川端孝, Nippon Effect Center)
Editing: Keita Amemiya (Director's Cut)
Recording: Katsumi Ōta
Special Effects: Tamotsu Shinohara (Computer Graphics)
Theme Song Arrangement: Daisuke Asakura
Theme Song Composition:
Daisuke Asakura (ED)
Michiaki Watanabe (OP)
Theme Song Lyrics: Makoto Asakura
Theme Song Performance: MODE
Dai Matsumoto as Hakaider (voice)
Jirō Okamoto as Hakaider (suit)
Mai Hōshō as Kaoru
Yūji Kishimoto as Ryō

Kazuhiko Inoue as Michael (voice)
Toshiyuki Kikuchi as Michael (suit)

Ami Kawai as Guerrilla
Andy Smith as Guerrilla
Eddy Lawrence as Guerrilla
Kiyokazu Inoue as Guerrilla
Lough Armid as Guerrilla
Satoshi Kurihara as Guerrilla (栗原 敏)

Masaya Katō (voice)
Naoki Asō (voice)
Seiji Murata (村田 誠司)
Shigeru Chiba (voice)
Yūji Kobayashi (小林 勇治)
Japanese companies
English staff
English cast
Director: Ruben Arvizu
Translation: Tokyo Rose
Executive producer: John Sirabella

Editing: Scott Marchfeld
Production Supervision: Sean Molyneaux
Richard Epcar as Hakaider

Doug Stone as Gurjev
Georgette Rose as Kaoru
Robert Buchholz as Michael

Doug Stone as Resistance Member
Ellyn Stern as Resistance Member
Jim Taggert as
Main Gate Control
Resistance Member
Richard Epcar as
Thief #2
Robert Buchholz as Thief #1

English companies
ADR Production: Arvintel Media Productions
Distributor: Tokyo Shock
Internet Streaming:
Midnight Pulp (Director's Cut; United States and Canada)
Tubi TV (Director's Cut; United States and Canada)
Licensed by: Media Blasters
Recording Studio: ALBA Digital Recording

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