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Mechanical Violator Hakaider (live-action movie)

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Alternative title:
Humanoid Hakaider
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:
"WILD SIDE" by MODE
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Blu-ray (Region A)
    Hakaider - Hyper Destroyer Edition (Blu-ray) 2021-02-23 (from $13.82)
DVD (Region 1)
    Hakaider - Hyper Destroyer Edition (DVD) 2021-02-23 (from $10.97)
    Mechanical Violator Hakaider (DVD) 2001-05-29
    The Keita Amemiya Collection - Hakaider / Moon Over Tao / Zeiram 2 (DVD) 2003-10-28 (from $44.44)
VHS
    Mechanical Violator Hakaider (Dub.VHS) 2000-04-25
    Mechanical Violator Hakaider (Sub.VHS) 2001-05-29

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Keita Amemiya
Original creator: Shotaro Ishinomori
Director of Photography: Fumio Matsumura
Executive producer: Yoshinori Watanabe
Producer:
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
Recording: Katsumi Ota
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)

Masaya Kato (voice)
Naoki Asō (voice)
Shigeru Chiba (voice)
Japanese companies
English cast
English staff
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
Gatekeeper
Thief #2
Robert Buchholz as Thief #1

English companies
ADR Production: Arvintel Media Productions
Distributor: Tokyo Shock
Licensed by: Media Blasters
Recording Studio: ALBA Digital Recording

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