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Space Symphony Maetel ~Ginga Tetsudō 999 Gaiden~ (TV)

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Alternative title:
Ginga Tetsudo 999 Gaiden (Japanese)
Space Symphonic Poem Maetel ~Galaxy Express 999 Side Story~
Space Symphony Maetel (French)
Space Symphony Maetel - Galaxy Express 999 Outside (Italian)
宇宙交響詩(Space Symphony)メーテル ~銀河鉄道999外伝~ (Japanese)
Themes: battles, cyborg, space
Plot Summary: Maetel returns home to La Metal after receiving a plea from her mother, the queen, aboard the Galaxy Express 999. Nearing the planet, the 999 is attacked but defended by forces from La Metal. Upon arriving, Maetel finds her mother who has demechanized herself, and seems to be back to her old kind self. However, something is still not quite right.
User Ratings: 42 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Excellent: 3 votes (raw:1, sub:1, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
 Very good: 12 votes (sub:11, dub:1)
 Good: 10 votes (sub:8, dub:1, others:1
1 French dubbed
 Decent: 4 votes (sub:4)
 So-so: 3 votes (sub:3)
 Not really good: 2 votes (sub:2)
 Weak: 5 votes (sub:5)
 Bad: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Awful: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Worst ever: -
Seen in part or in whole by 96 users, rank: #5130 (of 9315)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 6.381 (Decent+), std. dev.: 2.1376, rank: #5945 (of 9419)
Weighted mean: 6.471 (Decent+), rank: #5566 (of 9419) (seen all: 6.73 / seen some: 7.35 / won't finish: 3.31)
Bayesian estimate: 6.724 (Good−), rank: #4299 (of 7092)
Running time: 24 minutes per episode
Number of episodes: 13
Episode titles: We have 13
2004-08-06 (Premiere on SKYTV)
2005-03-21 to 2005-06-20 (Japanese Animax Broadcast)
Opening Theme:
"Everlasting Dream" by Taro Hakase
Ending Theme:
"Galaxy Legend" by Uehara Takako
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Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Shin'ichi Masaki
Series Composition: Mugi Kamio
Scenario: Mugi Kamio
Music: Taro Hakase
Original creator: Leiji Matsumoto
Character Design: Keisuke Masunaga
Art Director: Mitsuharu Miyamae
Animation Director: Shin'ichi Masaki
Director of Photography: Tetsuya Nishimura
Animation producer: Yoshimichi Hirai
Color setting: Yasuyuki Abukawa
Theme Song Performance: Takako Uehara
Satsuki Yukino as Maetel

Eiji Takemoto as Captain Herlock
Kappei Yamaguchi as Tochirô Oyama
Keiko Han as Queen Promethium
Kikuko Inoue as Queen Emeraldas
Mika Kanai as Larehla
Mitsuki Saiga as Nasuka
Susumu Chiba as Lamper
Takashi Nagasako as Burnbarrel
Takeharu Onishi as Yattaran
Yasunori Matsumoto as Ra Frankenbach Leopard

Ai Shimizu as Tess (ep 3)
Atsushi Kakehashi as
Broadcast Sphere (ep 6)
C62-48 (ep 10)
Cyborg Soldier (ep 4)
Man 1 (ep 5)
Operator 1 (ep 2)
Azusa Uemiya as
Child 1 (ep 5)
Saki (girl; ep 6)
Eiji Takemoto as Doctor Ban (ep 13)
Hitomi Nabatame as Mel (eps 8, 12)
Junko Minagawa as Oliver (ep 3)
Kaneta Kimotsuki as
999 Conductor (ep 1)
Kenichi Mochizuki as
Man (eps 5-6)
Sam (eps 7-13 odd)
Maiko Toda as Elizabeth (eps 9, 11, 13)
Masakazu Morita as
Cyborg Soldier 1 (ep 3)
Man 4 (ep 5)
Operator D (ep 1)
Masako Ikeda as Maetel Narration
Minori Chihara as
Alina (eps 7-9)
Child 2 (ep 5)
Susumu Chiba as Cyborg Soldier A (ep 1)
Takahiro Uchida as
Cyborg Officer (ep 3)
Man 3 (ep 5)
Operator 2 (ep 2)
Takayuki Fujimoto as
Menthe (eps 9, 11-12)
Operator B (ep 1)
Takeharu Onishi as
Cook (ep 3)
Operator A (ep 1)
Tomoyuki Shimura as
Bob (eps 7-13 odd)
Cyborg Soldier B (ep 1)
Yasunori Matsumoto as
Yoshinori Fujita as
Bob's Son (ep 7)
Jim (eps 9, 11)
Operator C (ep 1)
Japanese companies
Animation Production: AZETA PICTURES
Broadcaster: SKY PerfecTV!
French staff
French cast
ADR Director: Cyrille Artaux
Dominique Vallee as Maetel

Brigitte Guedj as Promethium
Eric Chevallier as Tochiro
Eric Peter as Albator
Martial Leminoux as Leopard
Suzanne Sindberg as Emeraldas

Adeline Moreau as Alina
Adrien Solis as
Bénédicte Bosc as
Bruno Magne as
Le narrateur
Cyrille Artaux as Ranpa
Michel Tugot-Doris as Yattaran
Nathalie Bienaime as Larehla
Patrick Bethune as Mente
Sylvain Lemarié as Burnbarrel
Yann Pichon as le contrôleur du train

French companies
Broadcaster: France 4
Distributor: KAZÉ
Dubbing: Midisync
Italian staff
Italian cast
Alessandra Karpoff as Esmeralda
Alessandro D'Errico as Harlock
Daniele Demma as Ramper
Dario Oppido as Burn
Debora Magnaghi as Maetel
Diego Sabre as Yattaran
Luca Bottale as Tochiro
Marco Balzarotti as Leopard
Mario Scarabelli as Voce Narrante
Patrizia Scianca as Alina
Renato Novara as Oliver
Tosawi Piovani as Tess
Italian companies
Broadcaster: Man-Ga (from October 2011)

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