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Legend of Crystania - The Motion Picture

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©1995 Mizuno Ryo & Group SNE / Kadokawa Shoten Publishing Co., Ltd. • Marubeni Corporation • Victor Entertainment, Inc. • Television Tokyo Channel 12, Ltd.

Alternative title:
First Adventurers Legend of Crystania
Hajimari no Bōkensha-tachi - Legend of Crystania (Japanese)
Легенда о Кристании - Фильм (Russian)
はじまりの冒険者たち レジェンド・オブ・クリスタニア (Japanese)
Genres: action, fantasy
Themes: quest, sorcery, war
Plot Summary: Ashram, desperate to find a home for his people, is tricked into selling his soul. 300 years later, Pirotesse's devotion to her king remains unshaken. In the sacred world of Crystania, amidst a civil war waged by shape-changing warriors, she searches for her beloved Ashram. She meets Redon, a young prince obsessed with avenging his murdered parents. Together, they confront Ashram's captor—the bloodthirsty Barbas, who aspires to rule Crystania as "The God's King".
User Ratings: 258 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 3 votes (dub:3)
 Excellent: 11 votes (dub:9, sub:1, others:1
1 Italian dubbed
 Very good: 17 votes (dub:9, sub:8)
 Good: 53 votes (dub:31, sub:19, raw:2, edit.dub:1)
 Decent: 65 votes (sub:33, dub:31, others:1
1 Italian dubbed
 So-so: 41 votes (sub:25, dub:13, ?:2, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
 Not really good: 15 votes (dub:8, sub:6, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
 Weak: 22 votes (sub:17, dub:5)
 Bad: 7 votes (sub:5, dub:2)
 Awful: 15 votes (dub:9, sub:5, ?:1)
 Worst ever: 9 votes (dub:4, sub:4, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
Seen in part or in whole by 543 users, rank: #2001 (of 9583)
Median rating: Decent
Arithmetic mean: 5.372 (So-so+), std. dev.: 2.2241, rank: #8496 (of 9705)
Weighted mean: 5.412 (So-so+), rank: #8450 (of 9705) (seen all: 5.45 / seen some: 4.31 / won't finish: 1.00)
Bayesian estimate: 5.518 (Decent−), rank: #6967 (of 7286)
Running time: 78 minutes
Vintage: 1995-07-29 (Japanese Premiere)
Premiere date:
1995-07-29 (Japan)
Release dates: We have 1
Opening Theme:
"Haruka na Inori" (遥かな祈り) by Hitomi Mieno
Ending Theme:
"Hikari no Chizu" (光の地図) by Hitomi Mieno
Insert song:
"Save My Love" by Satoko Shimonari
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DVD (Region 0)
    Legend of Crystania - The Motion Picture (DVD) 2000-02-08 (from $16.99)
DVD (Region 1)
    Legend of Crystania - The Motion Picture [Essential Anime Collection] (DVD) 2004-04-13 (from $18.97)
    Legend of Crystania - Complete Collection (DVD 1-2) 2008-06-17 (from $129.99)

Japanese staff
Japanese companies
Director: Ryutaro Nakamura
Screenplay: Akinori Endo
Original Work: Ryo Mizuno
Character Design: Katsumi Matsuda
Art Director: Hiroshi Ōno
Director of Photography: Seiichi Morishita
Producer: Kazuo Yokoyama

Assistant Animation Director: Yasunori Miyazawa
Editing: Takeshi Seyama
Insert Song Composition: Miki Matsubara
Insert Song Performance: Satoko Shimonari
Key Animation:
Masashi Ishihama
Satoru Utsunomiya (under PN Satoru Mizuguchi)
Takashi Nakamura
Misc Work: Mao Lamdo
Photography: Seiichi Morishita
Planning: Takeshi Tamiya
Production: Tsuguhiko Kadokawa
Theme Song Arrangement: Takayuki Negishi
Theme Song Composition:
Mitsuhiro Tomiyama (ED)
Yoko Kanno (OP)
Theme Song Lyrics: Rui Serizawa
Theme Song Performance: Hitomi Mieno
Japanese cast
Sakiko Tamagawa as Pirotess

Akira Kamiya as Hyōryūō
Banjō Ginga as Harven
Chinami Nishimura as Lai Fan
Fumihiko Tachiki as Quild
Hikaru Midorikawa as Reydon
Hisao Egawa as Furesuto
Kazuki Yao as Ovil
Kiyoshi Kobayashi as Barbas
Masaharu Satō as Muha
Megumi Ogata as Genoa
Mitsuki Yayoi as Adelishia
Toshihiko Seki as Nasser
Yumi Touma as Rio
English cast
English staff
ADR Director: Gary Dehan
Art Director: Laura Gadbois
Project Translator: Kenzo Tsubai
Executive producer:
Joey Goubeaud (2008 DVD)
John Ledford
Mark Williams (Essential Anime Collection)
Gary Dehan
Janice Williams (Subbed VHS)

DVD Producer: Sharon Papa
DVD Production Manager: Lisa J. Miller
International Coordination: Toru Iwakami
Logo & Package Design: Douglas Smith
Production Coordination: Janice Williams
Production Intern: Sergio Camacho
Sound Engineer: Charles Campbell
Subtitle Script: Brad Atwell
Trailer: Dan Rockwell
Voice Stunt Director: Charles Campbell
Adam Dudley as Rumiss
Amber Allison as Aderishia
Amy Bizjak as
Pegleg Boy
Bill Wise as Garudi
David Jones as Obier
Gary Dehan as Lizard Captain
Gray G. Haddock as
Calvary Captain
Jason Phelps as Nasare
Jay Sefton as Redon
Jessica Schwartz as Raifan
Joe Hamilton as Kwairde
John Hoff as Matisse
Ken Webster as Ashram
Kevin Remington as Boakes
Larry Goode as
Lauri Raymond as Lady Meira
Robert Rudie as Lord Haven
Snowden Henry as
Steve Sanders as Muha
Susan Cotton as
Tom Bartling as
Tom Byrne as Barbas
English companies
Broadcaster: The Anime Network
Distributor: Madman Entertainment (Australia)
DVD Authoring & Encoding: M.O.F.C.
Licensed by:
ADV Films (Expired)
French staff
French cast
ADR Director: Mathieu Rivolier

Adaptation: Laurent Gourdon
Bérangère Jean as Pirotess / Cher
Emmanuel Gradi as Ashram
Frederic Popovic as Reydon
Hervé Caradec as Orville
Pascale Chemin as Adelicia

Bernard Demory as
Seigneur Harven
Brigitte Aubry as Dame Meila
Laurence Bréheret as Jenoba
Olivier Korol as Matisse
Patrick Bethune as Barbas
Tony Joudrier as Bocs
French companies
Ciné Cinema Famiz (from December 2004)
Game one (from January 2004)
NRJ12 (from 22 June 2006)
Distributor: KAZÉ
Italian staff
Italian cast
Adriana Libretti as Raifan
Flavio Arras as Quild
Patrizia Mottola as Shale / Pirotesse
Patrizio Prata as Nursel
Simone D'Andrea as Reydon
Stefania Patruno as Adelishia

Claudio Ridolfo as Ashram
Gianni Quillico as Muha
Luca Bottale as Grieve
Marco Balbi as
Paolo Sesana as Rumis
Italian companies
German staff
German companies
Kazé Germany (now)
German cast

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