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Royal Space Force - The Wings of Honnêamise (movie)

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Alternative title:
Le Ali di Honneamise (Italian)
Les Ailes d'Honneamise (French)
Ōritsu Uchūgun - Honneamise no Tsubasa (Japanese)
Royal Space Force
Royal Space Force: Wings of Honneamise (Spanish)
The Wings of Honneamise
王立宇宙軍 オネアミスの翼 (Japanese)
Themes: military, space
Objectionable content: Significant
Copyright notice: © BANDAI VISUAL / GAINAX
Plot Summary: Surrounded by a cynical public and corrupt, manipulative State leaders, the Royal Space Force (RSF) is largely viewed as a joke as well as a waste of precious money and resources. After a chance meeting with a young, empathetic woman reencourages cadet Shiro Lhadatt to become the first man in space, the RSF cadets and a team of aging scientists rush to complete their epic launch before the military uses their space program as bait to start an all-out war.
User Ratings: 939 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 148 votes (sub:90, dub:47, ?:3, raw:1, others:7
3 Spanish subtitled
1 Spanish dubbed
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 Italian dubbed
1 French dubbed
 Excellent: 228 votes (sub:166, dub:49, raw:3, ?:2, others:8
2 Italian dubbed
2 French dubbed
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
1 Spanish subtitled
1 Spanish dubbed
 Very good: 217 votes (sub:147, dub:61, raw:1, others:8
4 Spanish subtitled
1 French dubbed
1 Spanish dubbed
1 French subtitled
1 Russian dubbed
 Good: 171 votes (sub:114, dub:47, raw:2, others:8
3 French subtitled
1 Italian dubbed
1 Chinese Mandarin subtitled
1 Italian subtitled
1 Dutch subtitled
1 Spanish dubbed
 Decent: 70 votes (sub:39, dub:23, ?:4, raw:1, others:3
1 Spanish subtitled
1 French dubbed
1 Italian edited dub
 So-so: 45 votes (sub:28, dub:15, ?:1, others:1
1 French dubbed
 Not really good: 23 votes (sub:20, dub:3)
 Weak: 24 votes (sub:12, dub:10, ?:1, edit.dub:1)
 Bad: 8 votes (sub:4, dub:4)
 Awful: 3 votes (dub:1, sub:1, others:1
1 Portuguese subtitled
 Worst ever: 2 votes (dub:2)
Seen in part or in whole by 1427 users, rank: #868 (of 9518)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 7.767 (Very good−), std. dev.: 1.8333, rank: #1109 (of 9638)
Weighted mean: 7.754 (Very good−), rank: #1021 (of 9638) (seen all: 7.78 / seen some: 6.53 / won't finish: 2.58)
Bayesian estimate: 7.750 (Very good−), rank: #757 (of 7236)
Running time: 125 minutes
Production cost: ¥800,000,000 (projected)
Vintage: 1987
Premiere date:
1987-03-14 (Japan)
Release dates: We have 1
Opening Theme:
"Faith of the Heart" by ???
Links: We have 3
Trivia: We have 6
DVD Easter Eggs: We have 1
Previously released in the U.S. in the mid-1980s as Star Quest, which was heavily edited and poorly dubbed.
This was one of the first projects of at least five famous directors and two famous manga-ka, those being: Hiroyuki Yamaga (Abenobashi, Mahoromatic), Hideaki Anno (Evangelion, Kare Kano), Hiroyuki Kitakubo (Golden Boy, Blood: The Last Vampire), Mahiro Maeda (Blue Submarine No. 6, Gankutsuou), Ichiro Itano (Gantz, Megazone 23), Yoshiyuki Sadamoto (Evangelion manga) and Tatsuya Egawa (Golden Boy manga, Magical Taruruuto-kun manga). It was also the first anime by the legendary studio Gainax (Evangelion, FLCL).
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    Royal Space Force: The Wings of Honnêamise (DVD) 2000-11-28 (from $56.21)
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DVD (Region 4)
    Royal Space Force: The Wings of Honnêamise (DVD) 2007-11-07
    Royal Space Force: The Wings of Honnêamise (HD-DVD + DVD) 2007-09-11
    Royal Space Force: The Wings of Honnêamise (LD) 1997-01-28
    Royal Space Force: The Wings of Honneamise (Dub.VHS) 1995-06-20
    Royal Space Force: The Wings of Honneamise (Sub.VHS) 1995-06-20

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Hiroyuki Yamaga
Screenplay: Hiroyuki Yamaga
Character Design: Yoshiyuki Sadamoto
Art Director: Hiromasa Ogura
Sound Director: Atsumi Tashiro
Director of Photography: Hiroshi Isakawa
Executive producer: Makoto Yamashina
Assistant Unit Director: Tetsu Kimura
Color Coordination: Miyoko Kobayashi
Color design: Takami Akai
Editing: Harutoshi Ogata
Layout: Gorō Murata
Music Director: Ryuichi Sakamoto
Photography Supervision: Iwao Yamaki
Recording Assistant:
Keiji Furukawa (Sound Renewal Edition)
Nobutaka Hirooka (Sound Edition Renewal)
Toshiaki Uemura
Set Supervisor:
Iwao Etō
Masahiro Noda
Sound Effects:
Mitsuru Kashiwabara
Shizuo Kurahashi (Sound Renewal Edition)
Sound Recording: Shouhei Hayashi
Special Effects Artist: Hideaki Anno
Still Photography: Akinori Nakajima
Leo Morimoto as Shitotsugh Lhadatt
Mitsuki Yayoi as Riquinni Nonderaiko

Aya Murata as Manna Nonderaiko
Bin Shimada as Yanalan
Hiroshi Izawa as Darigan
Hirotaka Suzuoki as Domorhot
Kazuyuki Sogabe as Marty
Kōji Totani as Tchallichammi
Masahiro Anzai as Majaho
Masato Hirano as Kharock
Yoshito Yasuhara as Nekkerout

Anton Whikey as Radio Comedian A
Atsushi Goto as Man in Bar
Chikao Ohtsuka as Dr. Gnomm
Don Whittiker as Intelligence Officer
Dora Cotrell as Republic Newscaster
Fizanki Relloto as Secretary
Gorō Naya as Aristocrat A
Hiroo Oikawa as Prof. Dekro
Ichirō Murakoshi as Airman A
Jerry MacKerrick as Republic Commander
Kazuko Makino as Funeral Priestess
Kazuo Hayashi as Airman C
Kazuo Kumakura as Prince Toness
Kazuo Tokumitsu as Honneamise Newscaster
Keisuke Yamashita as Airman B
Masako Katsuki as Woman in Bar
Mikio Terashima as Aristocrat B
Minoru Uchida as General Khaidenn
Osman Sancon as Radio Comedian B
Reiko Seno as Test Film Narrator
Ritsuo Sawa as Air Force Pilot
Ryūji Saikachi as Prof. Ronta
Shōzō Iizuka as Space Force Trainer
Shun Yashiro as Speaker voice
Steve Felper as War Room Announcer
Takao Ishii as ATC Voice
Tetsuya Kaji as Aristocrat C
Tetsuya Yamazaki as Denta
Willie Dorsey as Nerredon
Willy Dorsey as Nerredon
Yūko Kobayashi as Prostitute
Japanese companies
Distributor: Bandai Visual
Finish Animation: ONLY FOR LIFE
Laboratory: Tokyo Laboratory
ACC Tanihara Studio (assistance)
Animation Staff Room (special effects)
Gallop (assistance)
Mushi Production (assistance)
Sanko Production (assistance)
T. Nishimura (assistance)
Takahashi Production (assistance)
Trans Arts Co. (assistance)
Production: Bandai Visual
Production Studio: GAINAX
Sound Effects Assistance: Swara Pro
Titles: Maki Production
English cast
English staff
ADR Director: Quint Lancaster
Executive producer:
Laurence Guinness
Matt Greenfield (Maiden Japan)
Toru Iwakami (Maiden Japan)
ADR Screenplay Supervisor: Shigeru Watanabe
BD Authoring:
David Williams (Maiden Japan)
Joel McCray (2019 Maiden Japan)
Booklet Editing: Joshua Schroth (Bandai Visual USA)
Booklet Translation: Riyoko Sakamoto (Bandai Visual USA)
Digital Tracking: Joe Romersa
DVD Authoring:
Matt Campbell
Nick Lee (Maiden Japan)
DVD Compression:
Darren McGovern
Nick Massie
DVD Menu Graphics: Lisa Bolan
DVD Quality Assurance:
Michael Frost
Rohit Marble
Liner Notes: Carl Gustav Horn
Media Coordinator: Janice Williams (Maiden Japan)
Menu Design: Larry Koteff (Maiden Japan)
Packaging Design: Larry Koteff (Maiden Japan)
Production Assistant:
E.W. Rector, III (Maiden Japan)
Jessica Williams (Maiden Japan)
Kayla King (Maiden Japan)
Production Coordination: Janice Williams (2019 Maiden Japan)
Production manager:
Joey Goubeaud (Maiden Japan)
Son Phan Le (2019 Maiden Japan)
QC Manager: Crystal Ruiz (2019 Maiden Japan)
Recording Facility Engineer: Les Claypool III
Subtitle Formatting:
Christopher Williams (Maiden Japan)
Dwayne Jones (Maiden Japan)
Subtitle Supervisor: Shigeru Watanabe
Subtitle Timing: Neil Nadelman
Technical Assistant: Michael Olesch (Maiden Japan)
Melody Lee as Riquinni Nonderaiko
Robert Matthews as Shirotsugh Lhadatt

Anthony Mozdy as Cdt. Majaho
Arnie Hanks as Karrock
Bryan Cranston as Matti Tohn
Christophe de Groot as Cdt. Tchalli
Rudy Luzion as Cdt. Darigan
Warren Daniels as Nekkerout

Alfred Thor as Dr. Gnomm
Anthony Mozdy as
Guy Washing Clothes
Tekatta Vendor
Arnie Hanks as
Newspaper Reporter
Noble 1
Bambi Darro as Matti's Girlfriend
Dan Martin as
Battleship Officer 2
Nerredon's Aide
Dorothy Melendrez as
Laughing Woman
Doug Stone as
Bald Scientist with Glasses
Cop 2
TV Commentator
Dougary Grant as
Battleship Messenger
Launch Statuses Communicator 1
Long-Bearded Scientist
Marketplace Man 2
Prince Toness
Gary Dubin as
Air Force Member 2
Scientist in Wheelchair
Helen Storm as
Republic News Narrator
Warrant Officer Tenz Kovikh
Jack Emmet as Construction Worker
Jane Alan as
Photographer 3
Joe Romersa as Air Force Member 4
Jonathan Charles as
Arguing Launch Tech
Launch Tech
Lena Gale as Priestess
Mimi Woods as
Launch Countdown
Test Film Narrator
Richard Epcar as
Talkative Launch Tech Frayer
Rudy Luzion as
Cadet with Glasses
Launch Statuses Communicator 2
Man Fetching Dormuhot
Simon Isaacson as
Republic Leader
Vice-Minister Nerredon
Stanley Gurd Jr. as Cdt. Dormuhot
Steven Jay Blum as
Air Force Member 3
General's Assistant
History Show Narrator
Launch Site Announcement 2
Launch Site Announcement 3
Male Bar Patron
Stevie Beeline as General Khaidenn
Tom Charles as
Bar Patron
Warren Daniels as
Cop 1
Photographer 2
Radio Newscaster
Wendee Lee as
Bar Patron
News Reel Narrator
William Roberts as Refueling Plane Pilot

English companies
Design: INTAC (Bandai Visual USA)
Disc Production: Seraphim Digital (Maiden Japan version)
Bandai Namco Filmworks (4K Blu-ray Import)
Geneon Entertainment Inc. (LaserDisc)
Madman Entertainment (Australia)
Section23 Films (North America, 2013)
Sony Music Entertainment (Canada)
DVD Production: Rainmaker New Media
Internet Streaming:
AnimeLab (Australia and New Zealand)
HIDIVE (Subtitled)
Screen Anime (United Kingdom and Ireland; May 2020)
The Anime Network
Licensed by:
Anime Limited (UK & Ireland)
Bandai Visual USA (Expired; 2007)
Maiden Japan (2013)
Manga Entertainment (Expired)
Production: Animaze
Recording Facility: Magnitude 8 Post
Subtitles: Captions, Inc.
French staff
French cast
ADR Director: Patrick Borg

Adaptation: Franck Hervé
Laurence Dourlens as Riquinni
Luc Bernard as Shiro

Alain Berguig as Darigan
Franck Capillery as Nekkerout
Patrick Borg as Kharock
Philippe Vincent as Gnomm
William Coryn as Matti

Marc François as le général

French companies
Canal + (from 15 December 1998)
Grand Rex (From 28 August 2015)
@Anime (DVD & Blu-Ray)
Manga Video
Dubbing: S.T.A.R.T.
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
Executive producer: Luis de Val
Angel de Gracia as Shirotsugh Lhadatt (Spain dub)
María Pilar Quesada as Riquinni Nonderaiko (Spain dub)
Oriol Rafel as Shirotsugh Lhadatt (Catalan dub)

Albert Trifol Segarra as Tchallichammi (Spain dub)
Francisco Garriga as Kharock (Spain dub; 2nd voice)
Jordi Pons as Darigan (Spain dub)
Jordi Ribes as Kharock (Spain dub; 1st voice)
José Antequera as General Khaidenn (Catalan dub)
José Javier Serrano as Nekkerout (Spain dub)
Josep Maria Mas as Darrigan (Catalan dub)
Josep María Zamora as Dr. Gnomm (Catalan dub; Spain dub)
Luis Espinosa as Domorhot (Spain dub)
Mercè Segarra as Riquinni Nonderaiko (Catalan dub)
Paco Gázquez as Majaho (Spain dub)
Pep Ribas as Marty (Catalan dub)
Ricky Coello as Matti Tohn (Spain dub)
Santi Lorenz as Matti Tohn (Catalan dub)
Sílvia Gómez as Manna Nonderaiko (Catalan dub; Spain dub)
Xavier Fernández as Nekkerout (Catalan dub)

Albert Trifol Segarra as Tchallichami (Catalan dub)
Aleix Estadella as Darigan (Catalan dub)
Alex Meseguer as Tomashi Riaten (Catalan dub)
Amadeu Aguado as Domorhot (Catalan dub)
Antonio Gomez de Vicente as General Khaidenn (Spain dub)
Domenech Farell as Majaho (Catalan dub)
Eduardo Soler as Reporter (Catalan dub)
Enric Casamitjana as Dekro (Catalan dub)
Enric Serra Frediani as Comandant Ladat (Catalan dub)
Fernando Ulloa as Professor Rontha (Spain dub)
José Félix Pons as
Prince Toness (Spain dub)
Professor Dekro (Spain dub)
Juan Comellas as Viceminister Nerredon (Spain dub)
Miguel Rey as General (Spain dub)
Montserrat Roig as Tenz Kovich (Catalan dub)
Ramon Canals as Yanalan (Catalan dub)
Xavier Fernández as Yanalan (Spain dub)

Claudi Domingo (Catalan dub)
Emili Freixas (Catalan dub)
Enric Isasi-Isasmendi (Catalan dub; Spain dub)
Ferran Llavina (Catalan dub)
Francesc Alborch (Catalan dub)
Francisco Alborch (Spain dub)
Jordi Campillo (Spain dub)
Jordi Ribes (Catalan dub)
José Félix Pons (Catalan dub)
José Luis Barcelona (Spain dub)
Josep María Zamora (Spain dub)
Juan Comellas (Catalan dub)
Juan José Moscoso (Spain dub)
Mario Arpal (Spain dub)
Mercedes Pastor (Spain dub)
Miguel Marquillas (Spain dub)
Montse Segarra (Catalan dub)
Oriol Rafel (Spain dub)
Oriol de Balle (Catalan dub; Spain dub)
Quim Roca (Catalan dub)
Rebeca Romer (Spain dub)
Sílvia Gómez (Spain dub)
Spanish companies
Broadcaster: Canal UCR (subtitled)
Distributor: Manga Films (Spain)
Dubbing Studio:
Q.T. Lever (Spain dub; Catalan dub)
Italian staff
Italian cast
Dubbing Director: Stefania Patruno
Ivo De Palma as Shiro Lhadatt
Roberta Gallina Laurenti as Riquinni Nonderaiko

Claudio Moneta as Yanalan
Lara Parmiani as Manna Nonderaiko
Luca Semeraro as Darigan
Marco Balzarotti as Marty
Raffaele Fallica as Tchallichammi
Vittorio Bestoso as Majaho

Adele Pellegatta as Donna al bar
Antonello Governale as Principe Toness
Carlo Bonomi as
Aristocratico C
Prof. Ronta
Dania Cericola as
Annunciatrice Repubblica
Narratrice del film prova
Elda Olivieri as Prostituta
Franco Ferri as Aristocratico B
Gianfranco Gamba as Denta
Gianni Mantesi as Prof. Dekro
Giovanni Battezzato as Gen. Khaidenn
Luca Bottale as Pilota 2
Mario Scarabelli as Dott. Gnomm
Maurizio Scattorin as Aristocratico A
Riccardo Lombardo as Pilota 3
Italian companies
German staff
German companies
Ascot (rental video)
Polygram Germany
German cast
Dutch staff
Dutch companies
Cover Design: Looney2
Distributor: Manga DVD
Dutch cast
Portuguese staff
Portuguese companies
Broadcaster: Multishow (Brazil -subtituled)
Portuguese cast
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
Chinese (Taiwan) cast

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