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Karas (OAV)

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Alternative title:
The Karas
Карас (Russian)
鴉 -KARAS- (Japanese)
Objectionable content: Intense
Copyright notice: ©2005 TATSUNOKO Pro / KARAS Committee
Plot Summary: In the city of Shinjuku, a conflict between a rouge Karas by the name of Eko and the "will of the city" rage in a conflict for dominance. A Karas brought about to fight the rouge has fallen, leaving the city and its inhabitants defenseless. Soon after, Otoha, a comatose patient, is chosen to become a new Karas to face off the rouge Karas Eko to decide the fate of the city and its inhabitants.
User Ratings: 1473 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 150 votes (sub:100, dub:41, raw:1, others:8
5 Spanish subtitled
1 Korean subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 German dubbed
 Excellent: 348 votes (sub:262, dub:78, raw:3, ?:1, others:4
3 Spanish subtitled
1 German subtitled
 Very good: 426 votes (sub:298, dub:116, ?:1, raw:1, others:10
6 Spanish subtitled
2 French subtitled
1 Dutch subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
 Good: 269 votes (sub:177, dub:80, raw:3, ?:2, edit.dub:1, others:6
2 Russian subtitled
1 Spanish subtitled
1 Polish subtitled
1 Chinese Mandarin subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
 Decent: 130 votes (sub:82, dub:41, raw:1, others:6
1 Russian dubbed
1 German dubbed
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 Spanish subtitled
1 Spanish dubbed
1 Russian subtitled
 So-so: 78 votes (sub:47, dub:28, ?:1, others:2
1 Dutch subtitled
1 German subtitled
 Not really good: 23 votes (sub:15, dub:6, others:2
1 Spanish subtitled
1 Vietnamese subtitled
 Weak: 27 votes (sub:16, dub:10, ?:1)
 Bad: 11 votes (sub:8, dub:2, others:1
1 Portuguese subtitled
 Awful: 6 votes (dub:3, sub:3)
 Worst ever: 5 votes (sub:2, dub:2, raw:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 2686 users, rank: #413 (of 9407)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 7.667 (Very good−), std. dev.: 1.7143, rank: #1286 (of 9516)
Weighted mean: 7.585 (Very good−), rank: #1368 (of 9516) (seen all: 7.72 / seen some: 7.01 / won't finish: 4.78)
Bayesian estimate: 7.584 (Very good−), rank: #1111 (of 7150)
Number of episodes: 6
Episode titles: We have 6
Vintage: 2005-02-07 (TAF Pre-Event in Hollywood)
Release dates: We have 10
Opening Theme:
"REVELATION" by Yoshihiro Ike (eps 2-6)
Ending Theme:
#1: "セレナイト" (Selenite) by Rurutia (eps 1-3)
#2: "Under Fire" by Sasja Antheunis (ep 4)
Links: We have 1
Trivia: We have 3
"鴉" is the Japanese character for Karas, so the full Japanese title, "鴉 -KARAS" works out to "Karas -KARAS-" however it is not referred to in this way. It is simply called "KARAS" or "The KARAS."
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Blu-ray (Region B)
    Karas - The Collection [UK] (Blu-ray) delayed/cancelled
DVD (Region 1)
    Karas - The Prophecy (DVD 1) 2006-04-25 (from $23.71)
    Karas - The Prophecy [The Essence of Anime] (DVD 1) 2007-09-04 (from $18.99)
    Karas - The Revelation (DVD 2) 2007-04-03 (from $40.88)
    Karas - Complete DVD Box Set (DVD 1-2) 2007-11-20 (from $29.98)
DVD (Region 4)
    Karas - The Revelation (DVD 2) 2008-03-19
Universal Media Disc
    The Karas (UMD) 2006-04-25

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Keiichi Satō
Series Composition: Shin Yoshida
Masaya Honda (eps 1-2, 5)
Shin Yoshida (eps 3-6)
Episode Director:
Hiroshi Yamazaki (ep 5)
Kaoru Suzuki (ep 2)
Keiichi Satō (eps 3-4, 6)
Kenji Nakamura (eps 1, 6)
Kiyotaka Suzuki (assistant; eps 4-6)
Masahiko Matsuyama (assistant; eps 4-6)
Shinsuke Terasawa (ep 3)
Music: Yoshihiro Ike (Composer)
Original Concept: Keiichi Satō
Original Character Design: Keiichi Satō
Character Design: Kenji Hayama
Art Director: Takeshi Waki
Chief Animation Director:
Akira Takata
Kenji Hayama
Animation Director:
Akira Takata
Jun Shibata (ep 5)
Katsumi Matsuda (ep 5)
Keiichi Satō (demon/monster; eps 5-6)
Kenji Hayama
Koichi Hatsumi (eps 4-5)
Mitsue Sakō (ep 2)
Satoru Kobayashi (ep 3)
Shigeki Kuhara (eps 4-5)
Takahiro Chiba (ep 6)
Takashi Hashimoto (Special Guest)
Tsutomu Suzuki (ep 5)
Translation: Christian Storms
Mechanical design: Kenji Andō (Monster & Mecha)
Art design: Hajime Satō
Sound Director: Jin Aketagawa
Director of Photography:
Akira Iribe
Masahiko Matsuyama
2D Composite Chief: Kiyotaka Suzuki
2D Composite Collaboration: Koichi Sawaguchi (Ashi Production)
2D Digital Production: Yūsuke Akino
2D Effects Composite:
Masahiko Matsuyama
Yoshito Takemoto
3D Background Texture:
Hajime Satō
Kikuko Tada
3D Production Desk: Masae Sano
Action Animation Director: Shigeki Kuhara
Art Setting: Satoshi Takabatake (assistance)
Assistant Animation Director:
Akira Takata (eps 2-3)
Jun Shibata (ep 3)
Koichi Hatsumi (eps 2-3)
Masaru Kitao (ep 3)
Morifumi Naka (ep 6)
Ryōko Nakano (ep 4)
Ryūji Shiromae (ep 6)
Satoru Kobayashi (eps 1-2)
Shigeki Kuhara (ep 6)
Shinsuke Terasawa (ep 3)
Shuji Ono (eps 1, 3)
Tsutomu Suzuki (ep 6)
Yukie Sakō (ep 1)
Background Art:
Ayako Iwanaga (GREEN)
Ben Zhou Lin (Feng Animation)
Bin Xu (Feng Animation)
Eri Nakamura (GREEN)
Fei Liu (Feng Animation)
Hai Bo Qin (Feng Animation)
Kaori Higashida (GREEN)
Lan Zhao Gui (Feng Animation)
Masanori Nishiyama (Baku Production)
Masashi Ooya (GREEN)
Min Fang Zhan (Feng Animation)
Mitsuharu Miyamae (Baku Production)
Miyoko Kohama (GREEN)
Nariyuki Ogi (GREEN)
Niuwa Hui (Feng Animation)
Qiu Yi Bo (Feng Animation)
Shang You Jin (Feng Animation)
Shu Zhen Shi (Feng Animation)
Song Kai (Feng Animation)
Takuya Ebisawa (GREEN)
Tokunori Nakanishi (Feng Animation)
Wang Gui (Feng Animation)
Wang Yanning (Feng Animation)
Xiao Dan Zhu (Feng Animation)
Xifeng Chen (Feng Animation)
Yan Guan (Feng Animation)
Yoshinori Hishinuma (GREEN)
Yumiko Kondou (GREEN)
Zhang Yong (Feng Animation)
CG Animation Collaboration:
Fumie Anno (Creative Field)
Fumihito Saito (Creative Field)
Hirofumi Araki
CG Animation Director: Takayuki Chiba
CG Chief Animator: Wataru Shiraishi
CG Composite Chief:
Akira Iribe
Kiyotaka Suzuki
CG Composite Supervisor: Masahiko Matsuyama
CG Modeling Collaboration:
Mikiya Yamagishi (Punchline)
Noriko Ishikawa (Punchline)
Noriyuki Boda (Punchline)
Nozomi Kudo (Punchline)
Ryuji Nouguchi (Punchline)
Shizu Sato (Punchline)
CG Producer: Koya Imamura
Chief Writer: Shin Yoshida
Color design: Rumiko Nagai
Composite Collaboration:
Ayumi Itakura (P.P.M)
Jumi Lee (P.P.M)
Masashi Kamiki (P.P.M)
Tomohiro Nishikawa (P.P.M)
Yohei Miyahara
Yoshito Kuwa (P.P.M)
Coordination: Tatsuya Hoshino
Design Assistant: Akira Takata
Digital Production Desk: Masae Sano
Editing: Hiroshi Okuda
Finish Animation:
Ai Kaneko (Studio Ron)
Aiko Mizuno (Studio Ron)
Akemi Horie (Tatsunoko Color Center)
Aoi Morinaka (Studio Ron)
Eun Ha Song (Anivillage)
Eun Mee Yoo (Anivillage)
Fumiko Shibata (Tatsunoko Color Center)
Hiroshi Kinoshita (Studio Ron)
Hitoki Ohkura (Triple A)
Hu Jie Jin (Triple A)
Hua Qin Li (Triple A)
Hui Wang (Triple A)
Hyoung Ran Jang (Anivillage)
Jae Hyun Kim (Anivillage)
Jin Mi Kim (Anivillage; eps 1-2)
Jong Han Sun (Anivillage)
Jung Eun Kim (Anivillage)
Kazuya Otani (Triple A)
Kikuko Kimoto (Studio Ron)
Kim Hye Jung (Anivillage)
Kiyoko Momose (Tatsunoko Color Center)
Kiyomi Inogawa (Studio Ron)
Kiyomi Sakairi (Triple A)
Mami Kawamura (Studio Ron)
Mami Sakai (Studio Ron)
Manabu Sato (Studio Ron)
Masako Tsuruta (Studio Ron)
Masayuki Doshita (Triple A)
Megumi Saitō (assistant)
Mi Ran Kim (Anivillage)
Mi Sun Jeon (Anivillage)
Miori Nagayama (Studio Ron)
Misako Kojima (Studio Ron)
Mitsue Cho (Triple A)
Naoki Fukutani (Studio Ron)
Norioki Sakai (Studio Ron)
Park Soo Jin (Anivillage)
Ping Zhou (Triple A)
Setsuko Satou (Studio Ron)
Shigeru Saisho (Triple A)
Shizuko Kawabata (Studio Ron)
Shōgo Nishimura (Triple A)
Soon Lee Hee (Anivillage)
Tomomi Ishihara (Studio Ron)
Ya Fen Wang (Triple A)
Yukari Oda (Tatsunoko Color Center)
Yukari Oku (Studio Ron)
Yuki Yoshioka (Tatsunoko Color Center)
Yuko Sato (Studio Ron)
HD Online Editing:
Gen Itakura
Motoki Shirai
In-Between Animation:
Ai Kuwabara (Delta Peak Production)
Ai Saito (Tatsunoko VCR)
Akira Sakaguchi (Production I.G)
Asuka Kato (Tatsunoko VCR)
Azumi Kuniyoshi (Dogakobo)
Bok Young Choi (Triple A)
Chao Xu (Triple A)
Emi Nakano (Tatsunoko VCR)
Eriko Sugawara (Tatsunoko VCR)
Haruyo Nebu (Production I.G)
Hiroshi Watanabe (Triple A)
Hisako Shimozuma (Production I.G)
Hitomi Satō (Production I.G)
Hyun Joung Hong (Anivillage)
Hyun-Jung Lee (Anivillage)
Ikuo Yamakado (Tatsunoko VCR)
In Chul Kim (Anivillage)
Jee Hee Im (Anivillage)
Jimmy Stone (Tatsunoko VCR)
Jung Kyung Lee (Anivillage)
Keiko Katou (Production I.G)
Kotoe Saitō (Production I.G)
Kouhei Hatano (Tatsunoko VCR)
Lin Zhou (Triple A)
Maki Nishi (Delta Peak Production)
Mariko Kubo (Dogakobo)
Masahiro Matsushita (Production I.G)
Masaru Kanemori (Triple A)
Masatake Matsubara (Studio Ado)
Mi Hyun Oh (Anivillage)
Mi Jung Hyun (Anivillage)
Mi Sook Ko (Anivillage)
Mi Sun Kang (Anivillage)
Midori Okumura (Tatsunoko VCR)
Mika Kinoshita (Production I.G)
Mitsuo Satō (Tatsunoko VCR)
Mitsutoshi Onogi (Wombat)
Muneaki Nitta (Studio Ado)
Naoko Shige (Dogakobo)
Naomi Utsuno (Wombat)
Rie Saitou (Tatsunoko VCR)
Shinya Suzuki (Tatsunoko VCR)
So Young Jang (Anivillage)
Sung Sik Yang (Anivillage)
Sung Won Yang (Anivillage)
Tomoyuki Kojima (Tatsunoko VCR)
Toshiharu Suzuki (Wombat)
Xiao Min Xu (Triple A)
Xiao Qun Wang (Triple A)
Yong Jiang (Triple A)
Youichi Nagayama (Delta Peak Production)
Young Sook Lee (Anivillage)
Yu Kyung Ha (Anivillage)
Yukari Takano (Studio Ado)
Yukiko Satou (Dogakobo)
Yuuhei Ueda (Tatsunoko VCR)
In-Between Check Assistance:
Keisuke Gotou
Ken Mutou
Mitsuo Satō
International Sales & Promotion:
Chiho Ikeda
Fumiki Yamazaki
Ikuko Kogiso
KARAS Design: Keiichi Satō
KARAS Modeling: Takashi Nakashima
Key Animation:
Akiko Matsuo (Studio Mats; eps 4-5)
Akira Kano (ep 6)
Akira Takata (Tatsunoko VCR; eps 3-4, 6)
Akira Watanabe (ep 5)
Akitoshi Yokoyama (ep 4)
Atsuko Matsushita (ep 4)
Atsushi Aono (ep 5)
Atsushi Osakai (eps 1-2)
Ayumi Namiki (ep 3)
Chizuko Kusunoki (ep 4)
Chūichi Iguchi (eps 2, 5-6)
Daisuke Niitsuma (Tatsunoko Animation Room-Ep1,2)
Eiichi Akiyama (eps 1-2)
Eiji Abiko (ep 6)
Etsuko Tomita (ep 5)
Fumiaki Sahara (ep 3)
Fuminori Kizaki (ep 1)
Fumiyasu Saito (ep 3)
Fumiyo Kimura (ep 4)
Futoshi Higashide (ep 2)
Haruko Iizuka (ep 2)
Hatsumi Takizawa (ep 5)
Hideaki Isa (eps 1-2)
Hideki Kakita (Tatsunoko VCR; eps 2-6)
Hideoki Kusama (eps 4-6)
Hiroaki Kawaguchi (ep 5)
Hirofumi Masuda (ep 2)
Hirokazu Hanai (ep 1)
Hiroki Moritomo (Studio Babel; ep 4)
Hiroyoshi Iida (ep 3)
Hiroyuki Ogura (ep 2)
Hisashi Saito (ep 6)
Hitomi Tsuruta (ep 1)
Ikuo Kuwana (ep 5)
Ippei Kuri (OP)
Izumi Shimura (ep 3)
Jimmy Stone (ep 2)
Jouji Sawada (ep 5)
Juji Mizumura (ep 5)
Jun Shibata (eps 3, 6)
Jun Shirai (TatsunokoAnimationRoom-Ep1-4,6)
Katsumi Matsuda (ep 5)
Kazuhiro Miwa (eps 1-2)
Kazumi Hasegawa (ep 5)
Kazunobu Hoshi (ep 5)
Kei Nagakawa (ep 6)
Keiichi Satō (OP+Eps. 4, 6)
Keiko Motoya (ep 5)
Keisuke Goto (Tatsunoko VCR; eps 3-6)
Ken Mutou (Tatsunoko VCR; eps 3-4)
Ken Ōtsuka (ep 6)
Kenichi Iino (ep 3)
Kenichi Ishimaru (Tatsunoko VCR; eps 3-6)
Kenichirou Okamoto (eps 4-5)
Kenji Hayama (OP+Eps. 3, 4, 6)
Kenji Ishida (ep 3)
Kenji Masuda (ep 1)
Kiyoshi Matsushita (ep 4)
Koichi Hatsumi (eps 3-4, 6)
Koji Watanabe (ep 6)
Kumi Horii (ep 5)
Kuniko Yano (ep 5)
Mami Tezuka (Studio Kyuma; ep 2)
Manabu Nakatake (Tatsunoko VCR; eps 1-6)
Mariko Oka (ep 5)
Masaaki Sakurai (eps 2, 6)
Masahiko Kaneda (ep 2)
Masakazu Kawazoe (ep 2)
Masami Kosone (eps 4-6)
Masatsugu Arakawa (ep 3)
Masayuki Satō (ep 6)
Masayuki Yoshida (eps 2-4)
Michio Satō (ep 1)
Mimiko Yoshida (ep 5)
Minako Ito (ep 1)
Misao Abe (ep 5)
Misato Ootani (eps 2, 4-5)
Mitsue Sakō (Tatsunoko VCR; ep 1)
Mitsuhiro Okumura (ep 3)
Mitsunori Yamaguchi (ep 1)
Mitsuo Satō (Tatsunoko VCR; ep 3)
Mitsuru Obunai (ep 6)
Mizuka Takahashi (ep 3)
Morifumi Naka (eps 5-6)
Motonori Nishibe (eps 1-2)
Naoki Takahashi (ep 5)
Naomi Yoshida (Studio Mats; ep 4)
Naoyuki Onda (ep 6)
Nobuhiko Genba (ep 2)
Noriko Kitazawa (eps 3, 5)
Noriyasu Yamauchi (ep 5)
Rie Saitou (eps 4-6)
Rumi Abe (ep 5)
Ryō Tanaka (ep 5)
Ryōichi Hayakawa (eps 1-2)
Ryōko Nakano (Tatsunoko VCR; eps 2-5)
Ryōtarō Makihara (eps 2-3, 6)
Ryūji Shiromae (eps 4-6)
Ryuji Tsuzuku (Studio Mark; ep 4)
Satoshi Ishino (ep 6)
Shigeki Kuhara (OP+Eps. 1-4, 6)
Shigeo Akahori (ep 6)
Shigeru Kimishima (ep 6)
Shingo Suzuki (ep 2)
Shinsuke Terasawa (ep 3)
Shinya Suzuki (ep 2)
Shou Sugai (Tatsunoko Animation Room-Ep1,4)
Shūhei Arita (eps 4-6)
Shuichi Kaneko (ep 6)
Shuji Ono (TatsunokoAnimationRoom-Ep1,3-6)
Shuji Tanaka (ep 5)
Shujirou Hamakawa (ep 1)
Si-Eun Lee (ep 5)
Soichiro Matsuda (ep 6)
Takamitsu Kondō (eps 5-6)
Takashi Hashimoto (Tatsunoko VCR; eps 1-6)
Takashi Igari (ep 1)
Takashi Saijo (ep 5)
Takashi Yamamoto (ep 5)
Takayuki Chiba (eps 5-6)
Takenori Tsukuma (ep 6)
Takeshi Matsuura (ep 3)
Tatsuo Yamada (ep 1)
Tatsuya Oka (ep 3)
Tetsuya Matsukawa (ep 4)
Tetsuya Nishio (OP)
Tokuyuki Matsutake (ep 6)
Tomihiko Ōkubo (Tatsunoko Animation Room-Ep.1)
Tomotaka Shibayama (eps 2-3)
Tomoyuki Kitamura (ep 1)
Toshiharu Sugie (ep 3)
Toshinori Watanabe (ep 1)
Tsukasa Sakurai (Studio Kyuma; eps 2-3)
Tsutomu Miyazawa (eps 2, 6)
Tsutomu Suzuki (eps 1-2, 4, 6)
Tsuyoshi Sakai (ep 1)
Yasushi Ohara (eps 3, 6)
Yasutoshi Tanba (ep 1)
Yōko Satō (eps 3, 6)
Yoshiaki Matsuda (ep 5)
Yoshinobu Ando (Tatsunoko VCR; eps 1-2, 5-6)
Yuichiro Masuda (ep 4)
Yuuko Yoshida (Studio Mats; ep 5)
Key Animation Supervision: Satoshi Takabatake
Layout Director: Kenichi Ishimaru
Literature: Masaya Honda
Making Staff:
Kazuhiro Kobayashi (LIDLOCK)
Kentaro Kishi (LIDLOCK)
Masataka Nanba (LIDLOCK)
Toshiya Isozaki
Mechanical animation Director: Masahiro Yamane
Monster Design: Kenji Andō
Music Conductor: Mario Klemens
Music Production: Takeshi Ando
Press Design: Naoko Nodera
Production Committee:
Chiaki Shimazaki (Shochiku)
Kaoru Hirooka (Toshiba Entertainment)
Masataka Iseki (Tatsunoko Production)
Tadashi Miyamoto (Shochiku)
Takanori Shimojima (Toshiba Entertainment)
Toshiki Oonishi (Toshiba Entertainment)
Yasuhiko Shigenaga (Toshiba Entertainment)
Production Desk Work:
Sayuri Ike
Yoshiko Nishio
Production producer: Hideo Deguchi
Publicity Cooperation: Hiroshi Kanda
Setting Production: Masahiro Takata
Sound Effects:
Yasuyuki Konno (Suwara Sound Systems)
Sound Effects Assistant: Yuji Furuya (Suwara Sound Systems)
Sound Monitor Coordination: Naoyuki Nakayama
Sound Production: Takatoshi Hamano (Magic Capsule)
Sound Production Assistant: Yutaka Deguchi
Sound Production Cooperation:
Hisashi Suzuki (Octavia Records Inc.)
Miyuki Itō (Octavia Records Inc.)
Special Skills Director: Takashi Hashimoto
Theme Song Composition:
Rurutia (ED 1)
Yoshihiro Ike (ED 2)
Theme Song Lyrics:
Rurutia (ED 1)
Sasja Antheunis (ED 2)
Theme Song Performance:
Rurutia (ED1)
Sasja Antheunis (ED 2)
Title Logo Design: Keiichi Satō
Asuka Shibuya as Hinaru
Kasumi Suzuki as Yurine
Toshihiro Wada as Otoha

Hiroto Torihata as Kure Narumi
Hitomi Nabatame as Homura
Kiyoyuki Yanada as Suiko (ep 1)
Mai Nakahara as
Chizuru (ep 1)
Mery (ep 2)
Rokurō Naya as Chief
Saeko Chiba as Sagizaka Yoshiko
Takahiro Sakurai as Houshun'in Ekou
Tetsuo Goto as Minoru Sagisaka

Akari Higuchi as Female Doctor (ep 3)
Akimitsu Takase as Reporter C (ep 4)
Ako Mayama as Tsuruta
Atsushi Imaruoka as Youkai A (ep 6)
Atsushi Ono as Otoha's Father (ep 4)
Daisuke Egawa as Detective Sagawa (ep 1)
Daisuke Kirii as Police Officer (ep 1)
Daisuke Ono as Ken (ep 2)
Eisuke Asakura as Monster (ep 3)
Eri Oono as Nurse (eps 1, 4)
Etsuko Kozakura as Amefuriko
Fuyuka Oura as Female Announcer (ep 5)
Hirofumi Nojima as Nurse (ep 1)
Hirohiko Kakegawa as Big Brother (ep 4)
Hiroki Yasumoto as Photographer (ep 5)
Kenta Miyake as Old KARAS (ep 1)
Mai Nakahara as Nurse (ep 3)
Makoto Yasumura as DJ (ep 2)
Masanobu Kariya as Doctor (ep 1)
Misa Watanabe as Tsuchigumo (ep 2)
Naoya Uchida as Deputy Governor
Natsuki Mori as Female Announcer (ep 4)
Rokurō Naya as Ushioni (ep 6)
Satoshi Hino as Reiji (eps 4-5)
Taeko Kawata as Little Girl (eps 5-6)
Takayuki Kondō as
Nurse (ep 1)
Police Officer (ep 5)
Reporter B (ep 4)
Takayuki Sugo as Governor
Tetsuharu Ohta as
Doctor (ep 3)
Reporter A (ep 4)
Tomohiro Nishimura as Kamaitachi (ep 2)
Toru Ohkawa as Wanyudo (ep 2)
Toshitsugu Takashina as Director (ep 1)
Tsuguo Mogami as
Karakasa (ep 6)
Policeman (ep 4)
Yōji Ueda as Shako (ep 2)

Japanese companies
2D Composite: Tatsunoko VCR
2D Composite Collaboration: Ashi Productions
3DCGI: Tatsunoko VCR
Animation Production: Tatsunoko VCR
CG Animation Collaboration: Creative Field
CG Modeling Collaboration: Punchline
Composite Collaboration: PPM
Motion Editing:
A.K. (OP)
Motion Graphics:
A.K. (OP)
Music Recorded At: Dvorak Hall
Orchestral Performance: Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
Original story: Tatsunoko Production
Showgate (Then Toshiba Entertainment)
Tatsunoko Production
Toshiba Entertainment
Production Support: Nippon Ichi Software
Publicity Cooperation:
Ever Green Entertainment
Recording Production: Magic Capsule
Setting Support: Uplift
Software Collaboration: MAXON Computer
Sound Production: Magic Capsule
Sound Production Cooperation: Octavia Records Inc.
Structure Support: Uplift
English cast
English staff
ADR Director: Eric P. Sherman
Translation: Shoko Oono
Executive producer: Kaoru Mfaume
Assistant producer: Mami Okada
Assistant Production Coordinator: Christen Bennett
Casting Director:
Kaeko Sakamoto
Ruth Lambert
Casting Supervisor: Marc Frankowski
Engineering Assistant:
Jeff Prosser
Kevin Patzelt
Post-Production Assistant:
Barry Weir
Peter Mullen
Tara Navarro
Production Coordination:
Megumi Kunisada
Zaida Rodriguez
Re-Recording Mixing: Mark Rozett
Spotting: Clark Cheng
Subtitling: Clark Cheng
Supervising Sound Engineer: Patrick Rodman
Cree Summer as Yurine (Volume 2)
Jay Hernandez as Nue
Piper Perabo as Yurine
Steve Staley as Karas/Otoha

Dave Wittenberg as Detective Narumi Kure
Doug Stone as Detective Minoru Sagisaka
Julie Ann Taylor as Hinaru
Kate Higgins as Homura
Keith Burgess as Suiko
Melissa Fahn as Chizuru
Michael McConnohie as Chief of Police
Sandy Fox as Amefuriko
Tony Oliver as Detective Sawada

Barbara Goodson as Tsuruta
Dave Mallow as Kamaitachi
David Lodge as Governor of Tokyo
Dorothy Fahn as Yoshiko Sagisaka
Doug Erholtz as Ikeda
Hynden Walch as Little Girl
Kaiji Tang as Gangster
Kim Strauss as
Security Guard
Kirk Thornton as Karakasa
Lex Lang as
Mary Elizabeth McGlynn as Tsuchigumo
Paul St. Peter as Wanyudo
Tony Oliver as Doctor
Wendee Lee as
Ohkubo Hospital Director

English companies
ADR Production: Bang Zoom! Entertainment
Encore Action
Encore WAM
Sci-Fi Channel (Ani-Monday)
Madman Entertainment (Australia)
Manga Entertainment (Great Britain & Ireland)
Licensed by: Manga Entertainment
French staff
French cast
ADR Director: Thierry Kazazian
Executive producer: Carlo Levy
Bruno Magne as Nue
Sybille Tureau as Yurine
Thierry Kazazian as Karas/Otoha

Bernard Demory as Commissaire de police
Constantin Pappas as Kure Narumi
Daniel Beretta as Détective Minoru Sagisaka
Marie Chevalot as Homura
Mylène Jampanoi as Hinaru
Patricia Legrand as Amefurikozo
Suzanne Sindberg as Chizuru

Marie Chevalot as Tsuchigumo

French companies
ADR Production: Studio Chinkel
Broadcaster: Gong (from May 2009)
Distributor: Dybex
Dubbing: Chinkel
Internet Streaming: Gong
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
Executive producer: José Luis Puertas
Ariadna Giménez as Hinaru (Spain dub)
Daniel Albiac as Ekô Hôshun´in (Spain dub)
Jesús López as Nue (Spain dub)
Pilar Morales as Yurine (Spain dub)
Sergio Mesa as Otoha (Spain dub)

Carmen Ambrós as Yoshiko Sagisaka (Spain dub)
Esperança Domènech as
Mery (Spain dub; ep 2)
Tsuchigumo (Spain dub)
Maria Rosa Guillén as
Chizuru (Spain dub; ep 1)
Homura (Spain dub)
Oscar Redondo as Kure Narumi (Spain dub)
Victor Iturrioz as Kamaitachi (Spain dub)

Carmen Ambrós (Spain dub)
Esperança Domènech (Spain dub)
Ivan Canovas (Spain dub)
María Rosa Gil (Spain dub)
Tasio Alonso (Spain dub)
Spanish companies
Broadcaster: Buzz Channel (Spain)
Dubbing Studio: Cristal Media (Spain dub)
Licensed by: Jonu Media (Spain)
Translation: Traducciones Imposibles (Spain dub)
Italian staff
Italian cast
Dubbing Director: Stefano Cutaia
Translation: Giulia Battaglia
Executive producer: Francesco Di Sanzo

Dialogues: Stefano Cutaia
Dubbing Assistant: Luana Congedo
Dubbing Coordination: Orlando Leone
Ismaele Ariano as Otoha
Laura Cherubelli as Hinaru
Martina Felli as Yurine

Annalisa Longo as Chizuru
Giulia Bersani as Homura
Jessica Grossule as Yoshiko
Pietro Ubaldi as Suiko
Riccardo Rovatti as Sagisaka

ELena Berto as Tsuruta
Ezio Vivolo as Ken
Lorenzo Scattorin as Wanioudo
Luana Congedo as Tsuchigumo
Luca Ghignone as Commissario
Massimo Còrizza as Malavitoso
Massimo Antonio Rossi as Padre/Fratello Otoha
Maurizio Di Girolamo as Kamaitachi
Roberto Accornero as Governatore
Stefano Cutaia as Sawada
Veronica Cuscusa as Amefuriko
Walter Rivetti as Vice Governatore
Italian companies
Broadcaster: Man-Ga
Distributor: Yamato Video
Dubbing: Novartescenica
Internet Streaming: Anime Generation
German staff
German cast
Dubbing Director: Richard Westerhaus (eps 1-6)

Dialogbuch: Fritz Rott
Disposition: Martina Eckert
Mixing And Postproduction Engineer: Willi Grossmann
Corinna Dörenkamp as Hinaru
Gabi Wienand as Yurine
Simon T. Roden as Otoha

Demet Fey as Chizuru
Detlef Bierstedt as Sawada
Hans-Gerd Kilbinger as Minoru Sagisaka
Lars Schmidtke as Narumi Kure
Maxi Häcke as Amefurikozou
Reinhard Schulat as Suiko
René Dawn-Claude as Reiji (ep 4)
Silke Linderhaus as Homura

Dieter Maise as Ken
Gregor Höppner as Polizeidirektor
Hans Bayer as Gouverneur
Ilya Welter as Tsuchigumo
Karlheinz Tafel as Kamaitachi
Michael-Che Koch as Shako
Sarah Brückner as Yoshiko Sagisaka
Thomas Krause as Vize-Gouverneur
Volker Wolf as Wanyuudou
German companies
Distributor: Panini Video
Dubbing: G&G Tonstudios
Russian staff
Russian companies
Distributor: MC Entertainment
Russian cast
Polish staff
Polish cast
Paweł Straszewski as Lektor 
Polish companies
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
Chinese (Taiwan) cast

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