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Art of Fighting (special)

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Alternative title:
Art of Fighting: L'occhio di sirio (Italian)
Art of Fighting: Le film (French)
Battle Spirits Ryuko no Ken (Japanese)
The Art of Fighting
The Art of Fighting: L'occhio di Sirio (Italian)
バトルスピリッツ 龍虎の拳 (Japanese)
배틀 스피리츠 용호의 권 (Korean)
Themes: martial arts
Objectionable content: Mild
Plot Summary: After events involving a home invasion, a house cat, an ancient artifact, and an unpaid electrical bill, martial artist Ryo Sakazaki and his best friend Robert Garcia must fight their way into the Southtown underworld to save Ryo's sister Yuri from the crimelord known as Mr. Big.
User Ratings: 116 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: -
 Excellent: 1 vote (dub:1)
 Very good: 4 votes (sub:3, dub:1)
 Good: 9 votes (sub:6, dub:3)
 Decent: 19 votes (dub:12, sub:6, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
 So-so: 17 votes (sub:10, dub:5, ?:1, others:1
1 French dubbed
 Not really good: 14 votes (sub:7, dub:7)
 Weak: 19 votes (sub:10, dub:9)
 Bad: 13 votes (dub:6, sub:5, edit.dub:1, others:1
1 Portuguese subtitled
 Awful: 9 votes (dub:5, sub:2, raw:1, ?:1)
 Worst ever: 11 votes (dub:7, sub:2, ?:1, others:1
1 Spanish dubbed
Seen in part or in whole by 245 users, rank: #3412 (of 9601)
Median rating: Not really good
Arithmetic mean: 3.888 (Not really good), std. dev.: 2.2544, rank: #9530 (of 9729)
Weighted mean: 4.042 (Not really good), rank: #9455 (of 9729) (seen all: 4.00 / seen some: 4.65)
Bayesian estimate: 4.388 (Not really good+), rank: #7327 (of 7375)
Running time: 46 minutes
Vintage: 1993-12-23
Release dates: We have 4
Ending Theme:
"Yasei no Kaze" (野生の風) by Hajime Okano & J★POP
Loosely based on SNK's best-selling videogame of the same title.
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DVD (Region 0)
    Art of Fighting (DVD) 1998-11-15
DVD (Region 1)
    Art of Fighting (DVD) 2003-07-08 (from $25.00)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Hiroshi Fukutomi
Character Design: Kazunori Iwakura
Art Director: Junichiro Nishikawa
Chief Animation Director: Kazunori Iwakura
Sound Director: Kazuya Tanaka
Director of Photography: Seiichi Morishita
Hiromichi Mogaki (Studio Comet)
Tatsuji Yamazaki (NAS)
Yoshihiro Suzuki (Fuji TV)

Color Coordination:
Sanae Kimura
Takashi Tomihata
Color design: Kōji Usui
Production manager: Etsuko Komatsu
Sound Effects: Daisuke Jinbo
Sound Producer: Hiroshi Kuroda
Special Thanks To: Takashi Nishiyama
Theme Song Performance: Rokuji Hasegawa
Masanori Ikeda as Robert Garcia
Tetsuya Bessho as Ryo Sakazaki

Ayumi Hamasaki as Yuri Sakazaki
Iemasa Kayumi as Mr. Big
Kaori Horie as Yuri Sakazaki (Japan DVD)
Masako Katsuki as King
Takeshi Aono as Ryuhaku Todoh

Fu Suzuki as Old Woman
Ginzō Matsuo as Jack Turner
Kaneto Shiozawa as John Crawley
Kazunari Tanaka as subordinate
Miyoko Aoba as Newscaster
Sanshirō Nitta as Subordinate B
Yoshiyuki Kouno as Subordinate
Japanese companies
English staff
English cast
Executive producer: John O'Donnell
Dubbing Manager: Peter Bavaro
Dubbing Supervision: Anthony Salerno
Titles & Graphics: Phil Poli
Video Editing: Jeff Venables
Alden Crews as Ryo Sakazaki
Nick Sullivan as Robert Garcia

Cliff Lazenby as Mr. Big
Sharon Becker as King
Veronica Taylor as Yuri Sakazaki

Carter Cathcart as Lt. Toudou
Eric Stuart as
English companies
Licensed by: Central Park Media
Post Production Audio: Sonomat Post
Korean staff
Korean cast
Ju-Chang Lee as Ryo Sakazaki
Min-Jeong Yeo as Yuri Sakazaki

Gi-Hyeon Kim as Ryuhaku Todou
Han Choi as Mr. Big
Mi-Sook Jeong as King
Korean companies
French staff
French cast
Sylvain Goldberg as Robert Garcia

Catherine Conet as King

Fabienne Loriaux as Yuri Sakazaki
Olivier Cuvelier as Mister Big
Peppino Capotondi as Ryuhaku Todoh
French companies
Cinéstar (from 1998)
Distributor: Shuriken (from January 1996)
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
Executive producer: Luis de Val
Eduardo Diez as Ryo Sakazaki (Spain dub)
Enrique Gracia as Robert Garcia (Spain dub)

Ana Laín as King (Spain dub)
Arantxa Aráiztegui as Yuri Sakazaki (Spain dub)
Eliseo Pérez as Inspector Fujido (Spain dub)
José Catalán as Mr. Big (Spain dub)

Fernando Subías as Jack Turner (Spain dub)
Lucas Cisneros as John Crawley (Spain dub)
Spanish companies
Distributor: Manga Films (Spain)
Dubbing Studio: Sonomaster (Spain dub)
Italian staff
Italian cast
Dubbing Director: Rossana Bassani

Dialogues: Marinella Armagni
Dania Cericola as King
Giovanni Battezzato as Mr. Big

Alberto Olivero as
Police Commander
Aldo Stella as
Policeman A
Policeman B
Andrea De Nisco as Thug
Giulia Franzoso as Yuri
Irene Scalzo as Newscaster
Marco Balzarotti as Robert
Maurizio Scattorin as Fujidon
Nicola Bartolini Carrassi as John Crawley
Stefano Albertini as Jack Turner
Italian companies
Broadcaster: Man-Ga
Publisher: Yamato Video
Portuguese staff
Portuguese cast
Marcelo Campos as Ryo Sakazaki
Wendel Bezerra as Robert Garcia

Affonso Amajones as Mr. Big
Cecília Lemes as King
Noeli Santisteban as Yuri Sakazaki

Daoiz Cabezudo as Sargento Todou
José Parisi Jr as Jack Turner
Leonardo Camilo as John Crawley
Portuguese companies
Broadcaster: Rede Manchete (U.S. Mangá)
VHS Distribution: Flashstar

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