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Big Wars (OAV)

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©1993 Yoshio Aramaki, Tokuma Japan Communications Co., Ltd.

Alternative title:
Big Wars: Kami Utsu Akaki Kōya ni (Japanese)
ビッグ・ウォーズ 神撃つ朱き荒野に (Japanese)
Objectionable content: Intense
Plot Summary: At the dawn of the 21st century, war rages on Mars. Captain Akuh and his crew are on a top secret mission to destroy an enemy warship when an officer is stricken with an alien mind control plague. As the plague spreads, inciting madness and treason, Akuh must complete his mission, annihilate the alien battleship, and save the fate of the human race.
User Ratings: 111 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 3 votes (sub:3)
 Excellent: 4 votes (sub:2, dub:2)
 Very good: 11 votes (sub:7, dub:4)
 Good: 16 votes (dub:8, sub:7, raw:1)
 Decent: 29 votes (sub:18, dub:9, ?:2)
 So-so: 15 votes (dub:9, sub:5, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
 Not really good: 11 votes (dub:6, sub:4, others:1
1 German subtitled
 Weak: 9 votes (dub:5, sub:4)
 Bad: 5 votes (sub:3, dub:1, others:1
1 German subtitled
 Awful: 2 votes (sub:1, dub:1)
 Worst ever: 6 votes (sub:3, dub:3)
Seen in part or in whole by 245 users, rank: #3352 (of 9413)
Median rating: Decent
Arithmetic mean: 5.387 (So-so+), std. dev.: 2.3023, rank: #8321 (of 9520)
Weighted mean: 5.375 (So-so+), rank: #8367 (of 9520) (seen all: 5.41 / won't finish: 3.64)
Bayesian estimate: 5.611 (Decent−), rank: #6736 (of 7151)
Running time: 70 minutes
Number of episodes: 1
Vintage: 1993-08-06
Release dates: We have 4
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DVD (Region 1)
    Big Wars (DVD) 1998-10-14
    Big Wars (DVD) 2003-04-08 (from $11.00)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Toshifumi Takizawa
Screenplay: Kazumi Koide
Storyboard: Toshifumi Takizawa
Character Design: Satomi Mikuriya
Art Director: Nobutaka Ike
Animation Director: Keizō Shimizu
Original Novel: Yoshio Aramaki
Mechanical design: Kow Yokoyama
Sound Director: Noriyoshi Matsuura
Executive producer: Tatsumi Yamashita
Additional Assistant Director: Yorihisa Hanyu
Art Coordinator: Yoshie Murakami
Artist Coordination: Hiroaki Inoue
Artwork Coordinator: Shuichi Kamikawabata
Assistant Mechanical Designer:
Hideki Takahashi
Kazunori Iwakura
Assistant producer: Shigeharu Sekiguchi
Background Layout: Nobutaka Ike
Cinematography: Hideo Okazaki
In-Between Check: Sayuri Tsuruyama
Mechanical animation Director: Hideki Takahashi
Music producer: Hiroyuki Kamii
Planning: Hideo Ogata
Production Assistant: Yasuhiro Inoue
Production Coordination: Shinobu Tsunaki
Production manager: Yoshiyuki Matsuzaki
Public Relations: Masanori Manjo
Recording engineer: Mitsuyoshi Maruyama
Sound Effects: Katsumi Itō
Special Effects: Takashi Maekawa
Storyboard S: Toshifumi Takizawa
Hideyuki Tanaka as Captain Kanki Akuh

Hirohiko Kakegawa as Yamamoto
Hiroko Emori as Darsa
Ikuya Sawaki as Coleman
Kouji Tsujitani as Dalton
Masaharu Satō as Bruce
Shinya Ohtaki as Todoroki
Toshiyuki Morikawa as Hijikata
Yumi Touma as Dr. Lee
Yuzuru Fujimoto as Mikawa

Isshin Chiba as Operator

Japanese companies
English staff
English cast
Executive producer: John O'Donnell
Dubbing Manager: Peter Bavaro
Dubbing Supervision: Anthony Salerno
DVD Coordination: Eric Thomann
Editing: Paul Collins
In-House Production: Justin Sevakis
In-House Production Manager: Tim Werenko
Production Coordination: Edward S. Whang
Re-Write: Jay Parks
B.H. O'Neill as Captain Kanki Akuh

Cynthia DeMoss as Doctor Lee
Dale Oliverio as Takeshi Hijikata
David Stuart as J. Dalton
Michael William as Yutaka Todoroki
Sharon Becker as Lieutenant Darsa Keligan

Barry Chiate as Colonel Coleman
Bob Heitman as Admiral Mikawa

English companies
DVD Menu Design: Eaglevision, Inc.
DVD Premastering: Eaglevision, Inc.
DVD Production: Image Entertainment
Licensed by: Central Park Media
Subtitles: Captions, Inc.

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