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Dog Soldier: Shadows of the Past (OAV)

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Alternative title:
ドッグソルジャー "SHADOWS OF THE PAST" (Japanese)
Genres: adventure, drama
Themes: military, terrorists
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary: When an American scientist carrying a cure for the AIDS virus is kidnapped by an arms merchant, John Kyosuke is forced back from retirement. He accepts the challenge to regain pocession of the anti-serum. He finds out that some of the people he is after are closely related, which gives his conquest a whole new meaning.
User Ratings: 47 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Excellent: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Very good: -
 Good: 3 votes (sub:3)
 Decent: 3 votes (sub:3)
 So-so: 4 votes (sub:4)
 Not really good: 6 votes (sub:6)
 Weak: 12 votes (sub:9, dub:2, raw:1)
 Bad: 14 votes (sub:13, dub:1)
 Awful: 2 votes (sub:1, dub:1)
 Worst ever: 1 vote (sub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 85 users, rank: #5520 (of 9609)
Median rating: Weak
Arithmetic mean: 3.574 (Not really good−), std. dev.: 2.0499, rank: #9570 (of 9740)
Weighted mean: 3.582 (Not really good−), rank: #9573 (of 9740) (seen all: 3.73 / seen some: 1.52 / won't finish: 2.00)
Bayesian estimate: 4.427 (Not really good+), rank: #7328 (of 7379)
Running time: 45 minutes
Number of episodes: 1
Vintage: 1989-10-08
Release dates: We have 1
Ending Theme:
"Okujou no SISSY" by BLUE DRAGON
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    Dog Soldier: Shadows of the Past [Sub] (LD) 1993-02-25
    Dog Soldier: Shadows of the Past (Dub.VHS) 1996-06-18

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Hiroyuki Ebata
Script: Shō Aikawa
Original Manga: Tetsuya Saruwatari
Character Design: Masaki Kudō
Art Director: Takuji Jizōmoto
Animation Director: Masaki Kudō
Sound Director: Noriyoshi Matsuura
Director of Photography: Yōsuke Moriguchi
Editing: Hajime Taniguchi
In-Between Check: Tsurumi Takeguchi
Music producer: Toshio Oguri
Production manager: Yoko Muraoka
Production producer: Eiji Abe
Recording: Yoshio Obara
Sound Effects: Daisuke Jinbo
Special Effects: Noriyuki Ohta
Theme Song Performance: Akiko Urae
Akira Kamiya as John Kyōsuke Hiba

Daisuke Gouri as Masami Fudō
Mika Doi as Catherine Magley
Norio Wakamoto as Makoto Allen Takemura
Yūsaku Yara as Sachio Takechi

Issei Futamata as Subordinate
Kōzō Shioya as Foreman
Shōzō Iizuka as Officer
Japanese companies
Animation Production:
Animate Film
J.C. Staff
Film Developing: Tokyo Laboratory
Photography: Studio Wood
Recording Studio: Seion Studio
Sound Effects: Swara Pro
Sound Production: Gen
Titles: Maki Production
English staff
English cast
Translation: Neil Nadelman
Executive producer: John O'Donnell
Casting Coordination: Sarah-Anne Dafoe
Dialogue Director:
Karl Willems
Sarah-Anne Dafoe
Engineering Assistant:
Ian Emberton
Robert Crang
Production Coordination:
Donna Kwon
Edward S. Whang
Janet Kendrick
Re-Recording Mixing: Jan Deny
Recording engineer: Karl Willems
Script Supervision: Martina Lang
Video Post-Production: Pierre de la Roche
Wordfit Editor: Pat Haskill
Brian Dobson as Makoto Allen Takamura
Cathy Weseluck as Catherine Magley
Don Brown as John Kyosuke Hiba

Michael Dobson as Masami Fudou

Don Brown as Interogator
Jason Gray-Stanford as
Michael Dobson as
English companies
Licensed by: Central Park Media (License Expired)

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