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Fight!! Spirit of the Sword (OAV)

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Objectionable content: Mild
Plot Summary: Yonosuke Hikura appears to be an ordinary high school student. Yet he has inherited the important role of protecting the harmony between Heaven and Earth. With the help of the magical sword Chitentai, and Tsukinojo Inbe, he courageously battles the demons, sending them back to the Earth World, from which they have escaped.
User Ratings: 51 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: -
 Excellent: -
 Very good: -
 Good: 6 votes (sub:4, dub:2)
 Decent: 6 votes (sub:3, dub:3)
 So-so: 11 votes (sub:6, dub:5)
 Not really good: 8 votes (sub:7, dub:1)
 Weak: 11 votes (sub:7, dub:4)
 Bad: 7 votes (sub:7)
 Awful: 2 votes (sub:2)
 Worst ever: -
Seen in part or in whole by 92 users, rank: #5222 (of 9317)
Median rating: Not really good
Arithmetic mean: 4.196 (Not really good+), std. dev.: 1.6806, rank: #9138 (of 9420)
Weighted mean: 4.307 (Not really good+), rank: #9109 (of 9420) (seen all: 4.32 / seen some: 4.00)
Bayesian estimate: 4.991 (So-so), rank: #6989 (of 7093)
Running time: 29 minutes
Number of episodes: 1
2000-01-01 (USA Theatrical Release Date)
Release dates: We have 2
Ending Theme:
"Boku no Soba ni Dare ka Iru" (僕のそばに誰かいる; "Someone Is by My Side") by Yuko Kawai
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DVD (Region 1)
    Spirit of the Sword (DVD) 2001-10-30 (from $11.97)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Screenplay: Ryō Yasumura
Original story: Pink Aomata
Character Design: Kenichi Ōnuki
Animation Director: Masanori Nishii
Sound Director: Hideyuki Tanaka
Director of Photography: Akihito Takahashi
Executive producer: Susumu Tanaka
Co - Photography: Tsuguo Ozawa
Color Model: Kumiko Nakayama
Color Selection: Mieko Maruyama
Editing: Kazuhiko Seki
General Producer: Kenji Kume
Monster Design: Tadakatsu Yoshida
Music Director: Tomoko Shibuya
Planning: Hisatoshi Maruyama
Production Assistant: Wakako Yoshida
Production Design:
Nobuhito Sue
Yōji Nakaza
Production Desk: Takashi Yokoi
Production manager: Tomoko Kawasaki
Promotion: Kazumi Ozawa
Publicist: Yoshimi Nakajima
Recording: Hiroyuki Shibuya
Sound Effects: Yasuyuki Konno
Special Effects: Gō Abe
Theme Song Arrangement: Kaoru Wada
Theme Song Composition: Takumi Yamamoto
Theme Song Lyrics: Miho Matsuba
Theme Song Performance: Yuko Kawai
Megumi Hayashibara as Tsukinojo Inbe
Takeshi Kusao as Yonosuke Hikura

Takehito Koyasu as Ukyo

Chie Satou as Young Yonosuke
Ikuo Nishikawa as Old Man
Junichi Sugawara as Executive A
Junko Asami as Female Student A
Junko Sakuma as Female Student B
Masako Katsuki as Fujisawa (Arare) 
Noriko Hidaka as Himeno (Yukinojo) 
Ritsuo Sawa as Painter
Shinya Ohtaki as Yonosuke's Father
Tetsuya Iwanaga as Friend B
Tsutomu Kashikura as Friend A
Yuzuru Fujimoto as Senior in Earth's World
Japanese companies
Background Art: Kusanagi
Co - Assistant Animation:
Moo Anime Studio
Nakamura Production
Co - Coloring: JCS International
Co - Photography: Adolibu
Editing: Jay Film
Laboratory: Tokyo Laboratory
Music Production:
Plumage Label
Pony Canyon
Photography: Studio Boston
Recording Studio: Toei Audio Visual Art Center
Sound Production: Audio Tanaka
Titles: Maki Production
English cast
English staff
ADR Director: Ruben Arvizu
Script: Ruben Arvizu
Translation: Julia Rose
Executive producer: John Sirabella
Producer: Ruben Arvizu

Editing: Beth Salem
Graphic Design: Alissyn Brock 
Packaging Design: Alissyn Brock
Production Assistant: Anna Yamamoto
Production manager:
Sam Liebowitz
Scott Marchfeld
Production Supervision:
Clark Cheng
Sean Molyneaux
Recording & Post-Mix Engineer:
Oscar Morales
Ricardo Nunez
Brian Moran as Yonosuke Hikura 
Bryan Moran as Yonosuke Hikura
Michelle Ruff as Tsukinojo Inbe

Bob Buchholz as Sakyo
David Orosco as Ukyo
Doug Stone as Ukyo 
Ellyn Stern as Himeno
Rosalinda Morales as Fujisawa
Tom Wyner as Earth's World Elder

English companies
Distributor: AnimeWorks
Dubbing Studio: Arvintel Media Productions
Editing Studio: RG Video
Licensed by: Media Blasters
Recording & Post-Mix: ALBA Digital Recording

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