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Tenchi The Movie 2 - The Daughter of Darkness

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Alternative title:
Chi ha bisogno di Tenchi? - The Movie - La vigilia dell'estate (Italian)
Tenchi Muyo Movie 2: Daughter of Darkness
Tenchi Muyo! Manatsu no Eve (Japanese)
Tenchi Muyo! Midsummer's Eve
Tenchi-Muyo!: La película 2 - La hija de la oscuridad (Spanish)
天地無用!真夏のイブ (Japanese)
Themes: aliens, harem
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary: A girl, Mayuka, appears one day claiming to be Tenchi's daughter, much to the shock of the Masaki household. Chaos ensues as Washu attempts to discover Mayuka's background, and the girls adjust to the new presence at their home. The result of her appearance reaches back into the past, and puts Tenchi in danger. Tenchi and Ryoko must travel into the realm of a demon called Yuzuha in order to try and set things right, but their task is not an easy one.
User Ratings: 917 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 40 votes (dub:23, sub:16, ?:1)
 Excellent: 112 votes (dub:68, sub:39, ?:2, raw:1, edit.dub:1, others:1
1 Spanish dubbed
 Very good: 224 votes (dub:128, sub:92, edit.dub:1, others:3
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 Polish subtitled
1 Spanish edited dub
 Good: 262 votes (dub:128, sub:125, edit.dub:3, ?:3, raw:1, others:2
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 Italian dubbed
 Decent: 147 votes (sub:77, dub:65, ?:5)
 So-so: 63 votes (sub:32, dub:27, ?:1, edit.dub:1, others:2
1 German dubbed
1 Italian dubbed
 Not really good: 29 votes (sub:15, dub:14)
 Weak: 26 votes (dub:16, sub:9, ?:1)
 Bad: 7 votes (sub:4, dub:3)
 Awful: 5 votes (dub:3, sub:2)
 Worst ever: 2 votes (sub:1, dub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 2087 users, rank: #563 (of 9609)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 7.027 (Good), std. dev.: 1.6709, rank: #3598 (of 9740)
Weighted mean: 6.957 (Good), rank: #3930 (of 9740) (seen all: 6.96 / seen some: 6.65 / won't finish: 1.00)
Bayesian estimate: 6.964 (Good), rank: #3549 (of 7379)
Running time: 60 minutes
Vintage: 1997-08-02
Premiere date:
1997-08-02 (Japan)
Release dates: We have 1
Ending Theme:
"Manatsu no Eve" by Mariko Nagai
Links: We have 1
DVD Easter Eggs: We have 2
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Blu-ray + DVD combo
    Tenchi Muyo! - The Movie Collection [Limited Edition] (BD+DVD) 2012-12-18 (from $248.00)
DVD (Region 1)
    Tenchi Muyo! - The Movie Collection (DVD) 2007-06-19 (from $44.50)
    Tenchi the Movie 2: The Daughter of Darkness (DVD) 1998-03-31 (from $20.03)
    Tenchi the Movie 2: The Daughter of Darkness [Geneon Signature Series] (DVD) 2005-06-28 (from $15.62)
DVD (Region 2)
    Tenchi Muyo! - 10th Anniversary DVD Box Set [Limited Import] (Jp.DVD) 2004-04-05
    Tenchi The Movie 2 - The Daughter of Darkness (LD) 1998-03-31

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Tetsu Kimura
Screenplay: Nahoko Hasegawa
Original Character Design: Masaki Kajishima
Character Design: Nobuaki Nagano
Art Director: Takeshi Waki
Animation Director: Nobuaki Nagano
Sound Director: Yasunori Honda
Director of Photography: Hajime Noguchi
Airbrush: Takashi Maekawa
Art Cooperation:
Eri Nakamura
Yumi Morikawa
Assistant Animation Director:
Fumiaki Asano
Toshiharu Sugie
Assistant Director: Sōichi Masui
Background Art:
Atsuki Betsumiya (GREEN)
Junichi Kuroda (GREEN)
Reiri Waki (GREEN)
Satoshi Ano (GREEN)
Shoichi Shimomura (GREEN)
Takashi Aoi (GREEN)
Takumi Honma (GREEN)
Yasutada Kato (GREEN)
Yoshinori Hishinuma (GREEN)
Co-Animation Director:
Kunihiro Abe
Masahiko Ōta
Color Key: Yūko Yamamoto
Color Styling: Eriko Matsuura
Editing Assistant: Akira Saita
Ending Animation: Koji Azumano
Ending Color Key: Sōichi Masui
Film Editing: Masashi Furukawa
In-Between Animation:
Ae Ra Lee (Moon Seong Animation)
Asami Makiuchi (Samtack)
Atsuko Takahashi (Piggy Bank)
Atsushi Ishiguro (Tokyo Animation Center)
Ayako Okamoto (Piggy Bank)
Chisako Ushijima (Studio Mu)
Eri Asami
Eriko Okuda (Samtack)
Hidehiko Yakushiji (Anime World Osaka)
Hideyuki Hamada (Samtack)
Hiromichi Kikuchi (Tokyo Animation Center)
Hitoshi Saiku (Piggy Bank)
Hyun Park (Moon Seong Animation)
Hyun Ju Song (Moon Seong Animation)
Ikue Kondo (Tokyo Animation Center)
Jang Hyun Kim (Moon Seong Animation)
Kazuko Kiriyama (Piggy Bank)
Koichi Nakaya (Studio Mu)
Kumiko Ogasawara (Anime World Osaka)
Kumiko Tamamura (Samtack)
Kyoko Okumoto (Tokyo Animation Center)
Machiko Ōsone (Tokyo Animation Center)
Masami Shibasaki (Tokyo Animation Center)
Masayuki Honda (Anime World Osaka)
Mi Sang Lee (Moon Seong Animation)
Miho Nozuyama (Anime World Osaka)
Miyoko Aoki (Samtack)
Miyuki No (Anime World Osaka)
Natsuko Suzuki
Rie Fujiwara (Studio Mu)
Ryuichi Namie (Tokyo Animation Center)
Ryūta Nakahara (Piggy Bank)
Seika Saruwatari (Studio Mu)
Takayoshi Hashimoto (Studio Mu)
Takayuki Satō (Tokyo Animation Center)
Takeshi Ishibashi (Tokyo Animation Center)
Takeshi Ogoe
Takeshi Ōkoshi (Piggy Bank)
Tetsuya Matsumoto (Tokyo Animation Center)
Tomoko Ogura (Samtack)
Young Ju Kim (Moon Seong Animation)
Yukari Watabe (Studio Mu)
Yuki Masaoka (Anime World Osaka)
Inbetween Co-Operation: Kimiko Yonezawa
Music Coordination:
Kōichi Nakamura
Tatsuo Hirono
Music producer: Toru Kizaki
Negative Film Editing:
Hiroshi Matsuo
Yoshisuke Wada
Ae Yeon Yu (Moon Seong Animation)
Ai Yoneda (Anime World Osaka)
Akiko Iwamoto (Anime World Osaka)
Bok Sim Kim (Moon Seong Animation)
Chieko Nakamura
Chieko Nakamura (Suzuki Animation Planning)
Chika Sakanoue (Anime World Osaka)
Hiroko Sawa (Anime World Osaka)
Hiromi Nasu (Anime World Osaka)
Hitomi Suzuki (Anime World Osaka)
Hitomi Yoshida (Anime World Osaka)
Hye Jin Jo (Moon Seong Animation)
Hye Sook Jung (Moon Seong Animation)
Hyun Mi Song (Moon Seong Animation)
Jin Kim (Moon Seong Animation)
Junko Sumino (Anime World Osaka)
Kanako Torii (Anime World Osaka)
Kaori Kamijo (Suzuki Animation Planning)
Kaori Muto (Anime World Osaka)
Kayo Miyazono (Anime World Osaka)
Keiko Nemoto (Suzuki Animation Planning)
Kenji Maeda (Suzuki Animation Planning)
Kumiko Kadoya (Anime World Osaka)
Kumiko Mizoguchi (Anime World Osaka)
Kyung Hee Lim (Moon Seong Animation)
Makoto Yoshino (Anime World Osaka)
Maori Fujikawa (Anime World Osaka)
Masae Ioka (Suzuki Animation Planning)
Mayumi Masuda (Anime World Osaka)
Mi Hwa Kim (Moon Seong Animation)
Miho Takasawa (Suzuki Animation Planning)
Mika Koreeda (Anime World Osaka)
Miyuki Morishita (Anime World Osaka)
Mun Hee Im (Moon Seong Animation)
Nobuhiko Takewaka (Anime World Osaka)
Noriko Ueno (Anime World Osaka)
Rika Yamane (Anime World Osaka)
Shiho Ogawa (Anime World Osaka)
Shin Ae Choi (Moon Seong Animation)
Sun Wook Cho (Moon Seong Animation)
Tae Hee Kim (Moon Seong Animation)
Takako Nagata (Anime World Osaka)
Tomoko Kawakami (Anime World Osaka)
Yōhei Nishiwaki (Anime World Osaka)
Yoshinori Hashimoto (Anime World Osaka)
Young Kwan Cho (Moon Seong Animation)
Yuki Hase (Anime World Osaka)
Paint Co-Operation: Kimiko Yonezawa
Daisuke Yamaguchi (Takahashi Production)
Harutoshi Miyagawa
Harutoshi Miyakawa (Takahashi Production)
Hironobu Horikoshi (Takahashi Production)
Jun Satō (Takahashi Production)
Junko Nagai (Takahashi Production)
Masuyoshi Satō (Takahashi Production)
Naoya Ishii (Takahashi Production)
Takahiro Shishido (Takahashi Production)
Takeshi Ogawa (Takahashi Production)
Tomohiro Takahashi (Takahashi Production)
Tomoko Fukuda (Takahashi Production)
Toshiya Kimura (Takahashi Production)
Yasuyoshi Toyonaga (Takahashi Production)
Yukiko Maruhashi (Takahashi Production)
Planning: Tarō Maki
Production Desk: Toshiko Koizumi
Production manager:
Kenjiro Kawando
Yasuo Hasegawa
Production Setup: Daisuke Aranishi
Production Supervision: Kazuaki Shimamura
Recording: Tsutomu Asakura
Recording Assistant: Jiro Miyazawa (Tokyo TV Center)
Recording engineer: Toshiyuki Yoshida
Sound Coordination: Haruo Ushio
Sound Effects: Shizuo Kurahashi (Sound Box)
Sound Production: Keiko Terao
Special Recording Co-Operation:
Masashi Tara (Toho Sound Studio)
Takeshi Hayashi (NTT Media Lab)
Technical Cooperation: Mikio Mori
Theme Song Arrangement:
Masato Nakamura (中村正人)
Theme Song Composition:
Masato Nakamura (中村正人)
Theme Song Lyrics: Mariko Nagai
Theme Song Performance: Mariko Nagai
Theme Song Production:
Masato Nakamura (中村正人)
Japanese companies
Animation Production: AIC
Backgrounds: Green
Co-Production: Group TAC
Editing Co-Operation: EDIX
Music Production: Daily Planets
Photography: Takahashi Production
Planning Co-Operation: GENCO
Pioneer LDC
Production Co-Operation: Sony
Sound Production: Arts Production
Technical Co-Operation: Continental Far East Corp.
Theatrical Distributor: Toei Company, Ltd.
Titles: Maki Production
English staff
English cast
ADR Director: Doug Stone
Translation: Naomi K. Martin
ADR Script: Marc Handler
Executive producer:
Gen Fukunaga (Funimation)
Hideki 'Henry' Goto
Carly Hunter (Funimation)
Justin Cook (Funimation)
Yuji Moriya

ADR Producer: Miyoko Miura
DVD Authoring Engineer: Annie Chang
DVD Menu Design:
Annie Chang
Cherie Simpson
Encyclopedia Design: Jeremy Johnson
Lead Video Engineer: Jacob Martin (Funimation)
Mixing: Ernie Sheesley
Online Editor: Lawrence T. Openano
Post-Production Assistant: Aya Spann (Funimation)
Production Assistant: Kevin Chu
Recording: Ernie Sheesley
Senior Video Editor:
Daniel Mancilla (Funimation)
Jeremy Jimenez (Funimation)
Telecine Colorist: Andrew Drapkin
Telecine Supervisor: Matt Friedman
Video Clip Editing:
Lawrence T. Openano
Tony Dillard
Video Editing:
Ashley Rosse (Funimation)
Josh Tyler (Funimation)
Robert Bell (Funimation)
Video Engineer:
Andrew Manson (Funimation)
Jason Weems (Funimation)
Video Post-Production Director: Clarine Harp (Funimation)
Video Post-Production Manager: Matthew O'Hara (Funimation)
Julie Maddalena as Mayuka
Matthew K. Miller as Tenchi Masaki
Petrea Burchard as Ryoko

Barbara Goodson as Yuzuha
Debi Derryberry as Ryo-Ohki
Kate T. Vogt as Washu
Rebecca Forstadt as Mihoshi
Sherry Lynn as Sasami
Wendee Lee as Kiyone

Barbara Goodson as Yosho (Young)
Bob Papenbrook as
Kate T. Vogt as Teddy Bear
English companies
Additional Post-Production: FUNimation Entertainment (Funimation release)
ADR Recording: Screenmusic Studios
Madman Entertainment (Australia & New Zealand)
The Right Stuf International (10th Anniversary DVD Box Set Import)
Film Transfer: IVC
Recording Studio: Network
Special Thanks To: ZRO Limit Productions
Subtitles: Captions, Inc.
Korean cast
Korean staff
Ju-Hui Lee as Mayuka
Mi-Na Yun as Aeka
Sang-Hyeon Eom as Tenchi Masaki
Yun Seonghye as Ryoko

Choi Eunae as
Ji Hee Kim as Mihoshi
Mi-Na Yun as Yuzuha
Minji as Kiyone

Hun Wi as Nobuyuki Masaki
Korean companies
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
ADR Director: Núria Trifol (Spain dub)
Executive producer: Luis de Val (Manga Films)

ADR Engineer: Marc Arambudo (Spain dub)
Albert Trifol Segarra as Tenchi Masaki (Spain dub)
Elisa Beuter as Ryoko (Spain dub)
Marta Barbará as Ayeka (Spain dub)
Marta Ullod as Mayuka (Spain dub)

Alicia Laorden as Yuzuha (Spain dub)
Maria Moscardó as Kiyone (Spain dub)
María Pilar Quesada as Washu (Spain dub)
Mercè Segarra as Ryo-Ohki (Spain dub)
Montse Moreno as Mihoshi (Spain dub)
Núria Trifol as Sasami (Spain dub)

Alberto Trifol as Katsuhito Masaki (Spain dub)
Alex Meseguer as Nobuyuki Masaki (Spain dub)
Sílvia Gómez as Yosho (Spain dub; young Katsuhito)
Spanish companies
Broadcaster: LAPTV (Cityvibe)
Distributor: Manga Films (Spain)
Dubbing Studio: Q.T. Lever (Spain dub)
Italian staff
Italian cast
Stefano Crescentini as Tenchi Masaki
Stella Musy as Ayeka

Barbara De Bortoli as Mihoshi
Domitilla D'Amico as Sasami
Fabrizio Mazzotta as Ryo-Ohki
Laura Latini as Washu
Italian companies
Distributor: Dynit
German staff
German companies
Distributor: SP Vision
German cast
Portuguese staff
Portuguese companies
Internet Streaming: FUNimation Entertainment (Brazil)
Licensed by: FUNimation Entertainment (Brazil)
Portuguese cast

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