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Roots Search (OAV)

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Alternative title:
Criatura del espacio (Spanish)
Roots Search: Shokushin Buttai X (Japanese)
Поиск исходных данных (Russian)
ルーツ・サーチ 食心物体X (Japanese)
Objectionable content: Significant 
Plot Summary: When a research crew in deep space discovers the desolate ship "Green Planet" that warps into their area, they encounter Buzz, the commander and sole surivor of the ship. Being too incapacitated to make them aware of the situation of his ship, the research team will soon discover that they have found something far, far worse...
User Ratings: 60 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Excellent: -
 Very good: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Good: 4 votes (sub:4)
 Decent: 5 votes (sub:4, dub:1)
 So-so: 9 votes (sub:8, others:1
1 Russian subtitled
 Not really good: 12 votes (sub:12)
 Weak: 4 votes (sub:4)
 Bad: 8 votes (sub:6, raw:1, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
 Awful: 10 votes (sub:10)
 Worst ever: 6 votes (sub:5, ?:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 86 users, rank: #5449 (of 9511)
Median rating: Not really good
Arithmetic mean: 3.450 (Weak+), std. dev.: 2.3125, rank: #9492 (of 9639)
Weighted mean: 3.400 (Weak+), rank: #9505 (of 9639) (seen all: 3.43 / won't finish: 2.00)
Bayesian estimate: 4.172 (Not really good+), rank: #7205 (of 7236)
Running time: 45 minutes
Number of episodes: 1
Vintage: 1986-09-10
Ending Theme:
"The Labyrinth of Space" by Kumiko Kaori
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    Roots Search [Sub] (LD) 1993-10-20

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Hisashi Sugai
Screenplay: Michiru Shimada
Storyboard: Katsumi Endō
Unit Director: Hiroshi Negishi
Music: Osamu Shōji
Character Design: Sanae Kobayashi
Art Director: Yoshinori Takao
Animation Director:
Hiroshi Negishi 
Sanae Chikanaga
Mecha design: Yasuhiro Moriki
Sound Director: Noriyoshi Matsuura
Producer: Kiyoshi Shoji

Animation Supervisor: Sanae Kobayashi
Associate producer: Masaharu Takayama
Color Coordination:
Hidehiko Bessho
Yuri Hirokawa
End Illustration: Naoyuki Katō
Finish Check: Yoshiko Ishikawa
In-Between Check: Akiko Matsumoto
Layout Director: Tadashi Katayama
Music Director: Osamu Shōji
Music producer: Goichi Misumi
Production manager:
Tomio Ashida 
Toyoo Ashida (as Tomio Ashida)
Recording: Harusumi Ōtsuka
Recording Assistant: Yoshio Obara
Supervision: Kunihiko Yuyama
Theme Song Composition: Mickie Yoshino
Theme Song Lyrics: Junko Sato
Theme Song Performance: Kumiko Kaori
Vocals: Michiru Shimada
Keiko Han as Moira
Kenyuu Horiuchi as Buzz

Banjō Ginga as Norman
Kaneto Shiozawa as Scott
Osamu Kobayashi as Marcus
Takao Horiuchi as Buzz 
Yūsaku Yara as Alien X

Hideyuki Tanaka as Sander
Michitaka Kobayashi as Raymond
Mitsutaka Kabayashi as Raymond 
Shige Muroi as Catherine 
Shigeru Muroi as Catherine
Japanese companies
English cast
English staff
Translation: Alara Rogers
Executive producer: John O'Donnell
Production Coordination: Cliff Rosen
English companies
Image Entertainment (LaserDisc)
U.S. Manga Corps
Licensed by: Central Park Media (License Expired)
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
Guillermo Romano as Alien X
Isidro Olace as Inserto

Salomón Adames as Marcus
Spanish companies

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