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The Cockpit (OAV)

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Alternative title:
The Cockpit - Kamikaze Stories
ザ・コクピット (Japanese)
Genres: drama
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary: Three separate World War II stories featuring a German pilot, a Japanese kamikaze pilot, and a group of Japanese soldiers in the Pacific.
User Ratings: 178 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 15 votes (sub:13, raw:1, dub:1)
 Excellent: 24 votes (sub:17, dub:3, ?:1, others:3
2 Spanish subtitled
1 German subtitled
 Very good: 52 votes (sub:41, dub:6, raw:1, others:4
2 French subtitled
1 Spanish subtitled
1 Italian subtitled
 Good: 50 votes (sub:41, dub:4, raw:1, others:4
2 Spanish subtitled
1 French subtitled
1 French dubbed
 Decent: 18 votes (sub:17, others:1
1 French subtitled
 So-so: 11 votes (sub:8, raw:1, dub:1, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
 Not really good: 4 votes (sub:4)
 Weak: 3 votes (sub:2, ?:1)
 Bad: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Awful: -
 Worst ever: -
Seen in part or in whole by 286 users, rank: #3131 (of 9601)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 7.427 (Good+), std. dev.: 1.5389, rank: #2101 (of 9729)
Weighted mean: 7.399 (Good+), rank: #2014 (of 9729) (seen all: 7.48 / seen some: 2.69)
Bayesian estimate: 7.405 (Good+), rank: #1710 (of 7375)
Running time: 30 minutes per episode
Number of episodes: 3
Episode titles: We have 3
Vintage: 1993
Release dates: We have 3
Ending Theme:
"Kanashii Toki wa Itsumo" by Nobuo Ariga
#3: "Kanashii Toki wa Itsumo" by Matsui Gorou for lyrics and Matsuda Hiroyuki for music
Based on three stories from Leiji Matsumoto's Battlefield manga. Matsumoto requested that the videos not be named Battlefield. Each of the three episodes were produced at an entirely different studio.
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    The Cockpit: Kamikaze Stories (Dub.VHS) 1999-10-12
    The Cockpit: Kamikaze Stories (Sub.VHS) 1999-10-12

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Ryousuke Takahashi (ep 3)
Takashi Waguri (ep 2)
Yoshiaki Kawajiri (ep 1)
Akira Inoue (ep 2)
Kaoru Wada (ep 3)
Masahiro Kawasaki (ep 1)
Original Manga: Leiji Matsumoto
Character Design:
Hironobu Saitō (ep 3)
Toshihiro Kawamoto (ep 2)
Yoshiaki Kawajiri (ep 1)
Animation Director:
Hironobu Saitō (ep 3)
Sadami Morikawa (ep 3)
Toshihiro Kawamoto (ep 2)
Yoshiaki Kawajiri (ep 1)
Mechanical design:
Hajime Katoki (ep 2)
Hiroshi Nagahama
Sadami Morikawa (ep 3)
Color Check: Kazumi Hasegawa (ep 3)
Finish Animation: Kazumi Hasegawa (ep 3)
Key Animation: Hiroshi Ōsaka
Sound Effects Editing: Susumu Aketagawa
Theme Song Performance: Hiroyuki Matsuda
Emi Shinohara as Marchenna
Hikaru Midorikawa as Ensign Nogami
Kenyuu Horiuchi as Lt. Rainders
Masaaki Okabe as Narration
Yukimasa Kishino as US soldier (Volume 3)
Japanese companies
Animation: Madhouse
Animation Production: Visual '80
Backgrounds: Cosmos Arts
Film Developing: Tokyo Laboratory
Recording Studio: Aoi Studio
Sound Production: Magic Capsule
Titles: Maki Production
English staff
English cast
Translation: Mary Yamamoto
Executive producer: Mataichiro Yamamoto
Producer: Sandee Yamamoto

Audio Sweetening: Ernie Sheesley
Final Mix: Ernie Sheesley
Post-Production Supervision: Scott Narrie
Recording engineer: Scott Forno
Talent Coordination: Dee Imawura
Barry Stigler as Captain B
Bob Papenbrook as Yamaoka
Brett Radford as Soldier A
David Beron as US Soldier
Kirk Thornton as Nogami
Luis Robledo as Utsnomiya
Michael Sorich as Okiumi
Mona Marshall as Marlena
Nicholas R. Kusenko as
Artillery Officer
Richard Cansino as Leinders
Robert Maffia as Kodai
Stephen Apostolina as Lambert
Tom Wyner as Narrator
Tony Pope as Baffstein
Walter Lang as Captain A

English companies
French staff
French cast
ADR Director: Hervé Caradec

Adaptation: Regis Ecosse
Bruno Magne as Erhardt von Rheindharst

Patrice Melennec as Yamaka
Tony Joudrier as pilote américain
Yann Pichon as Ltn Nogami

Bruno Magne as
Patrice Melennec as
Professeur Bafstein
Patricia Marmoras as
Philippe Bellay as
Supérieur de Erhardt
Tony Joudrier as
French companies
Distributor: KAZÉ
Dubbing: Studio Chinkel
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
Executive producer: Luis de Val
Enric Isasi-Isasmendi as Godai (Catalan dub)
Oriol Rafel as Erdhart von Rheindharst (Catalan dub)
Oscar Muñoz as Utsunomiya (Catalan dub)
Roger Pera as Ensign Nogami (Catalan dub)

Amadeu Aguado as Baffstein (Catalan dub)
Claudi Domingo as Okiumi (Catalan dub)
Federico Menescal as Narrador (Catalan dub)
Mercè Segarra as Melhenna (Catalan dub)
Santi Lorenz as Hartmann (Catalan dub)
Xavier Fernández as Yamaoka (Catalan dub)

Alberto Mieza as Soldat (Catalan dub)
Oriol de Balle as Soldat (Catalan dub)

Alex Meseguer (Catalan dub)
Ramon Canals (Catalan dub)
Spanish companies
Distributor: Manga Films (Spain)
Dubbing Studio: Q.T. Lever (Catalan dub)

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