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Locke the Superman (movie)

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© 1984 Nippon Animation Co., Ltd. / Shochiku Co., Ltd.

Alternative title:
Chōjin Locke (Japanese)
El pequeño Superman (Spanish)
Locke el Pequeño Superhombre (Spanish)
Locke the Superman: Millennium of the Witch
Locke the Superpower
Locke, El Superman de las Galaxias (Spanish)
Luck l'intrépide (French)
Luke l'invincible (French)
Star Warriors
超人ロック (Japanese)
Plot Summary: Colonel Yamaki is searching for Locke, an esper with powers far beyond imaginable. He is supposed to enroll him on a mission to investigate Lady Kahn, a millionaire tycoon who is raising an army of espers for an unknown reason.
User Ratings: 75 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 2 votes (sub:1, others:1
1 Spanish dubbed
 Excellent: 6 votes (sub:5, ?:1)
 Very good: 10 votes (sub:4, dub:3, raw:2, others:1
1 greek dubbed
 Good: 16 votes (sub:9, dub:4, raw:1, edit.dub:1, others:1
1 Spanish dubbed
 Decent: 16 votes (sub:11, dub:4, ?:1)
 So-so: 12 votes (sub:9, dub:2, edit.dub:1)
 Not really good: 7 votes (sub:5, dub:2)
 Weak: 3 votes (dub:2, sub:1)
 Bad: 2 votes (sub:2)
 Awful: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Worst ever: -
Seen in part or in whole by 146 users, rank: #4305 (of 9210)
Median rating: Decent
Arithmetic mean: 6.187 (Decent+), std. dev.: 1.874, rank: #6374 (of 9302)
Weighted mean: 6.095 (Decent), rank: #6569 (of 9302) (seen all: 6.15 / seen some: 4.88)
Bayesian estimate: 6.313 (Decent+), rank: #5502 (of 6983)
Running time: 120 minutes
Vintage: 1984
Premiere date:
1984-03-11 (Japan)
Release dates: We have 3
Ending Theme:
"Hoshi no STRANGER" (星のストレンジャー) by STR!X
Insert song:
"Rainbow Bridge" by STR!X & Mitsuko Horie
Links: We have 5
First theatrical animation by Nippon Animation.
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Blu-ray (Region A)
    Locke the Superman (Sub.Blu-ray) 2020-11-24 (from $22.49)
DVD (Region 1)
    Locke the Superman (DVD) 2012-11-06 (from $21.98)
    Locke the Superman (Dub.VHS) 1995-07-11 (from $39.00)
    Locke the Superpower (Dub.VHS) 1991-09-10

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Hiroshi Fukutomi
Screenplay: Atsushi Yamatoya
Music: Goro Awami
Original Manga: Yuki Hijiri
Character Design:
Susumu Shiraume
Yuki Hijiri
Art Director: Yoshinari Kinbako
Animation Director: Susumu Shiraume
Director of Photography: Toshiaki Morita
Executive producer: Kōichi Motohashi
Assistant Art Director: Kazuhiro Arai
Color design: Noriyuki Ohta
Insert Song Performance: Mitsuko Horie
Layout: Yoshiji Kigami
Production Desk: Shuji Uchiyama
Recording Director: Sadayoshi Fujino
Sound Effects: Akihiko Matsuda
Special Photography: Keishichi Kuroki
Theme Song Arrangement: Eiji Kawamura
Theme Song Composition: Kisaburoh Suzuki
Theme Song Lyrics:
Chinfa Kan
Jin Hwa Kang
You Chinka 
Theme Song Performance: Junichi Kawauchi
Titles: Akira Michikawa
Keiichi Nanba as Locke

Keiko Han as Jessica Orin (Amelia)
Taeko Nakanishi as Lady Kahn
Toshiko Fujita as Cornelia Prim
Yoshito Yasuhara as Ryū Yamaki

Banjou Ginga as Lt. Bell
Daisuke Gouri as John
Eiko Yamada as Kim
Hidekatsu Shibata as Professor Ramses
Hideyuki Tanaka as Helmsman
Kouji Totani as Manu
Kouji Yada as Federation Surgeon
Kōzō Shioya as Cain
Kyouko Tonguu as Taku
Masaharu Satō as Luke Oh
Mikio Terashima as Dionysus Captain
Ryouichi Tanaka as Orac Okura
Shigeru Chiba as Udo
Shozo Hirabayashi as Col. Hector
Shunsuke Takamiya as Commander
Yasuo Muramatsu as General
Japanese companies
English staff
English cast
Executive producer:
John Ledford (Sentai release)
Toru Iwakami (Sentai release)
Griffin Vance (Sentai release)
John Ledford (Sentai release)

Art Manager: Larry Koteff (Sentai release)
Blu-Ray Authoring:
Joel McCray (Sentai release)
Ryan Anthony (Sentai release)
Blu-Ray Menu Design: Sarah Cain (Sentai release)
Packaging Design: Sarah Cain (Sentai release)
Crystal Ruiz (Sentai release)
Janice Williams (Sentai release)
Joey Goubeaud (Sentai release)
Son Phan Le (Sentai release)
Production Assistant:
Alexandra Bedford (Sentai release)
Bryson Baugus (Sentai release)
E.W. Rector, III (Sentai release)
Iman Kibble (Sentai release)
Luke La Padula (Sentai release)
Mariana Valverde (Sentai release)
Ned Gayle (Sentai release)
Ryan Anthony (Sentai release)
Production Coordination: Janice Williams (Sentai release)
Production manager: Son Phan Le (Sentai release)
QC Manager: Crystal Ruiz (Sentai release)
Subtitling: Janice Williams (Sentai release)
Supervising Translator: Natalie Jones (Sentai release)
Technical Assistant: Michael Olesch (Sentai release)
Rik Thomas as
Lieutenant Bell
Professor Ramses
Simon Broad as
Luke Oh

English companies
Broadcaster: Teletoon
Dubbing: Omni Productions
Internet Streaming: HIDIVE (United States and Canada)
Licensed by:
Celebrity Home Entertainment (Expired)
Central Park Media (License Expired)
Discotek Media (2012)
Sentai Filmworks (2020)
Production: Sentai Studios (Sentai release)
Korean cast
Korean staff
Hwan-Jin Kim as Locke

Gyu-Sik Kim as Ryuu Yamaki
Ju Hui as Lady Carn
Su-Jeong Ham as Cornelia

Jeong Gyeongae as Jessica Orin
Korean companies
French staff
French cast
ADR Director: Claire Guyot

Dialogue Writer: Gilles Coiffard
Mixing: Daniel Alesi
Alexis Thomassian as Luke (new dub)
Nicolas Brémont as Luc (old dub)

Dominique Bailly as Cornelia (old dub)
Stéphanie Lafforgue as Cornelia (new dub)

Arnaud Arbessier as Ryu Yamaki (new dub)
Bernard Tiphaine as Professeur Ramsey (new dub)
Bruno Dubernat as Manu (new dub)
Celine Monsarrat as Laila (old dub)
Christian Peythieu as Homer (new dub)
Daniel Gall as Udo (old dub)
Georges Lycan as Complice de Cornelia (old dub)
Isabelle Gardien as Lady Kaan (new dub)
Jean-François Vlerick as Udo (new dub)
Joel Martineau as Manu (old dub)
Karine Foviau as Jessica/Amelia (new dub)
Michel Gatineau as Professeur Lancey (old dub)
Michel Vigné as Luko (new dub)

Claire Guyot (new dub)
Jacques Marin (old dub)
Philippe Bozo (new dub)
Roger Lumont (old dub)
French companies
HK Video (new dub)
Platinium Video (old dub)
Dubbing: Dubbing Brothers (new dub)
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
Jesus Barrero as Locke
Jordi Pons as Locke (Spain dub)

Aurora Ferrándiz as Jessica O'Lean (Spain dub)
Luis Posada as Ryū Yamaki (Spain dub)
Mercedes Montalá as Cornelia Prim (Spain dub)
Nuria Cugat as Lady Khan (Spain dub)
Yamil Atala as Ryo Yamaki

Aurora Ferrándiz as Lu (Spain dub)
Esperanza Navarro as Anne (Spain dub)
Maria Fernanda Morales as Lady Khan

Vicente Gil (Spain dub)
Spanish companies
Broadcaster: Cinema Golden Choice (Mexico)
Distributor: Chiqui Video (Spain)
Internet Streaming: HIDIVE (Mexico)
Licensed by: Sentai Filmworks (Mexico)
Tagalog staff
Tagalog companies
Broadcaster: IBC-13
Tagalog cast
Portuguese staff
Portuguese cast
Portuguese companies

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