Sorcerer Hunters (TV)

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© Satoru Akahori • Rei Omishi • Media Works /Bakuretsu Project • TV Tokyo • Soutsu Agency

[ adapted from Sorcerer Hunters (manga) ]

Related anime:
    Sorcerer Hunters (OAV) (sequel)
    Sorcerer on the Rocks (OAV) (spinoff)

Alternative title:
Bakuretsu Hunter (Japanese)
Bakuretsu Hunter - I cacciastregoni (Italian)
Spell Wars: Sorcerer Hunters Revenge
爆れつハンター (Japanese)
Themes: fanservice
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary: In the continent of spooner, sorcerers, who are the continent's aristocrats, have begun to abuse their powers. Under the guidance of Big Momma (their boss) Carrot (who turns into a giant monster every time he's placed under a magic spell), Gateau (a bodybuilder), Marron (a mage), Chocolate and Tira (who can transform into dominatrix's at will) must stop the evil sorcerers from picking on the weak. However, none of them (except maybe Marron) have a clue to what’s going on.
User Ratings: 531 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 12 votes (sub:6, dub:5, edit.dub:1)
 Excellent: 47 votes (sub:23, dub:21, raw:1, others:2
2 Tagalog dubbed
 Very good: 106 votes (dub:51, sub:48, raw:2, ?:1, others:4
1 French subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 Spanish subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
 Good: 159 votes (sub:94, dub:59, ?:2, others:4
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 Spanish subtitled
1 French subtitled
1 Tagalog dubbed
 Decent: 107 votes (sub:68, dub:35, ?:3, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
 So-so: 38 votes (sub:22, dub:14, others:2
1 Tagalog dubbed
1 Portuguese subtitled
 Not really good: 18 votes (sub:13, dub:4, ?:1)
 Weak: 28 votes (sub:19, dub:8, raw:1)
 Bad: 7 votes (sub:5, dub:1, raw:1)
 Awful: 6 votes (sub:6)
 Worst ever: 3 votes (sub:2, dub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 1614 users, rank: #663 (of 5989)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 6.614 (Good−), std. dev.: 1.8049, rank: #3209 (of 5983)
Weighted mean: 6.583 (Good−), rank: #3197 (of 5983) (seen all: 6.83 / seen some: 6.05 / won't finish: 4.12)
Bayesian estimate: 6.604 (Good−), rank: #2901 (of 4521)
Running time: half hour per episode
Number of episodes: 26
Episode titles: We have 26
Vintage: 1995-10-03 to 1996-03-26
Opening Theme:
"What's Up Guys?" by Shinnosuke Furumoto and Megumi Hayashibara
Ending Theme:
"Mask" by Masami Okui and Kasumi Matsumura
Links: We have 3
The last 12 episodes of the series were originally marketed by ADV under the name "Spell Wars: Sorcerer Hunters Revenge", but this is in fact one and the same TV series.
Sorcerer Hunters DVD 4 (Jul 13, 2002)
Sorcerer Hunters DVD 3 (Jul 6, 2002)
Sorcerer Hunters DVD 2 (Jul 1, 2002)
Sorcerer Hunters VHS 1-2 (Jan 1, 1970)
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ADV Press Releases (Jun 5, 2001)
Fanime Evangelion Panel (Mar 31, 2001)
More delays (Jan 26, 2001)
ADV DVD Dates (Jan 11, 2001)
DVD Newsbriefs (Nov 17, 2000)
Upcoming Bandai Titles (Nov 10, 2000)
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DVD (Region 1)
    Sorcerer Hunters - Magical Encounters (DVD 1) 2001-02-20 (from $13.49)
    Sorcerer Hunters - Essential Anime (DVD 3) 2005-03-29
    Sorcerer Hunters - Essential Anime (DVD 1) 2004-11-30
    Sorcerer Hunters - Magical Desires (DVD 2) 2001-08-13 (from $14.99)
    Sorcerer Hunters - Essential Anime (DVD 2) 2005-01-25
    Sorcerer Hunters - Magical Contests (DVD 3) 2001-09-11 (from $12.95)
    Sorcerer Hunters - Magical Battles (DVD 4) 2001-10-09 (from $19.95)
    Sorcerer Hunters - Perfect Collection (DVD 1-4) 2003-09-16
    Sorcerer Hunters - TV+OAV Collection (DVD 1-4) 2007-12-18

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Koichi Mashimo
Series Composition: Hiroyuki Kawasaki
Music: Kenji Kawai
Character Design:
Hisashi Abe
Keiji Gotoh
Art Director: Toshihisa Koyama
Animation Director:
Hisashi Abe
Keiji Gotoh (5 episodes
eps 1, 11, 19, 25-26

Toru Sato
Sound Director: Shigeharu Shiba
Director of Photography: Yukio Sugiyama
Assistant Director: Nobuyoshi Habara
Color Coordination: Miyoko Kobayashi
Continuity: Koichi Mashimo
Design: Ikusabune
Editing: Naoyuki Masaki
General Manager: Naoko Marukawa
Production Design: Ikusa Bune
Sound Effects: Michihiro Ito
Theme Song Arrangement:
Toshiro Yabuki (ED)
Tsutomu Ohira (ED)
Theme Song Composition:
Masami Okui (ED)
Miho Matsuba (OP)
Sho Goshima (OP)
Toshiro Yabuki (OP)
Theme Song Performance:
Kasumi Matsumura (ED)
Masami Okui (ED)
Megumi Hayashibara (OP)
Shinnosuke Furumoto (OP)
Kiyoyuki Yanada as Gateau Mocha
Megumi Hayashibara as Tira Misu
Mitsuaki Madono as Maron Glasse
Shinnosuke Furumoto as Carrot Glasse
Yuko Mizutani as Chocolat Misu

Banjou Ginga as Saj Torte
Sakiko Tamagawa as Dotta
Sumi Shimamoto as Big Momma
Yasuyuki Hirata as Mille Feuille

Akiko Hiramatsu as Bomber(ep 4)
Akiko Toda as girl(ep 4)
Akimasa Ohmori as secretary(ep 14)
Banjou Ginga as Narrator
Chie Kitagawa as old woman(ep 15)
Chika Sakamoto as Lila(ep 1)
Eiji Maruyama as old butler(ep 3)
Eiji Sekiguchi as
black clothed man(ep 22)
bodyguard A(ep 10)
butler(ep 2)
Gara Takashima as Amore(ep 2)
Hidehiro Kikuchi as Daniel(ep 7)
Hiroko Kasahara as Sanchu(ep 11)
Hiromi Tsuru as Yester Day(ep 20)
Hiroshi Masuoka as Count Watsuki Bell(ep 19)
Hirotaka Suzuoki as Lord Crow Wassen(ep 9)
Ichirô Nagai as Elder(ep 7)
Ikue Ohtani as Pooro(ep 14)
Katsuaki Arima as Sono Nii(ep 22)
Kazue Ikura as
Next Day(ep 20)
pigcat(ep 7)
Kenichi Ogata as Londo(ep 14)
Kikuko Inoue as Laina(ep 14)
Kousuke Okano as
man(ep 6)
manager(ep 10)
Ox(ep 4)
Kujira as Pooro's Mother(ep 14)
Masako Sugaya as Lake(ep 4)
Masami Toyoshima as Butter(ep 12)
Mayumi Tanaka as boy(ep 17)
Mifuyu Hiiragi as
girl(eps 13, 15)
Opera(ep 9)
woman(ep 6)
Miina Tominaga as Nurse Aramaa(ep 16)
Mika Kanai as Margo(ep 22)
Momoko Ishi as woman(ep 6)
Naoki Tatsuta as Sukoya(ep 20)
Naoko Matsui as Barubara(ep 3)
Nobuo Tobita as
Kuppa(ep 11)
Regner(ep 1)
Yukke(ep 11)
Rei Sakuma as Lake(girl; ep 4)
Ryunosuke Ohbayashi as Count Lanoia(ep 8)
Ryusei Nakao as Vegas(ep 10)
Saeko Shimazu as Doctor Iiwa(ep 16)
Sakiko Tamagawa as
Lin(ep 6)
Marina(ep 7)
Shino Kakimura as Female
Shino Kakinuma as girl(ep 13)
Takeshi Kusao as Kou(ep 6)
Tesshô Genda as Count Tartmut(ep 18)
Tomohiro Nishimura as commanding officer(ep 19)
Tomohiro Tsuboi as butler(ep 2)
Toru Shinagawa as Bread(ep 12)
Toshihiro Tsuboi as
bodyguard C(ep 10)
soldier(ep 22)
Toshikatsu Izaki as Sono Icchi(ep 22)
Toshiyuki Morikawa as Julian Monet(ep 19)
Yuichi Sato as
bodyguard B(ep 10)
villager(ep 16)
Yuji Ueda as cook(ep 14)
Yuka Matsui as girl(ep 4)
Yuko Ikeda as
boy(ep 11)
girl(ep 13)
pretty girl(ep 2)
woman(ep 6)
Yūko Kobayashi as Ruliko(ep 10)
Yumi Touma as Anne Vestori(ep 9)
Yuuzou Mikawa as
old man(eps 14, 22)
village master(eps 12, 15)
Japanese companies
English cast
English staff
ADR Director:
Matt Greenfield
Steven Foster (eps 15-26)
Art Director: Andy Orjuela
ADR Script:
Matt Greenfield
Steven Foster (eps 15-26)
Executive producer:
John Ledford
Mark Williams (Essential Anime Collection)
Matt Greenfield
Steven Foster (eps 15-26)

DVD Producer: Janice Williams
International Coordination: Toru Iwakami
Menu Design: Chris Hawley
Mixing: Paul Killam
Packaging Design: Chris Hawley
Production Secretary: Anna Bechtol
Project Translator: Kenzo Tsubai
Promotion: Rod Peters
Sound Design: Paul Killam
Subtitle Script & Timing: William McBee
Andrew Klimko as Gateau Mocha(eps 15-26)
Brett Weaver as Carrot
Chris Corey as Gateau Mocha
Jason Douglas as Marron
Tamara Lo as Tira Mizu
Tiffany Grant as Chocolate Misu

Kelly Manison as Big Momma(eps 7-26)
Kira as Dotta
Sue Ulu as Big Momma

Brain Grandveldt as Lord Wacky(ep 19)
Bryan Bounds as Regner(ep 1)
Christine Auten as Yesterday(ep 20)
Christopher Riley as Next(ep 20)
Cindy Duhe as Marina
Cynthia Martinez as Bomber(ep 4)
Dell Gibson as Narrator
Diane Salter as Laura(ep 1)
Doug Smith as Ox(ep 4)
Emily Carter as Nurse Ohno(ep 16)
Guil Lunde as Zaha Torte
Hilary Haag as Margo(ep 22)
Illich Guardiola as Julian More(ep 19)
Jason Lee as Kou
John Gremillion as Mr.Sweaty(ep 20)
Junie Hoang as Lin
Kaytha Coker as Dr.Sure(ep 16)
Kim Sevier as Lake
Lew Temple as Millefeuille
Marc Shreiner as Tannis(ep 19)
Marcy Rae as Amore(ep 2)
Matt Wethington as
Margo's Dad(ep 22)
Old Man(ep 15)
Old Man #1(ep 22)
Soldier(ep 22)
Mike Kleinhenz as Tartolette(ep 18)
Randy Sparks as Zaha Torte(2nd. voice)
Rikki Lauren as Tuxedo(ep 22)
Rob Mungle as Battler Butler(ep 3)
Robert Vellani as First(ep 22)
Sheri Simms as Lila(ep 1)
Tony Amador as Second(ep 22)
Zachary Spears as Old Man #2(ep 22)

English companies
ADR Production: Industrial Smoke & Mirrors
Broadcaster: The Anime Network
DVD Authoring & Encoding: M.O.F.C.
Licensed by: ADV Films
Post Production: Monkey Boy Studios
French staff
French companies
Distributor: Kaze
French cast
Italian staff
Italian cast
Dubbing Director: Micaela Santojacono

Dialogues: Irene Cantoni
Antonella Baldini as Tira Misu
Simone Crisari as Carrot Glace
Stefano Crescentini as Marron Glace
Tatiana Dessi as Chocolat
Vittorio Guerrieri as Gateau Moka

Claudia Razzi as Big Mum
Perla Liberatori as Daughter
Italian companies
La 7 Cartapiu (from July 2007)
Man-Ga (from 2012)
Distributor: Yamato Video
Dubbing: D.P.T. (Roma)
German staff
German companies
German cast
Marieke Oeffinger as Tira Misu
Tagalog staff
Tagalog cast
Script: Charmaine Cordoviz (all eps except ep 1)
Translation: Charmaine Cordoviz (all eps except ep 1)
Bon Reyes as Marron Glace
Charmaine Sagrado as Tira Misu 
Fourth Lee as Carrot Glace
Fourth Brillante Lee as Carrot Glaze
Grace Cornel as Chocolate Misu
Richie Padilla as Gateau Mocha

Dada Carlos as
Big Momma

Charmaine Cordoviz as
Anna Pestori
Child guardian of the Evil Edifice(ep 17)
Dr. Ayosa(ep 16)
Koppa(kid version)
Lake(ep 6)
Lenu(ep 14)
Margo(ep 22)
Nex(ep 20)
Puskal(stray cat in ep.7)
Tira Misu
Tagalog companies
GMA Network
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