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Dôwa meita senshi Windaria (1986)

 |  Animation  |  19 July 1986 (Japan)
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An ambitious young farmer becomes an agent in a pointless war between two nations, and tragedy ensues.

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Credited cast:
Tôru Furuya ...
Izu (voice)
Waka Kanda ...
Marliin (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kyôko Ai ...
Isis (voice)
Catherine Battistone ...
Queen (1987) (voice) (as Catherine Luciani)
Bill Capizzi ...
Caleb / Cord / Court / Tank / Walla (1987) (voice) (as A. Gregory)
Mari Devon ...
Marie (1987) (voice) (as Jayne Allan)
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Veronica / Window (1987) (voice) (as Betty Gustafson)
Kazuhiko Inoue ...
Jiru (voice)
Tomie Kataoka ...
Isis (voice)
Yumi Kinoshita ...
Salem (voice)
Michitaka Kobayashi ...
Soldier (voice) (as Michitaka Kobiyashi)
Kerrigan Mahan ...
Alan (1987) (voice) (as Ryan O'Flannigan)
Naoko Matsui ...
Ahnas (voice)
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Draco (1987) (voice) (as Jeremy Platt)
Yuzuru Morimoto ...
Coppo (voice)
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As two countries wage war, a great valley is doomed for destruction. In an effort to save his home, Alan agrees to be a message carrier. In the process he is tricked into destroying a whole kingdom and his own life. The movie ends with him vowing to lead in the rebuilding of the valley to help right the incredible wrongs he has committed. Written by Grant Wagner <rwagner1@utk.edu>

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Not an upbeat film, but good
5 July 1999 | by (Boston, MA) – See all my reviews

While it might not be the right film to cheer you up when you're feeling blue, I found Windaria to be a good movie. The dubbing left something to be desired (this is Streamline, after all) and I suspect it may have been edited somewhat for the US release. Still a film worth checking out. I hope an unedited version will be released someday.


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