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Our Armed Forces Are Helpless, The World's Navies Destroyed!Now, Our Only Hope Is The Secret Weapon Never Used In World War II!
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In 1932, the Japanese Army investigates a mysterious meteorite crash in Manchuria, and discovers a strange... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Engage the bow drill! Full speed ahead! See more (1 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Aaron Krohn ... Go Arisake (voice)
Amanda Winn Lee ... Annette (as Amanda Winn)

Tiffany Grant ... Avatar (voice)
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Charles Campbell ... Island Controller (voice: English version)

Jeff Campbell ... UN Recruit 1, Additional Voices (voice: English version)
Laura Chapman ... Newswoman (voice: English version)
Angel Fisher ... Additional Voices (voice)
Jeff Gardner ... UN Recruit 2, Additional Voices (voice: English version)
Matt Greenfield ... Young Tachibana, Milias, Additional Voices (voice: English version)
Todd Greenfield ... Daniel (voice: English version)
Tiffani Harris ... Additional Voices (voice: English version)
Allison Keith ... Sabra, Additional Voices (voice: English version)
Jason Lee ... Stoner (voice)
Tristan MacAvery ... Old Tachibana, Admiral Bogart, Additional Voices (voice: English version)
Rob Mungle ... (voice)
Rick Peeples ... Doc, Additional Voices (voice: English version) (as Richard Peeples)
Marcy Rae ... Shino Arisaka, Additional Voices (voice: English version)
Lorraine Reyes ... Additional Voices (voice: English version)
Dan Rockwell ... Additional Voices (voice: English version)

Doug Smith ... Hino, Additional Voices (voice: English version)

Spike Spencer ... Mikoshiba, Additional Voices (voice: English version)
Kurt Stoll ... (voice)
Brett Weaver ... Young Kageyama, Adjutant, Additional Voices (voice: English version)

Directed by
Kazuyoshi Katayama 
Amanda Winn Lee (English language version) (as Amanda Winn)
 
Writing credits
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Nobuaki Kishima  writer
Shunrô Oshikawa  novel

Produced by
Tetsuhisa Yamada .... producer
 
Original Music by
Masamichi Amano 
 
Cinematography by
Yoshiaki Yasuhara 
 
Art Direction by
Akira Kotani 
 
Animation Department
Makoto Kobayashi .... mecha design
Masahito Yamashita .... animator
Yoshikazu Yasuhiko .... character designer
 

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Alternate language version of Super Atragon (1996) (V)See more »

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Engage the bow drill! Full speed ahead!, 4 August 1999
Author: Pete Siekierski (psiekier@aol.com) from Texas, USA

I loved Shin Kaitei Gunkan (or "Super Atragon" as it is here in the states). How much cooler can you get than a submersible super-battleship with a big drill on the front, except maybe an 80-foot tall steam-powered tarantula?

The animation was superb, the plot was great, and the action was truly spectacular. I've seen it in both Japanese and English, and as much as I hate dubbing, the dubbed version was actually pretty watchable; plus, how about the musical score, huh? I guess we Poles have something else to contribute after all...

I give Super Atragon an 8 of 10 - a must-see for any fans of Star Blazers/Space Battleship Yamato.

Incidentally, does anybody besides me remember seeing a live-action version of Kaitei Gunkan? It just seems so familiar...

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