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"Kidô senkan Nadeshiko"
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Martian Successor Nadesico: :  -- Some unknown presence is attacking Earth with dangerous robots and the only thing that can save the day is the crew of the Nadesico: a powerful spaceship.

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Director:
Writers:
Shô Aikawa (episode)
Satoru Akahori (episode)
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Seasons:
1
Release Date:
16 July 2000 (USA) See more »
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Get ready for the wildest space adventure ever!
Plot:
Some unknown presence is attacking Earth with dangerous robots and the only thing that can save the day is the crew of the Nadesico: a powerful spaceship. Full summary »
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Cast

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Spike Spencer ... Akito Tenkawa (10 episodes, 1996-1997)
Mark Laskowski ... Juk Idi (10 episodes, 1996-1997)
Phil Ross ... Jin (10 episodes, 1996-1997)
John Swasey ... Seiya (10 episodes, 1996-1997)
Rob Mungle ... Goat Hory (10 episodes, 1996-1997)
Paul Sidello ... Prospector (10 episodes, 1996-1997)
Jay Hickman ... Chairman (10 episodes, 1996-1997)

Jason Douglas ... Additional Voices (10 episodes, 1996-1997)

John Gremillion ... Additional Voices (10 episodes, 1996-1997)

Andy McAvin ... Additional Voices (10 episodes, 1996-1997)
Greg Stanley ... Additional Voices (10 episodes, 1996-1997)

Lew Temple ... Additional Voices (10 episodes, 1996-1997)

Junie Hoang ... Eri / ... (10 episodes, 1996-1997)
Brett Weaver ... Gai (10 episodes, 1996-1997)
Yûji Ueda ... Tenkawa Akito (9 episodes, 1996)
Houko Kuwashima ... Misumaru Yurika (9 episodes, 1996)
Kentarô Itô ... Jun Aoi (9 episodes, 1996)
Naoko Takano ... Megumi Reynard (9 episodes, 1996)
Maya Okamoto ... Haruka Minato (9 episodes, 1996)
Omi Minami ... Hoshino Ruri (9 episodes, 1996)
Nobuo Tobita ... Seiya Uribatake (8 episodes, 1996)
Jûrôta Kosugi ... Holly Goto (4 episodes, 1996)
Nobuo Tanaka ... Fukube Jin / ... (3 episodes, 1996)
Kenichi Ono ... Prospector (3 episodes, 1996)
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Series Directed by
Tatsuo Satô (26 episodes, 1996-1997)
Naoyoshi Kusaka (7 episodes, 1996-1997)
Nobuyoshi Habara (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
Yoshihiro Oda (3 episodes, 1996-1997)
Takahiko Hoshiai (2 episodes, 1996-1997)
Hiroaki Sakurai (2 episodes, 1997)
 
Series Writing credits
Shô Aikawa (26 episodes, 1996-1997)
Michitaka Kikuchi (26 episodes, 1996-1997)
Naruhisa Arakawa (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
Hiroyuki Kawasaki (3 episodes, 1996-1997)
Tatsuo Satô (2 episodes, 1996-1997)
Satoru Akahori (1 episode, 1996)
Nobuyoshi Habara (1 episode, 1996)
Takeshi Shudo (1 episode, 1996)
Mitsuyasu Sakai (1 episode, 1997)

Series Produced by
Shin'ichi Ikeda .... producer: Yomiko (26 episodes, 1996-1997)
Noriko Kobayashi .... producer: TV Tokyo (26 episodes, 1996-1997)
Toru Sato .... producer: Xebec (26 episodes, 1996-1997)
Yukinao Shimoji .... planning producer: Xebec (26 episodes, 1996-1997)
Minoru Ôno .... planning producer: Yomiko (26 episodes, 1996-1997)

John Ledford .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
Mark Williams .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Original Music by
Takayuki Hattori (26 episodes, 1996-1997)
 
Series Cinematography by
Hiroaki Matsuzawa (26 episodes, 1996-1997)
Yukio Sugiyama (26 episodes, 1996-1997)
 
Series Film Editing by
David Grundy (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Direction by
Toshihisa Koyama (26 episodes, 1996-1997)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Hiroaki Sakurai .... assistant episode director (14 episodes, 1996-1997)
 
Series Art Department
Tatsuo Satô .... storyboard artist (7 episodes, 1996-1997)
Naoyoshi Kusaka .... storyboard artist (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
Tadashi Shida .... storyboard artist (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
Itsurô Kawasaki .... storyboard artist (2 episodes, 1996)
Kiyotaka Ohata .... storyboard artist (2 episodes, 1996)
Hiroaki Sakurai .... storyboard artist (2 episodes, 1997)
 
Series Sound Department
Hideyuki Tanaka .... sound director: Audio Tanaka (26 episodes, 1996-1997)
 
Series Animation Department
Mika Akitaka .... main mechanical designer (26 episodes, 1996-1997)
Keiji Gotoh .... character designer / animation director / ... (26 episodes, 1996-1997)
Nobuyoshi Habara .... character designer: Gekiganger IIII / animation director / ... (26 episodes, 1996-1997)
Michitaka Kikuchi .... original character designer: Studio Tron (26 episodes, 1996-1997)
Yasuhiro Moriki .... mechanical designer (26 episodes, 1996-1997)
Rei Nakahara .... mechanical designer (26 episodes, 1996-1997)
Takumi Sakura .... mechanical designer: Kikaku Design Kôbô Sensen (26 episodes, 1996-1997)
Takeshi Takakura .... mechanical designer: Kikaku Design Kôbô Sensen (26 episodes, 1996-1997)
Meiju Maeda .... mechanical animation director / animation director / ... (6 episodes, 1996-1997)
Shin'ichi Yamaoka .... character animation director / animation director / ... (6 episodes, 1996-1997)
Natsuki Egami .... animation director (5 episodes, 1996-1997)
Tarô Ikegami .... animation director / mechanical animation director (5 episodes, 1996-1997)
Ken'ichi Hamazaki .... animation director (4 episodes, 1996-1997)

Yoshinori Kanada .... animator (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Shô Aikawa .... base planning (26 episodes, 1996-1997)
Toshimichi Ohtsuki .... base planning (26 episodes, 1996-1997)
Mitsuyasu Sakai .... science consultant (26 episodes, 1996-1997)
Tatsuo Satô .... base planning (26 episodes, 1996-1997)
Hiroshi Yamaguchi .... base planning (26 episodes, 1996-1997)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Kidô senkan Nadeshiko" - Japan (original title)
"Mobile Battleship Nadesico" - USA
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Ruri Hoshino:I guess we're *all* idiots.See more »
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Referenced in Clean (2004/I)See more »
Soundtrack:
Itsuka... ShinjiteSee more »

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4 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
A superb parody of the mecha genre, 27 December 2000
Author: (cpm6@keene.edu) from Keene NH USA

MSN takes the usually ultra-serious mecha genre and makes fun of it in every way possible, with homages to "Macross/Robotech" "Mobile Suit Gundam" "Star Blazers/Yamato" "Neon Genesis Evangelion" and also old-school shows like "Mazinger Z/Tranzor Z" and "GoLion/Voltron". To any anime fan who's familiar with these works, Nadesico is a riot, although those who are not, or non-anime fans, might be slightly lost. However, the series has it's own interesting story to keep people interested, involving a war between Earth and mysterious space aliens who attack from Jupiter. The animation quality is variable, but it shouldn't harm your enjoyment of the show. The dub's pretty good too, although hardcore anime fans will be turned off by the use of overlays.

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