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Ôdîn - Kôshi hobune stâraito (1985)

A distress signal from a point near Jupiter takes the crew of the space-ship Starlight on a voyage through the sea of stars to a mysterious planet called Odin, the possible birthplace of the universe.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Toshio Furukawa ...
Akira (voice)
Edward Glen ...
Akira (1992) (voice)
Keiko Han ...
Sara (voice)
Stacey Gregg ...
Sara (1992) (voice) (as Stacey Jefferson)
Gorô Naya ...
Kuramoto / Narrator (voice)
Bob Sessions ...
Kuramoto (1992) (voice)
Hideyuki Hori ...
Mamoru (voice)
Ian Tyler ...
Mamoru (1992) (voice)
Don Fellows ...
Suzuka (1992) (voice)
Norio Wakamoto ...
Ryou (voice)
...
Ryou (1992) (voice)
Tesshô Genda ...
Belgel (voice)
Peter Whitman ...
Nekota (1992) (voice)
William Gaminara ...
Minami (1992) (voice)
Michael Morris ...
Nara (1992) (voice)
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It is the year 2099, and mankind has taken great advances in its development of space travel: people sail through space in ships powered by photon-laser engines, and parts of the solar system have been colonized. The newly-built space schooner the Starlight is launched on a maiden voyage to venture beyond the boundaries of the system and investigate a distress signal from a lost starship near Jupiter. Starlight comes across a wrecked spacecraft, holding a lone survivor: a mysterious young female amnesiac named Sara Cyanbaker. Starlight is then immediately attacked by some sort of weaponized probes and sucked into a vortex that takes them to a moon called Oberon near Uranus. There they find an artifact in the form of an ancient galactic map that points to an ancient Norwegian mariner's folk song which mentions the Norse god Odin. Sara starts to have strange dreams of a place called Odin; with these facts, the crew deduces that Odin may actually exist as a planet, the place of paradise ... Written by Q. Leo Rahman

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Legends once told of a paradise destroyed by a kingdom of fire. See more »

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This movie was released in America by U.S. Manga Corps in both an uncut subtitled format, and a English-dubbed format (seen on IMDb as Odin: Photon Space Sailor Starlight (1986)). The original uncut version runs 135 minutes, but the English dub, which was edited for length purposes, runs only 90 minutes. This film thus has the distinction of perhaps being the anime movie which suffered the harshest editing for length in its English release. See more »

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Featured in Anime Abandon: Iria (2014) See more »

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Searching for Odin
Composed and Performed by Loudness
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Not bad for old anime
24 December 1999 | by (Los Angeles, California) – See all my reviews

It's no Akira, but Odin: Photon Sailing Ship Starlight is entertaining, if nothing more. You won't find any deep themes or realistic, enduring characters- just some decent animation and an adequate story. Although it in no way compares to some more recent efforts in the field, it is ok in it's own right.


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