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In a war torn world of deadly conflict, one small group of heroes stand against the forces of darkness... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Neat companion piece to longer (80-minute) prequel(?). See more (8 total) »


Yuri Amano ... Rirubelt (voice: Japanese version)
Megumi Hayashibara ... Ella Lagu (voice: Japanese version)
Chieko Honda ... Fais (voice: Japanese version)
Rei Igarashi ... Falstese (voice: Japanese version)
Tomoko Ishimura ... Gian Deez (voice: Japanese version) (as Mifuyu Hîragi)
Jonathan Keeble ... Scarface (voice: English version)
Takehito Koyasu ... Kai Sink (voice: Japanese version)
Takeshi Kusao ... (voice: Japanese version)
Stephen Lyons ... Wolfman (voice: English version)
Daniel Marinker ... Screb Lohengrin (voice: English version)
Yasunori Matsumoto ... Scarface (voice: Japanese version)
Roger May ... Blackwing (voice: English version)
Mitsuru Miyamoto ... Dias Lagu (voice: Japanese version)
Yûko Mizutani ... Follymayer Razmatizer (voice: Japanese version)
Chinami Nishimura ... Kara La Luka (voice: Japanese version)
Ikue Ohtani ... Kyo Ryu (voice: Japanese version)
Mathonwy Reeves ... (voice)
Holly Rivers ... Kyuo Ryu (voice: English version)
Tomokazu Seki ... Len Fuuma (voice: Japanese version)
Fumihiko Tachiki ... Glad (voice: Japanese version)
Reiko Takagi ... Lunaris Anbra (voice: Japanese version)
Sarah Wateridge ... Faury Maya (voice: English version)
Kappei Yamaguchi ... Low (voice: Japanese version)

Directed by
Hiroshi Negishi 
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(in alphabetical order)
Okada Megumu  comic

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Masahito Yamashita .... animator

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45 min
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Norway:18 (video rating) | UK:12 | USA:Not Rated (DVD rating)

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Followed by "Shadow Skill - Eigi" (1998)See more »


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Neat companion piece to longer (80-minute) prequel(?)., 24 October 2000
Author: Eddie Feng ( from Ithaca, New York, USA

This one has Gau meeting his destiny, but there's another film, also titled "Shadow Skill," where we learn more about the pasts of every one of the four main characters. It's a longer movie (80 minutes), and it provides an emotional backdrop as we see how each of these characters really came together more out of sad circumstances rather than because they were good friends "since the beginning." Try to look for these on cable or at e-tailer sites.

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