Kidô senkan Nadeshiko: Prince of Darkness (1998)

 |  Animation, Action, Sci-Fi  |  2003 (USA)
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Two years after the events of "Kidô senkan Nadeshiko" (1996), Akito and Yurika are missing and presumed dead, the former foes of the Great War are allies, and the 14-year-old ... See full summary »


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Credited cast:
Cameron Bautsch ...
Hari Makibi (voice)
Marta Bechtol ...
Radio Operator E (voice)
Sayuri Terasaki / Hisagon / Nadesico Crew A (voice)
Rick Burford ...
Shinjyuu (voice)
Inez Frassange / Lapis Lazuii (voice)
Emily Carter-Essex ...
Erina Kinjo Won / Newswoman / Orie (voice)
Fumiko Chino ...
Nadesico Crew C / P.A. Woman A / Grade School Kid / Video Game Fighter 1 (voice)
Jin Ho Chung ...
Salary Man / Bartender / Maintenance Crew C / Successor Assault Officer / Assault Trooper B (voice)
Lady Message B / Secretary (voice)
Kelli Cousins ...
Harumi Tanaka / Flight Officer Female / Chika (voice)
Matt Culpepper ...
Azuma (voice)
Genichiro Tsukiomi / Gekiganger Game Sprite (voice)
Jennifer K. Earhart ...
Yurika Misumaru (voice)
Joey Goubeaud ...
Operator A / Successor Officer B (voice)
Ryoko Subaru (voice)


Two years after the events of "Kidô senkan Nadeshiko" (1996), Akito and Yurika are missing and presumed dead, the former foes of the Great War are allies, and the 14-year-old genetically-engineered wunderkind Ruri Hoshino is now captain of the new Battleship Nadesico. When a Martian separatist group initiates a well-planned, well-executed and most of all successful military action, the combined Earth-Jovian government and military are paralyzed by confusion and internal bickering. It is up to Ruri to reassemble the mostly-retired crew of the original Nadesico to take on an unsanctioned mission to bring a halt to the Martian Successors, free their stranglehold on Boson jump transportation, and discover the fate of Akito and Yurika. Written by Ofanite of Justice

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A welcome successor to the series
27 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have seen the series, MARTIAN SUCCESSOR NADESICO, and loved it. Not many scifi series have a marvelous mix of action, humor, and, of course, gorgeous babes and do it well. NADESICO: THE SERIES has it and the movie continues it.

I was a bit misled by the title: THE PRINCE OF DARKNESS, because I was expecting a dude resembling Dracula, but I still got a kick out of the movie. The humor that, in my book, made this show more enjoyable than DRAGONBALL or any of it's incarnations and it being a scifi show to boot quenched my appetite for anime scifi.

Well, I am not going to ruin it for you, so if you wanna know what the movie is about, you will have to watch the series first. After that, watch the movie. Its a riot!

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