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Release Date:
25 April 2006 (USA) See more »
Tagline:
Like Batman Begins, with a Samurai Sword. See more »
Plot:
In a Japanese city haunted by nature spirits and demons, a secret war is raging between the renegade... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Ready for Piper Perabo and Covert Affairs Season 2?
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Spectacular audio/visual feast, when you're not lost in the plot See more (15 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Kasumi Suzuki ... Yurine (voice: Japanese version)
Sôkô Wada ... Otoha (voice) (as Toshihiro Wada)
Takahiro Sakurai ... Hoshunin Eko (voice: Japanese version)
Hitomi Nabatame ... Homura (voice: Japanese version)
Keiji Fujiwara ... Nue (voice: Japanese version)
Kiyoyuki Yanada ... Suiko (voice: Japanese version)
Asuka Shibuya ... Hinaru (voice: Japanese version)
Hiroto Torihata ... Kure Narumi (voice: Japanese version)
Tetsuo Gotô ... Minoru Sagisaka (voice: Japanese version)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Keith Burgess ... Suiko (voice: English version)
Dorothy Elias-Fahn ... Yoshiko Sagisaka (voice: English version)
Doug Erholtz ... Ikeda (voice: English version)
Melissa Fahn ... Chizuru (voice: English version)

Sandy Fox ... Amefuriko (voice: English version)

Barbara Goodson ... Tsuruta (voice: English version)

Jay Hernandez ... Nue (voice: English version)
Kate Higgins ... Homura (voice: English version)

Lex Lang ... Monster (voice: English version)

Matthew Lillard ... Eko (voice: English version)
Dave Mallow ... Kamaitaichi (voice: English version)

Michael McConnohie ... Chief of Police (voice: English version)
Mary Elizabeth McGlynn ... Tsuchigumo (voice: English version)
Tony Oliver ... Detective Sawada (voice: English version)
Bob Papenbrook ... Governor of Tokyo (voice: English version)

Piper Perabo ... Yurine (voice: English version)
Paul St. Peter ... Wanyudo (voice: English version)

Steve Staley ... Karas / Otoha (voice: English version)
Doug Stone ... Detective Minoru Sagisaka (voice: English version)

Kim Strauss ... Nurse (voice: English version)
Julie Ann Taylor ... Hinaru (voice: English version)

Hynden Walch ... Little Girl (voice: English version)
Dave Wittenberg ... Detective Narumi Kure (voice: English version)

Yuri Lowenthal ... Kenny (voice: English version) (uncredited)
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Directed by
Kei'ichi Sato 
Hiroshi Yamazaki 
Akira Takada (co-director)
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Masaya Honda 
Shin Yoshida 

Produced by
Margo Coughlin Zimmerman .... producer
Takaya Ibira .... producer
Shoichi Yoshida .... producer
 
Original Music by
Yoshihiro Ike 
 
Film Editing by
Hiroshi Okuda 
 
Sound Department
Sean Foye .... dialogue editor
Kevin Patzelt .... dialogue editor
Kevin Patzelt .... sound editor
Pat Rodman .... adr engineer
Pat Rodman .... supervising sound editor
Mark A. Rozett .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Casting Department
Marc Frankowski .... casting supervisor
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"The Prophecy" - International (English title) (subtitle)
"The Revelation" - International (English title) (subtitle)
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Runtime:
90 min | USA:80 min
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Yurine:1... 2... 3... 4... 5... 6... 7... 8... 9... it is 10. Sway to and fro, sway. RELEASE!See more »
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15 out of 16 people found the following review useful.
Spectacular audio/visual feast, when you're not lost in the plot, 1 July 2006
Author: theputer from honolulu, hawaii

The DVD summary box says: In a futuristic Tokyo, humans and spirits are sharing the same living space without realizing it, thanks in part to the guardian raven Karas and his masters, who maintain the precarious balance between both dimensions. But when a former Karas named Eko decides to challenge the system by seizing control, it's up to the entity Yurine, who represents the will of the Japanese people, to secure the future for humanity.

This animation is a first-class piece of artwork. Visuals are stunning, and the audio (and audio options) on the DVD is as good as it can get. However if you don't know much about the anime, you WILL be lost in the first few minutes of the movie. On the plus side, you won't mind watching it again just because of all the cool CGI and fight sequences. I promise it makes more sense the second time around.

Just keep in mind that the ending of this movie leaves something to be desired because this is supposed to be a two or three part production. Hopefully there won't be too long a wait for the sequel.

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