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Wings of Honneamise (1987)

Ôritsu uchûgun Oneamisu no tsubasa (original title)
Unrated | | Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi | 10 March 1995 (USA)
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In an alternative Earth, a young astronaut participates in a controversial fledgling space program.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Leo Morimoto ... Shiro (voice)
David Thomas ... Shiro (voice) (as Robert Matthews)
Mitsuki Yayoi ... Riqunni (voice)
... Riqunni Nonderaiko (voice) (as Melody Lee)
... General (voice) (as Stevie Beeline)
Kazuyuki Sogabe ... Matti (voice)
... Matti (voice) (as Lee Stone)
... Gnomm (voice)
... Gnomm (voice) (as Alfred Thor)
Yoshito Yasuhara ... Nekkerout (voice)
... Cop / DJ / Nekkerout / Photographer (1994) (voice) (as Warren Daniels)
... Kharock / Noble / Reporter (voice) (as Arnie Hanks)
Shôzô Îzuka ... Trainer (voice)
... Airman / Barfly / Historian / Noble / PA / Trainer (voice)
... Astronomer / Darigan / Launch (voice) (as Rudy Luzion)
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On a far-off planet, a Kingdom tries to launch the planet's first manned spacecraft. This ten year old project not only faces funding and technical problem, but also is subject to political conspiracy and the neighboring Republic's aggression. It's all up to Shilo, the first spaceman to be, his friends and their faith to make the space program a success. Written by Tzung-I Lin <tzung@hugo.att.com>

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$8,000,000 (estimated)

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$55,572
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Briefly held the record for the largest production budget ($8 million) for any anime, until Akira (1988) was produced at a budget of $10 million in 1988. See more »

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Marty: Sir, the launch pad's as ready as it's ever going to be.
General Khaidenn: Moment of truth... Return to countdown!
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An inspirational manga film
11 May 2004 | by See all my reviews

i saw this film for the first time quite a while ago yet i still watch it regularly, mainly because of the intricate and amazing animation, (the architecture deserves special mention) and the fact that it has a story line worthy of the visuals, something which is not common amongst manga films in my opinion. it is not without its faults however, for example the slightly confusing religious aspect of the film, and some might complain that it does not have enough action in it but apart from this i found it to be a complex and involving film with brilliant music and well rounded deep characters, if anyone knows of any further work from the people who made this film i would be grateful for any info.


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