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The Ramen Girl (2008) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Robert Allan Ackerman

Writing Credits  

Becca Topol ... (screenplay)

Cast (in credits order)  

Brittany Murphy ... Abby
Toshiyuki Nishida Toshiyuki Nishida ... Maezumi
Soji Arai ... Toshi Iwamoto (as Sohee Park)
Kimiko Yo ... Reiko
Daniel Evans ... Charlie
Renji Ishibashi ... Udagawa
Gabriel Mann ... Ethan
Tammy Blanchard ... Gretchan
Daigo Tanji Daigo Tanji ... Taxi Driver
Thane Camus Thane Camus ... Wilson
Hako Ueno Hako Ueno ... Hanako
Masayuki Maekawa Masayuki Maekawa ... Vendor
Yûya Ogawa Yûya Ogawa ... College Student (as Yuya Ogawa)
Tomoyuki Kuramoto Tomoyuki Kuramoto ... College Student
Yuta Yuta ... Young Man at the Shrine
NaNa NaNa ... Young Woman at the Shrine
Shinji Suzuki Shinji Suzuki ... Goth Boy at the Shrine
Kosei Asami Kosei Asami ... Young Boy
Ken Toyama Ken Toyama ... Suzuki
Jûdai Ikeshita Jûdai Ikeshita ... Depressed Businessman
Sachiko Matsuura Sachiko Matsuura ... Secretary
Tomiko Ishii Tomiko Ishii ... Megumi
Rei Okamoto Rei Okamoto ... Midori
Nichita Tanabe Nichita Tanabe ... Harumi's Colleague (as Nitta Tanabe)
Ken Maeda Ken Maeda ... Harumi
Takaki Uda Takaki Uda ... Akira
Takahiro Hirano Takahiro Hirano ... Kuma
Takanobu Kaneko Takanobu Kaneko ... Udagawa's Son
Yutaka Oda Yutaka Oda ... Kendo Master
Sonha Chô Sonha Chô ... Ueno
Man Kato Man Kato ... Manager
Kazuya Takahashi Kazuya Takahashi ... Male Singer
Takako Ogasawara Takako Ogasawara ... Elf #1
Mai Ishikawa Mai Ishikawa ... Elf #2
Kaori Momoi ... Mamasan (scenes deleted)
Akiko Monô Akiko Monô ... Mio
Masayoshi Haneda ... Yuki (as Masayoshi Hanada)
Masayoshi Nogami Masayoshi Nogami ... Merchant 1
Hideki Kurauchi Hideki Kurauchi ... Merchant 2
Shû Nakajima Shû Nakajima ... Merchant 3 (as Shu Nakajima)
Ruru Furuya Ruru Furuya ... Twin Babies - Emiko (as Ruru) (as Mimi Furuya)
Mimi Furuya Mimi Furuya ... Twin Babies - Aiko (as Ruru) (as Mimi Furuya)
Naoki Saitô Naoki Saitô ... Kenichi (scenes deleted) (as Naoki Saito)
Hisako Ôkata Hisako Ôkata ... Maezumi's Mother
Tsutomu Yamazaki ... Grand Master
Haruki Kobayashi Haruki Kobayashi ... Jin
Tiffany Martin Tiffany Martin ... NY Young Female Cook
Sonja Inge ... NY Waitress (as Sonya Inge)
Justin Berti ... NY Waiter
Jorge Diaz Rodriguez Jorge Diaz Rodriguez ... Latino Customer
Dona Granata Dona Granata ... Female Customer
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Maria Abe Maria Abe ... Asami
Qyoko Kudo ... Mother in Metro (as Ben)
Natsuki Kunimoto
Michael Naishtut ... N.Y. customer
Edward L. Papazian Edward L. Papazian ... N.Y. customer
Daisuke Takahashi Daisuke Takahashi ... Tom
Hajime Inoue Hajime Inoue ... Tak (uncredited)
Shôichirô Masumoto Shôichirô Masumoto ... (uncredited)
Kazumi Nakamura Kazumi Nakamura ... (voice) (uncredited)

Produced by 

Robert Allan Ackerman ... producer
Randy Dannenberg ... co-producer
Michael Eliasberg ... executive producer
Philip Hall ... co-producer
Stewart Hall ... producer
Kimio Kataoka ... producer
Cleve Landsberg ... executive producer
Brittany Murphy ... producer
Yôko Narahashi ... producer (as Yoko Narahashi)
Masafumi Odawara ... executive producer

Music by 

Carlo Siliotto

Cinematography by 

Yoshitaka Sakamoto

Film Editing by 

Rick Shaine

Casting By 

Yôko Narahashi
Victoria Thomas

Production Design by 

Tsutomu Imamura

Costume Design by 

Dona Granata

Makeup Department 

Maya Hardinge ... personal makeup artist
Robert Ramos ... hair stylist: Brittany Murphy

Production Management 

Motoki Ishida ... unit production manager
Tim Pedegana ... post-production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Ed Licht ... first assistant director

Sound Department 

Steven Avila ... sound effects editor
Trip Brock ... supervising sound editor
Marcello De Francisci ... midi programming
Adam DeCoster ... foley artist (as Adam De Coster)
Michael J. Fox ... supervisor & mix
Peter D. Lago ... sound effects editor
Greg Mauer ... foley mixer
Chris Navarro ... adr mixer
Rick Owens ... foley artist
Mark A. Rozett ... re-recording mixer
Marco Streccioni ... sound engineer
Steven Utt ... sound
Kelly Vandever ... re-recording mixer
Ben Whitver ... foley editor
Brian S.M. Wroth ... dialogue editor

Visual Effects by 

Masato Aonuma ... cg artist: NTT Media Lab
Kôji Misada ... digital compositor: NTT Media Lab
Hiroki Mori ... lead digital compositor: NTT Media Lab
Dai Sato ... cg artist: NTT Media Lab
Takeshi Shin ... visual effects supervisor: NTT Media Lab
Yuki Sugimoto ... matchmove artist: NTT Media Lab (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Jeffrey R. Clark ... Steadicam operator

Casting Department 

Robyn Owen ... associate casting director
Yesi Ramirez ... casting assistant

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Jeriana San Juan ... assistant costume designer (as Jeriana Hochberg)

Editorial Department 

David Block ... digital intermediate colorist
Martin C. Heselov ... assistant editor
Todd Kolker ... post-production coordinator
Soichi Satake ... colorist

Location Management 

Tomohiko Seki ... location manager

Music Department 

Drew DeAscentis ... music editor
Daniel Hamuy ... midi score programmer / music score producer / orchestrator
Adam Klemens ... conductor
Vitek Kral ... score engineer
Howard Paar ... music supervisor
Julie Pearce ... additional music editor
Giovanni Rotondo ... music preparation
Karen Sidlow ... music clearance
Marco Streccioni ... music recording engineer / music scoring mixer

Other crew 

Tada Chae ... translator
Hayato Chaki ... production assistant
Andrijana Cvetkovik ... researcher
Audrey Delaney ... executive
Lee Ettinger ... sales and distribution head
Shari Huggins ... insurance provider
Hideo Kimura ... adr artist
Brian Kobo ... bilingual production assistant
Shaun Redick ... sales agent
Edgar Sandoval ... insurance underwriter
Akiko Shima ... adr voice
Kazuko Shingyoku ... script supervisor
Suzanne Tierney ... legal services
Satoko Tsuji ... production accountant

See also

Release Dates | Official Sites | Company Credits | Filming & Production | Technical Specs

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