Gasaraki: Vol. 1: The Summoning
Country of Origin:  Japan
Production year: 1998
Director: Ryosuke Takahashi
Rating: NR(Television)
UPC [Locale]: 702727-005220
Running time: 1:40 (100 Min.)
Casetype: Keep Case
Format: NTSC, Color, 1.33:1, Full Frame
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Single-Layered
Released: September 26, 2000
Collection type: Owned (#1019)
Status: Available
Purchase date: April 15, 2006
Purchase price: Hidden
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Overview
The Apocalypse Is Now!

Get ready for an all-out assault on the senses as the key creative talents behind Patlabor 2 & Bubblegum Crisis join forces with the producers of the Mobile Suit Gundam saga for the ultimate animated epic! The flames of war explode in the Middle East as two shadow forces unleash monstrous new weapons of mass destruction! But in a world in which giant robots are real, the most dangerous weapon of all lies buried within a human mind. Yushiro, the fourth son of the mysterious and powerful Gowa family, finds himself at the center of events that will change the future of mankind forever! Nothing can prepare the human race for what is about to be unleashed in Gasaraki!
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Gasaraki: Vol. 1: The Summoning
Gasaraki: Vol. 1: The Summoning
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Genres
Anime
Science-Fiction
Drama
Studios
Production Studios:
 • Sunrise
 • TV Osaka
 • ADV Films
Media Companies:
 • A.D. Vision
Audio format
English  Dolby Digital 2-Channel Stereo
Japanese  Dolby Digital 2-Channel Stereo
Subtitles
English
Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Episodes 1-4
Features
 • Scene Access
 • Feature Trailers
 • Bonus Trailers
 • Interviews
 • Production Notes/Bios
Easter Eggs
At the main menu, if you click the Gasaraki logo (the English word, not the Japanese one) you get the trailers that you normally see when the disc auto-plays. i.e. ADV's anime on DVD lineup).
Crew
Direction
Ryosuke Takahashi....Director
Writing
Hajime Yatate....Original Material By
Ryosuke Takahashi....Original Material By
Toru Nozaki....Screenwriter
Production
Eiji Kanaoka....Producer
Kazunori Takagi....Producer
Fumikuni Furusawa....Producer
Tsunetoshi Koike....Producer
Cinematography
Hiroshi Toki....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Tomoaki Tsurubuchi....Film Editor
Music
Kuniaki Haijima....Composer
Sound
Yasuo Urakami....Sound Editor
Yuko Sakurai....Sound
Art
Shigemi Ikeda....Art Director
Cast
Nobuyuki Hiyama....Yushiro
Mami Kingetsu....Miharu
Yuuji Takada....Kazukiyo Gowa
Sho Hayami....Kiyotsugu Gowa
Isshin Chiba....Kiyoharu Gowa
Satomi Koorogi....Misuzu Gowa
Takehiro Koyama....Daizaburou Gowa
Seiko Fujiki....Yukino Gowa
Yousuke Akimoto....Sorachi
Kunihiko Yasui....Tamotsu Hayakawa
Junichi Sugahara....Nozomi Takayama
Minami Takayama....Rin Ataka
Kazuhiro Nakata....Takuma Tokudaiji
Narumi Hidaka....Kahoru Kaburagi
Sakura Tange....Sunao Murai
Natsuo Tokuhiro....Meth
Issei Miyazaki....F
Wataru Takagi....Symbol Chief Researcher
Toru Ohkawa....Gowa Operator/Announcer/Takeharu Go
K˘ichi T˘chika....Symbol Operator/Journalist A/Report
Toshihiko Nakajima....Colonel Stilbanov
Masaharu Satou....Krause
Hiroshi Naka....NATO Officer
Hirohiko Kakegawa....SNN Newscaster/Newscaster
Aya Hisakawa....Newscaster
Hiroshi Matsumoto....Bureaucrat
Nobutoshi Hayashi....Takuro Suemi
Unshou Ishizuka....Prime Minister
Yukimasa Kishino....Minister Of Justice
Shingo Hiromori....Akihiro Hirokawa
Yukitoshi Hori....Brigadier General Dole
Tetsuya Iwanaga....Journalist B/Atsushi Kitazawa
Nobuo Tobita....Journalist C
Shinpachi Tsuji....Ronald Feigan
Christopher Patton....Yushiro
Monica Rial....Miharu
Andy McAvin....Kazukiyo Gowa
Jason Douglas....Kiyotsugu Gowa
Brett Weaver....Kiyoharu Gowa
Hilary Haag....Misuzu Gowa
Ted Pfister....Daizaburo Gowa, Tank Operator (3)
Laura Chapman....Yukino Gowa
Phil Ross....Master Sorachi, Newscaster, Ministe
John Gremillion....Tamotsu Hayakawa
Mike Kleinhenz....Nozomi Takayama, Meth
Kelly Manison....Rin Ataka, Journalist
Kevin Charles....Takuma Tokudaiji
Heather Bryson....Kahoru Kaburagi
Andrew Klimko....Atsushi Kitazawa, Gowa Operator
Jennifer K. Earhart....Sunao Murai
Randy Sparks....Takuro Suemi
Illich Guardiola....F, Journalist
Ralph Ehntholt....Symbol Chf Researcher, BrGen Dole
John Swasey....Colonel Stilbanov, Ronald Feigan
David LeMaster....Staff Officer Hoightman, Man in Uni
Rob Mungle....Takeharu Gowa
Bob Biggerstaff....Gowa Operator, Newscaster, Journali
Jay Hickman....Gowa Operator, Tank Gunner, Akihiro
Mark Laskowski....Gowa Operator, Battalion Exec Offic
Donnie Marrion....Gowa Operator, General Krause
James Marshall....Gowa Operator, Gowa Man in Black
Markham C. Anderson....Symbol Operator, Symbol Commander
Victor Carsrud....Symbol Operator, Man in Suit 1, New
Matt Greenfield....Symbol Operator, Tank Operator
Carol Matthews....Newscaster, Journalist, News Anchor
Bill Ross....Newscaster, Staff Exec Officer
John Kaiser....Man in Uniform 2, Journalist, Tank
Bob Elliot....Man in Suit 4, Prime Minister, Tank
Hunter Stuart....Battalion Commander
James Bates....Tank Crew, Belgistan Soldier
Chris Hawley....Tank Operator, Belgistan Soldier
Jason Remmert....Tank Operator, Belgistan Soldier
Kevin Hinnant....Belgistan Soldier
Larry Koteff....Belgistan Soldier