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Kino's journey. Complete collection [videorecording-DVD] / "Kino's Journey" Production Committee ; Pony Canyon ; Mediaworks ; Character & Anime.com ; ADV Films ; Genco ; A.C.G.T. ; screenplay, Sadayuki Murai ; directed by Ryutaro Nakamura ; English language & subtitled versions: ADV Films ; produced & directed by Kyle Jones ; translators, Shoko Oono, Joe Congdon ; ADR script, Chris Griffin, Kyle Jones.

Record details

  • ISBN: 1413912451
  • ISBN: 9781413912456
  • Physical Description: 3 videodiscs (ca. 325 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: English language/subtitled version
  • Publisher: [United States] : ADV Films, c2005.

Content descriptions

General Note: "Contains entire series on 3 DVDs"--box.
Originally broadcast on the WOWOW satellite television network between April 8, 2003 and July 8, 2003.
Based on the series of novels by Keiichi Shigusawa.
Formatted Contents Note: Vol. I (Ep. 1-5) Idle adventurer (125 min.) Land of visible pain - I see you ; Tale of feeding off others - I want to live ; Land of prophecies - We no the future ; Land of adults - Natural right -- Vol. II (Ep. 6-9) Emerging lanes (100 min.) Coliseum, parts 1 & 2 - Avengers ; Land of wizards - Potentials of magic ; Land of books - Nothing is written! -- Vol. III (Ep. 10-13) Not without reservations (100 min.) Tale of mechanical dolls - one-way mission ; Her journey - Love and bullets ; Peaceful land - Mother's love ; Kind land - Tomorrow never comes.
Restrictions on Access Note: For private home use only.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Naoyuki Oba ; general animation direction & character designs, Shigeyuki Suga ; art director, Masayoshi Banno ; editor, Tsuyoshi Imai ; music, Ryo Sakai ; original characters, Kouhaku Kuroboshi ; character design, Takahiro Kishida.
English language & subtitled versions: editors, Bill Newton, Neil O'Sullivan, Robert Marchand.
Summary, etc.: Kino's Journey tells the story of the young adventurer Kino, who travels the world on Hermes, a talking motorcycle, spending no more and no less than three days at each stop. Throughout their travels, Kino and Hermes are observers of new cultures, witness to both the differences and the similarities of peoples around the world. -- Summary from ADV website.
Target Audience Note: TV-PG VL.
System Details Note: DVD; Anamorphic widescreen (16:9) presentation; Region 1 encoding; Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital 2.0.
Language Note: In English (Dolby Digital 5.1) or Japanese (Dolby Digital 2.0) with optional English subtitles.
Subject: Adventure travel > Drama.
Motorcycles > Drama.
Genre: Animated television programs.

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