Gunhed (1989)

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Gunhed
The Japanese poster for Gunhed
Directed by Masato Harada
Producer(s) Tomoyuki Tanaka, Eiji Yamaura (executive),
Yoshishige Shimatani, Tetsuhisa Yamada
Written by Masato Harada, James Bannon
Music by Toshiyuki Honda, Takayuki Baba
Distributor TohoJP,
ADV FilmsUS
Rating Not Rated
Budget ¥1,500,000,000[citation needed]
Running time 100 minutesJP
(1 hour, 40 minutes)
Aspect ratio 1.85:1
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This summer is amazing! (今年の夏はコイツが凄い!)
The battle begins, a struggle for love and courage―the world's first SFX robot action movie is finally born!
(戦いが始まる、愛と勇気の戦いが―世界初SFXロボット・アクション映画、ついに誕生!)
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— Tagline

A battlefield never before seen (誰も見たことがない戦場)
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— Tagline

Gunhed (ガンヘッド,   Ganheddo) is a 1989 tokusatsu mecha film co-produced by Toho, Sunrise, Bandai, Kadokawa, and IMAGICA. It was released to Japanese theaters on July 22, 1989.

Plot

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Staff

Main article: Gunhed/Credits.

Staff role on the left, staff member's name on the right.

  • Directed by   Masato Harada
  • Written by   Masato Harada, James Bannon
  • Produced by   Yoshishige Shimatani, Tetsuhisa Yamada
  • Executive Producing by   Tomoyuki Tanaka, Eiji Yamaura
  • Music by   Toshiyuki Honda
  • Cinematography by   Junichi Fujisawa
  • Edited by   Yoshitami Kuroiwa
  • Production Design by   Fumio Ogawa
  • Assistant Directing by   Hideyuki Inoue, Kiyotaka Matsumoto, Yu Kubo, Kazuhiko Fukami
  • Special Effects by   Koichi Kawakita, Kiyotaka Matsumoto, Hideki Chiba, Makoto Kamiya, Masaki Terauchi
  • Theme Song "TIME -Song for GUNHED-" Performed by   Mariko Nagai
    • Lyrics by   Yoshiko Miura
    • Composed by   Takayuki Baba
    • Arranged by   Takayuki Negishi
  • Narration by   Randy Reyes, Michael Yancy

Cast

Actor's name on the left, character played on the right.

  • Masahiro Takashima   as   Brooklyn
  • Brenda Bakke   as   Sergeant Nim
  • Aya Enjoji   as   Bebe
  • Kaori Mizushima   as   Eleven
  • Yujin Harada   as   Seven
  • Jay Kabira   as   Bombbay
  • Yosuke Saito   as   Boxer
  • Doll Nguyen   as   Boomerang
  • James Brewster Thompson   as   Barabbas / Biodroid
  • Mickey Curtis   as   Bancho
  • Randy Reyes   as   Gunhed (voice)

Appearances

Monsters

  • Biodroid
  • Aerobot

Weapons, Vehicles, and Races

Gallery

Main article: Gunhed/Gallery.

Soundtrack

Main article: Gunhed (Soundtrack).

Alternate Titles

  • Robot War (Robotok háborúja; Hungary, Robot War; Germany)
  • Gunhead (America)

Theatrical Releases

Video Releases

ADV DVD (2004)[1]

  • Region: 1
  • Discs: 1
  • Language: Japanese (2.0 Stereo), English (2.0 Stereo)
  • Special Features: Japanese trailer
  • Notes: Reissued in 2008. Both releases are out of print.

Toho DVD (2007)[2]

  • Region: 2
  • Language: Japanese

Though Gunhed is not available on Blu-ray, an HD version can be rented or purchased on the Japanese versions of Amazon Video and iTunes.

Videos

Trailers

Japanese Gunhed trailer and "Newsflash/Special Announcement" trailers
ADV video spot for Gunhed

Other

"The Making of Gunhed" featurette
International opening and end credits

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