Monday, 13 October 2014

Harmagedon - (ハルマゲドン 幻魔大戦 Harumagedon Genma Taisen) [Movie] - [1983]

Traveling to America on a goodwill mission, Princess Luna of Transylvania has a vision. A life form of pure energy named Genma that destroys everything on it's path is heading towards Earth. To save the planet, she must assemble psychics to confront Genma while at the same time she partners with an alien cyborg named Vega who once fought this menace before.

Genma Taisen (Japanese幻魔大戦 Hepburnlit. Genma Wars) is a science fiction manga that began in 1967. It was a collaboration in Weekly Shōnen Magazine by science fiction writer Kazumasa Hirai and Shotaro Ishinomori.
Harmagedon: The Great Battle with Genma (ハルマゲドン 幻魔大戦 Harumagedon Genma Taisen) is a science fiction anime movie released in 1983. The movie was based largely on Kazumasa Hirai's first three Genma Taisen novels. The movie was directed by Rintaro with character designs by Katsuhiro Otomo (of Akira fame.) Keith Emerson was hired to do the rock soundtrack. Madhouse Studio did the animation.

MusicNozomi Aoki
Character DesignKatsuhiro Otomo
Art DirectorTakamura Mukuo
Animation DirectorTakuo Noda
Director of PhotographyIwao Yamaki
Executive producer:
ProducerSusumu Aketagawa

AnimationMadhouse Studios
Background ArtMukuo Studio
DistributorToho Towa
ProductionKadokawa Shoten

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