animated series Phoenix © NHK (Japan) / Tezuka Productions
Share this:

Phoenix

Throughout time, mankind has chased after the dream of immortality. The Phoenix, in the form of a bird of fire, is said to hold the key to eternal life. Great warriors, greedy princesses, ambitious scientists and ordinary people desire its power. Great wars are fought in a vain attempt to possess it and, as a result, civilizations rise and fall.

Juuchan17's avatar
rated it:
It's about time this was added to the list! *YAY* This is a masterpiece of a series, and it really is a breakthrough in storytelling. Although being 13 episodes long, "Phoenix"...
Toonboy's avatar
rated it:
Stunning is the only word I can use to sum up this gorgeous series. While Osamu Tezuka is often known for Kimba the White Lion or Astroboy, the manga on...
Created by: NHK (Japan), Tezuka Productions
Language: English subtitled / English dub / Japanese
Country of Origin: USA / Japan
Alternate Titles: Osamu Tezuka's Phoenix, Hi no tori (Japan)
[ Japanese ] Featuring the voices of:
Mayumi Asano ... Sakonnosuke
Masashi Hirose ... Lamp
Ryoko Kinomiya ... Himiko
Tetsuo Komura ... Sarutahiko/Dr Saruta/Lord Iemasa
Tamie Kubota ... Yaobikuni
Akira Kume ... Narrator
Kobayashi Misa ... Chihiro
Michio Nakao ... Guzuri
Shinji Ogawa ... Nielsen
Fumiko Osaka ... Reiko
Nozomu Sasaki ... Leona
Keiko Takeshita ... Hi no tori
Junko Takeuchi ... Nagi
Sakiko Tamagawa ... Hinaku
Masaki Terasoma ... Yumihiko
Yumi Touma ... Tamami
Featuring the voices of:
Madeleine Blaustein ... Yumihiko
David Brimmer ... Kamamushi
Danny Burstein ... Sarutahiko/Dr Saruta/Lord Iemasa
Marc Diraison ... Uraji
Suzanne Gilad ... Phoenix
Dan Green ... Guzuri
Bella Hudson ... Uzume/Obaba
Fiona Jones ... Himiko
Carrie Keranen ... Hinaku
Christopher Kromer ... Leona
Ted Lewis ... Nielsen
Michelle Newman ... Nagi
Robert O'Gorman ... Narrator
Mike Pollock ... Lamp/Kahei/Chamberlain
Eden Riegel ... Chihiro/Robita
Michael Sinterniklaas ... Takeru
Richard Springle ... Chief Ninigi/Ojiji
Veronica Taylor ... Reiko/Sakonnosuke/Yaobikuni/Fuki
Marc Thompson ... Sorceror
James Urbaniak ... Susanoo
Series Created by: Osamu Tezuka
Produced by: Kensuke Kishi
Writing Credits: Dan Green, Stephanie Sheh, Michael Sinterniklaas and Duane Johnson
Based on: the manga by Osamu Tezuka
Buy Phoenix
Buy DVD
Vol. 3 - Immutable Conclusion
Shop for more
profile by: Toonboy