Hakugei: Legend of the Moby Dick

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Hakugei: Legend of the Moby Dick
Anime television series
Directed by Osamu Dezaki
Original run 19971999
Episodes 26
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Hakugei: Legend of the Moby Dick (白鯨伝説 Hakugei Densetsu?) is an animated Japanese television series, based on Herman Melville's original novel Moby-Dick. However, this adaptation used futuristic outer space as the setting, with "whales" being large abandoned spaceships instead. It aired from 1997 to 1999, albeit with a suspension of new episodes from November 1997 to October 1998. The series ran for 26 episodes, which have been released on DVD in the USA by ADV Films, spread across six discs.

Characters[edit]

Main Characters[edit]

Due
Voiced by: Toshihiko Seki (Japanese), Vic Mignogna (English)
He is an android for planet development whose registration number is ESP4678-201.
Ahab
Voiced by: Akio Ōtsuka (Japanese), John Swasey (English)
His real name is Ahab Ishmael Ali. 35 years old. The captain of a spacecraft Lady Whisker.
Lucky
Voiced by: Yūko Mizutani (Japanese), Kira Vincent-Davis (English)
14-year-old girl.

Ahab Whaling Company[edit]

Atre
Voiced by: Shiho Niiyama (episodes 1–19), Makiko Ōmoto (episodes 20–26) (Japanese), Stephanie Nadolny (English)
11 years old probationer.
Doc
Voiced by: Keīchi Sonobe (Japanese), David Born (English)
Doc Christiansen. The chief doctor, Ahab’s right arm.
Cook
Voiced by: Katsuhisa Hōki (Japanese), Rob Mungle (English)
The chief cook.
Barba
Voiced by: Ryūzaburō Ōtomo (Japanese), George Manley (English)
The progeny of the Tattoo tribe which is the dauntless aborigine of the Daimama star.
Speed King
Voiced by: Naoya Uchida (Japanese), John Gremillion (English)
An able pilot. A former racer.
Mutz
Voiced by: Kiyoyuki Yanada (Japanese), Illich Guardiola (English)
A swordsman.
Academias
Voiced by: Takuma Suzuki (Japanese), Chris Patton (English)
The mechanic supervisor.

The Federal Police[edit]

White Hat
Voiced by: Yoshito Yasuhara (Japanese), Andrew Love (English)
A detective of the First Investigation Division of Federal Police 86th Precinct.

Planet Moad[edit]

Sara
Voiced by: Emi Shinohara (Japanese), Christine Auten (English)
A singer. A woman model android.
Shiro
Voiced by: Tsutomu Kashiwakura (Japanese), Braden Hunt (English)
Shiro Tokisada. The leader of resistance group of planet Moad. Lucky’s elder brother.
Lisa
Voiced by: Rei Sakuma (Japanese), Luci Christian (English)
The member of the resistance group of Planet Moad.
Garcia
Voiced by: Kiyoshi Kobayashi
The former worker of the 16th mining area of Planet Moad. 67 years old.
Mika
Voiced by: Rei Sakuma (Japanese), Luci Christian (English)
Mika Michelle Idha. The girl who belongs to planet Moad, resistance.

Earth Federation[edit]

Murato
Voiced by: Tesshō Genda (Japanese), Christopher Ayres (English)
The captain of the Moad garrison. A giant android measuring 3 meters tall.
Ohara
Voiced by: Hiromi Tsuru (Japanese), ? (English)
Jane Ohara. A special adviser of the planet development of the Earth Federation.
General Ho
Voiced by: Yu Mizushima (Japanese), ? (English)
The commander of the Seventh Fleet of the Earth Federation expeditionary forces. The 14th son of the new president.
Moby Dick
Voiced by: Yūji Mikimoto (Japanese), James Faulkner (English)
Super space battleship of Earth Federales. It was remodeled into the planet extinction weapon later and floats on Moad orbit.

Others[edit]

Marie
Voiced by: Eiko Kudō (Japanese), Jessica Boone (English)
A women's college student of the planet Cape God. She stowed away on Lady Whisker.

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