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.


Main Characters[edit]

Voiced by: Toshihiko Seki (Japanese), Vic Mignogna (English)
He is an android for planet development whose registration number is ESP4678-201.
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.
Voiced by: Yūko Mizutani (Japanese), Kira Vincent-Davis (English)
14-year-old girl.

Ahab Whaling Company[edit]

Voiced by: Shiho Niiyama (episodes 1–19), Makiko Ōmoto (episodes 20–26) (Japanese), Stephanie Nadolny (English)
11 years old probationer.
Voiced by: Keīchi Sonobe (Japanese), David Born (English)
Doc Christiansen. The chief doctor, Ahab’s right arm.
Voiced by: Katsuhisa Hōki (Japanese), Rob Mungle (English)
The chief cook.
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.
Voiced by: Kiyoyuki Yanada (Japanese), Illich Guardiola (English)
A swordsman.
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]

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

Earth Federation[edit]

Voiced by: Tesshō Genda (Japanese), Christopher Ayres (English)
The captain of the Moad garrison. A giant android measuring 3 meters tall.
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.


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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