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Kurenai no Buta

English: Porco Rosso
Synonyms: The Scarlet Pig
Japanese: 紅の豚
Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 18, 1992
Producers: Tokuma Shoten, Nippon Television Network Corporation
Licensors: Walt Disney Studios, GKids
Studios: Studio Ghibli
Source: Manga
Genres: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Historical, Military, Romance
Duration: 1 hr. 33 min.
Rating: G - All Ages
Score: 8.03 (scored by 46,640 users)
Ranked: #497
Popularity: #785
Members: 72,093
Favorites: 524

Description of Kurenai no Buta

Porco Rosso is a veteran WWI fighter pilot turned bounty hunter, who has been transformed into an anthropomorphic pig through a rare curse. He was once known as Marco Pagot while still in his human form, but took up a new alias which suits his current image better, "Red Pig."

At the beginning of Kurenai no Buta, Porco is reunited with his long-time friend Gina at a hotel, and unexpectedly falls in love with her. Despite his strange form, Gina shows him all the affection that she can muster. But Porco has a love rival to deal with. An American ace fighter named Curtis is also after Gina's heart, and although she rejects his proposals, he is not about to let her go so easily. During his return flight to Milan, Curtis sneaks up behind Porco's plane and shoots him down. The plane is completely destroyed and Porco is proclaimed dead, but due to a stroke of luck, he barely managed to survive the crash, unbeknownst to others.

Porco must now continue his journey back by train, and suddenly discovers that there has been a warrant issued for his arrest in Italy. Not only does he need to find Gina, but he must also get his revenge and also deal with the oncoming war that threatens the whole of Europe.

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List of Characters and Actors

 
Ootsuka, Akio
Japanese  
 
Curtis, Donald
Main  
 
Okamura, Akemi
Japanese  
 
Piccolo, Fio
Main  
 
Corvo, Massimo
Italian  
 
Rosso, Porco
Main  
 
Egan, Susan
English  
 
Gina
Supporting  
 
Kamijo, Tsunehiko
Japanese  
 
Mamma Aruta Gang Boss
Supporting  
 
Katsura, Sanshi
Japanese  
 
Piccolo, Grandpa
Supporting  

List of Staffs

 
Miyazaki, Hayao
Director, Storyboard, Editing, Screenplay
 
Kato, Tokiko
Theme Song Performance
 
Andou, Masashi
Key Animation
 
 
Inamura, Takeshi
In-Between Animation
 
Iso, Mitsuo
Key Animation
 
Kanada, Yoshinori
Key Animation
 
Kawaguchi, Toshio
Animation Director
 
Kondou, Yoshifumi
Key Animation
 
Konishi, Kenichi
In-Between Animation
 
Maeda, Mahiro
Key Animation
 
Minowa, Hiroko
Key Animation
 
Momose, Yoshiyuki
Key Animation
 
Oga, Kazuo
Background Art
 
Ohira, Shinya
Key Animation
 
Okui, Atsushi
Director of Photography
 
Onoda, Kazuyoshi
In-Between Animation
 
Ootsuka, Shinji
Key Animation
 
Satou, Yoshiharu
Key Animation
 
Seyama, Takeshi
Editing
 
Tateno, Hitomi
Animation Check
 
Yasuda, Michiyo
Color Design
 
Yoshida, Kenichi
Key Animation