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Japan: T.O Entertainment, Inc.
US: FUNimation Entertainment
Dragon Age: Dawn of the Seeker is an animated feature film by BioWare and FUNimation set in the Dragon Age universe. The Japanese version was released to movie theaters on February 11, 2012, while the English version was released on Blu-ray and DVD on May 29. The story is about Cassandra Pentaghast who investigates a conspiracy in the Chantry. Orlais is visited, in addition to new locations.
In the land of Orlais, a brash young Seeker—Cassandra—fights to stop a blood-soaked conspiracy. Hidden hands seek to tear apart the realm's most powerful religious order, and as the sinister plot unfolds, Cassandra is accused of treason and murder. Hunted by friend and foe alike, the impulsive beauty must clear her name while clashing with corrupt templars and rogue blood mages. Should she fail, the executioner’s blade awaits. Should she overcome her rage and expose the unseen forces threatening the rule of the Divine, Cassandra will take her place in legend.
The film follows the past of Cassandra Pentaghast, a Nevarran royal who embarks on a journey to unearth a conspiracy within the Chantry. One evening, Cassandra witnesses Byron taking a girl out of prison. When asked why, he tells her that the girl holds the key to a conspiracy, but are suddenly under attack by blood mages. The movie takes place in 9:22 Dragon.
For the Japanese version, Chiaki Kuriyama voices Cassandra Pentaghast, Shōsuke Tanihara as Regalyan D'Marcall and Gackt as the Knight-Commander. Gackt also sings the movie's theme song, "Until the Last Day".
- Cassandra Pentaghast (Colleen Clinkenbeard; Chiaki Kuriyama)
- Regalyan D'Marcall (J. Michael Tatum; Shosuke Tanihara)
- Frenic (Chuck Huber; Hiroshi Iwasaki)
- Grand cleric Callista (Brina Palencia; Kaya Matsutani)
- Byron (John Swasey; Tetsuo Komura)
- High Seeker Aldren (R Bruce Elliott; Takaya Hashi)
- Knight-Commander Martel (Christopher Sabat; Gackt)
- Divine Beatrix III (Pam Dougherty; Gara Takashima)
- Lazarro (Mike McFarland; Hiromi Sugino)
- First Enchanter Edmonde (Kenny Green; Kazuaki Ito)
- Alte (Joel McDonald; Hajime Iijima)
- Blood Mages (Ryusaku Chijiwa)
- Anthony Pentaghast (John Burgmeier; Eiji Miyashita)
- Avexis (Monica Rial; Tomoko Nakamura)
- Revered Mother (Luci Christian; Junko Kitanishi)
- When Knight-Commander Martel mentions the events in Kirkwall, he refers to the rebellion in 9:21 Dragon (see Perrin Threnhold) rather than the Kirkwall Rebellion.
- At the end of the film, it is shown that only one living Grand Cleric, colored orange from an unidentified nation, is standing next to the Divine. How the deceased Grand Clerics will be replaced will probably be up to the Chantries of each nation or perhaps they may be appointed by the Divine.
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- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Dragon Age: Dawn of the Seeker official website (Japanese). Retrieved November 28, 2011.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 Dragon Age: Dawn of the Seeker on Amazon.com Retrieved February 5, 2012.
- ↑ Landis, Daniel (July 22, 2011). "BioWare announces movie based on Dragon Age 2". Examiner.com. Retrieved July 22, 2011.
- ↑ "Dragon Age: Dawn of the Seeker". Official website. Retrieved January 27, 2012.
- ↑ Gaider, David. "Private communication via Tumblr". Retrieved February 3, 2013.
- ↑ Dragon Age: The World of Thedas volume 1, page 143
- ↑ "Battle Royale/Kill Bill's Kuriyama, Gackt Star in Dragon Age". Anime News Network. Retrieved December 10, 2011.
- ↑ Gaider, David. "Twitter". Posted on 26 Aug, 2012.