International Title:
Welcome Back, Mr. McDonald
Japanese Title:
Radio Hour
US Title:
Welcome Back, Mr. McDonald
Alternate Title:
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Production: Toho / Fuji TV
Distributor: Toho
Japan Release Date Japan Running Time
1997 103 Minutes
 
US Distributor: Tidepoint Pictures
US Release Date US Running Time
1999 103 Minutes

Staff
Directed by Koki Mitani
Writing credits Koki Mitani
Produced by Takashi Ishihara, Hisao Masuda, Chiaki Matsushita, Kanjiro Sakura, Yoshinari Shimatani
Music by Takayuki Hattori
Cinematography by Kenji Takama, Junichi Tozawa
Film Editing by Hirohide Abe
Production Design by Tomio Ogawa 
Cast
Ushijima, Producer Masahiko Nishimura
Miyako Suzuki, Script Writer Kyoka Suzuki
Kudo, Director Toshiaki Karasawa
Nokko Senbon, Actress "Mary Jane" Keiko Toda
Hamamura Jo, Actor "Donald McDonald" Toshiyuki Hosokawa
Mitsutoshi Hirose, Actor "Heinrich" Jun Inoue
SuguruHosaka, Narrator Shiro Namiki
Horinouchi, Executive Producer Akira Fuse
Ben Noda, Actor "Father Martin" Takehiko Ono
Bucky, Script "Supervisor" Moro Morooka
Sumi, Kudo's Aid Kaoru Okunuki
Furukawa, Nokko's Aid Yasukiyo Umeno
Shiro Suzuki, Miyako's Husband Yoshimasa Kondo
Harugoro Otaguro, Sound Effects Technician Zen Kajiwara
Mansaku Iori, Old Security Guard Shunji Fujimura
Tatsumi, Sound Booth Worker Hiromasa Taguchi
Truck Driver Ken Watanabe
Cleaner Nobuko Miyamoto
Talk Show Radio Host Kaori Momoi
Gaurd Somegoro Ichikawa
Monster Appearances Aliens, SDF, Misc
None None
Stock Footage Other Points of Interest
None Box Office, Soundtrack

Box Office
Release Date: November 8th, 1997 (Japan)
Distribution Earning: ¥400,000,000 / $3,500,000 (Japan, Rough Figure)

DVDs
Region 1 Welcome Back, Mr. McDonald Kino Video (2003) Order
Region 2 Radio Hour Toho (2000)
Region 2 Radio Hour: Standard Edition Toho (2005)

Reviews
 Staff
   Anthony Romero (3/06/2004) Score: Star Rating 3.5/5
   Nicholas Driscoll (4/10/2007) Score: Star Rating 3/5
 Users
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