Sonic the Hedgehog: The Movie

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Synonyms: Sonic OVA
Japanese: ソニック★ザ★ヘッジホッグ
English: Sonic the Hedgehog: The Movie
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Type: OVA
Episodes: 2
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 26, 1996
Producers: Sega
Licensors: ADV Films
Studios: Pierrot
Source: Game
Genres: AdventureAdventure, ComedyComedy, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Theme: AnthropomorphicAnthropomorphic
Duration: 30 min. per ep.
Rating: PG - Children


Score: 6.891 (scored by 1301713,017 users)
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Ranked: #47212
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Living in the wreckage of a rusty old airplane on the shimmering shores of South Island, Sonic the Hedgehog and his buddy Miles "Tails" Prower have not a care in the world. The president of Planet Freedom urgently summons the duo, but trouble is afoot when Sonic and Tails instead find the good-for-nothing Dr. Eggman lounging about his office as if it were his own.

While Sonic would prefer to scramble Eggman and move on with his day, the doctor claims not to have new plans for world domination. He instead pleads for help: the generator powering Eggman's home city of Eggmanland has been hijacked and overloaded by a mysterious menace. If left unattended, it will explode, taking both Eggman and Sonic's homes with it.

Reluctantly agreeing on the off chance Eggman is telling the truth, Sonic and Tails set out into the abyss—where an unknown yet uncannily familiar enemy lies in wait.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]


Sonic★the★Hedgehog was released in English as Sonic the Hedgehog: The Movie on VHS and DVD by ADV Films on September 7, 1999. The company later re-released the film on DVD on January 13, 2004, including both the Japanese and English dub.

Characters & Voice Actors


Fujiyama, Fusanobu
Sound Director
Naka, Yuuji
Production Assistant
Campbell, Charles
ADR Director, Recording Engineer
Akashi, Seiko
Art Director


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Ending Theme

"Look-a-like" by Riu Konaka (こなかりゆ)


Dec 4, 2008
I think most people out there are acquainted with the little blue hedgehog known as Sonic, he has been a popular character in both America and Japan for years. He has also stared in 2 OVA titles combined to make one movie, and while its not perfectly made, it shouldn't let down the Sonic or anime fans out there.

Story: 6/10
Works well enough, basically its up to Sonic to stop an evil robot called "Metal Robotnik," though Metal Sonic is actually the primary villain here. It keeps things all around balanced as Sonic first starts out relaxing at the beach, then later is battle his way ...
Dec 28, 2008
Mixed Feelings
I'm a Sonic fan, and I have been for a long time, but to be honest, I didn't really like this, and here's why-

Story: The story for the Sonic OVA/Movie is just like any other Sonic franchise, Sonic has to stop the villains no matter what cost. The story was very strong. You have Sonic and Tails at the beginning looking out for villains when they stop into Robotnik. Apparently Robotnik has "captured" the Mayor and his daughter. Suddenly, a robot named Black Eggman (or Metal Robotnik in the dub) appears in Eggmanland (or Robotropolis in the dub), and Sonic then goes to defeat the ...
Jun 25, 2016
And now for another installment of Lawlmartz rips your childhood.

"Shut up, Tails!" - Sonic

Oh Sonic. Sonic, why will Sega not let you die? Sonic. The Blue Blur. Coldsteel the hedgeheg. Sanic. Sonichu. The list goes on and on- abominations born of a corpse thrown in a shallow grave, dug up time and time again to be paraded around with a new video game installment that makes "a new low" an understatement, every time. I played Sonic the Hedgehog '06, and dear GOD was it bad. Underscored by bestiality, plagued with terrible controls, and a plot so damn awful that I couldn't have shit a worse ...

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