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Professor Layton and the Eternal Diva (2009)

Eiga Reiton-kyôju to eien no utahime (original title)
Layton and Luke are caught up in an adventure, when a masked figure steals an entire opera house and forces those in attendance to play a high-stakes game. The winner will receive eternal life, but it could mean death for the losers.

Director:

Masakazu Hashimoto

Writers:

Akihiro Hino (story), Aya Matsui (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Yô Ôizumi ... Layton (voice)
Maki Horikita ... Luke (voice)
Nana Mizuki Nana Mizuki ... Janice Quatlane (voice)
Atsuro Watabe Atsuro Watabe ... Descole (voice)
Saki Aibu Saki Aibu ... Remi (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Maria Darling Maria Darling ... Luke Triton / Annie Dretche (voice)
Wayne Forester Wayne Forester ... Curtis O'Donnell (voice)
Marianne Graffam Marianne Graffam ... Flora Reinhard (voice)
Sarah Hadland ... Celia Raidley (voice)
David Holt ... Marco Brock (voice)
Kikuko Inoue ... Celia
Iemasa Kayumi Iemasa Kayumi ... Oswald Whistler (voice)
Jonathan Keeble Jonathan Keeble ... Jean Descole (voice)
LiLiCo LiLiCo ... Annie Dretche (voice)
Christopher Robin Miller ... Professor Layton (voice)
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Storyline

Archeologist and avid puzzle solver Professor Layton and his assistant Luke think back to one of their earliest cases together... Famed singer Janice Quatlane requests Layton's help after a strange meeting with a little girl. The girl claims to posses eternal life and to be the reincarnation of Janice's friend Melina. Layton and Luke attend Janice's new opera. At the end of the performance, the guests are startled to find that the entire opera house has been converted into a ship and a mystery man now holds them all captive. The man forces them to solve a series of riddles. The winner will receive the secret to eternal life, but it could mean death for the losers.... Written by L. Hamre

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Taglines:

800-mannin ijô ga toita, naita; ano kandô no game ga tsuini eigaka! (The game solved by over 800 million people is finally being made into a movie!) See more »


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Country:

Japan | Singapore

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

19 December 2009 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Professor Layton and the Eternal Diva See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$6,140,049
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Color:

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The scenes that take place in present time take place inbetween The Curious Village and Diabolical Box/Pandora's Box while the scenes set in the past take place inbetween The Last Specter and Mask of Miracle See more »


Soundtracks

Eien no utahime
("The Eternal Diva")
Performed by Nana Mizuki (as Jenis Quatlane)
Lyrics by Akihiro Hino
Music and arrangement by Tsuneyoshi Saito (as Tsuneyoshi Saitô)
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Average Adaptation
11 January 2014 | by ronkoyamaSee all my reviews

This is an average adaptation. Just think of it as being a video game story and you will be fine. The voice actors are all decent for what they are being asked to do...bearing in mind that this review is only for the English version of this video which is the only version I have seen obviously. The characters are also obviously pretty one dimensional, not very deep, so it's hard to judge the talent of the voices here. They are all okay. The level of the writing is pretty weak as I said already, with it being the level of a video game, and the jokes are just stupid for the most part. This is a movie that is just for young kids.


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