|Resident Evil: Degeneration|
|Distributor||Sony Pictures Entertainment |
|Release date||Japan: October 18, 2008 |
North America: December 27, 2008
Resident Evil: Degeneration (バイオハザード ディジェネレーション biohazard DEGENERATION) is the first full-length CG animation feature based upon the Resident Evil series of games. It was announced by Capcom and Sony Pictures Entertainment Japan on October 29, 2007.
Unlike the live-action Resident Evil film franchise, Degeneration is set within the same canon universe as the original video games, taking place "seven years from Raccoon City". The teaser included with the Resident Evil: Extinction DVD and Blu-ray Disc confirmed the appearance of Leon Scott Kennedy and Claire Redfield. The film made its premiere in Japan on October 11, 2008 at the Tokyo Game Show, and was released nationwide one week later on October 18, before coming to DVD and Blu-ray in North America on December 27, 2008.
|Character||English VA||Japanese VA|
|Paul Mercier||Jin Yamanoi|
|Alyson Court||Yūko Kaida|
|Angela Miller||Laura Bailey||Mabuki Antou|
|Greg Glenn||Steve Blum||Masanori Takeda|
|Frederic Downing||Crispin Freeman||Masashi Ebara|
|Curtis Miller||Roger Craig Smith||Rikiya Koyama|
|Senator Ron Davis||Michael Sorich||Masashi Hirose|
|Rani Chawla||Michelle Ruff||Akiko Yajima|
|Ingrid Hannigan||Salli Saffioti|
|Aunt||Mary Elizabeth McGlynn|
|1998 US President (shown in a clip)||Kirk Thornton|
|Chris Redfield (Mentioned only)|
|William Birkin (Flashback only)|
(all except for Miguel Grandé are conjectural based on their professions and/or roles in the story)
- Miguel Grandé
- Davis' Assistant
- Davis' Bodyguards
- VIP Lounge Hostess
- Police Chief
- PFBC News Reporter
- Airline Passenger
- Airline Stewardess
- Marine Captain
DVD and Blu-RayEdit
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment have announced the Region 1 DVD and Blu-ray release of Resident Evil: Degeneration on December 27, 2008.
Features marked with the asterisk are Blu-ray exclusive:
N-Gage and iOS GameEdit
A non-canon game based on Degeneration has been made for the cell phone N-Gage entitled biohazard DEGENERATION. . In 2009, it was released in the US and UK for iOS devices. It currently remains as one of the only portable Resident Evil games with another one being Resident Evil 4.
Only Leon is playable in the game. Claire also appears in the game but is not playable.
A Lite version for iOS currently exists of Resident Evil: Degeneration.