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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".[1] 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

Leon S. Kennedy

Paul Mercier Jin Yamanoi

Claire Redfield

Alyson Court Yūko Kaida
Angela Miller Laura Bailey Mabuki Antou
Curtis Miller Roger Craig Smith Rikiya Koyama
Frederic Downing Crispin Freeman Masashi Ebara
Rani Chawla Michelle Ruff Akiko Yajima
Senator Ron Davis Michael Sorich Masashi Hirose
Ingrid Hannigan Salli Saffioti
Aunt Mary Elizabeth McGlynn
Greg Glenn Steve Blum Masanori Takeda
WilPharma CEO Michael McConnohie
President Kirk Thornton

Uncredited AppearancesEdit

(all except for Miguel Grandé are conjectural based on their professions and/or roles in the story)

Production CrewEdit

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.

  • Walmart has an exclusive pack that includes Resident Evil: Degeneration on DVD with a Degeneration T-shirt
  • Also an exclusive steelbook that includes a bonus disk, Program Alice: Activated.


  • 1.78:1 Anamorphic Widescreen (DVD)
  • 1080P 1.78:1 Widescreen (Blu-ray)


  • English and Portuguese DD5.1 Surround;
  • French, Spanish and Thai Dolby Surround (DVD)
  • English 5.1 Dolby True HD;
  • French, Spanish, Portuguese and Thai DD5.1 Surround (Blu-ray)

Special FeaturesEdit

Features marked with the asterisk are Blu-ray exclusive:

  • English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean and Thai subtitles
  • The Generation of DEGENERATION featurette
  • Character Profiles
  • Voice Bloopers
  • Faux Leon Interview (actually an interview with Leon's mo-cap actor)
  • Resident Evil: Degeneration Trailers
  • Resident Evil: Degeneration Tokyo Game Show Trailer
  • Resident Evil 5 Special Footage
  • "BonusView" Interactive PiP: Viewers will have the ability to access one of three picture-in-picture streams at any point during the film (feature length animatics, motion capture and storyboard)*
  • Pop-Up Trivia Track*
  • BD-Live Enabled*

N-Gage and iOS GameEdit

A non-canon game based on Degeneration has been made for the cell phone N-Gage entitled biohazard DEGENERATION. [1]. 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.

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.


  1. バイオハザード ディジェネレーション - オフィシャルサイト. Retrieved on 2014-09-11.

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