Ranked #3728

Dragonaut: The Resonance

Alternative Titles

English: Dragonaut - The Resonance
Japanese: ドラゴノーツ-ザ・レソナンス-


Type: TV
Episodes: 25
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 4, 2007 to Mar 27, 2008
Premiered: Fall 2007
Broadcast: Unknown
Source: Unknown
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity
L represents licensing company


Score: 6.841 (scored by 18,517 users)
Ranked: #37282
Popularity: #1068
Members: 38,870
Favorites: 82
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Twenty years prior to the story's beginning, an asteroid headed for Earth destroys Pluto. Due to Pluto's destruction, the asteroid, which is dubbed Thanatos, becomes temporarily stagnant. Now, in order to avoid Earth's impending destruction, the International Solarsystem Development Agency (ISDA) works on the "D-Project", and creates the "Dragonaut" after finding a dragon egg under the ocean. This weapon's primary purpose is to destroy the asteroid when the time comes. However, they soon find out that the asteroid is not their only threat, as powerful dragon-like creatures, which are bent on destruction, appear on Earth.

After witnessing a murder by one of the creatures, Jin Kamishina, a lonely 18-year-old boy who lost his family in a shuttle accident two years ago, gets involved in the mysteries of the dragons and becomes the chosen pilot of the Dragonaut. Helping him on his journey is Toa, a mysterious girl who saves him from falling to his death after the creature attacks him. As they get deeper into the mysteries of the dragons, they encounter new friends and enemies, and also begin to develop a closer relationship.

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Chihara, Minori
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Kamishina, Jin
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Ono, Daisuke
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Suwabe, Junichi
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Miyake, Masanori
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Tsuruoka, Yota
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Sound Director
Vale, Eric
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Opening Theme

"perfect blue" by Jazzin' Park

Ending Theme

#1: "Rain Of Love" by Yukari Fukui
#2: "Fight Or Flight" by Yuu Kobayashi

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Apr 30, 2015

This anime is not for me. It started out a little weird, but passed the 3 episode test. It would be watchable except for 2 huge sticking points, for me.

Sticking Point 1) Implausible Fan Service. This is more of an annoyance and able to be overlooked, but two characters are REALLY overdone. I love T&A as much as the next guy, but this was just so ridiculous as to be distracting. (It's Garnet and Machina.)

Sticking Point 2) Plot Holes the size of Optimus Prime. This was the deal breaker and made me drop the show after ep 8. There's a point where read more
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Jul 9, 2015
I don't believe this is that popular of an anime (pfcht, cause it sucked) because I would have never even known about it if didn't pop up on the side of Youtube.

Personally for me, the first few episodes of the anime wasn't that bad. The plot was moderate, it wasn't anything fan-girl worthy but not down-right atrocious (like Diabolik Lovers, holy sh*t) right off the bat. I even managed to make it up to ep 12.
I watched this a looonng way back but I can still remember why it left a gi-hugic stain in my browser history: the skja;la;j;JF;Lkjdf;jsf!!! (╬ ̄皿 ̄)凸 read more
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Mar 31, 2008
Dragonauts is another anime done by Gonzo. This show shows some promise, but due to certain presentation of its characters and style, it pretty much falls back quite a bit.

Story: The beginning of the show starts off with a young Kamashina Jin as he witnesses his family's deaths as their space shuttle gets blown to bits by a mysterious falling object from space. The main plot then follows an older Kamashina Jin as he gets thrust into a world of government secrets concerning "dragons", envoys sent by a living asteroid... thing called Thanatos floating around the remains of Pluto. Enter the Dragonauts, an elite team read more
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Apr 2, 2008
This show had a lot going for it: good clean animation, a range of interesting-looking characters, a reasonable story line...and dragons (because we all love dragons...well, I do)
The problems arise because all, or at least most, of this potential disappears due to a lack of following through.
The characters reveal themselves to be pretty detestable. I said they were interesting-looking, but once they started opening their mouths, well, that's a different matter. The only ones I didn't hate or at least dislike were the ones that never really had enough airtime for me to build up a dislike for them. They were mostly flat and underdeveloped read more
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The female main character is in a way similar, and there is alot action in them, but the main reason might be, similarity of the character styles.

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atleast the first half of Dragonaut will remind you of Melody.
1. they ride machines, that have a human form.
2. the riders have a special bond with machine
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4. the lover is condemned to fate forced away from protagonist
5. they go in space
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wow on the first episode i saw of tis i automaticaly thougt "wow this is VERY CLOSE to dragonaut :the resonance"
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i swear its a good match 
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