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Iria: Zeiram The Animation


Alternative Titles

English: Iria: Zeiram The Animation
Japanese: イ・リ・ア ゼイラム The Animation

Information

Type: OVA
Episodes: 6
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jun 23, 1994 to Nov 21, 1994
Producers: None found, add some
Studios: Ashi Productions
Source: Other
Duration: 27 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Statistics

Score: 7.221 (scored by 4,687 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #25352
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2842
Members: 9,475
Favorites: 54
7.22
Ranked #2535Popularity #2842Members 9,475
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Episodes: /6

Synopsis

Iria is the story of a girl and the Alien being she loves to hate. The series begins with her brother, Gren, taking a job. He is a bounty hunter, and one well known for his incredible skill. Iria, being a skilled apprentice bounty hunter herself, tags along. What is the job, one might ask. It is to find out what has happened to the crew and cargo of a Space Station. Needless to say, nothing is as it seems, and the war between Iria and Zeiram begins in earnest.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Iria
Iria
Main
Hisakawa, Aya
Japanese
Hisakawa, Aya
Zeiram
Zeiram
Main
Takagi, Wataru
Japanese
Takagi, Wataru
Bob
Bob
Main
Ikeda, Masaru
Japanese
Ikeda, Masaru
Kei
Kei
Main
Kanai, Mika
Japanese
Kanai, Mika

Staff

Amino, Tetsuro
Amino, Tetsuro
Director, Script, Storyboard
Arakawa, Naruhisa
Arakawa, Naruhisa
Script
Takahashi, Naohito
Takahashi, Naohito
Storyboard
Katsura, Masakazu
Katsura, Masakazu
Original Character Design


Edit Opening Theme

"Tokete Iku Yume no Hate ni" ("溶けていく夢の果てに, At the End of the Melting Dream") by Yayoi Goto

Edit Ending Theme

"Yume wa Toi Keredo ("夢は遠いけれど)" by Saeko



More reviewsReviews

Patty_chan
Nov 19, 2008
First of all: Iria- Zeiram the Animation fits the sci-fi and adventure genres. If you are interested in watching this title, get prepared to watch some nice fighting scenes!

Story: Iria is a bounty hunter, and follows her brother´s footsteps.
She goes along with Gren (her brother) to a mission...and since that she won´t get satisfied until she destroys Zeiram...an alien lifeform created to kill and destroy.
The plot is fantastic! 10/10

Art: Even though the artwork isn´t recent, I think it is wonderful...the colors well chosen, the graphics well made and lets admit: Iria is a gorgeous bounty hunter!
10/10

Sound: The background music is very good! It is old read more
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jyagan0
Jun 10, 2014
Another anime classic that I caught on the Sci-Fi channel about 10 years ago. (C'mon, Sci-Fi, start showing anime again!) Iria: Zeiram the Animation is a 6 episode mini-series that actually be likened to a 3-hour action flick. Iria shines becuase of the world and chracters that are created. The characters themselves are well-done are show a good amount of depth and personality for a mini-series. Escpecially the titular character, Iria. Iria is a tough-as-nails bounty hunter who is just starting out, but her character is still that of a young woman. Strong but feminine. Iria is a great role-model for young women, and a read more
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sizest300
Mar 13, 2016
Coming from a somewhat unknown studio, Ashi Productions, and an unknown director, Tetsuro Amino, there was much to speculate how decent this could be. An action story about a rookie bounty hunter named Iria, comes into a battle conflict against an unstoppable killing lifeform called a Zeiram.

With a plot straight to the point, live and get rid of the Zeiram, this anime knows what it is. Spanning as a 6 episode OVA series, each episode is different, yet a continuation on each other. Time continues between each episode until Iria must have another life and death battle between her and the Zeiram.

Even though the anime read more
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Sara_Isayama
Feb 8, 2016
Iria: Zeiram is a rare Gem of an anime. It features some things found in almost no other anime. The world design in particular is very unique. The houses, props, vehicles, and general setting are very unique to this anime, and you don't see anything like that in most other anime. The closest similarities I can think of would be Outlaw Star or Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind. It definitely stands out in terms of prop and world design.

Story wise, Iria is a unique and classic sci-fi anime. It takes place in a universe where there are many established planets that people read more
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