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Dragon Half

Dragon Half

Alternative Titles

Japanese: ドラゴンハーフ

Information

Type: OVA
Episodes: 2
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Mar 26, 1993 to May 28, 1993
Duration: 30 min. per episode
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 7.121 (scored by 5644 users)
Ranked: #16982
Popularity: #2094
Members: 8,872
Favorites: 40
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2 based on the top anime page.

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Popular Tags

comedy fantasy

Synopsis

Mink—the daughter of a dragon and a retired dragonslaying knight—sets out on a journey to get tickets for a concert held by Dick Saucer, world-famous teen idol and dragon hunter. Meanwhile, the corrupt king of the land is trying to take her hostage to get at her mother, and his magic-using daughter seeks to foil Mink's quest out of sheer spite.

(Source: ANN)

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Adaptation: Dragon Half

Characters & Voice Actors

Mink
Mink
Main
Mitsuishi, Kotono
Japanese
Mitsuishi, Kotono
Calvello, Jessica
English
Calvello, Jessica
...
Lufa
Lufa
Main
Kouda, Mariko
Japanese
Kouda, Mariko
Earhart, Jennifer K.
English
Earhart, Jennifer K.
Pia
Pia
Main
Haag, Hilary
English
Haag, Hilary
Kawata, Taeko
Japanese
Kawata, Taeko
Vena
Vena
Supporting
Lee, Amanda Winn
English
Lee, Amanda Winn
Sakuma, Rei
Japanese
Sakuma, Rei

Staff

Sasaki, Shiro
Producer
Ishikawa, Mitsuhisa
Producer
Sadamitsu, Shinya
Director, Episode Director, Script, Storyboard
Mitsuishi, Kotono
Theme Song Performance



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Nov 7, 2010
Colonelfancy
The early and mid 90's were probably the golden age of mindless comedy in anime as far as my viewing goes. A lot of it was just as hit and miss as any other period of time, but the field was vast, filled with various styles of comedic offerings, like Compiler and Junk Boy. Dragon Half is one of these, an OVA parody of RPGs and fantasy adventures, and is the best of the sub-genre I've seen to this day, without a close second.
The plot is incredibly simple, but it's all the motivation a comedy needs. Something as easy as a half dragon read more
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Jul 6, 2007
RuneYue
Dragon Half is one of the older anime shows that you find yourself loving for the humour, plot(-holed like swiss cheese), character personalities but not much in the aspect of imagery.

The animation was well done at the time it came out, and still better than half the things I end up finding on TV, but as of recent days it would either be considered of a "skilled wannabe" or "classic" quality depending on your tastes. Duller than what's around nowadays, in anotherwords.

Although it kept me vastly entertained (and somehow made my supply of pocky disappear), I find the fact that after only two read more
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Recommendations

Both are 2 episode OVAs from the early 90s with wacky humor and fantasy elements. The emphasis is on wacky humor and not caring about making sense.

Opening Theme

"Taosu zo! Red Dragon" by Yasunori Matsumoto

Ending Theme

"Watashi no Tamagoyaki" by Kotono Mitsuishi

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