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07-11-10, 4:58 PM

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According to Super Dash Bunko, a TV anime of Kizaki Kaya's light novel "Dragon Crisis" was announced.

Dragon Crisis novel official website

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Director: Tachibana Hideki ("H2O ~Footprints in the Sand~")
Series Organizer: Kurata Hideyuki
Character Design & Graphic Director: Ishihama Masashi ("R.O.D the TV")
Production Studio: Studio DEEN

Synopsis:
A normal high school boy Kisaragi Ryuji's peaceful life is turned into an adventure by the return of his second cousin Eriko. Ryuji and Eriko seize a relic box from a black broker. In the box, they find a red dragon girl Rose. In order to protect Rose from the black organization, Ryuji decides to fight using his power as a relic handler.

Sources: Scan of the notice, Super Dash official website
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07-11-10, 5:07 PM

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Oh boy... doesn't that sound interesting and unique... Never read the light novel, but based on the synopsis, it doesn't sound that great.

 
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07-11-10, 5:13 PM

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Eh
 
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07-11-10, 5:19 PM

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Sounds veeeeerry so-not-unique.

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If two of these girls kiss, then I'm definitely watching. Otherwise, bai-bai.
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07-11-10, 5:19 PM

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Those eyes!!
 
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07-11-10, 5:26 PM

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I'll pass


 
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07-11-10, 5:29 PM

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A normal high school boy, eh? Oh man, that'll probably suck big time.
 
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07-11-10, 5:36 PM

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What happened to the times when each light novel adaptation brought us something fresh and unique.
 
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07-11-10, 5:55 PM

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The title sounded cool and I got my hopes up for a high fantasy series. Alas, it just sounds like another 'normal boy without any personality finds a magic girl and also acquires a harem' type of story. Not very interesting at all.
 
07-11-10, 5:59 PM

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Come on guys! It's about a boy who encounters a mysterious girl and gains super powers to fight off some evil......
Wow, that really does sound like every shounen ever made. Except with a harem. Oh boy...

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07-11-10, 6:04 PM

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sounds very generic...
although i do like the art
 
07-11-10, 6:09 PM

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Kana-tan said:
sounds very generic...
although i do like the art


expresses my thoughts very well
If your going to complain that Yu-Gi-Oh! Mangas are on the top NY times manga best sellers, you must not realize how popular Card games are(as well as the fact that you get a free card).
 
07-11-10, 6:26 PM

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Replace "Dragon" with "Dino" and then we can start talking.


 
07-11-10, 6:42 PM

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Sounds original..........................................what?


 
07-11-10, 6:57 PM

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Nice art, maybe I'll check it...
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A normal high school boy

...nevermind.
 
07-11-10, 6:58 PM

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dtshyk said:
the black organization

(insert Detective Conan joke here)


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07-11-10, 7:02 PM

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Looks very uninteresting but maybe it can surprise us when it's out... I think?

kkslider5552000 said:
dtshyk said:
the black organization

(insert Detective Conan joke here)


Lolz XD
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07-11-10, 7:03 PM

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probably going to be just as bad as the adaptation of Deltora Quest
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07-11-10, 7:06 PM

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wow c00l idea for a story
 
07-11-10, 7:09 PM

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Sounds uninteresting.
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07-11-10, 7:22 PM

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if its action packed im in
 
07-11-10, 7:25 PM

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Looks boring and cliché. Not interested.
 
07-11-10, 8:14 PM

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Blushing lolis must watch. :D

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07-11-10, 9:02 PM

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no thanks.



 
07-11-10, 11:11 PM

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Sounds somehow... typical.
Will see.
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07-11-10, 11:23 PM

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Rychu_lubicz said:
What happened to the times when each light novel adaptation brought us something fresh and unique.


The market has become saturated with too many light novels (I blame Haruhi) and thus quality is not an issue anymore.

Now even harem series are being written in light novel form its jarring....

 
07-11-10, 11:42 PM

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loli_slayer said:
Rychu_lubicz said:
What happened to the times when each light novel adaptation brought us something fresh and unique.


The market has become saturated with too many light novels (I blame Haruhi) and thus quality is not an issue anymore.

Now even harem series are being written in light novel form its jarring....


Did I ever mention Kanokon was based off a LN? Not that I ever watched it but hey

Otherwise, yeah, they are just sticking to used formulas that will guarantee about break-even sales. I mean, just look at the viewer ratings for stuff like Yojohan.
 
07-12-10, 12:41 AM

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DrakeWants2Speak said:
Eh

The exact reaction to the news.
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07-12-10, 1:17 AM

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What IS the point of these harem/bishoujo light novels anyway? If the main attraction is pretty girls, then why write a work that is 80% text and 20% images?

Novels should be works which have intricate plots which would be difficult to using any other medium. Otherwise, the writer should try to write a visual novel (a video game, so completley different from a light novel) instead.
 
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plot: /fail
art: good

I'll be watching this just for the lulz XD
 
07-12-10, 6:22 AM

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ecchi + harem

it is just me or we have a lot of anime of this kind recently?
 
07-12-10, 7:17 AM

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HollywoodJustice said:
Replace "Dragon" with "Dino" and then we can start talking.

You, kind sir, just made my day with this comment.
 
07-12-10, 8:48 AM

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Might as well try...and drop it early if it doesn't go too well.
 
07-12-10, 10:35 AM

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not bad
 
07-12-10, 1:50 PM

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Surprised no-one's mentioned the Haruhi look-a-like on the scan...

Fff the word dragon in connection to the name "Rose" makes me think of American Dragon. Even though this sounds NOTHING like American Dragon otherwise. XD
Art reminds me of Hayate no Gotoku.

Probably won't watch. -shrug-
 
07-12-10, 2:11 PM

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Actually sounds pretty dang boring.
 
07-12-10, 2:37 PM

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Sounds like shit, but I love that blue sex hair.

 
08-13-10, 7:23 AM

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Lol this sounds so cliche... but I'm just gonna give it a try, u know why not XD
 
09-01-10, 9:01 AM

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Nice art but those eyes are really weird...
Story sounds boring, don't think I will watch this one.
 
09-01-10, 9:49 AM

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If eechi , i may try watch it.
Art is nice but story look normal.
 
09-01-10, 11:27 AM

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I hope plot would be good.
 
10-07-10, 2:04 AM

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Sylpheed said:
I hope plot would be good.


"The Black Organization", "a normal high school boy"?

Good luck with that, tuts ^_-
 
10-19-10, 10:27 PM

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Kinda boring.
The art looks nice though.
 
12-18-10, 12:53 PM

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FOE-tan said:
What IS the point of these harem/bishoujo light novels anyway? If the main attraction is pretty girls, then why write a work that is 80% text and 20% images?

To try and get animation studios interested.
 
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Wintergreen said:
The title sounded cool and I got my hopes up for a high fantasy series. Alas, it just sounds like another 'normal boy without any personality finds a magic girl and also acquires a harem' type of story. Not very interesting at all.


My thoughts exactly! I heard there was a new show called Dragon Crisis....so here I am, all excited, and go to check it out, and what do I find?!?!?! Pretty looking crap! WHERE'S MA DAMN DRAGONS PEOPLE?!?!?!

I will definitely pass. I hate harem types the most :'( I wouldn't even care if he was this 'normal boy'.....but why does everyone need a freakin' harem?
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I wanted dragons too! sadface
 
01-09-11, 1:47 PM

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37wallflower73 said:
Wintergreen said:
The title sounded cool and I got my hopes up for a high fantasy series. Alas, it just sounds like another 'normal boy without any personality finds a magic girl and also acquires a harem' type of story. Not very interesting at all.


My thoughts exactly! I heard there was a new show called Dragon Crisis....so here I am, all excited, and go to check it out, and what do I find?!?!?! Pretty looking crap! WHERE'S MA DAMN DRAGONS PEOPLE?!?!?!

I will definitely pass. I hate harem types the most :'( I wouldn't even care if he was this 'normal boy'.....but why does everyone need a freakin' harem?

Because women are pleasant to look at and don't detract from the plot?

FOE-tan said:
What IS the point of these harem/bishoujo light novels anyway? If the main attraction is pretty girls, then why write a work that is 80% text and 20% images?

Novels should be works which have intricate plots which would be difficult to using any other medium. Otherwise, the writer should try to write a visual novel (a video game, so completley different from a light novel) instead.


I would hazard a guess that there is a somewhat intricate plot in there, and it just also has harem, bishoujo etc.

As far as why write a harem ln instead of just doing the anime? The same argument could be made for Manga, and yet a new ecchi harem manga is born every day.

Heck, James Bond was originally a set of novels. Why write James Bond as a novel when the selling point is a devilishly attractive secret agent seducing female agents and engaging in all manner of action scenes? Because some of us don't view reading as a bad thing. Because the author is taking efforts to bypass the limits of his craft, keep us interested in women despite not having a picture displaying every frame of her walk to the grocery store.

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Come on guys! It's about a boy who encounters a mysterious girl and gains super powers to fight off some evil......
Wow, that really does sound like every shounen ever made. Except with a harem. Oh boy...

Um, I didn't see anything about him gaining super powers. At the very least it would seem "His power as a relic handler" would seem to be a pre-existing power. And likely isn't a power so much as a level of skill in handling relics. Anyway, at the end of the day I'm a fan of shonen so I don't foresee any problems.
 
01-10-11, 7:23 PM

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well said and thanks Gangler
 
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Normal and normal. . . I don't know about that but the anime was kind of interesting but to short considering the light novel series are now 11 volumes. 12 anime episodes are just not even close to enough. . . started reading the first book in the series yesterday though but my Japanese isn't the best yet so it will take a while :D
 
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i cant find a english tanslation of this since i found it intresting
 
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