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Synonyms: Urda: Third Reich
Japanese: ウルダ


Type: ONA
Episodes: 5
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 5, 2002 to Jan 5, 2003
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: Media Blasters
Studios: Romanov Films
Source: Unknown
Duration: 6 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 4.881 (scored by 1,113 users)
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Ranked: #77282
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Popularity: #5335
Members: 2,227
Favorites: 2
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This fictional story took place in Europe around 1943. At that time Nazi secretly plotted a plan called Urda. Two agents, Janet and Erna received a task to investigate and prevent the completion of the secret plan.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Kurtz, Erna
Kurtz, Erna
Kurtz, Glimhild
Kurtz, Glimhild
Hunter, Janet
Hunter, Janet


Higa, Romanov
Higa, Romanov

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Mar 9, 2009
A thirty minute OVA showcasing unbelievably bad CG, and one of the worst storylines ever to be brought to DVD.

Story: 1
The plot's only redeeming factor is that it is present. The show is essentially about a duo of rebels who attempt to stop a group of Nazis from obtaining a time traveling NASA space shuttle with the help of an incompetent astronaut girl from the future. While this may sound like it could make for some mindless fun, the way in which it was presented failed to do so. Furthermore since this is a set of five very short episodes it is covered read more
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Sep 9, 2015

Urda is an anime that I managed to discover after asking myself a very dangerous question: "What is generally considered to be the worst anime ever licensed by Media Blasters?"

The following paragraphs explain the business model of adapting anime in the United States during the 1990s when Media Blasters was a force in the anime industry. If you are an older anime fan and already know this stuff, or if you simply don't care, then skip to the plot section.

Anime Dubbing and licencing vs. Adam Smith's Economic Theory:

So who the HELL is Media Blasters?! In the year 2015 the absolutely DOMINANT force in read more
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Feb 28, 2013
Firstly I have to say: "Urda" could have been great. Set on the western front of the second world war, a landscape relatively unexplored by anime, "Urda" threw together a bunch of random plot elements like Nazis, UFO and time travel ... and ends up with a surprisingly intriguing sci-fi tale. But alas, the potential went to waste, as the end product felt more like the result of someone experimenting with CG from his home PC than a proper anime. With its short length and undercooked story and characters, watching "Urda" is about as satisfying as getting served a starter when you're hankering for a read more
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Jun 10, 2014
Only one creator worked on URDA -- Romanov Higa. He had others handle the voice acting and music, but all of the visuals are his and his alone, using a combination of Hash: Animation Master and LightWave 3D. He self-published this work on the web in segments before distributors picked it up. So this work has more of a cult audience than guaranteed mainstream appeal. As a celshader artist, URDA inspires me on two levels. First, it contains one of the finest celshaded character models that I've seen to date: Janet Hunter. She actually looks hand-drawn, and she has a wonderful personality to boot. Second, read more
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