Green Legend Ran

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: グリーンレジェンド乱
French: Ran: La Légende Verte
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Type: OVA
Episodes: 3
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Nov 25, 1992 to Mar 25, 1993
Producers: Pioneer LDC
Studios: AIC
Source: Original
Genres: AdventureAdventure, DramaDrama, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Duration: 45 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity


Score: 6.591 (scored by 20472,047 users)
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Ranked: #60092
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Popularity: #7132
Members: 6,014
Favorites: 11

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A story of future Earth - A warning for mankind: In the future, our planet will be transformed into a strange new world where human life struggles on an Earth without rain or oceans - only vast, parched deserts.

Two youths fight for survival on our hostile planet and find hope. The sea, the sky and the land had been completely polluted by mankind when mysterious objects fall from the heavens. These titanic vessels smash into the planet and suck up the air, water, and most living creatures into their womb, stealing away the very essence of Earth`s nature.

The few remaining inhabitants struggle for survival against a hostile environment and an oppressive ruling race known as the Rodo. One young, hot-blooded human named Ran, fights against the Rodo and a world in which rain is only a legend. He strives to join an Anti-Rodo group known as the Hazzard, not only to defeat the Rodo, but also to hunt down the man who killed his mother.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Yayoi, Mitsuki


Kikuchi, Hidehiro


Aono, Takeshi


Tomizawa, Michie


Yamaguchi, Ken


Namikawa, Daisuke

Ran's Mother

Inoue, Kikuko


Futamata, Issei


Yamadera, Kouichi


Hazama, Michio


Watanabe, Junichi
Episode Director
Yamamoto, Yuu
Yoshikawa, Youichirou
Theme Song Composition, Music
Yoshinari, You
In-Between Animation


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Ending Theme

"Tears and Rain" by Ichirou Mizuki (English Ending song)
"Yasashisa Wa Furu Ame No Youni( Tender Like the Falling Rain)" by Hiroko Kasahara

Mar 31, 2011
Green Legend Ran is the kind of anime you'd to see on the sci fi channel at four in the morning one night out of the blue and absolutely love. It's really a diamond in the rough, folks. The story might seem unoriginal but it was a fairly unexplored concept when it was made. The idea is a little similar to Trigun and Origin: Spirits of the past, which I think some's reccomended. It's darker in tone, though, and the conclusion is a little abrupt. The art isn't outstanding but it serves it's purpose. Some characters are more thought out design-wise than others, which is ...
Sep 2, 2016
Mixed Feelings
Green Legend Ran is an interesting little OVA from the early 90s that's probably too ambitious for its own good. It's got ancient aliens, a post-apocalyptic earth, opposing factions consisting of religious extremists and their corresponding resistance, a revenge plot, a love story, and some kind of environmental message. Taking place in such a detailed setting with such a detailed lore, it doesn't quite know where to start and where to end.

And that's a major problem for Green Legend Ran: It has lots of interesting ideas, but it doesn't spend the appropriate amount of time on each one, and in that way its two ...
May 24, 2017
Green Legend Ran is an OVA from the early 90s. It was brought to us by AIC, the same studio that was responsible for Battle Athletes, Blue Gender, SoltyRei, Explorer Woman Ray & a variety of others. I don't know anything going into it besides it being science fiction. So, let's take a look and see if this one, unlike the last OVA I dug up, is worth a look.


In the distant future our planet has been transformed into a world of desserts after giant extra terrestrials dropped onto our planet. There are contained patches of green, but they're few and hidden away. In ...

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