VS Knight Lamune & 40 Fresh

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Knights of Ramune
Japanese: VS騎士ラムネ&40FRESH


Type: OVA
Episodes: 6
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: May 21, 1997 to Nov 21, 1997
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: Discotek Media
Studios: Ashi Productions
Source: Original
Genres: AdventureAdventure, ComedyComedy, Sci-FiSci-Fi, EcchiEcchi
Themes: MechaMecha, SpaceSpace
Duration: 28 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity


Score: 5.711 (scored by 14531,453 users)
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Ranked: #107702
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Popularity: #9830
Members: 3,335
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Episodes: /6


To save the galaxy from impending doom, Cacao and Parfait are sent on a mission through time and space to retrieve the Fourth Warrior, Lamunes.

Unfortunately, Cacao and Parfait discover Lamunes at the helm of the marauding Giga Genos invasion fleet. World by world, Lamunes is determined to bring the entire galaxy under his tyrannical heel. With the help of a plicky orphan, it's up to Cacao and Parfait to stop Lamunes from taking over the world.

Characters & Voice Actors


Fujimoto, Yoshitaka
Kawana, Midori
Theme Song Performance
Kaida, Yuriko
Theme Song Performance
Hasegawa, Katsumi


Opening Theme

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"Miracle Body ni Goyoujin! (ミラクル・ボディに御用心!)" by Hikami Kyoko & Miyamura Yuko

Ending Theme

1: "Sendo ga Kimete (鮮度が決め手!)" by Chisa Yokoyama, Sakiko Tamagawa, and Naoko Matsui (eps 1-3)
2: "Hoshi Kudaru Yoru no Monologue (星降る夜のモノローグ)" by Miyamura Yuko and Hikami Kyoko (eps 4-6)


Jan 15, 2010
Once upon a time, there was a kids anime called VS Knight Lamune & 40. It was a simple and fun adventure series from 1991 that eventually spawned three OVA sequels and another TV series in 1996. This third OVA, the final chapter in the franchise, takes a hard left turn away from what this franchise was and decided to go down its own path.

There's a reason why people say, "If it ain't broke, don't fix it".

The problems began no more than five minutes into episode 1, when I was introduced to the apparent main focus of this OVA: Ecchi. Now ecchi, in moderation, isn't ...
Jan 9, 2019
Minor spoilers ahead:

I like about 97.3 percent (calculated precisely) of everything I watch. Making these cartoons takes a lot of time and effort, and I am always amazed by the will of people to bring their creations to life. I feel that we all should give people the benefit of the doubt and look for the redeemable or at least the serviceable in everything.

But man…”Knights of Ramunes,” is just upsetting. This six-parter decides to take some tried and true anime tropes like robots, swords and big boobs (all among my favorite things) and mashes them together in a most unfortunate manner. Imagine ...

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