Herlock Saga: Nibelung no Yubiwa

Harlock Saga: The Ring of the Nibelung - The Rhein Gold

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English: Harlock Saga: The Ring of the Nibelung - The Rhein Gold
Japanese: ハーロック・サーガ ニーベルングの指環


Type: OVA
Episodes: 6
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 25, 1999 to Nov 25, 1999
Licensors: Central Park Media
Source: Unknown
Genres: ActionAction, Sci-FiSci-Fi, AdventureAdventure, SpaceSpace, DramaDrama, SeinenSeinen
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 6.701 (scored by 20342,034 users)
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Ranked: #50212
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Popularity: #6602
Members: 5,426
Favorites: 4

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Captain Herlock is drawn into a saga of intergalactic proportions when the son of a deceased comrade unwittingly forges the Ring of the Niebelung. Evil forces gather to wage war against the last remaining superpowers of the galaxy led by a demented outcast. Herlock must counter the amassed armadas that threaten the last gods and recover the ring before Paradise is lost.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Daiba, Tadashi

Seki, Toshihiko


Chiba, Shigeru


Ishida, Tarou


Ueda, Miyuki


Shinohara, Emi


Takeuchi, Yoshio
Director, Storyboard
Okuwaki, Masaharu
Otagi, Nozomi
Theme Song Performance
Matsumoto, Leiji
Original Creator


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Ending Theme

#1: "Euforia: Yakusoku no Chi e (アウフェリア~約束の地へ~)" by Nozomu Otagi (小田木望)
#2: "Druid: Kashi no Ki no Kenja (ドゥルイド"樫の木の賢者")" by Nozomu Otagi

Dec 27, 2012
barcaman101 (All reviews)
A pretty solid anime and a good inclusion to the Leiji Matsumoto Title.Someone has stolen the Rhein gold,an object with the power to defy the flow of time an utterly destroy the universe.Its up to the crew of the ship with the skull and cross;the Arcadia to stop them.

While searching for a missing friend, the crew of the Arcadia comes across a space colony who's people had been completely wiped out.The bandits were seeking information about the whereabouts of the planet Rheim,located in the centre of the universe,it is the location of the Rhein Gold.They aim to use it to forge a ring that will read more
Apr 27, 2018
literaturenerd (All reviews)

Like last time, I've once again chosen to cover an anime that had TONS of potential and then blew it. Harlock Saga is a loose retelling of Wagner's Ring Cycle using Captain Harlock and the other Leiji Matsumoto characters to try get young audiences into opera. Hell, if Princess Tutu could get anime fans into classical ballet, this should be easy. As Bubsy the Bobcat would say "What could possibly go wrong?".


An evil being called Alberich has stolen the Rhinegold from a planet at the center of the universe and has forged a ring of power to try conquer the universe. Harlock and his crew read more

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