Herlock Saga: Nibelung no Yubiwa

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

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: ハーロック・サーガ ニーベルングの指環
English: Harlock Saga: The Ring of the Nibelung - The Rhein Gold
German: Harlock Saga: Der Ring des Nibelungen
Spanish: Harlock Saga: El Anillo de los Nibelungos
French: Harlock saga 'L'anneau des nibelunghen'
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Type: OVA
Episodes: 6
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 25, 1999 to Nov 25, 1999
Licensors: Central Park Media
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, DramaDrama, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Theme: SpaceSpace
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 6.631 (scored by 23832,383 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #59492
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Popularity: #7524
Members: 6,468
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


Koyasu, Takehito


Chiba, Shigeru


Miki, Shinichiro


Ueda, Miyuki


Haigney, Michael
Takeuchi, Yoshio
Director, Storyboard
Okuwaki, Masaharu
Otagi, Nozomi
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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
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 ...
Apr 27, 2018
Mixed Feelings

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 ...

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