Rance 01: Hikari wo Motomete The Animation

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Synonyms: Rance 01: The Quest for Hikari
Japanese: ランス01 光をもとめて THE ANIMATION


Type: OVA
Episodes: 4
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Dec 26, 2014 to Jun 24, 2016
Producers: Pink Pineapple
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Seven
Source: Visual novel
Genres: FantasyFantasy, HentaiHentai
Duration: 29 min. per ep.
Rating: Rx - Hentai


Score: 7.571 (scored by 1676116,761 users)
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Ranked: N/A2
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Popularity: #3440
Members: 36,851
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The barbaric warrior Rance loves nothing more than the company of beautiful women. Traveling around the continent with his faithful slave Sill Plain, Rance takes on odd jobs for a chance to appease his insatiable libido. Although his perverted instincts often land him in hot water, people from far and wide nevertheless laud his heroic feats.

While undertaking a request to locate a missing noble girl, Rance and Sill arrive in the majestic Kingdom of Leazas. As they split up to investigate several leads, Rance finds himself aiding the townsfolk with various problems, from rescuing a kidnapped barmaid to purging an undead outbreak. Amassing both fortune and females, the warrior eventually uncovers a dark secret within the kingdom that only he can stand against.

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Nishikawa, Takashi
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Araki, Hideki
Animation Director
Ohara, Kazuhiro
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Jul 19, 2017
Rance 01: Hikari wo Motomete The Animation is the greatest... masterpiece I've ever seen. This god-tier anime is high quality story up there with the likes of Jojo's, Cowboy Bebop, Monster, I might even say it surpasses all of them easily. The characters are very developed and filled with 𝐃𝐄𝐄𝐏 backstories, while the sound design just 𝐎𝐎𝐙𝐄𝐒 with quality. But I think the high point of the show would really be the quality """𝐏𝐋𝐎𝐓"""
It really outshines every other show on the market right now. My enjoyment with the show was mainly due to the 𝐂𝐋𝐈𝐌𝐀𝐗 which was perfectly portrayed and shot with a nice ...
Mar 26, 2020
Rance is easily the greatest hentai of all time. It is even better than a lot of mainstream anime.
It has become my favourite hentai & I will recommend it to anybody who is a man of culture.
It has the one of the best animation for a hentai that I've watched so far. There were some flaws but it is still pretty amazing.
It is one of the few hentai I've watched that has a great plot. The story was so great & I enjoyed it so much that I wanted it to continue for two or three more OVA series with our favourite MC Rance going ...
Oct 15, 2016
Rance 01 : Hikari wo Motomete The Animation, is a HENTAI, so here it goes~

-Story : this one is one of few hentai i've watched with some stories bound into it. The story revolves around our MC, Rance, in his quest to find Hikari. Pretty mediocore if i may say, but Rance 01 executed the story really well, really better than i expected. From ep 1 to the end they kept me interested and entertained no matter how stupid it may sound. But yeah, who watch hentai for stories ?

- Art : the colors and animation are awesomely drawn. I guess there are some flaws ...


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