Dragon Drive

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Japanese: ドラゴンドライブ
English: Dragon Drive
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Type: TV
Episodes: 38
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 4, 2002 to Mar 27, 2003
Premiered: Summer 2002
Broadcast: Thursdays at 18:00 (JST)
Studios: Madhouse
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, FantasyFantasy, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Theme: IsekaiIsekai
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG - Children


Score: 6.691 (scored by 99339,933 users)
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Ranked: #59302
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Popularity: #4524
Members: 23,548
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If there's one word to describe Reiji Ozora, it would be "quitter." He can never find the motivation to finish anything, and loses interest at the drop of a hat. This all changes when his best friend Maiko introduces him to the new game "Dragon Drive."

In this virtual reality game, each player is assigned a dragon tailored to match their personality and strength. Reiji hopes for a big, strong, scary beast, but instead, he is stuck with Chibi, a cute, friendly-looking dragon smaller than he is. How disappointing—except it turns out that Chibi is the rarest dragon of them all!

Reiji finally discovers something he can remain interested in, and works hard to train both himself and his newfound friend. Soon this training will be put to use to save the world, for there are people who have dark aspirations for Dragon Drive!


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Characters & Voice Actors

Toki, Kouhei

Kiyasu, Kohei


Matsumoto, Rica


Okamura, Akemi


Matsuki, Miyu


Nishimura, Chinami


Kawase, Toshifumi
Director, Storyboard
Yamamoto, Sayo
Episode Director, Storyboard
Yamaguchi, Yuuji
Episode Director, Storyboard
Kimura, Ryuuichi
Episode Director, Storyboard


Opening Theme

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"True" by Shimokawa Mikuni

Ending Theme

"tatta, hitotsu no" by Shimokawa Mikuni


May 3, 2014
Of all the animes I've seen to list a few Pokemon, Digimon, Bleach, SonicX, AstroBoy, Scryed, Lilo&Stitch, Bakugan, Seven Samurai, FairyTail, Naruto,/Shippudden, DragonBall,/Z,/GT, Dragonaught, and Death Note. Just to list a few of my favorites. Dragon drive is the only one I've watched 22 times in seven years. It is by far the best.


The story Heavily driven by comedy takes place in a small town in Japan slacker and failure Oozora Reiji(English: Reiji Oozora) you seem to be able to keep at anything for very long is tricked by his childhood friend into trying a virtual reality game called Dragon Drive. Dragon Drive is a ...
Mar 23, 2014
Many ppl rated this anime very low. I decided to watch this anime how this can be rated so low. After completed watching the anime, for me, i can't say that it's very bad. Why was it? Let's go into it..

Story: 7/10
The story is about Oozora Reiji, a lazy schoolboy, who is being invited by his chidhood friend Maiko Yukino to join Dragon Drive because Reiji is good at nothing. Reiji became attracted by the virtual game called Dragon Drive where you scan dragon cards and then battling each other. Despite having a little dragon with no power, but actually it's special. Things got more ...
Jul 16, 2012
Mixed Feelings
This show is a really standard type of monster pet owner type show. There's tournaments with dragons battling each other and a quest to grow stronger and defeat a growing evil. Not bad concept really,simple clear cut and you get to enjoy the various dragons in combat.

The best part of this animation wise is all the different dragons other than that i could say a few select locations were semi imaginative and nice but that would be the limit of the art. Sounds is all pretty standard and nothing to write home about tho sadly, lots of recycled sound clips.

I enjoyed this show for the ...

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