Akatsuki no Yona OVA


Yona of the Dawn OVA

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Yona: The girl standing in the blush of dawn, Akatsuki no Yona: Sono Se ni wa, Akatsuki no Yona: Zeno-hen
Japanese: 暁のヨナ
English: Yona of the Dawn OVA
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Information

Type: OVA
Episodes: 3
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Sep 18, 2015 to Dec 20, 2016
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Pierrot
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, FantasyFantasy
Theme: HistoricalHistorical
Demographic: ShoujoShoujo
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 8.101 (scored by 7014370,143 users)
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Ranked: #4742
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1653
Members: 134,208
Favorites: 383

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8.10
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Episodes: /3

Synopsis

At a remote hot springs lodge, Yona and the team rest. The boys are taking a bath with the exception of Ki-ja, who looks troubled. Jae-ha takes this chance to tease him, unwittingly finding a mark linked to the previous White Dragon—whom coincidentally is also Ki-ja's father—prompting Ki-ja to recall their complicated relationship.

In another time and place, Son Hak and the dragons banter as they hold a drinking contest. As they start to doze off one-by-one, Zeno dreams of his past, where his abilities and experiences, both as a person and as the Yellow Dragon, are revealed.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Ki-ja

Main
Morita, Masakazu
Japanese

Yun

Main
Minagawa, Junko
Japanese

Su-won

Supporting
Kobayashi, Yuusuke
Japanese

Ao

Supporting
Yamamoto, Nozomi
Japanese

Ao

Supporting

Staff

Nagasaki, Yukio
Sound Director
Kanamori, Youko
Episode Director, Storyboard


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Ending Theme

1: "Egao no Rensa (笑顔の連鎖)" by Cyntia (eps 1)
2: "Akatsuki (暁)" by Akiko Shikata (eps 2-3)




Reviews

Dec 7, 2023
TAKE NOTE: Do not judge this OVA with just the 1st episode. You might miss the most crucial part of it and it's even the crucial story for the 1st season. If you found Zeno a mystery dragon among the rest of the dragons, might as well finish the OVA until the 3rd episode.

It is just a shame that we never get to have Zeno's backstory from the 1st season. His backstory is the most important one among the dragons. I should have given this a 10 but what disappointed me is that there's a part of the manga that was left out. How I ...
Jul 13, 2019
Mixed Feelings
This Yona OVA wasn't too bad overall and I believe anyone who has seen the anime and enjoyed it would get some enjoyment out of these three extra episodes.


The first episode is a typical hot springs with a bit of fanservice and some piece of backstory concerning the White Dragon, Ki-Ja. Delving into the backstory of one of the dragons filled up something that I believe was missing from the Yona series, and makes them feel more fleshed out as characters. Especially seeing more of the Green dragon's actions in this particular episode made me enjoy the OVA, since he's my favorite of the four ...
Jan 4, 2016
Preliminary (1/3 eps)
Cutesy.

So basically this OVA for me is mainly for fan service purposes only.
Will not satisfy your craving for the anime.

Though I must say that it sort of opens your heart more with the green dragon and makes you a bit more curious about his back story as well as the yellow's since we all know they had tiny bit of back story compared to the first two dragons.

What I like about this ova is the fact that clearly the whole gag is getting along well, and I just can'twait to see more brotherly interactions of the 4 dragons.

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