Drifters: Special Edition

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Synonyms: Drifters OVA
Japanese: DRIFTERS Special edition


Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jun 6, 2016
Licensors: None found, add some
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, ComedyComedy, FantasyFantasy
Themes: Adult CastAdult Cast, HistoricalHistorical, IsekaiIsekai, SamuraiSamurai
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 41 min.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 7.671 (scored by 1491314,913 users)
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Ranked: #11772
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Popularity: #3427
Members: 31,355
Favorites: 22

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Bundled with the fifth manga volume.


It contains edited footage from the first two episodes of the television series.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Abe no, Haruakira


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Ueda, Yasuyuki
Hirano, Kouta
Original Creator
Kawabata, Erkin
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Ending Theme

"Rurou no Zakurou" by Yasushi Ishii

Oct 14, 2016
KitsunehimeMilhi (All reviews)
In all honesty, this was kind of pointless to make. This special is just an episode with the first episodes of the actual series combined into one. I didn't see anything really special setting the scenes apart from the ones in the series. I may just have a problem with it because I watched after the first 2 episodes aired, but still, someone could skip the first 2 episodes if they saw this first and remember what happens; either way, you get the same information. I'll give it a 6/10 because this good to get you a little pumped for the series, read more
Apr 11, 2020
WhiteWolfKiba (All reviews)
Special Edition, who do these guys think they are, George Lucas!? Drifters: Special Edition is an OVA that is literally just episodes 1 & 2 of the anime stitched together to make a "movie." There is literally no reason for this to exist. I'd recommend you just watch the first 2 episodes of the anime instead, and the rest of the anime for that matter because it's good. I was hoping that this might be like the numerous "compilation movies" for other anime out there, which at least have new footage? Or maybe it would be like a director's cute, showing some really graphic scenes read more


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