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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
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Source: Manga
Duration: 41 min.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 7.971 (scored by 7,011 users)
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Ranked: #5612
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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

Shimazu, Toyohisa
Shimazu, Toyohisa
Oda, Nobunaga
Oda, Nobunaga
Nasu, Yoichi Suketaka
Nasu, Yoichi Suketaka


Ueda, Yasuyuki
Ueda, Yasuyuki
Hirano, Kouta
Hirano, Kouta
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"Rurou no Zakurou" by Yasushi Ishii

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Aug 11, 2016
RemWaifu632 (All reviews)
Looking forward to the Drifters anime that starts in ocotber?
Yeah, so am I, and especially more so after having watched this prolouge/OVA.
Preliminary I'm going to say that this is the anime to look out for in Q4 '16, at least that's what I want to say after having watched this OVA, becuase this is some excellent shit!

So what's this all about then?
A samurai dude is moratally wounded after a battle, he's then transported to a mysterious hallway, and from there he's transported to another world, in which he's found by two elven boys, and then handed over to an archer whom takes him to some read more
Jul 31, 2016
Kills (All reviews)
You are about to read some bad English. and I am really sorry about it. I am not a native English speaker.

This OVA is good, not that much but still good.
Action was good, Comedy wasn't it was just sub-par.

Now I am not really good at typing so I will keep it short.

Story = 7/10 (Story is good)
Characters = 6/10 (Characters weren't truly that good some could even say they were cliched.)
Animation/Art = 6/10 (Animation quality was good)
Combat = 7/10 (Well in this OVA we didn't see much of a action so I only gave mark on what I can see.)
Enjoyment = 6/10 (Loved read more
Oct 14, 2016
TakamiKaribuchi (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
Mar 20, 2017
myanimeinfo (All reviews)
This was basically the same thing as watching the first couple of episodes of the first season.

If you plan to watch the first season you can skip on watching this special edition. It was released a few months before the main series began and it only showed the same story that would later be released as episode 1 and 2 of the first season. Then again who am I to say since I watched both of them.

The story is about people being picked up from our world and transported to another world where all sorts of fantastic beings live along side with humans. The interesting read more


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