Dream Hunter Rem

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: DREAM HUNTER 麗夢


Type: OVA
Episodes: 4
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Dec 15, 1985 to Feb 25, 1987
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Anime R
Source: Original
Genres: MysteryMystery, MagicMagic, EcchiEcchi
Duration: 40 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 6.111 (scored by 13291,329 users)
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Ranked: #78912
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Popularity: #6537
Members: 5,439
Favorites: 17
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Rem is an ordinary woman in our world but, in the world of dreams, she becomes a dream warrior, defending humanity from the evils there. When dream demons reach the waking world, she fights them with the help of her pets which transform into a tiger and wolf.


Dream Hunter Rem was originally supposed to be a hentai OVA, but the first episode proved so popular that the following two episodes were released for the general market, with episode one being redone as a non-hentai "Special Version," with the sex scenes removed. The original, hentai episode one was never released on LaserDisc or DVD.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Tatsuta, Naoki


Gotou, Masumi

Kido, Umimaru

Ikeda, Shuuichi


Okiura, Hiroyuki
Key Animation
Oobari, Masami
Key Animation
Inoue, Toshiyuki
Key Animation
Kitakubo, Hiroyuki
Key Animation


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Ending Theme

#1: "Dream Hunter Rem (ドリームハンター麗夢)" by Matsui Naoko (eps 1-2)
#2: "Tight Beat de Yobidashi te (Tight Beatで呼び出して)" by Maruyama Miyuki (ep 3)
#3: "Aoi Boukensha -The Dream Guardian Rem- (青い冒険者 -THE DREAM GARDIAN REM-)" by Matsui Naoko (ep 4)

Oct 2, 2015
Voivodian (All reviews)
Its been a while since I've watched this anime and it ain't up on the net anymore so here we go; based on memory

Story - 8
The premise is unique for a magical girl anime; our young teen heroine is a long line of dream hunters, people able to enter others dreams and combat the demons that lurk within those vulnerable to their influence. The parallel story arcs concerning the real world and the dream world and the transitions between can get quite interesting. Otherwise, the anime takes a lot of elements from fantasy anime (Valis style magic swords vs huge monsters), magical girl, horror (Kruger read more
Sep 6, 2018
EggheadLuna (All reviews)
Dream Hunter Rem is one of my all-time favorite shows from ‘80s with a sexy, green-haired babe as the protagonist. Originally, Dream Hunter Rem was a hentai but if you watched the version that I did, the pornographic were edited out of the first episode and the later OVAs were adapted for TV due to the cult following.

○ Dream Hunter follows the tale of a badass dream detective, Rem, who, as the title designates, literally goes into the dreams of the victims of predatory monsters. Though there were tentacle things in other shows of the time, such as the scene in Urusei Yatsura with the read more
Jul 18, 2020
stmwg01 (All reviews)
Quick take: Live action pornography doesn't have very good storylines either ... or so I've been told. There are many problems with this hentai-turned-legit series that I just found it hard to pay attention.

Ill be honest, I want to like Dream Hunter Rem. You see, Dream Hunter Rem was a hentai. Then it turned out people liked it, so they threw some clothes on the characters and removed the penetration. What were left with is a storyline that had much potential but fails to deliver on the basics. Each story follows the same basic arc, although the 3rd OVA does switch it up. It was read more

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Poll: Dream Hunter REM Episode 1 Discussion
Sayoko - May 31, 2014
6 replies by Stygian_Prisoner »»
May 14, 1:39 PM
Does it have 3 or 4 episodes?
EterTC - Mar 5
1 replies by stmwg01 »»
Mar 5, 10:58 AM