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Ragnarök the Animation


Alternative Titles

English: Ragnarok the Animation
Japanese: RAGNARÖK THE ANIMATION

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 7, 2004 to Sep 29, 2004
Premiered: Spring 2004
Broadcast: Wednesdays at 01:30 (JST)
Producers: Frontier Works
Source: Game
Genres: Action, Fantasy, Magic
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 6.571 (scored by 16,911 users)
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Ranked: #50372
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Popularity: #1553
Members: 32,687
Favorites: 102
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Episodes: /26

Synopsis

A great evil is sweeping over the realm; an evil that the young swordsman Roan and his life-long companion, the acolyte Yufa, must face head on! For these two travel toward their destiny, from the highest towers to the depths of the underworld, through forest and desert alike. With an ever-growing cast of fellow heroes, fate will grasp these travelers by their very souls and propel the band of skilled adventurers towards a noble end. Or ignoble, if they don't watch their step!

Monsters are afoot and the way rife with danger and magic, the path forward may be unclear... But where will is strong, there is a way! Lessons wait in the depths of darkness, and good must prevail. The journey starts now!

(Source: FUNimation Entertainment)

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Characters & Voice Actors

Iruga
Iruga
Main
Nakai, Kazuya
Japanese
Nakai, Kazuya
Yufa
Yufa
Main
Mizuki, Nana
Japanese
Mizuki, Nana
Takius
Takius
Main
Hisakawa, Aya
Japanese
Hisakawa, Aya
Roan
Roan
Main
Sakaguchi, Daisuke
Japanese
Sakaguchi, Daisuke

Staff

Cook, Justin
Cook, Justin
Producer
Kishi, Seiji
Kishi, Seiji
Director
Lee, Myung-Jin
Lee, Myung-Jin
Director, Original Character Design
Yamazaki, Maimi
Yamazaki, Maimi
Theme Song Performance


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"We are the Stars" by Maimi Yamasaki

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"Alive" by Maimi Yamasaki




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Archaeon
Mar 1, 2010
Fantasy anime is a bit of an odd genre at times. One would think that, with all the great ideas and influences out there, the fantasy genre of anime would be exceptionally strong and, most importantly, original, and would turn out some cracking shows season after season.

Unfortunately this isn't the case, and more often than not the viewer is subjected to episode after episode of mediocrity, genericism, and poor storytelling.

One such example is Ragnarok: The Animation.

Based on the MMORPG, Ragnarok Online, which itself is based on the Korean manwha Ragnarok by Lee Myung-Jin (who also took on the role of chief director for the anime read more
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Yggdrasil
May 25, 2008
Many people thinks because this anime is base of a game so it naturally suck and that might be true for another one, but this one is really good.

Story:
some people watch a little of the beginning and saw that it was not game related and then say is not worth watching. well, i think those people watch the anime because of the game's brand name. this anime got a really good plots that come with a good ending. this story also included some romance in it, which makes it even better.if only the game is more like the anime.

Art:
the art was ok since is kinda read more
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fallensunset
Jun 8, 2016
First of all, maybe it sounds weird but I think you can enjoy the animation more if you have never played the Ragnarok game like me, or just leave the fact that this is an adaption from a game away. I read some of the reviews from frustrated game players complaining that the animation isn't quiet the same as game, they certainly have reasons to do so but as someone who never have the opportunity to play it, I find it enjoyable with well-designed background and proper(kinda) story line.

Story

The story about Ragnarok is like any other fantasy animation. Young hero travels all over the world, read more
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KeroKai
Aug 5, 2010
This review is mainly aimed at those who have played the game Ragnarok Online, and are tempted to watch this anime as an additional bonus. All I can say... It was an extremely disappointing and generic fanservice based fantasy show.

You would think that with the game, there would be countless of possabilities in making the anime good based on the potential surrondings. But instead we get given two extremely annoying characters that don't seem to have a clue about what they're doing and where they are going. The romance in this is extremely forced, in fact, it was more focused on perversing on the female read more
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