Cobra The Animation: Time Drive

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: COBRA THE ANIMATION タイム・ドライブ


Information

Type: OVA
Episodes: 2
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 24, 2009 to Jun 26, 2009
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: Magic Bus
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Themes: Adult CastAdult Cast, SpaceSpace
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 28 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity

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Score: 6.841 (scored by 21882,188 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #49212
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #8657
Members: 4,845
Favorites: 5

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Synopsis

Lady has disappeared so Cobra must dive into her past to save her. This is the story of who Lady used to be and how she got that metal body.

Characters & Voice Actors

Cobra

Main
Uchida, Naoya
Japanese

Armaroid, Lady

Main
Takayama, Minami
Japanese

Layla

Supporting
Tojo, Kanako
Japanese

Paloma's Brother

Supporting
Chijiwa, Ryuusaku
Japanese

Paloma

Supporting
Ushida, Hiroko
Japanese

Mizuna

Supporting
Maruyama, Takeshi
Japanese

Manido

Supporting
Kosugi, Juurouta
Japanese

Nuba

Supporting
Miyazawa, Tadashi
Japanese

Scheherazade

Supporting
Chifuyu
Japanese

Roam

Supporting
Maruyama, Takeshi
Japanese

Staff

Tanaka, Shou
Assistant Producer
Maejima, Kenichi
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard


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"Time Drive" by Sasja Antheunis
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Ending Theme

"Kimi ga Warau nara" by Shigeru Matsuzaki




Reviews

May 31, 2014
Mixed Feelings
Cobra The Animation: Time Drive is the 2009 installment to the Cobra series, where Cobra time travels to the time where he met Lady or as real name being Princess Emeralda.

In short, there's isn't much to say about this OVA as I'm uncertain whether it's based on manga material or if its just an original story. Regardless, Time Drive goes into more detail between the relationship of Lady & Cobra as every other material relating to Cobra displays their partnership as platonic or professional coworkers. However, Time Drive shows Cobra & Lady as romantic in their past life as her operation to becoming an Armaroid ...
Sep 15, 2023
Mixed Feelings
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Sometimes, less is more. I know Terasawa was involved in these OVAs but I feel like this is the story of Lady that we didn't need. She's always been an enigma, even in the manga. I always felt her relationship with Cobra went beyond just romantic love, that they shared a history and a deep bond like no other. In the manga she’s introduced as Cobra’s partner. Everyone assumes she’s a Armaroid robot, But we later learn she was actually flesh and blood before she obtained her new body made of live metal. So mysterious and cool.
In attempting to explain her past, this OVA does ...

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