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D.N.Angel


Alternative Titles

English: D.N.Angel
Synonyms: DN Angel, DNAngel
Japanese: D・N・ANGEL

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 3, 2003 to Sep 25, 2003
Premiered: Spring 2003
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: Kadokawa Shoten
Studios: Xebec
Source: Manga
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.361 (scored by 68,137 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #20552
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #407
Members: 124,514
Favorites: 1,332
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Ranked #2055Popularity #407Members 124,514
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Episodes: /26

Synopsis

Daisuke Niwa is a clumsy, block-headed, and wimpy middle school student who has few redeeming qualities. On his 14th birthday, he finally decides to confess his love to his longtime crush Risa Harada, but is rejected.

In an unexpected turn of events, however, Daisuke finds himself transforming into Dark Mousy, the infamous phantom thief, whenever his mind is set on Risa. Though Daisuke is unaware of this strange heritage, his mother is certainly not: since before the boy was born, his mother had been planning for him to steal valuable works of art and let the name of the elusive art thief be known.

With doubt and confusion constantly clouding his mind, Daisuke finds himself struggling in his relationships with classmates and family. And it is not long before Daisuke realizes that he is not the only one with a fated family legacy—his greatest adversary could be the one classmate he is most unwilling to fight.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Mousy, Dark
Mousy, Dark
Main
Okiayu, Ryotaro
Japanese
Okiayu, Ryotaro
Niwa, Daisuke
Niwa, Daisuke
Main
Irino, Miyu
Japanese
Irino, Miyu
Hiwatari, Satoshi
Hiwatari, Satoshi
Main
Ishida, Akira
Japanese
Ishida, Akira
Harada, Riku
Harada, Riku
Main
Nakayama, Sara
Japanese
Nakayama, Sara

Staff

Habara, Nobuyoshi
Habara, Nobuyoshi
Director, Storyboard
Tsuruoka, Yota
Tsuruoka, Yota
Sound Director
Ootsuki, Atsushi
Ootsuki, Atsushi
Episode Director
Nihei, Yuuichi
Nihei, Yuuichi
Episode Director, Storyboard


Edit Opening Theme

"Byakuya ~ True Light" by Miyamoto Shunichi

Edit Ending Theme

#1: "Yasashii gogo" by Minawo (eps 1-12)
#2: "Hajimari no hi" by Minawo (eps 13-23,25)
#3: "Caged Bird" by Shunichi Miyamoto (ep 24)
#4: "Michishirube" by Shunichi Miyamoto (ep 26)



More reviewsReviews

theeggman85
Jul 8, 2008
It seems that most people who have read the manga are disappointed with the series, and that's completely understandable. I usually like to read a manga and then ignore the anime version of it, or possibly try the first few episodes. It's sad but true: the animes just don't quite live up to their manga counterparts.
That aside, I have never read the manga, so take into account that my review is written without knowledge of the story manga-style.

Fantastic! This anime is truly amazing! I want to start by telling you this:
The reason that this anime is so great is the innocence and purity of the read more
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VK11
Jun 3, 2007
Let me lead of by first saying that I love D.N.Angel and its an amazing anime, however, I just feel that it had the potential of being so much better than what was presented with the final product in the anime.

The story of D.N.Angel is relatively original as you don't see other anime shows adopting what D.N.Angel has - an angel stealing artwork in hopes of preventing world destruction, if you put it in very simple terms. In a nutshell, the Niwa family has long been the bloodline that holds the dark-winged angel, Dark, in their male children and every 40 years or so, read more
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FauxAzn
Nov 6, 2010
Just watch the first episode — that’s all it should take. There are plenty of lengthy reviews for D.N.Angel, so I'll try to be concise to save you some time:

What makes this anime truly stand out is how the story, the characters, and the romance are all serious and pure. This is not another silly anime where the characters degenerate into loons or crack stupid jokes. They take their lives seriously, which in turn allows you to take them seriously, and eventually get sucked into their world.

Though most episodes are captivating and fun, the show does stagnate in places. read more
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Rowan
May 5, 2007
CHARACTER/STORY:
The plotline of DNAngel is really one of a kind. There are so many unique twists throughout the story that there is rarely a dull moment. Basically a boy named Daisuke Niwa falls in love with a girl names Risa Harada. On his fourteenth birthday he is basically rejected by Risa and later when he is thinking of her his DNA has some kind of reaction to Risa and he changes into the phantom thief Dark Mousy every time he thinks of Risa. To make matters difficult, Dark has the same reaction to Risa's twin sister Riku. But there is a problem- Risa is the read more
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