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Synonyms: DN Angel, DNAngel
Japanese: D・N・ANGEL
English: D.N.Angel
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Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 3, 2003 to Sep 25, 2003
Premiered: Spring 2003
Broadcast: Thursdays at 18:30 (JST)
Producers: Kadokawa Shoten
Studios: Xebec
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, ComedyComedy, FantasyFantasy, RomanceRomance
Theme: SchoolSchool
Demographic: ShoujoShoujo
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.171 (scored by 9916099,160 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #34402
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1289
Members: 185,137
Favorites: 1,280

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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


Yoshikawa, Kouji
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Habara, Nobuyoshi
Director, Storyboard


Opening Theme

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"Byakuya ~ True Light" by Miyamoto Shunichi

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 (eps 24)
4: "Michishirube" by Shunichi Miyamoto (eps 26)


Sep 20, 2021
D.N. Angel is underrated.

Its plot and characters may seem simple, but its execution is definitely noteworthy. The main and side characters are charming and believable, the story's magic system is compelling, and I adore the characters' overall relationships. Daisuke and Dark are a great pair, and while the former may seem like a typical protagonist he's a nice guy and I want him to succeed. His interactions with the cast have good chemistry, particularly with Dark and Hiwatari and the "romantic" bits are reasonable for the characters' age group.

That being said, D.N. isn't perfect. Its story strays a bit from the manga so some ...
Nov 5, 2015
Mixed Feelings
(Taken from the same review on Hummingbird.me by the same user, but changed to better fit MAL guidelines.)

D.N.Angel is a shoujo anime series, based off the manga by Yukiru Sugisaki. While this series isn't especially popular anymore, it was pretty popular in the 2000s, especially with young teenage girls. NO, WAIT, COME BACK! I'M NOT DONE YET!

I personally believe that just because a show has a...erm, vocal fangirl fanbase, does not automatically make it a bad show. In fact, most of these shows are pretty mediocre and harmless. Is D.N.Angel a mediocre shoujo franchise, an underrated masterpiece, or a piece of garbage ...
Dec 14, 2020
This anime made me so mad lol i liked it in middle school and recently decided to rewatch it with a friend.

To start: there's not a single likeable character in this thing. The twins are whiny and stubborn for no damn reason, Daisuke too tbh, side characters are obnoxious, and Dark's a creepy ass bastard i wanna whoop him omg (constantly hitting on
Also none of the characters have any goddamn sense, always making dumb decisions just for the drama of it all. Like no one just acts like a regular human the whole time I'm dumbfounded by their interactions and reasonings

Also the villain ...

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