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Dragon Half


Alternative Titles

Japanese: ドラゴンハーフ

Information

Type: OVA
Episodes: 2
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Mar 26, 1993 to May 28, 1993
Producers: Kadokawa Shoten
Studios: Production I.G
Source: Manga
Genres: Comedy, Fantasy, Parody
Duration: 27 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity

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Score: 6.971 (scored by 8,245 users)
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Ranked: #37192
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Popularity: #3352
Members: 14,296
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Synopsis

Mink—the daughter of a dragon and a retired dragonslaying knight—sets out on a journey to get tickets for a concert held by Dick Saucer, world-famous teen idol and dragon hunter. Meanwhile, the corrupt king of the land is trying to take her hostage to get at her mother, and his magic-using daughter seeks to foil Mink's quest out of sheer spite.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Mink
Main
Mitsuishi, Kotono
Japanese
Pia
Main
Kawata, Taeko
Japanese
Lufa
Main
Kouda, Mariko
Japanese
Damaramu
Supporting
Ootsuka, Akio
Japanese
Vena
Supporting
Sakuma, Rei
Japanese
Rosario
Supporting
Shiozawa, Kaneto
Japanese
Saucer, Dick
Supporting
Matsumoto, Yasunori
Japanese
Rouce the Red Lightning
Supporting
Aono, Takeshi
Japanese
King Siva
Supporting
Ogata, Kenichi
Japanese
Narrator
Supporting
Tomita, Kousuke
Japanese

Staff

Sadamitsu, Shinya
Director, Episode Director, Script, Storyboard
Mitsuishi, Kotono
Theme Song Performance


Edit Opening Theme

"Taosu zo! Red Dragon" by Yasunori Matsumoto

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"Watashi no Tamagoyaki (私のたまごやき)" by Kotono Mitsuishi




More reviewsReviews

Nov 7, 2010
Colonelfancy (All reviews)
The early and mid 90's were probably the golden age of mindless comedy in anime as far as my viewing goes. A lot of it was just as hit and miss as any other period of time, but the field was vast, filled with various styles of comedic offerings, like Compiler and Junk Boy. Dragon Half is one of these, an OVA parody of RPGs and fantasy adventures, and is the best of the sub-genre I've seen to this day, without a close second.
The plot is incredibly simple, but it's all the motivation a comedy needs. Something as easy as a half dragon read more
Sep 12, 2018
ktulu007 (All reviews)
Dragon Half was a two episode OVA based on a seven volume manga by Mita Ryuusuke. It was handled by Production IG. That's right, the studio behind Chocolate Underground, Usagi Drop & Stand Alone Complex, to name just a few. So, how does this one hold up? 

Story: 

We open with our heroine, Mink, trying to watch a pretty boy idol on the television while her parents fight. She leaves the chaos to converse with her friends about Dick Saucer & his upcoming concert. Unbeknownst to her, the king, Siva, has the hots for her dragon mother and plans to kill her father for his crime of... not read more
Jan 10, 2010
Prede (All reviews)
Note: this is a review of the R1 DVD released by ADV films. That includes the English dub and Extras. Enjoy ;)

"Dragon Half" is a little OVA, that does a lot more then I ever thought it could. It's not the deepest most profound anime, and it's not the most exciting thing to watch either. But it's got some wild and crazy characters, and it's laugh out loud funny. Sure it's a little stupid, and a bit shallow. But it's a cute show, and hey I LOVE the dub.

Plot/Story - 7

This little OVA series takes place in your standard "sword and sorcery" fantasy realm, read more
Apr 27, 2010
kajia (All reviews)
Take the dumbest anime you can possibly imagine, multiply that by 2, and what you get is something that's probably only half as stupid as "Dragon Half".

This is an anime of the dreaded "comedy" genre. I'm not a fan of the comedy found in anime in general, and "Dragon Half" represents the worst of this kind of comedy, containing just about every anime comedy cliche under the sun. Over the top? Check. Nonsensical? Yep. Super deformity? Hell yes. The whole thing is a big joke, and not a very funny one at that. Basically, there are a couple of hilarious moments, and the rest just read more

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