Ray The Animation

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Synonyms: Ray Project, Ray: The Animation
English: Ray The Animation
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Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 5, 2006 to Jun 28, 2006
Premiered: Spring 2006
Broadcast: Unknown
Licensors: Maiden Japan
Studios: OLM
Source: Manga
Genres: DramaDrama, RomanceRomance, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Theme: MedicalMedical
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.601 (scored by 40084,008 users)
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Ranked: #60172
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Popularity: #5342
Members: 14,196
Favorites: 16

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If you have enough money, you can buy anything. So why wait for an organ you need to become available? Raised to be harvested for parts, Ray had already lost her eyes when renegade surgeon Black Jack rescued her. Now, ten years later, she has grown up to be a surgeon herself. And thanks to the unique artificial eyes she received as replacements, she has a reputation for performing incredible medical operations that no one else could even attempt. But unknown to any but a select few, her surgical endeavors are only part of a greater mission: to discover what happened to the other children she was raised with, and to find the men who stole the eyes she was born with and to bring them to justice.

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"zero-G" by Masami Okui

Ending Theme

"Yuunagi" by Tomoe Oumi


Mar 10, 2008
I had put off viewing this anime for some time, from the description I thought it was a number of different short stories. The concept definitely got me after episode one.

To me, the story was unique. While I do agree that it did seem a bit episodic, those episodes were rather interesting. I get the feeling that there was quite a bit more that could have been done, and may have been done with the Manga, but it definately was a "page turner". The main plot had a fantastic number of twists and turns, for a ride that I would recommend.

Art/Sound: Nothing that really ...
Feb 12, 2017
Mixed Feelings
Heartbroken for finishing all adaptations of "Black Jack" I stumbled across this anime. This anime is said to be inspired by Tezuka's "Black Jack", so I watched the first episode, hoping I would get the same satisfying feel of the whole "miraculously completing a surgery that is impossible for any other doctor to do".

I was so disappointed with the first episode that I promised not to watch it ever again. However, something compelled me to give the show another chance. And so I did. Easing my way back into the show, I thought maybe it would eventually get better.

It was extremely difficult to watch ...
Aug 12, 2007
The recommendation to me of the first volume of Akihito Yoshitomi's manga Ray was my first encounter with this series. While implausible, It had a lot of interesting ideas going for it; I could see how it could be really quite amusing, original and exciting. However I never got round to getting any more of the manga, for one reason or the other, before the release of the anime version *, so it was on the strength of only the first volume's limited impressions I started the series.


I wanted to like it. Really I did. I thought maybe its first episode ...

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Maiden Japan Acquires Ray the Animation

Maiden Japan has acquired the Spring 2006 TV anime Ray the Animation. The 13 episode series will be released with English subtitles on DVD and through digital means ...read more

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Poll: Ray the Animation Episode 1 Discussion
Stark700 - Apr 25, 2012
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Poll: Ray the Animation Episode 5 Discussion
Stark700 - Apr 25, 2012
4 repliesby Emerardo »»
Jul 22, 2022 12:50 AM
should i watch black jack before this?
disgracer - Apr 9, 2022
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Apr 9, 2022 5:39 AM
Poll: RAY The Animation Episode 13 Discussion
GeForce - Jan 31, 2009
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