Wolf's Rain (2003– )

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In a post-apocalyptic future where humans live in domed cities surrounded by wasteland, wolves are assumed to be two hundred years extinct.

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Mamoru Miyano ...
 Kiba (30 episodes, 2003-2004)
Kenta Miyake ...
 Tsume (30 episodes, 2003-2004)
Akio Suyama ...
 Hige (30 episodes, 2003-2004)
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 Kiba (30 episodes, 2003-2004)
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 Tsume (30 episodes, 2003-2004)
Joshua Seth ...
 Hige (30 episodes, 2003-2004)
Hiroki Shimowada ...
 Toboe (28 episodes, 2003-2004)
Mona Marshall ...
 Toboe / ... (28 episodes, 2003-2004)
Tom Wyner ...
 Quent Yaiden (22 episodes, 2003-2004)
Unshô Ishizuka ...
 Quent Yaiden (21 episodes, 2003-2004)
Kaho Kôda ...
 Cher Degre (20 episodes, 2003-2004)
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 Cher Degre (20 episodes, 2003-2004)
Arisa Ogasawara ...
 Cheza (19 episodes, 2003-2004)
Mitsuru Miyamoto ...
 Hubb Lebowski (19 episodes, 2003-2004)
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 Cheza (19 episodes, 2003-2004)
Bob Buchholz ...
 Hubb Lebowski (19 episodes, 2003-2004)
...
 Darcia / ... (18 episodes, 2003-2004)
Takaya Kuroda ...
 Darcia / ... (15 episodes, 2003-2004)
Mayumi Asano ...
 Blue (15 episodes, 2003-2004)
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 Blue (15 episodes, 2003-2004)
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In a post-apocalyptic future where humans live in domed cities surrounded by wasteland, wolves are assumed to be two hundred years extinct. Yet wolves do walk among them, disguising themselves as humans in order to survive in the human world. Now four young wolves will follow the scent of Lunar Flowers on a dangerous quest to find that which legend promises them: Paradise. Written by Anonymous

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Trivia

In the first episode, when one of the auto-defense mecha is disabled, the sound it makes is that of the Millennium Falcon's hyperdrive failing to work from Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980). See more »

Goofs

In episode 13, when Hubb is telling Quent in the car about why he became a police officer, Quent starts laughing. However, Quent's reflection in the car's rear view mirror never changes while he is laughing. See more »

Quotes

Hubb Lebowski: I thought that this sort of thing would be under your jurisdiction.
Cher Degre: So, then, it's alive?
Hubb Lebowski: Barely. I think it's only a matter of time before it goes.
Cher Degre: That sounds like us.
Hubb Lebowski: We're not over yet. We just need to keep trying.
Cher Degre: I'm not so sure.
Hubb Lebowski: [Hubb and Cher walk into the holding room to see Hige in front of Kiba's wolf form, who's held in a cage] Hey, what are you doing? What department are you with?
Hige: Oh, sorry. I was looking for cleaning supplies, and I, um, got lost.
Hubb Lebowski: The cleaning crew, huh? Just go ...
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The episode titles appear at the end of each episode instead of the beginning. See more »

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Could You Bite the Hand?
Written by Tim Jenson
Music composition and Arrangement by Yôko Kanno
Performed by Steve Conte
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A very good show!
15 July 2004 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I first saw the previews for Wolfs Rain on CN, Adult Swim and was surprised. It's ot often that you see such an interesting plot that grabs you right from the get-go. I of course watched it and fell in love. The animation is amazing and fluid thanx to the people who also animated Cowboy Bebop. The characters are deep and interesting, and their personalities contradict each other making it a lot of fun to watch.

The music is average in my opinion but still it is above normal anime standards for good. The one bad thing is the flashback episodes 15-18. They are a waste of time and get you to forget the story. Other than that it is a spectacular series, right up there with Bebop in my opinion. I would give Wolfs Rain a 9 1/2 out of ten and a jar of cookies. I highly recommend this series to anyone who doesn't mind a little swearing and blood. ^^


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My take on the ending...everyone already had paradise icedragon000-1
Great Anime, shame about the opening song. TimeandSpace
If this was a live-action movie... BSCVerthandi
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Is it available in english? jh63905
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