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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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Series cast summary:
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)
...
 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)
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 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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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

Tsume: That was quite a stunt you pulled back there.
Kiba: I was protecting myself, that's all.
Tsume: You shouldn't be so quick to kill.
Kiba: What's wrong with killing?
Tsume: I don't know what mountain you came down from, but you're in the city now. There are rules here.
Kiba: Rules? Is running around with a pack of idiots one of the rules?
Tsume: I'm only usin' them.
Kiba: Your rules stink like this city! What's the point of living if it means throwing away your pride?
Tsume: You've got a big mouth for someone's that half-dead.
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The episode titles appear at the end of each episode instead of the beginning. See more »

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Strangers
Written by Raj Ramayya
Music composition and Arrangement by Yôko Kanno
Performed by Raj Ramayya
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A fine show
21 March 2004 | by (Norway) – See all my reviews

Just finished watching episode 27-30 (which were delayed and only released on DVD for some reason, I think a conflict with the network airing in Japan). The original 26 episodes aired on TV though.

The ending reminded me of the RahXephon one, and probably not without coincidence, since Bones (the studio making the anime) did both series.

It is a sad and dark tale about a pack of wolves trying to survive in a hostile world, on their way to a place they call "Paradise" which apparently is a better place than their present.

Recommended if you like serious, melancholic and a bit thought-provoking series.

8 out of 10


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My take on the ending...everyone already had paradise icedragon000-1
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