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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Kenta Miyake ...
 Tsume (30 episodes, 2003-2004)
Akio Suyama ...
 Hige (30 episodes, 2003-2004)
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 Tsume (30 episodes, 2003-2004)
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 Hige (30 episodes, 2003-2004)
Mamoru Miyano ...
 Kiba (30 episodes, 2003-2004)
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 Kiba (30 episodes, 2003-2004)
Hiroki Shimowada ...
 Toboe (28 episodes, 2003-2004)
Mona Marshall ...
 Toboe / ... (28 episodes, 2003-2004)
Unshô Ishizuka ...
 Quent Yaiden (21 episodes, 2003-2004)
Tom Wyner ...
 Quent Yaiden (22 episodes, 2003-2004)
Kaho Kôda ...
 Cher Degre (20 episodes, 2003-2004)
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 Cher Degre (20 episodes, 2003-2004)
Mitsuru Miyamoto ...
 Hubb Lebowski (19 episodes, 2003-2004)
Bob Buchholz ...
 Hubb Lebowski (19 episodes, 2003-2004)
Arisa Ogasawara ...
 Cheza (19 episodes, 2003-2004)
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 Cheza (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 Episode 11, "Vanishing Point", Julius from Cowboy Bebop makes an appearance. 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

Hige: Hey, there you are. Cheza was taken by Darcia and Kiba went after him.
Tsume: Don't speak!
Hige: Can you do me a favor? Could you kill me with your fangs? Can you still not forgive me? Am I still a traitor?
Tsume: No-one cares about that any more!
Hige: Please... I'm suffering. Tsume.
[Tsume bites into his neck]
Hige: Let's meet up again in Paradise.
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The episode titles appear at the end of each episode instead of the beginning. See more »

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Stray
(Opening Theme Song)
Written by Tim Jenson
Music composition and Arrangement by Yôko Kanno
Performed by Steve Conte
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The Most Undeniably Awesome Work of Art Ever Produced for Television
11 January 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Where do I start? There are so many great things about Wolf's Rain. From the opening strains of the opening theme song, "Stray", to the very last chords of "Gravity" in episode 30, Wolf's Rain is an experience unlike any other. The animation is superb, the characters well developed, the story chock full of action, adventure and has a mythology all its own that captivates from the moment you enter into it. You don't have to like anime or even animation for that matter, to get into Wolf's Rain. The shots are the most cinematic I've ever seen in an animated series and the music conducted and arranged by Yoko Kanno is beautiful and timeless. Also, the story leaves a lot of things open for the viewer to interpret, and delves much deeper into issues of meaning, life and nature than any anime that I've ever seen. It incorporates so much from different genres and cultures, that everyone can find something to like in this series. So, for a great experience, check out Wolf's Rain!


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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
quick question: 26 or 30 episodes strangette
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