In modern Japan where the way of ninja is still practiced secretly, Recca discovers that he has a power to manipulate fire. Eventually he meets people who also has strange power, and he soon has to overcome his past and face his destiny.
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Series cast summary:
Kôsuke Okano ...
 Recca Hanabishi (42 episodes, 1997-1998)
Hikaru Midorikawa ...
 Tokia Mikagami (42 episodes, 1997-1998)
Mariette Sluyter ...
 Kagehoshi (42 episodes, 1997-1998)
Motoko Kumai ...
 Kaoru Koganei (42 episodes, 1997-1998)
Carol Anne-Day ...
 Yanagi Sakoshita / ... (42 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Fuko Kirisawa (42 episodes, 1997-1998)
Akiko Hiramatsu ...
 Fuko Kirisawa (42 episodes, 1997-1998)
Adam Hunter ...
 Domon Ishijima (42 episodes, 1997-1998)
Jonathan Love ...
 Kurei (42 episodes, 1997-1998)
Yûki Masuda ...
 Yanagi Sakoshita (42 episodes, 1997-1998)
Kotono Mitsuishi ...
 Kagehoshi (42 episodes, 1997-1998)
Ryôtarô Okiayu ...
 Kurei (42 episodes, 1997-1998)
Roger Rhodes ...
 Narrator / ... (42 episodes, 1997-1998)
Scott Roberts ...
 Recca Hanabishi (42 episodes, 1997-1998)
Nobuo Tobita ...
 Domon Ishijima (42 episodes, 1997-1998)
Ryan Luhning ...
 Tokia Mikagami (40 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Ganko Morikawa / ... (37 episodes, 1997-1998)
Brett Bauer ...
 Kaoru Koganei / ... (28 episodes, 1997-1998)
Angie Beers ...
 Tatsuko (21 episodes, 1997-1998)
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Recca is a boy living in the modern world, only he seems drawn to following the ways of the ninja. On the day he befriends a girl named Yanagi who has a mysterious power of healing, he is confronted and challenged by a Dark Priestess. This battle leads Recca to discover a strange power within himself. Afterwards, he finds that not only is his past and destiny not as crystal clear as he had thought, but there are others with powers practicing the way of the ninja who challenge him one after another. Written by Anime News Network

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19 July 1997 (Japan)  »

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Flame of Recca  »

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Domon's birthday is May 5. See more »

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Spin-off Recca no honoo: The Game (2001) See more »

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Love is Changing
by Hikaru Nishida
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A Good anime if sadly unfinished
17 April 2013 | by (Faversham, England) – See all my reviews

I loved this anime and I liked its martial arts and fantasy elements and it had plenty of interesting characters plus it had a great storyline going back hundreds of years back to an ancient ninja clan known as the Hokage.

Recca is a young man who encounters a girl named Yanagi Sakhoshita and this meeting will set in motion a series of adventures for Recca and his friends both current and those made later.

The anime is very top notch and I liked both the subbed and dubbed versions of it. This was pretty cool though the manga of Flame of Recca told a much more complete story but this anime is still good and a good introduction of Flame of Recca at the very least.


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