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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:
Darren Pleavin ...  Kiba (Animax Asia dub) 30 episodes, 2003-2004
Kenta Miyake Kenta Miyake ...  Tsume 30 episodes, 2003-2004
Akio Suyama Akio Suyama ...  Hige 30 episodes, 2003-2004
Crispin Freeman ...  Tsume 30 episodes, 2003-2004
Joshua Seth ...  Hige 30 episodes, 2003-2004
Mamoru Miyano ...  Kiba 30 episodes, 2003-2004
Johnny Yong Bosch ...  Kiba 30 episodes, 2003-2004
Hiroki Shimowada 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 Kaho Kôda ...  Cher Degre 20 episodes, 2003-2004
Kari Wahlgren ...  Cher Degre 20 episodes, 2003-2004
Mitsuru Miyamoto Mitsuru Miyamoto ...  Hubb Lebowski 19 episodes, 2003-2004
Bob Buchholz ...  Hubb Lebowski 19 episodes, 2003-2004
Arisa Ogasawara Arisa Ogasawara ...  Cheza 19 episodes, 2003-2004
Sherry Lynn ...  Cheza 19 episodes, 2003-2004
Steve Blum ...  Darcia / ... 18 episodes, 2003-2004
Takaya Kuroda Takaya Kuroda ...  Darcia / ... 15 episodes, 2003-2004
Mayumi Asano Mayumi Asano ...  Blue 15 episodes, 2003-2004
Jessica Straus Jessica Straus ...  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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Official Sites:

Bones Animation [Japan]

Country:

Japan

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Japanese | English

Release Date:

6 January 2003 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Волчий дождь See more »

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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

Darcia: Wolves . . . You have my gratitude, for it was you who awoke her.
Hige: What?
Kiba: Who the Hell are you?
Darcia: The Flower Maiden is mine.
Hige: The Flower Maiden? Is that . . . Cheza?
Darcia: We'll meet in Paradise. If we meet again, that is.
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Crazy Credits

The episode titles appear at the end of each episode instead of the beginning. See more »

Soundtracks

Tell Me What the Rain Knows
Second Ending Theme Song (Episode #26)
Music composition and Arrangement by Yôko Kanno
Performed by Maaya Sakamoto
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Let's help them find paradise...
5 June 2004 | by gohmifuneSee all my reviews

This is one of the single most important anime series ever, it single-handedly helped revive the fan side of the industry and created a digi-sub boom. That is why I love this show. I had waited for this show for ages when I first heard about it, when I finally saw it I was amazed. Atmosphere is the body of the show.

From beginning to end this show is presented as a simple adventure/mystery story, but it is much more than that. There is far more to praise in this show than a great number of what was on at the time of its premier in Japan, but this along with Witch Hunter Robin and Gundam Seed represent the kind of quality that the current industry is capable of.

Enough Praise...

Yes there is a lot going for it, plot, character designs, music, atmosphere, character development, but it has one downside, much like the afore mentioned Witch Hunter Robin, it is essentially an Evangelion clone. This is not evident until the end of the show, and it does not hamper the quality of the show, but it does promote a trend. The ending, unlike Evangelion, is happy, and is the most amazing ending one could possibly ever wish for out of this show, but it is a bit cryptic, but satisfying nonetheless.

Wolf's Rain is gold, the kind of gold that we get today. Hopefully we get more like it in the upcoming years.


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