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Anime Spotlight - Unlimited Fafnir (Juoumujin no Fafnir)

by Anthony Foronda,
Broadcast Begins January 8 (JST)

Key Staff

Director: Jun Takahashi
(Azumanga Daioh (Episode Director), The Prince of Tennis (Episode Director) )
Series Composition: Yuki Enatsu
(Saint October)


It is the story of girls who the dragons fell in love at first sight --


What the dragons who destroy the world seek – are “D girls” that become their mates. The world was turned upside down with the sudden appearance of monsters named dragons 25 years ago—. Over time, superhuman girls were born possessing the power of the dragons, and they were called “D”. Yuu Mononobe, the only male in the world to be a “D”, was forced into Midgar, the academy where all the “D” girls were gathered. Yuu accidentally views the naked body of Iris, a girl attending the academy, and even reunites with his younger sister Mitsuki with whom he was separated at birth, and he then ends up transferring into the academy….!? A delinquent girl and the boy who was supposed to become the strongest assassin challenge the seven dragons that threaten the peace of the world—!


Yuu Mononobe
VA:Yoshitsugu Matsuoka

The only male “D” in the world. But, the characteristic power of “D”s to create higher-level elements is not high for him. However, he can recreate firearms with great precision. He is the older brother of Mitsuki, and has faced against a dragon once. His military rank is 2nd Lieutenant.

Iris Freyja
VA:Rina Hidaka

Attendance number 7 in class Brunhild. When creating higher-level elements, she uses a magic staff “Twin-Winged Staff (Caduceus)” as her fictional weapon. However, she can't control it very well, and causes everything to explode. The deviate of the academy.

Mitsuki Mononobe
VA:Manami Numakura

Yuu's younger sister, and student body president of Midgar. Attendance number 3 in class Brunhild. Highly skilled in the creation of higher-level elements, and uses the fictional weapon “Five Flash Devine Bow (Brionac). The only one that can create antimatter.

LiSA Highwalker
VA:Hisako Kanemoto

Attendance number 1 in class Brunhild. Uses a golden spear called “Piercing Divine Lance (Gungnir)” as her fictional weapon when creating higher-level elements. Says her classmates are just like family to her, and has not forgiven Mitsuki for the actions the girl took during a dragon assault in the past.

Firill Crest
VA:Kana Hanazawa

Attendance number 2 in class Brunhild. Uses a grimoire named “Fictitious Magic Book (Necronomicon)” as her fictitious weapon during the creation of higher-level elements. Her hobby is to read books. Always carrying around and reading a book. A noble in a certain country.

Ariella Lu
VA:Sora Tokui

Attendance number 5 in class Brunhild. A boyish girl. Uses the shield “Fang Shield (Aegis)” when creating higher-level elements. Has had a hatred of dragons since very young, so she learned martial arts as a child, and kept up with combat training.

Ren Miyazawa
VA:Fumiko Uchimura

Attendance number 6 in class Brunhild. Uses a giant mace “Pulverizing Fire Mace (Mjolnir)” as her fictitious weapon when creating higher-level elements. Always tinkering on a computer. Her intelligence is at the level of genius, and has skipped grades.

Tear Lightning
VA:Ayane Sakura

A “D” girl that transferred into class Brunhild. She was taught that she was the child of a dragon by devotees of the dragons. Basilisk fell in love with her at first sight, and Midgar ended up protecting her.


Yuu Mononobe
Yoshitsugu Matsuoka
Iris Freyja
Rina Hidaka
Mitsuki Mononobe
Manami Numakura
LiSA Highwalker
Hisako Kanemoto
Firill Crest
Kana Hanazawa
Ariella Lu
Sora Tokui
Ren Miyazawa
Fumiko Uchimura
Tear Lightning
Ayane Sakura
Kili Surt Muspelheim
Marina Inoue
Honoka Tachikawa
Saori Hayami


Original story
Tsukasa “Juoumujin no Fafnir” (published by Kodansha Lanove Bunko)
Original Story Illustrations
Riko Korie
Chief Director
Keizo Kusakawa
Jun Takahashi
Series Composition/Screenplay
Yuki Enatsu
Character Design/Chief Animation Director
Shōko Yasuda
Creature Design/Action Animation Director
Naoki Aizaka
Effects Director
Hideki Fukushima
Art Director
Masatoshi Muto
Studio Jack
Color Coordinator
Yuki Hayashi
Sound Director
Satoki Iida
Music Production
Nippon Columbia
Animation Production

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