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Dragon Half (OAV)

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Alternative title:
ドラゴンハーフ (Japanese)
Genres: comedy, fantasy
Themes: dragons, fanservice
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary: Mink—the daughter of a dragon and a retired dragonslaying knight—sets out on a journey to get tickets for a concert held by Dick Saucer, world-famous teen idol and dragon hunter. Meanwhile, the corrupt king of the land is trying to take her hostage to get at her mother, and his magic-using daughter seeks to foil Mink's quest out of sheer spite.
User Ratings: 914 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 61 votes (sub:44, dub:17)
 Excellent: 140 votes (sub:110, dub:26, raw:1, ?:1, others:2
2 Spanish subtitled
 Very good: 242 votes (sub:163, dub:67, ?:2, others:10
6 Spanish subtitled
1 French subtitled
1 Russian dubbed
1 German dubbed
1 Russian subtitled
 Good: 232 votes (sub:156, dub:68, raw:3, ?:2, others:3
1 German dubbed
1 Russian subtitled
1 Polish subtitled
 Decent: 120 votes (sub:76, dub:39, ?:3, others:2
1 German subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
 So-so: 43 votes (sub:36, dub:7)
 Not really good: 37 votes (sub:26, dub:11)
 Weak: 19 votes (sub:10, dub:7, raw:1, ?:1)
 Bad: 12 votes (sub:9, dub:3)
 Awful: 5 votes (dub:2, sub:2, edit.dub:1)
 Worst ever: 3 votes (dub:2, sub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 1860 users, rank: #652 (of 9603)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 7.220 (Good+), std. dev.: 1.7698, rank: #2843 (of 9731)
Weighted mean: 7.173 (Good+), rank: #2870 (of 9731) (seen all: 7.22 / seen some: 5.86 / won't finish: 4.76)
Bayesian estimate: 7.177 (Good+), rank: #2629 (of 7376)
Running time: 25 minutes per episode
Number of episodes: 2
Episode titles: We have 2
Vintage: 1993-03-26 to 1993-05-28
Release dates: We have 4
Ending Theme:
"Watashi no Tamagoyaki" (私のたまごやき) by Kotono Mitsuishi
Insert song:
"Taosu zo!! Red Dragon" (倒すぞ!!レッドドラゴン) by Yasunori Matsumoto
Links: We have 1
Trivia: We have 5
DVD Easter Eggs: We have 1
Dragon Half DVD (Sep 18, 2002)
Press Release:
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DVD (Region 1)
    Dragon Half (DVD) 2002-09-24 (from $8.25)
    Dragon Half - [Essential Anime Collection] (DVD) 2004-09-28 (from $12.40)
    Dragon Half (DVD) 2014-03-25 (from $99.00)
    Dragon Half / Puni Puni Poemy [Double Pack] (DVD) 2007-12-04
    Dragon Half (Dub.VHS) 2000-04-25
    Dragon Half (Sub.VHS) 1998-11-11 (from $25.00)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Shinya Sadamitsu
Shinya Sadamitsu (eps 1-2)
Storyboard: Shinya Sadamitsu (eps 1-2)
Music: Kōhei Tanaka
Original creator: Ryusuke Mita
Character Design: Masahiro Koyama
Art Director: Yūsuke Takeda
Animation Director:
Masahiro Koyama (ep 1)
Takahiro Kishida (ep 2)
Sound Director: Yasunori Honda
Director of Photography: Kazushi Torigoe
In-Between Animation:
Junko Nishimura (ep 2)
Keiko Watanabe (ep 2)
Mieko Matsui (ep 1)
Ritsuko Shiina (ep 1)
Sachiko Kobayashi (ep 2)
Sachiyo Hiraide (ep 1)
Taeko Watanabe (ep 1)
Yōko Akasaka (ep 2)
In-Between Check: Sachiko Kobayashi (eps 1-2)
Chisato Asai (eps 1-2)
Keiji Kitsutaka (eps 1-2)
Mitsue Inukai (eps 1-2)
Ryuji Fukumoto (eps 1-2)
Planning: Toshio Azami
Production Advancement: Hidekazu Terakawa (eps 1-2)
Production manager: Ryūji Mitsumoto
Script Director: Shinya Sadamitsu
Sound Effects: Eiko Morikawa (Swara Pro)
Special Effects: Masahiro Murakami (eps 1-2)
Theme Song Arrangement: Kōhei Tanaka (ED)
Theme Song Lyrics: Kyōko Matsumiya (ED)
Theme Song Performance:
Kotono Mitsuishi (ED)
Yasunori Matsumoto (OP)

Mariko Kouda as Rufa
Rei Sakuma as Vena
Yasunori Matsumoto as Dick Saucer

Akio Ōtsuka as Damaramu
Kaneto Shiozawa as Rosario
Kenichi Ogata as King
Kikuko Inoue as Mana
Kōsuke Tomita as
Megumi Urawa as Doug Fin
Noriko Asano as Venus
Sanshirō Nitta as
Taeko Yamada as Pia
Takeshi Aono as Ruth
Takumi Yamazaki as
Japanese companies
Backgrounds: Bihou, Inc.
Finish Animation:
I.G Tatsunoko (eps 1-2)
MI (ep 1)
Sendai Animation (eps 1-2)
Shima Studio (ep 2)
Studio Add (eps 1-2)
Studio Mac (ep 1)
In-Between Animation:
I.G Tatsunoko (eps 1-2)
Sendai Animation (ep 2)
Studio Takuranke (ep 1)
Photography: Trans Arts Co.
Recording Studio: Toei Audio Visual Art Center
Sound Production: Arts Production
Titles: Maki Production
English staff
English cast
ADR Director: Matt Greenfield
Art Director:
Laura Attwell (Dubbed VHS)
Ruby Halipoto
ADR Script: Matt Greenfield
Executive producer:
John Ledford
Mark Williams (DVD)
Sharon Papa
Producer: Matt Greenfield

5.1 Mix: Cesar Inserny (ADV Essential Anime Collection)
Brett Weaver (ADV Essential Anime Collection; ep 2)
Matt Greenfield (ADV Essential Anime Collection: ep. 2)
Tiffany Grant (ADV Essential Anime Collection: ep. 2)
Creative Director:
David Del Rio (DVD)
J. Michael Stovall (DVD)
DVD Coordination:
Anthony Benavides (ADV Essential Anime Collection)
Janice Williams
DVD Graphics: Hiroko Fukumori
DVD Menu Design:
Colleen Corcoran (ADV Essential Anime Collection)
Roberto Garcia (ADV Essential Anime Collection)
DVD Producer:
Andrew Kent (ADV Essential Anime Collection)
David Williams
Bill Newton (ADV Essential Anime Collection)
David Grundy
Gerald Brewer
Neil O'Sullivan (ADV Essential Anime Collection)
International Coordination: Toru Iwakami
Logo Design: Douglas Smith
Packaging Design:
Colleen Corcoran (DVD)
Douglas Smith (Dubbed VHS)
Hiroko Fukumori (DVD)
Lorraine Reyes (Subbed VHS)
Thanh Tran (Subbed VHS)
Post-Production Manager: Shelly Thomas
Production Assistant:
Andrew Kent
Carl Wormley
Carole Pavlik (ADV Essential Anime Collection)
Maki Nagano
Marta Bechtol (ADV Essential Anime Collection)
Paul Mericle (ADV Essential Anime Collection)
Recording engineer: Christopher Bourque
Sound Design: Paul Killam
Subtitle Script: Chris Williams (ADV Essential Anime Collection)
Subtitle Timing:
Chris Williams (ADV Essential Anime Collection)
Neal Barnes

Aaron Krohn as Dick Saucer
Amanda Winn Lee as Princess Vina

Andy McAvin as Rosario
Brett Weaver as Damaramu
Greg Stanley as Blue Slime
Hilary Haag as Pia
John Swasey as
Kelly Manison as Venus
Kira Vincent-Davis as Yellow Slime
Lew Temple as Ticket Man
Marcy Rae as Mom
Matt Greenfield as Golem
Paul Sidello as The King
Phil Ross as
Royal Advisor
Rob Mungle as Ruth the Red Lightning
Spike Spencer as
Takumi Yamazaki as Mappy (credited as "Himself")
Tiffany Grant as Dug Fin
Todd Greenfield as Cyclops

English companies
Distributor: ADV Films (UK)
DVD Authoring & Encoding: M.O.F.C.
Internet Streaming:
Pluto TV (via RetroCrush)
Licensed by:
ADV Films (Expired)
Discotek Media (2013)
Post Production: Monkey Boy Studios
Recording Studio: Industrial Smoke & Mirrors
German cast
German staff
ADR Script: Jan Walravens

Jan Walravens as Dick Saucer
Rolf Berg as Rosario
Sibylle Kuhne as Vina

Axel Ludwig as Annoucer
German companies
ADV Films (germany)
Dubbing: ELG Media

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