Dragon's Dogma (TV series)

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Dragon's Dogma
Dragons Dogma.jpg
Promotional teaser poster
Genre
Created byCapcom
Original net animation
Directed byShinya Sugai
Produced byTomohisa Nishimura
Written byKurasumi Sunayama
Music byTadayoshi Makino
StudioSublimation
Licensed byNetflix
ReleasedSeptember 17, 2020 (2020-09-17)
Runtime19–32 minutes
Episodes7 (List of episodes)

Dragon's Dogma[3][4] is an original net animation (ONA) anime dark fantasy series based on the 2012 video game of the same name by Capcom. Directed by Shinya Sugai, the series was released worldwide on September 17, 2020 on Netflix.[5]

Characters[edit]

Ethan (イーサン, Īsan)
Voiced by: Yūichi Nakamura[6] (Japanese); Greg Chun[6] (English)
Hannah (ハンナ, Hanna)
Voiced by: Nana Mizuki[6] (Japanese); Erica Mendez[6] (English)
Olivia (オリビア, Oribia)
Voiced by: Miyuki Sawashiro[6] (Japanese); Cristina Vee[6] (English)
Dragon (ドラゴン, Doragon)
Voiced by: Takayuki Sugō[6] (Japanese); David Lodge[6] (English)
Louis (ルイ, Rui)
Voiced by: Yūko Sanpei[6] (Japanese); Jeannie Tirado[6] (English)
Salai (サライ, Sarai)
Voiced by: Suzuko Mimori[6] (Japanese); Ryan Bartley[6] (English)

Production[edit]

The series is animated by Sublimation.[5] Shinya Sugai serves as director and executive producer;[5] Taiki Sakurai as executive producer, with Capcom's Takashi Kitahara and Hiroyuki Kobayashi as executive co-producers.[5] Kurasumi Sunayama is writing the scripts, and Kaoru Nishimura[7] designing the characters.[5] The series is listed for seven episodes.[1] Original game composer Tadayoshi Makino serves as the show's composer.[7]

Episodes[edit]

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date [8]
1"Wrath"Shinya SugaiKurasumi SunayamaSeptember 17, 2020 (2020-09-17)
Father-to-be Ethan leaves his wife behind and takes orphan Louis to hunt for food in the mountains, where a pack of ferocious wolves set upon them.
2"Gluttony"Shinya SugaiKurasumi SunayamaSeptember 17, 2020 (2020-09-17)
Cassardis lies in ruins. When a magical Pawn revives Ethan, he vows revenge, embarking on a quest to slay the dragon that destroyed his world.
3"Envy"Shinya SugaiKurasumi SunayamaSeptember 17, 2020 (2020-09-17)
Ethan and Hannah aid a traveling party being ambushed by goblins. The groups make camp together, but a predatory griffin swoops in from above.
4"Sloth"Shinya SugaiKurasumi SunayamaSeptember 17, 2020 (2020-09-17)
The pair make their way through a cavern that once housed a bustling narcotics operation. Deeper inside, a towering hydra stalks the depths.
5"Greed"Shinya SugaiKurasumi SunayamaSeptember 17, 2020 (2020-09-17)
Ethan and Hannah reunite with royal guards Simon and Balthazar, agreeing to help them destroy a greedy lich who commands an army of undead.
6"Lust"Shinya SugaiKurasumi SunayamaSeptember 17, 2020 (2020-09-17)
Hannah convinces Ethan to rest at an inn before marching on to the dragon's lair. In his room, a vision of his wife brings back Ethan's past.
7"Pride"Shinya SugaiKurasumi SunayamaSeptember 17, 2020 (2020-09-17)
Ethan makes his way to the Tainted Mountain to face the dragon and reclaim his stolen heart, or die trying.

Reception[edit]

On review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the first season holds an approval rating of 83% based on 6 reviews from critics while views gave it an approval rating of 40%.[9]

In a positive review, IGN's David Jagneaux wrote, "It's not the best video game adaptation ever—Castlevania is absolutely winning that race—but it's a good debut that has room for growth with (hopefully) future seasons."[10] Writing for The A.V. Club, Sam Barsanti called the first season, "a fun, if forgettable video game adaptation."[11] The Escapist's Jesse Lab responded more negatively to the first season, lamenting it as "a heartbreaking disappointment."[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Hazra, Adriana (August 24, 2020). "Netflix's Dragon's Dogma Anime Reveals Trailer, Key Art". Anime News Network. Retrieved August 24, 2020.
  2. ^ Netflixアニメ「ドラゴンズドグマ」日本語吹き替え版に中村悠一、水樹奈々ら. Natalie (in Japanese). September 3, 2020. Retrieved September 3, 2020.
  3. ^ Prescott, Shaun (March 12, 2019). "Dragon's Dogma is getting a Netflix anime". PC Gamer. Retrieved March 12, 2019.
  4. ^ Doolan, Liam (July 14, 2020). "Netflix's Dragon's Dogma Anime Will Arrive This September". Nintendo Life. Retrieved July 14, 2020.
  5. ^ a b c d e Sherman, Jennifer (July 14, 2020). "Netflix's Dragon's Dogma Anime Reveals Staff, Visual, September Debut". Anime News Network. Retrieved July 14, 2020.
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Pineda, Rafael Antonio (September 2, 2020). "Dragon's Dogma Anime Reveals English, Japanese Dub Casts in New Trailer". Anime News Network. Retrieved September 2, 2020.
  7. ^ a b "『ドラゴンズドグマ』オープニング映像" ["Dragon's Dogma" Opening Video]. YouTube. Netflix. September 11, 2020. Retrieved September 11, 2020.
  8. ^ "Dragon's Dogma – Listings". The Futon Critic. Retrieved August 24, 2020.
  9. ^ "Dragon's Dogma: Season 1". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved July 31, 2021.
  10. ^ "Netflix's Dragon's Dogma: Season 1 Review". IGN. Retrieved July 31, 2021.
  11. ^ "Review: Netflix's Dragon's Dogma is fun but forgettable". TV Club. Retrieved March 1, 2021.
  12. ^ "Dragon's Dogma Season 1 Review: A Heartbreaking Disappointment". Escapist Magazine. September 22, 2020. Retrieved March 1, 2021.

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