Drifting Dragons

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Drifting Dragons
Drifting Dragons volume 1 cover.jpg
Cover of Drifting Dragons volume 1 by Kodansha
空挺ドラゴンズ
(Kūtei Doragonzu)
Manga
Written byTaku Kuwabara
Published byKodansha
English publisher
DemographicSeinen
Magazinegood! Afternoon
Original runJune 2016 – present
Volumes7
Anime television series
Directed byTadahiro Yoshihira
Written byMakoto Uezu
Music byMasaru Yokoyama
StudioPolygon Pictures
Licensed byNetflix
Original networkFuji TV (+Ultra), KTV, THK, TNC, UHB, BS Fuji
Original run January 8, 2020 – present
Episodes12
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Drifting Dragons (空挺ドラゴンズ, Kūtei Doragonzu, transl. "Airborne Dragons") is a Japanese manga series by Taku Kuwabara. It has been serialized in Kodansha's seinen manga magazine good! Afternoon since June 2016 and has been collected in five tankōbon volumes. The manga is published digitally in English by Kodansha USA under the Kodansha Comics imprint. An anime television series adaptation by Polygon Pictures premiered on January 8, 2020 on Fuji TV's +Ultra programming block.

Characters[edit]

Mika (ミカ)
Voiced by: Tomoaki Maeno[1]
Takita (タキタ)
Voiced by: Sora Amamiya[1]
Jiro (ジロー)
Voiced by: Sōma Saitō[1]
Vanabelle (ヴァナベル)
Voiced by: Kana Hanazawa[1]
Gibbs (ギブス)
Voiced by: Junichi Suwabe[1]
Crocco (クロッコ)
Voiced by: Tomokazu Seki[1]
Niko (ニコ)
Voiced by: Takahiro Sakurai[1]
Berko (バーコ)
Voiced by: Kōsuke Toriumi[1]
Capella (カペラ)
Voiced by: Rie Kugimiya[1]
Gaga (ガガ)
Voiced by: Kentarō Kumagai[1]
Faye (フェイ)
Voiced by: Makoto Furukawa[1]
Badakin (バダキン)
Voiced by: Takashi Matsuyama[1]
Oken (オーケン)
Voiced by: Shunsuke Takeuchi[1]
Soroya (ソラヤ)
Voiced by: Yūto Uemura[1]
Mayne (メイン)
Voiced by: Chinatsu Akasaki[1]
Hiro (ヒーロ)
Voiced by: Junya Enoki[1]
Yoshi (ヨシ)
Voiced by: Kazuhiko Inoue[1]
Lee (リー)
Voiced by: Hiroo Sasaki[1]
Katja (カーチャ)
Voiced by: Ayane Sakura[2]
Nanami (ナナミ)
Voiced by: Sayaka Senbongi[2]
Ascella (アスケラ)
Voiced by: Maaya Sakamoto[2]
Ura (ウラ爺)
Voiced by: Kiyonobu Suzuki[2]

Media[edit]

Manga[edit]

Anime[edit]

An anime television series adaptation was announced on March 15, 2019. The series is animated by Polygon Pictures and directed by Tadahiro Yoshihira, with Makoto Uezu handling series composition, Kyoko Kotani designing the characters, and Masaru Yokoyama composing the music.[3] It premiered on January 8, 2020 on Fuji TV's +Ultra programming block, as well as KTV, THK, TNC, UHB, and BS Fuji.[4] The series will stream exclusively on Netflix.[5] Yoh Kamiyama performed the series' opening theme song "Gunjō", while Akai Ko-en performed the series' ending theme song "Zettai Reido".[1][6] It will run for 12 episodes.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s "Drifting Dragons TV Anime Reveals Teaser Video, 18 Cast Members". Anime News Network. October 9, 2019. Retrieved October 9, 2019.
  2. ^ a b c d "Drifting Dragons TV Anime Casts Ayane Sakura, Sayaka Senbongi, Maaya Sakamoto, Kiyonobu Suzuki". Anime News Network. January 6, 2020. Retrieved January 6, 2020.
  3. ^ "Staff&Cast" (in Japanese). Retrieved October 10, 2019.
  4. ^ "Drifting Dragons TV Anime Reveals Video, January 8 Premiere". Anime News Network. November 29, 2019. Retrieved November 29, 2019.
  5. ^ "Taku Kuwabara's Drifting Dragons Manga Gets Anime in January 2020 by Polygon Pictures". Anime News Network. March 14, 2019. Retrieved March 15, 2019.
  6. ^ "Drifting Dragons TV Anime Video Reveals Yoh Kamiyama Opening Song". Anime News Network. December 25, 2019. Retrieved December 25, 2019.
  7. ^ "Drifting Dragons Anime Has 12 Episodes". Anime News Network. January 10, 2020. Retrieved January 10, 2020.

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