Ragnarok the Animation

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Ragnarök the Animation
Nowhere near as good as it looks. Which is a shame.
Developer(s) Gravity Entertainment Corporation
Publisher(s) Seīchi Hori
Cheong Dae Sik
Distributor(s) FUNimation Entertainment (North America)
Level Up! Games (Philippines & Brazil)
Director(s) Seiji Kishi
Kim Jung Ryool
Writer(s) Hideki Mitsui
Lee Myung-jin
Artist(s) G&G Entertainment
Release date(s) 2004 April 06 – 2004 September 28
Genre(s) Adventure

Ragnarök the Animation is a Japanese/Korean animation series based on the MMORPG Ragnarök Online rather than the original manhwa Ragnarok. It was produced in the first quarter of 2004 and was broadcast on TV Tokyo of Japan. In 2005, it was broadcast on SBS in Korea. It has 26 episodes. The Philippine and Brazilian distributor of the game, Level Up! Games, Inc., cooperated with ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation for local licensing and distribution rights of Ragnarok the Animation. On 2007 January 22, FUNimation Entertainment announced the U.S. license of Ragnarok on the website's Kickoff 07.

Story[edit | edit source]

The story happens in the same world of Rune-Midgard. An evil entity called the Dark Lord wants to create chaos in the world with the help of seven crystals that represent the seven ambitions (also known as the Seven Strengths) who sealed him away years ago.

Characters[edit | edit source]

Protagonists[edit | edit source]

Antagonists[edit | edit source]

Other Characters[edit | edit source]

List of Episodes[edit | edit source]

Ragnarok the Animation consists of 26 episodes which are all spun off of the Ragnarok Online MMORPG and have no connection to the either the game nor the Ragnarok manhwa.

Episode No. English Title Japanese Title Air Dates
1 Why Do You Wield That Sword?

Sono Ken wa Nani no Tame ni Aru no desu

2004 Apr. 06 (Japan)
2005 Oct. 09 (South Korea)
2007 Dec. 04 (North America DVD)

2 Be Good To Me, Big Brother

Yoroshiku ne, Oniichan

2004 Apr. 13 (Japan)
2005 Oct. 16 (South Korea)

3 I Believe

Watashi wa Shinjitemasu

2004 Apr. 20 (Japan)
2005 Oct. 23 (South Korea)

4 Is That the Best You Can Do?

Sore wa Omae no Chikara nano ka

2004 Apr. 27 (Japan)
2005 Oct. 30 (South Korea)

5 What Did You Just Say?

Ima, Nante Itta no?

2004 May 04 (Japan)
2005 Nov. 06 (South Korea)

6 I Won't Let Anyone Get In My Way!

Tare ni mo Watashi no Jama wa Sasenain dakara

2004 May 11 (Japan)
2005 Nov. 13 (South Korea)

7 Will You Comfort Me?!?

Nagusamete Kureru no!?

2004 May 18 (Japan)
2005 Nov. 20(South Korea)

8 Life Is Precious

Inochi no Tattosa o Shiranu Mono wa Fukō da

2004 May 25 (Japan)
2005 Nov. 27 (South Korea)

9 All For the Truth

Subete wa Shinri no Tame ni

2004 Jun. 01 (Japan)
2005 Dec. 04 (South Korea)

10 You're My Brother, Aren't You?!?

niisan Nan desho!

2004 Jun. 08 (Japan)
2005 Dec. 11 (South Korea)
2008 Jan. 29 (North America DVD)

11 All is Only Despair

Kono Yo ni Aru-no wa Shitsubō Dake da

2004 Jun. 15 (Japan)
2005 Dec. 18 (South Korea)

12 I Can't Do It

Boku ja Dame Nan da…

2004 Jun. 22 (Japan)
2005 Dec. 25 (South Korea)

13 The Protector

Mamoru Mono…

2004 Jun. 29 (Japan)
2006 Jan. 01 (South Korea)

14 Why Won't You Answer?

Dōshite Kotaete Kudasaranai no desu

2004 Jul. 06 (Japan)
2006 Jan. 08 (South Korea)

15 Don't Worry, I'm Here

Daijōbu, Ore ga Iru

2004 Jul. 13 (Japan)
2006 Jan. 15 (South Korea)

16 I Can't Save Anyone

Nani mo Sukuenai…

2004 Jul. 20 (Japan)
2006 Jan. 22 (South Korea)

17 You Are Already Tainted

Sude ni Omae mo Kagarete Iru

2004 Jul. 22 (Japan)
2006 Jan. 29 (South Korea)

18 I've Known All Along

Minna Wakatta n'ya

2004 Aug. 03 (Japan)
2006 Feb. 05 (South Korea)

19 We'll Always Be Together

Zutto Issho da yo

2004 Aug. 10 (Japan)
2006 Feb. 12 (South Korea)
2008 Mar. 25 (North America DVD)

20 It's Okay

Mō, Ii ya…

2004 Aug. 17 (Japan)
2006 Feb. 19 (South Korea)

21 I Need You

Omae ga Hitsuyō Nan da

2004 Aug. 24 (Japan)
2006 Feb. 26 (South Korea)

22 Who's the Lonely One?

Samishii-no wa Dotchi!

2004 Aug. 31 (Japan)
2006 Mar. 05 (South Korea)

23 Good Bye


2004 Sept. 02 (Japan)
2006 Mar. 12 (South Korea)

24 Place of Reckoning

Subete no Ketchaku o Tsukeru Basho

2004 Sept. 14 (Japan)
2006 Mar. 19 (South Korea)

25 One Who Realizes His Mistake

Ayamachi ni Kizuki-shi Mono

2004 Sept. 21 (Japan)
2006 Mar. 26 (South Korea)

26 For the Sake of Our Future

Watashi-tachi no Mirai no Tame ni!

2004 Sept. 28 (Japan)
2006 Apr. 01 (South Korea)

Music of Ragnarok the Animation[edit | edit source]

Only one soundtrack and a single (We Are the Stars) were ever released for Ragnarok the Animation.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • In some official servers of Ragnarok Online, events related to the Ragnarok the Animation series, including quests which allow players to revisit key events in the anime series were released during its airing.

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