Ragnarok the Animation

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

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 TitleJapanese TitleAir Dates
1Why Do You Wield That Sword?その剣は何のためにあるのです
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)
2Be Good To Me, Big Brotherよろしくね、お兄ちゃん
Yoroshiku ne, Oniichan
2004 Apr. 13 (Japan)
2005 Oct. 16 (South Korea)
3I Believe私は信じてます
Watashi wa Shinjitemasu
2004 Apr. 20 (Japan)
2005 Oct. 23 (South Korea)
4Is That the Best You Can Do?それはお前の力なのか
Sore wa Omae no Chikara nano ka
2004 Apr. 27 (Japan)
2005 Oct. 30 (South Korea)
5What Did You Just Say?今、なんていったの?
Ima, Nante Itta no?
2004 May 04 (Japan)
2005 Nov. 06 (South Korea)
6I Won’t Let Anyone Get In My Way!誰にも私の邪魔はさせないんだから
Tare ni mo Watashi no Jama wa Sasenain dakara
2004 May 11 (Japan)
2005 Nov. 13 (South Korea)
7Will You Comfort Me?!?なぐさめてくれるの!?
Nagusamete Kureru no!?
2004 May 18 (Japan)
2005 Nov. 20(South Korea)
8Life Is Precious命の尊さを知らぬものは不幸だ
Inochi no Tattosa o Shiranu Mono wa Fukō da
2004 May 25 (Japan)
2005 Nov. 27 (South Korea)
9All For the Truth全ては真理のために
Subete wa Shinri no Tame ni
2004 Jun. 01 (Japan)
2005 Dec. 04 (South Korea)
10You’re My Brother, Aren’t You?!?兄さんなんでしょ!
niisan Nan desho!
2004 Jun. 08 (Japan)
2005 Dec. 11 (South Korea)
2008 Jan. 29 (North America DVD)
11All is Only Despairこの世にあるのは失望だけだ
Kono Yo ni Aru-no wa Shitsubō Dake da
2004 Jun. 15 (Japan)
2005 Dec. 18 (South Korea)
12I Can’t Do It僕じゃダメなんだ…
Boku ja Dame Nan da…
2004 Jun. 22 (Japan)
2005 Dec. 25 (South Korea)
13The Protector守る者…
Mamoru Mono…
2004 Jun. 29 (Japan)
2006 Jan. 01 (South Korea)
14Why Won’t You Answer?どうして答えてくださらないのです
Dōshite Kotaete Kudasaranai no desu
2004 Jul. 06 (Japan)
2006 Jan. 08 (South Korea)
15Don’t Worry, I’m Here大丈夫、俺がいる
Daijōbu, Ore ga Iru
2004 Jul. 13 (Japan)
2006 Jan. 15 (South Korea)
16I Can’t Save Anyone何も救えない…
Nani mo Sukuenai…
2004 Jul. 20 (Japan)
2006 Jan. 22 (South Korea)
17You Are Already Taintedすでにお前も汚れている
Sude ni Omae mo Kagarete Iru
2004 Jul. 22 (Japan)
2006 Jan. 29 (South Korea)
18I’ve Known All Alongみんなわかってたんや
Minna Wakatta n’ya
2004 Aug. 03 (Japan)
2006 Feb. 05 (South Korea)
19We’ll Always Be Togetherずっといっしょだよ
Zutto Issho da yo
2004 Aug. 10 (Japan)
2006 Feb. 12 (South Korea)
2008 Mar. 25 (North America DVD)
20It’s Okayもう、いいや…
Mō, Ii ya…
2004 Aug. 17 (Japan)
2006 Feb. 19 (South Korea)
21I Need Youお前が必要なんだ
Omae ga Hitsuyō Nan da
2004 Aug. 24 (Japan)
2006 Feb. 26 (South Korea)
22Who’s the Lonely One?寂しいのはどっち!
Samishii-no wa Dotchi!
2004 Aug. 31 (Japan)
2006 Mar. 05 (South Korea)
23Good Byeさよなら…
2004 Sept. 02 (Japan)
2006 Mar. 12 (South Korea)
24Place of Reckoning全ての決着をつける場所
Subete no Ketchaku o Tsukeru Basho
2004 Sept. 14 (Japan)
2006 Mar. 19 (South Korea)
25One Who Realizes His Mistake過ちに気付きし者
Ayamachi ni Kizuki-shi Mono
2004 Sept. 21 (Japan)
2006 Mar. 26 (South Korea)
26For the Sake of Our Future私達の未来のために!
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.

Media[edit | edit source]