Wolf's Rain [TV]
In a slowly decaying world, a small ray of hope takes form as an old legend. According to the tale, when the world’s end finally arrives, the gates of Paradise will open, and there everyone can live peacefully. However, it is also said; that the now thought to be extinct wolves are the only one who can find the gateway to salvation.
A lone wolf in the name of Kiba travels to Freeze City after being drawn by a unique scent. There, he discovers that three other wolves have also been drawn by the same scent. Together, masked by a powerful illusion to hide themselves from humans, they search through the barren wastelands for the key to Paradise known as the Lunar Flowers, bringing with them their hopes for a better life. However, not only the wolves have been searching for this mystical land, and these other beings are prepared to do anything just to enter Paradise.
About the Show
Wolf’s Rain is a sci-fi adventure anime television series directed by Tensai Okamura, and written by Keiko Nobumoto. Produced by studio Bones, the series aired a total of 26 episodes (plus 4 OVAs) between January 6, 2003 and February 25, 2004.
Cheza is an artificially made human from Lunar Flowers, and is intended to be the key to Paradise. She is the Flower Maiden, and thus shares a special bond with the wolves, who constantly saves her from the humans.
Impulsive, prideful, but brave, Kiba is a white lone wolf who initially refused to disguise himself as a human due to his great hatred for them. When he was still a young wolf, Jaguara’s troops slaughtered his pack and burned down their forest. He was the only survivor of this attack, and was taken in by a shaman. The shaman told Kiba that he was saved by the forest for a reason, and that his destiny was to find Paradise.
Usually ill-tempered and cold towards the other wolves, Tsume is a grey wolf who lives in Freeze City and survives by leading a pack of h