The Dragon Dentist is one of the more interesting parallel universe anime I have seen. It has, as one of its main protagonists, someone who is definitively not Japanese, but places him in an environment that is overtly tied up in Japanese culture, history, and religion. Although he may start out as an outsider, he doesn’t remain so.
December 14, 2017 06:00 AM
Filed to: The Dragon Dentist
One day, amid increasingly fierce battles with the neighboring country, Nonoko finds on the dragon’s tooth an unconscious boy soldier from the enemy country. His name is Bell, and he has been resurrected from inside the tooth by the dragon—a supernatural phenomenon that legend says occurs before a major disaster.