Rave Master (known as RAVE (レイヴ) and Groove Adventure Rave in Japan), is a manga by Hiro Mashima, author of Monster Soul, Fairy Tail and Edens Zero, which ran in Weekly Shonen Magazine from 1999 to 2005.
It tells the story of Haru Glory, a teenager who becomes the second Rave Master and is destined to bring peace to his world and save it from the threat of Dark Bring (Shadow Stones in the English anime version). Along the way, Haru gains friends who join him on his quest and they slowly unravel the mystery of the Rave Stones (his power source), the Dark Bring, and his destiny and how it affects those around him and the fate of the world in general.
For more information of the series, check the Rave Master Wiki.
Rave Master Similarities[edit | edit source]
- Both series, as well as Fairy Tail, feature a powerful antagonist faction named Oración Seis.
- The Granbell Kingdom quest is called "Let's Quest" after Let Dahaka from Rave Master.
- Much like with Fairy Tail, the Nikora's appearance are from Plue.
- The color spread of Chapter 11 features "Griffon", a Machine based on Griffon Kato from Rave Master.
- Mildian was the name of a village in Rave Master and a city in Fairy Tail.
- Rebecca's Bellholy Slash is named after Bell Holy, a sword used by Rave Master character Ruby.
- Etherion is named after the weapon of the same name in Rave Master and Fairy Tail.
- Belial Gore (ベリアル・ゴア Beriaru Goa) shares the name of the character Berial (ベリアル Beriaru) from Rave Master.
- Overdrive shares its name with Endless' planet destroying ability.
- Magimech Attack: Meteor Breaker's Japanese name shares its kanji spelling with the Sema spell from Fairy Tail, which itself was a reference to the Ancient Forbidden Magic: Sema of Rave Master.
- The Ether Gears Glue Tear and Smoke Bar share their names with Dark Brings from Rave Master.
- Orc's 70-shaped pendant shares the number with Rugar 70 from Rave Master.
- Grand Chariot is based off the Celestial Magic and Heavenly Body Magic spell of the same name from Rave Master and Fairy Tail respectively.
Rave Master Appearances[edit | edit source]
- In Chapter 3, Page 19, Griffon appears on the floor above Rebecca and Shiki as they discuss about guilds.
- A creature named Turn-to-Timonium resembles Tanchimo is seen at the end of Chapter 30. It is a steed in Digitalis where its description "A noble steed who had carried a hero of the holy bring stones" alludes to Rave Master.
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