Rave Master (レイヴ Reivu) is an anime series based on the Rave Master manga by Hiro Mashima, produced by Studio Deen. Rave Master premiered in Japan on TBS on October 13, 2001, and ran until September 28, 2002. The anime series is based on the first ninety-five chapters of the manga series. The story follows Haru Glory's quest for Rave, accompanied by the young girl who lost her memory, Elie, and soon by the Silver Claimer Hamrio Musica. They encounter and confront many Demon Card members, protecting the world from their hands. Along the way, they make new comrades with unique abilities, and convert old foes into new friends.
The series was adapted into a fifty-one episode anime series by Studio Deen; the anime series is based on the first twelve volumes of the manga series. Tokyopop also licensed the anime adaptation. The English dubbed version premiered on Cartoon Network in the United States on June 5, 2004 as part of the Toonami programming block, and re-broadcast on Syfy in 2009.
In Hip Hop Town, Haru Glory stumbles upon Elie while trying to find Plue. However, Plue ends up finding Elie instead, but is soon taken to a dog race where Haru confronts Georco and defeats him using the power of Rave.