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Angel Beats!

Angel Beats!

Alternative Titles

English: Angel Beats!
Japanese: Angel Beats! (エンジェルビーツ)

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 2, 2010 to Jun 26, 2010
Duration: 24 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 8.561 (scored by 206300 users)
Ranked: #792
Popularity: #8
Members: 296,802
Favorites: 17,250
1 indicates a weighted score
2 based on the top anime page.

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Synopsis

Otonashi awakens only to learn he is dead. A rifle-toting girl named Yuri explains that they are in the afterlife, and Otonashi realizes the only thing he can remember about himself is his name. Yuri tells him that she leads the Shinda Sekai Sensen (Afterlife Battlefront) and wages war against a girl named Tenshi. Unable to believe Yuri's claims that Tenshi is evil, Otonashi attempts to speak with her, but the encounter doesn't go as he intended.

Otonashi decides to join the SSS and battle Tenshi, but he finds himself oddly drawn to her. While trying to regain his memories and understand Tenshi, he gradually unravels the mysteries of the afterlife.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Related Anime

Adaptation: Angel Beats! Track Zero, Angel Beats! Heaven's Door, Angel Beats! The 4-koma: Bokura no Sensen Koushinkyoku♪
Side story: Angel Beats!: Stairway to Heaven, Angel Beats!: Another Epilogue

Characters & Voice Actors

Nakamura, Yuri
Nakamura, Yuri
Main
Karbowski, Brittney
English
Karbowski, Brittney
Sakurai, Harumi
Japanese
Sakurai, Harumi
...
Otonashi, Yuzuru
Otonashi, Yuzuru
Main
Kamiya, Hiroshi
Japanese
Kamiya, Hiroshi
Shepard, Blake
English
Shepard, Blake
...
Tachibana, Kanade
Tachibana, Kanade
Main
Hanazawa, Kana
Japanese
Hanazawa, Kana
Neves, Emily
English
Neves, Emily
...
T.K.
T.K.
Supporting
Rivas, Michael
Japanese
Rivas, Michael
Wagoner, Adam Van
English
Wagoner, Adam Van
...

Staff

Horikawa, Kenji
Producer
Kishi, Seiji
Director
Hashimoto, Hiroyuki
Episode Director, Storyboard, 2nd Key Animation, Key Animation
Foster, Steven
Script, ADR Director



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Jan 8, 2013
xbobx
"-You must be an idiot! You should try dying once!
by the way, that's a cliché joke in this world where no one can die. So, was it funny?"

I'm at a loss for words...
What could I say? I keep getting surprised with Key's scriptwriters. Who's already familiar with their works, probably heard the name Jun Maeda before. He's the original creator of Angel Beats. You may not like him, but Maeda's (and his coworkers at Key) manner of creating and conducing a story, be it a light-hearted comedy or a melodramatic romance, is definately worthy of praise. Just look around, Clannad, Air, Kanon and recently Little read more
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May 13, 2010
coldcoal
I have to admit that I first started watching Angel Beats because of two main reasons: the pretty visuals, and the presence of guitars. But once I began watching the show in earnest, I found a lot more here than I expected. Angel Beats is a show that keeps me guessing, and consistently tugs at strings I didn't know existed until they were pulled.

Basically, Angel Beats is about an afterlife in which a group of dead students refuse to 'move on' to the next life, because they have some sort of peace to make with the world and themselves. There's a unique mix of read more
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Recommendations

Drama has similar fell and has same over the top comedy relieves. Both has great animation and music has been done by same composer.
The main protagonist in both series are playful tsunderes. Both are very comedic, both take place in a high school setting. Both plots begin playful then quickly evolve into a heartwarming tale.
reportRecommended by xdzzz - Add to favorites

Opening Theme

#1: "My Soul, Your Beats!" by Lia (eps 1-3, 5-12)
#2: "My Soul, Your Beats!" by LiSA (ep 4)

Ending Theme

#1: "Brave Song" by Aoi Tada (eps 1-9, 11-12)
#2: "Ichiban no Takaramono ~Yui final ver.~ (一番の宝物 ~Yui final ver.~)" by Girls Dead Monster feat. LiSA (ep 10)
#3: "Ichiban no Takaramono (一番の宝物)" by karuta (ep 13)

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