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Towa no Quon 1: Utakata no Kaben

Towa no Quon 1: Utakata no Kaben

Alternative Titles

English: Towanoquon: The Ephemeral Petala
Japanese: トワノクオン 第1章 泡沫の花弁


Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jun 18, 2011
Producers: Bones, Sentai FilmworksL
Duration: 48 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company


Score: 7.561 (scored by 11048 users)
Ranked: #13352
Popularity: #1416
Members: 22,405
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This story follows a boy named Quon and his friends, who are "Attractors." Attractors are human beings who have awakened and have supernatural powers. Quon is determined to save them all. But a secret organization is hunting them...

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Adaptation: Towa no Quon
Sequel: Towa no Quon 2: Konton no Ranbu

Characters & Voice Actors

Mitsuchi, Quon
Mitsuchi, Quon
Kamiya, Hiroshi
Kamiya, Hiroshi
Kazami, Shun
Kazami, Shun
Toriumi, Kousuke
Toriumi, Kousuke
Asuka, Hizuru
Asuka, Hizuru
Kotobuki, Minako
Kotobuki, Minako
Akatsuki, Yuriko
Akatsuki, Yuriko
Shiraishi, Ryoko
Shiraishi, Ryoko


Iida, Umanosuke
Iida, Umanosuke
Wakabayashi, Kazuhiro
Wakabayashi, Kazuhiro
Sound Director
Foster, Steven
Foster, Steven
Script, ADR Director
Kageyama, Hironobu
Kageyama, Hironobu
Theme Song Performance

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Sep 5, 2011 2:09 PM
The last couple of years have spawned some anime series that ditched the usual 20-minute episode format in favor of longer episodes. ‘Break Blade’, ‘Kara no Kyokai’ and ‘Katanagatari’ all released new installments that were (at least) double the length of a typical anime episode up to and including feature length films. Upsides to this approach are that the production values tend to be much higher and that the longer format allows for more deliberate pacing. The downside is that viewers who follow these series end up waiting a long time between the release of new installments.

‘Towa no Quon’ (TnQ) is a superhero story read more
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Aug 12, 2013 4:18 PM
People with suddenly awakening superhuman powers? Check. A shadowy organization, run by a circular table of cryptic old men, that hunts these newly awakened superhumans? Check. A small alliance of superhumans hiding in plain sight, fighting against persecution by rescuing the awakened ones before they're caught, lead by an experienced veteran (named Quon) with a colorful past? Check, check, check. To be blunt, there's hardly an ounce of originality in the entire series of Towa no Quon films. It whips out numerous ideas from past tales of heroes and villains, and doesn't even have the decency to arrange them in a unique manner. It's worth read more
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Mar 27, 7:20 AM
--------------------------Review contains minor spoilers---------------------------------------------------

Plot- In a futuristic Tokyo, unique human beings who have awakened distinct powers are being hunted by a secret organization named Custos. Known as "Attractors", these exceptional humans are joining forces to defend themselves. They are led by a boy named Quon, an idealist who is determined to save all the Attractors he can.

- This series is more like Japanese X-men version. Almost everything seems similar, mutants hiding in a special place getting trained and educated, how to control their powers etc. Quon is the main character or you can say Professor x of the series, he is determined to save all read more
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Dec 8, 2012 10:13 PM
I came into Towa no Quon 1 with almost any expectations, having been linked to its page from another random anime I was viewing at the time. When I saw that it was a 6 part mini-movie series, and in the action genre as well, my interest was piqued. Katanagatari uses a similar 50 minutes per episode run-time, and the art and action in that had impressed me so well that I felt confident a new series with the same set up might as well, despite the different setting. This first episode isn't quite up to par with the greatness of that other series, but read more
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Poll: Towa no Quon 1: Utakata no Kaben Episode 1 Discussion
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Feb 10, 8:00 PM
First 7 min. of the movie
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Jul 31, 2011 8:18 PM