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Kyoukaisenjou no Horizon

Alternative Titles

English: Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere
Synonyms: Horizon on the Middle of Nowhere, Kyoukai Senjou no Horizon
Japanese: 境界線上のホライゾン


Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 2, 2011 to Dec 25, 2011
Premiered: Fall 2011
Broadcast: Unknown
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: Sunrise
Source: Light novel
Genres: Action, Fantasy
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


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Ranked: #21392
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In the far future, humans abandon a devastated Earth and traveled to outer space. However, due to unknown phenomenon that prevents them from traveling into space, humanity returns to Earth only to find it inhospitable except for Japan.

To accommodate the entire human population, pocket dimensions are created around Japan to house in the populace. In order to find a way to return to outer space, the humans began reenacting human history according to the Holy book Testament. But in the year 1413 of the Testament Era, the nations of the pocket dimensions invade and conquer Japan, dividing the territory into feudal fiefdoms and forcing the original inhabitants of Japan to leave.

It is now the year 1648 of the Testament Era, the refugees of Japan now live in the city ship Musashi, where it constantly travels around Japan while being watched by the Testament Union, the authority that runs the re-enactment of history. However, rumors of an apocalypse and war begin to spread when the Testament stops revealing what happens next after 1648.

Taking advantage of this situation, Toori Aoi, head of Musashi Ariadust Academy's Supreme Federation and President of the student council, leads his fellow classmates to use this opportunity to regain their homeland.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Aoi, Tori
Aoi, Tori
Fukuyama, Jun
Fukuyama, Jun
Ariadust, Horizon
Ariadust, Horizon
Chihara, Minori
Chihara, Minori
Honda, Masazumi
Honda, Masazumi
Sawashiro, Miyuki
Sawashiro, Miyuki
Aoi, Kimi
Aoi, Kimi
Saito, Chiwa
Saito, Chiwa


Ono, Manabu
Ono, Manabu
Tsuruoka, Yota
Tsuruoka, Yota
Sound Director
Ishiguro, Kyohei
Ishiguro, Kyohei
Episode Director
Ando, Masaomi
Ando, Masaomi
Episode Director

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Opening Theme

"Terminated" by Minori Chihara

Ending Theme

#01: Side Ariadust: "Pieces" by AiRI (eps 1-3, 7-10, 12, 13)
#02: Side Horizon: "Stardust Melodia" by Ceui (eps 4-6, 11)

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Jun 15, 2012
"Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere" is a very difficult anime to describe.

It synthesizes humor, action, and romance together into a series where each element is an irreplaceable part of the dynamic and story. Because it combines many different elements together at once it can easily bewilder the viewer and leave them in a position where they have little clue of where it is going. For some this may be a significant flaw and hold back their enjoyment while for others it may pave the way for an interesting and unpredictable story. This is definitely not an anime for everybody.

The story begins in a read more
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Jan 4, 2012
This particular Anime started off on the wrong foot but in the end left me looking forward to the second season. The first four episodes are heavy handed and will be a challenge for some to get through. The best way to put it is, this Anime is set up like most Historical dramas are. The start of the storyline is about setting up the history for those who don't know anything about the history, because otherwise the viewer would find themselves confused.

However, unlike most Historical dramas just about any fan of Historical Fiction will be left in the dark because this particular show read more
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Dec 4, 2011
First of all, if you don't like history...good luck.

I've watched it from the start of episode 1 when it came out and I was confused!! I reluctantly continued to watch it as some say "just continue watching and then you'll understand." Now, after the 4th episode I realized things just got serious.

To watch this anime, you may need to have the ability to cram some information in your heads. I thought it was interesting how politics were so influenced in this anime. Just give it a chance and don't bluntly say "OMG, IT'S SO CONFUSING IT SUCKS!" Heck, with the hard work they made to read more
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Nov 19, 2011
If the author of this anime would describe the plot of this anime it would probably take forever to read. And that is because this anime seems to put like 5000 different stories into one anime and try to get a good and connective plot. And for me and possibly for many other, to understand this anime seem like it would be a impossible feat to accomplish. This is by far the most confusing anime I have ever seen, and I don't mean that in a good way. I give the story a 2.

The art and sound is all good but there is nothing particular read more
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