Ranked #3202

Brave 10

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Brave10, Brave Ten
Japanese: ブレイブ・テン


Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 8, 2012 to Mar 25, 2012
Premiered: Winter 2012
Broadcast: Unknown
Source: Unknown
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)
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Ranked: #32022
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A young ninja named Saizo Kirigakure is trying to find meaning and direction in his life when he encounters Isanami, who is fleeing from assassins. He manages to save her life, and she then asks him to act as her bodyguard until she reaches her destination. When they arrive in the protected territory of Sanada, Saizo falls into a meeting with Sasuke Sarutobi, leader of the famed ninja group. Sanada has gathered these bold and talented ninjas together in order to bring an end to Japan's era of war. Meanwhile, Isanami's mysterious hidden power comes to light.

(Source: NIS America)


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Characters & Voice Actors

Kirigakure, Saizou
Kirigakure, Saizou
Ono, Daisuke
Ono, Daisuke
Satou, Rina
Satou, Rina
Yuri, Kamanosuke
Yuri, Kamanosuke
Takagi, Motoki
Takagi, Motoki
Unno, Rokurou
Unno, Rokurou
Kamiya, Hiroshi
Kamiya, Hiroshi


Sayama, Kiyoko
Sayama, Kiyoko
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Motoyama, Satoshi
Motoyama, Satoshi
Sound Director
Yokote, Michiko
Yokote, Michiko
Ikeda, Mamiko
Ikeda, Mamiko
Script, Series Composition

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Opening Theme

#1: "Seirei Hirai (精霊飛来)" by Daisuke Ono and Tetsuya Kakihara (eps 1-2, 4-6, 8-11)
#2: "Tenka wo Odoru (天下を躍る)" by Hiroshi Kamiya and Toshiyuki Morikawa (eps 3, 7)

Ending Theme

"Adeosu (艶男。-adeosu-)" by ADAPTER。

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Mar 26, 2012
Well, at first sorry about my English and if there are any mistakes.

Brave 10 is a ninja shounen anime about Sanada Yukimura and his ten heroes.
I started to watch it becouse I like shounen, but I had not any big expectatives about it.
When I watch the firsts episodies, I thought:
-This is a fucking bishounen anime, man.
-The story is pretty bad...
-Why Isanami is so stupid?
Etc. But I didn't drop it. Why? Well, I say to you: this anime is bad. But it's not boring. There are some bad animes that when you are watching and episode you are praying for the end. Not in Brave 10. read more
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Mar 20, 2012
I am commenting this as a person who expected a Sengoku Basara/Historical Seinen anime out of this and not a romance-themed one. Just so you know. This is also why I decided to write a review, since I don't do that much... I just thought people should have my two cents on this as someone who is not interested in the anime at all, but will see it in its entirety.

Pathetic. That was the word I was looking for my review's main theme. I am very thankful to MAL for putting it as the 1's title. If you're looking for a seinen, historical, samurai/ninja read more
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Mar 27, 2012
Obviously I loved the feudal Japan background. The fights are not stretched forever, usually 1 or 2 episodes max. These are necessary to advance the story. The plot is fairly predictable and shallow: faction conspiracies, good vs evil, resolving matters by fighting your way through, brotherhood, etc.

The first episode is actually one of my favorite and I do believe the story should have followed a bit more its spirit. For instance, Saizou's skills and unwillingful attitude were worthwhile and promising but the feeling fades away as the story goes on and he gradually becomes next to useless. Basically, he's super strong against his read more
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Aug 8, 2015
Brave 10 is a decent anime.


- Outstanding storyline: I don't know about you, but, to me, the story of a merciless ninja who escorts a priestess who has a rune that can annihilate anything around feudal Japan is awesome. The story is one of the main factors that kept me watching the anime;

- Great art: Personally, I consider the art can decide whether an anime is great or not. Fortunately, the art of this anime is great;

- Exciting action scenes: Looking for a action-filled anime? Brave 10 is for you! There is at least one tense fight or chasing scene in each episode that is read more
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