Ranked #2557
Kono Danshi, Uchuujin to Tatakaemasu.

Kono Danshi, Uchuujin to Tatakaemasu.

Alternative Titles

English: This Boy Can Fight Aliens
Synonyms: Konodan, Kono Danshi, Uchujin to Tatakaemasu., This Boy Can Fight With Aliens.
Japanese: この男子、宇宙人と戦えます。

Information

Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 10, 2011
Duration: 28 min. per episode
Rating: G - All Ages
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 7.191 (scored by 4046 users)
Ranked: #25572
Popularity: #2563
Members: 8,518
Favorites: 28
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Synopsis

When aliens suddenly invade the world, Earth seems to be fighting a losing battle until Arikawa, one of the defense command staff, accidentally discovers a young man lying on a hill. Tests soon prove the impossible: this one teenager, Kakashi, has the power to defeat the attackers! Unfortunately, Kakashi has also lost his memory, and with it the knowledge of how to actually use his power. Moving Kakashi in with himself and his own commander, Shiro, Arikawa accidentally starts a strange triangle of emotions and relationships. A triangle that threatens the fate of the planet as Kakashi begins to question his own motivations!

(Source: Sentai Filmworks)

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Characters & Voice Actors

Kakashi
Kakashi
Main
Kimura, Ryouhei
Japanese
Kimura, Ryouhei
Arikawa
Arikawa
Main
Toyonaga, Toshiyuki
Japanese
Toyonaga, Toshiyuki
Shiro
Shiro
Main
Hirakawa, Daisuke
Japanese
Hirakawa, Daisuke
Toru
Supporting
Han, Megumi
Japanese
Han, Megumi

Staff

Yamamoto, Soubi
Yamamoto, Soubi
Director
Shikata, Akiko
Shikata, Akiko
Theme Song Performance
Williams, Janice
Williams, Janice
ADR Director

Opening Theme

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Ending Theme

"Toumei Nostalgia" (透明ノスタルジア) by Akiko Shikata



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aventurite
May 19, 2012 2:36 AM
Some people say that there's no plot and the story is too simple but I can't disagree more. The show makes you ponder about the deeper question behind it. Why are they attacking? Why should I fight? What happens if I don't? Am I alone?

To me, the story is absolutely stunning (and I ended up crying a little while watching). It is some what light hearted but those who have watched anime like Bokurano will definitely be struck by the similarity between the underlying theme.

The main issue with this is the animation. However, I came to watch it with the full knowledge that read more
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nekonapping
Aug 30, 2012 6:55 PM
This anime's story line is a bit airy. U never find out his direct connection to the aliens and why he of all people was chosen to fight but, the story has a broader focus.


Dealing with the issues of abandonment and the overwhelming feeling of loneliness in a world that isn't always kind. It's touching and leaves u teary eyed.

The art is also quite different then your typical anime and the setting and characters are drawn in an unusual, but fresh way. The art it's self read more
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noodlepower
Jan 20, 2013 10:13 PM
This was perhaps the one of the most touching things I've watched this new year.

If you are a person that likes everything explained and wrapped up nicely in a neat little box, you're not going to like this. However, if you're the type that can enjoy an endearing and heartwarming story, then I promise you won't hate it.

A bit about the plot first - aliens invade the world and attack once a day. Only one boy has the power to fight the aliens but he's lost his memories.

Anything regarding the aliens or why only Kakashi can fight them goes unanswered - and I read more
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SPLASHFREE
Jan 30, 7:51 PM
Watching this OVA was absolutely breathtaking. I, per se, thought the animation was stunning. It was truly unique and a breath of fresh air. I really loved not just the character designs but the backgrounds as well. The use of pattern and comic elements really made the animation pop.

The story itself was very cute and lighthearted making it a relatively easy watch although information regarding Kakashi's relation the aliens still remains a mystery. I also wish there had been some more development leading up to the ending. I think it would have enhanced the OVA if it had been a tad bit longer. The ending read more
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Recommendations

Anime: Kono Danshi, Ningyo Hiroimashita.
Made and produced by the same people. The shounen ai in uchuujin to takemasu is much weaker (there's barely any) and its a lot darker, but they both have happy endings and end with that warm fuzzy feeling 
reportRecommended by Avey1P
Anime: Kono Danshi, Sekika ni Nayandemasu.
Made and produced by the same people. The shounen ai is much weaker in Uchuujin to Takemasu and it's a lot darker, but the art/animation are pretty much the same. 
reportRecommended by Avey1P
Anime: Orenchi no Furo Jijou
both about two guys
they help each other
they both include cuteness!!!!! >.< 
reportRecommended by AmberRose
Anime: Summer Wars
Well they both have such colorful colors in the anime. Both involve fighting with something and also the idea of having support from friends or other sorts. Gives the same feeling and atmosphere. Though, Kono Danshi could be a little complex to understand. I really recommend both.  
reportRecommended by Kosourbites
Anime: Tsuritama
Both shows contain extremely colourful scenes and have a Slice Of Life type of feel. The topic of aliens is also present in both in which, 'Tsuritama' has a main character who is an alien and 'Kono Danshi, Uchuujin to Tatakaemasu' has a main character who defeats aliens. The characters are also a similarity; the main casts being completely male. There are also some moments that take place in the main characters thoughts. Lastly, both shows contain very light Shounen Ai. 
reportRecommended by SPLASHFREE
Anime: Hoshi no Koe
Art in both OVAs is similar. They also share the same feeling and in both a cell phone plays an importand role. Only difference is that Kono Danshi, Uchuujin to Tatakaemasu is labeled as (very light) shounen ai and Voices of a Distand Star is normal romance. 
reportRecommended by animeeba

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Poll: Kono Danshi, Uchuujin to Tatakaemasu. Episode 1 Discussion
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Sep 19, 2014 10:47 AM
This anime was done by a single person
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