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Code:Breaker

Code:Breaker

Alternative Titles

English: Code:Breaker
Japanese: CØDE:BREAKER

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 7, 2012 to Dec 23, 2012
Duration: 24 min. per episode
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 7.081 (scored by 45177 users)
Ranked: #29382
Popularity: #338
Members: 86,001
Favorites: 286
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2 based on the top anime page.

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Synopsis

Riding the bus one day, Sakurakouji Sakura looks out the window to see people being burned alive with a blue fire and a boy her age who's unharmed and standing over the people.

She comes back to the site the next day and there are no corpses or evidence of any kind of murder, just a small fire. She then goes to class to find there's a new transfer student, Oogami Rei, who looks exactly like the boy she saw before and wears a black glove only on his left hand.

Oogami is a Code Breaker, one who "does not exist". He is a seemingly cold-blooded killer who follows the principle of "an eye for an eye", to "use evil against evil". Convinced that killing is not right, Sakurakouji sets out to stop him and penetrate his icy heart.

Related Anime

Adaptation: Code:Breaker
Side story: Code:Breaker OVA

Characters & Voice Actors

Oogami, Rei
Oogami, Rei
Main
Okamoto, Nobuhiko
Japanese
Okamoto, Nobuhiko
Solusod, Micah
English
Solusod, Micah
Sakurakouji, Sakura
Sakurakouji, Sakura
Main
Hikasa, Yoko
Japanese
Hikasa, Yoko
Burch, Ashly
English
Burch, Ashly
Hitomi
Hitomi
Supporting
Miki, Shinichiro
Japanese
Miki, Shinichiro
Matranga, David
English
Matranga, David
Sagashimono
Sagashimono
Supporting
Namikawa, Daisuke
Japanese
Namikawa, Daisuke

Staff

Irie, Yasuhiro
Director
Wakabayashi, Kazuhiro
Sound Director
Sakoi, Masayuki
Episode Director, Storyboard, Assistant Director
Ikehata, Hiroshi
Episode Director



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Nov 25, 2014
MestariYN
Well, I came to this Anime like a "Meeting-by-Chance"! I've never heard of it, I had no idea about what's going on there and so on...

After I finished watching it I must say, I did not waste my time with it! It's got a good visual quality, some nice characters (in my case I liked Ogami and Yuuki most) and nicely choreographed battle scenes.
The balance and the dynamic between Humor, Action and a little bit drama is done wonderfully and keeps the audiences attention, throughout the anime, "upright" ;)

The little problem tough is how this anime has been set out so far. I don't read more
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May 15, 2013
tsuyo_sama
NOTE: This is my first review at MAL, so please bear with me. Also, I haven’t read the manga AT ALL, and I don’t know if the manga’s story is similar to the anime’s. Consider this as a point of view of someone who just watched the anime. There are some spoilers along the way to explain my point in the review, so read at your own risk. :)

I remembered watching the first few episodes of Code:Breaker (together with a few more anime) when it was still being aired last year. I got curious since I thought, “Hey another super power-themed shonen anime! Cool!” After read more
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Jan 6, 2013
Toucanbird
Adaptation:Breaker

Talk about a poor adaptation. After reading some of the manga, I was anticipating what this series could do when moved to the big stage aka. adapted into an anime. Not only does this series fail as an adaptation, but it fails as a stand-alone anime series. There were so many failures with this series that I don't even know where to begin. I guess let's start with the plot.

The plot itself is at least interesting. A select group of agents within the government, unbeknown to mankind with special abilities are hired to eliminate evil. This story follows one such agent who is assigned to read more
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Jan 2, 2013
fbh
Code Breaker is a very typical if not just generic shonen anime following the story of Code:Breakers, people with special powers that are used by the goverment to kill criminals that for one reason or the other are untouchable by regular authorities


Story:
The story stars off a bit slow but sets some good foundations of the world the story takes place in, and who the Code:Breakers are. Sadly there are a bit too many filler scenes (and chapters) that would be expected from a Anime that will have 50+ chapter, but with only 13 Code:Breaker is on the short side and spends too much time developing read more
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Recommendations

characters fight for their own sense of justice
Rei looks a little bit like Rin and the blue flames.
They both have the action, Shounen and Supernatrual genres.
Rei and Rin have the same seiyuu.
In both series, there's the theme of superpower in a world that has both criminals and those who stops them. The main protagonist from both series carries out tasks with their group in such a world.

Both series' main protagonist are cold, powerful, independent, and sometimes sarcastic.

Both series features action, drama, some comedy, and has a mysterious like background surrounding the show especially in regards to the powers used by various characters.
The theme of delivering justice to criminals is a theme present in both series. Righteousness are judged in both series although by a different method.

The main male protagonist in both series are also quite independent and has a lot of skills in what they do.

Both series offers plenty of action and drama. P-P contains more violence and a more serious theme while Code:Breaker has more a shounen style theme.

Both series' organizations however has the theme of eradicating criminals/corrupt people in both of their worlds.
They both have "clans" or "gangs" of people with special powers who are unknown to the public.

Both protagonist get into trouble with people who have special powers.
Both main characters work for an organization of assassins.

Opening Theme

"DARK SHAME" by GRANRODEO

Ending Theme

"Shiroi Karasu (シロイカラス)" by Kenichi Suzumura

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