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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: 7.071 (scored by 51471 users)
Ranked: #29372
Popularity: #349
Members: 97,909
Favorites: 316
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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.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Oogami, Rei
Oogami, Rei
Main
Okamoto, Nobuhiko
Japanese
Okamoto, Nobuhiko
Sakurakouji, Sakura
Sakurakouji, Sakura
Main
Hikasa, Yoko
Japanese
Hikasa, Yoko
Tenpouin, Yuuki
Tenpouin, Yuuki
Supporting
Toyonaga, Toshiyuki
Japanese
Toyonaga, Toshiyuki
Fujiwara, Toki
Fujiwara, Toki
Supporting
Suzumura, Kenichi
Japanese
Suzumura, Kenichi

Staff

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

More episodes Episodes(4/13)

# Episode Title Aired
1 God's Great Judgment
Ooinaru Kami no Shinpan (大いなる神の審判)
Oct 7, 2012
2 The Spiral Blue Flower, Blossoming in Flame
Moe Saku Rasen no Aoi Hana (燃え咲く螺旋の青い花)
Oct 14, 2012
3 Angry Valor, A Graven Hammer
Okoreru Yuuki: Kizamareru Tettsui (怒れる勇気・刻まれる鉄槌)
Oct 21, 2012
4 War Cry
Toki no Koe (鬨の声)
Oct 28, 2012

Opening Theme

"DARK SHAME" by GRANRODEO

Ending Theme

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



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Toucanbird
Jan 6, 2013 3:56 AM
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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Stark700
Dec 22, 2012 3:50 PM
What is evil?

It can be describe as something wicked, malevolent, sinister, ill, or something which holds responsibility for the bad things that happen in this world. It's a four letter word that strikes fear, anxiety, and many other emotions. In the real world, people commit deeds through free will. Some of these are good deeds, while others are evil. In the Code Breaker world, there exists supernatural beings who are able to judge deeds (good/evil) and carry out justice with an iron fist.

Rei Ogami: “An Eye for an Eye, a Tooth for a Tooth, and Evil for Evil”

Welcome to the world of read more
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ThatAnimeSnob
Mar 2, 2013 6:10 AM
MENTALITY
Code: Breaker is a standard superpower shounen and one should get into it without having many expectations. Proof of which is the very opening song. It’s a nice dynamic piece, but it shows nothing besides the main characters doing a demonstration of their superpowers. No context besides that; it’s just what it seems. There is enough bravado and flashiness to keep the average viewer somewhat interested to see what will happen but in the long run it is nothing memorable or special.

CAST
You get Sakura, a high school girl in the role of Ms Pacifism. She is presented as a Mary Sue, perfect in read more
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tsuyo_sama
May 15, 2013 3:17 AM
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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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.  
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Anime: Ao no Exorcist
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. 
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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. 
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