Ranked #3307
Night Head Genesis

Night Head Genesis


Type: TV
Episodes: 24
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jun 17, 2006 to Dec 31, 2006
Duration: 24 min. per episode
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)
L represents licensing company


Score: 6.931 (scored by 6013 users)
Ranked: #33072
Popularity: #1457
Members: 16,407
Favorites: 42
1 indicates a weighted score
2 based on the top anime page.

My Info

Popular Tags

drama mystery supernatural


It is said that 70% of the human brain capacity is unused. If humans possess incredible power, it is strongly believed to be lying dormant within this region. This unused 70% brain capacity is known as "Night Head".

The famous work 'NIGHT HEAD' is going to break the silence. They were abandoned by their parents because of the psychic power they possessed. They are the Kirihara brothers, who lived in a laboratory within a barrier-protected forest. They have escaped from the laboratory, and a new wave of 'Revolution' is about to arise.

A new "Night Head" is about to be awakened.

Related Anime

Adaptation: Night Head, Night Head Genesis

Characters & Voice Actors

Kirihara, Naoya
Kirihara, Naoya
Ishida, Akira
Ishida, Akira
Kirihara, Naoto
Kirihara, Naoto
Morikawa, Toshiyuki
Morikawa, Toshiyuki
Watanabe, Akeno
Watanabe, Akeno
Ueda, Youji
Ueda, Youji
Futami, Shouko
Futami, Shouko
Watanabe, Akeno
Watanabe, Akeno


Takeuchi, Yoshio
Iwanami, Yoshikazu
Sound Director
Ishikura, Kenichi
Episode Director
Murata, Masahiko

Write a review | More reviewsReviews

Sep 13, 2009
The setting for "Night Head Genesis" was good, and it began brilliantly, but the problem I saw in most of the episodes was that the plot didn't feel steady enough; perhaps it was meant to make the viewer ponder about what just happened, and what motivated a certain action or result, but to me it felt like they randomly grabbed things from here and there and ended with a conclusion that seemed a little odd and out there. In short, the plot wasn't as straightforward as I would have liked. "Plot holes" was what came to mind, because the flow just didn't feel consistent enough.

I read more
I found this review Helpful  Not Helpful
Dec 19, 2007
Night Head Genesis is a show about people with psychic powers and the origin of that energy. It start with the story of the two brothers and their own problems being accepted in society due to their psychic power, evolves into a story about fighting to save the world from a supposed cataclysm and this unveils an elaborate plot about the world, nature, the growing psychic energy and its two sides, the good and the evil.
The theory is well explained and based on common scientific knowledge with a spiritual touch, the energy of all living things, animal, plants and humans is evolving and granting read more
I found this review Helpful  Not Helpful


Both Anime Don't really look alike but there are things that both Anime have in common. 1.Both happen in a city with crime here and there. 2.Both have characters with weird powers and those characters also are trying to stop those powers from coming to use the bad ways. I think those two Anime have their black part a really alike and I think both good!
At the very beginning Night Head Genesis reminded me so much of Weiß kreuz! They share the same ambience, melodrama, and even the artwork styles are similar (although Genesis is much more consistent than poor Weiß).

While there are no assassins in Night Head Genesis, both anime do revolve around unique sets of people and professional organizations; for instance, Arc is comparable to Eszett. The plot is carried out in much the same way as the Missions of Weiß - that is to say, with story arcs that are all connected by an overall scheme in the end. The arcs in Genesis are not as action-packed as Weiß, but the fight sequences watch the same.

The Genesis brothers reminded me specifically of Aya and Omi from Weiß, but of course there is the feeling of Schwarz about all the characters in Genesis simply by their ESP and desire to alter society with their supernatural gifts.

Definitely if you've seen one anime, you'll enjoy the other title.
reportRecommended by hlwar - Add to favorites

Opening Theme

No opening themes found, add themes.

Ending Theme

#1: "言葉 (Kotoba)" by Under Graph
#2: "Nemutte Ita Kimochi, Nemutte Ita Kokoro" by Aya Kamiki

Recent News

No posts for this board were found

Recent Forum Discussion

Poll: Night Head Genesis Episode 15 Discussion
2 replies by SenChen »»
08-19-14, 1:30 PM
Poll: Night Head Genesis Episode 12 Discussion
2 replies by SenChen »»
08-08-14, 10:15 AM

Fansubbing Groups

Which fansubbers do you like the best? Click + to approve of their subs for this show. Click - if you don't think they did such a great job.
Shinsen-Subs [SHS] 33 of 37 users approve
gg Fansubs [gg] 13 of 32 users approve
Athena no Seinto [AnS] (Spanish) 4 of 8 users approve
Mansão Dos Animes [MDAN] (Brazilian Portuguese) 6 of 6 users approve
Group list truncated, click to view all

Related Clubs

Dark Fashion FC, MAL Magic Society, Black Hair Fanclub., Anime Fun Club, MDAN, Most hyperridiculous anime/manga scenes, lines, characters, situations, fat cats and other podgy animals, detective stories, boxing, ghost stories, pho soup, horror, fried schrimps, noir films, surreal art, foreign substances and the universe itself CLUB, Horror Anime Fanclub, ~ONII-SAN... Big Brothers club~, Suwabe Junichi Fan Club, Muraki33's Awesomeness, Dark Anime Club, A~World Bar, Akira Ishida, ~ Takai's LEAGUE ~

See All | My FriendsRecently Watched By

Help     FAQ     About     Contact     Terms     Privacy     AdChoices