Ranked #1295

X

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: X/TV, X TV, X the Series, X/1999, Ekksu, X (2001)
Japanese: X−エックス−

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 24
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 3, 2001 to Mar 27, 2002
Premiered: Fall 2001
Broadcast: Unknown
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Madhouse
Source: Unknown
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity

Statistics

Score: 7.591 (scored by 22,720 users)
Ranked: #12952
Popularity: #969
Members: 46,438
Favorites: 633
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Synopsis

His destiny has finally arrived as the young Shirou Kamui returns to Tokyo after 6 years. A powerful psychic, Kamui vows to protect the happiness of his childhood friends Fuuma and Kotori, even if it means avoiding them. But fate is cruel, whether or not Kamui wants to be involved; he holds the future of the world in his hands, given the choice of becoming a Dragon of Heaven or a Dragon of Earth. The Seven Seals gather, and so do the Seven Angels; all individuals who have their destiny carved out as one who would battle for the fate of the world. What future will Kamui choose to become reality?

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Characters & Voice Actors

Shirou, Kamui
Shirou, Kamui
Main
Suzumura, Kenichi
Japanese
Suzumura, Kenichi
Monou, Fuuma
Monou, Fuuma
Main
Suwabe, Junichi
Japanese
Suwabe, Junichi
Sumeragi, Subaru
Sumeragi, Subaru
Supporting
Sugita, Tomokazu
Japanese
Sugita, Tomokazu
Sakurazuka, Seishirou
Sakurazuka, Seishirou
Supporting
Kawano, Otoya
Japanese
Kawano, Otoya

Staff

Maruyama, Masao
Maruyama, Masao
Producer
Sasaki, Shiro
Sasaki, Shiro
Producer
Kawajiri, Yoshiaki
Kawajiri, Yoshiaki
Director
Hamasaki, Hiroshi
Hamasaki, Hiroshi
Episode Director, Storyboard

More episodes Episodes(24/24)

Episode Title Aired
1 A Reunion
Saikai (再会)
Oct 3, 2001
2 A Nightmare
Yumemi (夢見)
Oct 10, 2001
3 A Pledge
Yakusoku (約束)
Oct 17, 2001
4 A Sacrifice
Kage (影贄)
Oct 24, 2001
5 A Destiny
Shukumei (宿命)
Oct 31, 2001

Opening Theme

"eX Dream" by Myuji

Ending Theme

"Secret Sorrow" by Kohei Koizumi



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kiriska
Sep 4, 2008
This series highlights some of the wonderful reasons why you shouldn't make an anime for a manga that isn't finished.

STORY - Honestly, X has a pretty decent story, even if most of its themes are far from original. It is, essentially, another battle between humanity and the planet they live on, of man against nature. This conflict has been addressed over and over again throughout history in century-old novels and vintage films, in addition to a wide splattering of anime and manga. Mostly-unexplained supernatural powers and angel/demon parallels, both rather characteristic of CLAMP, aren't very new either, and really, even combining the two doesn't add read more
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belsammael
Jan 1, 2009
X was a pretty interesting series, which had pretty much all of the ingredients needed to make a classic, yet at the same time the ingredients sometimes don't seem to mix properly, making it miss just that last little edge.

Still, it has become one of my favorites, because it has exactly those things that appeal to me in an anime show: a good storyline with enough twists and changes, excellent animation, a great soundtracks and amusing and diverse characters.

Of course the series has CLAMP all over it, which shows mainly in the characyer design and story, both of which are on par of the average read more
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night-hawk01
Jun 24, 2008
X is a very mystyrious and drama-heavy anime, coupled with nice action scense's.

The Story focus on the first episodes on Kamui who wants to get a sword that belongs to him, passed down from his mother, but gets drawn into a fight of the destiny of the earth. With him as the key to it apperently.
When put like this it doesn't sound like much but add to that some very interesting twist and turns that can glue you to the screen and you get something that you want to see the end of no matter what.

The art is done very well, with nice read more
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ancientUnicorn
Mar 13, 2015
After the first few episodes I didn't like this anime. I thought the main character, Kamui, was too mean and selfish. I started to watch the show because I am a fan of shounen ai and someone had recommecomnded it on that basis, but I hadn't seen any hints of shounen ai 3 episodes in. I was about to give up on the show, but something convinced me to keep watching. Damn am I glad I did!!

This is one of the BEST animes I have ever seen. It's hard to explain without spoilers, but I'll try. First, the fact read more
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