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Karneval (TV)

Karneval (TV)

Alternative Titles

English: Karneval
Synonyms: Karneval (2013)
Japanese: カーニヴァル

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 4, 2013 to Jun 27, 2013
Duration: 24 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 7.461 (scored by 25974 users)
Ranked: #9822
Popularity: #437
Members: 59,660
Favorites: 660
1 indicates a weighted score
2 based on the top anime page.

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Synopsis

Nai searches for someone important to him, with only an abandoned bracelet as a clue. Gareki steals and pick-pockets to get by from day to day. The two meet in a strange mansion where they are set-up, and soon become wanted criminals by military security operatives. When Nai and Gareki find themselves desperate in a hopeless predicament, they encounter none other than the country's most powerful defense organization—"Circus"!!

(Source: OneManga)

Related Anime

Adaptation: Karneval
Other: Karneval, Karneval Specials

Characters & Voice Actors

Nai
Nai
Main
Shimono, Hiro
Japanese
Shimono, Hiro
Michael Teague, Sean
English
Michael Teague, Sean
Gareki
Gareki
Main
Kamiya, Hiroshi
Japanese
Kamiya, Hiroshi
Ayres, Greg
English
Ayres, Greg
...
Yogi
Yogi
Main
Miyano, Mamoru
Japanese
Miyano, Mamoru
Bevins, Christopher
English
Bevins, Christopher
Tsukumo
Tsukumo
Main
Endou, Aya
Japanese
Endou, Aya
Saxton, Jad
English
Saxton, Jad

Staff

Suganuma, Eiji
Director
KAmiYU
Theme Song Performance
GRANRODEO
Theme Song Performance
Kodama, Saori
Theme Song Lyrics



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May 3, 2014
Dackquiri
I wanted to like this show. Hand to God, really. It was probably one of the most visually unique programs I'd found in recent memory, and its commitment to the visual theme of a circus reminded me of Soul Eater's gothic design motifs in a refreshingly good way.

But having finished its (insofar) only season, I feel exhausted, and yet, content-wise, I feel grossly underfed.

The main problem is Karneval wants so badly to be a big, interesting anime with big mysterious overarching serial plot threads. It wants to do the FMA:B-esque slow, controlled, gradual reveal of information. All of its arcs (save for the one that read more
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Jul 9, 2013
kcrystalheart
The show must go on! No literally, the show should really keep going on. I only recently finished it and I'm already aching for more episodes.

At first, what may appeal to you and make you want to watch the show is the art. After all, it's very colorful, bright, and overall beautiful. It's enticing to say the least, and the first thing that hits you is probably how beautifully animated and drawn it is.

After the outstanding art settles in, the characters and plot may seem lacking. It centers around Nai and Gareki; a dynamic duo who met by chance and chance alone. They're soon read more
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Recommendations

Both series feature two protagonists—one white-haired, the other black-haired—in a sort of guarded-guardian relationship. As well, both white-haired protagonists have more to them than meets the eye. The characters of Karneval and K [Project] interact within alternate realities wherein mystical occurrences are possible.

The two series share the quality of having fantastical aspects in play throughout their progressions. Characters' powers are unique, and there's no shortage of futuristic gadgets and sci-fi elements. In conjunction with this environment are paramount forces and organizations that engage in power struggles as connections between characters are gradually revealed.
-Both involve a guy protecting the main character
-Both give off same aura and feeling into the anime
-Both anime similar setting time of era
-Both anime involves supernatural
-Both anime involves main character has powers but they don't know
-Both anime has action
-Both are dark at times yet funny
-Both really good

Opening Theme

"Henai no Rondo (偏愛の輪舞曲)" by GRANRODEO (eps 2-12)

Ending Theme

"REASON" by KAmiYU (eps 1-11, 13)

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Anime-Koi [Anime-Koi] 148 of 155 users approve
Circus Fansubs [Circus] 5 of 19 users approve
PlanimeFansub [Plaf] (Portuguese) 8 of 9 users approve
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