Ranked #301

Log Horizon

Alternative Titles

English: Log Horizon
Japanese: ログ・ホライズン


Type: TV
Episodes: 25
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 5, 2013 to Mar 22, 2014
Premiered: Fall 2013
Broadcast: Unknown
Source: Light novel
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company


Score: 8.201 (scored by 149,405 users)
Ranked: #3012
Popularity: #56
Members: 271,128
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By its eleventh expansion pack, the massively multiplayer online role-playing game Elder Tale has become a global success, having a following of millions of players. However, during the release of its twelfth expansion pack: Novasphere Pioneers, thirty thousand Japanese gamers who are all logged on at the time of the update, suddenly find themselves transported inside the game world and donning their in-game avatars. In the midst of the event, a socially awkward gamer called Shiroe along with his friends Naotsugu and Akatsuki decide to team up so that they may face this world which has now become their reality along with the challenges which lie ahead.

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Tamura, Nao
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Ishihira, Shinji
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Hata, Shouji
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Sound Director
Oonishi, Shinsuke
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Irie, Shingo
Irie, Shingo

More episodes Episodes(25/25)

Episode Title Aired
1 The Apocalypse
Dai Saigai (大災害)
Oct 5, 2013
2 The Roka Encounter Battle (The Battle of Loka)
Roka no Souguu-sen (ロカの遭遇戦)
Oct 12, 2013
3 Palm's Deep End (The Depths of Palm)
Palm no Fukaki Basho (パルムの深き場所)
Oct 19, 2013
4 Escape
Dasshutsu (脱出)
Oct 26, 2013
5 Return to Akiba (Return to Akihabara)
Akiba e no Kikan (アキバへの帰還)
Nov 2, 2013

Opening Theme

"database feat. TAKUMA (10 Feet)" by MAN WITH A MISSION

Ending Theme

"Your song*" by Yun*chi

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Mar 24, 2014
What started off as what seemed to be a bland-version of Sword Art Online turned out to be one of the hidden gems of anime shows. Log Horizon starts off slow and has the usual setup of a badass main character, but in a slightly different way. It's the way the main character, Shiroe, strategically approaches each situation that makes it a very exciting show. Shiroe isn’t the typical shounen main character that powers up throughout the show and then overpowers his enemies. Rather, he’s the guy in the background, the “villain in glasses,” who controls the flow and direction of battle. Overall, Log Horizon read more
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Nov 20, 2015
After in my opinion disappointing Sword Art Online about people trapped in MMORPG that has little to do with actual game, here comes an anime that makes those who played RPG games fall in love with this show. In this review I will sum up both seasons since season 2 changed my mind about some aspects.

The world where the action takes place is similar to game, but since players get there after new update, world they were supposed to know well look a bit different. Story is logical and tries to explain every aspect of the world leaving only few minor plot holes. First episodes read more
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Apr 4, 2014
Log Horizon. The basic premise, as is evident in the synopsis, centres around a group of players who by some - as of yet - unexplained phenomenon, got stuck in an online massive multi player role playing game.

I can imagine anyone familiar with Sword Art Online doing a double take at this point, obviously comparing the two anime, itching to see how one holds up against the other. SAO lovers and haters alike will travel down this line of thought. To be honest, I was and is one of the latter. Infact, I went into the series hoping to find all I missed read more
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Oct 18, 2015
The target audience of this title is evidently male, weak, likely a geeky shut-in, seeing as the show's running theme is how a group of omega-losers rise to alpha-heroes when suddenly transported into the world of their MMORPG and assume their avatars (as well as fantasy skills). And the problem is intensified by virtue of the fact that the male omega ego is constantly stroked, not by any normal plot progression or character development - oh no, but by unfortunate comparisons to the females that inhabit the same world.

Female players are merely there to serve, support, enhance, admire, fawn over and pine over the read more
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Anime: Sword Art Online
Main similarity is that both anime features living within the game and in real life. There is the idea of being a member of a community and adventure and exploring the world that the protagonists live in. Both anime are special in their own way such as the contrasting protagonists. Both have good art quality as well and if you like action and fantasy anime, these two are definitely recommendable.  
reportRecommended by cherichelly
Anime: No Game No Life
• Alternative Reality/ Universe
• Fantasy
• Political and Intellectual
• Intellectual Protagonist
• Entertaining
• Game
• Unorthodox Thinking 
reportRecommended by Kairen
Anime: Overlord
These 2 anime has similar situation in which both the protagonist and others are stuck in a rpg game with no knowledge on returning to the real world. However, in Overlord the main protagonist is the only current known player who's stuck while in log horizon many players who were logged on at the time was transported into the game. Also, both protagonist are overpowered.

The difference between these anime are the plots. While in overlord the main protagonist decided to create a new world in the game because he has no reason to return to the reality for he has no friends nor  read more 
reportRecommended by Duckii
Anime: Code Geass: Hangyaku no Lelouch
what really hit me was the fact both aren't about one man army protagonist its the other way around it isn't' how to command and support others to win. so basically strategic fighting however since i have only viewed about 6 this is all i can offer in the future i hope to write more in detail so start watching
plus obviously code geass is better but this isn't too bad either :) 
reportRecommended by Devastator004
Anime: Ookami to Koushinryou
Both animes are in a fantasy setting and dedicates it's time on growth of politics and power through manipulative means. You will not expect much action from neither of these titles, as the engaging dialogues will make up for the 'action'. The action is there, but it isn't dragged out more than necessary. You can also expect military and war will also involved in both these shows. 
reportRecommended by MagicFlier
Anime: Maoyuu Maou Yuusha
Log Horizon and Maoyuu are two series taking place in a fantasy realm. They both involve war and politics but in a more of a stylistic fashion. Mamare Touno is the original creator for both series and makes their setting come to life with detailed mechanics.

Both series has some action but truly shines in their ability to comprehend and explore their world settings. There is also some drama, comedy, and hints of romance. Maoyuu has more fan service while Log Horizon composes of more comedy. 
reportRecommended by Stark700

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