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Kyoukai no Kanata

Kyoukai no Kanata

Alternative Titles

English: Beyond the Boundary
Synonyms: Beyond the Horizon, Kyokai no Kanata
Japanese: 境界の彼方

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 3, 2013 to Dec 19, 2013
Duration: 24 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 7.841 (scored by 74137 users)
Ranked: #4572
Popularity: #100
Members: 139,504
Favorites: 1,968
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2 based on the top anime page.

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Synopsis

The dark fantasy follows a high school sophomore named Akihito Kanbara. Although the boy appears human, he is half youmu and invulnerable to wounds because he can heal quickly. One day, Akihito meets freshman Mirai Kuriyama when it seems she is about to jump from the school rooftop. Mirai is isolated because of her ability to manipulate blood, which is unique even among members of the spirit world. Disturbing events begin to unfold after Akihito saves Mirai.

(Source: ANN)

Related Anime

Adaptation: Kyoukai no Kanata
Other: Kyoto Animation: Megane-hen, Kyoukai no Kanata: Idol Saiban! Mayoi Nagara mo Kimi wo Sabaku Tami, Kyoukai no Kanata Movie
Side story: Kyoukai no Kanata: Mini Theater
Prequel: Kyoukai no Kanata: Shinonome

Characters & Voice Actors

Kanbara, Akihito
Kanbara, Akihito
Main
KENN
Japanese
KENN
Kuriyama, Mirai
Kuriyama, Mirai
Main
Taneda, Risa
Japanese
Taneda, Risa
Nase, Mitsuki
Nase, Mitsuki
Main
Chihara, Minori
Japanese
Chihara, Minori
Nase, Hiroomi
Nase, Hiroomi
Main
Suzuki, Tatsuhisa
Japanese
Suzuki, Tatsuhisa
Sakura, Ayane
Japanese
Sakura, Ayane

Staff

Ishidate, Taichi
Director
Tsuruoka, Yota
Sound Director
Hanada, Jukki
Script, Series Composition
Stereo Dive Foundation
Theme Song Lyrics, Theme Song Arrangement, Theme Song Performance, Theme Song Composition



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Dec 18, 2013
Dris
"Judgement prevent us from seeing the good that lies beyond appearances."
-Wayne Dyer

There is one thing I will rarely, if ever, do. That is give the show a rating before watching the entire show through. That doesn't mean that I don't have preconceived notions about the show and have some idea how I'm going to rate it. As a human being, I am flawed with the inability to look at something objectively from the beginning. That being said, I felt like I should take the time to address all the people somehow climbing over each other trying to stick his or her opinion down the throat's read more
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Dec 18, 2013
Stark700
Watching Kyoukai no Kanata is like riding a train but as it moves, it goes down spiral, into the abyss, and finally reaches trainwreck at the shadow of the pit. Don’t get me wrong, the show has quite an promising premise with the style of a dark fantasy genre. It’s something that Kyoto Animation haven’t tried before in the past so Kyoukai no Kanata should set its par high with this new style, right? Wrong. This series is fails at various levels and if you’re expecting a deep engaging story with well developed characters, then look somewhere else. It doesn’t break any boundary or go read more
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Recommendations

Both series deal with spirits and youkai and the exorcism of them but Noragami is perhaps more entertaining
Both Rika and Mirai have similar personality and character design. Also Yuuta and Akihito are drawn to our lovely female protagonist. In Chuunibyou: our main female and friends are chuunibyou or 8th grade syndrome aka Delusion of Grandeur. They are able to create imaginative battle sequences which we see throughout the series. In Kyoukai no Kanata: everyone has some sort of supernatural powers within them. Both series retain the comedy and drama atmosphere. Kyoto Animation is the same studio for both Chuunibyou, Kyoukai no Kanata and many other series. I would recommend you check out their other works.

Opening Theme

"Kyoukai no Kanata (境界の彼方)" by Minori Chihara

Ending Theme

"Daisy" by STEREO DIVE FOUNDATION

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