Ranked #1534

Gatchaman Crowds

Alternative Titles

English: Gatchaman Crowds
Japanese: ガッチャマン クラウズ


Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 13, 2013 to Sep 28, 2013
Premiered: Summer 2013
Broadcast: Unknown
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Source: Original
Genres: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.501 (scored by 36,247 users)
Ranked: #15342
Popularity: #470
Members: 89,647
Favorites: 807
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The story is set in Japan in the early summer of 2015. 180,000 people live in Tachikawa City, the "second metropolis" of the Tokyo area. Among them are "Gatchaman"—warriors who fight in special reinforced suits powered by "NOTE," the manifestation of special spiritual powers in living beings. A council has scouted a group of individuals with latent powers to protect Earth from alien criminals. In recent years, the council has assigned Gatchaman warriors to deal with the mysterious entity known as "MESS."

(Source: ANN)


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Nakamura, Kenji
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Nagasaki, Yukio
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More episodes Episodes(12/12)

Episode Title Aired
1 Avant-garde
Jul 13, 2013
2 Asymmetry
Jul 20, 2013
3 Futurism
Jul 27, 2013
4 Kitsch
Aug 3, 2013
5 Collaboration
Aug 10, 2013

Opening Theme

"Crowds" by WHITE ASH

Ending Theme

"INNOCENT NOTE" by Hajime Ichinose (CV: Maaya Uchida)

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Oct 11, 2013
Where there's trouble, we need a hero, someone who we can depend on to ensure the public's safety. Who better than Gatchaman?

Don't be fooled by just the title. Gatchaman does exist and in the near future, they are legendary heroes who stands in with the crowds to protect the public. They're not just heroes but beings with supernatural abilities that allows them to fend off threats and criminals. In any city, there's crime. Luckily, Gatchaman is there to put it to end. They're not just wannabees but people who are capable of making a difference.

Gatchaman Crowds is an anime series produced by Tatsunoko Production. It read more
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Sep 27, 2013
What makes a hero ?

Kenji Nakamura, known for his iconic works like Mononoke and Tsuritama, and Tatsunoko Productions packed this and some other questions into a new original story loosely based on the old Gatchaman series way back in the 70s. The delivered product transcends that and provides a fresh story appropriate to our current timeline and technological advance. The first episode of this series could determine whether you'll be packed by the sheer amount and intensity of the conversations or irritated by the whole concept and drop it. Be sure you'll miss something if dropping, but this anime isn't made for everybody. In fact read more
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May 3, 2015
Since I recently finished this series (and the director's cut), I feel like I should explain why I loved this series as much as I did. Also, I have not seen the original Gatchaman, but the story is very different in Crowds, so you don't need to worry about watching anything before it. Now, for the review. Bird, go!

Story (8): Gatchaman Crowds is both a deconstruction and homage to the traditional "Hero saving the Earth" story. We have a group of heroes who protect the world from the shadows and have to conceal their identities. However, when a girl named Hajime joins their group, they read more
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Dec 17, 2014
It's a strange feeling when I think that a series would've done better if it were a different genre. I've only ever felt that way about one anime, and it's this one: Gatchaman Crowds. It had a lot of good points going for it, from it's unique art to the lovable characters, but there were a few things that kept me from enjoying it to it's fullest potential. Namely, the storyline.

Right from the beginning, Gatchaman Crowds starts off on a unique foot with the eccentric main character, Hajime, obsessing over her planners. Shortly after, she meets a very tall, god like fellow who bestows read more
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