Ranked #1471

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
Source: Original
Genres: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company


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Ranked: #14712
Popularity: #465
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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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Nov 6, 2015
Bird Go!
Gatchman crowds is basically a re-imagination of an older TV series known by a similar name: Gatchaman. This show tells the story of a group of heroes united under one goal: Stopping all evil. Pretty simple right. Taking the more light-hearted shounen like path in story telling; the plot unfolds from the perspective of our main heroine Ichinose Hajime, a fun and quirky character who has just become a gatchaman, one of the legendary and supposedly mythical heroes who protects the world. However as her own character conflicts with the normal identity of secrecy that is being a gatchaman, she soon reveals to the 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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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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Aug 24, 2015
This may be an extremely unpopular view of Gatchaman Crowds as most people just see it as a good show that was enjoyable but not in the master ranks but I firmly believe this to be the case and this is why.

Firstly I want to talk about the characters as I believe them to be the most intriguing aspect of the show.

Hajime Ichinose is the key stone in this narrative (as the main character obviously) she is extremely optimistic, always sees the best in people and is very sure of herself and her beliefs. She is intriguing in that normally the main character is read more
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