Ranked #1296

Outbreak Company

Alternative Titles

English: Outbreak Company
Japanese: アウトブレイク・カンパニー


Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 4, 2013 to Dec 20, 2013
Premiered: Fall 2013
Broadcast: Unknown
Source: Light novel
Genres: Comedy, Fantasy, Parody
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company


Score: 7.581 (scored by 51,952 users)
Ranked: #12962
Popularity: #395
Members: 96,526
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Having a light novel author father and an eroge illustrator mother, Kanou Shinichi is a thoroughbred otaku. However he does not have any special power except for his broad knowledge, sharp insight, and impeccable instinct about "MOE" and its products, from manga to anime to games to light novel to figures. One day he found himself transported to a fantasy world where elves live and dragons fly. And he is given a task—not to fight monster or embark on a quest, but to enhance cultural exchange by becoming a "moe missionary" in this fantasy world! He meets a palace guard who has a bit of fujoshi taste, a half-elf maid, and the empress who is a little girl. He comes up with the idea of building a school. At first it runs as a comedy but later there are serious matters that Shinichi needs to face: ethnic discrimination, social problems, conflict with neighboring countries, sabotage by opposition elements including Japanese government, etc. Can he overcome the obstacles, successfully bring "moe" culture to the fantasy world, and help the people there as well?


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More episodes Episodes(3/12)

# Episode Title Aired
1 I Landed in Another World
Ki ga Tsukeba Isekai (気が付けば異世界)
Oct 4, 2013
2 I-I'd better watch it...
Moeru Osewagakari (萌えるお世話係)
Oct 11, 2013
3 Thou Art Invaders
Nanji no Na wa Shinryakusha (汝の名は侵略者)
Oct 18, 2013

Opening Theme

"Univer Page (ユニバーページ)" by Suzuko Mimori

Ending Theme

"Watashi no Houseibako (私の宝石箱)" by Petrarca Ann Erudanto III (CV: Fuchigami Mai)

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Dec 20, 2013
The most typical shut-in you'll get
Once filled out a survey on the net
His remarkable score
Opened up a new door
And then his new employment was set

So then after the following night
What awaited him gave quite a fright
As he opened his eyes
He was seeing new skies
In a new world, a marvelous sight

He'd been sent to this realm on a quest
That would put all his skills to the test
About culture he'd preach
About manga he'd teach
He'd explain how Moe is the best

By his side was a beautiful maid
Who would do anything that he bade
But the Tsundere Queen
Who was barely a teen
Would at all costs not let him get laid

Then read more
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Aug 7, 2015
I didn't know what to expect from this anime, and i was not going to watch it but decided to give it a try, i'm glad i did, because it was funny.

The story is about bringing Japanese culture, name it videogames,anime,manga and other things to a fantasy world the goverment discovered, so that's why our protagonist is sent to this place, because he has the knowdlege of all this things, Shinichi will learn how different this fantasy world is, the thing is that everything was well paced until i think the last 3 or 2 episodes where they throw a lot of content too fast read more
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Dec 27, 2013
This whole anime can be summed up by the lyrics of one of the songs that comes from Outbreak Company. "DA. DA DA DA DIN DIN DA DA DA"

Story: 7
This anime is a clash of modern day Japan with a fantasy land that has knights, dragons, a loli ruler, elves, dwarfs and dragons. Just imagine a brighter version of LOTR. We follow Shinchi as he has to spread otaku culture (Anime and Manga) throughout the lands of Eldant. That is pretty much the show....

The pacing of Outbreak Company was fine up until the final two episodes, which the pacing felt too read more
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Dec 19, 2013
Whoever thought being an otaku can come with so many responsibilities? For Shinchi Kano, his responsibilities just skyrocketed after being set up and sent to a fantasy world. Sounds fun right? Wrong. It seems that some higher powers wants this young boy to spread the otaku culture and expands the Japanese culture in their world like never ever before. Being otaku is often considered a negative influence due to its pure nature. But in Outbreak Company, it plays on different trope. In fact, it’s being an otaku that allowed Shinichi to gain stardom in this new world where his life changes forever.

Outbreak Company is read more
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Both shows have an otaku protagonist who is hired by the government to go to another world. 
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Anime: No Game No Life
Outbreak Company and No Game No Life shares the similarity of taking place in fantasy world. And in that world, the main male protagonist gets involved with various races/kingdoms that tests their skills to the limits. There is decent amount of comedy, gags, and references.

Outbreak Company deals with a protagonist using his otaku knowledge to change the world. No Game No Life involves a protagonist that uses their gaming skills to conquer the world. I recommend both series for anyone looking for entertainment in a world with fantasy appeals. 
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Almost the same, except the main character in anime actually went along to the other world for some excitement, while the other got duped by his own gov't.  
reportRecommended by Nasty001
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Both have a Tsundere character that likes the main.
And the main is surrounded by Harem.
The main comes from "this" world right into a "magical" world. 
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Anime: Hataraku Maou-sama!
Hataraku Maou-sama! and Outbreak Company both contain a ton of humor. Among some of these include its various anime references. The main characters in both series are also oblivious to certain simple things because they are not from the world they were once used to. However, they are able to adjust and even become friends with others that they encounter.

There is some action in both series although most of it is portrayed as comedic. The main male protagonists from both series are also somewhat similar in personality. However, their respective relationships with the main female characters from both series are very contrasting.
reportRecommended by Stark700
Anime: Ixion Saga DT
Ixion Saga DT and Outbreak Company both deal with a fantasy world in which characters are enlisted to help others. The main male protagonist is familiar with the otaku culture because of his own experiences.

There is a lot of parody and comedy going around both series. The main male protagonist also has odd fantasies regarding many characters on various occasions. There is some "action" but most of it is presented in a fun style rather than anything serious. Most of the episodes are also standalone rather than a linear arc.
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