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Nobunagun

Nobunagun

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Nobunagan
Japanese: ノブナガン

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 5, 2014 to Mar 30, 2014
Duration: 24 min. per episode
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 7.041 (scored by 8425 users)
Ranked: #28822
Popularity: #1071
Members: 22,635
Favorites: 47
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Synopsis

Shio Ogura is a Japanese high school student, who is visiting Taiwan on a school trip when she is suddenly attacked by monsters. Agents known as "E-Gene Holders" from the government agency DOGOO also arrive, who wield weapons infused with the spirits of historical figures. Shio is revealed to also be an E-Gene Holder when the soul of Oda Nobunaga awakens after she tries to rescue a friend.

(Source: Wikipedia)

Related Anime

Adaptation: Nobunagun

Characters & Voice Actors

Beckham, Jess
Beckham, Jess
Main
Asakawa, Yuu
Japanese
Asakawa, Yuu
Mirza, Mahesh
Mirza, Mahesh
Main
Shimazaki, Nobunaga
Japanese
Shimazaki, Nobunaga
Muirhead, Adam
Muirhead, Adam
Main
Suzuki, Tatsuhisa
Japanese
Suzuki, Tatsuhisa
Ogura, Shio
Ogura, Shio
Main
Mutou, Shiori
Japanese
Mutou, Shiori

Staff

Uesaka, Sumire
Theme Song Performance
Mutou, Shiori
Theme Song Performance
Asakawa, Yuu
Theme Song Performance
Pay money To my Pain
Theme Song Performance



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Apr 16, 2014
Nasty001
Ok, I've already finish watch this anime for quite some time already, and this is an edited version, co'z a certain muchacho (I'm referring to them mods), wanted me to edit it, so here is my edited review of this not so bad anime.


Story: Mediocre 5.

Because, it is basically a run of the mill alien invasion vs, people with special abilities to protect earth, in fact the plot has some similarities with "Starship Troopers" and "Pacific Rim."


Art: Poor 3.

What's with their outfit anyways? Frankly, I kinda find it a too dorky to say the least and whoever wanna do a cos play of them read more
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Apr 2, 2014
Zartyljee
Nobunagun had one of the most interesting ideas of the winter 2014 season. Historical characters as objects that give super powers to their bearers? That kind of stuff makes me excited. Sadly, Nobunagun drops the ball in some basic things, such as fighting and enemy design.

The main threat in Nobunagun's universe is alien race called Evolutionary Invasion Objects, whose designs variate from armor fishes to a giant squid. They get their job done, but do not raise any passion, since they are just mindless monsters that want to kill everything that comes to their way. In order that humanity could fight those creatures, a read more
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Recommendations

Similarities:

Both involves the same situation where mankind is under threat from alien invasion.

Both involves secret organization whom were tasked to take them aliens out.

Both have the same individuals with special abilities to fight off aliens.

Dissimilarities:

The aliens involve in one anime attack by using massive numbers, while the aliens in the other anime attack by snatching bodies from humans.

One anime has a lolicon element, while the other anime had a romance element.

These two anime are based on the Sengoku Era and deal with Oda Nobunaga—but with a twist. Famous historical figures appear in both anime series. Nobunaga the Fool features Jeanne De Arc, DaVinci, Magellan, King Arthur, and many more to come. Nobunagun though has Ghandi, Newton, and many more to come too. Both series are airing this year (Winter 2014).

Opening Theme

"Respect for the dead man" by Pay money To my Pain (featuring Ken & Teru from Crossfaith)

Ending Theme

"Chiisana Hoshi (ちいさな星)" by Shio Ogura (Shiori Mutou), Newton (Yuu Asakawa), Galileo (Sumire Uesaka)

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