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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
Premiered: Winter 2014
Broadcast: Unknown
Studios: Bridge
Source: Manga
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Statistics

Score: 6.861 (scored by 18,057 users)
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Ranked: #37912
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1173
Members: 39,886
Favorites: 90
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Episodes: /13

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.

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Characters & Voice Actors

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

Staff

Kondou, Nobuhiro
Kondou, Nobuhiro
Director, Storyboard
Tsuchiya, Masaki
Tsuchiya, Masaki
Sound Director
Uesaka, Sumire
Uesaka, Sumire
Theme Song Performance
Asakawa, Yuu
Asakawa, Yuu
Theme Song Performance

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

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#1:"Respect for the dead man" by Pay money To my Pain (featuring Ken & Teru from Crossfaith) (ep 1)
#2:"Chiisana Hoshi Ver. α (ちいさな星 Ver. α)" by Shio Ogura (Shiori Mutou), Newton (Yuu Asakawa), Galileo (Sumire Uesaka) (eps 2-5, 11-13)
#3:"Chiisana Hoshi Ver. β (ちいさな星 Ver. β)" by Shio Ogura (Shiori Mutou), Geronimo (Chiwa Saito), Cyx (Mutsumi Tamura), Gaudi (Ayumu Murase) (eps 6-10)



More reviewsReviews

Stark700
Jun 9, 2014
A schoolgirl with a giant gun. Got your attention yet? It’s not every day that we get to see a young girl who holds the soul of Oda Nobunaga. More so, how about the concept of monsters known as ‘Evolutionary Invasion Objects (EIO)’ attacking people? To take this premise and formulate it into an anime takes guts. And that’s what Nobunagun tries to do, on first case anyways. But for what’s worth, Nobunagun is just another slapstick attempt to create an anime with an action girl. There’s little taste that is favorable in this show that comes off as a dumb-down shoot fest.

Taking on the read more
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DatDamnPR
Mar 30, 2014
This series is one of the few series that truly stood out when I was making my decisions of what to watch. A fairly normal, typical school girl who has trouble making friends, turns out to be the central role is just fantastic and refreshing. The way the characters/powers, based off of some of the most infamous, famous persona's in history, are portrayed in this series is something that I have never seen in any other series. Using these historical figures to inspire the characters or "reincarnations" could prove to be difficult. But it was done extremely well in this case. Being able to read more
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39
Dec 23, 2014
Nobunagun is one anime that dedicates itself in delivering action.
Personally I think this anime would be more well-liked if it was aired some years earlier.


Story (6):
The idea of borrowing the power of historical people is quite promising, however the entire idea of "fighting the invaders to protect the world" is too basic and heavily limits the show's potential. Though, the invaders' (Evolutionary Invasion Objects) intelligence and tactics used by both parties were something new for me, and kept the show somewhat intense.

Ogura's getting influenced by Nobunaga badassery was an eye candy for me (she was the only one though?). Thankfully it wasn't overused; every scene read more
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THEAnimeHERO
Apr 15, 2014
Nobunagun is a slightly dark anime where colorful characters kill aliens via power suits while jamming to an engaging OST.

Main plot of this story comes from these alien invaders known as "Evolutionary Invasion Objects" whose purpose is to slay humanity.The heroes being branded "E-Gene Holders" manifest the spirits of historical figures into a weaponized form (Similar to Shaman King).

What this anime offers is style & is full of it. Character designs are covered in full body armor each displaying their historic spirit & specific traits which is complimented by the eye catches in each episode. One of the highlights of this series is read more
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