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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 8694 users)
Ranked: #28772
Popularity: #1069
Members: 22,839
Favorites: 47
1 indicates a weighted score
2 based on the top anime page.

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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

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



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Apr 15, 2014
THEAnimeHERO
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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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

#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)

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