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Little Busters!: EX

Little Busters!: EX

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Little Busters! Ecstasy, LB!: EX
Japanese: リトルバスターズ!EX


Type: Special
Episodes: 8
Status: Currently Airing
Aired: Jan 29, 2014 to Jul 30, 2014
Producers: J.C.Staff, Key
Duration: 24 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company


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The main additions in "Little Busters! Ecstasy" are 3 heroine routes involving the characters Futaki Kanata, Sasasegawa Sasami and Tokido Saya.

The 3 EX heroines' routes take place of the following:

Saya's route - Before the events of Refrain.
Sasami's route - After the events of Refrain.
Kanata's route - First half of her story is before Refrain and second half is after Refrain.

The episodes will be bundled with the BD/DVD releases of Little Busters!: Refrain.

Related Anime

Adaptation: Little Busters! Ecstasy
Prequel: Little Busters!: Refrain

Characters & Voice Actors

Futaki, Kanata
Futaki, Kanata
Suzuki, Keiko
Suzuki, Keiko
Naoe, Riki
Naoe, Riki
Horie, Yui
Horie, Yui
Sasasegawa, Sasami
Sasasegawa, Sasami
Tokui, Sora
Tokui, Sora
Tokido, Saya
Tokido, Saya
Sakurai, Harumi
Sakurai, Harumi


Yamakawa, Yoshiki
Theme Song Performance
Theme Song Performance
Theme Song Performance

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Apr 24, 2014
Already seen the two season of Little Busters!. This is also my first review for a series (OVA).

Story: At the moment only Saya's route has been shown but seem she was missing something from her childhood that was ripped from her. But overall the story based off a visual novel was very well played by J.C.Staff and Visual Art's Key brand. Score: 10/10

Sound: The music of this season is little meh but as usual Rita sings the opening theme. Saya's song has a strong emotional feeling toward who is listening but that my opinion since everyone has different taste in music for animination. Score: read more
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Both anime start off seemingly as a slice of life, but actually are both situated in worlds that have more to it than meets the eye, with antagonists in the shadows aiming for the main character's life.

Both anime have the main character grabbing a baseball bat to defend himself when he feels threatened by something observing him from a distance. Both main characters have cute girls attempting to kill them constantly for a deeper reason than just mindless violence.

Both shows revolve around the theme of friendship and youth, with a mystery element.

Opening Theme

"Little Busters! EX" By Rita

Ending Theme

#1: "Mezameta Asa ni wa Kimi ga Tonari ni (目覚めた朝にはきみが隣に)" by Suzuyu (鈴湯) (eps 1-3, 5)
#2: "Saya's Song" by Lia (ep 4)
#3: "Alicemagic -Rockstar Ver.-" by Rita (ep 6)

Recent News

Visual Novel 'Little Busters! Ecstasy' to be Animated ( 1 2 3 4 5 ... Last Page )
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11-17-13, 11:27 PM
Anime 'Little Busters! EX' to be Bundled as Extra With 'Little Busters! Refrain' BD/DVD ( 1 2 3 )
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11-04-13, 9:34 PM

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Refrain Subs [Refrain Subs] 48 of 48 users approve
SeedTeam [-SeT-] (French) 4 of 4 users approve
Friki no Fansub [FnF] (Spanish) 1 of 1 users approve
Tokido Translations [Toki] (German) 1 of 1 users approve
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