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Hamatora The Animation

Hamatora The Animation

Alternative Titles

Japanese: ハマトラ THE ANIMATION

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 8, 2014 to Mar 26, 2014
Duration: 24 min. per episode
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 7.431 (scored by 34838 users)
Ranked: #17122
Popularity: #373
Members: 75,192
Favorites: 349
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2 based on the top anime page.

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Synopsis

The story revolves around "Minimum" or "minor miracle"—special hereditary powers discovered only in an extremely limited number of humans. Those who possess such powers are known as "Minimum Holders."

(Source: ANN)

Related Anime

Adaptation: Hamatora The Comic
Summary: Hamatora The Animation: Saishuukai Chokuzen! Mao ga Okuru Soushuuhen Special
Sequel: Re:␣Hamatora

Characters & Voice Actors

Nice
Nice
Main
Osaka, Ryota
Japanese
Osaka, Ryota
Murasaki
Murasaki
Main
Hatano, Wataru
Japanese
Hatano, Wataru
Hajime
Hajime
Supporting
Katou, Emiri
Japanese
Katou, Emiri
Art
Art
Supporting
Kamiya, Hiroshi
Japanese
Kamiya, Hiroshi

Staff

Kishi, Seiji
Director
Kimura, Hiroshi
Director
Kumagai, Jun
Script, Series Composition
Machida, Touko
Script



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Jul 27, 2014
BlueOla
“All human beings can only perceive the world through the filter of their values. Mediocre values may be harmless, but they are also utterly worthless.” - Moral

Story (7/10)

Hamatora is the collective name of a group of detectives, who solve various cases in order to earn a living. Sounds rather standard, doesn’t it? Well, not exactly. All the members of Hamatora poses some superhuman power, be it incredible speed, or inhuman strength. These are known as ‘minimums’, rare innate abilities which only a small percentage of humans can use. Of course, regular citizens have no idea of existence of such individuals, in order to protect the read more
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Mar 26, 2014
Asfaria
Hamatora is an anime that showed plenty of promise at first. It could have been excellent if not for one major setback: most of the anime is filler. The story is actually great when it gets down to it, but having one of the most thrilling scenes of any show this season followed up by a beach episode before returning to the actual plot just destroys the mood and momentum this show could have built up much more. That's not the only problem, but it certainly is the biggest and most noticeable one.

Hamatora is an anime with a similar style to things like Persona 4 read more
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Recommendations

People with special abilities and groups performing missions. Not to mention all around action. Darker than Black is of course edgier and well, darker [no pun intended] but they have the same feel and pacing.
Super powers. Mystery. Witty. Each anime has these elements in spades. Intensity seems to be the main element though. I couldn't help but notice the similarity after the first two episodes. The darkened theme running through the background plot sets up the mood for future events and the protagonists both have sort of that "in your face" approach. If you've seen one, I definitely recommend the other if only for a comparison of the two.

Opening Theme

"FLAT" by livetune adding Yuuki Ozaki (from Galileo Galilei)

Ending Theme

"Hikari" by Wataru Hatano

Recent News

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