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Black Bullet

Black Bullet

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Japanese: ブラック・ブレット BLACK BULLET [黒の銃弾]


Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 8, 2014 to Jul 1, 2014
Duration: 24 min. per episode
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)
L represents licensing company


Score: 7.611 (scored by 56248 users)
Ranked: #7132
Popularity: #184
Members: 106,801
Favorites: 802
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A near future, where humans have been defeated by the viral parasites named Gastrea. They have been exiled into a small territory and live in despair, side-by-side in terror.

In this world trapped in darkness—

Rentaro, a boy living near Tokyo and member of the "Civil Security"—an organization specializing in fighting against the Gastrea—is used to accomplishing dangerous tasks. His partner is Enju, a precocious young girl. They fight thanks to their peculiar powers until one day, when they receive a special assignment from the government. This top secret mission is to prevent the destruction of Tokyo...

Set in a near future, this thrilling heroic-action story... starts now!

(Source: Baka-Tsuki)

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Adaptation: Black Bullet

Characters & Voice Actors

Aihara, Enju
Aihara, Enju
Hidaka, Rina
Hidaka, Rina
Satomi, Rentarou
Satomi, Rentarou
Kaji, Yuki
Kaji, Yuki
Sprout, Tina
Sprout, Tina
Kurosawa, Tomoyo
Kurosawa, Tomoyo
Tendou, Kisara
Tendou, Kisara
Horie, Yui
Horie, Yui


Kojima, Masayuki
Yanagi, Nagi
Theme Song Arrangement, Theme Song Performance, Theme Song Composition, Theme Song Lyrics
Theme Song Performance
Yaginuma, Satoshi
Theme Song Lyrics, Theme Song Arrangement, Theme Song Composition

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Aug 8, 2014
Black Bullet was an awaited anime that many fans wanted to see the first day it was announced. Many had high hopes for this anime, but in my opinion, it failed to fully deliver the full package this anime was holding.

The story is very basic. Or well, in fact, there is no story. It starts off as any casual anime, the good guy being caught in the middle of a battle only to reveal the only interesting character in the entire series, which hardly had any character development in the end.
The 'story' is made up of arcs which overlay each other. While this may read more
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Jul 1, 2014
Black Bullet is one of the many light novel adaptations that aired during Spring 2014. You might know the other ones as The Irregular at Magic High School, No Game No Life, and Chaika - The Coffin Princess. It started out okay, but got progressively weaker as it went on, before turning into an unentertaining show that turned out to be a rushed and half-baked adaptation. Shame, it had potential to be way better.

If you've read the synopsis on the show's page on this site, it'll tell you that it takes place in a post-apocalyptic future where humanity is practically on the brink of extinction, read more
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Humans are all fighting for survival or face extinction, the rich and powerful ruled for either the good of everyone or a greed for power. 'Black Bullet' demonstrates that good and bad are not very different depending on how you perceive it.

'Shingeki no Kyojin' has a darker history as the people have lived under fear for a longer period of time and any beings that are different from them have to be destroyed. Kill or be killed is a way to describe the ways of life of the people. Freedom of action is not permitted to the greatest of pleasure but just like 'Black Bullet', it proves that good and evil are just lines drawn to preserve order and peace.
An infectious disease has spread. Causing people to die/turn into monsters. Only the main character and his companions have a way of dealing with it. They must find a way to cure it. Both series has great OST and visuals. One series is mecha while other is not. Kaji Yuuki does the voice of the main protagonist.

Opening Theme

"black bullet" by fripSide

Ending Theme

#1: "Tokohana (トコハナ)" by Nagi Yanagi (eps 1-3, 5-12)
#2: "Wasurenai Tame ni (忘れない為に)" by Nagi Yanagi (ep 4)
#3: "Wasurenai Tame ni for lotus (忘れない為に for lotus)" by Nagi Yanagi (ep 13)

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