Ranked #1325
Hitsugi no Chaika

Hitsugi no Chaika

Alternative Titles

English: Chaika -The Coffin Princess-
Japanese: 棺姫のチャイカ

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 10, 2014 to Jun 26, 2014
Duration: 24 min. per episode
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 7.561 (scored by 56232 users)
Ranked: #13252
Popularity: #291
Members: 110,594
Favorites: 343
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Synopsis

Toru Acura is a 20-year-old retired soldier meandering through life post-war. He encounters Chaika Trabant, a 14-year-old sorceress carrying a coffin, and follows her in hopes of finding some semblance of meaning in his life again. The two are accompanied by Toru's adopted sister Akari, the sole employed member of the group and thereby their source of sustenance.

(Source: ANN, edited)

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Characters & Voice Actors

Trabant, Chaika
Trabant, Chaika
Main
Anzai, Chika
Japanese
Anzai, Chika
Acura, Akari
Acura, Akari
Main
Hara, Yuuko
Japanese
Hara, Yuuko
Acura, Tooru
Acura, Tooru
Main
Terasaki, Yuka
Japanese
Terasaki, Yuka
Majima, Junji
Japanese
Majima, Junji
Fredrica
Fredrica
Supporting
Saito, Chiwa
Japanese
Saito, Chiwa

Staff

Masui, Souichi
Masui, Souichi
Director
Mima, Masafumi
Mima, Masafumi
Sound Director
Makino, Yui
Makino, Yui
Theme Song Performance
Nomizu, Iori
Nomizu, Iori
Theme Song Performance

More episodes Episodes(1/12)

# Episode Title Aired
1 The Girl who Bears the Coffin
Hitsugi Katsugu Shoujo (棺かつぐ少女)
Apr 10, 2014

Opening Theme

"DARAKENA" by Iori Nomizu

Ending Theme

"Kairaku Genri (快楽原理)" by coffin princess (CV: Chika Anzai, Saeko Zougou, Yui Makino)



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Omfgakitten
Jun 26, 2014 4:13 AM
First and foremost, I went into Chaika without greatly high expectation as I hadn't heard too much about it, it was one of the least hyped shows airing at the moment.
And it turns out that it was also one of the most underrated!
So let's begin...

Story - 9/10.
The story of this anime may not look particularly original if you only read the synopsis, but getting into it it provides a really satisfying adventure-filled romp through various places. I didn't find the story either too simple or too complex, it was filled with just the right amount of twists and turns and didn't overcomplicate itself with overly read more
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shiro-shiro
Jun 25, 2014 6:39 PM
Every season there are a handful of shows that are overlooked and underrated. Hitsugi no Chaika takes this fact, and shoves it down peoples' throats by making itself even more underrated. Before the Spring 2014 season began, I had mediocre expectations of Chaika. But sooner than later, I found myself as one of the lucky ones to stay with it all the way through.

Story: 8
At first glance the plot of Hitsugi no Chaika may seem "dull" or "cliche", but Chaika ultimately stands to deliver a fresh, new kind of plotline that is rather unprecedented in my opinion. It's not often you find adventure shows with read more
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Stark700
Jun 25, 2014 11:36 AM
At first glance, Hitsugi no Chaika (Coffin Princess Chaika) may be interpreted as a cheesy adventure. We get a trio of characters traveling on a sort of journey across the continent in a fantasy realm. And one of those characters is a young girl named Chaika with mysterious origins while carrying a coffin almost twice her size. As peculiar as all this sounds, the show has an alluring premise filled with mysteries and charming moments. From these moments also draws forward an ability to make the audience follow its story. And trust me, it’s worth every single minute.

First thoughts coming into this show is adaptation. read more
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Prossion
Dec 31, 2014 5:15 AM
It’s always difficult to review shows like Hitsugi no Chaika - ones that are clearly enjoyable to watch, but not necessarily of high quality. The characters are nice, though flat; the world is mysterious and intriguing, though it doesn't remain so; and the politics and ideologies are interesting, though simple. It’s the type of show you might marathon some lonely weekend, enjoying as you watch it, and then completely forget about.

The show takes you through the adventures of Chaika Trabant, Toru Acura, and Akari Acura to recapture the remains of a deceased, tyrannical king - Emperor Gaz. read more
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