Ranked #2897

Gokukoku no Brynhildr

Alternative Titles

English: Brynhildr in the Darkness
Japanese: 極黒のブリュンヒルデ

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 6, 2014 to Jun 29, 2014
Premiered: Spring 2014
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: VAP
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: Arms
Source: Manga
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity

Statistics

Score: 7.111 (scored by 67,615 users)
Ranked: #28972
Popularity: #288
Members: 128,129
Favorites: 548
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Synopsis

When he was a child, Murakami was infatuated with a girl he called Kuroneko. She insisted on knowing about aliens and having met them, but no one believed her, even young Murakami was skeptical. One day, she decides to show him the aliens, but an accident occurs and Kuroneko dies while Murakami is left seriously wounded in the hospital.

Years go by and Murakami obsesses on finding proof of the existence of aliens because of a promise he had made with Kuroneko. Then, one day, a new transfer student comes to his class, who not only looks a lot like Kuroneko, but is named Kurohaneko!

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Characters & Voice Actors

Kuroha, Neko
Kuroha, Neko
Main
Taneda, Risa
Japanese
Taneda, Risa
Schlierenzauer, Kazumi
Schlierenzauer, Kazumi
Main
Ichimichi, Mao
Japanese
Ichimichi, Mao
Murakami, Ryouta
Murakami, Ryouta
Main
Satou, Rina
Japanese
Satou, Rina
Osaka, Ryota
Japanese
Osaka, Ryota
...
Tachibana, Kana
Tachibana, Kana
Main
Suzaki, Aya
Japanese
Suzaki, Aya

Staff

Imaizumi, Kenichi
Imaizumi, Kenichi
Director
Tsuchiya, Masaki
Tsuchiya, Masaki
Sound Director
Takamura, Yuuta
Takamura, Yuuta
Episode Director
Kitajima, Yukinori
Kitajima, Yukinori
Script, Series Composition

More episodes Episodes(0/13)

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Opening Theme

#1: "BRYNHILDR IN THE DARKNESS -Ver. EJECTED-" by Nao Tokisawa (鴇沢 直) (eps 1-9)
#2: "Virtue and Vice" by Fear, and loathing in Las Vegas (eps 10-13)

Ending Theme

"Ichiban Boshi (いちばん星)" by Neko Kuroha (CV: Risa Taneda), Kana Tachibana (CV: Aya Suzaki), Kazumi Schlierenzauer (CV: MAO), Kotori Takatori (CV: Azusa Tadokoro)



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TheNeko
Jun 29, 2014
When I started watching this show I couldn´t help noticing how much similarities between this series and, the hugely popular, Elfen Lied existed. Both were a story about girls that were trapped in an investigation facility, that ended up escaping and then they find a really nice guy who ended up helping them, because, you know, he is THAT nice.
I really wasn´t much of a fan of Elfen Lied but I gave this show an opportunity anyway, and for the first couple of episodes it wasn´t that much of a disappointment. Of course, while I was watching the first episodes, which I thought were pretty read more
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AnimeZ0id
Jun 29, 2014
**UPDATE** Damn this anime is getting bad reviews xD I get that it's similar to Elfen Lied (that's one of my favs) But you should never heavily compare the two even if it is by the same person who wrote it.

This isn't Elfen Lied. This is a completely different anime. Jeezz people.

Harem & Sci-fi; weird combination, right? But this anime makes it work. I'm usually not a huge harem fan, but this one is a win in my book. Probably because it's not heavily focused on it. I didn't actually expect to like this anime so much. Whether it was the summary or just read more
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EndlessGr8
Jun 9, 2014
Let me start off by saying this:
I do not like to talk down about anime. I an usually incredibly unbiased and I have an appreciation for every anime released... to some extent.
I don't like to be negative and I don't like to write reviews that could sound hurtful to some people. But with Brynhildr, there is a problem. The problem is that I cannot understand why there are little-to-no contrasting opinions on this anime yet. Everything I've seen/read so far has been generally positive and praising the anime. I don't get it... isn't that unnatural? It's not that great...is it?

No, it's not. There must be read more
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lelouch544
Jul 17, 2014
I thought overall this was a pretty good series and deserves a decent rating. Not a perfect one but a decent one. I think it suffers most from failing to meet peoples expectations than it does from the product itself. Yes it was rushed but that doesn't make it terrible.

First off this isn't Elfen Lied. Yes it's by the same author and has various similarities but it's not meant to be a duplicate and doesn't necessarily appeal to the same crowd. This isn't even really a horror/gore series, Inuyasha had more gore and it isn't considered a gore series. Brynhildr is primarily a dark drama read more
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Brynhildr has a premise involving predicting future deaths, human experimentation, needing medication to not die horribly whilst coughing up blood and many other feel good aspects. Then, naturally, you have Mr. Average Harem lead forming a girls-only observatory group--the heroine, ofc, being a childhood friend with no memories. New girls are introduced  read more 
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Both have supernatural powers have to hide from scientists
Both have to hide from scientists
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Anime: Denpa Onna to Seishun Otoko
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