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Mekakucity Actors

Mekakucity Actors

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Mekaku City Actors, Kagerou Project
Japanese: メカクシティアクターズ


Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 13, 2014 to Jun 29, 2014
Duration: 23 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company


Score: 7.321 (scored by 32647 users)
Ranked: #19912
Popularity: #290
Members: 76,700
Favorites: 919
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The incidents which occurred on August 14th and 15th bring a group of young boys and girls together... They are members of a group they call themselves the "Mekakushi Dan" (Blindfold Organization) and each member possesses a strange power involving their eyes. Will the members of this peculiar organization be able to solve the mysteries behind these incidents and see the truth?

(Source: Aniplex USA)

Related Anime

Adaptation: Kagerou Days, Kagerou Days
Other: daze, days

Characters & Voice Actors

Amamiya, Hibiya
Amamiya, Hibiya
Togashi, Misuzu
Togashi, Misuzu
Enomoto, Takane
Enomoto, Takane
Asumi, Kana
Asumi, Kana
Kano, Shuuya
Kano, Shuuya
Tachibana, Shinnosuke
Tachibana, Shinnosuke
Kido, Tsubomi
Kido, Tsubomi
Kaida, Yuko
Kaida, Yuko


Producer, Script, Theme Song Composition, Theme Song Lyrics, Theme Song Arrangement, Music, Series Composition, Original Creator
Iwakami, Atsuhiro
Yase, Yuki
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Shinbou, Akiyuki

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Jun 28, 2014
It's always a pleasant surprise to come across an anime that isn't afraid to present itself in a way different than most others. More often than not an anime's narrative is linear, with a straightforward progression that is simple for mostly anyone to comprehend. While this method does result in well-written and engaging stories, it can take an extra level of skill to alter the way a narrative is told and pull it off correctly without any hiccups. Mekakucity Actors isn't interested in being your average, everyday anime; it's one of the few that seeks to challenge the conventions of storytelling. To give a bit read more
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Jul 2, 2014
"Serves you right."

Mekakucity Actors is a fairly straightforward story depicted in a far too contrived, convoluted and pretentious way.
I approached this anime as a supporter of some of the most renown Shaft productions. I love their artistry in portraying surreal worlds and concepts through the use of captivating art and unusual views. But this time, I think Shinbou went overboard and, as a neophyte of the Kagerou Project, I found myself wrapping my head around trying to grasp what the anime was aiming to convey.

STORY (6/10)

The story is not so difficult nor has some special deep meaning to it. Once you read about it or read more
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Clean unique worlds from both series where plots have to be grasped to get a clear understanding. The artful animation and expresison of the characters is something to be galvanised with. Environments appeared sophisticated in both arrangements and structure that will give you an out of this world experience.
same feel for both shows, both deal with the supernatural, both are mystery too, both focused on one city, also weird red eyes

Opening Theme

#1: "daze" by Jin ft. MARiA from GARNiDELiA (eps 2-5, 8, 10-11)
#2: "Headphone Actor (ヘッドフォンアクター)" by Jin ft. LiSA (ep 6)
#3: "Ayano no Koufuku Riron (アヤノの幸福理論)" by Jin ft. Aki Okui (ep 9)

Ending Theme

#1: "daze" by Jin ft. MARiA from GARNiDELiA (ep 1)
#2: "days" by Jin ft. Lia (eps 2-5, 7, 9-11)
#3: "Yuukei Yesterday (夕景イエスタデイ)" by Jin ft. LiSA (ep 6)
#4: "Lost Time Memory (ロスタイムメモリー)" by Jin ft. Matsuyama Kouta from BYEE the ROUND (ep 8)
#5: "Summertime Record (サマータイムレコード)" by Jin feat. Jin (ep 12)

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