Ranked #1753

Selector Infected WIXOSS

Alternative Titles

Japanese: selector infected WIXOSS

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 4, 2014 to Jun 20, 2014
Premiered: Spring 2014
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: Warner Bros.
Studios: J.C.Staff
Source: Original
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Statistics

Score: 7.441 (scored by 28,757 users)
Ranked: #17532
Popularity: #708
Members: 63,542
Favorites: 315
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Synopsis

WIXOSS is a card game that's popular with teenagers. Supposedly there exist "LRIG Cards," female character cards with wills of their own. Special girls can hear the voices of the LRIGs, and those who possess them are called Selectors. These Selectors have card battles in a dimension that other humans cannot access. It's said that whoever triumphs in these battles will have their wish granted. Ruko Kominato is the latest girl to find an LRIG card. She names her card Tama, and without any further explanation is thrown into her life as a Selector.

(Source: ANN)

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Characters & Voice Actors

Kominato, Ruuko
Kominato, Ruuko
Main
Kakuma, Ai
Japanese
Kakuma, Ai
Aoi, Akira
Aoi, Akira
Main
Akasaki, Chinatsu
Japanese
Akasaki, Chinatsu
Urazoe, Iona
Urazoe, Iona
Main
Seto, Asami
Japanese
Seto, Asami
Kurebayashi, Yuzuki
Kurebayashi, Yuzuki
Main
Sakura, Ayane
Japanese
Sakura, Ayane

Staff

Sato, Takuya
Sato, Takuya
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard, Theme Song Lyrics
Iwanami, Yoshikazu
Iwanami, Yoshikazu
Sound Director
Okada, Mari
Okada, Mari
Script, Series Composition
Wakeshima, Kanon
Wakeshima, Kanon
Theme Song Lyrics, Theme Song Composition, Theme Song Performance

More episodes Episodes(2/12)

Episode Title Aired
1 This Miracle Trembles
Kono Kiseki wa Kyoukyou (この奇跡は兢々)
Apr 4, 2014
2 That Poisonous Meeting
Sono Deai wa Gekiyaku (その出会いは劇薬)
Apr 11, 2014

Opening Theme

"killy killy JOKER" by Kanon Wakeshima

Ending Theme

#1: "realize -Yume no Matsu Basho- (realize -夢の待つ場所-)" by Cyua (eps 1-10)
#2: "realize -Yume no Matsu Basho- ~White Hope mix~ (realize -夢の待つ場所- ~White Hope mix~)" by Cyua (ep 11)



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Zelot
Jun 20, 2014
Wishes.
If you were in a competition in where you won, your wish would be granted, would you compete? Knowing that there are other people who may have a more important or dire wish? Is your wish more important than others? Is it less important?
Do you even have a wish?

Before going into this review, you will need to know what a Selector is. In this series, there is a popular card game called WIXOSS. Among the players, there are Selectors, people who are able to communicate with their LRIG, or the avatar of their deck. The point of this partner read more
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Stark700
Jul 7, 2014
A card game about granting wishes. That’s what Selector Infected WIXOSS is anyways. And judging by the cover, there isn’t anything that seems too peculiar. That is until when the game actually begins. It’s not a normal card game especially when there’s a strange little girl who wants to battle and grant wishes for its owner. So now, it’s a game about fighting to grant wishes through battles. This however turns into a nightmare for the girls learns what’s at stake – an abominable and endless mind struggle against all odds.

Short for the term (Wish-Cross), the game itself consists of card games and battles. It read more
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Link_of_Hyrule
Dec 20, 2014
**SPOILER FREE REVIEW FOR BOTH SEASONS**

Not many people know what to make of the Selector WIXOSS series. “Eh… it was okay I guess?” seems to be the reaction of most people, and I think that can be largely attributed to the fact that it’s so radically different from anything else in its genre; we’ve never seen anything quite like it. Anime fans simply aren’t sure how to feel about a show centered around a card game that never even explains the rules of its own card game. While most anime in the card genre are about making every conceivable reward obtainable by means of said read more
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LaughingManlet
Jun 20, 2014
This season was not really full of surprises. Just as always some light novel adaptions here and manga adaptions there. What I really missed when overlooking the chart of currently airing anime was something fresh which sounded interesting. Of course being a show about a card game, Selector Infected Wixoss did not catch my attention at first at all. Only when I realized that this season isn't close to being good and I even started watching a sports anime about ping pong I thought to myself "Hey, why not check out this anime with the cute girls playing cards?".

I can tell you beforehand, missing read more
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Anime: Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica
Selector and Madoka both take the formula that is normal for Anime of the card game genre and magical girl genre and places a dark twist on it involving the fulfillment of wishes happening. On top of these wishes having a darker side to them there is the fact there is a “pure” character, a character that happens to have a positive outlook on life and easily be able to make friends with people. The characters also don't have a wish because they can't think of anything to actually wish for. There is also quite a bit of slice of life elements as well as  read more 
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Anime: C: The Money of Soul and Possibility Control
So after letting the show continue for a couple more episodes past the pilot episode i would have to say that these shows are similar.

While both animes deal with granting the master desires each anime deals with a different desire. In Selector Infected the show deals with winning battles to grant ones wish. While in C it deals with winning battles to gain money. Along with the chances of getting your desire granted both animes have consequences if you lose to many times. In both the animes it seems that the consequences both have a similar effect.

Also, in both animes they  read more 
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Little Girls fighting against each other in parallel universes.

One bright side, where you have a kind of slice-of-life feeling while
there is the other "darker" side, where the girls fight.
A big difference is the card game, which is not in BRS but the dream sequences and
the overall atmosphere are quiet similar.  
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Living normal school life with the addition of virtual reality battles and real-world consequences between the two. 
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Similarities:

Both have the same card based anime.

Both involves dueling in a card battle.

Dissimilarities:

One was more of a shoujo type of card battle, while the other one was more of a unisex card battle.

In one anime the player can use multiple avatar, while in the other anime the play rely only on one avatar.  
reportRecommended by Nasty001
Anime: Fantasista Doll
Selector and Fantatsista are both of the card game genre, but one of the ways they vary from the normal card game Anime is the fact the main characters are female. The main character is naïve and doesn't understand the rules for the game. Both series have wishes fulfilled for those playing. Irony is that while Fanasista is a more light fair, the reason for the wish fulfillment is darker in the fact who ever is granting the wishes happens to be after the main characters cards and is manipulating things. Selector is the darker series and the “goal” behind granting the wishes isn't revealed  read more 
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