Ranked #1610

Re:␣Hamatora

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Re: Hamatora, Hamatora The Animation 2nd Season, Reply Hamatora
Japanese: Re:␣ ハマトラ

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 8, 2014 to Sep 23, 2014
Premiered: Summer 2014
Broadcast: Unknown
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: Lerche
Source: Original
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Statistics

Score: 7.481 (scored by 26,930 users)
Ranked: #16102
Popularity: #796
Members: 57,425
Favorites: 194
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Synopsis

It has been three months since the incident at Yokohama. Things have been settling down at Cafe Nowhere. Murasaki and Hajime have teamed up and started investigating again. After an unforeseen reunion, Art holds Nice at gunpoint. What are his real intentions? What will become of the connection between Art and Hamatora?

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Characters & Voice Actors

Nice
Nice
Main
Osaka, Ryota
Japanese
Osaka, Ryota
Art
Art
Main
Kamiya, Hiroshi
Japanese
Kamiya, Hiroshi
Koshimizu, Ami
Japanese
Koshimizu, Ami
Hajime
Hajime
Main
Katou, Emiri
Japanese
Katou, Emiri
Murasaki
Murasaki
Main
Hatano, Wataru
Japanese
Hatano, Wataru

Staff

Kishi, Seiji
Kishi, Seiji
Director
Iida, Satoki
Iida, Satoki
Sound Director
Kumagai, Jun
Kumagai, Jun
Script, Series Composition
kz
kz
Theme Song Lyrics

More episodes Episodes(12/12)

Episode Title Aired
1 Melancholy of Hero
Jul 8, 2014
2 Art Returns
Jul 15, 2014
3 Madness Flower
Jul 22, 2014
4 For Whom Talent
Jul 29, 2014
5 Buddy's Wishes
Aug 5, 2014

Opening Theme

"Sen no Tsubasa (千の翼)" by livetune adding Takuro Sugawara (from 9mm Parabellum Bullet) (eps 1-10)

Ending Theme

#1: "Brand New World" by ayami (eps 1-11)
#2: "Sen no Tsubasa (千の翼)" by livetune adding Takuro Sugawara (from 9mm Parabellum Bullet) (ep 12)



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glaceon_cute
Aug 31, 2014
I don't know if I have any other score but 8 to judge everything in this anime. It's a good anime, but not outstanding either.

It's a continuation of Hamatora and it picked up things right away after that disturbing ending in season 1. Less comedies and humorous cases, more main plot. Now Art - our friendly, sweet police officer becomes antagonist and ready to kill Nice - our main protagonist anytime. It sounds so cliche, but also entertaining and evokes our curiosity. Although, sometimes I can't help but laugh at Art's action, wanting to kill but running away when he definitely has chance to read more
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fullmetalgeass
Sep 10, 2014
[EDIT AS OF 9/23/14: So it finished. I liked the last episode. The final 3 episodes that aired after I reviewed were pretty decent compared to the rest of the show. That being said, they don't make up for a lot of what happened before them. The score is now 4/10.

[EDIT AS OF 9/15/14: So episode 11 just happened. Episode 11 (and 9) are great examples of how good the series COULD be. Why all episodes aren't the qualities of these two, I couldn't tell you. But if Re:_ Hamatora concludes with the same strength as episode 11, read more
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Sorainnosia
Dec 25, 2014
The sequel of Hamatora The Animation completely exceed my expectation, the series is truly different from its prequel and different in terms of good.

One of the massive different that created in Re:␣Hamatora is the story orientation, Re:␣Hamatora have clearer story orientation than its prequel. The main plot of the story is visible, the story evolves nicely and keeps focusing to the main plot itself. It maybe not the best that exist, but the plot manage to balance the story. One more thing that we should notice that the sequel appeals more to the mystery instead the comedy. So the main attraction has changed to read more
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Larinel
Sep 20, 2014
The first season ended with a huge cliff hanger, now this seasons completes the previous story. And it was a good, unlike the previous season where the main characters are just doing random job requests, in this season you can relate more to the characters themselves as we get to see their backgrounds and know more about their past and who they really are, also you can finally notice a little bit of a romantic feeling between Nice and Hajime which I am eternally grateful!

Now for the story, the great thing is the events became more polished and the story began to sidestep randomness read more
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The way that they vary:
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- Almost every important character has a special ability
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