Ranked #1138

Casshern Sins

Alternative Titles

Japanese: キャシャーン SINS

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 24
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 2, 2008 to Mar 16, 2009
Premiered: Fall 2008
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: Showgate
Source: Unknown
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.641 (scored by 26,649 users)
Ranked: #11382
Popularity: #658
Members: 68,086
Favorites: 807
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Synopsis

In the distant future, where cyborgs and humans struggle to survive after the war which destroyed the world, a being in white suit awakens. His name is Casshern and he remembers nothing of his own past.

In barren and dark dystopian world, where every being alive seems to hate his existence and the evil from his past wants him dead, Casshern, haunted by the flashes of his past memories has to survive and figure out who or what exactly he is and how he got to where he is now. But he does not know that he might not like the horrible truth of the past, hidden deep inside his mind...

Created as an intended reboot of Casshern franchise.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Casshern
Casshern
Main
Furuya, Toru
Japanese
Furuya, Toru
Lyuze
Lyuze
Main
Miyahara, Nami
Japanese
Miyahara, Nami
Ringo
Ringo
Main
Minaguchi, Yuko
Japanese
Minaguchi, Yuko
Ouji
Ouji
Main
Cho
Japanese
Cho

Staff

Yamauchi, Shigeyasu
Yamauchi, Shigeyasu
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Choi, EunYoung
Choi, EunYoung
Episode Director, Storyboard, Key Animation, 2nd Key Animation, Animation Director
Itou, Tatsufumi
Itou, Tatsufumi
Episode Director, Animation Director, Key Animation
Miyahara, Nami
Miyahara, Nami
Theme Song Performance, Inserted Song Performance

More episodes Episodes(24/24)

Episode Title Aired
1 At the End of the World
Shuumatsu no Sekai de (終末の世界で)
Oct 2, 2008
2 A World Replete with Death Throes
Sekai wa Danmatsu no Koe ni Michite (世界は断末の声に満ちて)
Oct 9, 2008
3 To the Ends of Agony
Kunou no Hate ni (苦悩の果てに)
Oct 16, 2008
4 The Angel of Ruin
Horobi no Tenshi (滅びの天使)
Oct 23, 2008
5 The Man Who Killed the Sun Named Moon
Tsuki to Iu Na no Taiyou wo Koroshita Otoko (月という名の太陽を殺した男)
Oct 30, 2008

Opening Theme

"Aoi Hana (青い花)" by Color Bottle

Ending Theme

#1: "Reason" by K∧N∧ (eps 1-12)
#2: "Aoi Kage 「蒼い影」" by Otoyakichiemon'Ju (ep 13)
#3: "Hikari to Kage「光と影」" by Shinji Kuno (eps 14-23)
#4: "A Path" by Nami Miyahara (ep 24)



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Digibro
Mar 27, 2009
Casshern Sins is not for everyone. The show pretty much moves at one pace, and that pace is ’slow’. There is a lot of silence, introspection, and philosophical dialog. Ordinarily, this would make one assume the show is pretentious (especially since it has a lot of similarities to Texhnolyze), but it really isn’t. Casshern has a very simple plot, very simple dialog, and is easy to understand, so people looking for a mind-blower won’t find it here. The plot and messages of Casshern Sins are much more along the lines of Kino’s Journey or Mushi-shi. However, just like action fans will be turned off by read more
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theeggman85
Nov 20, 2008
I started watching this anime, giving it a starting 6/10. I was up to a 9/10 within the first 7 episodes. Does that say something?

I am pleased to say that it says a lot. Casshern Sins is what looks like the most original anime of the Spring 2008 lineup, and while it may be sad, it is truly amazing to watch. (This review will update as the series goes on, if all goes well ;D)

STORY: 9/10

Casshern does not know if he is a man, robot, or neither. In a world of destruction, where humans are rarely found and the last of the robots rust, Casshern read more
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Jodyqt
Nov 8, 2013
What would you do if you couldn't change your fate? Would you grasp at any slither of hope that presents itself, even if that hope required you to hurt someone else? Or would you accept your fate? Just letting it pass over you? This is one of the many questions that Casshern Sins asks. "What is the answer" you might wonder? Well, let us sit down together and discuss it shall we.

Casshern Sins is a remarkable feat, in that it somehow captures every single, minute detail of the human spirit. It achieves this by starting from the very basics and quickly developing on the basics read more
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legacy3233
Oct 8, 2008
Spoilers Ahoy!

Casshern… a series reboot of the original Shinzou Ningen Casshern back in 1973. Of all the new shows this season, I think this one is my favorite. Lets talk production values, people. I really enjoyed the OP and ED, I think they fit very well, and they have a nice melody. Music overall was certainly a strong point of the show. The BGM really fit well into the scenarios presented, and I think that they sound lovely as well. The animation is fluid, almost seamless, which goes along well with the simplistic character art and gorgeous post-apocalyptic backgrounds. The voices are another strong point. read more
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Very similar characters. Both involve a guy who can't remember his past traveling a wasteland searching for his purpose. They each have some action and involve lots of philosophizing. 
reportRecommended by Danish
Anime: Wolf's Rain
Both feature characters seeking salvation, unaware of what entails from searching for it. The main characters themselves have problems that are linked to what they want.
Both have high production values, have intense emotional scenes, strong moral messages, and have a harsh atmosphere.

Wolf's Rain has a much more adventurous feel to it, has an infinitely better musical score, more relatable characters, and is generally easier to enjoy.

Casshern Sins has more mystery woven into it, characters that develop more distinctively, a slightly better moral message, but it's a little harsher in presentation. 
reportRecommended by Otaking09
Anime: Kino no Tabi: The Beautiful World
Both are science fiction series about a journey... Kino no Tabi is about a journey through human nature and society. Casshern Sins is a journey to the end of the world, through isolation, death, despair and hope. Both are great introspective series that will challenge your view on the world. 
reportRecommended by wakka9ca
Anime: Trigun
Both shows feature a lonely protagonist wandering dystopian wastelands and deserts. Vash the Stampede and Casshern both have incredible powers, are thus victorious in many battles and seem to be invincible. While there's a large bounty on Vash's head, the inhabitants of Casshern's world believe that killing Casshern would bring them eternal life, so they are both hunted and attacked wherever they go. 
reportRecommended by MikeOnHighway61
Anime: Mushishi
It's not about the action, it's about the journey and the discovery of two amazingly created worlds. They both are pure piece of art!  
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Anime: Texhnolyze
Both anime have this gloomy but beautiful atmosphere and the action takes place in the future. The protagonist, an outcast, is searching for understanding of the world and so, the main thing going on in both scenarios is his journey. Both anime have another main character, a small girl who seemingly has the understanding of the world but also innocence. Answers to protagonists' questions are given in both anime. 
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