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Rainbow: Nisha Rokubou no Shichinin

Rainbow: Nisha Rokubou no Shichinin

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Synonyms: Rainbow
Japanese: RAINBOW 二舎六房の七人


Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 2, 2010 to Sep 29, 2010
Duration: 22 min. per episode
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)
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Score: 8.601 (scored by 23975 users)
Ranked: #622
Popularity: #493
Members: 55,662
Favorites: 1,477
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Seven teenagers in 1955 have to learn to live together in the same hold in the reformatory of Shio. Confined in a hall where suffering and humiliation are daily, they are waiting for a ray of hope in a dark, incarcerating world. The story follows their life together and how they move on afterwards.

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Adaptation: Rainbow: Nisha Rokubou no Shichinin

Characters & Voice Actors

Maeda, Noboru
Maeda, Noboru
Park, Romi
Park, Romi
Matsuura, Mansaku
Matsuura, Mansaku
Waki, Tomohiro
Waki, Tomohiro
Minakami, Mario
Minakami, Mario
Oguri, Shun
Oguri, Shun
Nomoto, Ryuuji
Nomoto, Ryuuji
Fujiwara, Keiji
Fujiwara, Keiji


Koujina, Hiroshi
Mima, Masafumi
Sound Director
Kurata, Ayako
Episode Director, Storyboard
Fudeyasu, Kazuyuki

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Jul 31, 2014
Friendship: a very important aspect of every person's life. Without friends, we would have rotted, we wouldn't have been able to exist. And of course, we would not have been able to make any sacrifices, or bring ourselves to have fun and be satisfied. Is it important to have friends? Rainbow: Nisha Rokubou no Shichinin answers this question in a rather different way than we would imagine. Through very difficult situations, the main characters get closer and closer, learn to trust each other and, finally, help each other move on and manage to achieve their goals.

Rainbow: Nisha Rokubou no Shichinin is a story, which takes read more
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Apr 13, 2014
What exactly is friendship? Are your friends more important to you than your family? What are you willing to go through for a friend? Rainbow: Nisha Rokubou no Shichinin (for the rest of the review the anime will be referred to simply as Rainbow) focuses on friendship, as well as several other themes based around friendship, such as humanity, morality, violence, love, family etc. This is my review:

Story - Rainbow is a tale about seven inmates in a special reform school who grow closer with the increased time they spend together. All seven of them are there for committing several crimes which shaped these very read more
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Both use a Prison setting. Rainbow is based in a realistic setting, set in the 1950s and following the lives of young criminals. Deadman Wonderland is more science-fiction, set in the future and a prison that serves as an amusement park. Both series have a dark atmosphere that stems from their location.
Same historical background and similar characters.

Opening Theme

"We're not alone" by coldrain

Ending Theme

"A FAR-OFF DISTANCE" by Galneryus

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