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Darker than Black: Ryuusei no Gemini

Alternative Titles

English: Darker than Black: Gemini of the Meteor
Synonyms: Darker than BLACK 2nd Season, Darker than BLACK Second Season, DTB2
Japanese: DARKER THAN BLACK 流星の双子

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 9, 2009 to Dec 25, 2009
Premiered: Fall 2009
Broadcast: Unknown
Studios: Bones
Source: Original
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Statistics

Score: 7.661 (scored by 117,880 users)
Ranked: #10932
Popularity: #148
Members: 189,405
Favorites: 1,096
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Synopsis

In the sequel, Hei and Yin are now on the run after betraying the Syndicate in the previous season. After leaving Japan, Hei encounters Suou Pavlichenko, a 13-year-old Eurasian girl who becomes embroiled in the war and politics of the various factions and Contractors vying for power. Meanwhile, Hell's Gate remains standing in Tokyo, after Hei's efforts to stop the Saturn Ring anti-Gate particle weapon from activating. Although Contractors are safe from the danger of having their existences erased, this does not prevent new and old Contractors from abusing their powers. As Misaki Kirihara and her team in the Public Security Bureau deal with the increasing Contractor cases, she also has to keep the Syndicate at bay, who has major positions in the Japanese police and intelligence bureaus around the world. The storyline setting primarily takes place in both Japan and Russia.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Hei
Hei
Main
Kiuchi, Hidenobu
Japanese
Kiuchi, Hidenobu
Mao
Mao
Main
Sawaki, Ikuya
Japanese
Sawaki, Ikuya
Pavlichenko, Suou
Pavlichenko, Suou
Main
Hanazawa, Kana
Japanese
Hanazawa, Kana
Kirihara, Misaki
Kirihara, Misaki
Main
Mizuki, Nana
Japanese
Mizuki, Nana

Staff

Okamura, Tensai
Okamura, Tensai
Director
Wakabayashi, Kazuhiro
Wakabayashi, Kazuhiro
Sound Director
Iwasaki, Tarou
Iwasaki, Tarou
Episode Director
Okada, Mari
Okada, Mari
Script

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Opening Theme

"Tsukiakari no Michishirube" by Stereopony

Ending Theme

"From Dusk Till Dawn" by abingdon boys school



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ZephSilver
Mar 8, 2015
I have a hard time wrapping my head around what the script writers of this show was thinking. They had a pool of almost infinite ideas to work around from the origin and reasoning behind the Hell's Gate manifestation or even exploring the Contractors and Dolls as the bridged gap to human evolution. It seems with so many mysterious themes left in a shroud of ambiguity, the writers could of taken any route they desired and make a decent sequel. But for some reason that's beyond comprehension, instead of trying to provide a solid answer to it's mysteries or even using it to flesh out read more
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abhishek14
Feb 21, 2010
Somehow the high expectations I had awaiting the sequel to a fantastic series were not fulfilled. Ryuusei No Gemini isn’t exactly a sequel to Kuro no Keiyakusha, but more like a separate arc in itself. It would be unfair to compare both of them as they vary in their style and storyline. For starters, the series are not bi-episodic; instead revolve around a single storyline involving a Eurasian female protagonist. Hei’s involvement through the series although significant, has not really been up to what it ought to be.

Storyline: 7/10
Suou Pavlichenko is a 13 year Eurasian girl whose life suddenly changes on a fateful read more
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Rampant
Feb 27, 2010
I am "a bit disappointed" in the rest of the reviews here, namely that so many of them reflect that this season was dreadful, yet hedge that to "being a bit disappointed" with it. This season was balls to the walls, shamelessly awful.

The defining feature of the entire series: how they manage to draw every character with dead eyes throughout the series, yet expect us to enjoy ourselves. The defining scene: horrible side character creation 1, dreadlock kids, sobbing and venting to horrible side character creation 2, his crossdressing dad, culminating in being more likely to make you laugh than cry as he sobs and read more
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AviJii
Jan 23, 2014
Before you read this one, I would let you know that I am just a newbie when it comes to anime and I am not totally good when it comes to anime terms and words. Also I am not a good reviewer like the others in here. But, still I like to write a review for this and I will deliver it in a simple way based on my own opinions.

Whats new in this series? A lot of changes. Yes a lot of changes, that would includes the characters, appearances, mood, settings and the story itself.
What word might really fit in this series is the read more
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Very similiar depressing/dark atmosphere in both of the series. In DTB there are contractors who are the outcasts, while in Wolf's Rain it's wolves.

And they share a common studio, Bones, so the art is very similiar. 
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Both anime have a similar dark genre with intense and clever fighting scenes. Both feature a main character who has been thrust into a world/ has become, a being which they weren't before, and has to overcome the difficulties which come with it (either being a contractor or a ghoul). Main characters also have to learn from gifted friends of the same species, and both feature great character development as they must figure out how to behave in their new world and interact with the 'normal' people around them. In my opinion, both anime are also ranked very highly on my list. I am also  read more 
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