Ranked #1326

Deadman Wonderland

Alternative Titles

Japanese: デッドマン・ワンダーランド


Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 17, 2011 to Jul 3, 2011
Premiered: Spring 2011
Broadcast: Unknown
Source: Manga
Genres: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)
L represents licensing company


Score: 7.561 (scored by 199,953 users)
Ranked: #13262
Popularity: #41
Members: 327,457
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Ganta is the only survivor after a mysterious man in red slaughters a classroom full of teenagers. He's framed for the carnage, sentenced to die, and locked away in the most twisted prison ever built: Deadman Wonderland. And then it gets worse.

At Deadman Wonderland, convicts are forced into brutal deathmatches for the amusement of the masses, the cheers of the crowd drowning out the screams of the dismembered. Even when Ganta befriends Shiro, an unusual female inmate, his dark fate crushes all hope—until he discovers the strange ability to wield his spilled blood as a weapon. Ganta learns his new skill might be related to the murderous man in red and uncovers disturbing secrets that could expose those who stole his freedom. He's determined to see justice served—but first he'll have to fight for his life in a prison that holds a million ways to die.

(Source: FUNimation)


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Characters & Voice Actors

Hanazawa, Kana
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Igarashi, Ganta
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Park, Romi
Park, Romi
Takami, Yoh
Takami, Yoh
Kaji, Yuuki
Kaji, Yuuki
Senji, Kiyomasa
Senji, Kiyomasa
Katou, Masayuki
Katou, Masayuki


Kouchiyama, Takashi
Kouchiyama, Takashi
Kobayashi, Shinichirou
Kobayashi, Shinichirou
Iwanami, Yoshikazu
Iwanami, Yoshikazu
Sound Director
Yokoyama, Akitoshi
Yokoyama, Akitoshi
Episode Director, Storyboard, Key Animation

More episodes Episodes(5/12)

# Episode Title Aired
1 Death Row Inmate
Shikeisyuu (死刑囚)
Apr 17, 2011
2 Antidote (Candy)
Candy (解毒剤[キャンディ])
Apr 24, 2011
3 G Block
G Tou (G棟)
May 1, 2011
4 Crow Claw
Crow Claw (クロウ・クロウ)
May 8, 2011
5 Carrion Festival (Carnival Corpse)
Carnival Corpse (死肉祭[カーニバル・コープス])
May 15, 2011

Opening Theme

"One Reason" by DWB feat.fade

Ending Theme


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Nov 24, 2015
I have got to hand it to this anime. And by that I mean literally give it my hand because I'm afraid they're going to cut it off like they did the rest of the characters in this show. All joking aside, let's talk about the Wonderland.

I feel this anime could have had the potential to evolve into a burgeoning 48 episode Shounen or something, but it's unfortunately just the main 12 episodes and a single backstory episode on one of the characters. Even without reading the manga, I could tell that some severely important details were left out that really just leads to a read more
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Nov 22, 2015
fuck all the "ill make a good start and then stop the anime so that theyll read the manga" anime. and no, it didnt stop because of low budget, the anime made a critical success outside japan, so they would still have profit if they continued it.

STORY 3 / 10 : great story, amazing story. B UT FUCKING INCOMPLETE

ART 8 / 10: great art style, amazing animation

SOUND 7 / 10: some nice ost's not memorable tho, but bro.. that opening was EPIC

CHARACTER 8 / 10: the characters were great and unique, the mc got developed dramatically, read more
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Nov 22, 2015
-Story (4)
I think the story isn't well done, the beginning was good, but as the story was progressing it felt more and more forced. The backstory about the prison and the sins are poorly explained in my opinion. Now with the ending it wasn't the worst ending I've seen but it felt, like the rest of the anime, a little bit forced.

-Art (6)
The animation and art are decent the only thing that keeps this from getting higher is the quality drop in episodes 11 and 12.

-Sound (5)
The soundtrack of this anime is (in my opinion) not memorable and boring.

-Characters (4)
The characters that were introduced in read more
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Aug 6, 2011
Strange things can happen to a person when they're in prison so the general rules of thumb are to keep a low profile, stay out of the way of other people, and avoid dropping the soap in the shower. For the inmates of Japan's only privately owned prison (which for some reason is run as a theme park and is built on Ground Zero of the Great Tokyo Earthquake), the ablutive antics of their fellow "guests" are the least of their worries, especially when the warden takes the term "punishment game" to a whole new level. The stage is set. The "Running Man" style collars read more
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