Ranked #4819


Alternative Titles

Japanese: コッペリオン


Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 2, 2013 to Dec 25, 2013
Premiered: Fall 2013
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: Starchild Records
Licensors: Viz Media
Studios: GoHands
Source: Manga
Genres: Action, Sci-Fi, Seinen
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.571 (scored by 28,221 users)
Ranked: #48192
Popularity: #664
Members: 67,001
Favorites: 127
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In 2016, a meltdown of a nuclear power plant creates a big catastrophe in Tokyo. 20 years later, the city has become a ghost town due to the high levels of radiation. From that area a distress signal is received. The Self Defense forces dispatch three girls from the special unit Coppelion to search for survivors. But why aren't they wearing any protection against radiation?

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Director, Character Design
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Sound Director
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More episodes Episodes(13/13)

Episode Title Aired
1 Coppelion
Coppelion (人形 (コッペリオン))
Oct 2, 2013
2 Future
Mirai (未来)
Oct 9, 2013
3 Hope
Kibou (希望)
Oct 16, 2013
4 Sunset
Yuuhi (夕陽)
Oct 23, 2013
5 Life
Seimei (生命)
Oct 30, 2013

Opening Theme

"ANGEL" by angela

Ending Theme

#1: "Tooku Made (遠くまで)" by angela (eps 1-12)
#2: "Bye Bye All Right (バイバイオーライ)" by angela (ep 13)

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Dec 25, 2013
Coppelion is what I would describe as a beautiful anime gone straight to hell. I’m not referring to the artwork here because that’s glamorous. What originally started out as an alluring premise with promise turned into an abomination that becomes almost intolerable to watch thanks to its style and overall portrayal of the post-apocalyptic genre. This anime itself is an apocalyptic failure that illustrates just how not to adapt its manga. Not that the manga is any better but Coppelion comes to me as a show that should of never been resurrected.

The series itself is based off of the manga of the same name written read more
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Nov 4, 2013
Coppelion is an anime about these radiation immune Charlie's Angels who cry all the time and whatnot.

It's a melodramatic sci-fi story about these girls who won't die on radiation unlike all the other people in the world. These people are of course saints, and we get to see missions where our three radiation immune saints save people from radiation while crying. By three radiation immune saints saving people, I mean our main girl, Ibarawhatever, saving people while the other two watch. Alternatively watch and cry.

The character are pretty useless and stupid and for some reason there is three of them instead of one. read more
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Dec 27, 2013
Naturally, the post-apocalyptic genre has been quite popular as of late due to recent mediums pulling their own spin on it. So very few manage to do the genre justice with how vast in scope the genre generally has going for it and most writers don’t have the most competence to write out a competent narrative. Whether or not they are about a nuclear holocaust, zombie invasion, ecological disaster, divine judgement, or pandemic reasons there are so many possibilities for story writers to come up with brilliant ideas for the genre with some great results and ones that are not so great. Our little read more
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Dec 20, 2013
I feel the need to do a review which gives this anime justice.

Story 7: Coppelion is a post apocalyptic anime following 3 teenage girls from the Dispatch 3rd Special Force Coppelion, who comprise the "Healthcare Team". Due to "genetic" engineering, the Coppelions are immune to radiation while also possessing special skills. Thus the Coppelions journey to the ruined capital to find survivors. The premise of this anime is fairly solid, but the lack of depth and meaning makes for a slow plot hindering the truly wonderful idea behind it. Coppelion although slow brought me to tears on numerous occasions, I just found it so read more
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