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Hetalia World Series


Alternative Titles

English: Hetalia World Series
Japanese: ヘタリア World Series

Information

Type: ONA
Episodes: 48
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Mar 26, 2010 to Mar 11, 2011
Producers: None found, add some
Studios: Studio Deen
Source: Web manga
Duration: 5 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.971 (scored by 30,763 users)
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Ranked: #5622
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Popularity: #880
Members: 61,795
Favorites: 1,014
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Episodes: /48

Synopsis

The third and fourth seasons of the Hetalia Axis Powers anime. A continuation of the first 2 seasons under a new name, still adapting the online webcomics drawn by Himaruya Hidekaz.

Based on a popular web-released manga series by Hidekazu Himaruya, this has been described as a "cynical gag" story set in Europe in the years between WW1 and WW2 (1915-1939), using exaggerated caricatures of the different nationalities as portrayed by a gaggle of bishōnen. For example, the Italia Veneziano character is into pasta and women. The Deutsche (German) bishi loves potatoes and sausages, and Nippon is an otaku boy. Installments of the manga have jumped back and forth in setting from the ancient times to modern-day geopolitics. The manga's title comes the Japanese words for "useless" (hetare) and Italy (Italia).

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Characters & Voice Actors

United Kingdom
United Kingdom
Main
Sugiyama, Noriaki
Japanese
Sugiyama, Noriaki
North Italy
North Italy
Main
Namikawa, Daisuke
Japanese
Namikawa, Daisuke
Russia
Russia
Main
Takato, Yasuhiro
Japanese
Takato, Yasuhiro
America
America
Main
Konishi, Katsuyuki
Japanese
Konishi, Katsuyuki

Staff

Shirahata, Bob
Shirahata, Bob
Director
Marchi, Jamie
Marchi, Jamie
Script, ADR Director
Huber, Chuck
Huber, Chuck
Script
Namikawa, Daisuke
Namikawa, Daisuke
Theme Song Performance


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"Hetalia no Ooinaru Sekai (ヘタリアの大いなる世界) (Hetalia, World's Greatest) by Conisch (コーニッシュ)

Edit Ending Theme

#01: "Marukaite Chikyuu (Italy version)" by Daisuke Namikawa (eps 1, 4, 8)
#02: "Marukaite Chikyuu (Japan version)" by Hiroki Takahashi (eps 2-3, 9)
#03: "Marukaite Chikyuu (Russia version)" by Yasuhiro Takato (ep 5)
#04: "Marukaite Chikyuu (China version)" by Yuki Kaida (ep 6)
#05: "Marukaite Chikyuu (France version)" by Masaya Onosaka (ep 7)
#06: "Hatafutte Parade" by Daisuke Namikawa (ep 10-48)



More reviewsReviews

literaturenerd
Mar 4, 2015
Overview:

Cue the squealing fangirls! Today I review the 2nd part of Hetalia.


Story and characters: 3/10

As a huge fan of history, I really liked the concept of Hetalia with people representing countries and felt it was a MASSIVE waste of potential. It has a lot of comedy potential because countries typically act only in rational self interest and often commit horrible deeds that they try to rationalize. If countries were people, almost all of them would be complete fucking assholes! A few notable exceptions would be China and India, who abuse themselves but haven't really been too bad towards anyone else...at least relative to other countries.

What read more
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Fishcaek-Chan
Sep 19, 2010
A continuation to this fun and cool view on history, with the help of sexy bishonen and adorable Shota points to keep the story active and funny. It's pretty much the same as the first season, except there are many extra mini stories added and the introduction to many new Countries and plot developments.
If you enjoyed the first season, you will surely enjoy this second clever season~!
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trishoverman47
Mar 19, 2012
I was blown with laughter when I first watch Hetalia! It made me like many of our worlds countries!

To start off I been only watching the english dub version. That's because so I can hear each person's unique accents, which are great by the way cause the english voice actors did a very good job trying to capture each countries own accent!

I give story an 8 because they do kinda teach you a few events that happen in world history, although each episode is only about 5 minutes long.

The characters are awesome! I like how the anime captures each country's stereotype. For example America read more
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angelsreview
Jul 17, 2012
I love it still! There are a lot of times where the third season isn’t as good as the first and second but this one isn’t one of them! It’s hard not to have the second season of a comedy go bad though it can happen.

Prussia’s attitude is spot on, giving him the somewhat annoying feeling but with that awesome felling we get. I really don’t get his voice though. I would of thought it would be a bit closer to Germany’s instead of Austria’s accent.

Even though Germany and Italy are separate, we still get times where Italy is sneaking into Germany’s bed read more
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