Kishin Houkou Demonbane (TV)

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Roar of the Machine God Demonbane, Kishin Houkou Demonbane (2006)
Japanese: 機神咆吼デモンベイン

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: May 19, 2006 to Aug 18, 2006
Premiered: Spring 2006
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: View Works
Source: Visual novel
Genres: ActionAction, HaremHarem, MagicMagic, RomanceRomance, EcchiEcchi, MechaMecha
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Statistics

Score: 6.591 (scored by 1150711,507 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #53862
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2744
Members: 32,890
Favorites: 42
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Synopsis

Kurou Daijuuji is a poor detective living in Arkham City. One day, he was requested by Ruri Hado of Hado Financial Group, to search for a magic book. While he initially refused, Ruri offered him a large sum of money upon completion of her request, in which bribed Kuro to accept. As Kurou searches for the book, he unexpectedly runs into Al, a pretty girl that is actually a powerful grimoire.

They forge a contract with each other, bestowing Kuro with powerful magic. Soon afterwards, Al also activates Demonbane, a deus machina owned by the Hado Financial Group, to combat the mechanical menace from the Black Lodge. With this, the war between the Hado Financial Group and the Black Lodge begins....

(Source: ANN)

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Characters & Voice Actors

Azif, Al

Main
Kanda, Rie
Japanese

Daijuuji, Kurou

Main
Itou, Kentarou
Japanese

West

Supporting
Yamazaki, Takumi
Japanese

Winfield

Supporting
Koyasu, Takehito
Japanese

Ennea

Supporting
Naruse, Mia
Japanese

Augustus

Supporting
Wakamoto, Norio
Japanese

Titus

Supporting
Nakata, Jouji
Japanese

Elsa

Supporting
Sato, Mikako
Japanese

Etheldreda

Supporting
Kanda, Rie
Japanese

Master Therion

Supporting
Midorikawa, Hikaru
Japanese

Staff

Masuo, Shouichi
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard, Key Animation
Takadera, Takeshi
Sound Director
Kuroda, Yousuke
Script, Series Composition
Itou, Kanako
Theme Song Performance


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Opening Theme

"Hito, Kami, Hata - Man God Machine" by Yuichi Ikuzawa
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Ending Theme

"Modern Rose" by Kanako Itou



Jun 19, 2007
jet2r0cks (All reviews)
This anime is a bit too complicated for me. I don't know if it's just because I'm slow or what, but it had so many complicated terms and side stories I can barely catch up.

I did like the concept behind it. It was interesting, talking about grimoires and sorcery and combat, etc. but as I've said it tends to become complicated. The story is good, the execution, not so much. For one thing, there were way too many characters, and some of them popped up out of nowhere, in the middle of the story, making things more complicated. I ended the series without knowing read more
Dec 31, 2008
Urisk (All reviews)
Original Review (December 2008, see below for later edit):

"Hey, let's buy some guy who can animate a few robot battles with some 3D software. We'll make up some dialogues as fillers and spice them up by throwing in a few old jokes and a crapload of terms from some successful fantasy-universe or something like that to make it look like some intelligent and thoroughly thought through show ... what do you think about this Lovecraft guy?"

I guess that's what a planning-session for Demonbane could have been like.

The battles themselves didn't look that bad, but then again: The ridiculous mecha design gets boring and the fights read more
Jan 31, 2013
Angmir (All reviews)
I am torn here

My recomendation would be simple - dont watch this anime !

Dont watch it becouse ..... you might actualy like it in the end ...... not knowing how big a crime was commited by its creators.


I must say i hate this Anime - I hate it becouse it is one of the worst Adaptations of The Visual Novels i have ever seen making into anime. It is like a disgrace and profanity of one of the best Action Visual Novels ever released.
Evrything great about the game was wasted in this sorry excuse of an adaptation, flatening the story, cutting read more
Jan 17, 2011
mlmatlowe0 (All reviews)
OK, now I'm a BIG HP Lovecraft fan to the point where my coursework for college was based around him. Now, that aside, this anime is a blatant mockery of Lovecraft and all his work, which angers me greatly, but that's not good enough let's piece together the thought processes of the people behind this tragic piece of wasted pixels.

"you know i hear that HP Lovecraft guy is quite popular now, and so is gundam.....i know!!! let's combine the two so we get the audience from both"

MORONS!! is all i can say to that.

HP Lovecraft wrote most of his work in the late 1800's and read more

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