Senki Zesshou Symphogear


Symphogear

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Senhime Zesshou Symphogear
Japanese: 戦姫絶唱シンフォギア
English: Symphogear
German: Symphogear
Spanish: Symphogear
French: Symphogear
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Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 6, 2012 to Mar 30, 2012
Premiered: Winter 2012
Broadcast: Fridays at 23:00 (JST)
Licensors: Discotek Media
Source: Original
Genres: ActionAction, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Themes: Idols (Female)Idols (Female), MusicMusic
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

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Score: 7.021 (scored by 4209642,096 users)
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Ranked: #38712
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Popularity: #1683
Members: 110,426
Favorites: 1,035

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Synopsis

Tsubasa Kazanari and Kanade Amou—the idol duo known as Zwei Wing—use their songs to power ancient weapons known as "symphogears" to combat a deadly alien race called the "Noise." While the general public is aware of the Noise's existence, knowledge of the symphogears are kept a secret. When the Noise attack one of Zwei Wing's concerts, Kanade sacrifices herself to protect a young girl named Hibiki Tachibana, leaving Tsubasa devastated and a fragment of her symphogear embedded within Hibiki.

Two years pass and Hibiki is once again dragged into a Noise attack. While rescuing a young girl who has been left behind during the evacuation, she awakens the power of Kanade's symphogear lying within her. Although Tsubasa still grieves over the loss of Kanade, both girls must now learn to work together using their powers to defend humanity against the Noise.

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Itou, Tatsufumi
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard, Key Animation
Motoyama, Satoshi
Sound Director
Yoshida, Tooru
Episode Director, Key Animation
Egami, Kiyoshi
Episode Director


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"Synchrogazer" by Nana Mizuki
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Ending Theme

1: "Synchrogazer" by Nana Mizuki (eps 1,12)
2: "Meteor Light" by Ayahi Takagaki (eps 2-3, 5-11)
3: "Gekisou Gungnir (撃槍・ガングニール)" by Aoi Yuuki (eps 4)
4: "Gyakkou no Flugel (逆光のフリューゲル)" by Nana Mizuki and Minami Takayama (eps 13)



Apr 3, 2012
If you hate inconsistencies, stupid plot devices, a horribly flawed setting, and poor characterization, Senki Zesshou Symphogear is your worst nightmare.

The start of the series is deceptively good, we see a concert that's animated brilliantly, and we have a seemingly gritty story; we witness Kanade die in the past, and Miku crying over Hibiki's grave in the future. This image the anime painted itself in the first episode is one of the greatest deceptions I've witnessed in any form of media.

After the first episode, the animation quality drops dramatically, at times you wonder how the producers thought they could get away with it. Epitomizing this ...
Jul 11, 2012
Since this was in storage for quite sometime I finally decided to watch, and finished this anime. This is pretty much action-y, but at the same time, it has a pretty deep story to it, and is kind of entertaining. For people that love action, I think you guys may or may not like this anime, since the action isn't really the main focus, cuz they focus more on the plot I would say..

Story 8/10
Started of pretty good on how they kind of went to the future, and then goes back to what happen to get there, like a lot of anime I know. It ...
Apr 2, 2012
The high hopes I had for this series were dashed after the first few minutes. The storyline felt like someone decided to animate a fanfic for a much better series. There were these honest traces of something better in the storyline. It fell flat because of the cliches within the series and because of how much of a Mary Sue the main character is.

In the first episode I was left asking why Hibiki was so special compared to all the other people who exist in this world. She's not special because she has any sort of talent, something she constantly admits. Her childhood is bland ...

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