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Senran Kagura


Alternative Titles

English: Senran Kagura Ninja Flash
Synonyms: Senran Kagura
Japanese: 閃乱カグラ

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 6, 2013 to Mar 24, 2013
Premiered: Winter 2013
Broadcast: Sundays at 20:30 (JST)
Studios: Artland
Source: Game
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 6.481 (scored by 18,578 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #54352
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1044
Members: 58,604
Favorites: 167
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Synopsis

The Hanzo Academy is a prestigious prep school with a secret known only to a select few. Behind its walls is a training course for shinobi; trained spies and assassins that centuries ago had served the shoguns for their political and military needs. Today the tradition continues with five young female trainees with diverse personalities: the care-free Asuka, fierce yet perverted Katsuragi, the sweet and innocent Hibari, stoic and protective Yagyuu, and their mature, class representative, Ikaruga.

Senran Kagura tells the story of these five girls and their secret journey to complete their shinobi training. The journey quickly becomes more complicated than they expect though when a darker, more sinister group of shinobi reveal themselves. Not only do they know of the girls at the Hanzo Academy, but they seem fully intent on and capable of proving themselves to be the superior, modern day shinobi.

Through honing their skills, harnessing the power of their secret scrolls to perform shinobi transformations, and working together as a team, Asuka and her friends must rise to meet this new challenge. Not just for the sake of their training, but for the everything the Hanzo Academy stands for.

Background

Senran Kagura is an adaptation of a popular video game series by the same name, which was developed by Tamsoft and produced by Marvelous Entertainment with over one million sales worldwide. The anime became the first work in the franchise to leave Japan when it was simulcast via FUNiMATION.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Asuka
Asuka
Main
Harada, Hitomi
Japanese
Harada, Hitomi
Katsuragi
Katsuragi
Main
Kobayashi, Yuu
Japanese
Kobayashi, Yuu
Yagyuu
Yagyuu
Main
Mizuhashi, Kaori
Japanese
Mizuhashi, Kaori
Ikaruga
Ikaruga
Main
Imai, Asami
Japanese
Imai, Asami

Staff

Watanabe, Takashi
Watanabe, Takashi
Director
Koyama, Yoshitaka
Koyama, Yoshitaka
Episode Director
Nakano, Hideaki
Nakano, Hideaki
Episode Director, Storyboard
Sokuza, Makoto
Sokuza, Makoto
Episode Director


Edit Opening Theme

"Break your world" by Sayaka Sasaki

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#1: "Fighting Dreamer" by Asuka (Hitomi Harada), Ikaruga (Asami Imai), Katsuragi (Yuu Kobayashi), Yagyuu (Kaori Mizuhashi), Hibari (Yuka Iguchi) (eps 1-3, 8)
#2: "Yamiyo wa Otome wo Hana ni Suru (闇夜は乙女を花にする)" by Homura (Eri Kitamura), Yomi (Ai Kayano), Hikage (Ryoko Shiraishi), Mirai (Saori Goto), Haruka (Megumi Toyoguchi) (eps 4-6, 9)
#3: "Shissouron (疾走論)" by Hitomi Harada (ep 7, 10-12)




More reviewsReviews

Jul 19, 2013
BenJames (All reviews)
I don’t understand the hate behind this series. Let’s be fair, it’s an ecchi anime, so we should be watching for fun over substance. And if you don’t look too hard, this is actually a pretty good and fun series :)

Art – 9 points

The character designs are very well done. First, all the girls are very attractive (pretty, hot, sexy, cute, you name it…) each with unique appearances that match their personalities. Then each girl got individual ninja gears that are splendid top to bottom. From this wide selection of girls, the audience should be able to find a girl that suits their taste just read more
Mar 25, 2013
Infinite (All reviews)
The expression "don't judge a book by it's cover" is something you should always keep in mind, because occasionally, a show is a lot more than what it's cover suggests.

Senran Kagura is not one of those shows. What you see is what you get, you see ninja girls with big boobs in the cover picture? That's what you'll get. This is a quintessential ecchi action romp, plenty of fan service, serviceable action and characters that are for the most part likable. How well exactly does the show do what it does?

Let's start with an important aspect of the show, the art and animation. On the read more
Apr 4, 2013
du5k (All reviews)
Senran Kagura is one of those titles that doesn't pretend it is something high-quality; even the game it spawned from is all about clothing damage and huge jiggling breasts. Once you move past the unrealistic expectations, it becomes something you can, er, actually enjoy.

Titles like these banks almost entirely on the character designs. The huge success of the games proved their appeal somewhat (I even put up Hibari as one of the most likable characters of the season). Character like Yomi, Yagyu and Katsuragi are also pretty popular on the net. It's a pity one of the most well-received characters (and one of my favourites), read more
Mar 25, 2013
Kruh (All reviews)
Senran Kagura. I just finished watching it, As it just finished Airing.
It's a good anime, a Shounen, With an Ecchi mind.

If you want to see big breasted ninja girls, with other big breasted ninja girls and get they're clothes rip off, Senran Kagura is an anime for you hehe.
It is more Male oriented considering the big Ecchi part, But Girls can like it aswell since it's not only based on that.

The Story was good, My note was 7.

The Art was good, Different from what I've seen before on the character sides, But it was nice to watch,alot of colors and yeah, It was pretty, I read more

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