Kurogane Communication

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Tetsu Komyunikeishon, Iron Communication, kc, kurocomm
Japanese: 鉄コミュニケイション
English: Kurogane Communication
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Type: TV
Episodes: 24
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 5, 1998 to Mar 29, 1999
Premiered: Fall 1998
Broadcast: Mondays at 19:00 (JST)
Producers: Pony Canyon
Licensors: Media Blasters
Studios: APPP
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, DramaDrama, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Duration: 14 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity

Statistics

Score: 6.621 (scored by 19441,944 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #60792
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #7587
Members: 6,826
Favorites: 5

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Synopsis

In the aftermath of a great and terrible war, Haruka finds herself the last surviving human on Earth. Though humanity may have been wiped out, she is not entirely alone. Advanced robots have survived the apocalypse, and Haruka lives with five who care for her: Spike, a boyish android who is very attached to her; Trigger, hot-tempered with a penchant for firearms; Cleric, the intelligent problem solver; Reeves, whose thoughtfulness overshadows his intimidating appearance; and Angela, a sword wielding recluse with an aversion towards humans. Residing in a high-rise building at the center of the city, Haruka lives a relatively peaceful life with her mechanical family.

However, her life is far from a stable one. Not only is a lack of resources a concern, but violent, remnant robots from the war roam free, ready to destroy whomever they meet. Kurogane Communication follows Haruka as she tries to survive in an apocalyptic world while facing many dangers that will challenge her daily life.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Alice

Supporting
Nagasawa, Nao
Japanese

Sone

Supporting
Ishii, Kouji
Japanese

Haruka's Father

Supporting
Yasui, Kunihiko
Japanese

Honi

Supporting
Ootsuka, Akio
Japanese

Cleric

Supporting
Ootsuka, Houchuu
Japanese

Staff

Kikuchi, Yasuhito
Director, Episode Director
Honda, Yasunori
Sound Director
Abe, Masashi
Episode Director, Storyboard
Nimura, Hideki
Episode Director, Storyboard


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"My Best Friend" by Yui Horie
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Ending Theme

"Dear Mama" by Yui Horie




Reviews

Nov 25, 2010
When i first saw the Rating for this anime i was hesitant to watch it but after seeing it i was glad i did, first off the story of this series is very interesting. It sort of reminds me of Blue Gender crossed with Ergo Proxy, not quite the same but similar in the whole end of the world aspects and robots. This story left me with a heartwarming feeling that I don't get from most shows. There are some things it could have improved on, first off is the duration its a little short at being about 12 mins per episode not including credits, ...
Feb 11, 2022
Mixed Feelings
Kurogane Communication is definitely a show that had an interesting premise, though it wasn’t able to skillfully follow up on it.

It follows Haruka—the last surviving human in the aftermath of a vague, catastrophic war—as she lives her days with her 5 robotic friends. The series can be divided into two narrative halves: the first, more episodic half which focuses either on a specific character or a certain dilemma per episode; and the second which focuses on a longer narrative arc. Though initially interesting in the beginning, the series never becomes very captivating or does much to hold one's interest. The main reasons for this are ...
Jan 6, 2021
Kurogane Communication is by no means original. The story revolves around the only survivor of mankind, a young girl who has to live in a post-apocalyptic environnement. But she's not alone: a bunch of robots take care of her.

Throughout the 24 episodes of 12 minutes, we follow her life in this desolate world: a sci-fi post-apo slice of life.

Nothing wrong with it. But not really original. The sci-fi elements are so generic, so you can't caracterize the show. That's why it's so forgettable.
The characters are dull, the young girl is a pure hearted lady...

Of course, it's japanese so the robots have feelings and they really ...

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