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Synonyms: Scryed
Japanese: スクライド
English: s-CRY-ed
German: s-CRY-ed
Spanish: s-CRY-ed
French: s-CRY-ed
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Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 4, 2001 to Dec 26, 2001
Premiered: Summer 2001
Broadcast: Wednesdays at 18:00 (JST)
Producers: Yomiko Advertising
Studios: Sunrise
Source: Original
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, DramaDrama, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Theme: Super PowerSuper Power
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.361 (scored by 3912339,123 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #24092
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2352
Members: 83,741
Favorites: 674

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A strange environmental phenomenon 22 years ago in the Kanazawa prefecture caused the land to split and protrude upwards reaching unprecedented heights, creating the secluded area known as The Lost Ground. Kazuma is a young mercenary who lives in the Lost Ground, looking for any work he can find to sustain his livelihood within the harsh environment. He is one of the few people that are gifted with the Alter ability, which allows him to plaster his right arm and torso with a metallic alloy. When this mercenary encounters HOLY, an order whose purpose is to suppress and capture what they call Native Alter Users, and one of the elite members of HOLY, Ryuho, an epic rivalry begins.

(Source: ANN)

Characters & Voice Actors


Kouchiyama, Takashi
Taniguchi, Gorou
Director, Storyboard
Kujou, Rion
Director, Storyboard
Urakami, Yasuo
Sound Director


Opening Theme

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1: "Reckless Fire" by Yasuaki Ide
2: "Drastic my Soul" by Mikio Sakai (eps 26)

Ending Theme

1: "Drastic My Soul" by Mikio Sakai
2: "Tabidachi no Kane ga Naru" by Mikio Sakai (eps 26)

Episode Videos


Oct 24, 2009
Okay kids, time for some real talk. Dub Scryed is the best God damned show ever made, and will ever be made, in the history and future of visual entertainment. It's about this badass dude with a nuclear-powered arm and a jet engine on his back who takes shit from no man. Basically he enjoys his life living in an abandoned dentist's office in the slums with his loli fangirl until some uniformed douchebags from the city across the way show up to wreck his stuff and kidnap him. From that point on he, Kazuma The Shell Bullet (the main character. last names are for ...
Jul 18, 2008
Mixed Feelings
The premise of Scryed seemed reminiscent to X-Men, certain people had special powers which led to discrimination from the general public. There's a team of them working to iron out the differences, while others resort to violence. I found the series to be pretty enjoyable despite it's simple plot and progression, although I started to become disenchanted toward the end. Most, if not all of the fights were up-front with little thinking or strategy, and after seeing them play out the same way over and over it became boring. I didn't really care for the way the ending was handled either, but I won't describe ...
Jul 15, 2020
This anime is criminally OVERrated...

Aesthetically it's a good looking anime with great music. Conceptually the themes are interesting on their own-but fall flat.

While watching, I found myself asking "why?" many times; mostly due to the lack of explanations or reasons presented in the show itself.

This anime is way too long, yet ironically 26 episodes isn't enough to present an idea, build on it, and flesh out a relatively small cast of characters.

Interesting ideas and problems that characters face are forgotten by the next episode, and characters that do absolutely nothing to progress the story somehow get boat loads of screen time.

There is no tension ...

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