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Ark IX

Alternative Titles

English: Ark Nine
Japanese: アークIX


Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 2, 2013
Producers: Hoods Entertainment
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Source: Novel
Genres: Action
Duration: 11 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 5.231 (scored by 2,988 users)
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Ranked: #100312
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Popularity: #4804
Members: 6,910
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The world has been divided into two halves by a giant wall to prevent the epidemic of "Dark mist". In order to shelter the refugees, artificial cities called "Arks" were built. Shido Enishi is a private detective, who works at the ninth Ark. One day, he is asked to capture a burglar. The seemingly simple case leads him to a great conspiracy.


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Itagaki, Shin
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Ogata, Kouji
Original Character Design
Yasui, Kentarou
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"Nevereverland" by nano

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Dec 26, 2014
yoshiBgold (All reviews)
All i have to say is that this OVA is basically a trailer for the real OVA coming out, but there is no real OVA coming out hahaha. There is no story. All you get is violence with no explanations. The story is beyond mediocre and the art is a little above decent. But if you're a brainless puppet and you enjoy senseless ninjustu hand motions, this is totally for you.
Sep 29, 2015
-Alians- (All reviews)
I decided to watch Ark IX for one reason. The opening theme which was also the ending theme. What is this about?

This anime is perfect. A perfect trailer. Honestly made me so hyped in for what's gonna come. It's probably the best start of some kind of '' i take on jobs, the world is gonna end '' anime.

It's about some random guy and girl taking on jobs and killing people and then suddenly the world becomes zombiefied and BAM!

The reason i came here was the sound. The opening is Nevereverland from Nano, please watch this if you like the anime. The ending is read more
Nov 24, 2014
lLustfulness (All reviews)
I actually really like how it gave you a rough idea what the actual story is about. It unfortunate it isn't longer, I would have watched it. I think the fighting is nicely drawn. It is really hard to tell what type of story something will be about in such a short amount of time but I think the handled it very well.
I would really give this an 8.5 if I could because I do wish they would have made it flow a bit better. All in all a good 11 minute OVA.

Sep 23, 2014
Mertix (All reviews)
This thing is a big shit, seriously, you do not tell someone a story, characters are introduced, Etc in 11 MINUTES (considering that the opening theme uses few minutes) The main character is broken, has a B-plot armor Gary Stu she has no defined personality, the other characters are not interesting and the rest of the ova only shows blood, bullets, asses, boobs, monsters, and ninjutsu.

The plot is nothing we have not seen, humanity in a post-apocalyptic environment.

Hoods Entertainment wanted to vary, the series that take tits and ass every 2 or 3 months, but pulled this horrible thing

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Recent News

OVA of Light Novel 'Ark IX' Announced

According to Kodansha, an OVA of light novel "Ark IX" was announced to be released on July 2nd. The blu-ray will be bundled with the second volume of the novel. Ark ...read more

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