Outbreak Company

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: アウトブレイク・カンパニー
English: Outbreak Company
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 4, 2013 to Dec 20, 2013
Premiered: Fall 2013
Broadcast: Unknown
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: feel.
Source: Light novel
Genres: ComedyComedy, FantasyFantasy
Themes: HaremHarem, IsekaiIsekai, Otaku CultureOtaku Culture, ParodyParody
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.221 (scored by 166370166,370 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #28612
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #583
Members: 326,150
Favorites: 860

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Synopsis

Shinichi Kanou is a shut-in otaku with a vast knowledge of anime, manga, and video games. One day, after applying for a job in hopes of escaping his secluded lifestyle, he is kidnapped and transported to the Eldant Empire—a fantasy world filled with elves, dragons, and dwarves. Trapped in this strange land, Shinichi is given an unlikely task by the Japanese government: to spread otaku culture across the realm by becoming an "Otaku Missionary."

To accomplish his mission, Shinichi has the full support of the Japanese government, as well as the half-elf maid Myucel and Princess Petralka of the Eldant Empire. Together with this ragtag bunch, he will overcome the obstacles of politics, social classes, and ethnic discrimination to promote the ways of the otaku in this holy land.

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Staff

Oikawa, Kei
Director, Storyboard
Enomoto, Takahiro
Sound Director
Yoshida, Risako
Episode Director
Takahashi, Takeo
Storyboard


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"Univer Page (ユニバーページ)" by Suzuko Mimori
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Ending Theme

"Watashi no Houseibako (私の宝石箱)" by Petrarca Ann Erudanto III (CV: Fuchigami Mai)



Dec 27, 2013
Zelot (All reviews)
This whole anime can be summed up by the lyrics of one of the songs that comes from Outbreak Company. "DA. DA DA DA DIN DIN DA DA DA"

Story: 7
This anime is a clash of modern day Japan with a fantasy land that has knights, dragons, a loli ruler, elves, dwarfs and dragons. Just imagine a brighter version of LOTR. We follow Shinchi as he has to spread otaku culture (Anime and Manga) throughout the lands of Eldant. That is pretty much the show....

The pacing of Outbreak Company was fine up until the final two episodes, which the pacing felt too read more
Dec 19, 2013
Stark700 (All reviews)
Whoever thought being an otaku can come with so many responsibilities? For Shinchi Kano, his responsibilities just skyrocketed after being set up and sent to a fantasy world. Sounds fun right? Wrong. It seems that some higher powers wants this young boy to spread the otaku culture and expands the Japanese culture in their world like never ever before. Being otaku is often considered a negative influence due to its pure nature. But in Outbreak Company, it plays on different trope. In fact, it’s being an otaku that allowed Shinichi to gain stardom in this new world where his life changes forever.

Outbreak Company is read more
Aug 7, 2015
BioChuck (All reviews)
Stroy
The story is about bringing Japanese culture, name it VN games, anime, manga and other things to a fantasy world that the goverment discovered, so that's why our protagonist is sent to this place, because he has the knowdlege of all these things, Shinichi will learn how different this fantasy world is. The thing is that everything was well paced until the last 3 episodes where they throw a lot of content too fast and too much for 3 episodes, so it was ok but a little disappointing.

Art & Animation
The art style was good, the characters were a little simple but still well made.

Sound
The sound read more
May 8, 2014
ThatsSoWitty (All reviews)
This anime is the ultimate anime lover's dream. I'm just going to start this review by saying that I have a thing for anime that has a message that I can take away from it. Right off the bat, we have Shinichi, a bro that honestly reminds me of a couple of my friends who just sit and watch anime and read manga all day. In the beginning, we see Sinichi's bad luck set in when he gets kidnapped and brought to some foreign world that has magic and loves Japanese otaku culture. Shinichi is brought in to educate this new world of his otaku read more

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