Kantai Collection: KanColle

KanColle: Kantai Collection

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Kankore
Japanese: 艦隊これくしょん -艦これ-
English: KanColle: Kantai Collection
German: KanColle: Fleet Girls Collection
Spanish: KanColle
French: KanColle
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 8, 2015 to Mar 26, 2015
Premiered: Winter 2015
Broadcast: Thursdays at 01:05 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation, Crunchyroll
Studios: Diomedéa
Source: Game
Genres: ActionAction, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Themes: AnthropomorphicAnthropomorphic, MilitaryMilitary, SchoolSchool
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.831 (scored by 9191491,914 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #51472
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1108
Members: 218,600
Favorites: 1,343

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With the seas under constant threat from the hostile "Abyssal Fleet," a specialized naval base is established to counter them. Rather than standard naval weaponry, however, the base is armed with "Kanmusu"—girls who harbor the spirits of Japanese warships—possessing the ability to don weaponized gear that allows them to harness the powerful souls within themselves. Fubuki, a young Destroyer-type Kanmusu, joins the base as a new recruit; unfortunately for her, despite her inexperience and timid nature, she is assigned to the famous Third Torpedo Squadron and quickly thrust into the heat of battle. When she is rescued from near annihilation, the rookie warship resolves to become as strong as the one who saved her.

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Kantai Collection is based on a Japanese free-to-play web browser game of the same name, launched in 2013.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Touyama, Nao


Tanibe, Yumi


Iguchi, Yuka


Uesaka, Sumire


Fujita, Saki


Hidaka, Rina


Sakura, Ayane


Suzaki, Aya


Touyama, Nao


Taketatsu, Ayana


Producer, Theme Song Arrangement, Theme Song Composition
Amano, Shouta
Producer, Production Manager


Opening Theme

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"Miiro (海色)" by AKINO with bless4 (eps 2-12)

Ending Theme

1: "Miiro (海色)" by AKINO with bless4 (eps 1)
2: "Fubuki (吹雪)" by Shiena Nishizawa (eps 2, 4-12)
3: "Let's not say "good-bye"" by Akagi, Kaga, Zuikaku, Kongou, Shimakaze, Fubuki (Saki Fujita, Yuka Iguchi, Iori Nomizu, Nao Touyama, Ayane Sakura, Sumire Uesaka) (eps 3)


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Kantai Collection: KanColle is an Action, Comedy, Slice of life, Military, Sci-fi anime based of the web browser game created by Kadokawa Games. The anime was created by Diomedéa Studio and was aired on January 8, 2015 to March 26, 2015 and lasting for 12 episodes.

The plot follows Special Type Destroyer Fubuki, a young girl who is a Kanmusu, girls who possess a spirit of a naval vessel within themselves and use these spirits to fight the Abyssal fleet who are threatening humanity from the sea. These girls live at naval bases, where they are taught to fight the Abyssal. Fubuki is a new ...
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You know what's great? Cute girls. You know what's even better? Playing a game filled with them. Even better? The fact that they all have good artists and VAs. The best part? The diversity of girls makes it so anyone can find a favorite. You'd think it wouldn't be difficult to make a Kancolle anime considering there are anime with similar kinds of situations such as Strike Witches and Girls und Panzer, but instead of having a healthy balance of slice of life and battles, Kancolle just jumps around everywhere, making for a jarring experience.

The story is heavily divided, with multiple parts with their own ...
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Ever wondered why Touhou doesn't have an anime? This is why.

There are two perspectives you can watch this show from: Either you played the game, or you haven't. This show is clearly designed to appeal to the former, and does a great job at failing in everything because of that. The thing about making an animated series of something like Kancolle is that, aside from having the fans seeing their favorite characters being animated, it also gives a chance for them to see the characters develop beyond their limited personality trait in the game.

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