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Kantai Collection: KanColle


Alternative Titles

English: Fleet Girls Collection KanColle Animation Sequence
Synonyms: Kankore, Kan Colle
Japanese: 艦隊これくしょん -艦これ-

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 8, 2015 to Mar 26, 2015
Premiered: Winter 2015
Broadcast: Thursdays at 01:05 (JST)
Producers: flying DOG
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Diomedea
Source: Game
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.051 (scored by 39,353 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #31812
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #561
Members: 92,794
Favorites: 847
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Episodes: /12

Synopsis

Set in a world where humanity has lost control of the oceans to the "deep sea fleet," the only hope to counter this threat are the Kanmusu, a group of girls who possess the spirit of Japanese warships. The story revolves around Fubuki, a destroyer who comes to the Chinjufu base to train with other Kanmusu. Watch as their stories unfold!

(Source: Crunchyroll)

Background

Episode 1 was previewed on December 27, 2014. Regular broadcasting began on January 8, 2015.

Episode Videos


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Characters & Voice Actors

Kongou
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Touyama, Nao
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Touyama, Nao
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Yuudachi
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Tanibe, Yumi
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Tanibe, Yumi
Kaga
Kaga
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Iguchi, Yuka
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Iguchi, Yuka
Fubuki
Fubuki
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Uesaka, Sumire
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Uesaka, Sumire

Staff

WEST GROUND
WEST GROUND
Producer, Theme Song Composition, Theme Song Arrangement
Kusakawa, Keizo
Kusakawa, Keizo
Director
Kosaka, Harume
Kosaka, Harume
Episode Director
Aoshima, Takashi
Aoshima, Takashi
Script


Edit Opening Theme

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

Edit Ending Theme

#1: "Miiro (海色)" by AKINO from bless4 (ep 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) (ep 3)



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MarlyTT
Mar 26, 2015
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.

What happens in this 12-episode odyssey is the complete opposite read more
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Cayhr
Apr 2, 2015
*Warning: Very lengthy and informative review. Ctrl+F and search @TL;DR: if you so desire. If not, read!*

For those unfamiliar with Kantai Collection, it is a Japanese web-browser card collection game developed by Kadokawa Games. In KanColle, all of the characters are Imperial Japanese Navy ships of World War 2 personified as girls and thrown into their own little universe, known as 'kanmusu', or ship girls. They are treated as normal people, with the added aspect of possessing the spirit of a World War 2 ship and having the will to fight. For example, the main character, Fubuki, is a special-type destroyer ship who grows throughout read more
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Poplar
Mar 26, 2015
I didn't have high expectations going into the series but I was still pretty hyped for KC’s anime adaptation. Boy was this adaptation pretty disappointing. Why did Kirishima remove her glasses for no reason? There were so many awkward movements and bug eyed blobs everywhere; seems like they ran out of budget by the final episode and production just didn't give anymore fucks. The ending explained nothing important at all. The details became quite blurred literally and figuratively. I hope season 2 makes the purpose more clear and sticks to it but god, this shouldn't have gotten a sequel read more
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We_EGAO_now
Mar 26, 2015
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 read more
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