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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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: Funimation, Crunchyroll
Studios: Diomedéa
Source: Game
Genres: ActionAction, Sci-FiSci-Fi, Slice of LifeSlice of Life
Themes: MilitaryMilitary, SchoolSchool
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 6.841 (scored by 8817188,171 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #46702
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #980
Members: 208,711
Favorites: 1,346

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Synopsis

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.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Background

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

Kongou

Main
Touyama, Nao
Japanese

Yuudachi

Main
Tanibe, Yumi
Japanese

Kaga

Main
Iguchi, Yuka
Japanese

Fubuki

Main
Uesaka, Sumire
Japanese

Akagi

Main
Fujita, Saki
Japanese

Mutsuki

Main
Hidaka, Rina
Japanese

Shimakaze

Supporting
Sakura, Ayane
Japanese

Hibiki

Supporting
Suzaki, Aya
Japanese

Haruna

Supporting
Touyama, Nao
Japanese

Yamato

Supporting
Taketatsu, Ayana
Japanese

Staff

WEST GROUND
Producer, Theme Song Arrangement, Theme Song Composition
Kusakawa, Keizou
Director
Kosaka, Harume
Episode Director
Ibata, Shouta
Episode Director, Storyboard, Animation Director


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Opening Theme

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



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 ...
Jun 4, 2015
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.

Plot
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 ...
Mar 26, 2015
Mixed Feelings
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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