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Kantai Collection: KanColle


Alternative Titles

English: KanColle: Kantai Collection
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
Studios: Diomedea
Source: Card game
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.031 (scored by 47,908 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #33602
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #547
Members: 114,551
Favorites: 1,050
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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

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

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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 Composition, Theme Song Arrangement
Kusakawa, Keizou
Director
Kosaka, Harume
Episode Director
Honda, Yoshino
Episode Director


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

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#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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Mar 26, 2015
MarlyTT (All reviews)
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
Apr 2, 2015
Cayhr (All reviews)
*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
Mar 26, 2015
Poplar (All reviews)
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
Mar 26, 2015
We_EGAO_now (All reviews)
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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