Mekakucity Actors

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Mekaku City Actors, Kagerou Project
Japanese: メカクシティアクターズ
English: MEKAKUCITY ACTORS
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 13, 2014 to Jun 29, 2014
Premiered: Spring 2014
Broadcast: Sundays at 00:00 (JST)
Producers: Aniplex, 1st PLACE, Tokyo MX, BS11
Licensors: Aniplex of America
Studios: Shaft
Source: Mixed media
Genres: Sci-FiSci-Fi, SupernaturalSupernatural
Theme: Super PowerSuper Power
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.021 (scored by 204342204,342 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #42212
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #509
Members: 441,491
Favorites: 3,750

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Synopsis

On the hot summer day of August 14, Shintarou Kisaragi is forced to leave his room for the first time in two years. While arguing with the cyber girl Ene who lives in his computer, Shintarou Kisaragi accidentally spills soda all over his keyboard. Though they try to find a replacement online, most stores are closed due to the Obon festival, leaving them with no other choice but to visit the local department store. Venturing outside makes Shintarou extremely anxious, but the thought of living without his computer is even worse. It's just his luck that on the day he finally goes out, he's caught in a terrifying hostage situation.

Luckily, a group of teenagers with mysterious eye powers, who call themselves the "Mekakushi Dan," assist Shintarou in resolving the situation. As a result, he is forced to join their group, along with Ene. Their abilities seem to be like pieces of a puzzle, connecting one another, and as each member's past is unveiled, the secret that ties them together is slowly brought to light.

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Staff

Jin
Producer, Script, Theme Song Arrangement, Theme Song Composition, Theme Song Lyrics, Series Composition, Original Creator, Music
Suzuki, Kenta
Producer
Shinbou, Akiyuki
Director
Yase, Yuki
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard


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Opening Theme

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1: "daze" by Jin ft. MARiA from GARNiDELiA (eps 2-5, 8, 10-11)
2: "Headphone Actor (ヘッドフォンアクター)" by Jin ft. LiSA (eps 6)
3: "Ayano no Koufuku Riron (アヤノの幸福理論)" by Jin ft. Aki Okui (eps 9)
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Ending Theme

1: "daze" by Jin ft. MARiA from GARNiDELiA (eps 1)
2: "daze" by Jin ft. Lia (eps 2-5, 7, 9-11)
3: "Yuukei Yesterday (夕景イエスタデイ)" by Jin ft. LiSA (eps 6)
4: "Lost Time Memory (ロスタイムメモリー)" by Jin ft. Matsuyama Kouta from BYEE the ROUND (eps 8)
5: "Summertime Record (サマータイムレコード)" by Jin (eps 12)




Reviews

Sep 17, 2014
Upon skimming over the top 2 reviews for Mekakucity Actors, I went into this anime with rather mediocre expectations, considering as well that the average rating was below an 8. I had not heard or read anything about it otherwise.

Usually the mark of a mediocre anime sports somewhat unnatural or clumsy dialogue, and mundane art or animation. As such, I expected to encounter either. To my pleasant surprise, I immediately sensed a heavy dose of SHAFT animation, so I knew that I would at least enjoy the animation to some extent. The dialogue wasn't horrible either. I pushed on expecting to be disappointed by ...
Jun 28, 2014
Mixed Feelings
(This is my first review so be gentle)
Mekakucity Actors was definitely among the most anticipated anime this spring season gone past. With an already well-established fanbase, an intriguing premises, and animation done by none other than SHAFT (Puella Magi Madoka Magica, the Monogatari Series), the series garnered a lot of attention from the anime community. Not only that, but the creator of the Kagerou Project (the vocaloid song series from which this anime is based), Jin, also had input into sculpting the series. However, after finishing the final episode, I can summarize my feelings towards the series as a whole with one word: disappointing.

(NOTE: I ...
Oct 5, 2014
Open with a unique set-up, Mekakucity Actors catch my attention among the other anime of Spring 2014 Anime. Adapted from a relatively great manga (the manga I liked totally) and novel.
At first, I have high hopes that it will be an excellent adaptation. But, that high hopes quickly turn to dust.

The main problem of Mekakucity Actors is the story that done poorly in execution. A combination of a relatively slow pacing and flashbacks brings a suicide bomb for Mekakucity Actors. The plot has many flashbacks on them ...

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