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Blade & Soul


Alternative Titles

English: Blade & Soul
Synonyms: Blade and Soul
Japanese: ブレイドアンドソウル

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 4, 2014 to Jun 27, 2014
Premiered: Spring 2014
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: TBS
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: Gonzo
Source: Game
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Statistics

Score: 6.241 (scored by 34,659 users)
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Ranked: #62662
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #850
Members: 78,938
Favorites: 112
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Synopsis

Alka is an assassin for the Clan of the Sword. She's on a journey to find the woman Jin Valel, who killed her master Hon without feeling—not unlike how Alka has learned to kill in her work as an assassin. On her journey, Alka encounters three strange women, each a great warrior in her own right and grapples with her slain master's wish that she leaves the life of an assassin behind.

(Source: ANN)

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Characters & Voice Actors

Ran, Yu
Supporting
Itou, Shizuka
Japanese
Yuu
Supporting
Inoue, Marina
Japanese
Masa
Supporting
Shimozaki, Hiroshi
Japanese
Pia
Supporting
Ookubo, Rumi
Japanese
Malna
Supporting
Satou, Rina
Japanese

Staff



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"Sayonara Usotsuki (サヨナラ嘘ツキ)" by MimimemeMIMI

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"RAINBOW" by LEGO BIG MORL




More reviewsReviews

Jul 22, 2014
Stark700 (All reviews)
When it comes to video game adaptations, there’s an incentive when it comes to please fans. Blade & Soul is a good example based off a game and one that failed to live up to any expectations. Based off a Korean MMORPG game produced by NC Soft, there’s a truckload of problems I find that didn’t do well when adapting such a genre. But really, Blade & Soul isn’t anything special especially when the main characters are generic to the core. It’s soulless per se.

For starters, we get a fantasy setting with beautiful landscapes and the feeling that you’re actually in a fictional world. That’s read more
Jun 26, 2014
DatDamnPR (All reviews)
**SPOILER WARNING**

At first, this series seemed to be extremely intriguing. I liked the premise of the story, and the art/animation style is gorgeous. But unfortunately, for a majority of the series, that's the only thing that I could say positive.

Alka is an assassin for the Clan of the Sword. She's on a journey to find Jin Varrel, who killed her master Hon. Jin is a demon-like woman who controls the Energy of Chaos and kills without feeling, which is similar to how Alka has learned to kill in her work as an assassin. On her journey, Alka meets three gorgeous, strange women, each a great read more
Jan 24, 2015
Gotanon (All reviews)
How hard can it be to find an assassin who seems to have sold her soul to the chocolate man and ought to be in a strip club?

Oh god, what am I doing? Did I just start by criticizing Blade & Soul for it's fanservice? My mind must already be turning into kool-aid.... Oh right, the story. Perhaps a thing of note is that Blade and Soul does not look nor feel like a video game (as one might have expected), just your standard fantasy fare with the magics, totally not loli/shota/furries and stuffs. Blade and Soul is essentially another Queen's Blade... You know, read more
Jul 15, 2014
drethough (All reviews)
Blade and Soul seemed promising, but then it lied to you...

STORY: If you don't already know, Blade and Soul is based off an MMORPG. The story is based around a girl named Alka, who belongs to the infamous Sword clan. A clan known for being extremely dangerous and are usually hired assassins. At first it seems like something promising, then the next episode disappoints you, and then the next and then the next.
5/10

ART: The art in this anime isn't something that should be talked about. As they only focused on the female characters and left all the male characters looking like an awful, read more

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