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Terra Formars


Alternative Titles

English: Terraformars
Japanese: TERRA FORMARS [テラフォーマーズ]

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Sep 27, 2014 to Dec 20, 2014
Premiered: Fall 2014
Broadcast: Saturdays at 00:30 (JST)
Licensors: Viz Media
Studios: LIDENFILMS
Source: Manga
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Statistics

Score: 7.141 (scored by 49,542 users)
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Ranked: #28942
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Popularity: #586
Members: 95,800
Favorites: 357
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Episodes: /13

Synopsis

Akari Hizamaru will do anything for his beloved childhood friend, including participating in an underground cage fight against a wild bear! As ridiculous as it sounds, Akari does not have any other choice. His friend is dying of a mysterious virus, and the fight is the only way he can get the money to pay for the procedure she so desperately needs. At first glance, it seems like Akari has no chance of beating the dangerous animal, but the brawl reveals that he might have some strange abilities of his own.

Unfortunately, he discovers he has been betrayed and his dear friend may be beyond help. In the aftermath, he meets two people who are part of an organization intending to send a manned mission to Mars. Prior expeditions to Mars ended in disaster when the explorers encountered hostile, mutant cockroaches. Now, they plan another mission with the sole purpose of exterminating the giant monsters because they may be connected to the mysterious virus that is plaguing mankind. Why are there giant cockroaches on Mars? And why does Akari have mysterious abilities that make him well-suited to fight these mutants?

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Characters & Voice Actors

Davis, Michelle K.
Davis, Michelle K.
Main
Itou, Shizuka
Japanese
Itou, Shizuka
Hizamaru, Akari
Hizamaru, Akari
Main
Hosoya, Yoshimasa
Japanese
Hosoya, Yoshimasa
Komachi, Shoukichi
Komachi, Shoukichi
Main
Kiuchi, Hidenobu
Japanese
Kiuchi, Hidenobu
Eringrad Garcia, Marcos
Eringrad Garcia, Marcos
Main
Ishikawa, Kaito
Japanese
Ishikawa, Kaito

Staff

Hamasaki, Hiroshi
Hamasaki, Hiroshi
Director, Storyboard
Yamaguchi, Takayuki
Yamaguchi, Takayuki
Sound Director
Aritomi, Kouji
Aritomi, Kouji
Episode Director
Ogiso, Shingo
Ogiso, Shingo
Episode Director, Storyboard


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"AMAZING BREAK" by TERRASPEX

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"Lightning" by TERRASPEX




More reviewsReviews

ZephSilver
Dec 28, 2014
Every now and then there's an anime that's released that walks the delicate line of being called absolute garbage and absolute FUCKING garbage. These shows tend to focus heavily on shock factor deaths as a one trick pony, which in turn removes any integrity it may have. Some notable cases include Elfen Lied, Gantz, Mirai Nikki, Deadman Wonderland and now the next anime to carry the torch Terra Formars, has stepped up for the challenge.

Story: 2/10

Story? What story? Government conspiracies, the mission of Bug II and anything else the show brought up remains unresolved. Plot points that go nowhere and simply end abruptly. It's read more
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Malfegor
Jan 16, 2015
Notes
-I haven’t read the manga.
-I watched the uncensored release of the anime.

Terraformars, an anime about a bunch of genetically modified humans with animal powers that get sent to Mars to exterminate a race of hyper evolved humanoid cockroaches called Johj. Sounds radical, right? Unfortunately it isn’t and here i’ll explain why.

Story:
Really, there’s not a whole lot to talk about in terms of story. The entire plot is just an excuse to get the characters to Mars as quickly as possible and make them fight a whole lot and i suppose it does achieve that just fine.
The main problem with the storytelling in Terraformars is read more
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Rice
Dec 19, 2014
Story (2/10): Terra Formars – the show that has absolutely nothing to offer but death. There is no real story here, folks, just death. Some people get sent to Mars to capture some cockroaches and then it’s episode upon episode of people/cockroaches getting smashed to pieces. That’s it. The show even decided to be about nothing all the way to the very end when the show actually ended in the middle of a fight. This is then accompanied by a narrator that constantly spouts facts about what is going on, animal traits, how lightning works and other stuff that pretty much makes it look like read more
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Stark700
Dec 19, 2014
You know something no one wants to see at a lunch or dinner table? Cockroaches. Those little critters stalks around with their creepy legs and spreads disgusting odor near your delicious food. Worst yet, they want your food. But do you know what’s even more disgusting or perhaps terrifying? It’s when you become the food. No lie. Terra Formars reverses the situation when humans are the prey as cockroaches (also known as Terra Formars) hunt down humans to eliminate them from existence. There’s something to think about…

For a series based off of the same name, adaptation pacing becomes a chore to handle. I don’t give read more
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