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Seirei Tsukai no Blade Dance


Alternative Titles

English: Blade Dance of the Elementalers
Synonyms: Seirei Tsukai no Kenbu, Seirei Tsukai no Kembu, Bladedance of Elementalers
Japanese: 精霊使いの剣舞【ブレイドダンス】

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 14, 2014 to Sep 29, 2014
Premiered: Summer 2014
Broadcast: Mondays at 20:30 (JST)
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: TNK
Source: Light novel
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

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Score: 7.161 (scored by 60,560 users)
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Ranked: #27922
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Popularity: #439
Members: 114,234
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Synopsis

Seirei Tsukai no Blade Dance takes place at a very prestigious school for holy shrine princesses called Areishia Spirit Academy. At this school, the girls train to be elementalists and try to form slave contracts with spirits so that they can compete in battles against one another. Only females have this privilege... at least until now.

Kamito Kazehaya is a normal guy in pretty much all respects except for the fact that he's the first man in 1,000 years to be able to form a contract with a spirit (which he "stole" from a shrine princess named Claire Rouge). Additionally, the headmaster of the school, Greyworth, has summoned him to enroll and is forcing him to participate in a special tournament that will take place two months down the road. With Claire demanding that he become her contracted spirit, will Kamito even manage to survive the entire two months until the tournament takes place?

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Characters & Voice Actors

Est, Terminus
Est, Terminus
Main
Kakuma, Ai
Japanese
Kakuma, Ai
Kazehaya, Kamito
Kazehaya, Kamito
Main
Furukawa, Makoto
Japanese
Furukawa, Makoto
Rouge, Claire
Rouge, Claire
Main
Kido, Ibuki
Japanese
Kido, Ibuki
Fahrengart, Ellis
Fahrengart, Ellis
Main
Ishigami, Shizuka
Japanese
Ishigami, Shizuka

Staff

Yanagisawa, Tetsuya
Yanagisawa, Tetsuya
Director
Kingetsu, Ryuunosuke
Kingetsu, Ryuunosuke
Script
Takeuchi, Toshimitsu
Takeuchi, Toshimitsu
Script
Ishigami, Shizuka
Ishigami, Shizuka
Theme Song Performance


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"Kyoumei no True Force (共鳴のTrue Force)" by Hitomi Harada

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"Blade Dance (精霊剣舞祭<ブレイドダンス>)" by Ni-Sokkususu [Claire Rouge (Ibuki Kido), Rinslet Laurenfrost (Kana Yuuki), Ellis Fahrengart (Shizuka Ishigami), Fianna Ray Ordesia (Saori Oonishi), Terminus Est (Ai Kakuma)]



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HaXXspetten
Oct 13, 2014
About half a year ago I had the absolute pleasure of reading through the Seirei Tsukai no Blade Dance light novels, and after having caught up with them I consider it one of my favourite series to date. Consequently I was of course very much looking forward to this anime adaptation; however I still felt a bit awkward about it because as it is, Blade Dance is not really an amazing series from the very beginning. It isn't until a few volumes of content down the road that it starts getting exponentially better; however this mere 1-cour adaptation doesn't even reach that far into the read more
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Mirrored
Oct 1, 2014
The best way to describe Seirei Tsukai no Blade Dance is that it is basically a remake of Zero no Tsukaima with a few additional archetypes thrown in and a few intricacies removed.

The show is a very standard harem, somewhat in the vein of Infinite Stratos, where the main character is the only male elementaler in a school for female elementalers. Predictably, he quickly runs into a cast of about 5 girls who all have affections for him.

What the show does well is pacing. Most harem shows have a few episodes of pointless stalling to focus on one individual girl and pretend that they are read more
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Aeii
Aug 24, 2015
I'm not sure what the author of the original light novel thought when writing this mediocre piece of mess, but I did in fact find a way of replicating it. All you need to do is write down all the overrated harem series you watched on individual pieces of paper, mix them up and draw them at random. After you picked out around six you then have five minutes to come up with a story that includes all of the series you drew. You shouldn't worry about characters though, the more transparent and emotionless they are the better, you should google all the "dere" characteristics read more
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NeoAnkara
Sep 29, 2014
Seirei Tsukai no Blade Dance or Blade dance for short is one of five anime adaptation of LN that simultaneously announced by MF Bunko J. For you who have watch many anime by synopsis alone you can see which direction this series will take. Yes this is harem romance comedy with fantasy setting and dash of action. Nothing new here but it's not like being unoriginal equal boring. Blade Dance is type of series that not try to hard to be deep or complicated series. Instead it achieve what it is trying to do becoming simple yet enjoyable series.

Now we are talking about animation and read more
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