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Ninja Slayer From Animation


Alternative Titles

English: Ninja Slayer From Animation
Japanese: ニンジャスレイヤー フロムアニメイシヨン

Information

Type: ONA
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 16, 2015 to Oct 8, 2015
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: Trigger
Source: Novel
Genres: Action
Duration: 12 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Statistics

Score: 6.601 (scored by 6,947 users)
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Ranked: #51132
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1965
Members: 29,177
Favorites: 151
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Episodes: /26
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Synopsis

Ninja... Ninja were... merciless demi-gods, ruling Japan with their karate in the age of ninja tranquillity. But, "some" committed a forbidden form of hara-kiri storing their souls at Kinkaku Temple for future resurrection. Their lost history was falsified and concealed and the truth about these ninja was long forgotten.

Now, in the future where the universalization of cybernetic technology and electronic networks are God, suddenly, sinister ninja souls, resurrected from thousands of years past are unleashed on the dark shadows of Neo-Saitama. Fujikido Kenji, is a salaryman whose wife and child were killed in a ninja turf war. In a brush with his own death, Fujikido is possessed by an enigmatic ninja soul. Fujikido cheats death and becomes Ninja Slayer. A Grim Reaper destined to kill evil ninja, committed to a personal war of vengeance.

Set in the dystopian underworld of Neo-Saitama, Ninja Slayer takes on Soukai Syndicate ninjas in mortal combat.

(Source: Animanga wikia)

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Characters & Voice Actors


Staff

Amemiya, Akira
Director, Series Composition
Gou, Fumihiroki
Sound Director
Satou, Yuu
Script
TK from Ling Tosite Sigure
Theme Song Performance


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"BACK IN BLACK" by BOOM BOOM SATELLITES

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#01: "Kilmister (キルミスター)" by Boris (ep 1, 26)
#02: "Halo Of Sorrow From ANIMATION" by Melt-Banana (ep 2)
#03: "Gekijou Shihainin no Theme (劇場支配人のテーマ)" by The Pinballs (ep 3)
#04: "SRKEEN" by 8otto (ep 4)
#05: "RADIO" by 6EYES (ep 5)
#06: "Ninja Slayer" by ELECTRIC EEL SHOCK (ep 6)
#07: "Ninja Prayer" by Shinichi Osawa (ep 7)
#08: "Suicidal Bunny" by taffy (ep 8)
#09: "Hide" by 80KIDZ (ep 9)
#10: "Jag Jag" by Sawagi (ep 10)
#11: "Aurashi No Ken" by Boris (ep 11)
#12: "NEO CYBER MADNESS" by skillkills (ep 12)
#13: "Purple My Ghost" by Drop's (ep 13)
#14: "Mondana (NINJA MIX) (もんだな [NINJA MIX]) by Akai Kôen (ep 14)
#15: "Fantastic Magic" by TK from Ling Tosite SIGURE (ep 15)
#16: "NINJA SOUL" by GEEKS (ep 16)
#17: "TEAR OF THE PIERROT" by MINE (ep 17)
#18: "Dr.K" by taffy (ep 18)
#19: "Alone" by SCAM CIRCLE (ep 19)
#20: "Doro no Ame" (泥の雨) by Ningen Isu (ep 20)
#21: "Hight Speed" by MOJA (ep 21)
#22: "sick hack- ninsatsu ver.-" (sick hack-忍殺 ver.-) by memento mori (ep 22)
#23: "Body" by Lillies and Remains (ep 23)
#24: "KHAKKHARA" by Sawagi (ep 24)
#25: "JETT REASON" by Guitar Wolf (ep 25)




More reviewsReviews

Jun 19, 2015
Millawls (All reviews)
You need to understand something about Ninja Slayer, before even WATCHING it, or you WILL get the wrong idea!

A lot of you seems to be very confused, as to why some scenes are animated and some scenes are powerpoint. "Why are they doing this?" I hear you say.
Let me explain.

A couple of Japanese translators said over social media, (this is a while ago) that they were going to translate a "light novel" that a couple of american weeaboos had made. The american weeaboos made THE most stereotypical light novel that they could think off. (Ninjas, Hidden power, revenge) Basically Ninja Slayer in a nutshell. (Or read more
Oct 10, 2015
lawlmartz (All reviews)
Absurdity kills reason. This is your power. - Naraku Ninja

I would almost be willing to rate Ninja Slayer a 10/10 based purely on entertainment value. One thing though. The most entertaining part about Ninja Slayer isn't the dub. It's the audience reaction and kids who absolutely don't get the joke. Here's your warning: if your idea of entertainment is purely based on pretty colors and flashy animation, PSST, you're doing it wrong.


Artwork and Animation:

Query:
Is a black and white movie inferior to one in color? Is a color movie inferior to 3D movies because OH MY LAWD THEY LITERALLY ADDED ANOTHER DIMENSION!? The answer read more
Oct 10, 2015
ArthurB (All reviews)
Remember that everything that is written here is part of my opinion and should not be taken as truth. You can draw your own conclusions about this series by watching it.

This review is free from spoilers.

First of all Ninja Slayer From Animation is one of those anime that makes a critic about the current anime industry, using - if anything - poor animation techniques, strange music and a really basic plot to bring the potential of a series not by the anime itself, but by how it was conceived... And once you get graps of it, everything makes sense.

This anime is based upon a read more
Oct 12, 2015
dgfv (All reviews)
It can't be said that I haven't skimmed the negatives reviews, long or short. But, what I did read was mostly bafun. Most I purport are written by adolescents who are struggling to take apart and put back together the, from their perspective, separate worlds of children and adults. The hypothesis I proffer to you is that the show is best enjoyed by adults and children.

People talk about context being the key to either understanding or appreciating this anime and maybe that's true on some level. However, I don't think that the context of the show is actually necessary to enjoy it. Instead, the only read more

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