Gatchaman Crowds: Embrace

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Synonyms: Gatchaman Crowds Special, Gatchaman Crowds Episode 13, Gatchaman Crowds Episode 12 Director's Cut
Japanese: ガッチャマン クラウズ『Embrace』


Type: Special
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 22, 2014
Producers: VAP
Licensors: None found, add some
Source: Original
Genres: AdventureAdventure, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Duration: 23 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.341 (scored by 81878,187 users)
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Ranked: #25532
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Popularity: #5132
Members: 17,373
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Director's cut of episode 12 included with the BD/DVD box release. Contains about 15 minutes of new content.


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Characters & Voice Actors


Nakamura, Kenji
Nagasaki, Yukio
Sound Director
Oono, Toshiya
Script, Series Composition
Abe, Noriyuki


Opening Theme

Apple Music
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Youtube Music
"Crowds" by WHITE ASH

Ending Theme

"INNOCENT NOTE" by Hajime Ichinose (CV: Maaya Uchida)


Sep 28, 2020
Mixed Feelings
What on earth was going on to leave this on the cutting room floor?

Gatchaman Crowds is a show with an almost comical amount of flaws, but by far the biggest was the finale. The story, already on a long nosedive since the first act, finally hit rock bottom and dug just a bit deeper. Everything built up was waved away, and the few remaining threads of interest cut short. The last few minutes, especially, were a new height in aggravating bafflement.

No wonder then, that exactly those last few minutes are what Embrace fills out. I won't assume anything about the production, whether it was not ...
Dec 10, 2014
So, are we gonna be seeing more of Katze Berg? I know that the 2nd season is still far ahead, so I gonna cut to the chase as I make my 1st lousy review.


So what we have was something that is connected to the parent anime, so therefore this 1 off special can be considered as an extra episode. Plotwise, there isn't much to say something that connects to the parent anime, the only consultation here was about Katze Berg as we see him........or her being absorb by Hajime. So I guess it is safe to say that this 1 off special is all about ...

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Poll: Gatchaman Crowds: Embrace Episode 1 Discussion
Haine - Apr 10, 2014
35 repliesby Occupyingmyeyes »»
Nov 17, 2022 1:37 AM
Should I watch episode 12 or this?
bluewind43 - Oct 31, 2014
5 repliesby Takuan_Soho »»
Dec 10, 2014 7:52 PM