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Lance N' Masques


Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Lance and Masks, LN'M
Japanese: ランス・アンド・マスクス

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 2, 2015 to Dec 18, 2015
Premiered: Fall 2015
Broadcast: Fridays at 01:46 (JST)
Licensors: Ponycan USA
Studios: Studio Gokumi
Source: Light novel
Genres: Fantasy
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 5.741 (scored by 10,614 users)
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Ranked: #69182
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1550
Members: 30,906
Favorites: 32
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Ranked #6918Popularity #1550Members 30,906
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Episodes: /12

Synopsis

Youtarou Hanabusa is a Knight of the World, an order of knights active in the present time, whose job it is to aid those in need. Whenever someone cries out for help, Youtarou will be there! As the hero Knight Lancer, Youtarou dons a cape and mask, and wields an impressively powerful lance. His intentions might be noble, but a knight kissing ladies’ hands in the 21st century can come across as just a bit strange…

Youtarou just can’t help himself. He has what he calls White Knight Syndrome: whenever someone is in need, his body reacts automatically in a “knight-like manner.” His fighting abilities and kindness are put to the test when he saves the young Makio Kidouin. Youtarou discovers that Makio is the only daughter of a wealthy family, and lives alone in the care of a group of maids.

All Youtarou wanted was to leave his knighthood behind and start a normal life. But when he decides to take Makio under his wing, he becomes involved in something much bigger than him. Now Youtarou must defend Makio, without giving away the secret identity of the Knight Lancer she idolizes.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Kidouin, Makio
Kidouin, Makio
Main
Ozawa, Ari
Japanese
Ozawa, Ari
Sudou, Yoriko
Sudou, Yoriko
Main
Numakura, Manami
Japanese
Numakura, Manami
Hanabusa, Youtarou
Hanabusa, Youtarou
Main
Yamashita, Daiki
Japanese
Yamashita, Daiki
Cleveland, Alice
Cleveland, Alice
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Mimori, Suzuko
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Mimori, Suzuko

Staff

Ishiguro, Kyohei
Ishiguro, Kyohei
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Motoyama, Satoshi
Motoyama, Satoshi
Sound Director
Koyasu, Hideaki
Koyasu, Hideaki
Script, Original Creator, Series Composition
Taketatsu, Ayana
Taketatsu, Ayana
Theme Song Performance


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"Light for Knight" by Suzuko Mimori

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"Little*Lion*Heart" by Ayana Taketatsu



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TheLittleRedHero
Dec 17, 2015
If anything I do have to say about Lance N Masques in a nice and compelled sentence… it’s a very nice and good piece of shit of an anime. Yes, you heard me. It’s a nice and good piece of shit of an anime, it’s technically the definition of a cringey as hell show where you want to go to throw yourself off of the roof and curse at the sky and aiming towards the heavens “It’s a piece of crap!!” until Jesus himself hears your call and you will beg to the savior of human beings to take you to his holy world. That’s read more
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Anonalypse
Dec 20, 2015
As you can probably tell from the rating, I absolutely despised this anime. There isn't a single redeemable quality about it. I do not recommend this anime to anyone.

Story: 2
The story is very simple, the protagonist has White Knight Syndrome, and he's a Knight. How very convenient. the rest of the story consists of saving the same 3 people over, and over. getting kidnapped over and over, and gaining protagonist powers due to the plot.

Art: 2
The adults are loli's, the horse is a loli, the loli's are loli's. Oh, and there is also the background which looks okay, the style didn't appeal to me.

Sound: 3
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kuuderes_shadow
Dec 17, 2015
Lance N' Masques is not a series for everyone. In particular, if you are someone who needs their anime to be heavily realistic, or full of grit, or to have some deep message to it, then you might as well just close this page now and walk away as this anime won't satisfy you in the slightest.

If, on the other hand, you are after a fun and quirky series, that mixes together a fairly large number of genres in a way that still feels comfortable, then this might just be what you are after.

There are many different ways of interpreting and watching this series, but read more
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QuentinHahn
Dec 17, 2015
I looked at the other reviews and was surprised at some peoples perspectives, and then in agreement with others. So allow me to shove my bias opinion down your throat.
First off, this show is bad, like really bad. A lack of interesting characters, a simplistic story which jumps all over the place and lacks an over-arching story/goal, cookie cutter characters who face “wavering” in their ideals yet never show any character development as result, boring art style; all in all it makes for a boring and uninteresting show. If you can complement this show on anything it would be the music. While not amazing it read more
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