Imawa no Kuni no Alice

Alice in Borderland

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Japanese: 今際の国のアリス
English: Alice in Borderland
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Type: OVA
Episodes: 3
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 15, 2014 to Feb 16, 2015
Producers: Barnum Studio
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: SILVER LINK., Connect
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, SupernaturalSupernatural, SuspenseSuspense
Themes: High Stakes GameHigh Stakes Game, PsychologicalPsychological, SurvivalSurvival
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 7.331 (scored by 1983619,836 users)
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Ranked: #23632
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Popularity: #2760
Members: 48,062
Favorites: 131

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Ryouhei Arisu is a high school student with no ambitions and just wants to escape from what he feels is a meaningless reality. One night when he is with his two friends Daikichi Karube and Chouta Segawa, they see an abnormally large firework shoot into the sky, an event which signals a permanent change in their lives.

Blinded by the incredibly bright explosion, the three find themselves transported to what is known as the Borderland. The only inhabitants of this world are participants of a deadly game where specific tasks must be accomplished if they wish to survive. As the three begin playing to determine how they can get back home, Ryouhei finds himself feeling alive for the very first time in his life.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Tachibana, Hideki
Tsuchiya, Masaki
Sound Director
Theme Song Performance
Tsutsumi, Hiroaki


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Jan 10, 2021
Story 10/10

I started watching this cuz I heard the netflix versions was really good so i chose to watch the anime first. the plot is really good its an amazing idea id like to see more off (so ill probs watch the netflix version).

Art 7/10
The art is standart nothing special

Sound 8/10
The emotional songs are really good in this anime

Sep 18, 2019
What a disappointment

Actually Alice in Borderlands is one or my favorite manga, I enjoy reading each chapter, it has been a while since I read the manga, so I wanted to see these 3 ovas to see how good they are, after all for my Alice in Bordelands it was a great and I knew that, despite being 3 ovas, it could be a good thing from there (well, I was wrong).

The story does not change much, Arisu Ryohei, tired of his life and with an inferiority complex by his brother, appears in another world with his 2 friends after seeing some fireworks, in the ...
Mar 26, 2016
Think Mirai Nikki, Btooom!, and No Game No life wrapped into a neat package of absolute adrenaline. All with an underlying tone of sweet suspense. Missing an ending.


The Story has elements of suspense and drama, but ultimately is a coming of age type of story. Missing an ending.

Protagonist is definitely one of the most fleshed out characters I have ever seen. His internal conflict is one that many face, and the anime does a great job of detailing his character in such a concise amount of episodes. The supporting characters are memorable, but for the most part cliched.

Art and Sound are good Quality, ...

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