Absolute Duo

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Japanese: アブソリュート・デュオ
English: Absolute Duo
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 4, 2015 to Mar 22, 2015
Premiered: Winter 2015
Broadcast: Sundays at 20:30 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: 8bit
Genres: ActionAction, FantasyFantasy, RomanceRomance, EcchiEcchi
Themes: HaremHarem, SchoolSchool
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Statistics

Score: 6.421 (scored by 316313316,313 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #72522
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #397
Members: 557,723
Favorites: 1,546

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Synopsis

Individuals who can materialize weapons from their soul are called "Blazers," and they attend Kouryou Academy High School in order to harness their abilities. Each student is required to partner with another, in the hopes that one day, the pair can attain the power of Absolute Duo.

Tooru Kokonoe hopes to attend this academy in order to gain power after his sister and friends were slain by a mysterious man. However, at the opening ceremony, he is forced to duel against the person sitting next to him, with the loser being expelled. As Tooru prepares to give the match his all, it is not a weapon that manifests from his soul, but a shield, an irregularity which catches the attention of a foreign student named Julie Sigtuna.

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Background

Episode 1 was previewed at a screening at Kadokawa Cinema Shinjuku in Tokyo on December 28, 2014. Regular broadcasting began on January 4, 2015.

Characters & Voice Actors


Staff

Cook, Justin
Producer
Itou, Makoto
Producer
Kaminaga, Keisuke
Producer
Yamashita, Shinpei
Assistant Producer


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Opening Theme

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"Absolute Soul" by Konomi Suzuki
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Ending Theme

1: "Believe×Believe" by Julie Sigtuna (Nozomi Yamamoto) (eps 1-3, 12)
2: "Apple Tea no Aji (アップルティーの味)" by Julie Sigtuna (Nozomi Yamamoto) × Lilith Bristol (Haruka Yamazaki) (eps 4-7)
3: "44229" by Miyabi Hotaka (Ayaka Imamura) × Tomoe Tachibana (Ayaka Suwa) (eps 8-10)

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Reviews

Jul 2, 2015
Well.. It's Harem and Ecchi genres, whenever it involves both kind of categories together, i wouldn't expect too much about the story and character development, but a good fun, enjoyment and laughter. Mainly, as you know, it's more of a fan service type of anime.

I wouldn't recommend anyone who is looking for a fantastic story and a good character development for this anime. The story progression is quite how you would have guessed as the episodes progress, yet i think it is rather interesting of how the characters are able to use their unique ability.

For anyone who enjoys a fairly good artwork with ecchi and ...
Apr 10, 2015
Mixed Feelings
Absolute Duo is like a raisin cookie, everyone thinks it's a chocolate chip cookie and it will be good, until you eat it and realize it's not what you expected, unless you actually like raisin cookies.

Story: 5/10

The story is somewhat unoriginal, mainly because it's those types of anime where you are embedded a certain type of weapon that you carry on for the rest of your life, having the ability to summon it anytime you want. The only twist is, you're in a duo. Now, every time you're in a duo it's likely that your partner is someone of the same sex, right? Well in ...
Mar 24, 2015
Have you ever had trouble spotting a bottom-of-the-barrel title? Finding the product of studio algorithm, where the intent is solely that of a product and nothing more? Shows with as much integrity as a used car salesman with a tacky poker-dot tie, or as much validity as McDonald's promoting "health" through thinly cut apple slices and a bottle of processed milk? Hogwash that pretends to have artistic merit? And if so, would you like to sift through bottom-tier anime before so much as letting it occupy time on your media device? If you've answered yes to this, here are some quick tips to help you ...

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