Garo: Guren no Tsuki

Garo: Crimson Moon

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Synonyms: Garo 2nd Season
Japanese: GARO 紅蓮ノ月
English: Garo: Crimson Moon
German: Garo: Crimson Moon
Spanish: Garo: Crimson Moon
French: Garo: Crimson Moon
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Type: TV
Episodes: 23
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 10, 2015 to Apr 2, 2016
Premiered: Fall 2015
Broadcast: Saturdays at 01:23 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: MAPPA
Source: Original
Genres: ActionAction, FantasyFantasy
Theme: MythologyMythology
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 5.881 (scored by 90879,087 users)
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Ranked: #98142
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Popularity: #3875
Members: 30,350
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Monsters known as "Horrors" have invaded the world, entering through gates from the Makai Realm of Darkness. These corrupt, demonic creatures have the ability to seize human bodies and feed on their souls. Citizens who are out past sunset will likely never see the sun rise again, but those who live in the capital city have no need to worry—they are protected by a spiritual force field created by the sorcerer group Onmyouji.

In possession of legendary armor, the Golden Knight Raikou proclaims that he will protect everyone from the Horrors. Accompanied by his attendant Kintoki and the mysterious Makai Alchemist Seimei, he strives to become a formidable Makai Knight, but Raikou is ill-prepared to handle the side effects of the armor. Disappointed by his own shortcomings, he sets out on a journey of self-discovery to master his weaknesses and prove his worth.

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Opening Theme

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1: "Guren no Tsuki ~Kakusareshi Yami Monogatari~ (紅蓮ノ月~隠されし闇物語~)" by JAM Project (eps 1-13)
2: "Gekka (月華)" by JAM Project (eps 14-23)

Ending Theme

1: "Kamon (花紋)" by Sayaka Sasaki with Inaribayashi (eps 1-13)
2: "Karen (花蓮)" by Inaribayashi (eps 14-23)


Jul 17, 2021
"Light is always alongside darkness..."

My review will probably be one of the most positive ones over here. I still don't get it why most of reviews got so low rating as well as the series itself. I read few of them and to be honest, it looked to me like they weren't even justified. I mean, people with Chuunibyou or School Days in favourites writing review on something they have 0 experience with, i find it rather amusing.

Story: 10
Story development in what looked like medieval age was well set. First few episodes in, it was kinda random and chaotic but as the ...
Jul 5, 2018
Mixed Feelings
What a messed up series. It's all over the place. The main plot just kicks in when the series is more than halfway through and it's done poorly. The villain is a joke. The MC voice acting is a bit off. The lines are unnatural. The characters are unnatural. The build-up gets solved too quick with an unnatural solution in each episode. It's like this series is made for little kids. But I can't bring myself to hate this series, I don't know why, but I actually like it (maybe I am a little kid too). The silver and the golden knights are cool. Though ...
Jun 5, 2017
(This review has been adapted from my blog/reddit thread. Spoilers ahead!)

A haiku I title “Moon-Filled Sandwich.”

Numerous problems

Garo: Guren no Tsuki

Abysmal; awful


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Can someone pm me if the show ever gets good?
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