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Synonyms: Chaos Child
English: ChäoS;Child
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 11, 2017 to Mar 29, 2017
Premiered: Winter 2017
Broadcast: Wednesdays at 23:30 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation, Crunchyroll
Source: Visual novel
Genres: MysteryMystery, Sci-FiSci-Fi, SupernaturalSupernatural
Themes: GoreGore, PsychologicalPsychological
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 6.321 (scored by 4161141,611 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #72822
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1597
Members: 128,942
Favorites: 208

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A series of gruesome murders dubbed "New Generation Madness" once induced mass hysteria in Shibuya. At its peak during a frenzied riot, a sudden earthquake reduced the district into nothing but rubble, while leaving surrounding wards strangely intact.

Six years later, in a newly rebuilt Shibuya, mysterious deaths begin to crop up again. It is not long before third-year student Takuru Miyashiro realizes a connection: the dates of the recent murders match those of the New Generation Madness incidents. He, along with several members of his school's newspaper club, decide to delve deeper into the mystery, only to find themselves stranded in the middle of a new crime scene themselves...

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Opening Theme

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"Uncontrollable" by Kanako Itou

Ending Theme

"Chaos Syndrome (カオスシンドローム)" by Konomi Suzuki

Mar 29, 2017
-- This review contains spoilers. Only read if you have finished the series. --

The story is very interesting alone, or at least it was enough to catch my attention. It's a direct extension from Chaos;Head, so I was going into this trying to find answers. However, the problem with this show is that the explanation for things isn't exactly logical due to the lack of direction put into it and lackluster writing. Quite simply, it's a huge mess.

You have your typical high schoolers that are somehow involved in this big case that turned out to be incredibly pointless in the end. If you've seen ...
Mar 29, 2017
Just like its predecessor, Chaos;Child was very interesting to watch despite all the weird random events. There just times when having random things occur actually makes the show more interesting and attention grabbing.

The story flows better than it did in Chaos;Head. There's still a set of New Generation Madness murders, which happen on the exact same dates as the old ones, just occurring 6 years later. Takaru is the new main character who tries to solve these new cases along with help from his and members of his school's newspaper club. A bunch of weird events occur as ...
Mar 31, 2017
Chaos;Child is the sequel to the anime to Chaos;Head that aired 8 years ago which is more or less the time gap between the two shows in series. after the events of chaos;Head, where at the end of that show a major earthquake had struck the town, by the time Chaos;child starts most of the city has already been rebuilt.

Story- the story follows Takaru and the all the members of the newspaper club as they start to notice and investigate strange deaths that have occurred in the city recently. after connecting some dots they realize that the murders happening right now are similar to the ...

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It’s time to ditch the text file.
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