Code:Realize - Sousei no Himegimi

Code:Realize ~Guardian of Rebirth~

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English: Code:Realize ~Guardian of Rebirth~
Japanese: Code:Realize ~創世の姫君~


Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 7, 2017 to Dec 23, 2017
Premiered: Fall 2017
Broadcast: Saturdays at 20:00 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: M.S.C
Source: Visual novel
Genres: MilitaryMilitary, HistoricalHistorical, RomanceRomance, FantasyFantasy, JoseiJosei
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.661 (scored by 1694116,941 users)
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Ranked: #50152
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Popularity: #1835
Members: 62,722
Favorites: 242
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Within Cardia Beckford's hazy memories, she can recall her father Isaac and the home where she lives alone, feared as a monster by the townsfolk—for in her body, she carries a deadly substance. Embedded in her chest by her father, the eternally beating heart—also known as Horologium—has the capability to produce infinite power. However, it also makes her skin destroy anything it touches.

Many in London seek the Horologium, including the terrorist organization Twilight, with whom Isaac is rumored to have close ties. To obtain the Horologium's power, the British military forces Cardia to leave her home as their prisoner. But on the road, she is whisked away by the gentleman thief Arsène Lupin, who says he will steal her heart. Joining Lupin and his companions, Cardia begins a journey to discover the truth behind Isaac's connection with Twilight, her missing memories, and the Horologium within her chest.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Yamamoto, Hideyo
Hayami, Saori
Theme Song Performance
Theme Song Performance
Kaji, Yuki
Inserted Song Performance


Opening Theme

"kalmia" by Mia REGINA (eps 1-11)

Ending Theme

"twinkle" by Cardia Beckford (Saori Hayami) (eps 1-11)

Dec 23, 2017
Shingster (All reviews)
Please note this review is intended to be read by those that have finished watching Code Realize and while care has been taken to minimise spoilers there may still be spoilers within character analysis.

Intro and premise

One girls journey to find the truth of her existence

Based off a well-known visual novel of the same name Code Realize Guardian of Rebirth is a romance, adventure anime that is set in Victorian London that is in the midst of an industrial revolution that has brought the country great prosperity as a result of the invention of a mysterious but powerful resource that allowed read more
Dec 28, 2017
Danae (All reviews)
''Whether you’re a man or a woman, when you truly fall in love, you want to touch the one you love. When you feel their warmth, this [heart] starts to beat.’’

Code: Realize is about a young woman named Cardia who has been living in isolation in 19th century’s London because of a deadly poison that resides in her body. Because of this curse, anyone or anything she touches with her skin rots or melts. As one might expect, Cardia has been shunned by everyone throughout her life so she’s never experienced friendship or romantic intimacy. One day a witty thief, Arsene Lupin, saves her and read more
Dec 23, 2017
KANLen09 (All reviews)
Ok, so Code:Realize comes to an end, and to be honest, even from a guy's perspective, it feels very paltry compared to those who have played the original game on the PS Vita.

Set in Industrial London (the exact setting as in Princess Principal), Cardia Beckford, raised by Issac Beckford, the father who created Code:Realize and even as to go as far as using brother Finis as a starting tool and herself being the catalyst for having the Horologium acting as her heart, was labeled a monster for her ability to poison anything she touches. Enter Arsene Lupin the gentleman thief, and Cardia sets off on read more
Sep 24, 2018
Mimi_Yamaguchi (All reviews)
When I first found out that there was going to be a dub, I was a little hesitant to watch it. But I was proven wrong. Both the Sub and Dub were magnificent and I enjoyed the story wholeheartedly. The story was fresh and unique, the characters were quirky and I was kept at the edge of my seat with each episode. 10 out of 10. This was one of the most underdog animes this year that deserves more praise than what it received.

I loved how they created characters that followed well know stories, but with a twist. Hellsing, Fran, Lupin, even Dracula. I read more

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