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Hai to Gensou no Grimgar


Alternative Titles

English: Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash
Synonyms: Grimgal of Ashes and Illusion, Grimgal of Ashes and Fantasies, Hai to Gensou no Grimgal
Japanese: 灰と幻想のグリムガル

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 11, 2016 to Mar 28, 2016
Premiered: Winter 2016
Broadcast: Mondays at 00:30 (JST)
Producers: TOHO animation
Studios: A-1 Pictures
Source: Light novel
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Statistics

Score: 7.891 (scored by 93,868 users)
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Ranked: #6892
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Popularity: #214
Members: 187,401
Favorites: 1,988
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Episodes: /12

Synopsis

Fear, survival, instinct. Thrown into a foreign land with nothing but hazy memories and the knowledge of their name, they can feel only these three emotions resonating deep within their souls. A group of strangers is given no other choice than to accept the only paying job in this game-like world—the role of a soldier in the Reserve Army—and eliminate anything that threatens the peace in their new world, Grimgar.

When all of the stronger candidates join together, those left behind must create a party together to survive: Manato, a charismatic leader and priest; Haruhiro, a nervous thief; Yume, a cheerful hunter; Shihoru, a shy mage; Mogzo, a kind warrior; and Ranta, a rowdy dark knight. Despite its resemblance to one, this is no game—there are no redos or respawns; it is kill or be killed.

It is now up to this ragtag group of unlikely fighters to survive together in a world where life and death are separated only by a fine line.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Background

Episode 1 was previewed at an event at TOHO Cinemas Roppongi Hills in Tokyo on December 26, 2015. Regular broadcasting began January 11, 2016.

Hai to Gensou no Grimgar has been licensed by Funimation and is scheduled to be streamed in both Japanese and English in North America starting in January of 2016.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Yume
Yume
Main
Komatsu, Mikako
Japanese
Komatsu, Mikako
Merry
Merry
Main
Anzai, Chika
Japanese
Anzai, Chika
Haruhiro
Haruhiro
Main
Hosoya, Yoshimasa
Japanese
Hosoya, Yoshimasa
Manato
Manato
Main
Shimazaki, Nobunaga
Japanese
Shimazaki, Nobunaga

Staff

Nakamura, Ryousuke
Nakamura, Ryousuke
Director, Sound Director, Script, Series Composition
Shimizu, Kenichi
Shimizu, Kenichi
Storyboard
Terui, Haruka
Terui, Haruka
Theme Song Performance
McFarland, Mike
McFarland, Mike
ADR Director


Edit Opening Theme

"Knew day" by (K)NoW_NAME (eps 1-4, 6-)

Edit Ending Theme

"Cultivate" by (K)NoW_NAME (ep 12)
"Harvest" by (K)NoW_NAME (eps 2-7, 9-11)
"Harvest" by Shihoru (Haruka Terui) (ep 8)



More reviewsReviews

dissipated
Apr 1, 2016
This is a spoiler-free review.

Hai to Gensou no Grimgar is a very unique watch. Shows throughout time have had a tendency to force the characters to go from 0 to a 100 in an unrealistic time frame. This often ties in with the pervasive society demands of instant gratification. Hai to Gensou no Grimgar challenges these demands by putting a heavy emphasis on the natural growth of each character. Almost never will the show leave any concept unexplained or unattended. The story flows very naturally, and most things will not seem out of place with 2 exceptions (mentioned later). This ties in with the superb read more
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Captain220
Mar 27, 2016
The occasional RPG setting within an anime isn't some new, revolutionary trend. Popularized by the underwhelming Sword Art Online, they seem to be popping up a lot more frequently than before and that isn't something I'm particularly fond of. This is mostly due to the lack of originality that comes with these works. To a novice, this idea may seem spectacular on it's own, but at this point, the same thing has been done over and over again and not once did I consider one of them to be good.

With that being said, I believe that this is quite close to the epitome of read more
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Pramma_Gunio
Apr 4, 2016
Moderator Edit: This review contains spoilers.
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(If you couldn’t give a tuna glass about this review and just want to know if you should watch this, skip all the way to the “What to expect and enjoyment” Either way, read this review if you want an insight of the flaws it had. This is my first review so don’t judge and give me a break lol. My usage of words might come off as wonky so sorry for that)

Grimgar is an anime that doesn’t necessarily bring anything distinctive to the tables. I personally believe that Grimgar was just an anime of progression, where we would read more
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Heldengeist
Apr 6, 2016
The show of it's season that everybody likes despite it's pretty bad. We have a group of teens who gets into a world based on RPG ruleset and shortly after this, they forget their previous life... and that's all. We won't get to know who they are, why did they get there, what is that place anyways, why does it operates like a video game, what should they do there. They just live their everyday life, learning some new skills, killing the low level creatures for the loot which they use to cover their living expenses and equipment.

There are some conflict, they lose a teammate, read more
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