Bubuki Buranki


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Alternative Titles

Japanese: ブブキ・ブランキ
English: BBK/BRNK
German: BBK/BRNK
Spanish: BBK/BRNK
French: BBK/BRNK
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 9, 2016 to Mar 26, 2016
Premiered: Winter 2016
Broadcast: Saturdays at 22:00 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Source: Original
Genres: ActionAction, DramaDrama, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Theme: MechaMecha
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.251 (scored by 2859428,594 users)
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Ranked: #81712
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2567
Members: 73,018
Favorites: 94

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Away from home for 10 years, Azuma Kazuki had no idea what was awaiting him upon his return. He certainly did not expect to be attacked by dozens of heavily armed people and taken as their prisoner. Fortunately, Azuma's stay in captivity is short. Wielding a strange sentient weapon—known as "Bubuki"—upon her right arm, his childhood friend, Kogane Asabuki, rescues him.

After escaping, Azuma learns that he too has the power to control Bubuki. Together with his new companions, he must revive the Buranki titan named Oubu, that sleeps somewhere deep underground. With this knowledge and purpose, a new path to unearth the truths behind the Buranki opens before Azuma.

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Opening Theme

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"Beat your Heart" by Konomi Suzuki (eps 2-10)

Ending Theme

1: "Beat your Heart" by Konomi Suzuki (eps 1)
2: "ANGER/ANGER" by MYTH & ROID (eps 2-12)

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Feb 3, 2017
Bubuki Buranki was like.....a show with an interesting story about the adults, sidelined for a much less interesting and sloppily told story about the kids.

I guess my biggest issue with the show was that it starts out promising one kind of story, and ends up telling a completely different one by the end. The saving grace of this is that both stories were pretty interesting, but the end result is not especially pretty. I think the story of Migiwa and Reoko was quite captivating, but the way it was told? Chaotic and piecemeal as hell.

There were a lot of scenes that did nothing ...
Aug 30, 2021
Mixed Feelings
I watched both seasons of Bubuki Buranki. Here are my thoughts:

My expectations going into this were rock bottom but surprisingly I enjoyed watching it. For those who don't know, this is a mecha-themed action show that is animated entirely in CGI. I watched the Blu-rays, which might've been a bit more polished than what was presented to a seasonal viewer.

The plot is kind of a mess and it was sometimes confusing. There were some pacing issues; seemingly trivial things got more screentime than plot-critical events. There were also some questionable decisions, like introducing a bunch of new characters in a short period of time during ...
Apr 4, 2016
Bububu is in my opinion the worst show, I've seen completely in the last season. I forgot the miserabely narrated story immediately after the show ended, sometimes, as the episode ended. The style, and CG was awesome, remembered me often times at Knights of Sidonia (beautiful Anime, go watch it!), but the unbelievably bad choreographed action scenes took so much time, that they pushed and squeezed every piece of dialogue between every fight as fast as they could. For example, after the 12th duel with this Bulletshooting guy, everyone I know recognized, that these fights go nowhere. They are meaningless in every aspect, end without ...

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