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Synonyms: Demon Cutter, Demon Slayer
Japanese: 鬼斬
English: Onigiri
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Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 7, 2016 to Jun 30, 2016
Premiered: Spring 2016
Broadcast: Thursdays at 01:00 (JST)
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: Pierrot Plus
Source: Game
Genres: ComedyComedy, FantasyFantasy
Theme: MythologyMythology
Duration: 3 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 5.331 (scored by 1011710,117 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #119052
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #3900
Members: 30,869
Favorites: 39

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Ancient Japan is under attack by powerful beings called "Kamikui," and it is up to the "Oni" and his band of eight beautiful female warriors to stop them. Each of these girls have unique skills, abilities, and personalities. They partner themselves with the Oni, Jin, to stop the miasma of darkness sweeping across Japan. Onigiri follows the escapades of Jin and his merry companions as they strengthen their bonds and fend off the demonic invasion.

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Based on the MMORPG of the same title released in 2014.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Kitta, Izumi


Nakane, Monya


Nakashima, Yuki


Mimori, Suzuko




Yamamoto, Takashi
Honda, Yasunori
Sound Director
Aoshima, Takashi
Kouno, Takamitsu
Script, Series Composition


Opening Theme

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"Hime wa Rankiryuu☆Goikkousama (姫は乱気流☆御一行様)" by STARMARIE

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Jun 30, 2016
Onigiri. The short mmorpg battle anime that surrounds several girls that continue to fight against the supposedly evil Kamikui. In all honesty, before watching this anime, don't expect tons of intense battles, though there are a few. It's more like a random rpg style slice of life anime.

Story 7/10: Not much really. There are several mini stories/arcs in the anime that usually last one episode. It's a slice of life anime with no plot (sort of like One Punch Man).

Art 9/10: Average art. It wasn't amazing, but it wasn't bad. I liked it, and the art style suits the anime for what it is.

Sound 8/10: ...
Aug 22, 2016
Mixed Feelings
I'm pretty hardcore about anime, especially ones based on video games. Because of this, I try to give just about every anime I find a chance, including this. I've never played the game, so perhaps I'm not being entirely fair with this review, but these are just my honest opinions with the anime which may or may not change over time.

First thing you need to know is that these episodes are only about 3-4 minutes long, so you can knock all of the episodes out in about an hour. May or may not be for the best in this case.

The art style and characters were ...
Apr 28, 2018
It's an anime advertisement for an MMO at best.

They take the self awareness too far when they use it and then neglect it despite having perfect set ups for nice jokes.

It's got some minor level of fanservice I guess, if you're here for that, the hotspring episode is probably as far as it goes? But it doesn't even include most of the characters so it seems failing even in that respect.

It might be passable to watch since it only has 4 minute episodes (opening and credits take 30-40% of the run time) but honestly, there's no commitments made story wise to even consider this to ...

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