Island

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Alternative Titles

English: Island
Japanese: ISLAND

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 1, 2018 to Sep 16, 2018
Premiered: Summer 2018
Broadcast: Sundays at 22:00 (JST)
Producers: Crunchyroll, Front Wing
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: feel.
Source: Visual novel
Genres: DramaDrama, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 6.331 (scored by 4212642,126 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #70462
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1439
Members: 115,157
Favorites: 315

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Synopsis

On a remote island far from the mainland named Urashima, a man washes ashore, with no recollection of his name or homeland. What he does recall, however, is that he is a time traveler with a mission: to save a certain girl from harm. As nightfall arrives, he meets Rinne Ohara, a girl who sings a tune that reminds him of a specific name—Setsuna—and decides to use it as his own.

Knowing another "Setsuna" herself, Rinne takes him to her household as a servant, hoping that he is the same one she remembers. On the other hand, Setsuna continues to learn more about Urashima, desiring to identify his lost past. He comes to know about the island's folklore, its three great families, and the endemic disease that prevents anyone afflicted from stepping out into the daylight.

As the mysteries of his missing memories and Urashima itself unfold, Setsuna must remember his purpose and fulfill his mission as soon as possible. But, as he witnesses the myriad of troubles plaguing the island, Setsuna begins to question—is his temporal displacement merely an effort to change a single girl's fate?

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Staff

Kawaguchi, Keiichirou
Director, Storyboard
Morishita, Hiroto
Sound Director
Arakawa, Naruhisa
Script, Series Composition
Tamura, Yukari
Theme Song Performance, Inserted Song Performance


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Opening Theme

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1: "Eien no Hitotsu (永遠のひとつ)" by Yukari Tamura (eps 2-7, 11-12)
2: "Closing tears" by Yukari Tamura (eps 9-10)
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Ending Theme

1: "Eien no Hitotsu (永遠のひとつ)" by Yukari Tamura (eps 1)
2: "Eternal Star" by Asaka (eps 2-8, 11-12)
3: "Marine SNOW" by Asaka (eps 9-10)



Sep 16, 2018
animesscythe (All reviews)
The review contains spoilers


While waiting for someone to write a positive review about this, I thought I'd wake up because that won't happen, so I guess I should do it myself. I find 7 to be above average, not something I'd recommend, but it's good compared to the hate this show is getting, and I actually like it. So there may be spoilers because no one cares about a show with this low of a rating, right?

The story with its mysteries and use of time travel is stunning, it's all connected and covers up most of its plot-holes (not really all though). The way read more
Sep 16, 2018
Stark700 (All reviews)
Ever wondered what would be like to wake up and have no memories about yourself? Island takes this traditional trope but instead of translating it into a survival tale, it turns it into a story about rediscovery. It’s a series based on a visual novel but I confess to say that it’s very questionable in terms of presentation. Looking at the show made me wonder how such a simple premise descended into an abomination.

The simple premise of Island honestly made me curious about the show at first. Taking place on this island known as “Urashima”, it gives the impression of a setting of isolation. It’s read more
Sep 16, 2018
animejas (All reviews)
The Summer 2018 season is wrapping up slowly and it's that time again.

Today, I will be reviewing Island, an anime with time travel, romance and lolis!

Story (1/10)

Island had a really terrible story.

The writing immediately suffers from absurd pacing where it either goes too slow with nothing happening at all, or goes too fast with major plot twists and elements failing to work due to being rushed to hell.

And whatever content that was given, was super boring and for a guy that loves SciFi shows a lot, this did not interest me one bit.

It felt like they were writing this anime but it had no soul read more
Oct 12, 2020
AlexPaulLEWZ (All reviews)
This anime, I daresay, is the BEST ANIME EVER.

If you're reading this review, you have been most likely guided by fate. After all, this gem is hidden in the vast sea of hidden gems, as if you're trying to find a certain hydrogen atom in the vast universe.

Sometimes, there are anime that people recommend to me. They were nice, I enjoyed them, and I gave them the usual 10. There are also anime that I randomly come upon which I enjoy more than those recommended to me. Island is one of those anime, but the feeling it left me is more than just enjoyment—more than read more

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Amusing, these VN adaptations
Red_Tuesday - Apr 21, 2018
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This is a Crunchyroll co-production
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