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English: Island
Japanese: ISLAND


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


Score: 6.521 (scored by 26,955 users)
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Ranked: #59842
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Popularity: #1303
Members: 81,385
Favorites: 257
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Urashima, an island far from the mainland. The people who live there lead carefree lives. But five years ago, the island's three great families suffered a series of misfortunes and succumbed to suspicion. The people of the island cut off all contact with the mainland and began a slow decline. The key to saving the island lies in three girls who belong to the three families. But they are bound by old traditions, and are conflicted. On that island, a lone man washes ashore. The man claims to be from the future, and he begins a solitary struggle to change the island's fate.

(Source: ANN)


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Arakawa, Naruhisa
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Tamura, Yukari
Theme Song Performance, Inserted Song Performance

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

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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 (2.5/10)

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
Sep 16, 2018
KANLen09 (All reviews)
This anime is a serious problem onto itself: promising us with the light-hearted romance turned dark-esque story with the time travel mechanics, but converting about 30 to 50 hours of play into a 12 episode series (which is honestly a no-go for VN fans and anime-onlys who has watched numerous VNs like myself).

With it, this is a in-depth look on the controversial series called Island, and this review will be long as molasses (don't worry there's a TL;DR summary):

The VN was created by Frontwing, who has done the Grisaia series, with 8-bit's adaptation in 2014 raking in massive success. This is the 2nd attempt that read more


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Poll: Island Episode 12 Discussion ( 1 2 3 )
Stark700 - Sep 16, 2018
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Amusing, these VN adaptations
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