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Japanese: ID-0
English: ID-0
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 9, 2017 to Jun 25, 2017
Premiered: Spring 2017
Broadcast: Sundays at 23:00 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Source: Original
Genre: Sci-FiSci-Fi
Themes: MechaMecha, SpaceSpace
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.521 (scored by 89908,990 users)
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Ranked: #62582
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Popularity: #4487
Members: 20,726
Favorites: 21

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Transferring the human consciousness into a robotic "I-Machine" is now a reality thanks to the discovery of a valuable ore called "orichalt." However, there is the possibility of the consciousness failing to return to the host's body, rendering them stuck inside their new metallic frame for good. Such is the situation of members of the Excavate Company, a reckless band of I-Machine miners led by the notorious Grayman that aims to gather orichalt for profit.

During a mining incursion, the group rescues Maya Mikuri, a student who was abandoned by her crew. Accused of stealing classified information on orichalt by her former colleagues, she joins the Excavate Company in hopes of clearing her name. They then begin an adventure that will change their lives—including that of Ido, an ace member of the group with no memory of his past. For the first time, Ido might have the chance to rediscover his true identity.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Record, Jennifer

Inoue, Kikuko

Arisugawa, Kain

Midorikawa, Hikaru

Genne, Cecilia

Katsuki, Masako

Tyler, Sam

Chiba, Isshin

Hakubi, Urakuou



Taniguchi, Gorou
Aketagawa, Jin
Sound Director
Kageyama, Hironobu
Theme Song Performance
Sasaki, Sayaka
Theme Song Performance


Opening Theme

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"ID-0" by Sayaka Sasaki

Ending Theme

"Stellar Compass" by Hironobu Kageyama

Jan 24, 2018
ID-0 is one of those “Netflix anime” that are completely forgettable since it doesn't stand out in any field or particular way, not even in the superfitial level.

Production values are decent, the music and sounds are generic but fitting, and Japan is still far away from being Pixar, but at least in terms of CGI animation is not the latest “Berserk”, “Kingdom”, or “Apeggio of the Blue Steel”, the motions don't look as robotic, and proportions are consistent, but once again, it doesn't stand out either.

And what can I say about the writing and directing?

The plot is the usual stand alone missions in space with ...
Jun 30, 2017
Let's be honest, sometimes we avoid some series after seeing the other users score, but ID-0 has been underrated by some reviewers, social networks, etc. The anime started with a 6.23 and ended with a 6.85, in the last episodes, ID-0 developed a good narrative.

The story follows a group of "excavators" that seeks a mineral called Orichlat. During this search, humanity has developed I-Machines that moves the consciousness of a person into a robot, in other words, the human becomes a machine. Some members of these excavators have decided to move their memory into the machine forever. One of that persons is Ido, ...
Jun 29, 2017

The story progresses in a meaningful way, with just enough surprises to keep you interested. As in the best of stories we learn quickly that a number of characters are not who you might think that they are. As is so typical in many Japanese stories, characters are not black and white but shades of gray. Also appealing was the writing. Every time I thought I knew where the story was "finally" going, it didn't. It's hard to surprise me nowadays, so this was a major plus.
The is one of the very rare anime where ...

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It’s time to ditch the text file.
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