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Onihei


Alternative Titles

Japanese: 鬼平

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Currently Airing
Aired: Jan 10, 2017 to Apr 4, 2017
Premiered: Winter 2017
Broadcast: Tuesdays at 02:05 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: M2
Source: Novel
Genres: Historical, Seinen
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Statistics

Score: 7.041 (scored by 2,423 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #33022
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2513
Members: 15,424
Favorites: 29
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Episodes: /13
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Synopsis

The blade arts of the "Devil" tasked with striking down evils threatening a peaceful Edo! Heizou Hasegawa, upholding the role of chief officer protecting against crime and arson! In 1783, the heart of the Tenmei era, Hasegawa held the office of chief director of the department charged with sustaining safety in the region, suppressing the most vile of thieves and criminals, an individual largely feared, renowned as Devil Heizou...

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Characters & Voice Actors

Hasegawa, Heizou
Hasegawa, Heizou
Main
Horiuchi, Kenyuu
Japanese
Horiuchi, Kenyuu
Kimura, Chuugo
Kimura, Chuugo
Supporting
Okamoto, Nobuhiko
Japanese
Okamoto, Nobuhiko
Hisae
Hisae
Supporting
Iwao, Junko
Japanese
Iwao, Junko
Hasegawa, Tatsuzou
Hasegawa, Tatsuzou
Supporting
Namikawa, Daisuke
Japanese
Namikawa, Daisuke

Staff

Maruyama, Masao
Maruyama, Masao
Producer
Miya, Shigeyuki
Miya, Shigeyuki
Director, Character Design
Mima, Masafumi
Mima, Masafumi
Sound Director
Tanaka, Kouhei
Tanaka, Kouhei
Music


Edit Opening Theme

"Onihei ~Edo wo Hashiru~" by Kouhei Tanaka

Edit Ending Theme

"Soshite.. Ikinasai (そして・・生きなさい)" by Saori Yuki (由紀さおり)




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Arboria
Jan 20, 2017
Classical samurai film story arcs with fanciful animation and a killer kung-fu soundtrack, what more do you want?

A couple of episodes in, I'm finding this to be one of the best non-comedy series I've seen come out in a long time, more reminiscent of anime from the late 80s and 90s. A pulpy atmosphere that you can tell is heavily inspired by samurai, kung-fu and western film archetypes, with the traditional arc of setting -> reveal -> hero action -> consequences. You learn about the "problem", how the characters are associated with the problem, their inner-feelings and personalities, the mysteries keeping the problem from being read more
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jRad522
Jan 25, 2017
Law and Order SVU: Samurai Veterans Unit.

Right off the bat, if you liked Ruroni Kenshin you will probably like this. Even if you didn't, or are like "wtf is that?," I still recommend giving it a try if you are down for some historical action.

I would be very much surprised if many people were watching Onihei, because the description is fairly boring and the art for the poster of the series is pretty bland and uninspired as well. I picked it up because I though it was probably going to suck and I could tear it apart but that it had the read more
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