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Ousama Game The Animation

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English: King's Game
Synonyms: Ou-sama Game
Japanese: 王様ゲーム The Animation


Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 5, 2017 to Dec 21, 2017
Premiered: Fall 2017
Broadcast: Thursdays at 23:30 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: Seven
Source: Novel
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 5.141 (scored by 31,365 users)
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Ranked: #86302
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #882
Members: 90,853
Favorites: 156
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Nobuaki Kanazawa, who transferred to a high school far away, is afraid of getting intimate with his new classmates because of the events that happened from his previous school. This led him to shut his heart. However, he starts to open up during the sports festival's class relay. He and all his classmates received an email from "King." At first, his classmates didn't take what they were told seriously, thinking it's just a joke, but Nobuaki, the only one who knows the real meaning of it, fights against the "death" game that will soon begin…

The rules of the King's Game are as follows:
1. All class members must participate.
2. The order sent by King through email must be followed within 24 hours.
3. A punishment will be given to those who don't follow the order.
4. Quitting the King's Game halfway is forbidden.

(Source: MAL News)


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Sasaki, Tokihiro
Oomuro, Masakatsu
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"FEED THE FIRE" by coldrain

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"Lost Paradise" by Pile

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Dec 21, 2017
RebelPanda (All reviews)
“This show is fucking awful.”

The rules of the King’s Game are as follows:
1. All female characters must be appallingly sexualized, this is a MATURE show for ADULTS after all.
2. Every death has to be over-the-top and ridiculous, people like comedy relief, right?
3. Characters must never exercise common sense, how else would there be a conflict?
4. The plot must be as nonsensical as possible. We can just tell people it’s a “mystery”.

Ousama Game is revolting.
It’s not bad in a, "Wow this show has so much mindless violence," sort of way.
It's more like "Wow some perverted sicko was literally paid to animate their disgusting fetishes”.

I'm read more
Dec 21, 2017
AndoCommando (All reviews)
Survival anime are nothing new when looking back over the last few years. Shows such as Btooom!, Danganropa and Mirai Nikki are all based around a particular survival game and have all found moderate to massive popularity among anime fans. Even outside of anime, you just have to look at franchises like The Hunger Games and Maze Runner to see how successful the subgenre is. It’s clear that stories based around a group of characters, their impending doom and how they try to survive such are intriguing to a lot of people. But why is that? Personally, I believe these kinds of premises can present read more
Dec 21, 2017
Stark700 (All reviews)
2017 has been an underwhelming year for fanatics of horror and survival based anime. Taking a close look at the lineups, there were barely any at all and the only ones we’ve got were short series that were easily forgettable. Where does Ousama Game position itself on the board? Terrible doesn’t even begin to describe what this anime turned out to be. Ousama Game is a primal example of how desperately an anime tries to get viewers to appreciate. It’s a catastrophe that self-destructed from the very start that the meme of “so bad, it’s good” doesn’t even come to close to describe what it read more
Dec 21, 2017
KurataLordStage (All reviews)
The King’s Game Anime Review. Anime from the Rabbit Hole

The King's Game is the worst anime I have ever seen.
Am not kidding. The King's Game is the most terrible piece of shit I ever had sat through
I honestly shocked at the anime director’s ability to blow all expectations of god-awful anime that are popping out from the rabbit hole.
When I aware that was I say this is the worst anime I have seen that it comes with the expectations of this somehow being worse than the likes of Big Order, Handshakers, and Eromanga Sensei which before I saw this they were the worst animes I read more


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