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Hakyuu Houshin Engi

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English: Hakyu Hoshin Engi
Japanese: 覇穹 封神演義


Type: TV
Episodes: 23
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 12, 2018 to Jun 29, 2018
Premiered: Winter 2018
Broadcast: Fridays at 22:00 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: C-Station
Source: Manga
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 5.701 (scored by 2,025 users)
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Ranked: #84072
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Popularity: #3353
Members: 14,447
Favorites: 17
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When his clan is wiped out by a beautiful demon, young Taikobo finds himself in charge of the mysterious Houshin Project. Its mission: find all immortals living in the human world and seal them away forever. But who do you trust—and whose side are you really on—when you've been trained to hunt demons by a demon?

(Source: VIZ Media)


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Characters & Voice Actors

Ono, Kensho
Li, Nataku
Furukawa, Makoto
Hikasa, Yoko
Toriumi, Kousuke
Maeno, Tomoaki
Nakamura, Yuuichi
Sakurai, Takahiro
Kou, Tenka
Chou Kou Mei
Okitsu, Kazuyuki
Ou Tenkun
Okamoto, Nobuhiko


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#1: "Keep the Heat and Fire Yourself Up" by Fear, and Loathing in Las Vegas
#2: "Treasure in Your Hands" by Fear, and Loathing in Las Vegas

Edit Ending Theme

#1: "Madoi Mirai (間遠い未来)" by Nagi Yanagi
#2: "Mukei no Outline (無形のアウトライン)" by Nagi Yanagi

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Jun 29, 2018
Yasaal (All reviews)

Over the course of my anime watching pastime, I was fortunate enough to have been acquainted with anime that were high in both rating and quality and this never experienced a time when I watched an “underrated” anime, one which was a great anime but it's rating didn't justify it at all, or an anime that was not popular and deserved more attention, life isn't always fair, and as such, Hakyuu Houshin Engi was sadly caught under the web of both these unfortunate situations mainly because of the manga elitists (or sourcefags as the casual internet term coined it).

Before we begin, I'll cover the external read more
Jun 29, 2018
Karhu (All reviews)
Hakyu Houshin Engi is every generic fighting tournament shonen anime in a nutshell. It hasn't even masked itself to look like something else. It simply does not care, and frankly neither do I.

Most viewers will not like this anime for two simple reasons: It's not very good and most of all, not very enjoyable either. It walks the path of mediocrity without even trying to be anything. The outcome is very bland and a total lackluster.

This adaptation did surprisingly many questionable choices. First and foremost is the lack of introduction. Viewers are quite directly thrown into a random world around random characters. Nothing read more
Mar 2, 2018
Sandshrew2 (All reviews)
I love the Houshin Engi manga, so when I saw it was going to receive another anime, I was hopeful this one would cover the whole story and do a decent job on its adaptation. Sadly, I was wrong. The first episode already shows, for the worse, big differences between the two. The story is badly told, you can't understand much if you don't know it already. It also doesn't cover all the facts you should know and rushes in a way you feel dizzy from watching.
I still recommend the manga, but this anime shouldn't exist.
Ah, the opening song is good, at least.
Feb 21, 2018
cesark1234 (All reviews)
Well hakyuu houshin engi what a clusterf*ck of emotions this is.I still wonder why im watching it.

the story:
Coeherent storytelling? pfft who needs that, all you need is a bunch of cool looking locales and scenery to tell a story.Seriously the passing of this anime is horrendous, if you advert your eyes for mere seconds you lose any track of where you were since this anime just likes to skip around in places to deviate your attention from the unholy characters this show pretains, introducing new characters basically every episode only to be done with them by the end of such, voiding them of any further read more


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