Dies Irae: Reimei

Dies irae: The Dawning Days

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Synonyms: Day of Wrath, Dies Irae 00, Dies Irae Episode 0
Japanese: Dies irae (0) 黎明
English: Dies irae: The Dawning Days
German: Dies Irae: Folge 0 Morgenröte
Spanish: Dies Irae Episodio 0
French: Dies Irae: Épisode 0 L’aurore
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Type: Special
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 7, 2017
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: A.C.G.T.
Source: Visual novel
Genre: ActionAction
Theme: Super PowerSuper Power
Duration: 23 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 5.351 (scored by 1345113,451 users)
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Ranked: #117852
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Popularity: #4352
Members: 25,179
Favorites: 14

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Characters & Voice Actors


Sakakibara, Yui
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Fukunaga, Gen
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Masada, Takashi
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"Kadenz" by Yui Sakakibara


Oct 7, 2017
Hello. This is the first time I have written a Review on MAL.

I see that there is a certain polemic on this episode, so before giving my opinion on the episode, I will talk about this polemic and my point of view.

Basically, they had no way to produce an anime and it shows ... the animation is really not terrible. Nevertheless, I enjoyed this introductory episode, this passage that highlights Reinhard was not mandatory because the base a special episode and I find it nice to highlight it directly. I see that many expect a perfect adaptation, or other people who criticize because there are ...
Oct 8, 2017
Mixed Feelings
Being an episode 0, the story bounced around a lot, but it has good potential. It's been a while since I've watched a subbed anime, but I had been following this one for a while and its on the dubbed list to be done in a few weeks.
I've def since worse anime, but the animation was interesting and the concepts were something I've never seen before, like at the very beginning. I definitely wouldn't call it the worst I've seen, or bad because it was done very well. It's a fantasy story that's based in real world history so that was cool too. ...
Oct 7, 2017
A prologue to a series isn't exactly the easiest thing to do. You need to establish what'll happen in the main series proper in a bite sized amount of time, sort of like a demo. You give them a taste of what's to come, or at least tell them what they need to know in the hopes that they'll continue.

Dies Irae episode 0 is how not to do it.

A prologue is supposed to give a good first impression, and if it fails, we have the right to persecute and execute. Some people play the "it's just a prologue" card but that never works due to ...

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