Kokkoku

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: 刻刻
English: Kokkoku
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 8, 2018 to Mar 26, 2018
Premiered: Winter 2018
Broadcast: Mondays at 00:30 (JST)
Producers: Twin Engine
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: Geno Studio
Source: Manga
Genres: DramaDrama, MysteryMystery, SupernaturalSupernatural
Theme: PsychologicalPsychological
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Statistics

Score: 7.001 (scored by 6574465,744 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #39522
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1162
Members: 167,616
Favorites: 309

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Synopsis

Having failed 19 job interviews in one day, Juri Yukawa's dreams of moving out of her parents' home are utterly dashed. Stuck living with her working mother Nobuko, NEET brother Tsubasa, laid-off father Takafumi, and single-parent sister Sanae, the only hope for this family to raise a decent adult is her little nephew Makoto. However, this struggling family's life takes a turn for the worse when Makoto and Tsubasa are violently kidnapped by a mysterious organization and held for ransom. With only 30 minutes to deliver five million yen to the criminals, Juri's grandfather reveals a dangerously powerful secret to her and Takafumi.

By offering blood to her grandfather's mystical stone, the three enter the world of "Stasis," a version of their world where time stops for everyone but the users. Having arrived at their destination, their rescue efforts go awry when they are assailed by a surprising group of people who are somehow able to move around within Stasis. While all hope seems lost, a monstrous giant known as the Herald appears amidst the chaos, its intent and motivations as cryptic as the very nature of this timeless world.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Shiomi

Supporting
Uchida, Yuuya
Japanese

Sako

Supporting
Yoshino, Hiroyuki
Japanese

Yukawa, Sanae

Supporting
Nabatame, Hitomi
Japanese

Yukawa, Tsubasa

Supporting
Nojima, Hirofumi
Japanese

Yukawa, Takafumi

Supporting
Tsujitani, Kouji
Japanese

Staff

Fujita, Akiko
Sound Director
Suganuma, Eiji
Episode Director, Storyboard, Setting, Animation Director, Key Animation


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"Flashback" by MIYAVI vs. KenKen
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Ending Theme

"Asayake to Nettaigyo (朝焼けと熱帯魚)" by Boku no Lyric no Bouyomi (ぼくのりりっくのぼうよみ)



Mar 25, 2018
RebelPanda (All reviews)
Kokkoku is an ambitious failure. It failed to understand the limits of its budget, taking on far more than it could handle. Its story is illogical, the art is ugly as sin, the characters are frustrating, and its glacial pacing makes it one of the most boring thrillers I've ever seen. The many interesting themes it juggled are freezing time, a dysfunctional family, psychic powers, but Kokkoku wastes them on mediocre execution.

The dysfunctional Yukawa family are our main characters. It would be an understatement to say they don’t get along. They hit, yell at, and curse at each other. The main character and older read more
Mar 25, 2018
dadnaya (All reviews)
Let the time... STOP.

You are now stuck in a world where everything is frozen, except you. What now?

That's basically what Kokkoku is about, Juri and her group is stuck in the "Statis" along with the bad guys of course.

Review will contain minor spoilers, I guess.

Kokkoku started out as an interesting anime, interesting premise. Why are they stuck in the Statis? What is that world? And what is that huge creature shown in the OP (or the ending of the first episode?)

Many questions, some answered, some not, but meanwhile- The bad guys are taking place. Well, they want to research this statis, so they're bad. read more
Mar 25, 2018
AdolZeppeli (All reviews)
Back in time, when I was wandering around at the anime list of what were about to air in Winter Season, there were an specific anime I got attracted to: Kokkoku, the PV, the art and the synopsis looked great and quite different from what we normaly watch. But is it being different what makes an anime good? Not in this case. This review might be heavy on spoilers.

From my life time, I always wanted to stop time and do whatever I want, be it kissing girls, trying to finish my homework, trying to have more time at certain stuff, things like that. And when read more
Mar 27, 2018
Wotakunai (All reviews)
Why should you watch Kokkoku?

The story is Outstanding (10). Kokkoku is one of those stories that you didn't know until it was adapted to anime form and even if it was it is usually got overshadowed by mainstream or fan service anime. You can put this anime side by side with the likes of Kiseiju (Parasyte) and Elfen Lied mainly because of the story. The premise of another world or dimension existing alongside our reality is something really interesting especially for me to dive into. The moment you watch the first episode, you will immediately get sucked into the stasis until the last episode. Believe read more

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