Grimms Notes The Animation
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Japanese: グリムノーツ


Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 11, 2019 to Mar 29, 2019
Premiered: Winter 2019
Broadcast: Fridays at 01:58 (JST)
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: Brain's Base
Source: Game
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, FantasyFantasy, MagicMagic
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.031 (scored by 64386,438 users)
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Ranked: #78372
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Popularity: #2730
Members: 30,779
Favorites: 57
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The game takes place in a world created by beings known as "Story Tellers." At birth, all inhabitants of this world are bestowed with a "book of fate" where all their lives are written in advance. However, rogue Story Tellers known as Chaos Tellers are writing bad events into people's books without them knowing. It is up to the holders of blank books of fate to seek out the Chaos Tellers and restore the world.

(Source: ANN)


Grimms Notes the Animation is an adaptation of Grimms Notes, a mobile role-playing game for Android and iOS. The global version of the game was shut down on January 10, 2019.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Osaka, Ryota
Ueda, Reina
Kubota, Miyu
Eguchi, Takuya
Kubota, Miyu
Yuuki, Aoi
Ueda, Reina
Hood, Robin
Majima, Junji
Quichotte, Don
Taneda, Risa


Sugawara, Seiki
Gou, Fumiyuuki
Sound Director
Nishimori, Akira
Episode Director
Mano, Akira
Episode Director

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"Innocent Notes" by Ayana Taketatsu

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"Endless Notes" by i☆Ris

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Mar 28, 2019
Krunchyman (All reviews)
“Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the greatest MAL user of them all?” — Krunchyman

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The great majority of people have encountered fairy tales at some phase in their life. Stories such as Snow White, The Little Red Riding Hood, and Cinderella have been around for centuries, and, in fact, were compiled into a single book by Jakob and Wilhelm read more
Apr 27, 2019
Demundo (All reviews)
Just a warning note, I knew of the game and have played it at the time of its release. However, even though I did enjoy and see great potential in its story line, I still dropped playing the game pretty early on since I saw no chance of an ending to the game's plot. This review will be heavily affected by that experience.

Also, this review will have heavy spoilers for the series and only serves as a view to it instead of a conclusion. If you really want to know what it's like, try the series out anyway.

For the first thing, as I mentioned read more
Mar 29, 2019
LegendAqua (All reviews)
Kingdom Hearts: Brothers Grimm Edition!

Mobile game anime adaptation has distilled what with the revival of isekai animes and whatnot but seeing, Grimms Notes The Animation and LA's attitude towards mobile game adaptations of it piquing LA's interest towards the mobile game itself, does the anime do any favours?

Grimms Notes The Animation takes place in a world where everyone has books that tells of their fate and the people are cordoned off in "Story Zones", but "Chaos Tellers" invade writing and twisting the fates of the Story Zones, but it's up to those with blank books to change fate and realign the Story Zones to their read more
Mar 30, 2019
Animeprophet951 (All reviews)
If you want to know whether you should watch this anime, the most basic notion I can give you of it is that it delivers very visceral enjoyment- good music and clean art, a bit of action, the glee of seeing how they adapt each tale, and so on...however, in what I surmise to be the result of a far too direct adaptation, this anime fell quite short of what it could have been. It's a classic case of a jaw-dropping premise resulting in work with a pile of wasted potential. It can be enjoyed, I certainly did, but don't expect any life-changing experience out read more

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