Ingress the Animation

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Type: TV
Episodes: 11
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 18, 2018 to Dec 27, 2018
Premiered: Fall 2018
Broadcast: Thursdays at 00:55 (JST)
Producers: Fuji TV, NIANTIC
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: Craftar Studios
Source: Game
Genres: ActionAction, MysteryMystery, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Theme: Strategy GameStrategy Game
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 6.301 (scored by 81348,134 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #76672
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #3809
Members: 27,096
Favorites: 33

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A project was launched where scientists discovered a mysterious substance that can interface directly with the human brain. This substance, called "Exotic Matter (XM)," has existed since ancient times, influencing human minds and the progress of humanity. In the wake of this discovery, a battle of powerful nations and corporate giants has been unleashed. Organizations across the globe have embarked on a secret race to exploit XM. It represents both an opportunity and a threat to humanity. Two Factions seeks to control the XM. The Enlightened view XM's power as a gift that enhances human experience and discovery. The Resistance sees XM as a hostile takeover of the human mind, choosing technology as humanity's best path forward. XM, and the mystery behind it lie at the center of this battle for the fate of humanity.

2018—Now, a new struggle is about to unfold in Tokyo and across the globe. Dangerous and powerful forces seeking to exploit the potential of XM will collide. This groundbreaking project will mark the beginning of an epic augmented-reality experience combining the three elements of animation, location-based gaming, and the real world.

(Source: MAL News)


All eleven episodes were released on October 18, 2020 on Netflix. Regular TV broadcast began on the same day on Fuji TV's +Ultra block.

Characters & Voice Actors


Ishii, Tomohiko
Producer, Sound Director
Sakuragi, Yuuhei


Opening Theme

Apple Music
Amazon Music
Youtube Music
"Tessellate" by alt-J

Ending Theme

"In Cold Blood" by alt-J

Nov 30, 2018
Mixed Feelings
"Now that Netflix has released two garbage-tier cop shows with supernatural elements in a row, I wonder what they gonna do next..."

Ingress the Animation is the third cop show with supernatural elements Netflix has decided to release this year, but it's not exactly as awful as the other two. I have absolute no idea who is greenlighting these, but please, stop.


We have 3 main leads here and they are called: Jack Norman, but I will proceed to call him Jack Normal in this review because he is so Normal that even his first name is Jack. Sarah Coppola -- whose last name, indeed, is of ...
Nov 27, 2018
Review might contain small spoilers/references. Watched this with the Italian sub. Also never played the game this is based on, so my review judges what I've seen animated and not if it follows the source material.

This show is a mixed bag in my opinion. First, if you dislike fully CGI anime (such as Ajin) this might not be for you. All the characters are done in CGI, it's not bad, but not really good either. Sometimes the movement, especially during walking or talking feels and looks weird. Backgrounds and action scenes are nicely made, car chases care also animated nicely in CGI.

Plot is ...
Jun 6, 2019
I know little to nothing about the history or production of either Ingress the Game or Ingress the Animation so my assumptions may well be off, however this anime reeks of a soulless promotion piece. A piece of animation made with no intention of actually being good, with no passion to tell a tale. A piece of animation made solely to promote a video game, which I never played.

Ingress the Animation is really unique... It's rare to stumble upon something with this much raw suckage. This anime features truly horrendous CGI in a time where ugly, cheap CGI is becoming commonplace with the only anime ...

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