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Japanese: グランベルム


Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 6, 2019 to Sep 27, 2019
Premiered: Summer 2019
Broadcast: Saturdays at 01:55 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Nexus
Source: Original
Genre: FantasyFantasy
Theme: MechaMecha
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.701 (scored by 1482214,822 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #50952
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2620
Members: 46,639
Favorites: 122

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Long ago, magic was abundant and enriched the lives of all people until its usage in war. To end the chaos, seven of the most powerful mages gave up their lives in order to seal all magic. Now, almost one thousand years later, their magic seal Magiaconatus hosts Granbelm, a monthly series of battles meant to determine who among its participants is worthy of the title of Princeps, the one true mage.

On the night of a full moon, high school student Mangetsu Kohinata is suddenly transported to an illusionary world where six mages are participating in Granbelm. Mistaken for an enemy mage, Mangetsu is attacked by two mages until she is rescued by Shingetsu Ernesta Fukami and her Armanox Viola Katze. However, when Shingetsu is ambushed for protecting her, Magiaconatus grants Mangetsu the Armanox White Lily, allowing her to fight off Shingetsu's assailant. Overwhelmed by the revelations presented to her, Mangetsu decides to help her new friend fight in Granbelm and make her wish come true.

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Episode Videos

Characters & Voice Actors


Watanabe, Masaharu
Aoi, Eir
Theme Song Performance
Theme Song Performance, Theme Song Lyrics, Inserted Song Performance
Suehiro, Kenichiro


Opening Theme

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"Tsuki wo Ou Mayonaka (月を追う真夜中)" by Eir Aoi

Ending Theme

1: "Negai (願い)" by Uru (eps 1-6)
2: "Scenery" by Uru (eps 7)

Sep 27, 2019
phiraeth (All reviews)
"I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us. For the creation waits in eager expectation for the children of God to be revealed. For the creation was subjected to frustration, not by its own choice, but by the will of the one who subjected it, in hope that the creation itself will be liberated from its bondage to decay and brought into the freedom and glory of the children of God."

- Romans, 8:18

Have you ever wondered why you’re alive? It seems like such a silly question, one that a lot of people wouldn’t really read more
Sep 27, 2019
Fircoal (All reviews)
The problem with anime and edge is that so often you get edge for the sake of edge rather than edge as the result of well thought out ideas and the natural conclusion of events. And while Granbelm tries to be interesting with its edge, it fails massively and comes off as yet another edgefest that has no idea how to write its ideas well.

The biggest rub is that Granbelm does have some good ideas. There is intrigue in a competition where girls compete to be the sole magical entity in the world. The premise is a bit forced but there is a lot to read more
Sep 27, 2019
Pipe (All reviews)
When I was beginning to watch Granbelm, I thought another generic series with an average plot and awful characters. Well, this is the time to retract and eat my own words. Granbelm is a good show, underestimated and hated by anime enthusiasts for no reason; One cause cannot be that the director of Granbelm is the same as Re: Zero. Besides, a score below 7.0 is not valid for a series that has some substance, emotion, an acceptable story, and some charming characters.

From my perspective, Granbelm's story is the strongest point in the series. The plot configures two worlds where all the characters interact. These read more
Sep 27, 2019
AdolZeppeli (All reviews)
Granbelm was a really misunderstood anime, many people didn't give it the chance it deserved, quickly digging a grave for it and was left forgotten until Granbelm started to stand by itself, and surprisingly, Granbelm managed to exceed my expectations, being one of the best this season. (Warning, slight spoilers ahead)

Granbelm starts as Fate~ish battle royale with taints of Madoka Magika, employing mechas that are called Armanox, where Mangetsu (our MC) suddenly gets warped into another dimension (If you ask, this isn't an isekai, it's just an alternate reality that takes place each full moon, where our girls will fight) And gets targeted by other read more


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