Gleipnir

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Alternative Titles

English: Gleipnir
Japanese: グレイプニル

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 5, 2020 to Jun 28, 2020
Premiered: Spring 2020
Broadcast: Sundays at 23:30 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: Pine Jam
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, MysteryMystery, SupernaturalSupernatural, EcchiEcchi, SeinenSeinen
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Statistics

Score: 7.061 (scored by 8068280,682 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #33552
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #601
Members: 215,430
Favorites: 1,335
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Synopsis

Shuuichi Kagaya is what one would consider an average high school student, but sometimes, he turns into a monster. He doesn't know how or why he got his abilities, only that he would prefer no one knows about them. One night, he finds a building ablaze with a girl trapped inside. Deciding to save her, he transforms and carries her to safety, but accidentally drops his phone.

The next day, the girl he saved—Claire Aoki—finds him and confronts him about his monster identity. She even goes so far as to push him off the school roof to prove her theory after Shuuichi denies her allegations. Desperate to save himself, he transforms, and Claire snaps a picture in order to blackmail him into telling her everything he knows about monsters, which, ironically, isn't much.

As it turns out, Claire has a secret of her own: she has been searching for her sister, who also became a monster. She enlists Shuuichi's help to track her down, but they aren't the only ones searching for answers.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Alien

Supporting
Sakurai, Takahiro
Japanese

Sanbe, Tadanori

Supporting
Yasumoto, Hiroki
Japanese

Hikawa

Supporting
Ishigami, Shizuka
Japanese

Subaru

Supporting
Taichi, You
Japanese

Ikeuchi

Supporting
Chiba, Shouya
Japanese

Staff

Yoneda, Kazuhiro
Director
Nagasaki, Yukio
Sound Director
Mili
Theme Song Performance
H-el-ical//
Theme Song Performance, Theme Song Lyrics


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Opening Theme

"Altern-ate-" by H-el-ical//
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Ending Theme

"Ame to Taieki to Nioi (雨と体液と匂い)" by Mili



Jun 28, 2020
wape (All reviews)
Are you ready?

I'm going inside. You're so sticky and wet. I'm going all the way in. It's so warm and fits just nice. Does it hurt? We're one now.

I'm just a mere being wandering on the hellhole that is earth and as such I don't deserve anything worthy of praise. But when Gleipnir knocked out my doorstep I straight away knew that this was the gift I've always wanted. Yes, because Gleipnir is more than an anime. It's a new experience to be witnessed at least once in our dismally life. Something that would make our hearts go full uwu.

Gleipnir isn't the usual story. It's read more
Jun 28, 2020
Stark700 (All reviews)
Gleipnir, what could we ever do in a world without you? A whole lot actually. For instance, I don’t have to suffer every week watching some kid in a creepy mascot animal outfit running around. Watching Gleinpir was not a pleasant experience and by unpleasant, I mean the type of unpleasant that makes you want to turn the television off.

First of all, let’s ask ourselves, just what the hell is Gleipnir? It’s not a real word but a creation made by Sun Takeda. With that out of the way, you may probably want to take a closer glance at the synopsis because it’s full of read more
Jun 28, 2020
Pyro81300 (All reviews)
--THERE ARE NO SPOILERS IN THIS REVIEW--

What if I told you an anime could be surprisingly well animated, have characters that get solid development, a fairly interesting story with plenty of mystery and action, a BANGER of a soundtrack, all of this combined...while still absolutely being edgy, ecchi trash? That is Gleipnir in a nutshell. It’s nothing amazing and there’s an argument for it just being a “surprisingly good ecchi show”, but I see it more as a genuinely good show with effort put in that just also has a ton of fanservice and innuendos. Having been caught up on the manga, without spoiling anything read more
Jun 28, 2020
Triginta (All reviews)
Why Gleipnir?
In Norse mythology, Gleipnir means the "open one". Gleipnir is the binding that holds the mighty wolf Fenrir (the first son of the God Loki). Fenrir was so strong, that even the Gods were afraid of the power of the wolf God. They attempted to bind Fenrir twice before with huge chains of metal, but Fenrir was able to break free both times. Therefore, they commissioned the dwarves to forge a chain that was impossible to break. To create a chain to achieve the impossible, the dwarves fashioned the chain out of six supposedly impossible to fashion things, and so the chain able to read more

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