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Japanese: デカダンス


Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 8, 2020 to Sep 23, 2020
Premiered: Summer 2020
Broadcast: Wednesdays at 23:30 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: Nut
Source: Original
Genres: ActionAction, Sci-FiSci-Fi, AdventureAdventure
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.571 (scored by 5272752,727 users)
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Ranked: #13742
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Popularity: #847
Members: 160,414
Favorites: 453
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Many years have passed since humanity was driven to the brink of extinction by the sudden emergence of the unknown life forms Gadoll. Those humans that survived now dwell in a 3000m-high mobile fortress Deca-dence built to protect themselves from the Gadoll threat.

Denizens of Deca-dence fall into two categories: Gears, warriors who fight the Gadoll daily, and Tankers, those without the skills to fight. One day, Natsume, a Tanker girl who dreams of becoming a Gear meets surly Kaburagi, an armor repairman of Deca-dence.

This chance meeting between the seemingly two opposites, the girl with a positive attitude who never gives up on her dreams and the realist who has given up on his, will eventually shake the future course of this world.

(Source: Official Site)


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Theme Song Performance
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Theme Song Performance


Opening Theme

"Theater of Life" by Konomi Suzuki (鈴木このみ) (eps 2-11)

Ending Theme

"Kioku no Hakobune (記憶の箱舟)" by Kashitarou Itou (伊東歌詞太郎) (eps 2-12)

Sep 23, 2020
KANLen09 (All reviews)
"The world must be rid of bugs." Sorry, let me rephrase that: "The world NEEDS bugs." With all that: Login/Logout of the Deca-Dence. "It is for me to decide which WORLD to live in!"

Never have I been THIS pumped-up and excited for original anime, because unique shows are a dime a dozen of few hits and many misses. But in the case of Deca-Dence, I can confidently say that it was a constant harbinger of expectations running wild and subverting them all at the same time of questioning me: "What comes next? What should I (not) anticipate?" And I was blown away each and every read more
Sep 23, 2020
Omegeria (All reviews)
Alright this is my favourite anime of all time, obviously a big statement to start a review with. I obviously don't expect anyone else to think so highly of the series, but I genuinely do think it is a masterpiece. I also don't like breaking anime down by how MAL does reviews numerically, but eh I'll give it a go.

Story: 10
This is a fast-paced anime, it's a 12 episode original. Keep that in mind, personally I think the pacing is well done. Every episode has its own direction in terms of what it wants to do if that makes sense, but it's still under one read more
Sep 23, 2020
Marinate1016 (All reviews)
It's rare to get a good original anime these days. Most of what gets made are Light Novel and manga adaptations. Yet, Deca-Dence managed to arrive out of nowhere and give us 12 weeks of greatness. Unfortunately, it was always going to be difficult to compete with Re:Zero airing at the same time and on the same day, but for those of us who did get a chance to view the show, we saw something special.

From the same studio that brought us Youjo Senki, Deca-Dence is unlike anything I've personally ever seen, and the closest I could compare it to plot-wise would be Guren read more
Sep 23, 2020
Stark700 (All reviews)
You know what I need these days? An original sci-fi adventure. I honestly can’t remember the last original sci-fi anime that gave me a lasting impression. But luckily in the Summer Season of 2020, we have this show called Deca-Dence, an original science fiction animated by studio NUT. But did it leave a solid impression?

Judging by the synopsis alone tells me exactly what to expect initially. We have the post-apocalyptic setting with humanity on the brink of distinction. Humanity fights to survive in this dark age and we follow the journey of two characters – Natsume and Kaburagi, with very distinctive backgrounds. Coming into this read more

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