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Japanese: LISTENERS リスナーズ
English: Listeners
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 4, 2020 to Jun 20, 2020
Premiered: Spring 2020
Broadcast: Saturdays at 01:55 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: MAPPA
Source: Original
Genre: Sci-FiSci-Fi
Themes: MechaMecha, MusicMusic
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 5.381 (scored by 2129821,298 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #116142
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2647
Members: 62,526
Favorites: 52

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Set in a world where the concept of music ceases to exist. The story begins when a boy encounters Myuu, a mysterious girl who possesses an audio input jack in her body. The two intermingle with the history of rock music and embark on an unforgettable journey.

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Herek, Samantha
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Andou, Hiroaki


Opening Theme

Apple Music
Amazon Music
Youtube Music
"Into the blue's" by ACCAMER

Ending Theme

1: "Muse" by μ (Rie Takahashi) (eps 1)
2: "Borders" by μ (Rie Takahashi) (eps 2)
3: "Slip out!" by μ (Rie Takahashi) (eps 3)
4: "Rainy lain" by μ (Rie Takahashi) (eps 4)
5: "Top of ocean" by μ (Rie Takahashi) (eps 5)
6: "Trauma" by μ (Rie Takahashi) (eps 6)
7: "Dilemma" by μ (Rie Takahashi) (eps 7)
8: "Fairy tale" by μ (Rie Takahashi) (eps 8)
9: "Slumber" by μ (Rie Takahashi) (eps 9)
10: "Love song" by μ (Rie Takahashi) (eps 10)
11: "Listeners" by μ (Rie Takahashi) (eps 11)
12: "Into the blue's (modern ver.)" by μ (Rie Takahashi) (eps 12)


Jul 1, 2020
This was the original creation of a guy whose name is "Jin" who created a lotta musical composition in a lot of anime, so basically this was his only anime creation and yet IMO he did a good job. Ok, here were my ratings:

Story-Good 7: Ok, so the story maybe the usual guy finds anthropomorphic girl and from there their adventure begins, but in this original anime, the adventure wasn't your typical one, cu'z it was more like an adventure of self discovery when involves a girl who has no idea that she's the baddie around here and a guy who save the day and ...
Jun 19, 2020
Mixed Feelings
In a Nutshell
Set in a post-apocalyptic world that has been terrorized by shadowy creatures known as Earless for far too long, the humanity is now to battle their inhuman enemies. The series focuses on a boy called Echo, who wants to join the fight against the Earless.

FLCL on Shrooms
It is quite obvious that something like ‘a boy finds a mystery girl and together they save the world’ sounds way too overused. Here, however, the show at least gives the girl with amnesia a personality. Let us see if this show even tries to be ‘somewhat’ unique. The boy is your Takkun (FLCL), or Simon ...
Jun 21, 2020
HEY! Listen!

“Listeners” is fucking garbage, and in most cases, I’d say you’d have to see it to believe it but I pray no one besides myself has to lay themselves bare to this level of unfiltered drek.

If the litmus test for a half-decent anime screen-writer is having listened to the musical stylings of Jimi Hendrix, Prince, and Pink Floyd (among many...many others), then you can consider most dads in the continental United States accomplished enough to pen something equal to or better than Listeners. This isn’t a show for music nerds or people who can appreciate the hallowed halls of surface-level dad-rock, no, no, ...

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