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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: 5.371 (scored by 1985019,850 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #112512
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2440
Members: 58,388
Favorites: 48

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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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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)

Jun 21, 2020
Goober-fish (All reviews)
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, read more
Jun 19, 2020
NotCat (All reviews)
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 read more
Jul 1, 2020
JiangHaoyi1979 (All reviews)
Ok, top 3 reviewers of this original anime, obviously don't have any love for this and IMAO, they basically have no appreciations for the music and art that this original presents......Now, I don't know if any of them reviewers around here notices that 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 read more
Jun 19, 2020
robert788 (All reviews)
Listeners (2020)

First off this is a show that will be slated and in some cases for good reason but at the same time, it is a bit harsh. I think this would have benefited having more than 12 episodes but not as many as 24. Perhaps the ending should have been an OVA immediately released to allow it to spread more of the story.

The show itself does contain a pretty basic plot and it is also one that does a full 360. In this I mean we have an event that causes a war-like scenario which is then repeated to have a different ending. read more

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