Zettai Karen Children


Psychic Squad

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Synonyms: Absolutely Lovely Children, ZKC
Japanese: 絶対可憐チルドレン
English: Psychic Squad
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Type: TV
Episodes: 51
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 6, 2008 to Mar 29, 2009
Premiered: Spring 2008
Broadcast: Sundays at Unknown
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: SynergySP
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, ComedyComedy, SupernaturalSupernatural
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.291 (scored by 1204712,047 users)
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Ranked: #27312
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Popularity: #3192
Members: 46,523
Favorites: 121

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Synopsis

They're cute, adorable and three of the most powerful Espers the world has ever seen: Kaoru, the brash psychokinetic who can move objects with her mind; Shiho, the sarcastic and dark natured psychometric able to pick thoughts from people's minds and read the pasts of inanimate objects like a book; and Aoi, the most collected and rational of the three, who has the ability to teleport herself and the others at will. So what to do with these potential psychic monsters in the making? Enter B.A.B.E.L., the Base of Backing ESP Laboratory, where hopefully "The Children" and others like them can become part of the answer to an increasing wave of psychic evolution. It's a win-win solution... Unless you're Koichi Minamoto, the overworked young man stuck with the unenviable task of field commanding a team of three pre-teen girls!

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Staff

Kawaguchi, Keiichirou
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Matsuoka, Hiroki
Sound Director
Watanabe, Shinichi
Episode Director, Storyboard
Hiroshi, Ikehata
Episode Director


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1: "Over The Future" by Karen Girl's (eps 1-26)
2: "MY WINGS" by Karen Girl's (eps 27-45, 47-51)
3: "MY WINGS feat.THE CHILDREN" by The Children' starring Aya Hirano, Ryoko Shiraishi, and Haruka Tomatsu (eps 46)
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Ending Theme

1: "Zettai love×love Sengen!! (絶対love×love宣言!!)" by The Children' starring Aya Hirano, Ryoko Shiraishi, and Haruka Tomatsu (eps 1-13)
2: "DATTE Daihonmei (DATTE 大本命)" by The Children' starring Aya Hirano, Ryoko Shiraishi, and Haruka Tomatsu (eps 14-26)
3: "Break+Your+Destiny" by Hyoubu Kyouske vs Minamoto Kouichi with Sakaki Shuuji starring Yusa Kouji+Nakamura Yuichi+Taniyama Kishou (eps 27-39)
4: "Soushuunhu (早春賦)" by The Children' starring Aya Hirano, Ryoko Shiraishi, and Haruka Tomatsu (eps 40-45, 47-50)
5: "Zettai love×love Sengen!! (絶対love×love宣言!!)" by Karen Girl's (eps 46)
6: "Over The Future" by Karen Girl's (eps 51)




Reviews

Mar 19, 2022
I am sure everyone who has watched this Anime would agree with me. Minamoto is a really irritating idealist who keeps on admonishing Hyoubu, saying he is the bane of all normals and some stupid stuff like that. He doesn't even try to understand Hyoubu's point of view.

Hyoubu is the SIGMA of the series. Other PANDRA members fall under the ALPHA category. Minamoto is a beta for sure. The other BABEL members are gamma's.

I have never seen such a bland characterization for a protagonist(Self-Proclaimed) Minamoto, who always spews idealist stuff and blames everything on Hyoubu and PANDRA. He doesn't even know the dark ...
Jul 30, 2016
Let's start with my favorite parts of the show: The main Antagonist

Kyosuke for me is interesting, he's cool, he's likable, he's funny, and I have never wanted to join the villains organization more than I want to join PANDRA, Even the members are awesome.

Then there are the main characters in BABEL, now if I wasn't going to join PANDRA, and I was an Esper(#Esper_master_race), I would join BABEL maybe. That's because while I like most of the characters in BABEL, most of them should be fired or sent to prison. The chief is the the absolute worst character in the show, he wastes resources ...
Mar 9, 2015
Mixed Feelings
Zettai Karen Children is a shounen action-comedy focused on a government organization called BABEL tasked with serving as mediators in hostilities between espers and humans. Among the organization and main focus of the series are a trio of powerful esper 10-year old girls called "The Children" who are chaperoned by Koichi Minamoto. The series explores the developing bond that occurs with Minamoto and The Children, as well as the group and BABEL coming at odds with several enemy organizations who have differing views on the future that espers can bring to humans to the world.

Zettai Karen mixes around comedic and serious moments in exploring its ...

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