Date A Live IV

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Synonyms: Date A Live 4, Date A Live Fourth Season, DAL 4
Japanese: デート・ア・ライブⅣ
English: Date A Live IV
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 8, 2022 to Jun 24, 2022
Premiered: Spring 2022
Broadcast: Fridays at 22:00 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Geek Toys
Source: Light novel
Genres: ComedyComedy, RomanceRomance, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Theme: HaremHarem
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 7.801 (scored by 6303863,038 users)
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Ranked: #9062
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Popularity: #996
Members: 215,849
Favorites: 3,220

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Despite the numerous challenges he has overcome so far, Shidou Itsuka's mission with Ratatoskr is far from over. In a departure from his daily routine, Shidou encounters a starving woman lying on the street and ends up helping her. After the two arrive at her apartment, the woman introduces herself as Nia Honjou—a popular manga artist working under a pen name. However, cutting straight to the chase, Nia reveals that she is also a Spirit and is aware of Shidou's secret operation.

Interested in seeing his charisma firsthand, Nia challenges Shidou to win her over on a date. As he strives for an opportunity to seal her powers, Shidou learns more about Nia and her history with Deus Ex Machina Industries, a name he is all too familiar with...

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Date A Live IV was scheduled to premiere in October 2021, but was delayed to 2022 due to various undisclosed circumstances.

The series was released on Blu-ray and DVD in two volumes from August 24, 2022 to September 28, 2022.

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"OveR" by Miyu Tomita

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"S.O.S" by sweet ARMS

Jun 24, 2022
Date a Live has been passed around like an unwanted step child from studio to studio over the years. Luckily, it seems like it finally has a home in GEEKTOYS that are not only committed to faithfully adapting the story, but enhancing it where necessary. Finally, people who haven’t read the LN can find out why this series is so loved.

Seasons 1-3 of Date a Live were riddled with a slew of quality issues. From pacing and cut content, to subpar animation and art, major quality of life improvements were needed. While on the surface DAL may seem like a generic harem romcom, there’s actually ...
Jun 24, 2022
4 years, 4 seasons, 4 studios, 1 spin-off series, 1 honorable decade's anniversary to live by, and hundred and thousands of people's lives changed.

It's pretty much said that out of all the series that has managed to survive the endless years of growing popularity and reputation despite the good and the bad, it's gotta be novelist Koushi Tachibana with his acclaimed LN series Date A Live that has now in this year (2022), reached its 10th Anniversary milestone. That, which is already a damn remarkable achievement in and of itself with the LN having spanned from 2011 to 2020, a full 9 years of what ...
Jun 24, 2022
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I am editing my review, as I've seen multiple mistakes within my review.
Date a live IV was an absolute blast. The animation is clean and the art is looking as bright as ever. I never thought that the studio that animated the beautiful Date a bullet movies would be animating season four. My expectations for date a live IV were high, and they did just enough for me.

The story continues with Shido Itsuka and his spirits trying to seal other spirits.

The story is as great as usual. It isn't dull and it was continuing to get better each episode. Some ...

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