Burn the Witch

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Japanese: BURN THE WITCH
German: Burn The Witch
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Type: ONA
Episodes: 3
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 2, 2020
Licensors: VIZ Media
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, FantasyFantasy
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 21 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.131 (scored by 121699121,699 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #36062
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #988
Members: 250,651
Favorites: 682

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Synopsis

Although citizens of London view dragons as a fairy-tale myth, statistics confirm that 72% of the city's deaths are caused by these grotesque beings. Unable to see them, the public is oblivious to their existence. However, in a mirror dimension to "Front London," exists a place where dragons can be seen with the naked eye—"Reverse London."

Ninny Spangcole is a member of a popular girl group. But in Reverse London, she works as a "Witch" at Wing Bind—an organization that dispatches agents to exterminate the beasts and protect the citizens of both Londons using magic. Ninny and her partner, Noel Niihashi, in addition to their jobs, safeguard Baldo Ywain Parks, a young man with an odd connection to the dragons.

Thanks to the Wing Bind's hard work, there were no fatal dragon attacks for almost a century. But the peace shatters when Baldo's presence unexpectedly causes a Dark Dragon to wreak havoc in the city. The witches are further inconvenienced when Ninny's troublesome former bandmate appears in Reverse London—in tandem with another powerful dragon.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Background

Burn the Witch is based on an action fantasy one-shot manga by Tite Kubo and takes place in the Bleach universe.

In October 2020, Burn the Witch collaborated with the mobile gacha game Bleach: Brave Souls, where Ninny Spangcole, Noel Niihashi, and Bruno Bangnyfe feature as playable characters.

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Staff

Miyoshi, Keiichirou
Sound Director
Masuda, Atsuhito
Episode Director, Storyboard


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"Blowing" by NiL

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Reviews

Jun 29, 2024
Over all this was a good watch and I am looking forward to what is next. The show is a bit too "anime" for my taste with the obsession over 'panties', arguments over first name/last name, In school? For some reason and the mc being an... idol? Maybe? Other then these small basic quoms about the show, it was beautifully animated, had a compelling world and interesting enough power/magic system. I really just hope this is just in the world of bleach but has nothing to do with it. I personally think bleaches story is atrocious and terribly written and very convoluted for no reason. ...
Apr 9, 2024
Mixed Feelings
It's always upsetting to see such a good-looking show end up being all form over substance. Unfortunately, things such as stellar animation, beautiful colours, interesting looking art style, and cool character designs can't carry the overall chaotic direction and extremely rushed, poorly written plot.

"Burn the Witch" offers a very nice and intriguing setting that serves as mere background to a story that's just half-baked. Half-baked, because how would one call a situation when viewers are supposed to care about anything and anyone, when all they learn throughout the show is that "this place exists, this person exists as well"? Why do viewers have to learn ...
Jul 18, 2022
FunnyFunny
I am going to start with the positives first. The animation is amazing, to the point that I feel bad the it going to be associated with this show's everything else. Also, it had some interesting worldbuilding ideas but it didn't explore that nearly enough.


Ok that's the positives, now the negatives. The story feels both rushed and stalled at all times, I'm not even sure how that's possible. Things will just happen as if it was an already established, meaning there is little no explanation why things happen, but then there will be a 10 minutes of talking about nothing with characters we never met.

This ...

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Recent Forum Discussion

Poll: Burn the Witch Episode 1 Discussion ( 1 2 3 )
anime-prime - Oct 1, 2020
138 repliesby Muow »»
May 9, 1:31 AM
Poll: Burn the Witch Episode 3 Discussion
Adnash - Apr 8
0 repliesby Adnash »»
Apr 8, 11:20 PM
Poll: Burn the Witch Episode 2 Discussion
Adnash - Apr 7
0 repliesby Adnash »»
Apr 7, 11:40 PM
Who is better Ninny or Noel?
DSAO086 - Jan 3
20 repliesby Koukyoukyoku »»
Jan 5, 9:53 AM
Your favorite character in Burn the Witch(ANIME ONLY)
DSAO086 - Jan 3
9 repliesby oogaboogascary »»
Jan 4, 7:51 PM