Tenchi Souzou Design-bu


Heaven's Design Team

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Alternative Titles

English: Heaven's Design Team
Synonyms: Tenchisozo Design Bu, [Ten-De-Bu] What a strange animal!, Tendebu
Japanese: 天地創造デザイン部

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 7, 2021 to Mar 25, 2021
Premiered: Winter 2021
Broadcast: Thursdays at 23:30 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Asahi Production
Source: Manga
Genres: ComedyComedy, FantasyFantasy, Slice of LifeSlice of Life
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.171 (scored by 2069620,696 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #29762
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2257
Members: 58,484
Favorites: 195

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Synopsis

In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. He also sought after a wide variety of animals to populate the planet. However, he felt that it was too tiresome to think of new ideas within his criteria. To address this problem, God appointed an organization—the Heaven's Design Team—to do the work instead!

Shimoda is a newly-hired angel who serves as the mediator between God and the design team. As he steps into his role, he witnesses his coworkers conceive interesting ideas for many unique life forms according to God's desires. From giraffes and snakes to birds, anteaters, and everything in between, the possibilities for different animal species are endless!

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Characters & Voice Actors

Shimoda

Main
Enoki, Junya
Japanese

Ueda

Main
Hara, Yumi
Japanese

Mushi-bu

Supporting
Mizushima, Takahiro
Japanese

Unabara

Supporting
Takeuchi, Ryouta
Japanese

Kanamori

Supporting
Kishio, Daisuke
Japanese

Meido

Supporting
Oozora, Naomi
Japanese

Higuchi

Supporting
Tomari, Asuna
Japanese

Kimura

Supporting
Umehara, Yuuichirou
Japanese

Mizushima

Supporting
Suwabe, Junichi
Japanese

Yokota

Supporting
Oosaka, Ryouta
Japanese

Staff

Masui, Souichi
Director
Iida, Satoki
Sound Director
Enoki, Junya
Theme Song Performance
Hara, Yumi
Theme Song Performance


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Opening Theme

"Give It Up?" by 96neko (96猫)
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Ending Theme

"DESIGNED BY HEAVEN!" by Shimoda (Junya Enoki), Ueda (Yumo Hara)



Mar 25, 2021
MrBrawlz (All reviews)
Who cares if the average rating is not great? Who cares if someone says this anime isn't that good? Who cares if someone says there is no plot, just animals? If you want a fun slice of life to watch, this is a good choice.

Tenchi Souzou Design-bu or Heaven's Design Team is an anime where God (yes, literally God) has gotten tired from making animals himself that he branched it off to his angels or "employees" and they sit down to make animals. The angels are named after planets of the solar system and every one of them has some kind of specialty. For example, read more
Mar 27, 2021
PyraXadon (All reviews)
You know, if God really did ask for even half of Earth’s creatures to be made just on the whims of really vague requests, I’d believe it. Because nature is often times really fucking bizarre and the things that’re considered as ‘evolutionary advantages’ really test the limits of how ‘life finds a way’ no matter the situation. Fun, but also really…really weird.

Story:

Putting it simply, God got too bored or busy to make all of the animals on Earth, so he did as all corporations do and outsourced his work to a group of designers that have God himself be the main client to fulfill any read more
Mar 25, 2021
Luubie (All reviews)
The creation of the universe is an issue that always intrigues all of humanity. Curiosity has always been prevalent in trying to find some answer, logical or illogical, to unravel the mysteries contained in the immensity of planets, stars and life (in the case of Planet Earth).

The existence of God is also a recurring issue, being a possible solution for all creations. Among them, animals are some of the main jewels, true carriers of natural beauty in the world, in addition to being diverse. Some fly, others swim, others even crawl. This anime, Design-Bu, came up with an idea, a proposal: "How about doing a read more
Mar 25, 2021
KANLen09 (All reviews)
"Everything began, with the creation of the world. The Almighty God created everything: light, waters and the land. Then, He tried to make the creatures living on Earth: animals...or so, that was the plan. God thought He'd create them, but it became tedious, so He outsourced them instead"...to the only group that could: the Heaven's Design Team.

This Winter 2021 season is stacked on all fronts, but also in the edutational department as well? Sheesh, what a time to be alive! If there was ever an eulogy for the passing season, it'd go like this:
Dr. Stone: Teaches you all about the properties of Science, according to read more

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