Ikkitousen: Great Guardians

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Japanese: 一騎当千: Great Guardians
French: Ikki Tousen Saison 3: Great Guardians
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jun 11, 2008 to Aug 27, 2008
Premiered: Summer 2008
Broadcast: Wednesdays at 09:30 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: Arms
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, EcchiEcchi
Themes: Martial ArtsMartial Arts, SchoolSchool, Super PowerSuper Power
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity


Score: 6.721 (scored by 2863328,633 users)
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Ranked: #54022
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Popularity: #2536
Members: 66,700
Favorites: 88

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Hakufu's dreams of participating in new fights and tournaments are put on hold as new obstacles block her path. Her friends have lost faith in her, new enemies appear, and a younger sister she never knew existed suddenly shows up on her doorstep. If Hakufu ever hopes to compete worldwide, she's going to have to deal with her issues at home first.

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"No x Limit!" by Ami

Ending Theme

"Kage" by Asaha Rio


Jun 12, 2022
I enjoyed this season a bit more than the previous one. I liked that for the most part, the story felt a lot more grounded and simple and it embraced a lot of a goofiness afforded by the setting. I hate when shows with such a clearly stupid premise start trying to take themselves too seriously, so it was nice that the first half was pretty lighthearted and focused on slice of life character stuff. That said the second half did start to drag a bit as more and more characters fell prey to the same mind control shtick, they probably just did it one ...
Oct 11, 2016
Most of the Ikkitousen series is a nightmare. But since season 3 feels like it completely abandons its old dry plot, there's almost a whole new story that is actually bearable and decent. With a much better story line, the fanservice now becomes worth it. That being said, Ikkitousen does a great job upholding the ecchi tag. So if you're a titty-hatin' queer, go ahead and move on. Additionally, this season features a ton of god's gift to anime, Ryofu. Season 3 has a few good battles to offer as well. All in all, this is the best Ikkitousen has to offer.
Dec 7, 2015
Mixed Feelings
Great Guardians is apparently the third in the Ikkitosen series. However, I'm reviewing this one fresh to the franchise.

First off, I have no idea how these girls move around as they must have an incredibly huge burden on their shoulders. Other than that, expect unusually weak clothing that must be made out of thin paper. In any case, if you're at all sensitive to ecchi series, high levels of fan-service, or full frontal nudity I'd recommend you steer clear of this.

It you are able to handle these, then Great Guardians offers you a modest story line with some interesting characters. The series is focused around ...

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It’s time to ditch the text file.
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