Ikkitousen: Great Guardians

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Alternative Titles

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
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity

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Score: 6.741 (scored by 2727627,276 users)
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Ranked: #51392
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Popularity: #2371
Members: 61,951
Favorites: 75

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Synopsis

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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Staff

Ohata, Koichi
Director
Shimizu, Katsunori
Sound Director
Asami, Matsuo
Episode Director
Naitou, Mea
Storyboard


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"No x Limit!" by Ami
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Ending Theme

"Kage" by Asaha Rio



Aug 28, 2008
KaminaKai (All reviews)
As a guy who have watched all three seasons of Ikkitousen (also wrote review for each of them), I will be briefly going over a few pros and cons about this third season, named Great Guardians (GG).

Unlike the previous seasons which focused greatly on the story of Romance of the Three Kingdom, GG was different (primarily due to the apparent defeat of Sousou in Dragon Destiny). As some of you may already know, GG is completely original (*I treat it like a "filler" series*). So not much previous knowledge of the first 2 seasons are required in order to understand GG.

Story:
The story is very weak read more
Apr 25, 2009
santetjan (All reviews)
In this, the third Ikkitousen anime, it seems as if the makers simply didn't care anymore and threw all the pretence of a story out of the window. Instead of yet another thirteen episodes connected by some sub-par plot on ancient warriors reborn and duking it out, we get a plot device that is mostly there to have good girls do bad deeds in a ridiculous and consciously self-mocking fashion. It's actually a rather fun ride - if you don't mind the occasional badly animated bared breast.

As Ikkitousen: Great Guardians follows on two earlier anime the show assumes that the main characters and their general read more
Oct 11, 2016
GodBlessDXD (All reviews)
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.
Jun 12, 2022
lamaraptor (All reviews)
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 read more

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