Meikyuu Black Company

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: The Dungeon of Black Company
Japanese: 迷宮ブラックカンパニー

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 9, 2021 to Sep 24, 2021
Premiered: Summer 2021
Broadcast: Fridays at 22:30 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: SILVER LINK.
Source: Manga
Genres: ComedyComedy, FantasyFantasy
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.361 (scored by 4086440,864 users)
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Ranked: #21322
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Popularity: #1405
Members: 119,322
Favorites: 540

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Synopsis

Kinji, who lacks any kind of work ethic, is a layabout in his modern life. One day, he finds himself transported to another world—but not in a grand fantasy of a hero welcomed with open arms. He's immediately shoved into a terrible job! Now enslaved by an evil mining company in a fantasy world, Kinji's about to really learn the meaning of hard work!

(Source: Seven Seas Entertainment)

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Characters & Voice Actors

Shia

Supporting
Toda, Megumi
Japanese

Meikyuu Ari A

Supporting
Matsuoka, Yoshitsugu
Japanese

Shubach, Veruza

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Satou, Satomi
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Goblin Joushi

Supporting
Takagi, Wataru
Japanese

Staff

Minato, Mirai
Director
Koizumi, Kisuke
Sound Director
HOWL BE QUIET
Theme Song Arrangement, Theme Song Performance
Mieno, Hitomi
Series Composition


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Opening Theme

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"Shimi (染み)" by HOWL BE QUIET
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Ending Theme

"World is Mine (ワールドイズマイン)" by Humbreaders (ハンブレッダーズ)



Sep 24, 2021
BillyCx (All reviews)
This has got the be my pick for the hidden gem of Summer Season 2021. A truly unique and entertaining anime going against almost all of the Isekai genre's Stereotypes. While the show did have a slightly mediocre first few episodes it really picked up it's pace shortly after and became the series i was looking forward to the most each week.

First things first, my only real criticism for the show: The production feels really cheap. And while I am not sure whether this was intended or not by the studio, I won't sit here and pretend that it adds some sort of charm to read more
Sep 24, 2021
KANLen09 (All reviews)
YELP, an Isekai about the pangs of working at a Black Company!? Come save me Work Jesus, for the glory of capitalism!

We've seen shows present this topic before, most particularly and recently with Akane Shimizu's Hataraku Saibou BLACK a.k.a Cells at Work: Code Black, and it's what it is: the etymology of the term "black company" where it's typical practice to hire a large number of employees, exploit them to work large amounts of overtime without overtime pay with poor conditions, verbal abuse and "power harassment" (bullying) by their superiors, threatening them with disrepute if they chose to quit. And you can take all that read more
Sep 24, 2021
kataneer (All reviews)
Finally, we got an isekai that doesn’t treat its viewers as a bunch of horny degenerates, pedophile fetishists, or people who think that good animation is enough to call something a masterpiece. More surprisingly, it’s a comedy show from a person who knows what a good comedy is.

First and foremost, Meikyuu Black Company is a satire. A satire about all of the Japanese corporative culture, hell working conditions, workers’ servility, and chiefs who treats their subordinates as a useless piece of shit – all in a form of 12-eps isekai anime. Yeah, MBC world is not your typical pseudo-European medieval fantasy – it is a read more
Sep 24, 2021
SanaeK10 (All reviews)
Kamina is the protagonist. If that isn't enough to get you to watch this then I don't know what is. After god knows how many Isekai shows with a spineless doormat loser, or a nice guy self-insert genius messiah who brings such great innovations like basic technology and irrigation to Isekailand, it is just so utterly refreshing to see someone this charismatic take the helm of an Isekai.

And it's not just that it's an Isekai. Meikyuu Black Company deviates so much from the standard formula, setting, and even style that to call it a typical Isekai would be a great disservice. The show is a read more

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