World Destruction: Sekai Bokumetsu no Rokunin

Sands of Destruction

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Japanese: ワールド・デストラクション ~世界撲滅の六人~
English: Sands of Destruction
German: Sands of Destruction
Spanish: Sands of Destruction
French: Sands of Destruction
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Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 8, 2008 to Sep 30, 2008
Premiered: Summer 2008
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: Sega
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: Production I.G
Source: Game
Genres: AdventureAdventure, FantasyFantasy
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.931 (scored by 2380623,806 users)
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Ranked: #44632
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Popularity: #3021
Members: 51,988
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Spinoff based on the Nintendo DS RPG game by SEGA, released in Japan July, 2008.

In a world where humans serve as livestock for the ruling beastman, and where sand fills the roles of water and fire. Kyrie is recruited by the "World Destruction Committee" to assist in putting an end to their world. Kyrie alone holds the power needed to do it.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Cook, Justin
Kuroki, Rui
Tada, Shunsuke
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Mima, Masafumi
Sound Director


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Feb 11, 2010
“Sands of Destruction” turns things around. Instead of being the guys who are saving the world, the main cast are the one trying to destroy it. This might lead you to believe that this is going to be a dark show, after all they are the “bad guys” this time. That couldn't be further from the truth. Almost nothing in the show is taken seriously, making the show a very carefree experience.

The premise plays out like this. A group of 3 people are trying to destroy the world, these 3 people are appropriately call “The World Destruction Committee”. The plan to destroy the world is ...
Aug 19, 2010
Mixed Feelings

The biggest problem with adapting a game is that all too often the reason for doing it has come from the marketing department rather than any desire to truly retell the game's story. Because of this, no effort is made to improve on the source material, and the whole thing becomes nothing more than a glorified advertisement for a game that probably isn't selling as well as the producers had hoped.

Part of the problem stems from the fact that the original storyline is normally standard RPG fare, the kind of generic sword and sorcery tale that seems all too common in the games market and ...
Jan 16, 2016
I honestly wished I could have enjoyed this more... It was recommended by a friend who absolutely loved it. Unfortunately, like so many other adaptations, this show can be summed up very simply: The game was better.

And the game was very well done. So seeing an attempt to cram the whole thing into just 13 episodes... Let's just say it was quite underwhelming.

None of the show's components on their own were BAD, per se... It was mostly just... Much like my views on Fruits Basket, already having seen the same story presented in a much better format, it was a little hard to enjoy ...

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FUNimation Acquires World Destruction

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