Jigokuraku


Hell's Paradise

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Synonyms: Paradition, Heavenhell
Japanese: 地獄楽
English: Hell's Paradise
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Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 1, 2023 to Jul 1, 2023
Premiered: Spring 2023
Broadcast: Saturdays at 23:00 (JST)
Producers: Twin Engine
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: MAPPA
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, FantasyFantasy
Themes: GoreGore, HistoricalHistorical, SamuraiSamurai
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Statistics

Score: 8.111 (scored by 355583355,583 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #4972
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #303
Members: 676,545
Favorites: 7,573

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Synopsis

Sentenced to death, ninja Gabimaru the Hollow finds himself apathetic. After leading a blood-soaked life, Gabimaru believes he deserves to die. However, every attempt to execute him inexplicably fails. Finally, Sagiri Yamada Asaemon, a fledgling member of a famed executioner clan, is asked to take Gabimaru's life; yet Sagiri makes no move to kill him as requested.

Insisting that Gabimaru will not die because of his love for his wife, Sagiri instead offers him the chance to obtain a full pardon for his crimes. If he can travel to the island of Shinsekyo and obtain the Elixir of Life—which supposedly grants immortality—and bring it back for the shogun, then his freedom will be assured.

But of the many who have traveled to Shinsekyo in search of the mythical Elixir, not a single person has returned sound of mind, if at all. Though unaware of the numerous dangers ahead, Gabimaru decides to accept the offer—alongside ten other death row convicts—in hope that he and his wife may finally live in peace.

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Staff

Ishii, Nozomi
Producer
Kawagoe, Wataru
Producer, Production Manager, Production Assistant
Makita, Kaori
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Ebina, Yasunori
Sound Director


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"W●RK" by millennium parade and Sheena Ringo
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Ending Theme

"紙一重" by Uru




Reviews

Jul 4, 2023
FunnyFunny
Damn, I did not think I would ever give another anime a score of 10, but here we are. Of course, all those people criticizing Jigokuraku are not necessarily wrong - the anime is neither the next Shawshank Redemption nor one of Christopher Nolan's mind-bending masterpieces. Therefore, if you are one of those pseudo-intellectuals who only enjoys watching galaxy-brain-teaser shows whose depth is solely based on conveying simple concepts and premises in an unnecessarily complicated way that makes you feel like a genius once you finally understand it, then you should probably skip this anime, for it will not cure your chronic insecurity or make ...
Jul 2, 2023
Mixed Feelings
First of all, a quick writer’s note, as I’m writing this, it is June 30th, and it’s late at night, and I’ll be heading to bed right after I write this. The final episode of Hell’s Paradise airs in around nine to ten hours, and I’m just starting on my review. I did this intentionally though, to imitate a MAPPA style of production, rushing and submitting the work just a bit before it’s due to see how poorly this review will turn out.

Studio MAPPA has been known for taking on big name action or shounen titles as of late, with the likes of Jujutsu Kaisen, ...
Jul 1, 2023
FunnyFunny
Jigokuraku is the newest member of MAPPA’s line of adaptations of Shonen Jump titles, and just like the previous two, this one is garbage. What I had heard from Jigokuraku before made me afraid, after all, I hear it being compared to Jujutsu Kaisen and Chainsaw Man which is an immediate red flag, but I know some people recommend some series over the most superficial reasons, so maybe, this one won’t be actually that similar to those, maybe this one will be good right? Well, the answer is sadly no, I cannot even say I’m disappointed because I’m not, it turned out to be exactly ...

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